Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories


03.03.2011 00:03
DETRA workshop to discuss future challenges

The project DETRA is organising a workshop on priorities for road research. The main topic of the workshop is to discuss with the stakeholders the future challenges that need to be addressed to develop the Surface transport ERA. The afternoon sessions will focus on the needs and gaps that must be handeled within the areas of Research infrastructure and research Institutes. The event will take place on 18th March 2011 from 9.30am at the BRRC premises - 21 Fokkersdreed - 1933 Sterrebeek. (see draft agenda below)

If you are interested, please register to the FEHRL website or send an e-mail to 

11.02.2011 00:02
Symposium on thin asphalt layers, road surfaces of the future?

On Tuesday March 29, 2011, BRRC will host a seminar on the results of the OPTHINAL (Optimization Thin Asphalt Layers) project.  This project investigated how the choice of materials and mix design can affect the performance of Thin Asphalt Layers.

09.02.2011 00:02
Green Paper on a Common Strategic Framework for future EU Research and Innovation Funding

Innovation UnionThe European Commission has presented a Green Paper proposing major changes to the EU research and innovation funding. The purpose  is to make participation easier, increase the scientific and economic impact and provide better value for money.  The proposed changes, to be introduced in the next EU budget after 2013, would bring together the current Framework Programme for research, the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology.