Register for TRA2018 and get your Early Bird ticket by Jan. 29!

Registration for the upcoming Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018) in Vienna, Austria, from 16 to 19 April 2018, is now open. TRA 2018 is the 7th edition of Europe’s largest transport research and technology conference and this time features the theme of ”A digital era for transport”. The conference addresses representatives from politics, administrations, research

SAVE THE DATE! Enhancing Research and Innovation in Europe: the road sector experience

The conference is organized on 12 September 2017 in Madrid in collaboration with the European Commission Representation in Spain and the DURABROADS EU Project.  An important goal for the European Union is to accelerate the shift towards a low carbon economy and promote innovation in transport. The deployment of EU Programmes on Research & Innovation

TRA2018: 2nd Call for Interactive Zone Demonstrations & Showcases open until 15 September 2017!

Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport”, the Transport Research Arena 2018 will be held on 16-19 April in Vienna, Austria. The TRA 2018 conference and exhibition will be enhanced by an interactive zone, a room for showcases, technical demonstrations, Start-Ups and presentations. It will provide a unique experience in different dimensions (speech,

2017 Impact Workshop on the cPPPs in Horizon 2020

The yearly Impact Workshop for the three contractual Public-Private Partnerships (cPPPs) took place in Brussels on 16-17 May 2017. It was the occasion for the cPPPs projects to present their successful outcomes, advancement and more generally share their experience and good practices of project-building. As regards the Energy efficient Buildings (EeB) cPPP, the first day

Publication of last REFINET Newsletter (N° 5 – April 2017)

Besides the contributions from several REFINET partners, this Newsletter includes contributions from 5 experts that have attended Bucharest workshop, covering all transport modes: •    Airports from Bucharest and from Milano •    Roads from Romania •    Railways from Slovenia •    Waterways from Romania. It is also mentioned that the ECTP Infrastructure & Mobility committee will continue

Launch of the European Investment Project Portal (EIPP)

The European Commission has recently launched the European investment Project Portal (EIPP), as part of the Investment Plan for Europe Initiative to mobilize investment, promote economic growth and create more jobs across the EU. This online platform offers to gather investment projects in one centralized web portal, building a bridge between promoters and investors. Research,

SAVE THE DATE: 17 May cPPP Impact Workshop – Brussels

The yearly Impact Workshop for the three contractual Public-Private Partnerships (cPPPs) organised by the EC will take place on 17 May 2017 in Albert Borschette Congress Center (Brussels). The first draft agenda is available here. The results of EU funded research & innovation projects in the field of the Energy-efficient Buildings (EeB cPPP) will be

€1 billion to boost investment in European transport infrastructure

The European Commission is launching a new and innovative way to finance transport infrastructure projects in Europe. The call for proposals will seek to combine €1 billion of grants (Connecting Europe Facility – Transport) with financing from public financial institutions, the private sector or, for the first time, the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the

Transport Research Innovation Portal publishes insight to enhance EU transport infrastructure

A new report from the European Commission funded Transport Research Innovation Portal (TRIP) provides unique insight into transport infrastructure research in Europe – identifying areas where further innovation, research and funding could improve economic and social cohesion. The new Research Theme Analysis Report from TRIP provides a comprehensive review of multimodal transport infrastructure research performed

€1 billion to boost investment in European transport infrastructure

The European Commission is launching a new and innovative way to finance transport infrastructure projects in Europe. The call for proposals will seek to combine €1 billion of grants (Connecting Europe Facility – Transport) with financing from public financial institutions, the private sector or, for the first time, the European Fund for Strategic Investments, the