News 16/05/2024

A huge interest in the 2Zero topics 2024

The deadline to submit a project proposal in the 2Zero partnership call for proposals for 2024 was 18th April. The Commission just published the overview of the number of topics submitted in each of t...
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News 25/04/2024

#TRA2024 and the future of zero-emission road transport

The 2024 Transport Research Arena was a resounding success. Our common 2Zero, ERTRAC, and CCAM stand attracted numerous visitors throughout the four days. Attendees were keen to understand the dynamic...
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News 15/04/2024

EGVIAfor2Zero General Assembly: New members and reelection fo the Executive Board

EGVIAfor2Zero members held their first general assembly of the year in Dublin, which coincided with the TRA Conference. During the assembly, EGVIAfor2Zero welcomed three new members: CENEX, NAAEV, and...
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News 08/04/2024

Journey through innovation: exploring the highlights of the #RTR2024 Road Transport Research Summary!

The #RTR2024 Summary Report is now available! It offers a comprehensive summary of the discussions and discoveries that took place during the February Conference, providing you with access to the late...
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News 26/03/2024

The new version of our 2Zero SRIA is available

Starting from January 2023, all stakeholders involved in the work of the 2Zero Partnership were invited to contribute to the update of the Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). After the p...
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News 08/02/2024

#RTR2024 Conference : Exceptional edition!

The curtains have fallen on the 7th edition of the European Conference on the Results from Road Transport Research (RTR Conference 2024) and we are thrilled of the resounding success! With a total...
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News 19/01/2024

Official kick-off of the EGVI Impact Assessment 2014 – 2020 study

In 2023, on its own initiative, EGVIAfor2Zero (the counterpart of the EC in the 2Zero Partnership) launched an impact assessment of its predecessors, the European Green Vehicle Initiative (EGVI). The...
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News 08/12/2023

Do you want to become our Monitoring and Reporting Officer?

The European Green Vehicles Initiative Association for the 2Zero Partnership (EGVIAfor2Zero) and the Connected Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM) Association are associations of stakeholders en...
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News 17/11/2023

Busy week for 2Zero!

The week of November 6th 2023 was very busy for 2Zero and its members. Here's a recap of the key highlights that unfolded during this exciting week: 1. Welcoming RTE among our members: At the Gene...
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News 26/10/2023

Early Birds Rates for #TRA2024!

The doors to TRA2024 are officially open for registration, and you don't want to miss out on early bird rates. In 2024, the vibrant city of Dublin, Ireland, will be the backdrop for the Transport R...
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News 23/10/2023

2023 Info Day – 2024 calls scope & outcomes

On October 17, 2023, the European Commission organised its 2023 Info Day, uniting innovators and researchers active in the area of climate, energy, and mobility. This event, part of the Horizon Europe...
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News 18/09/2023

Call to host TRA 2028

TRA has a rich history of hosting successful editions across various European cities, including Goteborg, Sweden (2006); Ljubljana, Slovenia (2008); Brussels, Belgium (2010); Athens, Greece (2012); Pa...
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News 15/09/2023

2Zero SRG latest meeting in Barcelona, together with the CCAM SRG

Last 13th and 14th September, the 2Zero SRG members met aside from the FISITA World Congress, in Barcelona, following a kind invitation from the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union...
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News 12/07/2023

ERTRAC celebrated its 20 years!

