PRORA was created in 1989 with the Italian Decree 184 with the objective of stimulating the development of infrastructure and skills for research in the field of aerospace, a sector considered as strategically important on the national and international levels.
The National Operational Programme (NOP) is the instrument through which Italy implements the Cohesion Policy of the European Union in favour of disadvantaged geographical areas. The Programme, managed by MIUR, is implemented through the EU Structural and Investment Funds aimed at strengthening the
The instrument that identifies strategies and priorities for Italy’s research system is the National Research Programme (NRP). The goal is to ensure the coordination of research with other national policies and to align the Country with the strategic vision at European level, while promoting the
The National Operational Programme for "Research and Competitiveness" 2007-2013 (NOP for R&C) is Italy's means of contributing towards the development of a European Union Cohesion Policy for Italy's least-favoured regions. In this regard, Italy and the European Union have agreed that a significant
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
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).
The State Secretariat for Education and Research (SBF / SER) within the Federal Department of Home Affairs is the Swiss federal government's specialised agency for national and international matters concerning general and university education, research and spatial planning. The SER is responsible
The Institute for Transport Planning and Systems (IVT) is part of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETHZ) in Zurich. It is divided into three research groups: Public Transport, Private Transport and Transport Planning.