About the fund

Local highway authorities, universities, private sector companies and innovative individuals can apply for a share of a £150,000 Innovation Fund for road surface treatments which is being made available through the Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) in partnership with the leading highway marking and safety business WJ Group, who are funding the project.

Please note that applicants who apply for funding from the LCRIG, Steve Berry Think Exceptional Innovation Fund, supported by WJ Group will retain their IP. If you need more information or have any question, please email [email protected] or call 01254 945250.

Application process

LCRIG will typically run a two-phase application process for awarding funding from the LCRIG, Steve Berry Think Exceptional Innovation fund. These are:
PHASE ONE – Completion of the online application form.
PHASE TWO – Successful applicants chosen by the Innovation board will be invited for a discussion panel and Q&A session.
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Join our highways community

Members of LCRIG are also provided with a Member Profile. This service provides each member with the opportunity to share their organisation’s details, job opportunities, news, videos and links to key information. Members are also able to request for LCRIG to facilitate communication between members and the wider highways community.

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