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€50 million EU funding available for transport research projects Read more
75 research and innovation projects under the Transport Challenge of Horizon 2020 will receive €484 million EU funding to turn European air, rail, road and waterborne transport into a greener, safer, more competitive and integrated system. Read more
End of 2014 the first Horizon 2020 projects were signed. Since then almost four thousand more have been added. Read more
As announced by President Juncker on 13 May 2015, the European Commission intends to set up a new Scientific Advice Mechanism ("SAM"). The mechanism will support the Commission with high-quality, timely and independent scientific advice for its policy-making activities. Read more
Are you a European research student or a senior researcher in an EU-funded project? Do you have ideas for innovative surface transport concepts? Then participate in the EU-funded "Champions of Transport Research" competition. The 2016 deadline for submitting proposals is 30 June 2015 (for students) and 30 September 2015 (for senior researchers). Read more
A new IT tool for partner search in transport related project proposals developed by the H2020 National Contact Points network for Transport - ETNA Plus - is available. Read more
Research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and Member States presented their first calls for projects and partners under Horizon 2020, the EU's €80 billion research and innovation programme, at an event in Brussels on 9 July 2014. Read more
The International Partnering Event gives the opportunity during TRA 2014 in Paris to identify and connect with future partners for technology partnering or international projects such as Horizon 2020. Read more

On the occasion of TRA 2014, the major conference on transport research held in Paris, TRA Visions Contest, two competitions are launched, one for students and young researchers and one for senior researchers.

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National Info Days or sessions about Transport Research in Horizon 2020 and the new funding opportunities are organised betweeen the end of 2013 and early 2014. Read more