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Transport Systems

Transport Systems looks holistically across transport modes, infrastructure and control systems ( e.g. communication, smart ticketing, remote control & supervision) plus new business models such as Mobility-as-a-Service.

Transport Systems offer new opportunities to create improved efficiencies in the movement of people, goods and services. The future is a seamless end-to-end journey to improve people’s lives in remote, rural and urban regions addressing the needs of the individual and benefits to society. Whether the solution is on-demand travel options, smart ticketing, digital and communication services or new business models, the key is to unlock the potential and deliver solutions to transform the UK’s transport system.

KTN’s Transport team work with government, industry, transport stakeholders and transport operators in the UK to unlock opportunities to enable seamless travel.  Engaging with the team will enable new collaborations and introductions to speed up innovation in the transport sector.

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Rob Furlong

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Funding Opportunities

APC 19: Developing automotive technologies and growing capability

UK businesses can apply for a share of £25 million for late-stage research and development projects that help accelerate the UK towards a net-zero automotive future.

Opens: 09/08/2021 Closes: 06/10/2021

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Innovate UK Smart Grants: October 2021

UK registered organisations can apply for a share of up to £25million for game-changing and commercially viable R&D innovation that can significantly impact the UK economy.

Opens: 07/10/2021 Closes: 05/01/2022

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Recorded: 15th September

West Midlands 5G Round 2 Briefing

Up to £2.5 million is available for innovation projects that develop a new service or product. These must improve road and rail operational efficiency, provide better-connected transport or improve the experience for travellers.

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News

28.07.2021

Accessibility across all transport modes

The Department for Transport has announced a range of initiatives to support and enable confident travel for disabled people, linked to the National Disability Strategy. Disabled passengers will have better accessibility when using transport and a significant say in how they travel and how the future of transport is shaped.  The initiatives are welcomed by KTN’s Transport Team, who are acutely aware of the importance of accessibility across all modes of transport.

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17.09.2021

London International Shipping Week 2021 takeaways

London International Shipping Week 2021 was held from 13th to 17th September, and for most of the industry represented the first chance to get together physically and discuss the opportunities and barriers facing the industry since the start of the pandemic.

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