DFT Funding For Low Carbon Transport Innovation

Transport Research and Innovation Grants 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Connected Places Catapult, is offering Transport Research and Innovation Grants (TRIG 2021) to fully fund proof-of-concept research projects in support of innovative ideas or concepts that facilitate a better transport system.

The TRIG Programme aims to;

  • Foster innovation to improve UK transport.
  • Generate growth in the transport sector.
  • Build links between policy teams in DfT and innovators.

The competition encourages applications with innovative ideas across all areas of transport with some funding ringfenced for projects addressing COVID-19 Recovery and Resilient Transport Systems, Maritime Decarbonisation and Future of Freight challenges.

£30k, 100% funded grants are available to innovators to prove new concepts in transport technology.

There are also a limited number of £100k grants available within the Future of Freight theme.

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