EPSRC have announced a call in partnership with Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), inviting outline proposals that explore research in the area of “Smart and Connected Control” around the central challenge of moving towards a fully autonomous car.
Funds of up to £10 million are available to support between four and six research projects that are up to five years in duration each. As a joint funder, Jaguar Land Rover will work closely with successful applicants throughout the project. The scope of the call is looking to address cross-disciplinary research challenges in three key areas:
- Autonomous driving control
- User experience in vehicles with autonomous intelligent features
- Enabling technologies, processes and legal framework for autonomous vehicles
EPSRC and Jaguar Land Rover will be holding a joint workshop to explore research opportunities in the area of smart and connected control around the central challenge of moving towards a fully autonomous car. The activity is part of the strategic partnership between Jaguar Land Rover and EPSRC.
Date: Tuesday 9th December 2014
Location: Radcliffe Conference Centre (University of Warwick campus, Coventry)
Outline Proposal Deadline: 16:00 on Thursday 29th January 2015
*Please contact your Research Facilitation Team if you intend to apply!