Travel Support for UK-based R&D SMEs to attend European Transport Research Events

Up to £700 to attend Urban Mobility Days (4-6 Oct, Seville) and/or European Automotive Research Partners Association Forum (17-18 Oct, Brussels)

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Up to £700 per SME


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Are you looking for collaboration opportunities? Do you want to find suitable partners for your project?

Apply now for up to £700 towards travel and accommodation costs to attend one or both of these European Research events. This is an excellent opportunity to build new projects and international partnerships in technology areas of your interest. To be eligible for support, you need to be a for-profit UK-based R&D performing SME according to the EU definition (see definition here).

Please note that applying for travel support does not guarantee you a place at these events. You need to register separately for the event/s you wish to attend as soon as possible. Do not wait for the decision on the travel award – spaces at the event are limited. For more information about the events and to register access:

Urban Mobility Days on 4th to 6th October 2023 in Seville (Spain)
Theme for 2023: “Transport skills”

And / or

European Automotive Research Partners Association, Future or Road Mobility (FORM) Forum on the 17th and 18th of October 2023 in Brussels
Theme for 2023: ‘Transitioning Road Mobility – towards resilience and circularity in a digital world’

And / or

SESAR Joint Undertaking (SESAR-JU) Annual Conference on 10th October in Brussels
SESAR is the technological pillar of the EU’s Single European Sky policy and a key enabler of the European Commission’s Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy.

And / or

European Zero Emission Bus Conference on 9th to 12th October 2023 in Brussels
Theme 2023: The 2023 event will be organised concurrently with @Busworld Europe 2023 in Belgium capital city of Brussels.

If successful in your application for travel and accommodation costs, you will receive support prior to the event to help you get the maximum benefit from attending. Please note, successful applicants will need to adhere to Innovate UK KTN’s policy for reasonable travel expenses (in line with HMRC travel and subsistence overview), a copy will be provided to successful applicants.

Your full application form, including your personal data, will be shared with the relevant Horizon Europe National Contact Points at Innovate UK for the purpose of evaluating your application. Please see the Innovate UK privacy notice for information on how they will store and handle personal data in line with UK data protection legislation.


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