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States Representatives Group of S2R meet to discuss R&I activities

Today, 21 March 2017, the States Representatives Group of S2R met to discuss the progress of the R&I activities, examine the initial plans for the 2018 Annual Work Plan and take note of the ongoing work on the review of the S2R Multi-Annual Action Plan and research and innovation beyond 2020. In shaping the next version of the Multi-Annual Action Plan, expected to be adopted by the end of 2017, the S2R JU is discussing…

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Looking towards the future at the International Railway Summit – Key rail players meet in Paris to come up with a vision for the future rail systems

Over three days, senior executives representing the world’s rail operators, infrastructure managers, rolling stock manufacturers, national and local governments and technical experts brainstormed on future solutions for a competitive railway transport system. Shift2Rail (S2R) took part as the first and unique European Railway Research and Innovation Programme, contributing to the future agenda, through railway sector concrete innovative solutions co-funded by S2R through the H2020 Programme. Carlo Borghini, the Executive Director of the S2R JU, spoke…

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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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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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