A contribution from all sponsorship and exhibitors at this summer’s Innovation Festival is being put towards the LCRIG / Steve Berry Think Exceptional Innovation Fund.

Exhibitors and sponsors will have the opportunity to apply to be a qualifying innovator to be in with a chance of being awarded funding.

A number of councils have also committed to making their road networks available for trials along with funding for qualifying innovators who participate in the festival.

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


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Innovation Fund

Local highways authorities, universities, private sector companies and innovative individuals were invited to apply for a share of a £150,000 innovation fund for road surface treatments in partnership with leading highway marking and safety business, WJ Group who funded the project.

Innovation Fund opportunities

Keep checking our Innovation Fund page for future funding opportunities.

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The Local Council Roads Innovation Group (LCRIG) provides Members with a unique platform to engage with councils, the DfT and the wider highways community.

By joining LCRIG, you will connect with a group of like-minded councils, organisations and individuals, all of whom are driving change through innovation and technological advances across the local roads network.

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