In partnership with the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council and EngineeringUK, The Engineer (a leading news agency presenting the best from the worlds Engineering) have collectively established an award celebrating the very best in collaborative engineering innovation in the UK.
This Collaborate to Innovate award will be announced on the 6th November 2018.
MOVE_UK has been shortlisted for this award in the area of Information, Data & Connectivity for the projects collective world leading work in 'Leading acceleration of automated driving by connected validation and big data analysis'.
The award shortlist details all collaborative partners involved in the project, namely:
This year’s Northern Powerhouse Summit took place as part of the Great Exhibition of the North, the UK’s largest event of the year which aims to highlight leading activities in the North of England. As part of the business section of this event, The Floow’s Sam Chapman gave a highlight speech on Great Innovators in the renovated workshop where George and Robert Stephenson built the Rocket and transformed the world with new ways to travel.
The talk highlighted how, from small beginnings pioneering insurance data capture solutions, The Floow’s progress in only six years has led to them supplying global solutions for understanding vehicle risk. This growth was highlighted as being driven by a focus on innovation and being involved in cutting edge research citing leading programmes like MOVE_UK. Here Sam detailed how The Floow leads new innovations in the future of transport to the benefit of everyone. This talk highlighted the work of the MOVE_UK project and its aims to bring new transport capabilities into the mainstream.
This talk was widely discussed on social media receiving public mentions from the UK Cabinet Office and government departments including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as well as widening the discussion in the public domain about the introduction of new vehicle technologies.
Details of the Northern Powerhouse Summit and this talk can be found via: https://getnorth2018.com/business/northern-powerhouse-business-summit/