Info
Info

Using simulation to test driverless vehicles: apply for funding

News

Businesses can apply for a share of up to £15 million to develop simulation technologies that help to speed up adoption of driverless and connected vehicles.

Info

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) in partnership with Innovate UK has up to £15 million to invest in projects that use simulation and modelling in the development of approvals and standards for autonomous and connected vehicles.

Driverless vehicles on the roads

UK government has said that it expects driverless vehicles to be on UK roads by 2021.

Testing physical vehicles in all conceivable situations is likely to be expensive and time-consuming. Development of connected and autonomous vehicles and battery technologies is therefore a core part of government's Industrial Strategy.

It recently announced a Sector Deal with the automotive industry that secures joint investment and long-term commitments in design and development of connected and autonomous vehicles, the research and development of battery technology and manufacture of ultra-low and zero emission vehicles.

The announcement included the £15 million from CCAV in this competition to speed up adoption and development of standards and regulations.

Confidence in technologies

Regulators and manufacturers need to be confident that vehicle control systems are effective in all situations if driverless vehicles are to be allowed on the roads.

The competition is seeking ways of using simulation and modelling techniques to rigorously test vehicle control systems that support quick development and adoption.

A further competition in 2019 is expected to support capital investment in this area.

Competition information

the competition is open, and the deadline for applications is 2 May 2018

projects must be led by a business working with partners

we expect projects to have total costs of up to £5 million and to last up to 2 years

businesses could attract up to 70% of their total project costs

Find out more about this competition and apply.



The Latest News, Brought To You By
Using simulation to test driverless vehicles: apply for funding
Modified on Tuesday 16th January 2018
Find all articles related to:
Using simulation to test driverless vehicles: apply for funding
TaaS Technology Magazine
Info
Groupe Renault’s Zity Deploys Electric Car-sharing Service In Paris
FCA-ENGIE Eps Begin Work On Vehicle-to-Grid Pilot Project
Cubic’s Trafficware Brings Next Wave Of Connected Vehicle Technology With ATMS 2.10
AMTE Power And Britishvolt Sign MoU For UK’s Landmark Battery Giga Factory
Squad Solar City Car Launches Design Update With Doors And Aircon Options
MANN+HUMMEL Filter Cubes Provide Clean Air In Heilbronn, South Korea And Brazil
LiDAR Startup SOS LAB Closes A $8 Million Series A+ Round
HUBER+SUHNER Enables Continuous EV Charging At 500A
Liberty Global Announces New Joint Venture – Liberty Charge
Mazda Starts Production Of Its First EV, The Mazda MX-30
ZF CeTrax To Go Into Production In Q3 2020
New Approach To Simulation Set To Revolutionise Autonomous Vehicle Training And Testing
NewMotion Appoints Melanie Lane As CEO
All Volkswagen Retail Partners Agree New Sales Model For ID. Family
Lucid Motors Announces Jonathan Butler As VP, General Counsel
The City Of Craiova In Romania Orders 16 Articulated Electric Buses From Solaris
Ultium Cells Starts Ground Prep On New EV Battery Cell Facility In Lordstown
Scania To Deliver 75 Battery Electric Trucks To ASKO In Norway
KPMG Strengthens Mobility Practice With New Senior Appointments
Cerence To Deliver Conversational AI For Audi’s Next-generation Voice Assistant
Hyundai Mobis Develops An Artificial Engine Sound Using The Grill Cover Of The EV
ŠKODA Scooter Offers Sustainable Mobility For The Last Mile
KYB Corporation Partners With REE Automotive
Octopus Energy Launches Its EV Charging Network In The UK
Info
Info
×
Search the news archive

To close this popup you can press escape or click the close icon.
Logo
×
Logo
×
Register - Step 1

You may choose to subscribe to the TaaS Magazine, the TaaS Newsletter, or both. You may also request additional information if required, before submitting your application.


Please subscribe me to:

 

You chose the industry type of "Other"

Please enter the industry that you work in:
Please enter the industry that you work in:
 
X
Info
X
Info
{taasPodcastNotification}