EIT Urban Mobility: UK community building and upcoming funding opportunities

Join us to discuss upcoming EU funding opportunities whilst engaging with UK local authorities, academics, and industry innovators.

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10.00 - 11.30



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EIT Urban Mobility: UK community building and upcoming funding opportunities

About the event

The UK has associated to Horizon Europe which means that UK innovators from businesses, universities, charities, or local authorities will be eligible to receive funding from the EU for their participation in Horizon Europe, including from the EIT Urban Mobility.

EIT Urban Mobility is an EU co-funded initiative under the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) focused on tackling urban mobility challenges in Europe. It brings together stakeholders from academia, industry, and government to foster innovation and entrepreneurship in areas including:

  • Reducing congestion
  • Enhancing public transportation
  • Promoting sustainable mobility solutions

Through collaborative research, innovation projects, and education programmes, EIT Urban Mobility aims to create a more sustainable and inclusive urban mobility systems across Europe.

Join us for this free webinar on Friday 26th April at 10.00 (UK time) to learn more about EIT Urban Mobility and the forthcoming funding opportunities for innovative projects that you can be part of.

Webinar agenda

  • 10:00am-10:05am Welcome & Introduction
    Kamran Choudhury – Knowledge Transfer Manager – European Programmes, Innovate UK Business Connect.
  • 10:05am-10:20am Horizon Europe and UK Association to the programme
    Louise Mothersole, Horizon Europe UK National Contact Point for Mobility at Innovate UK.
  • 10:20am-10:40am EIT Urban Mobility and forthcoming funding opportunities
    Willem-Frederik Metzelaar, Head of Innovation Hub West; Kristy Tong, City Development & Funding Officer; and Alex Bojeri, Innovation Lifecycle Officer. All three speakers work at EIT Urban Mobility (Innovation Hub West). Kristy will be speaking about this Main Innovation Open Call 2025 during this webinar.
  • 10:40am-10:55am Living LAPT Project – Autonomous Shuttles
    Prof Bani Anvari, Professor of Intelligent Mobility at University College London will be delivering a presentation about their project, which was previously a successful recipient of EIT Urban Mobility co-funding.
  • 10:55am-11:10am A previously successful SME Market Expansion Call project: Luna Systems – pilot with Istanbul (2023)
    Maria Diviney, Co-Founder and COO of Luna Systems.
  • 11:10am-11:30am Q&A


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Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe is an opportunity for all types of UK organisations (including businesses and academia) to get funding for research and innovation.


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