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  • UMRIDA Workshop on Uncertainty Quantification - 15-16 April 2015, Delft, Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 12/01/2015
    The focus of the UMRIDA workshop on Uncertainty Quantification (UQ) lies on the application of UQ techniques to test cases with a large number of simultaneous uncertainties. Organized within the activities of the UMRIDA project (, the overall objective of the workshop is the assessment and application of UQ methods capable of fulfilling the following quantitative objective, which can also be regarded as a challenge to all workshop participants: "Development and application o...
  • Europe-Japan Symposium: Electrical Technologies for the Aviation of the Future - 26-27 March 2015, EU Delegation, Tokyoexternal link
    Published on: 27/02/2015
    Further to Aviation System Level Applications and Requirements, the symposium will include dedicated sessions on Advanced Batteries, Fuel Cells and Superconductivity, with a view to future EU-Japan cooperation. Electrical technologies are increasingly used in aviation, aiming at more energy efficiency and less environmental impact, while maintaining high levels of safety and affordable costs
  • Smart Cities - Exhibition and Conference for South-East Europe - 11-13 March 2015, Sofia, Bulgariaexternal link
    Published on: 08/07/2014
    The object of the international ‘Smart Cities’ Exhibition and Conference is the sustainable urban development and it is focused on the South-East European market. Scope: energy management, smart grid and storage, intelligent buildings, lighting, ICT, e-mobility and smart transport, emergencies and security.
  • GRIP Session - Green Ship Technology Conference 2015 - 12 March 2015, Copenhagen, Denmarkexternal link
    Published on: 25/11/2014
    GRIP (Green Retrofitting through Improved Propulsion) has been a three-year project with a total budget of 4.1 million euros, partly funded by the European Union under the 7th Framework Programme (FP7). The aim of the GRIP project has been to reduce fuel consumption in shipping by 5% (with individual ships up to 10%) by the design, production and retrofitting of an Energy Saving Device to an operational ship. The GRIP Project will be holding a session at the Green Ship Technology Conference 2015...
  • Priorities for developing the UK space sector - infrastructure, regulation, innovation and collabora - 12 March 2015, London, UKexternal link
    Published on: 08/08/2014
    This conference will focus on the future of the space industry in the UK, particularly in relation to what more can be done to support enterprise, growth, inward investment and exports across the sector. An important context for the discussion will be Government's focus on satellite and space technologies as part of the recent eight great technologies commitment. The discussion is also timed to assess next steps for Government's Space Growth Action Plan, and what more Government can do to provid...
  • ERA-Can+ webinar on Aeronautics call - 27 February 2015external link
    Published on: 20/02/2015
    Canada’s Public Policy Forum and the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada will host a webinar to introduce the ERA-Can+ project as well as the European Union’s current Framework Programme for Research and Innovation, Horizon 2020. The second part of the webinar will focus on the key features of the aeronautics call, including the European framework and Canadian framework
  • Bringing urban electric mobility to the next level - 27 February 2015, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 27/01/2015
    The workshop will reflect upon experience of cities in Europe and beyond in promoting electric mobility and the role of national and international frameworks and initiatives. Potential next steps for collaboration to boost electric mobility around the world will be developed. Different electric mobility experts will present their latest findings and opinions on future developments and needs. Cities are invited to present their experience in implementing electric mobility. The workshop provides a...
  • Information Day & Brokerage event on Horizon 2020 – Smart Cities and Communities 2015 Work Programme - 12 February 2015, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 28/11/2014
    A new call for proposals for Smart Cities and Communities under Horizon 2020 opened on 10 December 2014 (deadline for submitting proposals is 5 May 2015). It calls for proposals in two topics: SCC-01-2015: Smart Cities and Communities solutions integrating energy, transport and ICT sectors through lighthouse (large scale demonstration – first of the kind) projects and SCC-03-2015: Development of system standards for smart cities and communities solutions.The information day will take place on 12...
  • Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Information Day, save the date! - 2 February 2015, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 02/07/2014
    To support the preparation of proposals, DG RTD's Transport Directorate of the is organising an Information Day on Monday 2 February 2015 from 9 AM untill 6 PM in the European Commission Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels. The aim of the day is to inform potential participants in the next round of calls under the Smart, Green and Integrated Transport Challenge of the new Horizon 2020 Framework Programme and to offer opportunities for networking. The sessions will deliver a brie...
  • Implementing the Science and Innovation Strategy - 29 January 2015, London, UKexternal link
    Published on: 04/07/2014
    The UK Government's Innovation Strategy is due to be released alongside the 2014 Autumn Statement. This timely conference will bring together key policymakers with stakeholders central to the strategy's implementation to discuss the likely impact of the proposals and the challenges for putting policy into practice. At this early stage we expect topics for discussion to focus on priorities for public spending on science, efforts to boost private investment in R&D and further steps Government can ...
  • Optics dissemination event - Aviation safety R&I: Time to take-off! - 17-18 December 2014, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 11/11/2014
    The two-day event will be devoted to reviewing the Safety R&I priorities in aviation (Day 1) and raising awareness of the impact of key safety R&I projects (Day 2). This event is an opportunity to discuss Safety R&I priorities with other key experts and decision-makers, and to influence future strategic priorities of the EC and ACARE. We look forward to your participation.