ERTRAC marked a significant milestone as it celebrated its 20th anniversary. Over two days, esteemed participants, speakers, and members of the road transport research community were brought together...
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News 05/06/2023

2Zero SRG elected its chair

States Representative Group (SRG) have been created in co-programmed partnerships in Horizon Europe in order to support the cooperation and exchange of views and information among Member States; thank...
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Call for Reviewers for TRA 2024

1100 abstracts were submitted! Now it is time to review them!  The TRA organisers are requesting assistance from the Transport and Research Community with the evaluation process because of the ast...
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News 19/05/2023

Outcomes from the 2Zero 2023 topics

The 2Zero topics 2023, published under the Horizon Europe Framework Programme closed last 20th April, drawing significant interest and participation. In total, 29 proposals were submitted: Top...
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News 12/05/2023

TRA VISIONS 2024 Competition

The two Transport Research Awards competitions for the TRA VISIONS 2024 competition are open Students earning bachelor's, master's, and PhD degrees at universities and technical institutes are th...
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News 02/05/2023

2Zero joined the last meeting of the IEA group on “Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme (HEV TCP)”

On 19th April, the 2Zero partnership joined the Knowledge Sharing Workshop of the International Energy Agency “Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Technology Collaboration Programme (HEV TCP)”. The who...
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News 01/05/2023

RTR Conference 2023 Summary Report is out!

If you couldn't make it to the RTR Conference 2023, which took place last February, or want to refresh your memory, we've got you covered. Besides our short coverage of the conference giving you a...
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News 28/04/2023

SRIA Update Process – Status

The update of the 2Zero Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda started on 26th January of this year and continues through several targeted meetings and exchanges (with logistics players in January a...
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News 27/04/2023

New faces @ EGVIAfor2Zero

EGVIAfor2Zero held its latest General Assembly meeting (GA) on 20th April 2023, wherein four new members joined the association, namely Tubitak (Research Center), Sabanci University, and CIAC and AC S...
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News 17/04/2023

Abstract Submissions to TRA2024 – Deadline extended!

Great news for all the researchers who are involved in the transport and mobility field! The TRA2024 conference has announced an extension of the deadline for abstract submissions, which is now unt...
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News 11/04/2023

Join the EARPA FORM Forum 2023

The fourth edition of the Future of Road Mobility Forum - FORM Forum  will be held at The EGG in Brussels from October 17th to 18th, 2023. This year's theme is "Transitioning Road Mobility: Towards R...
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News 28/02/2023

Do you want to contribute to TRA2024 Call for Abstracts?

TRA2024 just opened its call for Abstracts. Research and innovation are transforming our transportation and mobility systems, and TRA provides a fantastic forum for discussion among scholars, polic...
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News 17/02/2023

A big success for the RTR 2023 Conference

This year again, EGVIAfor2Zero teamed up with ERTRAC, CCAM Association and the European Commission to organise the Conference on Results from Road Transport Research in Brussels. With more than 350...
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News 03/02/2023

2Zero Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda: first step towards an updated version

  Road transport experts gathered in Brussels last week around our pillars co-leaders to discuss the current description of the 4 pillars of the SRIA and share perspectives on what should...
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News 16/12/2022

EGVIAfor2Zero is preparing for its SRIA update

EGVIAfor2Zero just elected co-leaders for its 4 pillars ahead of the revision of its Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA). With a kick-off planned on 26th January 2023, the SRIA review w...
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News 09/12/2022

Green light for the Horizon Europe WP 2023-2024

The Commission has adopted the main Horizon Europe Work Programme 2023/2024, with around €13.5 billion to support researchers and innovators in Europe to pursue breakthrough solutions for envi...
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News 29/11/2022

Horizon Europe Provisional Work Programme is out!

The Horizon Europe provisional Work Programme of Cluster 5 (climate, energy and mobility) is now available. This draft is made available before the formal adoption of the Work Programme to provide...
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News 25/11/2022

What a week @ TRA2022!

Last week was very busy for the 2Zero partnership with an active contribution to the Transport Research Arena conference in Lisbon from the 14th to the 16th of November. Either by being involved in se...
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News 07/11/2022

Prepare your visit @ #TRA2022 conference with the 2Zero partnership!

