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  • Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking proposed by the European Commission to the …
    Europe’s Rail partnership, the successor to the current Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking, has been officially announced today by the European Commission as part of a proposal for the set-up of 10 new European Partnerships under the Horizon Europe programme. All the partnerships share the objective of achieving a climate neutral and digital Europe. Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking will build on the successful results of Shift2Rail’s work with its […]
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16-19 April: Transport Research Arena – Save the date

  TRA offers a great opportunity to explore, discuss and demonstrate the major trends that will drastically change the way we use mobility and transport modes, and address the challenges of the future mobility system. It also provides a great networking opportunity with more than 3,000 experts from Europe, the USA and Asia, coming from the R&I community & industry looking at innovative solutions to be taken up by the market. For further information please…

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Current Vacancies at Shift2Rail

Shift2Rail is currently looking for a Head of Research and Innovation Temporary Agent (M/F) Head of Research and Innovation (1 post) Status: Open for applications Grade: AD9 REF.: S2R/2017/05 Deadline for applications: 31/01/2018, 17h00 Brussels Time Location: Brussels More information:

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Shift2Rail Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018 – Presentations now available

On December 12, Shift2Rail JU organised an Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018. Download hereafter the presentations delivered throughout the day. Agenda 10.00–10.10 Opening - Matthew Baldwin (DG MOVE), Clara de la Torre (DG RTD) 10.10–10.30 Shift2Rail State of Play, S2R JU Executive Director, Carlo Borghini 10.30–10.40 European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI) - Lutz Hübner The Enterprise Europe Network - Carolin Schmidt 10.40–12.00 Annual Work Plan 2018 topics and S2R Programme, Giorgio Travaini Presentations of the…

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Women in Rail

The lacking number of women working in transport is an underlying issue, under scrutiny by the European Commission. According to a 2016 study of the Directorate General for Mobility and Transport, only 22% workers of the transport sector are women, whilst the rail and road sector have both the most unbalanced number, with overall 85% of men workers1. Besides, there is also a very strong imbalance between the types of employee profiles within each sector.…

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