  • Adaptive Trailing Edge Device (ATED) “Exploitation of Morphing” Workshop - 11 December 2014, Chemnitz, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 09/12/2014
    The SARISTU team involved in the development of the Adaptive Trailing Edge Device is pleased to invite you to the “Exploitation of Morphing” Workshop which will be held on December 11th, 2014 in Chemnitz, Germany. The aim of the workshop is to promote the exploitation of the developed morphing technologies potentialities to other aerospace and general mechanical sectors. If you need further and more detailed information about this workshop, please contact Dr. Antonio Concilio (a.concilio(at)cira...
  • Come on board the conference Transport Safety: societal challenges, research solutions - 4-5 December 2014, Palazzo Ducale – Genoa, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 02/07/2014
    It is now time to register to be able to attend the conference on Transport Safety Research, on 4-5 December 2014, in Genoa, Italy. This Conference, convened by the Italian EU Presidency and the European Commission, will gather researchers, stakeholders, transport professionals and policy makers from the different transport modes, to assess the future needs for transport safety, and identify priorities for research and innovation activities in Horizon 2020 and beyond. The conference will address...
  • International Conference on Traffic and Transport Engineering (ICTTE 2014) - 27-28 November 2014, Belgradeexternal link
    Published on: 14/01/2014
    ICTTE Belgrade 2014 will be held on 27-28th November 2014 in Belgrade (Serbia) and will be co-hosted by the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering. ICTTE Belgrade 2014 will gather researchers, scientists and engineers whose fields of interest are traffic and transport engineering, and should provide them a good platform for discussion, interactions and exchange of information.
  • SESAR Innovation Days - 25-27 November 2014, Madrid, Spainexternal link
    Published on: 14/10/2014
    The SESAR Innovation Days is the main forum for the dissemination of ATM (Air Traffic Management) exploratory research results. It focuses explicitly on long-term and innovative research ideas. Long-term and innovative research is pivotal to the future evolution of ATM. It addresses novel and/or unconventional ideas, concepts and technologies that contribute to the development of a safe, competitive and sustainable future for the European ATM System.
  • 4th EASN Association International Workshop on Flight Physics and Aircraft Design - 27-29 October 2014, Aachen, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 20/05/2014
    The European Aeronautics Science Network (EASN) is delighted to announce that the 4th out of a series of annual specialized Workshops, this time in the fields of Flight Physics and Aircraft Design, will be held on October 27-29, 2014 in Aachen, Germany on the premises of RWTH Aachen University. The Workshop will be co-chaired by Prof. Eike Stumpf and Prof. Wolfgang Schröder. In the frame of EASN Association’s knowledge and innovation dissemination activities, this three-day event primarily aims ...
  • TRIMM project final conference - 23-24 October 2014, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 26/09/2014
    Register now for the Tomorrow's Road and Infrastructure Monitoring and Management (TRIMM) final conference at the Diamant Centre in Brussels, Belgium. TRIMM is a three-year EU 7th Framework Programme coming to an end in November 2014. This meeting is being organised in conjunction with the European Road Profile User's Group (ERPUG), whose objectives fit very well with the TRIMM project. The conference will be composed of a mix of presentations from TRIMM and ERPUG. ERPUG will also organise an ex...
  • Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs) Info Day - Registrations are now open! - 21 October 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 13/08/2014
    An Information Day on the Research PPPs on Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Green Vehicles and Sustainable Process Industry will take place on 21 October 2014 in Brussels. The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 calls. The info day will also offer plenty of opportunities for networking.
  • European Biofuels Technology Platform - 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting - 14-15 October 2014, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 03/10/2014
    The EBTP 6th Stakeholder Plenary Meeting (SMP6) - Biofuels for Low Carbon Transport and Energy Security - will take place at the Diamant Conference Centre, Brussels, on 14-15 October 2014. The meeting will start around midday on the 14th and conclude in the early afternoon on the 15th, with the aim of maximizing opportunities for networking and discussion. The SPM6 Speaker Programme can be found on the website. Entrance to SPM6 is free for all European biofuels stakeholders from industry, academ...
  • RAILCON ’14 - 9-10 October 2014, Nis, Serbiaexternal link
    Published on: 11/08/2014
    RAILCON ’14 is an opportunity for researchers, scientists, experts, managers, political representatives, customers, suppliers and others to meet and exchange with each other opinions regarding the development of railways. The topics that will be considered during the Conference include rolling stock, traffic, infrastructure, maintenance, informatics, economics, politics and other aspects related to Railway. Considering the interdisciplinary character of Railway techniques we expect participation...
  • European Biogas Association Conference - 30 September - 2 October 2014, Alkmaar region, The Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 17/04/2014
    The biannual European Biogas Conference covers a broad range of topics related to biogas, from production to utilisation, with plenty of room for networking between representatives from research, industry and production. There will be an exhibition and a poster session. Topics include European policy issues, biomethane, digestate use, sustainability of biogas and bioeconomy. With this event we strive to unite biogas experience and share latest information on policies, industry developments, inno...
  • 2nd HIKARI Open Workshop - 24-25 September 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 25/07/2014
    The Consortium of the HIKARI project is organizing the 2nd HIKARI Open Workshop on the topic of High Speed Transport (HST). The Workshop will be kindly hosted at the premises of the European Commission. HIKARI, or “light” in Japanese, a project funded by the EC, the METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) and other concerned Japanese authorities, aims at pursuing and bringing one step further cooperation between Europe and Japan in the field of high speed aviation.