From 14th to 17th November, the 2Zero partnership will be an active contributor to the TRA Conference 2022, taking place in Lisbon (Portugal). Discover below all the selected sessions and workshops of...
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Press Release 28/10/2022

Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport in Berlin hosted Member States Meeting of the European Research Partnership 2Zero

Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport in Berlin hosted Member States Meeting of the European Research Partnership 2Zero Germany's economy is striving for electric and hydrogen mobility BERL...
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News 21/10/2022

Catch up on the replay of “Supporting innovations in road transport” online workshop

Did you miss the online workshop  "Supporting innovations in road transport: Horizon Europe and its synergies with other EU programmes”, which took place on 4 October and co-organised with the Eur...
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News 17/10/2022

EGVIAfor2Zero and CCAM attended Electronomous in Copenhagen

At the “EU partnership: Technology meeting the users to support urban transitions” session, which took place on 12 October @ the International Mobility Summit (#TIMS2022), Lucie Beaumel from 2Zero...
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News 14/10/2022

The last 2Zero States Representatives Group for 2022 took place in Berlin

On 11th October, the 2Zero States Representatives Group hold their second formal meeting in Berlin. The meeting was kindly hosted by BMDV, the Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport and gathered 4...
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News 14/10/2022

Output from the online WS “Supporting innovations in road transport”

At last week's online workshop “Supporting innovations in road transport: Horizon Europe and its synergies with other EU programmes” (4th October 2022), our chairman, Stephan Neugebauer, gave a b...
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News 02/09/2022

2Zero Work Programme Selection Overview

With a European Union contribution of EUR 615 million, the 2Zero partnership is expected to improve clean mobility of people and goods, and ensure future European leadership in innovation, production...
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News 31/08/2022

TRA Master Programme – Published!

The Master Programme overview for the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility has been published! TRA2022 offers a great forum to debate and discuss emergin...
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News 04/07/2022

#H2020RTR21 Summary report is available!

The report summarising the main points raised in each session of the #H2020RTR21 European Conference is now available. The different sessions offered the opportunity to get an overview of the lates...
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News 30/06/2022

2Zero and CCAM @ The 7th International Mobility Summit

Cities all around Europe have defined ambitious objectives in terms of sustainability, inclusiveness and safety; efforts to achieve these objectives are supported by the European Union via the recentl...
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News 06/06/2022

1st Horizon Europe report on the performance of European Partnerships

The European Commission published the first Horizon Europe report on the performance of European Partnerships In May 2022, the EC published the first Biennial Monitoring Report (BMR) on EU partners...
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News 24/05/2022

3 new members joining EGVIAfor2Zero!

Welcome to our 3 new members! During its last General Assembly, EGVIAfor2Zero welcomed 3 new members: The OEM TEVVA  The French automotive supplier ACTIA Power And the UITP as a new ass...
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News 18/05/2022

#TRA2022: Registrations OPEN!

By registering for the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility, you will have the opportunity to enjoy several sessions and areas during TRA2022: access to...
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News 12/04/2022

Collaboration Agreement signed between JRC, BEPA and EGVIAfor2Zero on battery technologies and testing

On 29th March 2022, during the H2020RTR21 conference, in Brussels, Bernard Magenhann, Deputy Director General of the European Commission’s Joint Research Center (JRC), Stephan Neugebauer,...
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News 06/04/2022

A great success for the #H2020RTR21 European Conference

Last week EGVIAfor2Zero, ERTRAC, CCAM Association and the European Commission organised the fifth edition of the H2020RTR conference in Brussels. More than 300 participants attended the conference...
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News 07/02/2022

A correction to the topic HORIZON-CL5-2022-D5-01-09 is now available

The European Commission published an important clarification to the 2Zero topic “Nextgen EV components: High efficiency and low-cost electric motors for circularity and low use of rare resources”...
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News 16/12/2021

Job opportunity: Looking for a programmes and knowledge manager

The European Green Vehicles Initiative Association for the 2Zero Partnership (EGVIAfor2Zero) and the Connected Cooperative and Automated Mobility Association (CCAM) are looking for an additional perso...
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News 15/12/2021

2Zero SRIA has arrived!

