At the beginning of 2014, the Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (bmvit) started a broad stakeholder consultation process in order to set up a new strategy for research, technology and innovation in the field of aeronautics and air transportation. Around 200 actors of
IV2Splus was the successor of the recently completed programme IV2S (Intelligent Transport Systems and Services - 2002-06), which had three programme lines: A3 - Austrian Advanced Automotive Technology I2 - Intelligent Infrastructure ISB - Innovative Rail System
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
40 years ago the first energy research programme of the German government was launched. For the first time this programme provided a structure for non-nuclear energy research. Funded are single projects of limited duration as well as large research institutions over longer time spans.
Critical infrastructures supply households, enterprises and public administration with electricity, water and Internet or other essential goods and services. Even minor disturbances can be mutually reinforcing and cause supply shortages and high economic losses. By dependencies between
For implementing its policy goals, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Preservation, Construction and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) requires scientifically well founded decision support and advice. For this purpose BMUB annually issues its Environmental Research Programme UFOPLAN.