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30.10.2008 00:10
ETRMA Safety Quiz 2008

The European Tyre and Rubber Manufacturer's Association (ETRMA) have compiled a quiz as a contribution to the 2nd European Road Safety Day.

Follow the link to take this fun quiz, with awards for the best scores!

22.10.2008 00:10
Tyrosafe national policies workshop

The EC supported Tyrosafe project organised its first workshop today in Portoroz, Slovenia.  Attracting international participation from road agencies, contractors, tyre industry, consultancies and researchers,  extensive consideration was given to national policies related skidding resistance, noise and rolling resistance.  

21.10.2008 00:10
SURF 2008 Conference

FEHRL's members provided substantial technical contributions to SURF 2008.  In conjunction with the EC funded CERTAIN and Tyrosafe projects, FEHRL provided a focal point for dissemination and networking in the research field for the multinational delegates.

19.09.2008 00:09
Launch of EC public consultation \"Shaping the ICT research and innovation agenda for the next decade\"

In search of the best strategies to boost Europe's leadership in ICT (Information and Communications Technology) research and innovation in the next decade, the European Commission launched a public consultation. Contributions from industry, ICT experts, policy-makers and the wider public will be fed into a new strategy for ICT research and innovation, to be unveiled next year. The public consultation is open until 7 November 2008 and can be accessed via

08.09.2008 00:09
EC Report on Road Infrastructure research

The DG Research study Road Infrastructure: The backbone of Transport System" was launched at TRA2008. In this publication, the strategies and objectives from FP5, through FP6 to FP7 are reviewed.  Looking at the projects related to road infrastructure, the report presents the evolution of the importance of the infrastructure themes throughout the programmes.

The report can be downloaded (5,3 Mb) or ordered from the DG Research website