The 2Zero Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA) is now available. Prepared thanks to a large group of stakeholders representing the diverse sectors covered by the 2Zero partnership, the S...
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News 01/12/2021

6 New Roadmaps from Batteries Europe

Batteries Europe is publishing 6 new roadmaps. Batteries Europe, the European Platform for Research and Innovation dedicated to batteries, just released six technology roadmaps covering the whole val...
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Press Release 21/10/2021

2Zero continues to grow!

Brussels - 21 October 2021 During its last General Assembly meeting, EGVIAfor2Zero welcomed 13 new members, bringing the total number of members to 111! The newest members applications are well...
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News 11/10/2021

The Fast charge paper of the IWG7 is now out

EGVIA took an active role in the activities of the Implementation Working Group 7 of the SET-Plan, coordinated under the framework of the ETIP Batteries Europe. As part of this activity, a group of...
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News 29/09/2021

The first round of 2Zero calls is closed!

Discover how many project proposals were submitted per 2Zero call for 2021 fundings.
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News 29/06/2021

#RiDays2021 – Clean Transport Workshop

What the European partnerships will deliver.
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News 23/06/2021

2Zero – One big step forward!

Today is an important milestone for the 2Zero partnership: with the signature of the MoU, the partnership has been officially launched! After a year and a half of preparing the Strategic Research a...
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News 23/06/2021

Final Get Lunch With 2Zero – Pillar 4

Our last Get Lunch with 2Zero covered the multiple aspects touched upon by Life Cycle Assessment and the circular economy in the #2Zero partnership: they should become a common practice in the overall...
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News 16/06/2021

The first WP of 2Zero is out !

Today the European Commission published the first Work Programme of Horizon Europe, the new framework programme for research and innovation (2021-2027). The topics published as part of the first Wo...
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News 16/06/2021

Get lunch with 2Zero: All about Pillar 1

Watch the replay and download the presentation
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News 08/06/2021

Get Lunch with 2Zero Pillar 2: Key Challenges and Solutions

Access the replay and the presentation of the 2nd Get Lunch with 2Zero.
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News 02/06/2021

Get Lunch with 2Zero – Pillar 3 outcome

Catch up on the replay!
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News 31/05/2021

Curious about our weekly polls’ results?

Starting from 4th May, and for a week, we launched daily polls to get an idea of what was the level of knowledge and comprehension about the future of the European road transport and the 2Zero partner...
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News 25/05/2021

European Road Transport Research Opportunities – A meeting to the attention of Polish stakeholders

On 21st May 2021, the European Green Vehicles Initiative Association organised, together with the Cracow University of Technology, an online event dealing with “European Road Transport Re...
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News 25/05/2021

The upcoming 2Zero partnership – what is all about?

The aim of the online introduction of the upcoming “Towards zero emission road transport partnership” (2Zero) last 19th May was to bring you a general overview of: Why this new partnership...
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News 23/04/2021

2Zero Partnership online May 19!

The preparations to present the future co-programmed partnership Towards zero emission road transport (2Zero) are underway. Mark your agenda: On May 19, the European Commission representatives...
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News 16/04/2021

New members coming onboard!

EGVIA is delighted to welcome 15 new members to the association following its last General Assembly meeting:   EGVIA counts now 99 members who have taken the engagement to pursue the as...
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News 08/04/2021

EARPA FORM Forum 2021 – Call for Young Researchers

Young researchers - comen and do your elevator pitch on an innovative research topic in the context of the theme: "European sustainable mobility culture of tomorrow"  @ the EARPA FORM Fourm 2021
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#TRA2022 – What is happening?

TRA2022 is on the starting block. Check out their new website and register to their newsletter.
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News 14/12/2020

Sustainable and Smart Mobility Strategy – European transport on track for the future

A fundamental transport transformation: Commission presents its plan for green, smart and affordable mobility
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News 10/12/2020

2Zero partnership is just round the corner!

