Project: National Transport Information Incubator (NaTII)

Reference: SRT 8\6\20

Last update: 05/02/2010 12:26:36


The pilot project has two objectives.
. Scope the concept and feasibility of a permanent incubator facility by developing and demonstrating appropriate technical and business models ;
. Demonstrate the benefits of the proposed incubator facility through the development of initial business and technical models for a specific information application(s) of potential commercial value.


To demonstrate how an experimental data exploitation environment can facilitate the rapid development of innovative applications and services exploiting public and private sector data. This work was requested by recommendation 6 of the Power of Information Review for developing appropriate business and technical models for realising an "information incubator" to facilitate development of transport information services.


University of Cambridge (Dept of Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics)
Wilberforce Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB3 0WA
01223 337854

Contract details

Cost to the Department: £300,000.00

Actual start date: 05 November 2007

Actual completion date: 05 May 2008


National Transport Information Incubator (NaTII): Enabling the power of information
Author: Landshoff, Simmons et al
Publication date: 05/05/2008
Source: Department for Transport (DfT Research Management Database on the DfT website)
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