There has been a last minute project (TRS) posted by Multi Media Victoria for the Smart SME’s MVP.
VicRoads has released a Railroad Crossing Safety specification and invites SMEs to respond.
Railway Level Crossing Warning System (Radio Break-In Technology)- VicRoads
VicRoads is seeking a technology solution that would warn drivers of approaching trains at level crossings where visibility at level crossings is limited due to various factors such as weather and road geometry.
See this link for more details
This is part of Market Validation Program run by Multi Media Victoria and DIIRD , who have released 19 projects from the Public sector for real problems and are now seeking innovative solutions from SME’s. http://www.mmv.vic.gov.au/MarketValidationProgram
SME’s can submit their applications any time up to the 14th August 2009 for consideration of undertaking a feasibility study. SMEs will be eligible for up to $100k of funding over 3 months to undertake this study.
If approved SME’s will move to proof of concept stage with up to $1.5m funding. See previous Blog listing for more details.
Note this new VicRoads project (TRS) will have a delayed submission closing date of 11th September.