Transport for the North search for innovators

Posted on: 23/08/2017

Building on Smart and Integrated Travel work, Transport for the North are looking for innovators developing real-time, multimodal travel info systems.

As part of the Highways UK 2017 event, Transport for the North are looking for innovators who can help provide improved real-time, multi-modal travel information solutions that improve journey time reliability, helping to transform the North’s economy.

New for the 2017 event, the Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge is a competition involving specific infrastructure client challenges set by Highways England, Bristol City Council, Transport for the North, England’s¬†Economic Heartland,¬†the London Air Quality Commission,¬†and Transport Scotland. These challenges require innovative technical solutions to problems involving customer service, network efficiency, safety and security, and /or performance.

Each shortlisted candidate will be able to exhibit their solution for free and will be asked to give a 5-minute presentation in The Hub. Each of the challenger clients will be tasked to pick a winner from the shortlist and award a prize at a special ceremony during the event on Thursday, November 9th. Winners will receive various levels of non-financial support from the challenger client.

Download the 2017 challenges here, and click here to apply.

Application closing date: 22nd September 2017.

For general enquiries contact Andrew Dowding at Highways UK.

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