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  • REGISTER NOW: Shift2Rail’s 2019 Information Day: Open Call for Proposals – …
    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 […]
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Prize-winning Innovations: Shift2Rail at the ERCI Award

Today Shift2Rail participated in the Innovation Award of the European Railway Cluster Initiative (ERCI), where the leading rail meta cluster in Europe awarded trophies in three categories: The Innovation Awards of the European Railway Clusters went to DB Cargo AG (Best Large Enterprise), Perpetuum Ltd. (Best SME) and TRAXENS (“Coup de Cœur”). In his speech, Carlo Borghini, executive director of Shift2Rail, encourages rail stakeholders to express their ideas on the priorities they think users will…

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One click from anywhere in Europe

Today, apps allow checking what the best multimodal route is. But Shift2Rail IP4 is taking this to a whole new level: Passengers will be able to book with a single click multi-modal trips across Europe. No more need to enter four or five different reservation systems every time we book a trip. At InnoTrans, the public can test a preliminary version of the system.   The ecosystem Shift2Rail is building will be an absolute revolution for…

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Spotting obstacles from afar: Obstacle detection for automated freight

A novel integrated multi-sensor on-board obstacle detection system for freight trains, developed within the Shift2Rail initiative, combines different vision technologies to identify obstacles beyond 200m, the current state-of-art, and up to 1000m. This innovative device, able to operate under any light and weather conditions, consists of a thermal camera, a night vision sensor (camera augmented with image intensifier), a multi stereo-vision system and a laser scanner. Sensors are easy to mount and dismount from the…

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Leading women driving change- Shift2Rail at the Women in Mobility Luncheon

Shift2Rail participated in the third edition of the Women in Mobility Luncheon, which provided a platform for leading women in the transport industry to exchange experiences and ideas, connect with others in the industry and discuss professional issues. The event, organised by leading associations, networks and industry partners, drew a large number of female managers, experts in the transport sector and visitors. At the event, Shift2Rail executive director Carlo Borghini introduced the winning team of the ‘Women…

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Day 2 at Shift2Rail stand at InnoTrans (H4.2/203): New insights into the railways of the future

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) has had a strong presence at its first appearance at InnoTrans, the largest rail fair in the world –presenting the first results of the initiative, barely two years after its creation. Wednesday, 19 September At 10.00, Shift2Rail presents its vision of the future at the InnoTrans Speakers’ Corner. Giorgio Travaini, Head of Research & Innovation at Shift2Rail, together with Shift2Rail Innovation Programme Managers Léa Paties and Lucas Garvía give…

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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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