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Shift2Rail Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2017 – Presentations now available

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking held its Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2017 Draft Agenda 09.30 Welcome of the participants 10.00–10.10 Opening DG MOVE Deputy Director-General, Matthew Baldwin 10.10–10.30 Introduction on Shift2Rail State of Play S2R JU Executive Director, Carlo Borghini 10.30–10.40 Presentation of the Call 2017 S2R JU Programme Coordinator, Giorgio Travaini 10.40–11.20 Presentation of each Innovation Programme activities S2R JU Programme Managers Team, A. Berto - G. Patris - L. Garvia 11.20–11.35…

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Questionnaire – Public stakeholder consultation in the context of the interim evaluation of the Joint Technology Initiatives and Joint Undertakings

This consultation aims to collect the views of the public about the implementation of the Joint Undertakings (JUs) under Horizon 2020 for the period 2014 to 2016. The outcome of this public consultation will provide input to the currently ongoing interim evaluation of the JUs, covering the same period. The results of the interim evaluation will be used as a basis to improve the performance of the JUs and will be communicated to the European…

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Job opportunities

Shift2Rail JU is currently looking for an Administrative and Financial Assistant (1 post) Status: Open for applications Grade: CA FGIII REF.: S2R/2017/01 Deadline for applications: 12/01/2017, 17h00 Brussels Time Location: Brussels More information: s2r-2017-01-administrative-and-financial-assistant-fgiii

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Shift2Rail Information Day – Open Calls for Proposals 2017

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is pleased to announce the Information Day - Open Calls for Proposals 2017 Date - 17 January 2017 from 10:00 to 17:00 Venue - Auditorium of the Royal Flemish Academy of Science and Arts in Brussels The registrations for the Information Day will open soon. Please note that places are limited due to logistics constraints. We will confirm your participation by email after the closing date for registrations which will grant…

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Call for proposals 2017 now published

The Shift2Rail joint undertaking (S2R JU) has published the 2017 call for proposals and its Annual Work Plan 2017.   This new round of call for proposals is for S2R members (CFM) and non-JU members (OC) Indicative budget: € 60,8 million S2R co-funding Estimated project value, including in kind contributions by S2R Other members and their affiliated entities:  € 112,4 million   Proposals can be submitted from 10th January 2017 and the deadline is 30th…

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Interview with Shift2Rail’s Executive Director at InnoTrans 2016

Our Executive Director, Mr Carlo Borghini, was interviewed by Yves Perreal - the Shift2Rail Projects Director - at the InnoTrans 2016 fair in Berlin, Germany. In this video, shot at the Thales stand, Mr Borghini summarises the objectives and activities of the Shift2Rail venture. You can watch it here.

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Promoting sustainable mobility

The Rail Forum Europe held a dinner debate on 26 September in Brussels, Belgium. This was an opportunity to discuss urban rail solutions for improving the quality of life in our cities and how to reach the climate goals agreed at the UN COP21 conference. Participants underlined the necessity of investments to achieve these targets. More information about the Rail Forum Europe: http://www.rail-forum.eu/

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