Highways UK 2017 Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge
Posted on 17/07/2017
Highways UK, roads for modern Britain is a major event on November 8th and 9th 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. It is for people and organisations involved in the planning, designing, building, operating and future-proofing of the UK’s road network.
The 2016 event was a great success and attracted over 2,200 visitors. The Costain Intelligent Infrastructure Hub was created at this event to be a showcase of innovations and technologies that facilitated a more efficient and safer network and presented these solutions directly to key clients – Highways England and Local Authorities.
New for the 2017 event is The Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge. This is a competition involving specific infrastructure client challenges set by Highways England, Bristol City Council, Transport for the North, England’s Economic Heartland the London Air Quality Commission and Transport Scotland. These challenges require innovative technical solutions to problems involving customer service and / or network efficiency and / or safety and security and /or performance.
Each shortlisted candidate will be able to exhibit their solution for free and will be asked to give a 5 minute presentation in The Hub. Each of the challenger clients will be tasked to pick a winner from the shortlist and award a prize at a special ceremony during the event on Thursday November 9th. Winners will receive various levels of non-financial support from the challenger client.
Application closing date : 22nd September
For general enquiries contact Andrew Dowding.