European Research Area
Food, agriculture and fisheries, and biotechnology
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Key Enabling Technologies
Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions
New materials and new production technologies
SME - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Science with and for Society
Socio-Economic Sciences and Humanities
Transport Research Information Days
18-19 July 2012, Brussels, Charlemagne building
The transport theme under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) welcomes excellent research proposals looking for innovative solutions to today’s transport-related societal challenges.
Are you from an SME, company, research institution or university and interested in learning more about how to participate in the transport theme under the EU’s Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7)? Meet us and potential partners at the ‘infodays’ and find out all about the Work Programme 2013.
The aim of the two-day event is to inform potential researchers about FP7 and the new Transport Calls for Proposals under the ‘Co-operation’ Programme. Details will also be given on the main legal and procedural conditions and we will respond to your questions. Participants will also have the chance to network with potential project partners.
SAVE ME Project - 2nd International Workshop on Transport Safety and Security
27 June 2012, Gateshead Quayside, United Kingdom
SAVE ME aims to develop a system that detects disaster events in public transport terminals/vehicles and critical infrastructures (i.e. tunnels and bridges) and supports quick and optimal mass evacuation guidance, to save lives, giving particular emphasis to the most vulnerable travellers.This workshop is intended to disseminate the key findings from the EU FP7 SAVE ME project and provide an open environment for a wider discussion about the major safety and security issues facing transportation today.
RailBE2012 Brokerage Event – financing opportunities for rail transport research in Europe
26-27 June 2012, Warsaw, Poland
The Polish National Contact Point for Research Programmes of the EU and the European Commission are hoping to foster collaboration between partners across Europe for the final round of the European Commission's FP7 research calls.
During this brokerage event, in addition to presentations by the European Commission and the European Rail Research Advisory Council (see the programme on the event's website), participants will be able to:
- learn about the project proposals prepared by ERRAC members for the sixth transport call;
- present their project ideas and a profile of their institution;
- discuss their ideas with experts from ERRAC and the European Commission and potential partners identified during the event;
- establish new B2B contacts with partners from Europe.
A dedicated session will present national policies for financing rail transport research, industrial and R&D potential in the EU-12 countries.
MODSafe Final Conference
25-26 June 2012, Cologne, Germany
The MODSafe objective was to help streamline and bring some degree of voluntary standardisation within this sector by building a Safety Analysis and Model Reference (and tackling Process and Security issues) for future Urban Guided Transport projects. This project with a €5.18 million budget brought together 22 partners including UITP and TÜV Rheinland, who are organising the conference.
Rail Freight Without Borders - RETRACK final conference
11-12 June 2012, Budapest, Hungary
The RETRACK project is has designed, developmed and implementated a commercial trans-European rail freight service along the rail corridor between Rotterdam (Netherlands) and Hungary. It demonstrates that pan European continental rail freight can be competitive, reliable and value for money.
This event will present the project’s findings and successes, covering rail freight operations, policy, infrastructure, new concepts, longer remote controlled freight trains, shorter faster trains, refrigerated goods, synergistic hub planning and the opportunities to ship by rail through Europe-Asia to China by Siberia and TRACECA. The Conference will also feature contributions from other associated RailFreight Projects such as SUSTRAIL; D-Rail; Twin Hub; Marathon and SPECTRUM. Hosted in the historic city of Budapest, at the Hungarian Railway Museum, it will appeal to policy makers, operators, researchers, infrastructure managers and potential customers of future rail freight.