Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

News archive 2014

This page contains all the news items published by the Agency during 2014

23 December 2014
European airports to use common decision making system with EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will invest over €3 million for the deployment of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in eight European airports. The project is expected to improve flight predictability and optimise airport operations.
19 December 2014
EU to back a wider use of sustainable marine fuel
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €2.5 million studies to support the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as marine fuel in the eastern Mediterranean. The economically attractive LNG could help decrease the sulphur content in marine fuels from 3.5% to 0.5%.
18 December 2014
EU to back a better rail connection between Slovenia and Austria
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-fund with over €550,000 a study on developing the railway connection between Maribor and Šentilj in Slovenia.
17 December 2014
The Port of Bremen to supply green fuel with EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will invest almost €2.5 million for studies and pilot construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in the seaport of Bremen in Germany. The green and economically attractive LNG could help reduce air pollution caused by maritime transport.
16 December 2014
New bridge over the Port of Malmö gets EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with over €1 million preparatory studies for the construction of a rail and road bridge over the Port of Malmö in Sweden. The new bridge will help to improve the cargo transfer at the port and improve the national rail capacity.
15 December 2014
200 charging points for electric vehicles to open in France with EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-fund with almost €5 million a study and a pilot deployment of 200 charging points for electric vehicles on the main French highways. The project will contribute to the development of charging infrastructure and enable a wider use of electric transport in Europe.
12 December 2014
EU to co-fund a safer and more efficient air traffic control system in Hungary
The EU's TEN-T Programme will support with almost €1.4 million the upgrade of the Hungarian air traffic control system with Controller Pilot Data Link Communications. It is expected to improve the safety and reliability of communications between the pilot and the air traffic controller, as well as increase the capacity of air traffic control.
11 December 2014
EU to invest in a common European air navigation service
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with near €2 million a study on the new generation of communications infrastructure for the European air traffic management. The project is to analyse the future requirements and performance of European service providers and to come up with recommendations on the best and most cost-efficient business model.
10 December 2014
Over €550 million EU funding available for transport and energy research
Five calls for transport and energy research proposals open today in the fields of mobility for growth, competitive low carbon energy and smart cities and communities. Applicants have a few months to submit their project proposals for a total funding of more than €550 million.
09 December 2014
University programme in maritime transport to open with EU support
The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-finance with almost €1.5 million the establishment a university programme at different levels in multimodal maritime transport. The programme will address university graduates and professionals looking for specific knowledge in the maritime and logistic area.

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