Conigital, reached a major milestone by opening new offices in Coventry Techno Park in partnership with Coventry University and ran an official ribbon cutting ceremony with local dignitary, shareholders, stakeholders and investors. Conigital showed demonstrations of their technology, an office tour and hosting a drinks reception.
The opening is a result of demand for more workspace for automating and testing a wider range range of vehicles including EV’s and Hydrogen fuel cell and working with Coventry universities, Centre for Autonomous Automotive Research (CAAR).
With over 40 employees working in Conigital projects across the world, Conigital is growing fast and adding more talented people to the team every day.
The company has been working on testing its technology, supported by government grants from bodies including Innovate UK and the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles, as well as seed funding from angels and other private investors, and commercial contracts.
“I very much believe that they will make a difference, not only economically creating jobs in the UK but also societal benefits for accessibility,” said Robert Vermeer, Programme Manager – Autonomous and Connected Vehicles, Innovate UK.
Dr Shan Rajgopal from Aston University remarked, “I enjoy the people and the company, I think the way they are looking towards success, I am very confident of their future success. I think the potential is phenomenal in this project.”
Councillor Jim O’Boyle, Cabinet Member for Jobs and Regeneration and Climate Change performed the ribbon-cutting ceremony, as the chief guest. The opening of the new office will open doors to more opportunities for the people of the UK.
Formed in 2015, Conigital are a British, autonomous vehicle software development company based in Midlands developing an end-to-end vehicle software platform to enable any vehicle, in any industry to drive autonomous. This is done by offering a complete turnkey driverless vehicle deployment targeting a £907 billion connected autonomous vehicle (CAV) market. Conigital are lead partners in the International Connected Autonomous Vehicle (ICAV) Cluster bringing together major movers and shakers in this emerging industry. Accessibility, independence, and inclusivity for the visually impaired, less abled and the aged sit at the heart of all we do.
ABOUT COVENTRY UNIVERSITY:
Coventry University is a global, modern university with a mission of Creating Better Futures. Coventry were founded by entrepreneurs and industrialists in 1843 as the Coventry School of Design and continues to have strong links with the public and private sector, providing job-ready graduates with the skills and creative thinking to improve their communities.
With a proud tradition of innovative teaching and learning, Coventry University has world-class campus facilities, the UK’s first standalone 5G network and a digital community of learning. Our students are part of a global network that has 50,000 learners studying in Coventry University degrees in more than 40 different countries and collaborations with 150 higher education providers worldwide.
Coventry University has increased its research capacity and ability with a focus on impactful research, delivered for and with organizations, to address real-world challenges and support businesses and communities to develop and grow.
Over two centuries, Coventry University has flourished in Coventry and Coventry University Group and now also delivers access to a range of high-quality services and collaborations through bases in London, Scarborough, Belgium, Poland, Egypt, Dubai, Singapore, and Africa.