  • MOWE-IT Regional Conference - 4-16 September 2014, LONDON, BERLIN, THESSALONIKIexternal link
    Published on: 12/08/2014
    <p> <p> </p> <p>To celebrate the end of a successful project after two years of running, MOWE-IT team will present its final findings and recommendations in a series of three Regional Conferences, open to all stakeholders in the field of transport, logistics, risk management and safety, and attended by high-level business and academic experts.</p> <p>Depending on the location, the conferences will focus on different transport modes at the time:</p> <p>&bull;4-5 September, London, UK. Specific re...
  • AircraftFire Final Workshop on Fire risks assessment and increase of passenger survivability - 9-10 September 2014, Toulouse, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 08/08/2014
    This final AircraftFire workshop brings together interested people from science (researchers from academia and research centres), from industry (engineers, aircraft designers, parts manufacturers) and professionals from or related to public services, who are working and involved in the field of Fire Safety in aeronautics. In the past 20 years, the fire threat in aeronautics has been drastically reduced. But in new generation aircrafts the massive use of flammable composites, substituting metalli...
  • TIPS workshop “From research to market - key factors on innovation” - 30 July 2014, Rome, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 17/07/2014
    The aim of the workshop is to present the TIPS findings on the exploitation approaches of EU-funded project and discuss the process “from research to innovation”. A number of case studies, namely recently completed EU-funded projects whose results have been exploited or their exploitation has been initiated, will also be highlighted.
  • Introduction to Aircraft Aeroelasticity and Loads - 5 Day Course - 14-18 July 2014, Bristol (UK)external link
    Published on: 03/04/2014
    The course is being run as part of the EU funded ALPES (Aircraft Loads Prediction using Enhanced Simulation) Marie-Curie Initial Training Network. Course Objectives: To introduce the main concepts of Aeroelasticity and Loads, and the multi-disciplinary methods needed for their study To provide an understanding of the main principles of Aeroelasticity and Loads analysis by: using simple mathematical models to illustrate basic theoretical concepts, showing the maths – but not explaining all of the...
  • AircraftFire Project Colloquium on the flammability threat of composites on aeronautical fire safety - 8-10 July 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 25/06/2014
    A two and half days Colloquium focused on: - Fundamentals and state of the art in fire safety in aeronautics - New issues for fire safety in aeronautics - AircraftFire and beyond: Discussion panel on follow-up activities for fire safety in aviation. This colloquium brings together interested people from science (students and researchers from academia and research centres), from industry (engineers, aircraftdesigners, parts manufacturers,...) and professionals from or related to public services, ...
  • JTI launch event - 9 July 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 08/07/2014
    Public-private partnerships set up under the EU's new research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, will launch their first calls on 9 July 2014 in Brussels. The partnerships work in strategic areas such as medicines, fuel cells, air and rail transport or electronics. They represent an essential investment into Europe's economy and in a better quality of life.They will launch calls for projects and partners at a stakeholder event in Brussels, which will be attended by the President of the Eur...
  • International Conference on Localization and GNSS - 24-26 June 2014, Helsinki, Finlandexternal link
    Published on: 03/04/2014
    This conference is jointly organized by European, American and Asian professionals. It aims at inspiring the development of new design, implementation, test and evaluation methodologies for wireless positioning platforms. The conference will also have a track dedicated to MULTI-POS Marie Curie ITN.
  • Smart Data Forum - 25-26 June 2014, Nice, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 16/05/2014
    <p>The exponential growth in the volume of personal and professional data raises new challenges. The digital deluge will lead to radically different patterns of behavior on the part of individuals and corporations, revolutionizing service delivery and value creation. Properly processed and analyzed, this data can become &#8220;Smart Data&#8221;.</p> <p>Smart Data 2014 is positioned as a think tank for the monetization of digital assets, delivering: &bull; new viewpoints for project initiators in...
  • 18th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2014) - 23-24 June 2014, Berlin, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 08/11/2013
    The topic of the AMAA 2014 will be “Smart Systems for Safe, Clean and Automated Vehicles”. Leading engineers and scholars from all around the world are cordially invited to participate in the dialogue and submit proposals for papers addressing ongoing research and novel developments in this field. A special attention will be given to topics covered in public funding programs like the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP.
  • Workshop on Education and Training Needs for Aviation Engineers and Researchers in Europe - 13 June 2014, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 14/05/2014
    The ACARE together with the European Commission and the EU-funded action AirTN NextGen are organising a workshop on Education and Training Needs for Aviation Engineers and Researchers in Europe. The aim of the workshop is to share the best practices to identify the present and future workforce skills needed in the aviation sector. Improve the quality of engineers' education accordingly and adapt the workforce supply to the needs of the European aviation sector.
  • Summer School on Catalysis of Biomass - 8-11 June 2014, Líblice (Czech Republic)external link
    Published on: 03/04/2014
    The summer school is organized in the frame of the European project CAScade deoxygenation process using tailored nanoCATalysts for the production of BiofuELs from lignocellullosic biomass.
  • KOREA EUREKA Day - 26-28 May 2014, Oslo, Norwayexternal link
    Published on: 11/04/2014
    This event is the effective rallying point where European and Korean companies and organizations could gather under one roof to seek business opportunities, share innovative ideas and knowledge and initiate new R&D collaborations.
  • European Maritime Day - DG RTD session - 19-20 May 2014, Bremen, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 14/05/2014
    Join us at the European Maritime Day on 19-20th May in Bremen! This year’s European Maritime Day will focus on “Innovation driving Blue Growth” and on this occasion the EU Commission Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising a thematic session on 20 May in Bremen, Germany, titled “Ocean technologies: an investment for sustainability”. The session will be a discussion forum on possible ways to enhance European marine and maritime leadership through innovation and research. It ...
