The Department for Transport (DfT) is grant funding technology innovation in the transport sector.
The funding scheme is open to micro businesses, SMEs or academia, to support research projects that could lead to the development of successful new transport products, processes or services.
Transport - Technology Research Innovation Grant offers 100% funding for projects in 3 separate areas:
- new transport ideas – successful applicants will be awarded fully-funded grants of up to £25,000
- solutions to challenges in aviation security - £300,00 is available for up to 10 projects
- intelligent transport systems - £150,000 to fund 3 to 6 projects
The deadline is Monday 22 August, 2016, with projects running between 19 September, 2016 and 9 January, 2017.