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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.

Our Transport Systems Expert

Rob Furlong

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Funding Opportunities

SBRI Competition rail demonstrations: first of a kind 2021

Organisations can apply for a share of up to £9 million inclusive of VAT, to develop demonstrators that increase customers’ confidence and enhance experience, deliver a railway that is easy to use, offer low emissions and a greener railway.

Opens: 08/02/2021 Closes: 10/03/2021

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KTN-iX: Solutions to Understand Vehicle Use and Charging Requirements

This Innovation Exchange challenge is delivered by KTN on behalf of London Fire Brigade to identify innovative solutions to novel solutions to understand vehicle use and charging requirements. The winning business(es) will be invited to present their solutions directly to London Fire Brigade and the Greater London Authority and form potential partnerships.

Opens: 04/02/2021 Closes: 04/03/2021

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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

04.08.2020

Transport funding round-up

Find out about the latest funding calls which are relevant to the Transport sector. Last updated 10th Feb 2021.

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25.01.2021

Rail Innovation Exhibition 2021: exhibitors announced

Many of the companies due to exhibit at the Rail Innovation Exhibition 2021, 9-12 February have been announced.

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