Learn more about the new co-programmed: Towards zero emission road transport.
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News 10/12/2020

Batteries Europe Strategic Research Agenda

Batteries Europe ETIP's Strategic Research Agenda for batteries 2020 (SRA 2020) is out!
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News 10/12/2020

#H2020RTR20 – Replays are now available!

Access the #H2020RTR20 European Conference replays of each session.
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News 05/10/2020

Who won TRA VISIONS 2020 Awards?

The EU-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2020 held its online award ceremony last 29th September and awarded prizes to its winners. Young and senior researchers from all over Europe submitted innovative...
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News 01/10/2020

Access the #CovidImpactOnAirQuality workshop summary report

Download the summary report of the #CovidImpactOnAirQuality online workshop of last 21 September 2020.
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News 09/06/2020

TRA2020: Agenda of webinars available

Discover all the TRA2020 webinars organised in the coming weeks to disseminate all the valuable scientific work prepared for last April.
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News 29/05/2020

2Zero – A Draft Proposal for a new European Partnership

Discover the official draft proposal for the new European Partnership for Horizon Europe: 2Zero, Towards Zero emission road transport.
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News 12/05/2020

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – Call for Data

Participate in the IPCC call for quantitative data on climate footprints and cost for mitigation options within the transport sector
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News 08/04/2020

2020 GV calls deadline update

2020 GV calls deadline are postponed by 1 week
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News 06/04/2020

Towards zero emission road transport (2Zero): a partnership to achieve carbon-neutrality in road transport by 2050

Learn more about the future partnership on road transport contributing to reach the Green Deal's objectives.
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News 20/03/2020

H2020RTR19 report is out now!

The H2020RTR19 Report is out now! Do not hesitate to download it!
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News 16/03/2020

TRA2020 – Cancelled

Sadly, TRA2020 edition has been cancelled. More information to be found on their website.
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News 19/02/2020

Access the full publication of the CO2 study

"EU road vehicle energy consumption and CO2 emissions by 2050 – Expert-based scenarios" is out. Discover the outcomes of the study to support road transport decarbonisation
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News 19/02/2020

Horizon Impact Award – 2020 edition

Horizon Impact Award 2020 contest is open. Apply until the 2nd April 2020.
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News 05/02/2020

#TRA2020 full programme – available now!

Discover the just-published #TRA2020 full programme and enjoy it on an Early Bird fee until 13 February 2020.
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News 22/01/2020

Urbanism Next Europe 2020 – Call for Sessions and speakers open!

Do you want to shape the European conversation on the present and future trends of urban mobility and development? Become one of the speakers and session organisers at the Urbanism Next Europe Conference, June 24 and 25 2020, Rotterdam.
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News 10/12/2019

#H2020RTR19 – Conference Debrief

Read our debrief on #H2020RTR19 Conference, covering 15 parallel sessions which provided a glimpse of the achievements made by the selected H2020 projects.
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News 03/12/2019

EGVIA Board visit to Hungary

Overview of EGVIA visit to Hungarian experts in Budapest last November 27, 2019.
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News 13/11/2019

#Energy4Transport Workshop – The summary report is out!

#Energy4Transport Workshop's summary report is out. Discover the conclusions of the event, which took place last 21 October 2019 in Brussels.
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News 04/11/2019

TRA2020 – Programme shaping up and registrations are open

TRA2020 just opened its registration form. Check out the latest programme and register now !
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News 24/10/2019

New milestone: Batteries Europe elected its 1st Governing Board

European Battery Alliance putting in place a strategic decision-making body to its research and innovation platform.
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News 10/09/2019

#Energy4Transport workshop is now open for registration

Register for our in-depth technical workshop to discuss the future energy needs of road transport. #Energy4Transport - 21.10.2019 - Brussels
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News 09/07/2019

EGVI’s new yearly monitoring report is available!

