West Midlands 5G Grant up to £2.5m
Up to £2.5 million grant funding for innovation projects that develop a new service or product.
The projects must improve road and rail operational efficiency, provide better-connected transport or improve traveller experience.
This competition will support projects up to 12 months in duration.
Your project must trial using 5G in the West Midlands.
Projects will be awarded grant and monitored by WM5G.
You must consult with Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) if the transport monitoring and control system:
- needs to integrate with the physical road or rail networks
- requires data
You must also ask TfWM to provide a letter of support for your project. You must consult with a mobile network operator (Vodafone, O2, BT or 3) to confirm 5G functionality is available for your project in the West Midlands.
You must also include a public or private communications network provider or a communications integrator as a partner or a sub-contractor in your consortium.