TRB was established in 1920 as the National Advisory Board on Highway Research to provide a mechanism for the exchange of information and research results about highway technology. Renamed the Highway Research Board (HRB) in 1925, the organisation accomplished its mission through standing committees
VINNOVA, The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems integrates research and development in technology, transport and working life. VINNOVA's mission is to promote sustainable growth by financing RTD and development effective innovation systems.
The aim of the foundation is to support research of strategic importance for a good living environment. The foundation shall promote the development of robust research environments of the highest international class that will have a positive impact on Sweden's future competitiveness. The research
How can the technological developments in the areas of vehicles and IT be used to bring about necessary changes? How can the choices and behaviour of consumers and businesses be altered to accord with sustainable development? How can we improve the basis for political decisions about the use of
The purpose of the programme is to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swedish business sector. This will be achieved through more efficient and flexible logistics systems, and by helping the Swedish transport sector offer the required transport services, within the framework of long-term
When we take measures against incidents/accidents we can in the main take one of two courses of action. We can either concentrate on reducing the overall probability of the occurrence of incidents/accidents or on limiting their consequences. We usually talk about incident/accident prevention
In the long term, Sweden's energy supply must be bases on an ecologically sustainable production of electricity. The supply of electricity from renewable energy sources must be increased.Ethanol is used for powering vehicles in the transport sector. Today, ethanol is used as a fuel primarily for
In the long term, Sweden's energy supply must be based on an ecologically sustainable production of electricity. The supply of electricity from renewable energy sources must be increased.Road Vehicle Energy Systems acts as a uniting force for the Swedish Energy Agency research projects in the field