Innovate at High Speed Two Ltd (HS2) 2020 Phase 1 Competition Briefing Event

KTN is holding a briefing event and online networking for the Innovate at High Speed Two Ltd (HS2) 2020 SBRI competition.

Event Details


10.00 - 12.00



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High Speed Two Ltd (HS2), in collaboration with Innovate UK, is to invest £300,000 (including VAT) in a new competition to deliver innovative operational solutions.

Webcast recording and slides are now available

Find the slides here.


This SBRI competition, Innovate at HS2 2020, Phase 1, will open on the 21st October 2020 and close 16th December 2020. This is anticipated to be phase 1 of a 2 phase competition, with phase 1 focusing on feasibility studies.

KTN will host an online briefing event on 12th November for you to find out more about the competition. An online networking system will be available for you to pre-schedule 1:1 meetings with other delegates following the briefing.

Applications will be sought for feasibility studies delivering innovative solutions within the themes of:

  • Reduce manual operations
  • Project interfaces
  • Waste in construction
  • Recruitment and onboarding
  • Procurement loss prevention.

Practical solutions as well as strategic, new technology-based solutions are both welcome. Project duration for phase 1 activities will be 3 months and will not exceed £30,000 including VAT.


  • Open: 21st October 2020
  • Briefing event: 12th November 2020
  • Close: 16th December 2020
  • Project start: 01st March 2021
  • Project finish: 3 month project duration

Online Networking: KTN are making their online networking platform, Meeting Mojo, available for those interested in this competition. Meeting Mojo allows you to see profiles of other delegates, exchange messages with them and arrange pre-scheduled video calls (which will take place after the briefing).


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