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Supporting the reduction of CO2 emissions and fuel consumption from road transport in Europe: JRC Tools VECTO and CO2MPAS

Nov 14 2018
Nov 15 2018
Ispra
(IT)

The reduction of CO2 emissions from road transport is a political objective of the European Union.

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) has been supporting the European Commission in the conception, formulation and implementation of relevant EU policies.

The Sustainable Transport Unit of the JRC has organised a dedicated two-day workshop to introduce participants from enlargement and integration (E&I) countries to the two main tools developed by the JRC in the support of policies in the field: VECTO and CO2MPAS.

Application

Please send your CV and supporting letter to JRC-EI-ROAD-CO2@ec.europa.eu.

Deadline: 24 August 2018

Objectives

  • Update participants on the current policy strategy developed by the European Commission concerning the reduction of pollution, CO2 emissions and energy consumption from road transport.
  • Present in details VECTO and CO2MPAS.
  • Receive feedback on the use of the tools and on possible additional applications they may have in other contexts.

Audience

Researchers and practitioners in the fields of

  • automotive
  • energy
  • mechanical
  • electric engineering 

Employees of

The number of place is limited to 25 persons.

Background information and programme

/jrc/en/file/document/175891Workshop programme and background

Contact

Email: JRC-EI-ROAD-CO2@ec.europa.eu.

 

Enlargement and integration countries include:

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Kosovo – this designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence – Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey

European Neighbourhood Policy countries Associated to Horizon 2020: Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Tunisia, Ukraine)

EU member: Croatia

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