Competition guidance for SBRI first of a kind round 3: resilience, freight, noise and environment

Businesses can apply for a share of £5.5 million, including VAT, to develop demonstrators to enhance resilience, freight operations and the environment.



To lead a project, you can be an organisation of any size and must:

  • carry out your project in the UK
  • involve an owner of railway assets (such as stations, rolling stock or infrastructure), an experienced railway organisation and a railway organisation that has the potential to become a customer (this can be the same organisation or 3 separate organisations)
  • include a potential integration partner as a subcontractor

Partners can only be involved on a subcontract basis.

This competition closes at midday 12pm UK time on the deadline.

Please read the full competition scope before you apply.

Published 4 February 2019
Last updated 20 February 2019 + show all updates
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