  • Aircraft Fuel Systems: Future challenges and innovative solutions - 15 May 2014, Lisbon, Portugalexternal link
    Published on: 13/02/2014
    The FP7 project SAFUEL (The Safer Fuel System) is organising a public forum to present and discuss challenges and innovative solutions for future aircraft fuel systems. The event, entitled “Aircraft Fuel Systems: Future challenges and innovative solutions”, is hosted by SAFUEL partner Instituto Superior Técnico (IST) in Lisbon, Portugal on the 15th May 2014. Venue is the IST congress centre in central Lisbon. Speakers from both industry and academics will present the latest progress of the resea...
  • 2nd Workshop of the Innovation Network for Substitution of Critical Raw Materials - 14 May 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 17/04/2014
    The CRM_InnoNet project funded by the European Commission under the FP7 programme is organizing the second Innovation Network Workshop in the field of substitution of critical raw materials. Special focus will be given to strategic sectors such as Energy, Transport and ICT with the presence of key speakers as well as participatory activities.
  • Transport Research Arena 2014: Innovate Mobility, Mobilise Innovation - 14-17 April 2014, Parisexternal link
    Published on: 31/01/2014
    The 5th edition of TRA will take place in Paris and will be a major event where Horizon 2020 will be discussed in depth, under the theme: "Transport Solutions: From Research to Deployment". The Transport Research Arena is a major conference on transport research in Europe held every 2 years.
  • First conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far? - 26 March 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 11/02/2014
    On 26th March 2014, the Directorate General for Research and Innovation is organising the conference The Ocean of Tomorrow projects: what results so far? This first conference will present early results of four ambitious and multi-disciplinary projects with a focus on understanding, mitigating and adapting to changes in the marine environment. Two projects dealing with the sustainable exploitation of marine biodiversity will also be showcased. The event will include a panel discussion with high-...
  • Infravation 2014 Call joint information and brokerage day - 20 March 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 11/02/2014
    The ERA-NET Plus (EN Plus) Infravation is a transnational collaboration of 11 countries on road infrastructure innovation. The Infravation 2014 Call will be launched on 3rd March 2014, pooling some 9 million EURO, including a one-third top-up of the European Commission (EC). For the first time, the USA (Federal Highway Administration) will contribute funding to an EN Plus Call. Register by 12th March 2014 for the Infravation 2014 Call joint information and brokerage day being held on 20th March ...
  • Horizon 2020 national launch events and thematic events - 1 January - 17 March 2014, Various locations in Europeexternal link
    Published on: 09/01/2014
    UPDATED: Bulgarian and Croatian web sites added (10/2/2014) This is a handy, one-page overview of all the national launch events and thematic events related to Horizon 2020. The "summary of events" page linked to below will be updated as more information becomes available. The table includes past events as well as those that have not yet taken place.
  • Greener Aviation: Clean Sky breakthroughs and worldwide status - 12-14 March 2014, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 01/10/2013
    The purpose of the conference "Greener Air" is to display and discuss Clean Sky achievements with experts in all disciplines. In parallel, other worldwide programmes focusing on environment and fuel savings will be presented. The programme will comprise plenary as well as technical sessions. Important: Deadline for contributing Abstracts is set to 30 October 2013.
  • SMART CITIES - 5-7 March 2014, Sofia, Bulgariaexternal link
    Published on: 16/10/2013
    The first South-East European Smart Cities event will focus exclusively on Intelligent Energy, Intelligent Mobility & Transport, Intelligent Emergencies Management and ICT, Intelligent Waste Management. Smart Cities Exhibition and Conference are the logical successor of Smart Buildings Expo 2013. The event will be held in parallel to the 10th Forum and Exhibition on Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy and Waste Management & Recycling.
  • Water beyond Europe II - 20 February 2014, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 30/01/2014
    After a successful first edition, we are pleased to announce that “Water beyond Europe II”, the workshop dedicated to our new collaboration with South Africa will take place on 20th of February at the EUREKA Secretariat in Brussels. This second edition will bring together our European partners and a delegation of South African stakeholders, as well as national funding agencies from both continents. “Water beyond Europe II” will present an overview of the common water priorities between Europe an...
  • TRAINING ACADEMY “Turning research results into exploitable products and services” - 4-6 February 2014, Lyon, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 16/01/2014
    We cordially invite you to the Training Academy on “Turning research results into exploitable products and services”, organized by the EU-funded project TIPS. If you are involved in EU-funded transport research projects, this event is interesting for you as it will provide you with the necessary assistance to allow you to develop your deployment plan for the exploitation of your research results. The target groups of the event are project coordinators and partners from research projects in the f...
  • 2013 Annual Polis Conference - 4-5 December 2013external link
    Published on: 08/11/2013
    The Annual Polis Conference is an opportunity for cities and regions to showcase transport achievements to a large audience. For the wider transport community, the conference allows to engage with representatives of city and regional authorities on innovative transport solutions.
  • The 2nd Annual European Future Transport Conference - 3 December 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 08/11/2013
    The Clean Power for Transport Package released by the European Commission in January 2013 aims to boost the development of a single market for alternative fuels for transport in Europe. The conference will assess if the proposals will help achieve this goal and reduce GHG emissions from transport as well as support Europe’s economic growth and industrial competitiveness. Will the alternative fuels strategy meet the energy needs of all transport modes and is it consistent with the objectives of t...
