Highways UK 2019 Starts in

6/7 November 2019, NEC, Birmingham

The Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge


Sponsored by Costain

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The aim of the Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge is to unlock innovative ideas that utilise intelligent infrastructure and associated transport technologies to solve the problems facing UK transport.


Increasingly the UK highways sector is recognising the opportunities, potential and benefits of intelligent infrastructure and other technology-based solutions. But the key challenge remains how to accelerate the uptake of these technologies within the sector and its established supply chains. A key part of Highways UK's remit is to identify, promote and discuss innovations and technologies that enable benefits to the network. We are looking to showcase solutions which provide clear benefits to the big issues of safety, pollution, cost and congestion.


The judges represent the road transport industry at national, regional, local and city levels. They select the finalists who will present their ideas at Highways UK in a "dragons' den" style format

Previous winners

Find out how the winners and others finalists have progressed since winning in our case studies section

2016: Overall winner: Vivacity Labs

2017: Overall winner: Valerann

          Regional category: Elgin and TomTom

          National category: Wintersense

          Urban category: Gaia Group

Entry Process

Enter using the online form

Qualifying Entries will Benefit from

  • Presentation to and feedback from the judges, representing the road transport industry
  • Interaction with industry experts, client organisations and attendees at Highways UK
  • Free wall display and brochure content at Highways UK
  • An opportunity to secure post event mentoring and even trials from highways asset owners

Entry Criteria

  • Must be intelligent infrastructure (ie the solution must use data and power)
  • Shown to provide a clear benefit to the big issues of safety, pollution, cost and congestion


Awards are presented to the winners from each category and the overall winner at Highways UK on Thursday 8 November



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