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
Annual Transport NCPs Meeting
28 November 2012, Brussels - European Commission premises, CDMA building, room SDR2
This meeting is only open to National Contact Points for transport research!
In accordance with the Guiding Principles for National Contact Points and complementary to the support function of the ETNA project, the Annual Transport NCPs Meeting will provide detailed information on the open calls and recent developments in the European Transport Policies, relevant for the NCPs. The agenda will be provided in the following weeks. -
Argomarine : Final Event
21-22 November 2012, Isle of Elba, Italy
The ARGOMARINE project has developed and tested an integrated system for monitoring the marine traffic and pollution events due to carriers/commercial ships as well as recreational boats through environmental-sensitive sea areas.
At this final event the ARGOMARINE researchers will present the new developed strategies and technologies to ensure safety of navigation in the Mediterranean basin.
5th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics
7-9 November 2012, Gothenburg, Sweden
This year’s conference will focus on “Smart Freight to enable sustainable logistics solutions” and will highlight innovations and applications in this area. The conference aims to close the gap between research and innovation and the logistics industry, moving research results into real world innovation and driving the competitiveness of European companies in the transport logistics sector. This year’s ECITL features an academic session on Wednesday and a two-day industrial session on Thursday and Friday.
Research and Industry alike are invited to propose interesting contributions to this year’s ECITL line-up.
EastLink: the way to Knowledge Economy
1-2 October 2012, Klaipeda, Lithuania
The concept of "EastLink" cooperation is based on EU Eastern partnership policy and the EU Central Asia cooperation strategy. The main goal of the conference is to attract business support organizations, science institutions and enterprises for constructive dialogue with the aims to:
1. Build a bridge in between Education institutions in the East and West
2. Facilitate joint Research projects
3. Accelerate technology transfer processes in the Cooperation areas
4. Facilitate business partnership for promotion of innovations and foster development of Knowledge Economy.
The conference is targeting 4 major economic trends: maritime industry, energy, transport and life sciences.
TIGER final event
27 September 2012, Brussels, Belgium
TIGER researchers studied ways to reduce congestion of EU ports and roads, improving intermodality, increasing rail freight’s market share and improving the rail network's productivity. Four demonstrators were set up to support the development of intermodality in Europe, looking for the right balance between geographical locations, existing infrastructures, local characteristics, natural barriers, hinterland penetration and environmental protection