  • Training Academy: "Turning research results into exploitable products and services" - 25-28 November 2013, Pragueexternal link
    Published on: 28/10/2013
    The event is organised by the EU-funded project TIPS. If you are involved in EU-funded transport research projects, this event is interesting for you as it will provide you with the necessary assistance to allow you to develop your deployment plan for the exploitation of your research results.The target group of the event are project coordinators and partners from research projects in the field of transport under the FP7 programme. Thus participants to the training academy will include business ...
  • EVS27 - World Electric Vehicles Symposium and Exhibition - 17-20 November 2013, Barcelona, Spainexternal link
    Published on: 31/10/2013
    The 27th Edition of the World Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition is organized by AVELE, Spanish Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles and member of AVERE, and Fira de Barcelona, hosted by AVERE, the European Association for Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles, the World Electric Vehicle Association, WEVA, and the City Council of Barcelona, in collaboration with EVAAP and EDTA. The topics cover research and activities across all fields related to battery, hybrid an...
  • COMPASS final conference - 13 November 2013, Rome, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 13/09/2013
    COMPASS (Optimised CO-Modal PASSenger Transport for reducing carbon emissions) will held its final conference “ICT for co-modality: the way forward” in Rome on 13rd November 2013 for presenting its results and focusing on ICT solutions for co-modality. COMPASS started in November 2011, and looked at the existing information available on passenger journeys in Europe, drawing extensively on work that has been undertaken in previous European-funded projects. Existing sources of information and data...
  • Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 6th Stakeholders General Assembly - 12-13 November 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 08/11/2013
    Leading speakers from the fuel cell and hydrogen community including European Commissioners and high-level representatives from the EU Member States will meet on the occasion of the 2013 Stakeholder General Assembly of the Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint Undertaking.
  • Global challenges in PPP : cross-sectoral and cross-disciplinary solutions ? - 6-7 November 2013external link
    Published on: 08/03/2013
    This conference is organised by the Dpt of Transport and Regional Economics, the Research Unit on Public Administration & Management (Department of Political Science), the Law Faculty of the University of Antwerp, the Antwerp Management School, COST-Action TU1001 ‘PPP in Transport: Trends and Theory'.
  • European transport policies for an ageing society - 7 November 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 18/10/2013
    <p>Under the patronage of Mr. Dr. Dieter-L. Koch, vice-chair of the EP´s transport group and hosted by the Committee of the Regions the conference will provide a forum for constructive exchange on the following topics:</p> <p>&bull; the political challenge and opportunities of an ageing European society</p> <p>&bull; the challenge of an ageing society in New Zealand and its approach </p> <p> &bull; the proposed action plan including guidelines and recommendations for specific research topics and...
  • Webinar: The Transported Asset Protection Association Portfolio & Benefits of being Certified - 29 October 2013, Onlineexternal link
    Published on: 10/09/2013
    The Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA) is a unique forum that unites global manufacturers, logistics providers, freight carriers, law enforcement agencies, and other stakeholders with the common aim of reducing losses from international supply chains. Join this complementary webinar which looks at the TAPA portfolio of standards and the benefits of being certified. For more information and to register, visit our TAPA Certification Webinar.
  • European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics - 23-25 October 2013, Zaragoza, Spainexternal link
    Published on: 12/04/2013
    The ECITL (European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics) is an established and well-known international conference where experts, practitioners and researchers in the field of Transport Logistics, Supply Chain Management and ICT meet. This years’ conference focus on “Logistics Research: IT Solutions and Innovations Facilitating Cooperation”. The conference consists by a scientific day and two industry day where new and innovative topics will be presented and discussed.
  • Joint EC/European Green Cars Initiative Workshop 2013 - 23 October 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 05/09/2013
    In continuation of a series of successful expert workshops bringing together the FEV stakeholder community to engage in focused discussions of currently relevant R&I topics, an expert workshop on E/E architecture of electric vehicles and FEV standardization needs will be held on 23 October 2013 in Brussels. This workshop is jointly organized by the European Commission and the European Technology Platforms ERTRAC and EPoSS in order to assess the research activities within the European Green Cars ...
  • 3rd International EASN Association Workshop, on Aerostructures - 9-11 October 2013, Milano, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 07/03/2013
    In the frame of EASN knowledge and innovation dissemination activities, this Workshop organized by the EASN Association offers the Aeronautics community a forum to present, discuss and give an updated state of the art of the research in Aerostructures in Europe and also to present new ideas and innovative concepts for future research and projects. The Workshop is co-organized by Politecnico di Milano and will take place in the Bovisa Campus of the Politecnico di Milano.
  • International Cooperation in Transport Research: the way forward - EUTRAIN Project Final Conference - 9-10 October 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 20/08/2013
    <p>The EUTRAIN conference aims at gathering the European and global scientific, policy making and business communities to discuss themes and instruments for the promotion of future international cooperation in the field of transport research. Specific objectives of the conference are: <br />&bull; To jointly identify priorities and collaboration opportunities in surface transport (road, rail, waterborne and cross-modes) between the EU and the USA, the Asian Pacific Region, the BRICS countries, t...
  • Joint Technology Initiatives: Innovation in Action - 30 September - 4 October 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 26/09/2013
    The five Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) – IMI (innovative medicines), Clean Sky (aeronautics and air transport), ENIAC JU (nanoelectronics), FCH (fuel cells and hydrogen), and ARTEMIS (embedded computing systems) - will present their achievements to date and their vision on future challenges at a shared event and exhibition called Innovation in Action. The event will take place at the European Parliament in Brussels, in the presence of policy makers, industry, academic and research organisa...
