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22.02.2010 00:02
DG TREN becomes DG ENER and DG MOVE

DG's Energy and TransportCurrently known as DG TREN, European transport policy and European energy policy has now split and each will carry their own DG and Director General. As a result, DG Eneregy will now become “DG ENER”, and DG Mobility and Transport will become “DG MOVE” (Mobiliteit en Vervoer). In addition to the new structure, the unit responsible for state aid has been moved to the Directorate-General for Competition, while EGNOS and Galileo are now part of the Directorate-General for Enterprise.


22.02.2010 00:02
National Tender on Energy Saving Questionnaire

Israel National Roads CompanyIsrael National Roads Company is preparing a national tender on energy saving. They are requesting assistance in gathering details on similar projects conducted worldwide. Topics of specific interest include, electronic dimmable ballast positioned in the lighting poles to dim the light power; controller in the lighting switchboard; a communication system and a central control system. Please fill out the questionnaire and return your inputs directly to Ruth Lancet [ruth.lancet@gmail.com].


29.01.2010 00:01
CALL: Effective asset management meeting future challenges

DRIThe Danish Road Directorate (DRD) has announced the launch of a call for proposals opening today, 29 January 2010. The jointly funded programme of research on road infrastructure asset management is supported by thirteen European Road Directorates. “Effective asset management meeting future challenges” is a cross-border funded, trans-national joint research programme that was initiated by ERA-NET ROAD II (ENR2). The overall aim of the joint research programme is to improve the management of the European road network.


27.01.2010 00:01
Cooperative Mobility Showcase 2010

cooperative mobility showcase 2010 The final results of the EU-supported R&D projects CVIS (of which FEHRL is a partner), SAFESPOT and COOPERS will be presented during the Cooperative Mobility Showcase 2010, held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, from 23-26 March 2010. The Showcase consists of three linked events, a conference on the theme of cooperative mobility, live demonstrations on roads and highways in and around Amsterdam, and the i&CDrive thematic exhibition. For more information, download the Conference Flyer and the preliminary Conference programme.


26.01.2010 00:01
YEAR2010 Young Researchers Competition

YEAR 2010YEAR2010, the Young European Arena of Research, is a scientific competition of young researchers (early-stage researchers) in the transportation field. YEAR2010 invites researchers to submit abstracts on-line through the following link http://year2010.fehrl.org before 1 March 2010. Fifty finalists will be chosen and will receive a cash prize of €200 each for their paper. They will also  be invited to attend the TRA2010 Conference in Brussels from 7-10 June 2010 to display their research in an exhibition space. For further information, please see the competition flyer.


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