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£950K funding Available for Dundee Smart Mobility Pilots

A £950,000 call for smart mobility pilots has been launched by Dundee City Council. The Mobility Innovation Living Laboratory (MILL) will build on Dundee’s global reputation as a centre for design and innovation.

The MILL is a new innovation centre to establish Dundee as a real-life test and experimentation environment for smart mobility solutions, encompassing new technologies, business models and regulatory frameworks. It is about delivering positive change to mobility that improves wellbeing and quality of life, connecting people with services and enhancing economic opportunity for all. Dundee City Council has identified 5 specific opportunity areas for the first round of innovation pilots, which comprise Lots 1-5:

  • Lot 1. Advanced mobility services for the public
  • Lot 2. Advanced fleet services
  • Lot 3. Advanced parking services
  • Lot 4. Advanced use of urban data
  • Lot 5. Cycle Hire Scheme - zero cost

Dundee City Council is looking for innovative products, technologies or services that can be deployed to improve public access to and /or use of:

  • shared mobility solutions; and/or
  • lower emission transport options.

The solutions must be of benefit to the general public or a subset of the community which may demonstrate a particular need or requirement. The call for proposals has been published and details can be found on the Public Contracts Scotland website: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/show/search_view.aspx?ID=JAN306449

The deadline for submissions is Friday 2nd March 2018.

For more information, visit https://www.themill.scot/

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