2017 call for proposals published

2017 call for proposals published

2017 call for proposals published

Shift2Rail - The European Rail R&D Initiative

Shift2Rail - The European Rail R&D Initiative

Shift2Rail will be the first European rail joint technology initiative to seek focused research and innovation (R&I) and market-driven solutions by accelerating the integration of new and advanced technologies into innovative rail product solutions. Shift2Rail will promote the competitiveness of the European Rail Industry and will meet the changing EU transport needs. Through the R&I carried out within this Horizon2020 initiative, the necessary technology will be created to complete the Single European Railway Area (SERA). www.shift2rail.org. Video Courtesy of RSSB www.futurerailway.org

About the Initiative

Within the thematic group of EU agencies and bodies supporting EU businesses and innovation, Shift2Rail contributes to smart and sustainable growth through its actions to foster research and innovation in the railway sector. The purpose is to achieve a Single European Railway Area (SERA); to enhance the attractiveness and the competitiveness of the European railway system to ensure a modal shift from roads towards a more sustainable mode of transport such as rail; and to sustain the leadership of the European rail industry on the global market.

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