Encouraging cycling & walking: apply for business funding

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Submission Deadline: 7th June 2017, Noon

Funding Available: £470,000

Funding is available for organisations with innovative projects that lead to people walking and cycling more. Innovations may include technology, infrastructure, manufacturing or behavioural change.

The government’s vision is for cycling and walking to become the natural choice for shorter journeys. The Department for Transport (DfT) is funding this competition and is inviting proposals which:

  • remove current barriers to walking and cycling
  • encourage people to make more journey stages by bicycle or on foot

To meet these aims DfT intends to focus on: better safety, better mobility, better streets.

This is a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) competition. It has 2 phases:

  • Phase 1 - up to £170,000 is available
  • Phase 2 - up to £300,000 is available

Click here for more information and to apply.