12 December 2017, Brussels (BE)
Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is organising the S2R Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place next 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels.
The Information Day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme.
Who should attend?
Interested companies and research organisations that are meeting Horizon 2020 eligibility criteria and who wish to carry out collaborative research and innovation projects in the area of the railway transports.
S2R will confirm your participation by e-mail, which will grant access to the event.
The Egg, Bara Street 175
1070 Brussels, Belgium
Do not hesitate: register now!
13 December 2017, EC Charlemagne Building, Rue de la Loi 170, B-1049
EC services responsible for transport research - DG RTD, DG MOVE and DG CNECT - in collaboration with INEA, are organising an information day to present the new Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the area of transport research and innovation.
The event will take place in the morning of 13 December 2017 in Brussels. It will address potential applicants to the 2018 calls for project proposals under the Horizon 2020 challenge 'Smart, green and integrated transport' . Presentations will cover the whole Work Programme 2018-2020, application procedures and will provide detailed information on the calls 2018.
The event will be streamed in real time and a webstreaming link will be available 48 hours before the event via a dedicated link (to be activated at a later stage).
Registration is compulsory and free of charge.
Due to the limited number of seats available, only one representative per organisation will be accepted. To secure your seat, register ASAP!
The Info Day will be followed by the ETNA2020 Networking and Brokerage event to take place in the afternoon at the same venue.
For this latter, please register separately at: https://www.b2match.eu/h2020transportcall2018/
Stay tuned and follow #H2020TransportInfo for more info, networking and partner search!
16-19 April 2018, Vienna, Austria
European Commission's DG RTD and DG MOVE are co-organising with the Austrian Ministry for Transport and Innovation, the 7th edition of Transport Research Arena (TRA), to be held in Vienna from 16 to 19 April 2018.
TRA is the largest Transport Research and Innovation Conference in Europe.The seventh edition of this biennial event will have as overaching theme "A Digital ERA For Transport - Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment".
The Conference brings together all the stakeholders of the transport system, bringing researchers, industries and public bodies closer to each other and providing a forum where they can exchange with policy makers on the challenges and opportunities the industry faces. The main TRA sessions fully reflect the multimodal and multidisciplinary nature of the transport sector and, for this reason, address all stakeholders regardless of mode.
The four main themes of the conference will be:
There will be also an important exhibition area with both static and live demonstrations on latest technology developments (e.g. on electric vehicles, batteries, automation, etc.). The European Commission will have its own stand with the involvement of all transport-relevant services (DG RTD, DG MOVE, DG CNECT, DG JRC, INEA; EASME, etc.) presenting the results of EU-funded research and development projects.
The Event will be held at:
Reed exhibitions Messe Wien,
Messeplatz 1, P.O.Box 277,
9-14 July 2018, Toulouse, France
ESOF (EuroScience Open Forum) is the largest interdisciplinary science meeting in Europe. It is dedicated to scientific research and innovation and offers a unique framework for interaction and debate for scientists, innovators, policy makers, business people, media and the general public.
Created in 2004 by EuroScience, this biennial European forum brings together over 4 000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists from all over the world to discuss breakthroughs in science.
More than 40% of the participants are students and young researchers. The 8th edition of ESOF will take place in Toulouse, France, from 9 till 14 July 2018.
25 October 2017, Brussels, Belgium
Participants will provide practical recommendations to meet industry’s needs through standardization.
21-22 September 2017, Rome, Italy
The IMPACT project will held its Final Dissemination Event "Managing socio-cultural factors during emergencies in public transport systems" in Rome (Italy), 21-22 September 2017.
IMPACT is a CSA of the European Commission investigating the key role played by cultural factors in managing safety and security issues related to emergencies in public transport systems.
The final event will bring together experts, researchers, practitioners and relevant stakeholders in the different transport domains, including service providers, first responders, law enforcement and national and international regulators.
Keynote speakers, like Gert Jan Hofstede and Marcel Altenburg, will provide the impetus for a discussion on current research trends in socio-cultural aspects relevant for ensuring safety and security in modern transport hubs.
The event will also host a panel session dedicated to introducing the LETS-CROWD H2020 project, recently started.