Slide Exhibitors

4Silence delivers innovative traffic noise-reducing solutions. By diffracting the noise upwards, noise barriers can be lowered significantly (2 meters), which leads to substantial cost savings (40%), a reduced environmental footprint, and the view is maintained in most cases.

ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA offers support to Austrian companies interested in export. Advantage Austria is the official foreign trade promotion organisation, the largest provider of services in foreign trade, and the organiser of the Austrian Pavilion.

ALICE is the alliance for Industry-led logistics innovation to reach climate-neutral and zero-emission freight transport and logistics. At ALICE’s booth, 16 different innovation projects will be presented.

The Center for Advanced Computational Mechanics (CACM), operating at the Gdańsk University of Technology, offers services in the fields of numerical simulations of crash tests and other vehicular impacts.

CEDR is the European national road authorities organisation that promotes Excellence in the Management of Roads across the continent. It is the pan-European platform for Road Directors and their staff to facilitate, reliably and effectively, on a wide range of topics, such as benchmarking and sharing of knowledge and best practices, collaborations and sharing of resources in joint projects, including innovation activities, and professional networking and competence building.

DLR is the Federal Republic of Germany’s research centre for aeronautics and space. We conduct research and development activities in the fields of aeronautics, space, energy, transport, security and digitalization in 55 research institutes and facilities.

EARPA is the association of automotive R&D organisations. It brings together the most prominent independent R&D providers in the European automotive sector. Its membership has 53 members, ranging from large and small commercial organisations to national institutes and universities.

Electreon is the leading provider of wireless charging solutions for electric vehicles. The system provides fleet operators with a cost-effective, end-to-end charging infrastructure via flexible business models. The wireless charging technology enables electric vehicles to charge while parked, queuing or driving—eliminating limited driving range while lowering operating costs.

The Technology Platform ERTRAC gathers all actors involved in road transport research: industry, research, public authorities, infrastructure managers. The Partnerships 2Zero and CCAM are implementation tools of Horizon Europe focusing on the decarbonization and automation challenges.

European transport research at a glance: The various services of the European Commission dealing with transport research will showcase some of the most successful European funded projects and their outcome. They will also propose an overview of the opportunities offered by the European Union to support the transport industry, researchers, universities and SMEs.

Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking is the European partnership for rail research and innovation under the Horizon Europe programme (2020-2027) and the successor to the Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking. It addresses EU policy objectives and aims to deliver, via an integrated system approach, a high-capacity, flexible, multimodal, sustainable, reliable and integrated EU railway network for European passengers and cargo.

The European Conference of Transport Research Institutes (ECTRI) is an international non‐profit association that was officially founded in 2003. It is the first attempt to unite the forces of the foremost multimodal transport research centres across Europe and thereby promote the excellence of European transport research. Today, it includes 28 major transport research institutes or universities from 19 European countries. Together, they account for more than 4,000 European scientific and research staff in the field of transport. ECTRI, the leading European research association for sustainable and multimodal mobility, is committed to providing the scientifically based competence, knowledge and advice to move towards a green, safe, efficient, and inclusive transport for people and goods.

EURNEX, the EUropean rail Research Network of EXcellence, is an association representing European institutional scientific knowledge, research and education. It comprises 32 scientific institutes in the area of rail transport and mobility all over Europe, Marocco and China, represented by the standing committee with Dr. Evangelos Bekiaris and Dr. Marion Berbineau.

FEHRL is a Forum for R&D&I in transport infrastructure, composed of national research institutes, universities and transport authorities. Our mission is to serve society by accelerating the development and facilitating the deployment of collaborative science, technical knowledge and innovative solutions for the road infrastructure sector, European passengers and cargo.

FEV is a leading international, independent service provider for hardware and software in vehicle and powertrain development, as well as the energy industry. The range of competencies includes the development and testing of innovative solutions up to series production and all related consulting services. The range of services for vehicle development entails the design of body and chassis, including the fine tuning of overall vehicle attributes such as driving behavior and NVH. FEV also develops innovative lighting systems and solutions for autonomous driving and connectivity.

The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport is pressing ahead with the digital transformation and the roll-out of digital infrastructure. We aim to take Germany to the digital future and make it fit to master the upcoming challenges. At the same time, we want climate-neutral mobility for everyone. Furthermore, modern and reliable infrastructure is the basis for social inclusion and prosperity in cities and rural areas, thus creating more opportunities and enabling progress.

GREENET is the EU-funded network of Horizon Europe (HE) Cluster 5 National Contact Points (NCPs), established to simplify applicants’ access to HE calls in the Climate, Energy and Transport domain (Cluster 5). This objective will be achieved by leveraging and developing the capacity of European NCPs, who have a crucial role in supporting applicants and rising the overall quality of the projects.

i-DREAMS is a 3-year project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. i-DREAMS aims to set up a platform to define, develop, test, and validate a ‘Safety Tolerance Zone’ to prevent drivers from getting too close to the boundaries of unsafe operations by mitigating risks in real-time and after the trip.

OPT is a pioneer of R&D projects in the operational planning sector of public transport. OPT operates in two major areas of software developing, specifically, automatic generation of public transit information and advanced computer solutions for the management and optimization of transport systems. Recently OPT developed an office dedicated to advanced mobility studies.

Optibus is an end-to-end, cloud-native software platform for transportation planning powered by artificial intelligence (AI) and optimization algorithms. Transportation agencies and operators in 1,000 cities worldwide trust Optibus to increase efficiency and service quality, promote transportation equity, reduce emissions and costs, and modernize their operations.

ORCHESTRA is a Horizon Europe Project about traffic management of the future. ORCHESTRA aims to coordinate and synchronise traffic management across modes and networks.

Created on 23rd July 2015, PFP Portuguese Railway Cluster Platform, today brings together more than 100 members distributed by large companies (public and private), small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), non-business entities from SI&I and other business associations, looking for the representativeness of the railway value chain in Portugal. The mission is to contribute actively to strengthening cooperation between all actors in the railway sector; develop a shared vision and a common strategy for the planning of railway research and innovation, contributing to the definition of railways development policies; act in an inclusive, transparent manner and in close collaboration with the authorities for the transport sector; promote joint research, development, and innovation (IDI) initiatives and projects and optimize the potential for research and innovation; foster the development of new businesses in the railway area; and, contribute decisively to the internationalization of the Portuguese Railway sector.

The RAPID Project will save lives. It delivers an early-warning system to detect critical deterioration in transport system infrastructure and minimises disruption and delays to critical supply chains by combining and extending drone technology.

Springer Nature is one of the world’s leading global research, educational and professional publishers. Home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through various innovative products and services.

The Transportation and Mobility Research Hub – TMob-Hub, associates the competences of individual researchers, R&D units and interface institutes of the School of Engineering of University of Minho. The TMob-Hub covers the five main transportation modes, including Railways, Metro, Roadways, Airways and Maritime and Inland Waterways, as well as their interaction. It also strongly cooperates with the main national transportation actors and multiple international partners.

Ubiwhere is a digital company focused on the research and development of innovative technological solutions, oriented to the areas of Smart Cities and Telecommunications, namely directed to the sector of Future and Connected Mobility.

UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics) is the International Association of Public Transport and a passionate champion of sustainable urban mobility. Established in 1885, with more than 135 years of history, it is the only worldwide network to bring together all public transport stakeholders and all sustainable transport modes. We have more than 1,900 member companies coming from 100 countries. UITP is recognised as a global leader in research in public transport and believes that Research & Innovation are essential drivers to advancing our sector. Moreover, they are key factors in bringing added-value solutions to the sector and society. From fuel cell buses to automated mobility to accessibility, our co-funded projects focus on improving sustainable mobility and quality of life worldwide.

UNIFE represents European train builders and rail suppliers. The association advocates on behalf of more than 100 of Europe’s leading rail supply companies – from SMEs to major industrial champions – active in designing, manufacturing, maintaining and refurbishing rail transport systems, subsystems and related equipment. UNIFE also brings together national rail industry associations from 12 European countries. UNIFE’s members account for 84% of the European and 46% of the global rail equipment and services market.

Waterborne has been set up as an industry-oriented Technology Platform to establish a continuous dialogue regarding Research, Development, and Innovation between all waterborne stakeholders, such as classification societies, shipbuilders, shipowners, maritime equipment manufacturers, infrastructure and service providers, universities or research institutes, and with the EU Institutions, including the Member States. Furthermore, in the context of Horizon Europe, the Waterborne TP coordinates the private side of the Co-Programmed Partnership on Zero-Emission Waterborne Transport.