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Research Successes

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  • Synthetic rubber repairs itselfexternal link
    A new synthetic rubber developed by EU-unded researchers repairs itself. That means longer-lasting components, plus reduced maintenance costs and waste. The rubber will initially be used for reducing rail and traffic noise, with many more applications to follow.
  • Revolution in rail technology promises to boost EU competitiveness.external link
    The successful testing of a 1.5 km-long freight train by an EU-funded project shows that Europe is on the right track when it comes to cost efficient, flexible and environmentally friendly solutions to the competitive demands of the 21st century.

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  • Innovation for our future mobility

    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 ...