  • Final Project Workshop ‘ACEM-Rail: Towards a More Efficient and Sustainable Railway Maintenance’ - 30 September 2013, Frankfurt, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 29/07/2013
    ACEM-Rail is a FP7 project for Automated and Cost Effective Maintenance for RAILway. This workshop is organised by ACEM-Rail consortium into the European Transport Conference (ETC2013). The main objective of the ACEM-Rail workshop is to present the final results achieved in ACEM-Rail project and to serve as a discussion forum for researchers and professionals who are interested in the railway maintenance field. The ACEM-Rail special session will take place on Monday, September 30, divided into t...
  • E-MOBILITY IN NORTHWEST EUROPE - BEST PRACTISE AND FUTURE PERSPECTIVES - 25 September 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 09/09/2013
    European Network of Electric Vehicles and Transferring Expertise (ENEVATE), the Final Conference on the 25th & 26th of September 2013 in Brussels. You are invited to attend the Conference day (on the 26th of September in the Diamant Center, Brussels) for public policy makers in Europe, its countries, regions and cities, for stakeholders in the electric vehicle industry as well as for experts in research and education. There is also opportunity to join the Welcome Reception (on the 25th of Septem...
  • Best Practice on Co-modality and Green Logistics (BESTFACT) - 19-20 September 2013, Vienna, Austriaexternal link
    Published on: 12/09/2013
    What is the role of Austria in European Green Corridor development? What new concepts and solutions are given on Co-Modality? How to get logistics greener in an economically feasible way? Current trends, innovations and highly recognized industrial solutions will be presented and discussed during the two day workshop in Vienna. The BESTFACT workshop is free of charge and provides the possibility to meet and discuss with key stakeholders from policy, shipping and transport industry, as well as re...
  • 4th Sustainable 2Wheels event - 18 September 2013, Brussels, European Parliament Esplanadeexternal link
    Published on: 11/07/2013
    This event is a key part of European Mobility Week and will this year feature even more bikes and other two-wheelers for you to try out for yourself, with experts on hand to provide advice on all the equipment on show.Sustainable 2Wheels will once again be attended by senior policymakers and stakeholders and will feature interactive discussions around key policy areas such as the 7th Environmental Action Plan and European Urban Mobility Policy.
  • Towards sustainable mobility with OPTIMISM - 16 September 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 16/07/2013
    The OPTIMISM Event is a place to present research results, practical experiences, real-world problems and to communicate and discuss between/beyond disciplines. It has the vision to raise awareness and, in parallel, to actively contribute to the shaping of a consensus among various stakeholders. This leads to the most effective recommendations on strategies, technologies and methodologies for the integration and optimisation of the transport system for supporting the aim of sustainable mobility....
  • Substitution of Critical Raw Materials - Importance for European Industry - 16 September 2013, Warsaw, Polandexternal link
    Published on: 20/08/2013
    The goal of this open workshop is to present results achieved by the FP7 project CRM_InnoNet on European industrial dependence on critical raw materials and to open a discussion for identification of next generation technologies which could act as substitutes. The focus is on three strategic sectors: Energy, Transport (Aerospace and Automotive) and ICT. Substituting or replacing critical raw materials for a less scarce resource, or a new technology or service, is one approach to reducing Europe´...
  • AIM2 Advanced Flight Testing - 9-13 September 2013, Jasionka, Polandexternal link
    Published on: 17/01/2013
    Presenting state-of-the art knowledge on the application of modern optical measurement techniques to measure the thermal and flow parameters in-flight.
  • Dublin's Festival of Curiosity - 25-28 July 2013, Dublinexternal link
    Published on: 16/07/2013
    Dublin’s annual festival of science & culture with FREE events for families to take place from 25 – 28 July 2013. 2012 saw a unique year long celebration of science in Dublin as over 600, 000 people took part in Dublin City of Science 2012 celebrations. Although that year may be over a brand new Festival has evolved from the energy and excitement it generated. The Festival of Curiosity, Dublin’s annual Festival of Science and Culture, will take place for the very first time this year from 25-28 ...
  • i-Tour Final Conference - Improving Personal Mobility for Urban Environments: Applications and Perspectives - 16 July 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 08/07/2013
    The Final i-Tour Conference is intended to present highlights on the results achieved during the course of the i-Tour project as well as an insight about the latest innovations and projects in the field of Intelligent Transport Information Systems applied not only on public transports but also on several different environments. The event is targeted to academics, transportation and IT service providers, transportation companies and general public.
  • EuroNanoForum 2013 - 18-20 June 2013, Dublinexternal link
    Published on: 09/01/2013
    EuroNanoForum 2013 focuses on the commercialisation of nanotechnologies, exploiting its potential for new applications and taking them further from enabling technologies to end products. It will also introduce the industry to new innovations for growth opportunities. With Horizon2020 beginning in 2014, the conference will also show how nanotechnologies fit into the new structure within Europe’s key priority areas of excellent science, industrial leadership and tackling societal challenges.
  • Road Infrastructure Innovation Expo - 4-6 June 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 20/02/2013
    Are you an SME currently developing innovative solutions to improve road infrastructure? If so, then come and exhibit your latest research and innovation results free-of-charge at the first Road Infrastructure Innovation Expo to be held in Brussels on 4-6 June 2013 within the scope of the Infravation programme. We have just launched this call for exhibitors, which will be open until 15 March 2013. All research fields are welcome addressing the theme of “Advanced and Innovative Construction and M...
