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Dig it: Conigital makes top 5 Global finalists of the Vodafone 5GDIG

Vodafone has been busy looking for tech start-ups around the world using 5G in interesting ways. First, we asked our friends at Founders Factory, CoVentured and Whitespace  to help us find 100 companies that fit the bill. Then we split them into five categories (because 5G, of course). Read More

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads

The Swedish automotive titan has partnered with ferry and logistics giant DFDS to use Volvo Trucks’ “Vera” to transport goods between a logistics hub and a port in Sweden. Read More

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Uber Reveals First Fully Autonomous Car in Partnership with Volvo

The self-driving Volvo XC90 SUV is the first Uber vehicle designed without the need for a driver. The autonomous car was designed in collaboration with Swedish carmaker, Volvo. Read More

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Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants of future autonomous vehicles entertained, auto industry executives said. Read More

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Siemens Mobility to trial Plus+, the third-generation traffic control system

The system has been developed to deliver on-street resilience and reliability, as well as fast and cost-effective installation for both new schemes and major refurbishment projects. Siemens Mobility says that Plus+ uses distributed intelligence with simple power and data cabling to increase intersection availability and reduce overall installation and maintenance costs. Read More

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Featured Events

CWIC 2019: Digitising Industry – 50% Discount for ICAV Community

Join us at the CW International Conference 2019, where 400 senior technologists and business leaders from six vertical markets will explore industry’s future requirements of the digital sector Use the code CWIC1950 to get a 50% off the ticket price. Read More

Transportation-as-a-Service Technology Conference – 25% Discount for ICAV Community

A two-day global conference and exhibition dedicated to covering the key topics of the CAVs, EVs, Battery/Energy, Infrastructure and Future Mobility industry. The conference takes place at the National Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham, UK. Read more at www.taas.technology and use promo code ICAV25 when registering to get your discount.

ICAV Annual Dinner

The International Connected Autonomous Vehicle annual Founder Dinner is one of our most prestigious events bringing together all the movers and shakers from the CAV industry attended by senior executives and thought leaders from a variety of leading organisations the ICAV event is the premier event for the Connected Autonomous Industry and not to be missed. Read More

Upcoming Events

City Transport & Traffic Innovation Exhibition 2019: 18-19 June 2019 – The City Transport & Traffic Innovation (CiTTi) Exhibition is an exciting brand new event that will gather the industry together to explore how innovations within traffic and transport will help the movement of people and goods through an urban environment safely and efficiently. Read More

MUSICC Symposium: The pathway to certification of CAVs: 24 June 2019 – The Multi User Scenario Catalogue for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (MUSICC) Symposium will bring together industry experts who share an interest in the verification and certification of CAVs / Highly Automated Vehicles (HAVs), to inform the direction of the MUSICC project. Read More

CWIC 2019: Digitising Industry: 26 June 2019 – At the CW International Conference 2019 we are bringing together technologists and business leaders from six vertical markets to explore industry’s future requirements of the digital sector and identify opportunities for collaborative development. Read More

Autonomous Vehicles Expo UK: 27 June 2019 – The event will provide a unique and exclusive opportunity to CONNECT with technology and service leaders, DISCOVER advanced concepts, technologies and partners, enabling you to get your INNOVATIONS to market faster. Read More

Tech Nation Talks – Midlands: 9 July 2019 – Join us to take a closer look at how the UK’s digital tech ecosystem stacks up against global competition. At the same time, we’ll be delving into local insights to frame the challenges and opportunities available to founders in their local area. Read More

TaaS Technology 2019: 9-10 July 2019 – A two-day global conference and exhibition dedicated to covering the key topics of the CAVs, EVs, Battery/Energy, Infrastructure and Future Mobility industry. The conference takes place at the National Motor Cycle Museum, Birmingham, UK. Read More

Unbound London: 17-18 July 2019 – Unbound’s award-winning festival returns to London to bring together rich sources of innovation from across Europe. Brands, corporate executives and investors will come together to meet with Europe’s most disruptive startups, forging partnerships and exploring new opportunities. Read More

ICAV Annual Dinner: 25 September 2019 – The International Connected Autonomous Vehicle annual Founder Dinner is one of our most prestigious events bringing together all the movers and shakers from the CAV industry attended by senior executives and thought leaders from a variety of leading organisations the ICAV event is the premier event for the Connected Autonomous Industry and not to be missed. Read More

ITS (UK) Summit 2019: 17 October 2019 – Building on the success of the 2018 ITS (UK) Summit in Bristol, we return for a day of discussion around policy, strategy, and funding.  Guaranteed (almost) no powerpoint and fully open participation in lively, open-minded and constructive discussions. Read More

Funding Calls & Opportunities

British Business Bank launches online information hub to support small businesses: The British Business Bank has launched its new targeted digital information hub and is live and accessible for SMEs seeking finance to grow their businesses. Read More

Innovate UK Smart Grants: April 2019: Opportunity to apply for a share of up to £25 million to deliver ambitious or disruptive R&D innovations with significant potential for impact on the UK economy. Read More

Immersive Technology Investment Accelerator: phase 2, SME projects: Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, will award up to £2 million from the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund’s Audience of the Future programme. This is for immersive technology research and development (R&D) projects. Read More

Detailed designs of smart, local energy systems: UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) will invest up to £30 million in revolutionary designs for local energy systems. Designs must deliver cleaner, cheaper energy services and create more prosperous and resilient communities across the UK. Read More

