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  • Synergies between the transport component of Horizon 2020 and the cohesion policy 2014–2020
    Published on: 16/01/2014
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    The programming period 2014–2020 facilitates synergies between Horizon 2020 — the research and innovation programme of the EU — and the European Structural and Investment Funds. Cohesion policy has a complementary role to play with regard to what Horizon 2020 is able to achieve mainly in terms of capacity building and helping to smooth the path from innovation conception to market deployment. Transport remains one of the main priorities of the cohesion policy for the programming period 2014–2020...
  • Innovation for our future mobility
    Published on: 12/06/2012
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    The Transport Directorate of the European Commission's DG for Research and Innovation strives to support excellent European research projects in the field of transport: projects that contribute to a cleaner, safer and smarter pan-European transport system and to a more competitive European continent. To this end, a budget of €4.16 billion is reserved under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7, from 2007-2013). The research funded ranges from wholly novel approaches to transport, to ...
  • How 20 years of EU research cleaned up the internal combustion engine, and made it drive better
    Published on: 28/03/2012
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    Twenty years of research, from the Third Framework Programme for Research (FP3) to the Seventh (FP7), have been devoted to helping the EU meet emissions targets, both for noxious substances and greenhouse gases. Dealing with everything from new exhaust after treatment systems for passenger cars to alternative fuels and the challenges surrounding greening heavy commercial vehicles, this brochure provides a detailed overview of this journey and of the various EU-funded projects that continue to co...
  • Tips for project coordinators
    Published on: 09/03/2012
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    Communication, dissemination and exploitation — a team working on an FP7 project is called upon to take part in various activities that will bring their research to the attention of as many relevant people as possible. With a little creativity, strategic communication efforts can help publicise your work in such a way that you will profit: through new business opportunities, a larger network or increased awareness about your work. This short guide will help you attain just that. You will be give...
  • What the European Commission is funding: all project synopses
    Published on: 16/12/2011
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    Projects from recent calls may not yet be available in print, but can be found online on Cordis. FP7 (2007 - 2013) Sustainable surface transport research Provides information on more than 100 projects which were selected in the first two FP7 Calls in the field of sustainable surface transport (2007 and 2008). Aeronautics and air transport research - volume 2 Provides information on more than 65 projects which were selected in the FP7 Calls in the field of aeronautics and air transport in 2010 an...
  • Linking research and standardization
    Published on: 15/11/2011
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    In many EU calls for research and innovation projects, standardization is identified as a key activity, deliverable or targeted outcome of future projects. With this publication, the CEN and CENELEC committees for standardization have published a handbook to guide researchers through the standardization process and provide support in linking standardization with research.
  • Innovation for resource efficiency
    Published on: 05/09/2011
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    This publication showcases EU-funded projects and their concrete solutions for a more efficient use of resources. In the field of transport research it includes information on research into reducing resource waste in manufacturing, cleaner ships coated in air, alternative fuels for planes, recycling of asphalt and reducing dependency on rare earth materials.
  • European Green Cars Initiative: Multi-annual roadmap and long-term strategy
    Published on: 23/08/2011
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    This multi-annual roadmap defines the common R&D objectives to be achieved by a broad group of stakeholders involved in the European Green Car Initiative. The objective of the European Green Car Initiative (EGCI) is to support Research and Development (R&D) on technologies and systems that are able to bring breakthroughs in the goal of Europe to achieve a greener road transport system, which is safe and reliable and uses renewable energy sources. The Roadmap builds on the three pillars of electr...
  • Transport Work Programme 2012
    Published on: 22/06/2011
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    The Work Programme 2012 outlines the funding priorities for transport research under the FP7 programme for the year 2012. The main focus is on eco-innovation, safe and seamless mobility, and competitiveness through innovation. Calls for research proposals that are in line with this Programme have been launched on 20 July 2011. Researchers, universities, SMEs, large companies and research institutes are welcome to submit their proposals up to 1 December 2011.
