Do you want to contribute to TRA2024 Call for Abstracts?
A big success for the RTR 2023 Conference
2Zero Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda: first step towards an updated version
EGVIAfor2Zero is preparing for its SRIA update
Green light for the Horizon Europe WP 2023-2024
Horizon Europe Provisional Work Programme is out!
What a week @ TRA2022!
Prepare your visit @ #TRA2022 conference with the 2Zero partnership!
Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport in Berlin hosted Member States Meeting of the European Research Partnership 2Zero
Catch up on the replay of “Supporting innovations in road transport” online workshop
EGVIAfor2Zero and CCAM attended Electronomous in Copenhagen
The last 2Zero States Representatives Group for 2022 took place in Berlin
Output from the online WS “Supporting innovations in road transport”
2Zero Work Programme Selection Overview
TRA Master Programme – Published!
#H2020RTR21 Summary report is available!
2Zero and CCAM @ The 7th International Mobility Summit
1st Horizon Europe report on the performance of European Partnerships
3 new members joining EGVIAfor2Zero!
#TRA2022: Registrations OPEN!
Collaboration Agreement signed between JRC, BEPA and EGVIAfor2Zero on battery technologies and testing
A great success for the #H2020RTR21 European Conference
A correction to the topic HORIZON-CL5-2022-D5-01-09 is now available
Job opportunity: Looking for a programmes and knowledge manager
2Zero SRIA has arrived!
6 New Roadmaps from Batteries Europe
2Zero continues to grow!
The Fast charge paper of the IWG7 is now out
The first round of 2Zero calls is closed!
2Zero – One big step forward!
Final Get Lunch With 2Zero – Pillar 4
The first WP of 2Zero is out !
Get Lunch with 2Zero Pillar 2: Key Challenges and Solutions
Curious about our weekly polls’ results?
European Road Transport Research Opportunities – A meeting to the attention of Polish stakeholders
The upcoming 2Zero partnership – what is all about?
2Zero Partnership online May 19!
New members coming onboard!
EARPA FORM Forum 2021 – Call for Young Researchers
#TRA2022 – What is happening?
Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy – European transport on track for the future
2Zero partnership is just round the corner!
Batteries Europe Strategic Research Agenda
#H2020RTR20 – Replays are now available!
Who won TRA VISIONS 2020 Awards?
Access the #CovidImpactOnAirQuality workshop summary report
TRA2020: Agenda of webinars available
2Zero – A Draft Proposal for a new European Partnership
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Call for Data
Towards zero emission road transport (2Zero): a partnership to achieve carbon-neutrality in road transport by 2050
H2020RTR19 report is out now!
TRA2020 – Cancelled
Access the full publication of the CO2 study
Horizon Impact Award – 2020 edition
#TRA2020 full programme – available now!
Urbanism Next Europe 2020 – Call for Sessions and speakers open!
#H2020RTR19 – Conference Debrief
EGVIA Board visit to Hungary
#Energy4Transport Workshop – The summary report is out!
TRA2020 – Programme shaping up and registrations are open
New milestone: Batteries Europe elected its 1st Governing Board
#Energy4Transport workshop is now open for registration
EGVI’s new yearly monitoring report is available!
Last chance to apply for an EGVI topic in Horizon 2020
€ 45.4 million extra funds for FET research to combat climate change in 2019
ETIP-Batteries – Open call for experts
EGVI-funded project COLHD reveals recommendations to reduce GHG emissions from HDVs and advance alternative fuels market
ERTRAC EGVIA Visit to the Baltic States – a seminar dedicated to road transport research opportunities at European level!
EGVI partnership 10th Anniversary at BELVue Museum on April 3rd
EGVI Impact Assessment 2019 is now out!
H2020RTR18 European Conference: Report now available
TRA2020 Call for Submissions is open
H2020RTR18 Conference – Highlights
#H2020RTR18 Conference – Presentations available
EGVI Project Monitoring Report 2017
#H2020RTR18 European Conference: Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects
EGVIA Workshop EVs and their integration into the grid. State of play and challenges – 20.06.2018 – Brussels
MAIN EGVIA HIGHLIGHT @ #TRA2018 – VIENNA
Lightweight electric could soon be a common sight. How?
EGVI cPPP Project Portfolio 2018 edition
TRA 2018 – Vienna – April 16th to 19th
“Factories of the Future for Automotive” – Insights to results from key European projects to be exploited in the Automotive Industry
Report from EC on R&I recommendations for battery cell
OVERVIEW – 1st European conference (with the support of the EC) Results from road transport research in H2020 projects November 29 – 30, 2017
Updates on the Solutions partnership and the UEMI: Urban Change Maker!
