Events > Future of Transport Month, November 2020

Future of Transport Month

November 2020

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Current Opportunities:


  • The recent launch of the UK's Automotive Transformation Fund is dedicated to supporting the large-scale industrialisation of an electrified supply chain with a focus on batteries, fuel cells, and power electronics
  • The Faraday Battery Challenge Round 4 is now open for companies to apply for up to £10m towards the development of EV battery technology






Smart cities

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Key UK Organizations





The Advanced Propulsion Centre is a non-profit organization that facilitates funding to UK-based research and development projects developing low-carbon emission powertrain technologies.

Website: www.apcuk.co.uk


Established in 2015, CCAV is an expert unit that is working with industry and academia to make everyday journeys greener, safer, more flexible and more reliable by shaping the safe and secure emergence of connected and self-driving vehicles in the UK and by leading the government’s Future of Transport strategy.

Website: www.gov.uk/CCAV


UK Research and Innovation

UKRI works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £8 billion, UKRI brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

Website: www.ukri.org


Department for Transport

We work with our agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move.

Website: www.gov.uk/department-for-transport


Connected Places Catapult

The Connected Places Catapult focuses on growing businesses with innovations in mobility services and the built environment that enable new levels of physical, digital and social connectedness. The Connected Places Catapult operates at the intersection between public and private sectors and between local government and transport authorities. We convene the disparate parts of the market to help innovators navigate the complexity of doing business, creating new commercial opportunities and improving productivity, socio-economic and environmental benefits for places.

Website: www.cp.catapult.org.uk


To tour the UK ecosystem, sign up to join our virtual mission to LCV-CAM! More information can be found on our Get Involved Page.

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