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Danish Academy of Transport (network)


Danish Academy of Transport (network)
Danmarks Transportakademi

Background & policy context: 

The Danish Academy of Transport is a network organisation of several institutions.
The academy promotes know-how, competences and education within freight transport across research, educational and consultancy institutions.

Strategic Objectives: 

The objectives of the Academy are:
o To create and promote co-operation between companies and organisations in the transport sector as well as research, education and consultancy in institutions, thereby strengthening the competences.
o To co-ordinate a development of know-how and technology for the demands, the transport sector faces in the global market.
o To develop education that fits demands of the future.
o To develop competitive concepts for transport and logistics
o To increase the awareness of the transport sector in Denmark as a proactive and innovative business.

Programme organisation: 

The Programme is financed by the Ministry of Science and Technology together with three counties. Other partners are education institutions, research institutions and business unions and institutions.

Leading Institutions:

Type of funding:
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions: 

The programme is led by a management group.
The daily management is carried out by a steering committee.
On all projects one or more private companies are involved.

Participating countries: 
Projects covered: 

1 general project providing general information on the Academy as well as arrangement of 1-2 major conferences.

3 strategic projects concerning:
- 'Development of concepts for remote education of drivers and other employees in small transport companies'
- 'Management of changes for managers in the transport companies'
- 'Development of the basis for education in the transport sector'.

2 innovation projects concerning:
- 'Strategic development of competences in minor companies' and
- 'Transport companies as suppliers of logistics'.

Contact Name: 
Ms Kirsten Høg Ms Joanna Pedersen
Contact Email: 
The SecretariatDanmarks Transportakademi
Torvet 20 GDTC
Contact country:
+45 70 25 22 60
Fax Number: 
+45 70 25 22 06