Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Test Bed Funding Competition

Funding for projects to develop connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) testing infrastructure by UK business or research organisations, with the aim of creating the world's most effective CAV testing ecosystem by developing a number of distinct test capabilities.

A budget of up to £55 million has been allocated to this competition. This is divided up as:

  • Stream 1: up to £35 million to support up to two projects
  • Stream 2: up to £7 million to support a single project
  • Stream 3: up to £13 million to support a single project

Preference will be given to projects that can deliver operational facilities and be open for business in 12 to 18 months.

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