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Tesla woos Wall Street and drivers with autonomous vehicle fanfare

Yesterday was a somewhat mixed day for Tesla, as the electric carmaker announced that Q1 shipments fell 31% on the previous quarter, due in large part to transit delays in getting its Model 3 sedan into Europe and China. Read More

Researchers quantify the impact of autonomous vehicles on traffic

Researchers of the UWICORE laboratory, of the Miguel Hernández University (UMH) of Elche, have proven that the coexistence between autonomous and conventional vehicles will noticeably influence the estimated effects of autonomous driving. Read More

Brexit threatens UK’s pole position in autonomous vehicle race

According to a new report produced by SMMT and Frost & Sullivan, the UK is one of, if not the, leading nation worldwide in the connected and autonomous vehicles segment. Read More

Self-driving cars are now on the streets of Hamburg

The carmaker announced Wednesday that its first tests of vehicles with Level 4 automation in a major German city are underway. The e-Golf cars Volkswagen is testing are designed to handle complex urban traffic patterns without help from drivers, although they must be ready to intervene. Read More

Connected Places Catapult set to accelerate smarter living and travelling

The Connected Places Catapult, a new organisation which combines the Transport Systems and Future Cities Catapults, has officially begun operations. Read More

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Featured Events

Transportation-as-a-Service Technology Conference

A two-day global conference and exhibition dedicated to covering the key topics of the CAVs, EVs, Battery/Energy, Infrastructure and Future Mobility industry. The conference takes place at the National Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham, UK. Read more at www.taas.technology and use promo code ICAV25 when registering to get your discount.

ICAV Annual Dinner

The International Connected Autonomous Vehicle annual Founder Dinner is one of our most prestigious events bringing together all the movers and shakers from the CAV industry attended by senior executives and thought leaders from a variety of leading organisations the ICAV event is the premier event for the Connected Autonomous Industry and not to be missed. Read More

Upcoming Events

Drones for Farming Conference 2019: 9 April 2019 – Take the opportunity to talk drone technology with professionals from the Harper Adams University UAS Special Interest Group. Bring your challenges to us and we’ll offer solutions. Read More

Innovate UK in the South East of England: 10 April 2019 – The South of England is brimming with scientific research and innovation which is catalysed when people get the chance to meet and collaborate.  It’s a crucial time for businesses within the UK and innovation is key to maintaining a competitive advantage. Read More

CAV Workshop & Nature Inspired Engineering Showcase: 25 April 2019 – Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) invite you to a day of workshops focused on 2 very important areas for Connected and Automated Vehicles. Read More

Senses working overtime – the future of human machine interaction (HMI): 25 April 2019 – Natural speech interaction is now in common use and technologies such as gesture recognition and haptic touch are moving from R&D into real products. Various technical advances are driving this revolution (such as AI), but at the same time, society is desperately searching for a more natural way to interact with the myriad of machines with which we interact with on a daily basis. Read More

Digital Business Meet-Up: 5G Theme: 2 May 2019 – If you are an innovator looking for support to help you grow your business, join us at our monthly informal information and networking event in London. The session is designed to support digital companies and learn more about the Innovate UK family, including Digital Catapult and the Knowledge Transfer Network, as well as other organisations that have opportunities and support for UK based businesses across all sectors. Read More

An Advanced Introduction to 5G Technology: 2 May 2019 – This intensive full-day day course is ideally designed to provide a high-level technical overview of 5G technology: looking at requirements, end-to-end architecture & applications and helping to align the different pieces of the puzzle together to create a complete picture. Read More

Smart Environment Forum Meeting: 15 May 2019 – The Smart Environment Forum will be meeting alongside SUMS (Smart Urban Mobility Solutions) and aim to discuss some relevant and key topics. Read More

Modelling World 2019: 4 June 2019 – Modelling World is the UK & Europe’s best attended, longest running and biggest annual exhibition and conference for transport and pedestrian modelling professionals, advisory and strategic modellers, data scientists and visualiser and transport economists. Read More

CWIC 2019: Digitising Industry: 26 June 2019 – At the CW International Conference 2019 we are bringing together technologists and business leaders from six vertical markets to explore industry’s future requirements of the digital sector and identify opportunities for collaborative development. Read More

