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
The Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research – Efficient Technologies and Systems for Mobility (SCCER Mobility) aims at developing the knowledge and technologies essential for the transition of the current fossil fuel based transportation system to a more sustainable one, featuring minimal CO2
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 Swiss Association of Transportation Engineers is launching, supporting and monitoring research projects. These projects are then funded by the State (i.e. by the Federal Department of Environment, Transport, Energy and Communication - UVEK).
In recent years, the development of traffic has lead to an attainment of the maximum capacity of transport infrastructure in Switzerland. Therefore there is discussion of extending the road network as well as railway infrastructure. On the other hand, technological development also allows the use of
Swedish manufacturers of vehicles export the majority of their products and sell them on a global market which has significant future growth potential. The export markets for road vehicles are likely to expand considerably, for example in Asia. The public sector has invested billions in the railway
The Swedish Road Administration is the central administrative agency commissioned with the overall responsibility (sectoral responsibility) for the entire road transportation system. Within the framework of its sectoral responsibility, the Road Administration is to assume a leading role in promoting
Within the Basis for the Message on Education, Research and Technology 04-07 (BFT-Botschaft 04-07), the Federal Council of Switzerland has launched 12 federal research programmes during the period of 2004-2007. Two research programmes concern the transport sector: 'Sustainable spatial development
The Federal Council launched the programme in 1987 by request of the Swiss city union and agents of the public transport enterprises. Its intention was to realise the aim of the Federal council of qualitative growth of densely populated areas.