The Catapults are a series of 11 not-for-profit research and innovation centres in the UK that bring together businesses with the research and academic communities. They allow businesses, engineers, and scientists to work together on late-stage research and development.
The process of developing policy generally involves research, analysis, consultation and synthesis of information to produce recommendations. Guidelines can help cities develop and assess their transport policies to address existing and new policy objectives. Research organisations and institutions provide valuable data and analysis to underpin policy recommendations and decisions.