Funding opportunity

Funding opportunity: SBRI first of a kind rail demonstrations: 2021

Apply for a share of up to £9 million, inclusive of VAT, to develop a demonstrator.

The demonstrator must:

  • increase customers’ confidence
  • enhance customers’ experience
  • deliver a railway that:
    • is easy to use
    • offers low emissions and is greener.

Eligibility summary

To lead a project, your organisation can work alone or with other organisations as subcontractors. It must be registered in the UK, EU or EEA.

Contracts will be awarded to a single legal entity only.

Your project must include:

  • a railway asset owner (stations, rolling stock, infrastructure)
  • an experienced railway organisation
  • a railway organisation that has the potential to become a customer (these can all be the same organisation)
  • a potential integration partner.

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