Two national funding instruments terminate in 2016: targeted financing of research topics and the Estonian Science Foundation (ETF) grants. Newly the Estonian Research Council (ETAg) is to finance national basic and applied research and researcher mobility.
Research undertaken by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications covers all areas of transport and in particular the organisation, operation, planning and development of infrastructure, and standardisation, economic analysis, management, vehicle technology, and impact assessment of land
The Ministry for the Environment, Physical Planning and Public Works undertakes many activities in the research sector. The Ministry supports research activities focusing in the fields of the environment, technology and transportation planning, that are important for the national economy and for the
The Ministry of Economy and Finance carries out research related to the areas of economy, technology, society and transport. Via wide-ranging collaboration between university institutes, state agencies and research centres efforts are being made to connect knowledge with the productive aspects of
The Ministry of Mercantile Marine is an administrative body that accumulates valuable maritime expertise, skills and know-how, as a large number of its staff deals exclusively with issues about shipping policy, safety of navigation, research, maritime traffic management, merchant ships' inspection
ELMO stands for electromobility in Estonia. The ELMO programme promotes emission free personal transportation and electric cars in order to achieve better city environment, energy efficiency and fuel independence.
The Government of the Republic of Estonia concluded a contract with Mitsubishi
Research and Technology policy priorities are based on the Operational Programme for Competitiveness (2002 - 2006) under the Third Community Support Framework for Greece. The priority areas of the above mentioned programme follow the international scientific and technological trends and reflect the
Estonia's transport sector consists of railway, road, maritime, waterways and air transport, as well as pipeline transport and urban electric transport. The communications system consists of postal services and telecommunications.The share of transport and communications sector in GDP accounts for
The programme is based on results of monitoring road conditions. The following parameters are included: international roughness index, depth of ruts, calculated damage value, and bearing capacity. The actual condition of each road section is determined using limit values of the above-mentioned