TRA-Newsletter, Issue 08, December 2017
Outcomes of the ERTRAC-EGVIA 1st European Conference on results from road transport research projects in H2020 (#H2020RTR)
EGVIA – ERTRAC 1st European Conference Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects
TRA2018 is now open for registration
2018 edition of Transport Research Arena to be held on 16 - 19th April 2018 in Vienna
EGVIA reaction to the mid term evaluation report of the cPPPs
Calling all EU-funded R&I projects: Showcase your project!
Are you a project manager of a EU H2020 funded research? Do you want to increase your project visibility?
DG Research and Innovation wants to help you!
Publication of the 2018-2020 Work Programme
The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2018-2020 were officialy published by the European Commission on 27th October.
Battery and Hydrogen Electric Vehicles for zero emission transport
While decarbonisation of the European transport sector remains a challenge for the upcoming years, EGVIA (European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) and HE (Hydrogen Europe Association) signed a common paper aiming at clarifying the complementarities and specific nature of the technological areas covered by the two technologies.
EGVIA – ERTRAC 1st European Conference Results from road transport research in H2020 projects
New Joint Electrification of Road Transport Roadmap published
The 3rd edition of the document is extending the outlook until 2030, such that it can serve as an input for the strategic discussion about the next Framework Programme.
Brief – EGVIA’s HDTrucks 2017 Workshop
European funded project results: Reduction of CO2 emissions from Heavy-Duty Trucks
EMEurope Call 2016 – Call for Experts
Invitation to international experts to assess EMEurope Call 2016 proposals. Deadline extended to 9 June 2017.
ERTRAC 2017 Annual conference – Press release
Digitalisation & Decarbonisation: towards the future European transport system - Outcome of ERTRAC's annual conference 2017
UEMI/SOLUTIONS: Call for Urban Change Makers
The Urban Electric Mobility Initiative (UEMI) and the urban mobility SOLUTIONS network are calling for cities from Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America to become involved as leading city, take-up city or training participants.
European-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018
TRA VISIONS 2018 invites Young and Senior researchers from all over Europe to submit innovative transport concepts.
The European-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018 has started its ideation phase. Young and senior researchers throughout Europe are invited to submit innovative concepts on future transport matters until the end of October 2017 in order to enhance efficient and sustainable transport and mobility of people and goods.
New Research & Innovation Roadmap Smart Networks for Energy Transition: 2.5 billion euros investment in R&I over next 10 years to help manage Europe’s Energy Transition
New European Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition R&I kicks off six Working Groups
Job offer – Communication officer
EGVIA and ERTRAC are looking for an external support of their communication activities.
Joint EC & EGVIA workshop for advanced automotive batteries research – European projects’ contributions to the key user requirements
On October 12th, the European Commission and EGVIA (European Green Vehicles Initiative Association) organised a joint workshop for advanced automotive batteries research – European projects’ contributions to the key user requirements.
Update of the EGVI Work Programme 2016-2017
The European Commission updated the 2017 work programme of Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation scheme, which will invest €8.5 billion in research and innovation next year.
TRA 2016 – Invited session on Impact assessment and success stories from Green Cars Initiative
On 20th April - in the framework of TRA 2016 - EGVIA organised a successful workshop to present the main findings of the impact assessment of the European Green Cars Inititiative.
TRA2016 Declaration – Looking forward to TRA2018: “A Digital Era for Transport – New Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment”
Download the final press release from TRA2016.
Publication of the impact assessment of the European Green Cars Initiative
Launched at the peak of the financial crisis, in 2008, the European Green Cars Initiative has funded 113 collaborative R&I projects in various areas such as batteries ageing and energy density, safety improvement, lightweight vehicles, energy efficient long-distance transport …
The European Commission is launching two Horizon Prizes
The European Commission will award €1.5 million for the best technology retrofitting existing diesel engines without increasing fuel consumption; and €3.5 million for a fully innovative conventional fuel engine and powertrain technology for future vehicles. The expected impact is to reduce emissions of pollutants under real driving conditions to the lowest level possible while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Stephan Neugebauer from BMW nominated new Chairman of EGVIA
EGVIA has nominated a new Chairman: Stephan Neugebauer, from the BMW group. Dr Neugebauer has been elected during the last EGVIA General Assembly meeting on 23rd October.
TRA 2016 – Registration opening
The registration to the TRA - Transport Research Arena 2016 is now open.
TRA is the most important transport research event in Europe, gathering every 2 years the key stakeholders: researchers, experts, operators, industry and policy-makers. The 2016 edition will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 18th to 21st April2016.
Early birds are available until 15th February 2016.
