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WEBCAST: CAV Testing Infrastructure Event
Tue 4 April 2017, 10:00 – 13:00 BST
In the 2016 Autumn statement, the Government announced that up to £100m will be invested in new UK CAV Testing Infrastructure. This session will outline the vision and plans for how this investment will be delivered for the UK,
The UK has an opportunity to be one of the world’s premier development locations for innovative future vehicle technology, supporting our industrial strategy, and making vehicles that are safer, cleaner and more enjoyable. To achieve this, Government and industry will work together to create the world’s most effective connected and autonomous vehicle testing ecosystem, integrating existing proving grounds and public road test sites across the UK’s existing automotive and technology heartlands, strengthening existing capabilities and creating new ones.
Innovate UK are managing a collaborative research and development competition on behalf of the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV).
Innovate UK and KTN are holding this event to help business understand the likely scope and opportunities of this competition. The funding will likely offer an opportunity for businesses of all sizes (micro, small, medium and large) as well as academics, researchers and public sector.