T-TRIG funds early-stage research projects into innovative ideas or concepts to help create a better transport system in the UK.

The Transport Technology Research Innovation Grant (T-TRIG) is part of the Department for Transport’s Innovation Grant funding.

The purpose of the scheme is to:

– reduce barriers to innovation and advance technology in transport
– enable a better transport system in the UK
– exploit smart ideas that have the potential to develop further
– fund early-stage innovations to take to the next stage of development

The scheme funds research into a wide-range of novel and innovative solutions that use science, engineering and technology to advance the UK’s transport system.

T-TRIG competition

This round of T-TRIG has 3 separate calls:

– an open call for novel and innovative ideas focused on transport
– a targeted call on maritime autonomy, technology and solutions to reduce shipping emissions call
Рa targeted call on using big data and machine learning to improve the UK’s road network

UK-based research organisations or businesses of any size can apply for T-TRIG funding and briefing webinars will hosted by the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN).

Register for a webinar:

– Weds 20 December 2017

– Thurs 4 January 2018

For full details click here to visit the DfT website.

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