Issues and challenges
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- Re-thinking the future of aviation
- Air travel today may be taken for granted as an integral part of modern life, for both passenger and freight transport. But it comes at a cost which is both economic and environmental, and it is subject to limitations in the distances different types of aircraft can cover, the locations they can serve, and the payloads they can carry.
- Containers get a redesign to pack more in: Tellibox
- Shipping containers are crucial for European and global trade and yet concerns about capacity and efficiency and potential environmental drawbacks have led for calls for a redesign. Tellibox, an EU funded project, has done exactly that, successfully demonstrating the MegaSwapBox – a 100 metre-cubed container that can be loaded from three sides and is compatible with multiple transport modes.
TRA 2014 calls for competitions
Published on: 10/10/2013
US (DoT) – EC cooperation agreement in transport research
Published on: 05/03/2013
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The projects showcased in this folder give you an overview of some of the results from European transport research and the impact they could have on our future society and your future mobility.
The Transport Directorate of the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation strives to support excellent European research projects in the field ...