2m in funding over four separate challenges with grants of up to £30K and up to £100k for the Future of Freight challenge. The individual challenges are:
Challenge 1: Maritime Decarbonisation (£30k Grants Available)
Focused on pre-commercial solutions, also to support early-stage proof of concept innovation which support maritime decarbonization.
Challenge 2: COVID-19 Recovery and Resilient Transport Systems (£30k Grants Available)
Innovations to aid COVID-19 recovery within the transport sector and support transport modes, passengers, and staff to improve preparedness and resilience for future pandemic and biosecurity threats.
Challenge 3: Future of Freight (£30k and £100k Grants Available)
To support innovative ideas that address opportunities and challenges that face the Freight and Logistics sector and its ancillary/supporting services.
Challenge 4: Open Call (£30k Grants Available)
Innovative ideas that address real UK transport challenges, across all modes and technology areas. NB. although the open funding call is available for all transport challenges, applicants should consider their proposals within the context of DfT’s priorities and innovation needs.
Applications close at midnight on Sunday 7 November 2021, and we ask you to direct interested individuals to our community platform to apply.
If you are a Worcestershire based business, for more info follow this link – Connected Places Catapult Community Platform