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 R&D of Finnish Maritime Administration focuses on research on waterborne transport operating environment, development of waterborne transport, development of services and service production of the administration and development of the administration as a whole. The R&D activities consist of
The research programme involves multidisciplinary traffic safety research in the areas of road, rail, and maritime traffic, with a main focus on technical countermeasures and applications. In the programme, applied and customer-oriented research is conducted to contribute to overall traffic safety.
The environmental impacts of heavy-duty vehicles are considerable, both regarding emissions of carbon dioxide and toxic compounds. Especially in urban conditions heavy-duty vehicles contribute to air quality problems. Biofuels for transport are being vividly discussed at the moment. The best biofuel
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
NAVI was a research and development as well as co-operation programme intended for developing international services relating to personal navigation. The programme included research, product and service development, regulation, awareness activities, education, follow-up, co-ordination and strategy
Travel Centre unites Finland's mass transportation into an efficient, clear-cut and accessible entity. Travellers can get everything they need from Travel Centre, whether travelling by train, bus or local public transport. Schedules and timetables, ticket sales and other services can all be easily
LINTU is a long-term research and development programme for road safety financed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Finnish Road Administration and Finnish Vehicle Administration.The programme is based on a road safety vision adopted by the Government:'The road transport system must be
The task of the working group established by the Ministry of Transport and Communications is, among other things, to follow the realisation of measures proposed in the cycling policy programme (LM 20/93) and to make proposals for the development of cycling. To promote cycling, it is also necessary
Many European cities have defined a clear vision of their future goals. People want cities to be enjoyable and safer. This is worth striving for also in Finland. Transport is an important instrument that can bring us closer or further from these goals. Transport should provide us with accessibility