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
Past Transport RTD (Research and Technical Development) Programme (2001-2003/04) In compliance with the framework policies and programmes, an RTD programme for transport was prepared in 2001, called 'Optimisation of the Transport System and its Sustainable Development'. The main objective of the
The Operational Transport Programme 2007-2013 largely acts within the objective 'Convergence' of the EU's Cohesion Fund. It also implements important priorities and objectives of the National Transportation Policy in the period of time 2005-2013 of the Czech Republic.
Special attention is paid to
Basic transport research has not developed a comprehensive approach to a variety of factors, which, in practice, influence the behaviour of transportation systems. With regard to basic research, the knowledge base of both general and common models in the field of transportation, telecommunications
The Ireland Wales Programme 2007-2013 has an overall aim of addressing issues relating to innovation, entrepreneurship, the knowledge economy, climate change and community regeneration between both countries. Meaning 'inter-regional', INTERREG is an EU Community Programme that aims to strengthen
The Atlantic Area Transnational Cooperation Programme is a territorial cooperation programme of the European Commission for the period 2007-2013. This programme is financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). It aims to achieve significant and tangible progress in transnational
The EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) is a macro-regional strategy adopted by the European Commission in December 2010 and endorsed by the European Council in 2011. The Strategy was jointly developed by the Commission, together with the Danube Region countries and stakeholders, in order to
According to recent projections, the volume of freight traffic is expected to rise from 371 billion tonne-km in 1997 to 608 billion tkm by the year 2015. This corresponds to an increase of 64.1 %. With an expected increase of 105 %, road transit through Germany will contribute a significant share to