Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

Transport

16/01/2017
Congress Centre Mainz
Start 2017 with AABC Europe - the year's most informative European conference on energy storage technologies for advanced automotive applications. Read more
22/12/2016
Swiss researchers and organisations will now be able to fully participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's research and innovation funding programme, on equal terms with entities from EU Member States and other associated countries. This is because on 1 January 2017, Switzerland will become fully associated to Horizon 2020. Until now, Switzerland has only been associated to parts of the programme. Read more
17/01/2017
What’s your action plan? If you are planning to run the marathon or just go for a walk, chances are that your approach is completely different. We want to give you some ideas on how to increase your outreach and learn from successful EU-funded projects. Read more
19/12/2016
Brussels, Belgium
First European Conference on connected and automated driving: 'Connected and Automated Driving – Together, shaping the future'. Read more
02/12/2016

For Horizon 2020, the Commission has a legal obligation to monitor continually and systematically its implementation, to report annually and to disseminate the results of this monitoring. The second Annual Monitoring Report under Horizon 2020 is a comprehensive publication encompassing the analysis of Horizon 2020 through its calls closed in 2015.

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28/11/2016
With around 90% of Europe’s growing urban population exposed to levels of particulates over the World Health Organization’s air quality guidelines, urgent action is needed. European Commission is therefore allocating €8 million in three prizes to tackle air pollution problem. Read more
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17/11/2016
Research shows that many people are put off buying an electric vehicle because of their limited operating range - the distance that they can travel before they need charging. An EU-funded project is tackling one of the functions reducing range by consuming energy: interior heating and cooling. Read more
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17/11/2016
The EU-funded project PROMINENT seeks to make goods transport on Europe's inland waterways more competitive compared to other modes by helping industry switch to more efficient and environmentally friendly vessels. Read more
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17/11/2016
EU-funded project XERIC plans to develop a climate-control system for electric vehicles that can cut energy use by half. Reducing energy use would extend the range of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid cars, making the industry more competitive. Read more
11/11/2016
The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) is delighted to announce that the last grant agreement related to 2015/2016 calls has been signed. All projects are now operational and working together towards delivering innovative solutions. In June 2016, following two open calls for proposals, the S2R JU has awarded 27 grants. Read more

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