AI for Transport Workshop

Join Innovate UK BridgeAI strategic partners, STFC Hartree Center, in Cheshire for a workshop to learn more about the benefits of the BridgeAI programme and the challenges of AI adoption in the Transportation section.

Event Details


10.00 - 15.30



Share this event

Recording now available


Could you use AI to solve your automotive, aerospace, rail or maritime challenges?

Join us to discover how AI can be applied to increase productivity, boost innovation and create new solutions for the transport sector. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the challenges of AI adoption and how they intersect with the automotive, aerospace, rail and maritime industries and how we can collaborate to solve them.

There will be an opportunity to hear from key speakers from the Department for Transport, Innovate UK, The Alan Turing Institute, Digital Catapult and the STFC Hartree Centre, as well as contribute to round table discussions and ask your questions to a panel of technology and industry experts. This will be an excellent opportunity to hear more about the Innovate UK BridgeAI programme and its benefits and discuss the challenges and opportunities for the transportation sector.

Why attend?

  • Enhance knowledge and familiarity with emerging digital methods and technologies including data science and AI
  • Spark ideas about how AI can be applied to transport industries specifically
  • Discuss your specific challenges with AI experts, get immediate answers, one-to-one advice and support navigating the available BridgeAI opportunities
  • Equip your organisation to leverage data and AI for solving challenges and boosting productivity


  • 10:00 – Registration, Refreshments and Networking
  • 10:30 – Welcome and Introduction
  • 10:45 – Keynote: Alex Mindell Head of AI and Autonomy at DfT
  • 11:15 – Break and Refreshments
  • 11:30 – Overview of the BridgeAI Programme
  • 12:00 – Break Out Sessions: Sector Challenges and Opportunities
  • 12:45 – Lunch and Networking
  • 13:30 – Panel Q/A
  • 14:30 – Wrap up: Summary, Feedback and Next Steps
  • 15:00 – Networking and Refreshments
  • 15:30 – Close

What is the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)’s Hartree Centre?

The Hartree Centre helps UK businesses and organisations of any size to explore and adopt innovative supercomputing, big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies for enhanced productivity, smarter innovation and economic growth.

Backed by significant UK Government funding and strategic industry partnerships, the Hartree Centre is home to some of the most advanced digital technologies and experts in the UK.

As part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council and UK Research and Innovation, the Hartree Centre builds on a wealth of established scientific heritage and a network of international expertise, helping the UK to stay at the forefront of pioneering computational science and digital innovation.

Related programme



Empowering UK organisations to harness the power of AI through support and funding, bridging the AI divide for a more productive UK.


Connect with Innovate UK Business Connect

Join Innovate UK Business Connect's mailing list to receive updates on funding opportunities, events and to access Innovate UK Business Connect's deep expertise. Please check your email to confirm your subscription and select your area(s) of interest.