19th October 2010

£150 000 funding boost for GeoVation transport challenge

Viv Alexander

Great news – GeoVation is to receive an additional £150 000 for our current challenge ‘How can we improve transport in Britain?’ to help winning entrants develop their ideas.transportchallenge

This boost to our awards is from the Ideas in Transit project funded by the Technology Strategy Board, the Department for Transport and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. It is in addition to funds put forward by Ordnance Survey for the best use of its free mapping service, OS OpenData.

Read more about it in our news release.

If you have a geography related idea of ‘How can we improve transport in Britain?’ enter the GeoVation Challenge – closing date is 11 February 2011.

Full terms of the awards are in the updated competition terms.