News & Case Studies

8 August 2017

The Fifth Accelerating Innovation in Rail (AIiR 5) competition opens on 18 September 2017

Innovate UK is managing this collaborative R & D competition on behalf of the Department for Transport (DfT) to accelerate innovation in the UK rail sector, to enable technologies to be readily and rapidly integrated into the railway system.

Businesses will be able to apply for funding to develop technology prototypes in the broad areas of:

  • Intelligent trains
  • Minimal disruption to train services

KTN will be delivering a series of briefing and brokerage events around the country during the last 2 weeks of September and the first week of October.

Please monitor the KTN or InnovateUK websites for updates.


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