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REGISTER NOW: Shift2Rail’s 2019 Information Day: Open Call for Proposals – 6 February 2019, Brussels

About our next Info Day: Our 2019 Information Day will provide you with an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme. It will take place on 6 February 2019 at the Square, Brussels (Coudenberg 3 entrance).   Who can attend? This event is aimed at interested companies and research organisations that wish to carry out collaborative research and…

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Press Release – Shif2rail project PINTA phase 1 final Conference held in Rabat, Morocco

The Shift2Rail project PINTA phase 1, coordinated by Alstom and with the participation of Bombardier, CAF, Deutsche Bahn, Faiveley Transport Italy, Knorr-Bremse, Siemens, SNCF and Talgo, organized the project’s final conference hosted by the ONCF, IFF “Institut de Formation Ferroviaire” and EMI “Ecole Mohammedia des ingénieurs” in Rabat, Morocco. Download the Press Release

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Press release – Call for Proposals 2018 results announced

19 projects worth €152.6 million will be funded under the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking 2018 Call for Proposals for Research & Innovation activities. Shift2Rail’s co-funding will amount up to €77.3 million. The new projects aim to accelerate the transition towards the next generation of railway systems in Europe. Access the full press release here.

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DAY 3: Timetable of the future train at our stand 203, Hall 4.2

After two successful days, we have reached half-time at InnoTrans but there is still plenty to see and discover. The train of the future will stop on Thursday at: 10 am-12 pm: UNIFE Dialog Forum: Executive director Carlo Borghini and other high-level speakers will discuss ERTMS as the backbone of digital railways. Speakers include Chris Jackson, Editor-in-Chief of Railway Gazette International and Keir Fitch, Head of Rail Safety & Interoperability at DG Move. Where: Palais…

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Network Rail leadership team wins first Shift2Rail Women in Rail R&I Award

A team of three Network Rail managers won the Shift2Rail ‘Women in Rail Research & Innovation Award’. Laureates are Amanda Webster, Eleanor Simmons and Alison Smith, prominent managers in infrastructure-related Shift2Rail R&I activities, working on smart infrastructure, intelligent mobility management and sustainable energy management. The Award is inspired by the ‘EU Platform for Change – Women in Transport’, launched in 2017 by EU Commissioner for Mobility and Transport, Ms Violeta Bulc, who bestowed the awards…

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Meet the winners of the first Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Awards

  Projects working on new methodologies to optimise energy use in trains, a door-to-door travel booking eco-system and technologies to make trains’ communication systems wireless are selected as winners of the Awards in its first edition. OPEUS won the decarbonisation Award for its work to develop a simulation methodology and accompanying modelling tool to evaluate, improve and optimise the energy consumption of rail systems with a particular focus on in-vehicle innovation. IT2Rail obtained the digitalisation…

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