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
It is conceived to develop an efficient, safe and non-polluting transport system (for passengers and freight), providing interconnected transport networks and designing, executing and managing the infrastructure, in order to reduce the damages to environment and to raise the quality-cost ratio.The
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
RELANSIN has been conceived to re-launch and increase competitiveness of the economic operators, the groups or categories thereof, as well as of the economic sectors, by implementing integrated research & development and innovation projects. These projects aim at significantly modernising and
This programme was conceived to improve the economy competitiveness and to ensure a sustainable economic development and to provide scientific and technological support necessary to carry out activities specific to the nuclear energetic, in compliance with the requirements of nuclear safety and with
As a part of the National R & D and Innovation Plan, INVENT is dedicated to stimulate the invention rapid valorisation in economy, particularly as regarding the inventions of the advanced technical fields.
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