  • FEHRL Infrastructure Research Meeting 2013 (FIRM13) - 4-6 June 2013, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 20/02/2013
    With the theme of "Advanced and Innovative Construction and Maintenance", FIRM13 will feature sessions on infrastructure innovation, implementation and maintenance, including adaptation to climate change, knowledge transfer and asset management. The programme will also include sessions with innovation funding agencies and others, as well as a workshop on barriers to market uptake. This key event, which is free of charge and in English, will gather more than 250 transport infrastructure innovatio...
  • LOGINN 1st International Workshop on Innovation in Logistics - 5 June 2013, Munich, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 13/05/2013
    The logistics innovation workshop will examine which are the real obstacles for investment and innovation for shippers and other players in the SC and how social media can lower those barriers. In particular, this event will address the role and impact on logistics innovation of social media and open innovation approaches.
  • KhAl-ERA Project: Opportunities for EU-Ukraine Cooperation in Composites Area - 27-31 May 2013, Crimea, Ukraineexternal link
    Published on: 12/04/2013
    This session will be dedicated to the potential of Ukraine and Europe research partnership in area of composite materials in the frame of EU Programmes for Research and Technological Development (e.g. FP7, HORIZON 2020). Participants will have an opportunity to learn more about available collaboration possibilities and running international projects, and also you are welcome to present your own experience in this area.
  • ERANET ROAD 2010 "Effective Asset Management Meeting Future Challenges" - 22-23 May 2013, Copenhagen, Denmarkexternal link
    Published on: 07/03/2013
    The ERANET ROAD 2010 call "Effective Asset Management Meeting Future Challenges" is organising its final event in Copenhagen, at which the results of the programme will be shared.
  • MAAT Workshop “Cruiser/feeder airship and innovative propulsion for greening the future EU transport” - 26 April 2013, AERO Friedrichshafen (Germany)external link
    Published on: 17/04/2013
    The workshop will debate topics related to airship advanced research: (1) Paving the way for future solar powered airships, (2)The MAAT Airship Sustainable Energy System, (3) Cabins, Cargos, and Transfer systems:docking in the Stratosphere, (4)MAAT control system, (5) Hydrogen in MAAT Project:Safety Measures, (6) Computer modeling and optimization methods in green air transport development (7) ACHEON - thrust vectoring green propulsion system, (8) CROP - Cycloidal Rotors for propulsion of future...
  • HERMES International Collaboration on Transportation Research Workshop - 25-26 April 2013, Paris, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 05/04/2013
    The EU funded HERMES project is organising an international workshop in Paris on April 25th and 26th 2013. The workshop is aimed at identifying the opportunities for closer cross border collaboration in transportation research and explore with the policies and measures that should be in place to enable the creation of a truly international collaborative transportation research network.
  • A European Research Strategy on Intermodal Transport - 17-18 April 2013, Las Palmas (Spain)external link
    Published on: 04/03/2013
    The objective of the conference is to contribute to the optimization of research and innovation transport policies by defining a targeted research strategy for intermodality to be implemented in the new programming period 2014-2020. To this end, the conference devotes special attention to the role of clusters as driver of innovation activities and to the integration of transport into Smart Specialization Strategies of European regions. The event has been organised in the framework of the Regions...
  • Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda and Clean Sky Info day - 6 March 2013, CDTI, Madridexternal link
    Published on: 18/02/2013
    The Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) is the new roadmap for aviation research, development and innovation, that will outline the main threads of technical, operational and strategic actions to achieve the ambitious goals set by Flightpath 2050 (Europe’s vision for Aviation beyond 2020). The Advisory Council for Aeronautics Research and Innovation in Europe (ACARE) is developing the SRIA through the involvement and consultation of major aeronautics and air transport stakeholders.
  • SafeTRIP Final Conference - 25 February 2013, Paris, La Défense (France)external link
    Published on: 01/02/2013
    The conference will be a unique opportunity to : - learn about the SafeTRIP technology, - experience a live demo of the working system installed in a car, - engage in discussions about the potentials with consortium members, - benefit from the results of extensive and challenging field trials.
  • Innovation management platform - 31 January 2013, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 17/01/2013
    Live-Demo & Interactive Session of the Innovation management Platform that applies a structure to the innovation process to create, capture and develop ideas through well-defined workflows.
  • QUIetening the Environment for a Sustainable Surface Transport - 10 December 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 09/11/2012
    The QUIESST Final event is organised for stakeholders from all over Europe in order to inform them about the QUIESST project's final results and to share ideas on optimisation and sustainable solutions for noise abatement through the use of Noise Reducing Devices (NRDs): noise barriers, claddings, covers, added devices.
  • Annual Transport NCPs Meeting - 28 November 2012, Brussels - European Commission premises, CDMA building, room SDR2external link
    Published on: 25/09/2012
    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, Italyexternal link
    Published on: 16/10/2012
    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.
  • ELUBSYS Final Open Workshop - 15 November 2012, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 09/11/2012
    Current Lubrication Systems in turbine engines are based on architectures and technologies that have not significantly evolved over the last thirty years. New technologies are required to face the challenge of the future engine requirements. The overall objectives of FP7 project ELUBSYS is to research, develop and validate a new architectural approach towards the design of high performance aircraft Lubrication Systems with the aim of reducing fuel and oil consumption. After 3.5 years of work the...
