For transport infrastructure to be cost-efficient and ready for future needs, adequate research and innovation (R&I) in this field is necessary. This report provides a comprehensive analysis of R&I in transport infrastructure. The assessment follows the methodology developed by the European Commission’s Transport Research and Information Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS). The report critically addresses research by thematic area and technologies, highlighting recent developments and future needs.
The European Commission has published today two studies that it requested in the context of the Year of Multimodality. The first study analysed challenges of EU-wide integrated ticketing and payment systems, while the second study focused on how to improve passengers rights when travelling by several transport modes.
Commissioner Violeta BULC is pleased to welcome you to the Conference launching a network of diversity ambassadors for the transport sector which will be held in Brussels on 26 September 2019.
During the conference, you will have the opportunity to exchange with Commissioner Bulc, to network and to reflect with others on the role of ambassadors as well as on the best ways to liaise and cooperate. After the meeting, a guidance document will be shared with each participant based on the outcome of the discussions. You will be formally asked to confirm your commitment to become an ambassador at this further stage.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) has agreed EUR 7 billion of new financing. This includes support for new investment to improve social housing, clean energy and sustainable transport, telecommunications, health and education. The EIB also approved more than EUR 2.8 billion of new support for business investment through both direct financing and credit lines with local banks.
A summary of the exchange of views is now available.
Six transport topics under the 2018-2020 Horizon 2020 Work Programme are open for application as of today, 3 September. They make available EU funding of €92 million.
This brochure gives an overview on all aspects of the connectivity in the EU. It shows what connectivity we have now and the prospects for the future. It gives statistics on the broadband coverage, a short overview on telecom markets, presents some outstanding broadband programmes and projects, describes the future telecom rules and steps towards 5G.
The 2019 edition of the GSA’s GNSS Market Report will be launched in the autumn. As in previous years, the latest issue of the report will provide comprehensive information on the dynamic global GNSS market along with in-depth analysis of the latest global GNSS trends and developments.
The Transport and Research and Innovation Monitoring and Information System (TRIMIS) have published their latest status report on Transport Research and Innovation in the EU.