Fintech – The fintech programme is aimed at company founders and consists of insights sessions delivered by some of the most established fintech entrepreneurs, investors and partners. The goal is to cover topics such as sales, partnerships with incumbents, expanding internationally and to give companies and founders the tools and knowledge they need to scale. Read More

Applied AI – Applied AI is Tech Nation’s first growth programme for Artificial Intelligence to help the UK’s most promising founders who are applying AI in practical areas and to create real-world impact. They do this through peer-to-peer support and the shared experience of later-stage founders, all curated under values of honesty, intimacy and trust. Read More

APC 13: advancing the UK’s low carbon automotive capability: The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) invests up to £30 million, 3 times a year, in collaborative research and development (R&D) projects. These are pre-production projects and must be match funded. In this round APC is investing £25 million. Read More

Featured Jobs

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ICAV: Events Manager – An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Events / Community Manager. You will be working with the lead partner to develop this cluster and working with blue chip organisations from both public and private sectors including Government agencies, Universities, Automotive, IT and professional services who are all interested in being part of an ecosystem. Apply

Harper Adams University: Engineering Teaching Assistant – Harper Adams University is seeking to
recruit an engineer to assist in staff in teaching and research and development projects. We are looking for a self-motivated person who has proactive approach to work and who has the ability to apply knowledge to solve engineering problems. Apply

Conigital: Principal Engineer- Safety – Reporting to the CTO, the Principal Engineer- Safety will develop and integrate all the safety functionality for our vehicle automation solution. Our intent is to use an external organisation to lead the definition of the safety goals and validate the implementation of the safety functionality. Apply

Conigital: AI & Cloud Tech Team Lead – Reporting to the CTO, the Tech Lead will lead the development of best-in-class technical solutions and support systems of the technology roadmap by using the full software development life cycle (SDLC)and agile methodologies. You will enjoy problem solving and finding solutions, and being the go-to person as far as Management Information (MI) / Data application development and integration services technology is concerned. Apply

Conigital: Project Officer position holds accountability for ensuring the technical delivery teams deliver projects to deadline and customer satisfaction, and present the opportunity to play a key delivery role on projects across the transport domain that will impact lives and deliver efficiencies. Key skills & Experience ·Project Management preferably in Transport, Consultancy or Construction. ·Excellent Man-management and communications skill ·Bid Management and writing experience. Apply

Conigital: Innovation Consultant-Bid Writer: You will play a pivotal part in helping generate successfully bid opportunities for projects improving the efficiency of the bid process and the management of multi project proposals. • Identify submission requirements • Manage the bid qualification process • Day to day management and submission of planning applications • Attending Bid Team meetings • Collating tender documents and contracts. Apply

Conigital: Visual Computing SLAM Engineer: Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the essence of this role is to develop and integrate sensor processing modules and provide a sensor fusion approach that can identify a variety of objects necessary to allow vehicle automation to function as required. You will be supporting the development and implementation of SLAM systems and will be tasked with the design and deployment of Visual SLAM libraries as well as getting involved with both new and existing research. Apply

Top Jobs

Plextek: Embedded Software Engineer – You will be developing real-time software for embedded systems working closely with members of our engineering team to create solutions that meet our clients’ requirements. Projects range from using small off-the-shelf platforms with minimal resources to large customised designs with an integrated RTOS. Apply

GeoSpock: DevOps Engineer – GeoSpock is the world’s only space and time intelligence platform built for the hyper-connected world! Smart infrastructure is driving the transformation of cities, logistics, networks, buildings, transportation systems and communications networks. Apply

Invenia Labs: Solutions Architect – As a Solutions Architect at Invenia Labs you will provide support to developers and researchers in identifying infrastructure bottlenecks in their code, systems, and workflows and resolving infrastructure related concerns as they pertain to and impact their work and productivity. Apply

Invenia Labs: Research Engineer – Research Engineers at Invenia Labs work alongside Machine Learning Researchers, providing software design, programming, debugging, and optimization support, as well as implementing software libraries as needed for research. They have a good understanding of software development and design, along with scientific computing and numerical methods. Apply

Sitetracker: Sales Engineer – As a Sales Engineer at Sitetracker, you will work closely with Sitetracker Account Executives and Sitetracker’s Executive team to present Sitetracker to potential customers. You will help prospective customers and partners understand the power of Sitetracker while explaining technical features and problem-solving through potential roadblocks. Apply

Invenia Labs: Machine Learning Researcher – Invenia Labs is looking for Machine Learning Researchers to join a growing research and development team in Cambridge, UK. Apply

U-BLOX UK: Senior Product Manager – As Senior Product Manager you will ensure that the Services offer matches the market need with responsibility for conducting market research, generating product requirements, guiding specifications, production timetables, pricing, and integrated plan for market introduction and marketing strategies.  You will liaise with stakeholders in Cellular, Positioning and Short Range Product teams. Apply

Invenia Labs: R&D Program Coordinator – Invenia is looking for a Program Coordinator who will be responsible for coordinating projects between our Research, Infrastructure, and Development teams, and further assist each team with project planning and management. Apply

Analysys Mason: Associate Consultant – As an Associate Consultant, you will have a direct involvement in the delivery of client strategic projects. The nature of our projects is extremely varied, including strategy design, due diligence analysis or regulatory work. They vary in size and can be short, and you will work on a wide range of them, leading to a steep learning curve. Apply

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