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.
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
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
The programme aim is to create a systems approach basis for the analysis, modelling and development of the national transport system, as well as for the carrying out of scientific research to assist competitiveness at the regional and global level. In addition, the goal is to create efficient and
The National Transport Development Programme (NTDP) is a planning framework that integrates the economic, organisational, institutional and other activities (actions, tasks, types of activities) into one system. It is worked out for a 15-year period (in two phases from 1996-2000 and 2001-2010). In
The pace of Information Society developments is starting to re-shape society in fundamentally new ways. Intelligent Transportation Systems do not form one single system in Latvia, but a process of implementing new logistics and telematics applications in a phased and managed way.
In spite of the rapid increase of the motor vehicle fleet, the Estonian road safety level remains as one of the worst in Europe. Comparison of two basic safety indicators with neighbouring countries shows the huge difference: Fatality risk per 100 000 population during the years 1998 -2002 was 16.8