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Feasibility funding for autonomous vehicle cyber security

13 August 2019

Up to £2 million is to be made available for UK businesses to define a cyber-physical connected and autonomous vehicle test facility.

The Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV) is partnering with Zenzic (formally Meridian Mobility) and Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation. Together they are to invest up to £2 million in a maximum of 5 projects to support the development of a connected and autonomous vehicle cyber-security testing facility.

Feasibility proposals must fulfil 3 requirements:

  • find ways to measure cyber-physical resilience and maintain cyber security for vehicles, roadside infrastructure, supporting services and so on
  • provide input specifications for one or more new cyber test facilities
  • explore opportunities to develop new cyber related services.


To lead a project or work alone applicant organisations must:

  • be a UK registered business, of any size
  • carry out its project work in the UK
  • claim grant funding
  • intend to exploit the results from or in the UK

Key information

  • applicants can receive grant funding of up to £400,000 for your total eligible project costs
  • any academic institutions or public sector organisations in applicant consortiums can share up to 50% of the total eligible project costs
  • the competition opens for applications on 12 August 2019
  • the closing date is midday on 25 September 2019

To find out more visit https://apply-for-innovation-funding.service.gov.uk/competition/430/overview