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TBAT Innovation, Exhibitors at RSN 2020 – Provide Expertise for Rail Funding Opportunity

SBRI Rail Demonstrations: First of a Kind 2020

Opening Date: 13th January 2020

Closing Date: 11th March 2020

Innovate UK and the Department for Transport (DfT) have released another round of First of a Kind funding for the Rail Industry.

There’s £9.4 million available to fund projects demonstrating how proven technologies can be integrated into a railway environment for the first time. This is to encourage innovation in the rail industry through the use of novel technologies and innovative uses of data, helping innovative suppliers take the final step to market readiness.

It’s expected that the funding will support projects in all 4 defined themes, with project costs between £100,000 and £400,000 and 100% of project costs funded.

The 4 themed areas make it possible for businesses to focus directly on what Innovate UK are looking to support – just some of the technologies they’re interested in are:

Theme 1: environmental sustainability

This can include:

Theme 2: customer experience

This can include:

Theme 3: optimised railway operations

This can include:

Theme 4: optimised and cost-effective maintenance

This can include:


You can find more details on the competition scope and eligibility here on our website.

At TBAT, we work with innovative businesses involved in rail infrastructure, helping them access funding for their research and development and have done for over 17 years. We have expert Consultants that have worked for large rail enterprises in previous roles, gaining first-hand experience on cutting-edge projects that have influenced the way the rail industry is currently operated.

Our technological background and expertise in the industry and the R&D grant funding landscape makes us the perfect match to help your business access the funding needed to develop the next big thing in rail!

Get in touch with us today to secure our expertise in identifying if this competition is suitable for your project and writing and reviewing your application.

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