The Transport 2025 programme was started in 2015. The programme is the Research Council of Norway's new strategic focus on research and innovation within the transport domain. The Transport 2025 programme incorporates a systemic perspective on the transport system viewed as a whole.
The ENERGIX programme will help to achieve energy and industrial policy objectives and is a key instrument in the implementation of the national Energi21 RD&D strategy for the energy sector. The programme will also promote the broadest possible range of research activities to open the door to new
To meet the requirements imposed by the European Union, and develop the issues of waste management and energy production the programme meets requirements and provides assistance in creating innovative solutions in that respect. Gekon is the first programme in Polish industry in the field of
People in Ireland are overwhelmingly reliant on the car for transport. Smarter Travel Areas is a programme that will demonstrate in 3 different towns how it is possible to reduce car travel, encouraging people to walk and cycle, car-share and to avoid unnecessary car trips. In February, 2012 the
The research and development work is rooted in the Norwegian Public Roads Administration's vision, objective and values. Research and development are part of the "development" focus area associated with result-oriented management processes. The basis for the development of project areas and
The Institute of Transport Economics has carried out evaluations and assessment programmes for different measures for improving public transport and their effects on the passengers transport sector as a whole. The aim of this programme is to improve the existing analytical tools in order to provide
The road network is influenced by climate conditions. The Norwegian climate in the future will bring higher precipitation - more frequent and more intense rainfall, milder winters, warmer summers, an increase in wind speed and storm frequency.This will affect the road network in several ways. Higher
'Road network assets' (Vegkapital in Norwegian) is a notion often found in official documents, e.g. in the state budget and the national transport plan. Nevertheless, a good estimate of the value of the road network and what would happen if the funding was to be changed, is still not available.
Surveys and analyses on the population's geographical mobility and travel habits provide essential information that is important in the planning of transport and other communal affairs. This form of knowledge is necessary in order to survey the possibilities for making strategic changes and explore