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
innovITS was set up in the UK as a Centre of Excellence for Transport Telematics and Sustainable Mobility, in response to recommendations from the Automotive Innovation & Growth Team (AIGT). innovITS focuses on innovation in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), which have the potential
This programme was devoted to funding R&D projects which allow the development of the Strategic Plan of Infrastructure and Transport within the framework of the National Plan of Research +Development +Innovation 2004-2007. The last call was made in 2007 and 18 projects were accepted. All of them
In 2001 the 2nd phase of the country's integrated research programme was developed as a framework programme entitled 'Slovenia's Competitiveness 2001-2006'. This framework programme was established by the MSZS in co-ordination with other ministries and the Cabinet.
The DGAC plays a central role in the world of air transport. A directorate of the French Ministry of Transport (Ministère des Transports, de l'Equipement, du Tourisme et de la Mer), its foremost missions are to guarantee the safety and security of air transport in French airspace and at airports and
The technologies that maintain the development of the Information Society are rapidly evolving. Although the advances in information and communication technologies are opening new and revolutionary possibilities, the present applications and technologies hardly allow us to catch sight of the
Research on comfort and ergonomics cannot be totally dissociated from safety issues. The driver's position, the quality of air temperature or acoustics play a great part in the general comfort of passenger compartment. The overlaps between different modes of transport are developed, which does not
International competition requires the implementation of innovative and environmentally friendly solutions. For years, industry has set quality at the heart of design and production processes. This step must also be applied to transport.