The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO Dutch: Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek) is the national research council of the Netherlands. NWO funds thousands of top researchers at universities and institutes and steers the course of Dutch science by means of
The VBD programme (Villes et Bâtiments Durables) aims at exploring the changing attitude of cities and to transform what is perceived as an environmental burden into an asset, while ensuring the economic viability and social cohesion. VDB is focused on the sustainability of settings and places of
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 Ministry for Urban Development and Roads is responsible for the following transport related authorities in Malta:- Coordination of Urban Development Projects- Malta Transport Authority (MTA). The MTA was set up in 2001 in order to improve co-ordination between the transport sectors.
PREDIT is a French programme encouraging research, experimentation and innovation in land transport. It was launched and implemented by the ministries in charge of research, transport, environment and industry, ADEME (Environment and Energy Agency) and ANVAR (Research valorisation agency - now known
The spatial economics domain covers a large number of complicated policy problems that require sound scientific analysis. There are plenty of examples to illustrate the complexity of the problems that the discipline addresses. How can the limited amount of space available in densely populated areas
The amount of fatal road accidents dropped from 3300 casualties yearly in the early 1970s to less than 800 nowdays. Still, it remains a major object of concern to the Dutch government. SWOV conducts scientific research in order to contribute to road safety by means of scientific research and
The Sustainable Transport and Mobility Programme (TDM) is the evolution of the Land Transport Development Programme from 2011 (TTD). The programme changed its name in 2012, since then it covers not only the development of all land transports but also air fields and naval topics. The precursor of
CDE was a research programme funded by the French Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy (ministère de l’Écologie, du Développement durable et de l’Énergie – MEDDE) with the contribution of French Environment and Energy Management Agency (ADEME). It was launched in 1999 to
The Directorate-General for Mobility (DGMo) sets policy on the movement of persons and goods by land, focusing on a coherent analysis of and approach to mobility, accessibility and spatial development, and strengthening links between the different modes of transport. The main focus points of this