TaaS Technology 2019: 9-10 July 2019 – A two-day global conference and exhibition dedicated to covering the key topics of the CAVs, EVs, Battery/Energy, Infrastructure and Future Mobility industry. The conference takes place at the National Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham, UK. Read More

ICAV Annual Dinner: 19 September 2019 – The International Connected Autonomous Vehicle annual Founder Dinner is one of our most prestigious events bringing together all the movers and shakers from the CAV industry attended by senior executives and thought leaders from a variety of leading organisations the ICAV event is the premier event for the Connected Autonomous Industry and not to be missed. Read More

Opportunities & Funding Calls

British Business Bank launches online information hub to support small businesses: The British Business Bank has launched its new targeted digital information hub and is live and accessible for SMEs seeking finance to grow their businesses. Read More

Cyber security: funding to take academic ideas to market
Researchers based in UK academic institutions can apply for a share of up to £800,000 to support them in commercialising cyber security innovation. Read More

Developing digital roads and improving air quality (development or pilot only, 1 phase) : SBRI competition – Highways England is funding 2 parallel competitions for solutions and ideas designed for use on UK roads. This competition is for proven feasibility projects at development stage (higher TRL). Read More

Developing digital roads and improving air quality (feasibility study and development or pilot, 2 phases): SBRI competition: Highways England is funding 2 parallel competitions for solutions and ideas designed for use on UK roads. This competition is for unproven feasibility projects (low TRL). Read More

Connected Digital Mobility opportunity to be in front of BP leadership and 65,000 BP employees, The Colinked Corporate Community team are working with Colinked Corp’ Club member, BP, in helping them with finding connected digital mobility startups & SMEs from across the World to present to the leadership team of BP Downstream. Read More

More funding calls can be found here.

Featured Jobs

Conigital POD

Conigital: Principal Engineer- Safety – Reporting to the CTO, the Principal Engineer- Safety will develop and integrate all the safety functionality for our vehicle automation solution. Our intent is to use an external organisation to lead the definition of the safety goals and validate the implementation of the safety functionality. Apply

Conigital: AI & Cloud Tech Team Lead – Reporting to the CTO, the Tech Lead will lead the development of best-in-class technical solutions and support systems of the technology roadmap by using the full software development life cycle (SDLC)and agile methodologies. You will enjoy problem solving and finding solutions, and being the go-to person as far as Management Information (MI) / Data application development and integration services technology is concerned. Apply

TOP Jobs

Invenia Labs: Machine Learning Researcher – Invenia Labs is looking for Machine Learning Researchers to join a growing research and development team in Cambridge, UK. Apply

U-BLOX UK: Senior Product Manager – As Senior Product Manager you will ensure that the Services offer matches the market need with responsibility for conducting market research, generating product requirements, guiding specifications, production timetables, pricing, and integrated plan for market introduction and marketing strategies.  You will liaise with stakeholders in Cellular, Positioning and Short Range Product teams. Apply

Invenia Labs: Hiring and External Relations Coordinator – The right person for this role must possess a unique blend of soft skills, creativity, and technical aptitude to succeed. In this role, you will serve as the face and voice of our company. Your task will be to find and engage with high-quality prospective candidates, both online and in person, relaying our team identity, culture and mission. Apply

ONESPACEMEDIA: Senior project manager – As a member of a fast-paced UK digital agency, a project manager/producer is expected to work closely with project team members, ensuring that we are delivering industry-leading websites and applications, on-time and on-budget – as well as delivering the best possible service to our clients. Apply

GeoSpock: Project Manager – The role of Project Manager at GeoSpock is to deliver customer deployments and/or internal projects from planning through to deployment completion. The successful project manager will work with internal stakeholders (sales, software development, product) to staff each project sufficiently and direct project activities. There will also be the need to steer 3rd party delivery partners. Apply

Invenia Labs: R&D Program Coordinator – Invenia is looking for a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating projects between our Research, Infrastructure, and Development teams, and further assist each team with project planning and management. Apply

Analysys Mason: Associate Consultant – As an Associate Consultant, you will have a direct involvement in the delivery of client strategic projects. The nature of our projects is extremely varied, including strategy design, due diligence analysis or regulatory work. They vary in size and can be short, and you will work on a wide range of them, leading to a steep learning curve. Apply