To address European ambitions in terms of reducing energy consumption, introducing renewable energy sources, reducing greenhouse gas emissions and safety concerns, Flanders supports the sustainable transitions in technology trends that the automotive manufacturing industry have to address to remain
The MIT Portugal Programme, an FCT initiative, is a strategic partnership between Portuguese Universities and Research Centers, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA) and partners from industry and government.
Launched by the Portuguese Government in 2006, and renewed in 2013, its goal is
The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic is an organisational unit of the state that was founded in 2009 by the Act No. 130/2002 Coll. to support research, experimental development and innovation. The creation of TA CR is one of the cornerstones of the fundamental reforms in research and
Within the framework of the RTD programme of the Czech Government, the Government Council for Research and Development defined three programmes for the transport sector in 1998 which originally should terminate in 2001 but were partially extended to 2002/03. The most urgent needs of the transport
Basic transport research has not developed a comprehensive approach to a variety of factors, which, in practice, influence the behaviour of transportation systems. With regard to basic research, the knowledge base of both general and common models in the field of transportation, telecommunications
This programme is aimed at the promotion of R&D work successfully concluded and to promote innovation through the implementation of demonstration actions or pilot projects providing innovative solutions.
PRIME programme integrates a number of different economic medium-term tools (until 2006) aimed at the industrial sectors of energy, transport, tourism, international trade and services. These interventions have as major goals the promotion of competitiveness of Portuguese firms, the enforcement of
The POCTI programme was presented to the EC in November 1999 and integrated within the CSP III in July 2000. The main strategic lines of the project are to overcome scientific backwardness, expand innovation activities and promote a scientific and technological culture.The programme was planned
Transport in the Czech Republic may be characterised in a similar way as in other countries of the European Union. Roads and motorways, as well as cities and urban agglomerations, are congested; road accident rates are rising; the environment is becoming increasingly more threatened. However, unlike