Highways England

Highways England is looking for fearless companies with fresh ideas to breath new life into the UK road system.

What is the Open Innovation Challenge?

Highways England is seeking ideas to change and improve the way UK roads are designed, managed and used.

Challenge details

An investment of up to £20 million is being made, across two competitions, to develop innovative ideas and solutions for the UK road system. All ideas submitted must be completely new and must not have already been demonstrated on the strategic road network in England.

This competition will cover six key themes:

  • Design, construction and maintenance
  • Connected and autonomous vehicles
  • Customer mobility
  • Energy and environment
  • Operations
  • Air quality

The deadline for the competition is 1 May 2019.

How to get involved

For full details on Highways England Open Innovation Challenges visit Gov.UK Innovation Funding Service.