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
One of the transition priorities of the Flemish government vision 2050 is a 'Smooth and smart mobility system'. For this priority, safety on the road and emissions reduction are key concerns to reduce road accidents. To contribute to these goals, a new partnership initiative has been established to
The INNPACTO Programme is public-private funding cooperation between research organizations and companies for the realization of Research, Development and Innovation (RDI) projects oriented to demand-based products. The aim of these projects is to create innovative companies, to channel their
The Feder-Innterconecta Program is an initiative co-founded by the Technological Fund (supported by the European Regional Development Fund ERDF) and the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment. The programme is managed by CDTI (Centro para el Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial -
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
This programme was devoted to funding R&D projects which allow the development of the Strategic Plan of Infrastructure and Transport within the framework of the National Plan of Research +Development +Innovation 2004-2007. The last call was made in 2007 and 18 projects were accepted. All of them
In 2001, the need for long-term policy-oriented research to support the activities of the Flemish Government became apparent. As a result, 12 Flemish Research Groups consisting of one or more universities or research organisations performing long-term research were established. The aim of these
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.
By 2010 the number of road traffic deaths in Flanders should be reduced by 5%. The cost of car driving will increase dramatically whilst a ticket for the train, tram or bus will become significantly cheaper. These are a few of the targets put forward by the Flemish Government in the Mobility Plan