British SMEs get a helping hand to showcase their expertise at Los Angeles ITS Congress

Small and medium enterprises will get a high-profile platform at the huge Intelligent Transport Systems World Congress in Los Angeles next month thanks to a unique partnership of leading supporters of UK transport technology. The British Pavilion, hosted by Innovate UK and the Department of International Trade in the US is being supported by the […]

Innovate UK and CCS offer Highways UK opportunity

Innovate UK and Crown Commercial Service are jointly hosting the Government Funding Pavilion at Highways UK at Birmingham’s NEC in 2-3 Nov. The stand will represent the story of innovations from concept, through development to market and we plan to host sampler organisations who have successfully circumnavigated this journey to showcase and give support to […]

KTN and Innovate UK delivering zero emission road freight demonstrations

The Knowledge Transfer Network and Innovate UK are teaming up on 18 August to host a webinar discussion the zero emission road freight demonstration programme. This programme will collect evidence to inform the rapid decarbonisation of the UK’s heavy freight sector and will enable the phase out of the sale of new non-zero emission HGVs […]

ITS (UK) invites members to the Los Angeles World Congress

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems industry association is working with partners from the transport technology industry to deliver a major presence for UK participants at the ITS World Congress in Los Angeles from 18-22 September. It is working with partners the Transport Technology Forum and other stakeholders including the Department for Transport, Innovate UK and […]

New project surveys potential benefits of digital roads

A new project is getting underway to analyse the potential benefits of increasing connectivity and use of digital technology on local roads in England to create “digital roads”. Digital Roads is a broad concept where increasing use of information technology, data and connectivity allows step-changes to the way roads are designed, built, managed and used. […]

CCAV and Innovate UK launch new CAV engagement

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and Innovate UK have announced a series of industry engagement events to present and discuss the proposed focus for our future work. This includes engagement with local authorities, transport authorities and transport operators of all types, who are interested in automated vehicle applications. These will be starting in, […]

TRL demonstrates hydrogen-powered ship solution

A consortium of partners led by TRL and part-funded by Innovate UK has announced the UK’s first demonstration of zero-emission marine technology in the Tees Valley as an example of how the freight sector could use hydrogen technology to decarbonise. In a bid to show the path available for the maritime sector to decarbonise, the […]

Highways UK starts today

The UK’s flagship highways and transport event, Highways UK, starts today in Hall 9 & 10 at the Birmingham NEC. As well as two halls full of exhibitors including all the major tier 1 contractors, National Highways and the rest highways supply chain, there are several theatres covering a number of important subjects over the […]

ITS (UK) helps SMEs take part in ITS World Congress

The UK’s Intelligent Transport Systems Industry Association, ITS (UK), is leading an offer to small and medium enterprises to take a place on the UK’s pavilion at October’s ITS World Congress in Hamburg. The UK will have a significant presence in the exhibition, with a large stand supported by Innovate UK, Visit Britain, the Department […]

Innovate UK launches UK Transport Vision 2050

Innovate UK has announced the launch of its UK Transport Vision 2050. The new document sets out the changes, challenges and opportunities that will confront the transport sector over the next 30 years. The vision is an in-depth study that sets out what the UK transport system may look like in 2050 and outlines the […]

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