The Department for Transport (DfT) will work with Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, to invest up to £10 million in innovation projects.
This investment is for advanced feasibility studies and industrial research in supply chain technology.
Your project can be for the future use of zero emission trucks, including battery electric trucks, hydrogen fuel cell trucks, or trucks which will be operated on an electric road system.
This competition specifically focuses on supply chain technology – strand 3 (this strand).
Your project must:
To lead a project your organisation must:
If the lead organisation is an RTO it must collaborate with two businesses.
Academic institutions cannot lead or work alone.
Innovate UK will fund feasibility projects and industrial research projects as part of this competition.
The aim of this competition is to fund ambitious industry-led research into supply chain technology for zero emission capable freight vehicles over 3.5 tonnes and the supporting infrastructure.
Your proposal must:
At the end of the feasibility study or industrial research, your project must have reached one of the following stages:
Your project can:
Your project can focus on one or more of the following to address the challenges associated with the transition to zero emission road freight: