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Memorandum of Understanding on the study ‘Smart and Affordable High-Speed Services in the European Union’ signed on 29 June 2022

In the context of the French Presidency of the European Union, the signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER), the Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants in Europe (ALLRAIL), the European Rail Supply Industry (UNIFE) and the Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking (EU-RAIL), took place in presence of Walter Goetz, Head of Cabinet of the European Transport Commissioner Adina Vălean, during the Connecting Europe Days in Lyon…

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Europe’s Rail publishes its Call for Proposals 2022-1

Projects worth €390 million, against €234 million funding, are expected to be funded under the Europe’s Rail 2022-1 Call for Proposals for Research & Innovation activities, within the framework of the Europe’s Rail Annual Work Programme 2022-2024. The application period is now open and submissions will be accepted until 23 June 2022. Read press release

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Europe’s Rail officially launched during the European Railway Summit in the context of the French Presidency of the European Union

Today, during the European Railway Summit, organised by SNCF in the context of the French Presidency of the European Union, saw the official launch of Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking. During the ceremony, representatives from the European Commission and the rail sector, including Europe’s Rail 25 Founding Members, expressed their expectations for Europe’s largest rail research and innovation programme worth €1.2 billion. The launch ceremony was attended by several Ministers of Transport of the Member States,…

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Winners of the joint Shift2Rail and Siemens Mobility hackathon Hack2Rail announced

The winning teams of the joint Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking and Siemens Mobility hackathon Hack2Rail were announced during the Final Demo Day on 29 October 2021. The three winners were selected by a high-level jury consisting of nine members, under the patronage of Ms Adina Vălean, European Commissioner for Transport, and co-chaired by Mr Kristian Schmidt, Director of Land Transport, European Commission and Ms Rosalinde van der Vlies, Director of Clean Planet, European Commission. Read the…

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Shift2Rail partners with the 4th edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility

Carlo Borghini, the Executive Director of the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking participated to the official kick-off event of the 4th edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSPM) on 30 September. The event gathered representatives from the European institutions and major organisations from across the continent and beyond, inviting promising start-ups to apply for the latest edition of the EUSPM, focused on sustainable and inclusive mobility innovation. Read the press release

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