  • Transport and ageing research summit - 14 November 2012, Committee of the Regions – Rue Belliard 101 – Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 25/09/2012
    The conference will bring together members of the European Parliament, representatives of governmental organisations from 20 member states, researchers from European, Australian and Japanese universities, representatives of European institutions and business organisations as well as NGOs.Under the patronage of Dr. Dieter-L. Koch (Member of the European Parliament) and hosted by the Committee of the Regions the conference will provide a forum for constructive exchange on the following topics:- Th...
  • Re-Road final conference - 13 November 2012, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 27/06/2012
    The majority (90%) of European paved roads are paved with asphalt material. At the end of the service lifetime of a road, when the damaged road pavement can no longer fulfil its purpose as a comfortable carrier of traffic, it must be renewed. While asphalt is nearly 100% recyclable, the routine use of recycled asphalt in road construction projects can be as little as 10% in some European countries. The EU-funded Re-Road project has focused on innovative technologies and end of life strategies fo...
  • 5th European Conference on ICT for Transport Logistics - 7-9 November 2012, Gothenburg, Swedenexternal link
    Published on: 25/09/2012
    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 a...
  • ITS World Congress - 22-26 October 2012, Vienna, Austriaexternal link
    Published on: 04/05/2012
    From 22 to 26 October 2012, ERTICO - ITS EUROPE, in close co-operation with its counterpart regional organisations and the Host organisation, is organising the 19th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) in Vienna, Austria. The energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly transport policy using intelligent systems and services has continually proved to be of great importance in Europe and worldwide. Within the theme 'Smarter on the way', the Vienna ITS World Congress...
  • European Bus System of the Future FINAL EVENT - 15 October 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 26/06/2012
    For the first time, a wide consortium of 47 partners in 11 countries has dedicated four intensive years of research and development to the improvement of bus systems (under the coordination of UITP). The innovative solutions developed and tested as part of the project 'European Bus System of the Future' can be considered essential ingredients for an intelligent bus system, with pioneering vehicles and infrastructures that are well-integrated in European urban scenarios. At this final event, we w...
  • EastLink: the way to Knowledge Economy - 1-2 October 2012, Klaipeda, Lithuaniaexternal link
    Published on: 04/04/2012
    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 West2. Facilitate joint Research projects3. Accelerate technology transfer processes in the Cooperation areas4. Facilitate business partnership for ...
  • TIGER final event - 27 September 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 20/06/2012
    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
  • Launch of the European Transport Research Alliance - 20 September 2012, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 14/09/2012
    The DETRA project examined the current status and structure of transport research in Europe, resulting now in the launch of the Surface Transport ERA.
  • Workshop on Flying Test Beds for Novel Aircraft Configurations - 18 September 2012, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 27/08/2012
    For meeting the ambitious goals of Europe's Vision for Aviation 'Flightpath 2050' novel aircraft configurations and advanced technologies need to be investigated. This workshop will explore the potential of flying test beds for developing technologies particularly for novel configurations. It aims to assess the capabilities of flying test beds as necessary tools to design and validate innovative aircraft configurations complementary to computational methods, simulation and ground based experimen...
  • Consultation on Clean Sky II - 12 September 2012, Berlin, Germany (during ILA Air Show)external link
    Published on: 26/07/2012
    Stakeholders information session on Clean Sky and consultation on Clean Sky II.
  • SARTRE final workshop and platooning demonstration - 11-12 September 2012, Borås, Swedenexternal link
    Published on: 19/06/2012
    SARTRE (Safe Road Trains for the Environment) aims to encourage a step change in personal transport usage through the development of safe environmental road trains, or 'platoons': a convoy of vehicles where a professional driver in a lead vehicle drives a line of other vehicles. All vehicles are totally detached and can leave the convoy at any time. Once in the platoon, drivers can relax and do other things while the platoon proceeds towards its long haul destination. This final workshop will in...
  • Viajeo Final Workshop: Beijing and Shanghai Demo Site Results - 7-10 September 2012, Beijing and Shanghai, Chinaexternal link
    Published on: 27/07/2012
    The Viajeo project is a three year project, aiming at the development, implementation and demonstration of an open platform for traffic data collection and traveller information services. These workshops (on 7 September in Beijing and on 10 September in Shanghai) are aimed at presenting the technical achievements of the activities of the Viajeo project in Beijing and Shanghai; and discussing the exploitation of the Viajeo results. Furthermore participants will have the opportunity to experience ...
  • Technology Roadmap for Small Aircraft Transport Mode - 20 July 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 28/06/2012
    Inter-regional mobility using small aircraft could offer socio economic benefits and time saving for businesses. This research project explored how small aircraft operations can become part of the air transport system, studying - among other things - technological requirements and safety aspects.During the workshop, a Technology Roadmap to implement the Common Vision for Small Aircraft Transport (SAT) in practice will be discussed.
  • Transport Research Information Days - 18-19 July 2012, Brussels, Charlemagne buildingexternal link
    Published on: 26/03/2012
    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 partner...
  • Research PPPs Infodays 2012 - 9-10 July 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 21/06/2012
    For the last PPP calls in FP7, Joint Information Days will be organised on 9 and 10 July in Brussels. More than 800 participants coming from the EU and beyond are expected.Commission representatives and industrial partners will present the PPPs progress and success stories, and discuss about future opportunities and challenges.
  • SAVE ME Project - 2nd International Workshop on Transport Safety and Security - 27 June 2012, Gateshead Quayside, United Kingdomexternal link
    Published on: 02/05/2012
    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 ...