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Projects worth €222m proposed under first Shift2Rail calls for research

On 30 March the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) announced it received 43 proposals with a total funding request of close to €80 million in response to its first open call for proposals that closed on 17 March. The S2R JU had 15 open call topics and total available budget of €26.1 million. In addition, 27 S2R JU members presented project proposals for the 13 call...
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Shift2Rail publishes slides presented at its €26.1 million ’Open Call’ Information Day in Brussels

Shift2Rail has published slides presented at its recent Information Day on the current Shift2Rail open calls , held in Brussels. The presentations, made on 20 January 2016, include an overview of the 2015 and 2016 calls, general Horizon 2020 "cross-modal topics" that may be of interest to the railway community, and details of the current ‘Open call’ topics included in 2016 Annual Work...
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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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Shift2Rail seeks diverse new partners to lead research and innovation in Europe

The European Commission this month announced a call for expressions of interest for new members of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. Shift2Rail plans to invest just under €1 billion in research and innovation in the next six years for getting more passengers and freight onto Europe's railways. Shift2rail was established on 7 July 2014 after the European Council adopted a...
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Shift2Rail group to manage European rail research and innovation - major funding opportunity for railway applications

On 16 June the European Council adopted a regulation setting up a public-private partnership called Shift2Rail joint undertaking , to manage a research and innovation programme to support the development of better rail services in Europe. Located in Brussels, it is expected to be officially established in early July, with its operations expected to kick off in early 2015. ...
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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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Interested in EU potential FP7 rail-related projects?

The Transport KTN broadcast the AGGRI rail seminar live via simultaneous interactive webinar, enabling delegates to participate without having to travel to the DfT in London on a very hot and sunny day (though it was cool and air-conditioned in conference room LG1!). The full webinar is available to review here (note this is available to logged in members of the Transport KTN) ...
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Projects worth €222m proposed under first Shift2Rail calls for research

On 30 March the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) announced it received 43...

Shift2Rail publishes slides presented at its €26.1 million ’Open Call’ Information Day in Brussels

Shift2Rail has published slides presented at its recent Information Day on the current...

Shift2Rail seeks diverse new partners to lead research and innovation in Europe

The European Commission this month announced a call for expressions of interest for new...

Shift2Rail group to manage European rail research and innovation - major funding opportunity for railway applications

On 16 June the European Council adopted a regulation setting up a public-private partnership...