• S2R Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018
    The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking is pleased to announce its Information Day – Open Call for proposals 2018, which will take place on the 12th of December 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels. The information day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme. Please find the agenda […]
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Hot off the press: Issue #0 of Shift2Rail e-news

In our bimonthly newsletter you will read about the progresses, achievements and success stories of our Research & Innovation Programme as well as gain an insight into Innovation Capabilities delivering the railway system(s) of the future. Through this first edition we present you the current state of play of the Shift2Rail Programme and give you a flavour of what is to come in the upcoming newsletters. We hope you will enjoy reading it. Read the…

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Interim Evaluation of Shift2Rail: A testimony of the added value of the JU

On the 6th of October, the European Commission published the interim evaluation (2014-2016) of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. Even though the S2R JU only achieved its autonomy in May 2016, the report has emphasized the significant role the JU has already played in closing many gaps in previously fragmented rail research, while simultaneously providing the private and public sectors with continuity and stability. This evaluation has made it clear that the creation of S2R JU…

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Shift2Rail and Clean Sky: Part of the multimodal and competitive future EU transport

An article on Shift2Rail has been published in the October issue of the CleanSky JU’s Skyline Magazine. Under the title “Shift2Rail and Clean Sky: Part of the Multimodal and Competitive Future EU Transport”, the article highlights Shift2Rail’s main vision and the synergies of its R&I programme with Cleansky JU. Clean Sky's mission, similarly to Shift2Rail’s, centres around environment, sustainability, competitiveness and mobility. Both programmes offer innovative market-driven solutions to improve and contribute to the leadership…

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Deadline to apply for Shift2Rail Scientific Committee extended

The deadline of the 'Call for expressions of interest for the selection of a new member of the Scientific Committee of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking' is extended. In accordance with the Decision of the Governing Board of 7 June, the S2R JU launched a call for expressions of interest for the selection of a new member for its scientific committee. The new member will be expected to hold expertise in the fields of telecommunication, information…

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New survey on trends projection

Shift2Rail's Project, Near2050 focusing on determining the long-term needs of different actors in the railway sector has launched its second survey. This questionnaire will determine the user’s choice of future perspectives of different influencing factors that affect the rail system. We are encouraging the rail sector to respond to Near2050’s survey here.

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