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Portugal Economic Forum highlights the opportunities for the UK after Brexit

MCAV were present at the Portugal Economic Forum on 11/04/18 at Bloomberg offices in London - and observed keynotes speeches from the Secretary of State, Eurico Brilhante Dias and Portuguese Prime Minister, Antonia Costa. Respectively they emphasised Portugal as being an ideal location for UK companies to base their subsidiary organisations to maintain their smooth [...]

*Special Offer for MCAV Members*

Working with our partners EEN, and in conjunction with Innovate UK, MCAV are delighted to offer fully funded spaces to UK businesses and research institutions, to attend a visit to the Netherlands on the 17 and 18 May. This mission will offer those looking to submit a bid for Horizon 2020 funding the opportunity to [...]

New era of growth for Midlands’ science and tech sector as Bruntwood set to acquire Innovation Birmingham

Leading property company, Bruntwood is set to acquire Innovation Birmingham, heralding a new era of major expansion at the region’s leading digital and technology campus. The deal, recommended by Birmingham City Council’s cabinet, will help the city’s digital economy flourish as Bruntwood seeks to work closely with key stakeholders to drive forward growth of the [...]

Conigital has been announced as SME of the Week by TSC Catapult

Our lead partners, Conigital are Transport Systems Catapult's SME of the week! The Conigital team have had a fantastic few weeks – they organised and delivered the highly acclaimed MCAV Conference and dinner in Birmingham and have also won funding from InnovateUK, to deliver an innovative and cutting-edge AI solution for driverless vehicles. Conigital are part of [...]

BREAKING NEWS: Siemens to buy Aimsun

FRONT PAGE NEWS Intertraffic was the venue for the announcement of one of the biggest deals of the year as electronics giant Siemens acquired Barcelona-based mobility modeling specialist Aimsun for an undisclosed sum. Initially spun out from a university research lab team, TSS-Transport Simulation Systems, as the company was originally known, has spent 20 years [...]

AutoCar: Autonomy Project assessed

The British public is split over the acceptance of self-driving cars, according to a survey of 1300 people linked to the first opportunity for people in the UK to ride in prototype autonomous vehicle pods. They were interviewed by Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), the University of Greenwich and the Royal College of Art. Just under [...]

Autonomous Vehicles and MaaS at Intertraffic Amsterdam

On Thursday 22nd & Friday 23rd March, John Paddington, Senior Project Manager of Conigital was lucky enough to attend Intertraffic in Amsterdam. If you’ve never been to Intertraffic before, it’s a huge exhibition - thirteen halls devoted to a wide range of transport products. There were two halls - Smart Mobility and Transport Technology for [...]