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  • 21st EARMA Annual Conference 2015 - 28 June - 1 July 2015, Leiden, The Netherlandsexternal link
    Published on: 25/03/2015
    This year the theme for the conference is Global Outreach: Enabling Cultures and Diversity in Research Management and Administration. This theme reflects the growing need and ambition to reach out and get connected and work together globally. Cooperating not only in the field of scientific research & innovation and higher education but also in the field of research management and administration. We are delighted to welcome you to EARMA 2015, which is being hosted by Leiden University, Leiden, th...
  • Priorities for science and innovation policy: opportunities, structures and investment - 30 June 2015, London, UKexternal link
    Published on: 08/05/2015
    Timed to examine Government's post-election plans for UK science and innovation policy, and informed by the House of Lords Science and Technology Committee's inquiry on Priorities for science, this seminar will bring together key stakeholders from the academic community and R&D-intensive industries with policymakers. Guest of Honour: Dr Jack Metthey, Director, Policy Development and Coordination, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • 17th International Conference on Transport Science - ICTS 2015 - 21-22 May 2015, Portoroz, Sloveniaexternal link
    Published on: 16/09/2014
    The Conference covers many aspects of transport, gathering eminent names from the academic sphere as well as professional experts. The conference traditionally hosts round tables with topical subject as well as poster and classic presentation sessions. The authors can present their work in 18 working areas, namely: maritime sciences, logistics in transport, transport engineering and technology, transport economics, transport management, maritime and transport law, safety and security in transpor...
  • FEHRL Infrastructure Research Meeting FIRM15: Innovative Maintenance of Transport Infrastructure - 22-23 April 2015, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 26/03/2015
    The aims of FIRM15 are the following: mapping the problems and challenges regarding the innovative maintenance of transport infrastructure sharing different visions of the future of infrastructure and gaining a common understanding on roles of R&D&I in infrastructure, as well as describe emerging R&D&I solutions and their corresponding drivers and challenges. The programme is organised into five sessions - one engaging plenary, three technical sessions including a strategy viewpoint introduction...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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...
  • 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 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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´...
  • 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 ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. -
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 16th International Forum Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA 2012) - Smart Systems for Safe, Sustainable, and Networked Vehicles - 30-31 May 2012, Harnack House, Berlin, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 17/01/2012
    ICT, components and smart systems have been essential for a multitude of recent innovations in road mobility. They are expected to be key enabling technologies for changes ahead, both inside the vehicle and at its interfaces for the communication of data and energy (i.e. fuel efficiency, reduced emissions, and zero accidents). It has been the objective of the International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications (AMAA) for more than fifteen years to detect novel trends and to ...
  • 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...
  • Child safety: final workshop Cover, CASPER and EPOCh - 13-15 March 2012, Berlin, Germanyexternal link
    Published on: 09/01/2012
    The CASPER and EPOCh projects on child safety are organising a final workshop to present their research findings on child safety and to discuss future activities. It will inform the public about the outcome of the projects through presentations and demonstrators and give room to discuss future research needs for child safety. Although significant achievements have been made in reducing fatalities and injuries in traffic accidents over the last decade, continued efforts are needed to bring the nu...
  • TRANSFEU: Development of a European Fire Safety Engineering in surface transport - 2 December 2011, Parisexternal link
    Published on: 20/10/2011
    The objective of this event is to present the results of the European project TRANSFEU on the development of Fire Safety Engineering in surface transport (rail, maritime and automotive sectors) to allow you to integrate these results in the development of your products and help you finding innovative solutions to meet the fire safety requirements in accordance with the standards.
  • 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
  • Green Week "Resource Efficiency" - 24-27 May 2011, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 09/03/2011
    The 11th edition of Green Week, the biggest annual conference on European environment policy, will take place from 24 to 27 May 2011. This year's theme is "Resource Efficiency - Using less, living better". The Research & Innovation DG will be present with sessions and a stand to showcase how research and innovation help tackle the challenge of resource depletion and scarcity. Browse the Green Week Website for more information on the conference programme and the exhibition.
  • 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...
  • FP7 Transport Information Days 2010 - 22-23 July 2010, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 16/06/2010
    The next round of calls proposals under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) will be published end of July 2010. In order to support the preparation of proposals, the European Commission's Research Directorate General will hold two 'Information Days' on 22 and 23 July 2010 in the Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi 170, in Brussels. The aim of the two-day event is to inform potential researchers about FP7 and the new Transport Calls for Proposals under...
  • FP7 INFORMATION DAY for the Public Private Partnerships ' Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars' - 9 July 2010, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 19/05/2010
    The European Commission would be pleased to welcome you to this Information Day. The aim of this event is to inform you about the progress regarding the research PPPs and the second Cross-thematic Coordinated Calls related to them. In particular, the research areas open and the conditions for participation will be addressed.
  • Web streaming event on "Innovation Union" with Commissioner Geoghegan-Quinn - 17 June 2010, Onlineexternal link
    Published on: 14/06/2010
    Europe has experienced its worst economic crisis since the 1930s. The only way to replace the jobs lost and to achieve a prosperous, green and fair economy in the future is to improve Europe's performance in innovation: in other words, develop new products and services that create wealth and improve quality of life. In particular, more innovation is necessary to tackle our century's defining challenges: climate change, energy and food security, health and the fact that the average age of Europe'...
  • Transport Research Arena – Greener, Safer and Smarter Road Transport for Europe - 7-10 June 2010, Brusselsexternal link
    Published on: 26/04/2010
    TRA 2010 is an event for the alignment of the stakeholders of transport research and development. It follows previous successful editions of the conference in 2006 in Gothenburg, followed by TRA 2008 in Ljubljana. The TRA contributes to innovation for sustainable mobility in Europe, leading to a greener, safer and smarter transport system, which will be more sustainable, competitive and efficient. By enhancing the networking and clustering of Europe’s research and development capacity – based on...
  • Gender in EU-funded research: Science in Society, Transport - 26 May 2010, Bucharest (Romania)external link
    Published on: 16/02/2010
    This one-day training session is intended for anybody interested in rendering research gender-sensitive: researchers, project managers, National Contact Points, expert evaluators etc. The session will provide practical guidance on how the gender dimension can be integrated in research, using clear examples of how gender is relevant to existing FP7 projects.