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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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. -
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • EWENT DISSEMINATION SEMINAR - 29-30 May 2012, Geneva, Switzerlandexternal link
    Published on: 26/04/2012
    The EWENT project dealt with extreme Weather impacts on European networks of transport. At this final conference the EWENT researchers and researchers of related projects will present their findings on:1. What are the extreme weather phenomena that are most harmful to transport system and what and where are the biggest impacts?2. How these phenomena are going to change in pace with expected climate change?3. What are the total costs induced to transport system by extreme weather?4. What European...
  • eFreight 2012 Conference - 9-10 May 2012, Delft, the Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 20/03/2012
    e-Freight denotes the vision for a paper-free, electronic flow of information associating the physical flow of goods with a paperless trail built by Information and Communication Technologies. It includes the ability to track and trace freight along its journey, across transport modes, and to automate the exchange of cargo-related data for regulatory or commercial purposes. The 2012 e-Freight conference will be organised by EC funded projects, all studying and creating solutions for the e-Freigh...
  • H2+FC 2012 (Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells) - 23-27 April 2012, Hannover, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 22/12/2011
    See the latest developments in stationary, portable & mobile fuel cells, fuel cell applications, components, test systems, hydrogen production, transport, storage & infrastructure, reformers and beyond at Europe's largest and most important H2+FC exhibition – the Group Exhibit Hydrogen + Fuel Cells at HANNOVER MESSE. Around 150 companies and institutions from around the globe will showcase a full spectrum of hydrogen/fuel cell-related products, many of them participating in FP6 and FP7 research....
  • Transport Research Arena 2012 - 23-26 April 2012, Athens, Greeceexternal link
    Published on: 27/06/2011
    The Transport Research Arena (TRA) 2012 serves to enable the exchange of knowledge among those who play an active role in the transport sector. TRA 2012 will focus on all aspects of all surface transport modes with the exception of overseas shipping. It provides experts from different disciplines with a forum for creative discussions about the future of transport at a location where Greek philosophers debated the burning issues of the day some 25 centuries ago. The main theme of TRA 2012 is 'Sus...
  • WEATHER FINAL CONFERENCE - 23 April 2012, Athensexternal link
    Published on: 20/03/2012
    The final conference of the WEATHER project will present the new developments concerning the assessment of costs and impacts of extreme weather to the transport sector and by proposing efficient adaptation strategies to cope with these impacts. This conference will present the condensed project findings to practitioners and academics in FP7 partner countries and invite them to share their experiences with the WEATHER team.
  • ERANET TRANSPORT II (ENT II) end Conference - 17 April 2012, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 04/04/2012
    The ERANET Transport brought together several EU Member States, to coordinate their transport research programmes. The final conference presents the steps and results in building a European Research Area (ERA) for transport (ENT II) and an outlook towards the next step in ERA-NET TRANSPORT (ENT III) focusing on the thematic perspectives of future flagship topics in ENT III.
  • Isogeometric Analysis and Applications and final consortium meeting of EXCITING - 12-16 March 2012, Linz, Austriaexternal link
    Published on: 29/02/2012
    A five-day workshop on simulation tools for fluid flows using Isometric Analysis (includes a review of the EXCITING project which considers applications in the maritime, rail and road sectors). Topics will cover:- Numerical simulation using Isogeometric Analysis,- Spline spaces providing local adaptivity- Fast Solvers for IGA schemes- Numerical Analysis of the IGA approach- Design optimization- Applications such as Fluid/Structure interaction- Geometric Modelling for Isogeometric Analysis
  • CityMobil conference: innovative solutions for urban transport - 1 December 2011, Brussels, Belgiumexternal link
    Published on: 06/10/2011
    CityMobil is celebrating the end of its five year programme on the development and demonstration of innovative transport technologies for urban areas with a workshop showing results. Experiences from several operating systems will be shared and we invite you to be involved in a panel discussion on the implementation of automated transport systems.
  • European Electric Vehicle Congress - 26-28 October 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 08/07/2011
    The European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC-2011) gathers different actors, from industry, research institutes, NGO’s and public authorities to develop a roadmap for sustainable mobility technology. This type of exchange is the only way to make sure that the most appropriate products for technologies for battery, hybrid and fuel cell electric vehicles are selected for market introduction.
  • Annual Transport Meeting of National Contact Points (NCPs) - 15 September 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 29/07/2011
    The annual Transport NCPs Meeting will provide detailed information on the open calls (Work Programme 2012) and recent developments in European transport policies. National Contact Points are invited to attend.
  • FP7 Transport Information Days 2011 - 18-19 July 2011, Brussels (Charlemagne)external link
    Published on: 28/04/2011
    The next round of calls proposals for transport research under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) will be published end of July 2011. In order to support the preparation of project proposals, the European Commission's Directorate General for Research and Innovation will organise two 'Information Days'.
  • FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars' - 11-12 July 2011, Brussels, Charlemagne buildingexternal link
    Published on: 10/06/2011
    In order to support the preparation of proposals, the Directorates General for Research & Innovation, Information Society and Media, Energy, and for Mobility and Transport of the European Commission are holding Joint Information Days on Research PPPs on 11+12 July 2011 in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels.
  • Conference on the Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding - 10 June 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 28/04/2011
    The conference is aimed at anyone interested in the development of the next Strategic Framework Programme for Research and Innovation of the European Union. Stakeholders from research institutions, industry, universities, non-governmental organisations, scientists and politicians are especially invited to take part in making EU funding more attractive and easier to access for participants. The conference will feature high-level speakers from the European Commission, science organisations, univer...
  • European ITS Congress: ITS for sustainable transport of persons and goods in urban regions - 6-9 June 2011, Lyon, Franceexternal link
    Published on: 05/04/2011
    The main focus of the Congress will be "Intelligent mobility - ITS for sustainable transport of persons and goods in urban regions", paying particular attention to the following topics:- Co-modal urban transport management- Electromobility- From cooperative systems to integrated mobility services- From smart concepts to successful implementation- Governance and business issues- Information and communication: providers and users- ITS for adaptive and resilient cities
  • Innovation Union stand at the European Commission Open Days - 7 May 2011, Brussels, Berlaymontexternal link
    Published on: 03/05/2011
    On Saturday 7 May, the Research and Innovation DG will be represented at the Open Days of the European Commission at the Berlaymont building from 10am to 6pm. This year, the Research and Innovation DG will present and promote the Innovation Union on our common stand with the Information Society DG. For the occasion, we will offer several activities for visitors of all ages! So come and find us at the centre of the Berlaymont building!
  • Sustainable Energy Week - 11-15 April 2011, Brussels, Charlemagne buildingexternal link
    Published on: 05/04/2011
    Growing year on year and now into its fifth edition, the European Union Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) is the reference event for sustainable energy issues in Europe. To date more than 120 events are already planned during the Week in Brussels and some other 270 across Europe. And this number is growing by the day.EUSEW 2011 is likely to attract more than 20 000 participants from across Europe and beyond. The Week will largely focus on energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in Europe wi...