  • Sustainable surface transport research synopsis
    Published on: 10/06/2011
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    The aim of this publication is to provide information on more than 100 projects which were selected in the first two FP7 Calls in the field of sustainable surface transport. The background, objectives, description of work and expected results of each project are described. The contact details of the project coordinators and the partnerships are also given. Comprehensive index lists by technical discipline, acronym, partner and instrument are also provided to facilitate your search...
  • EU at the steering wheel of road safety
    Published on: 10/01/2011
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    Road safety is a major priority for the EU, and since 1994 the EU has invested over EUR 500 million in road safety research. This brochure offers a snapshot of European road safety research, and explains how the results of EU-funded projects are already helping cut the numbers of deaths and injuries on our roads. The projects profiled cover all aspects of road safety, including studies into the causes of accidents, the development of better crash test dummies, research on child safety, driver be...
  • Intelligent transport systems
    Published on: 10/01/2011
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    Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are under continuous development to reduce congestion and to ensure the sustainable mobility of citizens and goods in response to increase in traffic demand, resulting from higher levels of motorisation, urbanisation, population growth and demographic change. This brochure reviews the contribution made over 15 years of EU-funded research in the field of ITS by the Sustainable Surface Transport programme. Its main contribution is the support for an integrated s...
  • Keeping Europe's cities on the move
    Published on: 10/01/2011
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    Urban mobility is a major priority for the EU, and since 1998, the EU has invested over EUR 300 million in urban transport research. This brochure offers a snapshot of European urban transport research, and explains how the results of EU-funded projects are already helping to improve passenger and freight flows in cities. The projects profiled cover all aspects of urban mobility, including urban infrastructure, demand side measures, new forms of organisation of urban mobility (public transport, ...
  • Towards an electric future?
    Published on: 21/05/2010
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    The European Green Cars Initiative is part of the EU’s Economic Recovery Plan and of the Europe 2020 Strategy for a successful and sustainable social market economy. It is an example of action needed today in order to build towards a prosperous and sustainable future.
  • Recovery package
    Published on: 01/02/2010
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    The European Green Cars Initiative provides a financial envelope of € 5 billion to boost the automotive industry in a time of economic hardship. Despite ist name, the Green Cars Initiative is not only for passenger cars. The topics include other areas such as trucks, internal combustion engines, logistics and co-modality, intelligent transport systems, and of course electric and hybrid vehicles.
  • First progresses in FP7
    Published on: 10/06/2008
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  • Monitoring progress towards Gender Equality in the Sixth Framework Programme
    Published on: 10/06/2008
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    This report presents the results for Sustainable surface transport, an area closely related to physics and engineering, which are not only the most male-dominated scientific fields, but also the fields in which the relevance of gender in research content is least evident
  • The backbone of transport system
    Published on: 10/06/2008
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    Transport is widely recognised as the basic structure enabling development and growth. The road infrastructure in particular, due to its capillary dissemination, can ensure a proper level of competitiveness to Countries, Regions, and local Communities.
  • FP7 Sustainable Surface Transport
    Published on: 01/04/2008
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  • Four posters for sustainable transport
    Published on: 15/10/2007
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  • Poster on sustainable road transport
    Published on: 01/10/2007
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  • 1998 - 2002 project synopses
    Published on: 01/02/2007
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    The Land transport and marine technologies project synopses represent the state-of-the art in surface transport research under the European Commission’s Competitive and Sustainable Growth Programme. Grouped by sector and technological area, projects and other research actions are detailed as to objectives, methodologies and results. Administrative information is also provided and a comprehensive partner index lists all Growth Programme participants.
  • Advisory Group Report SSTAG
    Published on: 01/09/2006
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  • EU Research in Road Transport
    Published on: 01/06/2006
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  • Keep on Rolling
    Published on: 01/06/2006
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  • Europe on the move
    Published on: 01/01/2006
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    Information Folder Containing 5 Thematic Factssheets and 32 Projects' Factsheets