Large public organisations tend to create a huge amount of knowledge through commissioned research studies. However, making use of this knowledge often is difficult as technical or scientific reports may be voluminous and/or difficult to digest for non-expert readers.
As mobility is an important part of our life, and the interconnectedness of the economy leads to more and more transport, we expect to see significant growth in freight as well as in passenger transport in the future. Forecasts predict that the global vehicle population – currently about 1.2 billion
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
According to recent projections, the volume of freight traffic is expected to rise from 371 billion tonne-km in 1997 to 608 billion tkm by the year 2015. This corresponds to an increase of 64.1 %. With an expected increase of 105 %, road transit through Germany will contribute a significant share to
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
This sub-programme follows a first coordinated activity targeted on modal transportation planning, management and control that founded the knowledge and the organization of the Italian Research teams at International levels, in particular in the fields of air traffic control, public transport