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Shift2Rail JU presents Commissioner Bulc with its Multi-Annual Action Plan

During the Digital Transport Days, on 9 November 2017, Commissioner Violeta Bulc was presented with the Shift2Rail JU’s newly adopted Multi-Annual Action Plan – Executive View (MAAP Part A). The document highlights in the form of Innovation Capabilities, the solutions that will bring about the most sustainable, cost-efficient, high-performing, time driven, digital, and competitive customer-centred transport mode for Europe, for its citizens and freight business. It ‘translates’ the Shift2Rail JU’s vision into detailed, result-oriented R&I…

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Interim Evaluation of Shift2Rail: A testimony of the added value of the JU

On the 6th of October, the European Commission published the interim evaluation (2014-2016) of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. Even though the S2R JU only achieved its autonomy in May 2016, the report has emphasized the significant role the JU has already played in closing many gaps in previously fragmented rail research, while simultaneously providing the private and public sectors with continuity and stability. This evaluation has made it clear that the creation of S2R JU…

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Deadline to apply for Shift2Rail Scientific Committee extended

The deadline of the 'Call for expressions of interest for the selection of a new member of the Scientific Committee of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking' is extended. In accordance with the Decision of the Governing Board of 7 June, the S2R JU launched a call for expressions of interest for the selection of a new member for its scientific committee. The new member will be expected to hold expertise in the fields of telecommunication, information…

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Shift2Rail at SIFER 2017

Shift2Rail is attending the 10th International Exhibition of Railway Technology from 21 to 23 March in Lille Grand Palais Exhibition Centre, France. Come and visit us at the stand n°1/362. Check out the programme More information about SIFER 2017

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Shift2Rail at the 2014 Transport Research Arena Conference

PARIS, 15 April 2014 Shift2Rail is promoted at the 2014 Transport Arena Conference which is taking place from 14-17 April in Paris. Members of the Cabinet of European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, visited the UNIFE stand on Monday to review the progress being made on the many rail research projects being coordinated by UNIFE and Shift2Rail. The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking for Rail Research is expected to be approved by the European…

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