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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

5G enabled road and rail transport trials in the West Midlands, round 2

UK registered businesses can apply for a share of up to £2.5 million to support development of 5G enabled transport innovations. This funding is from West Midlands 5G (WM5G).

Opens: 16/09/2020 Closes: 02/12/2020

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Improving Access to Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure - Scotland

Scottish Enterprise wishes to procure R&D services to explore and develop technological solutions to the challenge of improving access to electric vehicles charging infrastructure.

Opens: 12/10/2020 Closes: 07/12/2020

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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 18th November 2020.

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09.11.2020

First wave of Future Flight projects announced to negate COVID-19 impacts and deliver new aviation technologies

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced the first wave of winners from a £33.5 million investment in new aviation technologies and use of drones to combat COVID-19.

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