SBRI Rail Demonstrations: First of a Kind 2022

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Apply for a share of £7.6 million in funding to create more reliable and greener railways

The Department for Transport is funding a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition to deliver high maturity demonstrations of innovations to the UK railways.

The initiative aims to accelerate innovation in the UK rail sector, and enable technologies to be readily and efficiently integrated into the railway system.

This First of a Kind (FOAK) competition has three themes:

Organisations can apply for a share of £7.6 million, inclusive of VAT, to deliver innovations to address railway priorities across the three themes. All strands of the competition are now open and will close on Wednesday 8 June 2022 at 11:00.

Briefing event

For more information on the background and scope of this competition, potential applicants can attend a briefing event in Birmingham on 5 May 2022. The event will also be streamed online, and a recording of the briefing will be made available.

Register to attend the SBRI: FOAK 2022 briefing event.

First published 27 April 2022