Transport Systems

Transport Systems looks holistically across transport modes, infrastructure and control systems (e.g. communication, smart ticketing, remote control & supervision) as well as new business models such as Mobility-as-a-Service.

Transport Systems offer new opportunities to create improved efficiencies in the movement of people, goods and services. The future is a seamless end-to-end journey to improve people’s lives in remote, rural and urban regions addressing the needs of the individual and benefits to society.

Whether the solution is on-demand travel options, smart ticketing, digital and communication services or new business models, the key is to unlock the potential and deliver solutions to transform the UK’s transport system.

Innovate UK KTN’s Transport team works with government, industry, transport stakeholders and transport operators in the UK to unlock opportunities to enable seamless travel. Engaging with the team will enable new collaborations and introductions to speed up innovation in the transport sector.

Related Opportunities

Freight Innovation Fund Accelerator

Opens: 09/01/2023 Closes: 05/02/2023

Up to 12 SMEs will be selected to join a 6-month programme with up to £150,000 of funding to trial their freight solutions.

More Information

Transport Pathfinder 2023

Opens: 01/01/2023 Closes: 27/02/2023

Do you have an inspirational, life-enhancing idea, prototype, or plan to reimagine how transport options in the UK can better support a rapidly ageing population to stay connected, active, and independent for longer?

More Information

Innovation Exchange challenge: Accessible Boarding Ramps For Trains

Opens: 23/01/2023 Closes: 27/02/2023

The Innovation Exchange is working alongside South Western Railway (SWR), who are looking to engage innovators and innovative companies to design accessible boarding ramps for the platform-train interface on narrow-width platforms. It is essential that any solution is simple and safe for staff to us…

More Information
Local Net Zero Targets & Behaviour Change
Recorded: 1st February 2023

Local Net Zero Targets & Behaviour Change

Innovate UK KTN and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) present the third webinar of their new ‘Behaviour change & business series’ focusing on behaviour change and its applications for Local Authorities to meet Net Zero. In this recording, you will hear from experts exploring what motivates people to move towards Net Zero and who are the, often overlooked, “middle actors” who can help Places to meet Net Zero.

Read More

Related News

EV Charging Innovation Showcase: Transitioning the UK to zero emission new cars and vans by 2035

18/10/2022

EV Charging Innovation Showcase: Transitioning the UK to zero emission new cars and vans by 2035

The Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Innovation Showcase demonstrated the latest electric vehicle charging products and services with creative new designs and technology for low-cost, scalable charging solutions.

Read more
First of a Kind 2022 Winners Announced

14/11/2022

First of a Kind 2022 Winners Announced

The Department for Transport and Innovate UK are delighted to announce the first set of winners for the First of Kind (FOAK) 2022 competition. Winners will receive funding to help develop novel technology which improves rail freight services and lowers carbon emissions from trains.

Read more
More News
Close

Connect with Innovate UK KTN

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