Download your 2018 EGVIA yearly monitoring report to discover the partnership's activities and achievements.
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News 03/07/2019

Last chance to apply for an EGVI topic in Horizon 2020

Horizon 2020 is publishing its last round of topics. Do not hesitate to check out the 4 topics opened under the Green Vehicles partnership.
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News 21/06/2019

€ 45.4 million extra funds for FET research to combat climate change in 2019

The EIC Pathfinder FET Proactive 2019 call budget has been increased by 45.4M€, and this budget is aimed towards low carbon energy and climate change related technologies.
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News 24/05/2019

ETIP-Batteries – Open call for experts

Batteries-Europe, the new ETIP on batteries, is looking for experts to join its thematic working groups. Applications are open until 16th June.
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News 09/05/2019

EGVI-funded project COLHD reveals recommendations to reduce GHG emissions from HDVs and advance alternative fuels market

A recent report published by H2020 funded project COLHD, has revealed recommendations to overcome the main barriers hindering the development of the alternative fuels market for road transport.
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News 26/04/2019

ERTRAC EGVIA Visit to the Baltic States – a seminar dedicated to road transport research opportunities at European level!

On 10 April 2019, EGVIA and ERTRAC visited the Baltic States to present road transport research opportunities at European level and thus to increase their participation rate in the different parts of the Horizon 2020 programme, including the Green Vehicles partnership. Find out what was discussed.
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News 11/04/2019

EGVI partnership 10th Anniversary at BELVue Museum on April 3rd

Check out the celebrations of EGVI 10th anniversary party at Museum BELVue!
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News 04/04/2019

EGVI Impact Assessment 2019 is now out!

New EGVI Impact Assessment 2019 has just come out! Get an in-depth overview of the last 10 years of the private-public partnership's activities.
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News 13/02/2019

H2020RTR18 European Conference: Report now available

H2020RTR18 report report aims at providing a comprehensive overview of the very rich content presented during these two days conference last November 2018.
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News 16/01/2019

TRA2020 Call for Submissions is open

TRA2020 Call for Submissions is now open! Deadline for submission is extended until June 2019
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News 17/12/2018

H2020RTR18 Conference – Highlights

The H2020RTR18 conference has been a real success in presenting the outcomes of many projects under Horizon 2020 in road transport. Here are the highlights!
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News 04/12/2018

#H2020RTR18 Conference – Presentations available

H2020RTR18 presentations are now available!
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News 27/09/2018

EGVI Project Monitoring Report 2017

2017 accomplishments by EGVI cPPP. EGVI Project Monitoring report 2017 has come out! 2017 has been a year of very busy year for the partnership. A lot of activities were carried out at many differe...
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News 20/09/2018

#H2020RTR18 European Conference: Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects

It is back for a 2nd edition! Block you agenda: 28 & 29 November 2018 - Brussels. Registrations are now open   ERTRAC, EGVIA and the European Commission are delighted to...
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News 25/06/2018

#EVinthegrid2018 Workshop

Presentations available now! More than 10 years ago, EVs were an exception on the market. Today, they are a fully integrated in the vehicles offer: increasing number of EVs are sold annually an...
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News 20/06/2018

EGVIA Workshop EVs and their integration into the grid. State of play and challenges – 20.06.2018 – Brussels

Challenges and potential solutions for a large scale uptake of electro-mobility in Europe will be at the heart of the discussions during this workshop, especially focusing on the challenges of E...
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News 27/04/2018


Check out what TRA 2018 brought to EGVIA. More than 3,500 visitors, 100 sessions organised and given throughout the 4 days, 8,500 minutes of scientific discussion and amongst more t...
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News 24/04/2018

Lightweight electric could soon be a common sight. How?

