York Rail Innovation Community

We’re pleased to be supporting the York Rail Innovation Community as a speaker on it’s launch event – Wednesday 20th February. The York Rail Innovation Community exists to connect the depth of rail expertise in York with each other, and with innovative capabilities outside of the rail sector. A line-up of speakers from the rail industry and local businesses will cover: Session 1: Showcasing recent innovative achievements in rail, aspirations, and routes to market. hear about recent achievements with innovation; hear industry aspirations and challenges to solve with more innovation; understand the industry structure learn about the routes to market, and innovation schemes/funding available. Session 2: Lightning talks – showcasing innovations not yet widespread in rail, and sharing experiences of bringing products to the rail market hear about the application of new innovations in rail and other sectors; hear real-world experiences of bringing products to the rail market and lessons learnt; learnt a bit about new innovative concepts and technologies. Session 3: Exploration and discussion The opportunity for discussion with speakers to explore topics in more detail; Networking and setting-up follow-up actions; Agreeing the themes for future YoRIC events. Confirmed speakers include: – Incremental Solutions – Insetting – LNER – National Railway Museum – Network Rail – Northern – Railguard – TransPennine Express – Thales For more information, visit their website; http://www.yoric.org