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Connected Places Catapult is the UK’s innovation accelerator for cities, transport, and places. At Connected Places Catapult, we provide impartial ‘innovation as a service’ for mobility and built environment businesses, infrastructure providers and public institutions to catalyse step-change improvements in the way people live, work and travel. We connect businesses and public sector leaders to cutting-edge research. We help develop, implement and commercialise the latest technology and innovation for existing markets, as well as create demand and grow new markets in the UK and globally. In addition to the many projects we’re working on with our partners, we run technology demonstrations and innovation accelerators for SMEs to help scale new solutions that drive business growth while contributing to the economic growth and a better, greener future for all.

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Cranfield University

Hydrogen Safety in Aviation

Hive Composites Limited

Experts in helping businesses exploit the full potential of composite materials

University of Warwick


Queen’s University Belfast

UltraCompHy: Ultra-lightweight composite pressure vessels for safe and cost-effective hydrogen storage



University of Warwick


Cranfield University

Wireless Charging of eVTOL Aircraft in Urban Air Mobility Hubs

Protium Green Solutions Limited

Optimising Hydrogen Refuelling for Aviation using Digital Twin Technology

Stratospheric Platforms Ltd

Welcome to the future of global communications

EGB Engineering

Experts in the field of Power and Propulsion......


The leader in hydrogen-electric, zero-emission aviation

University of Strathclyde

Transition pathways of airport ground infrastructure for future sustainable aviation

Ultima Forma Ltd

Electroforming specialist

Ampaire Ltd.

Hybrid-Electric Aircraft


SafeBatt: swappable aircraft battery packs for safe ground handling and charging

Nuncats CIC

Electric Aviation for the Common Good


Electric Aviation; eco-friendly, zero emission sustainable flying of electric aircraft in the British skies.

Stratospheric Platforms Ltd


Connected Places Catapult/Zero Emission Flight Infrastructure Project

.Zero Emission Flight Infrastructure Project