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Shift2Rail launches first calls for projects including €26.1 million for open calls - information day to be held in Brussels on 20 January 2016

As previewed by Mark Gaddes of FutureRail at the RSSB and KTN Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes in October , Shift2Rail, the Joint Undertaking backed by the Commission and the rail industry, yesterday published its first calls for proposals , that it says will be “endowed with €170 million to support innovation in railways” . The Commission will contribute €90 million, with the...
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Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes: Collaboration Opportunities with the Rail Industry, 30 October 2015

Held at RSSB, at The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, the Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes & Collaboration Opportunities with the Rail Industry was chaired and opened by Martin Brennan, RSSB’s Senior Research Policy Manager. This information event was held to disseminate information about the opportunities available through Horizon 2020, and also for 73 attendees to make...
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RSSB to promote rail as a test-bed for cross modal and other research opportunities within Horizon 2020

RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board) and Future Railway (a collaboration between Network Rail and RSSB to support innovation in the delivery of the Rail Technical Strategy) have identified over 40 calls across four different ‘Societal’ or ‘industrial Leadership’ challenges in the European Commission’s recently published Horizon 2020 work programme for 2016-2017 that present...
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European Commission publishes proposal on regulations to establish Shift2Rail public-private partnership

The European Commission yesterday adopted a proposal to the European Parliament and Ministers to approve a new public-private partnership named Shift2Rail , that will invest just under €1 billion in research and innovation over seven years to help get more passengers and freight onto Europe's railways. According to the Commission, rail travel is among the most efficient and...
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Review of Horizon 2020 Work Programmes: Collaboration Opportunities with the Rail Industry, 30 October 2015

Held at RSSB, at The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, the Review of Horizon 2020 Work...

RSSB to promote rail as a test-bed for cross modal and other research opportunities within Horizon 2020

RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board) and Future Railway (a collaboration between Network...

European Commission publishes proposal on regulations to establish Shift2Rail public-private partnership

The European Commission yesterday adopted a proposal to the European Parliament and...