£1.3 million to back cutting-edge transport projects

A £1.3 million competition to transform the transport sector, grow the economy and inspire innovation has been launched today (17 April). The latest round of the Government’s Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) is now open, with organisations and academics able to win up to £45,000 in funding. The TRIG scheme, delivered by Connected Places […]

New £1.8 million competition launched to support innovative transport solutions

A new £1.8 million competition is opening to support the latest innovative transport solutions as the government seeks to grow the economy while looking at ways to decarbonise transport.  The latest round of funding through the Transport Research and Innovation Grant (TRIG) competition has opened today (23 October 2023) and sees an increased available grant amount per […]

New eCall project looks to benefit emergency services’ and road operators’ response to help save lives and identify vulnerable drivers

A group of connected vehicle experts are undertaking a new project to give emergency services and road operators essential data about road crashes in real time. Responding to collisions, stranded vehicles and potentially vulnerable drivers is a priority for the UK’s emergency services.  Faster response and detailed information regarding the vehicle are the focus of […]

World’s first highways-asset Rapid Impact Assessment tool, Stormchain, wins TRIG funding

Stormchain, the world’s first integrated emergency management tool, developed in response to the highly respected Department of Transport Resilience Review, has become one of the recipients of this year’s Transport-Technology Research and Innovation Grants Programme (TRIG). The new highway Rapid Impact Assessment system supports local authorities during any extreme weather, threat or hazard event. Funding […]


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