Read about RESOLVE and ESPRIT projects contribution In Horizon Magazine, discover the full article on how fleets of compact e-vehicles could help air pollution. RESOLVE and ESPRIT ...
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News 16/04/2018

EGVI cPPP Project Portfolio 2018 edition

It is now available! The present edition of the portfolio contains the full list of projects launched under the framework of the Green Vehicle Initiative (2014 - 2017) The hard copy of...
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News 05/04/2018

TRA 2018 – Vienna – April 16th to 19th

From 16th to 19th April, EGVIA will be at the Transport Research Arena - TRA - taking place in Vienna. With ERTRAC, EGVIA will co-host the stand G04.
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News 30/03/2018

“Factories of the Future for Automotive” – Insights to results from key European projects to be exploited in the Automotive Industry

Brussels, 28.02.2018, EGVIA organised jointly with ERTRAC and EFFRA the "Factories of the Future for Automotive” workshop. It was an opportunity to gain insight into key European-funded projects being conducted within the context of Factories-of-the-Future cPPP, and potential exploitable results for the automotive industry.
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News 26/03/2018

Report from EC on R&I recommendations for battery cell

The report from the European Commission on R&I recommendations for battery cell sets out short and medium-term priorities - including several recommendations on Europe’s transition to a low-emission transport and a sustainable energy economy.
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News 27/02/2018

OVERVIEW – 1st European conference (with the support of the EC) Results from road transport research in H2020 projects November 29 – 30, 2017

With the support of the European Commission, EGVIA & ERTRAC organised the 1st European-wide conference to showcase the results of selected H2020 funded projects on road transport related areas.
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News 20/12/2017

Updates on the Solutions partnership and the UEMI: Urban Change Maker!

Newsletter providing updates on recent events of the UEMI and its cooperation with other sustainable mobility initiatives.
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News 19/12/2017

TRA-Newsletter, Issue 08, December 2017

Check out the latest news concerning TRA Conference 2018.
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News 14/12/2017

Outcomes of the ERTRAC-EGVIA 1st European Conference on results from road transport research projects in H2020 (#H2020RTR)

Last 29th and 30th November, together with the support from the European Commission, ERTRAC and EGVIA organised the very first conference on results from Road Transport Research projects in H2020.
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TRA2018 is now open for registration

2018 edition of Transport Research Arena to be held on 16 - 19th April 2018 in Vienna

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News 21/11/2017

EGVIA reaction to the mid term evaluation report of the cPPPs

The European Green Vehicles Initiative Association (EGVIA) has been informed about the mid-term evaluation report performed by the independent expert group and published in October 2017. This documen...
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News 14/11/2017

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!

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News 27/10/2017

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. 

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News 27/09/2017

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.

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News 19/09/2017

EGVIA – ERTRAC 1st European Conference Results from road transport research in H2020 projects

29 & 30 November 2017 - Brussels. Registration is open!
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News 15/09/2017

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.

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News 09/06/2017

Brief – EGVIA’s HDTrucks 2017 Workshop

European funded project results: Reduction of CO2 emissions from Heavy-Duty Trucks

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News 15/05/2017

EMEurope Call 2016 – Call for Experts

Invitation to international experts to assess EMEurope Call 2016 proposals. Deadline extended to 9 June 2017.

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News 10/04/2017

European Transport Innovation Challenge 2017

Award for young transport innovators!

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News 21/03/2017

TRA 2018 – Call for abstracts

The Call for Abstracts for the TRA2018 is open! 

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Press Release 13/03/2017

ERTRAC 2017 Annual conference – Press release

Digitalisation & Decarbonisation: towards the future European transport system - Outcome of ERTRAC's annual conference 2017

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News 20/02/2017

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. 

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News 27/01/2017

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.

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News 23/01/2017

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

The new 10 year ETIP SNET Research & Innovation (R&I) Roadmap 2017-26 provides the system view to the entire energy transition by addressing a scope larger than smart electricity grids: It also encompasses interactions with the gas and heat networks and focuses on integration of all flexibility solutions into the power system, including energy storage technologies.
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Press Release 14/12/2016

New European Platform Smart Networks for Energy Transition R&I kicks off six Working Groups

A call for Working Groups experts is about to be launched over the next month
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News 26/10/2016

Job offer – Communication officer

EGVIA and ERTRAC are looking for an external support of their communication activities.