Publication of the EGVI call and Transport Work Programme 2016-2017
The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2016-2017 were officialy published by the European Commission on Wednesday 14th October.
Collaboration Agreement signed between JRC and EGVIA on electric vehicle battery testing
On July 16th, the Joint Research Center and EGVIA signed a Collaboration Agreement on battery testing.
Publication – Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research towards Innovation
This edited volume presents research results of the PPP European Green Vehicle Initiative (EGVI), focusing on electric vehicle batteries.
Book publication – ‘Reports of the PPP European Green Vehicles Initiative”
A book presenting the proceedings of the EGVI PPP Workshop on 'Electric Vehicle Batteries: Moving from Research towards Innovation' has been published.
Save-the-date: ERTRAC 2015 Conference
The ERTRAC 2015 Annual conference will take place on the 3rd of March 2015 in Brussels. This event will be organised with the support of EGVIA.
New EGVIA Chairmanship / Endorsement of new EGVIA Members
Jean-Luc di Paola-Galloni (Valeo) was nominated Acting Chairman by the General Assembly of EGVIA. He succeeds Wolfgang Steiger (Volkswagen) who retired on 1st October after serving for many years as Chairman of the EGCI / EGVI PPP and EGVIA.
On the same occasion, the General Assembly endorsed three new members - Daimler Trucks, the University of Bologna, and the University of Warwick - bringing the EGVIA membership to 78 members. To see the full list of members, click here.
We wish them a fruitful collaboration within EGVIA, and express many thanks to Wolfgang Steiger for his dedicated work in initiating and guiding the EGCI / EGVI PPP and EGVIA over the past six years.
Information Day on the EGVI PPP took place on 21 October 2014
An Information Day on the Green Vehicles Initiative and other research PPPs was organised by the European Commission on 21 October 2014, in Brussels. The aim of this event was to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities in Horizon 2020, and to support the preparation of proposals for the 2015 calls.
A specific session dedicated to the Green Vehicles Initiative took place in the afternoon and was followed by a brokerage and networking event, supported by the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association.
The video of the event and the slides presented during the sessions are available for consultation.
EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Testing of EV’ took place on 3 July 2014
The EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Testing of Electric Vehicle Performance and Safety’ was organised on Thursday 3 July 2014, in Brussels.
More information about this event is available on the following webpage.
Call for posters – EGVI Expert Workshop on Testing of EV – 3 July 2014
An EGVI expert workshop dedicated to the topic of 'Testing of Electric Vehicle Performance and Safety' will be held in Brussels on 3 July 2014. All experts of the stakeholder community of the European Green Vehicles Initiative are invited to propose a poster on testing activities related to the topic of the workshop.
TRA Conference 2014 took place on 14-17 April, in Paris
TRA 2014 brought together almost 3,000 participants from Europe and beyond, and from various backgrounds, around the theme «Transport Solutions: From Research to Deployment».
GO4SEM project launched in September 2013
This two-year project started on September 2013. It involves partners from Belgium, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Luxembourg, Spain and Romania. And include European associations, industrial and academic partners. This project is funded by the European Commission (DG CONNECT - Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology). Interested European SME or SME clusters willing to become part of the e-mobility SME community are welcome to register for the newsletter on the project website. There are also possibilities to join the project as an associated member.
EV City Casebook 2014 – Call for nominations open until 31 March 2014
The new EV City Casebook seeks nominations for 50 BIG Ideas that will shape the future of electric mobility. It aims at highlighting examples of transformative policies, technologies, projects and business models.
EGVI Expert Workshop on ‘Post Li-Ion Batteries’ took place on 21 January 2014
A European Green Vehicles Initiative expert workshop dedicated to the topic of 'post lithium ion batteries for electric automotive applications' was held in Brussels on 21 January 2014, with the objective to discuss the current state of European and national research activities in the domain, and identify the needs and challenges to be addressed in future European research and innovation projects in the framework of Horizon 2020.
European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC) 2014 – Call for presentations
Information Days on the EGVI PPP on 16-17 December 2013
The Information Days of the Research PPPs on Green Vehicles, Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings and Sustainable Process Industry were hold in Brussels on Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 December 2013.
Official launch of the EGVI PPP on 17 December 2013
The European Green Vehicles Initiative contractual public private partnership was launched on Tuesday 17 December, with the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between Mr. Wolfgang Steiger, representing EGVIA, and Mrs. Maire Geoghegan-Quinn, EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science.
Publication of the EGVI Call and Transport Work Programme 2014-2015
The EGVI Call and the Transport Work Programme 2014-2015 were officialy published by the European Commission on Wednesday 11 December.