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News 24/10/2016

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. 

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News 26/07/2016

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.

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News 26/04/2016

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. 

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News 20/04/2016

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 …

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News 08/02/2016

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. 

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News 09/11/2015

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.

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News 09/11/2015

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.

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News 15/10/2015

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.

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Press Release 20/07/2015

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.

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News 25/02/2015

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.

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News 23/01/2015

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.

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News 29/10/2014

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.

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News 24/10/2014

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.

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News 23/10/2014

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.

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News 09/07/2014

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.

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News 12/05/2014

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.

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News 25/04/2014

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». 

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News 26/03/2014

GO4SEM project launched in September 2013

GO4SEM - Global Opportunities for small/medium enterprises in electro-mobility.

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.

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News 14/03/2014

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.

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News 22/01/2014

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.

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News 15/01/2014

European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC) 2014 – Call for presentations

The European Electric Vehicle Congress 2014 will take place from 2 to 5 December 2014, in Brussels. Presentation proposals must be submitted online before 15 June 2014.
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News 18/12/2013

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.

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News 17/12/2013

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.

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News 11/12/2013

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.

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News 05/09/2013

Joint EC / EGCI Workshop on EV Systems Architecture and Standardization Needs

In continuation of a series of successful expert workshops bringing together the FEV stakeholder community to engage in focused discussions of currently relevant R&I topics, an expert workshop on E/E architecture of electric vehicles and FEV standardization needs will be held on 23 October 2013 in Brussels.
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News 21/08/2013

AMAA 2014 Call for Papers published

18th International Forum on Advanced Microsystems for Automotive Applications Smart Systems for Safe, Clean, and Automated Vehicles 23-24 June 2014, Berlin, Germany
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News 15/07/2013

EV Batteries: Moving from Research Towards Innovation

Joint EC / European Green Cars Initiative Workshop 2013 - 10 April 2013, Brussels
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News 12/06/2013

Find out about the results of the projects of the European Green Cars Initiative

A new regular feature, the 'Project highlight of the month', aims to report on new developments, breakthroughs and results of the projects of the European Green Cars Initiative. The first project to b...
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News 12/04/2013

Final Version of Multiannual Roadmap of the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP in Horizon 2020

The draft of the EGVI MAP, the roadmap for the contractual public-private partnership European Green Vehicles Initiative to be implemented in Horizon 2020, has been discussed at the Stakeholder Consul...
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News 01/08/2012

Consultation on the European Green Vehicles Initiative PPP

The successor of the European Green Cars Initiative PPP implemented in FP7, the contractual public-private partnership European Green Vehicles Initiative is in preparation for implementation in Horizo...
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News 31/07/2012

PPPs Information Days 2012 held by the European Commission

On 09-10 July 2012 the European Commission held the FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'. This event was sp...
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News 29/07/2012

Research PPPs Information Days 2011 held by the European Commission – Presentations Published

On 11-12 July 2011 the European Commission held the FP7 Information Days for the Public Private Partnerships on 'Energy-efficient Buildings, Factories of the Future and Green Cars'. This event was sp...
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News 18/05/2012

DG Infso to become DG Connect

As of 1 July 2012, the Directorate General Information Society and Media (DG Infso) which is one of the European Commission Services involved in the PPP European Green Cars Initiative be known as the Directorate General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (DG Connect).
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News 29/07/2011

Third Round of Calls for Proposals of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative Published

On 20 July 2011 the European Commission published the Third Round of Calls for Proposals of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative covering aspects of the Transport and ICT themes of the 7th Framew...
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News 04/07/2011

European Green Cars Initiative Shows Products, Projects and Strategies in the European Parliament

High Level Event Green Cars PPP, Workshop "Portfolio of European Green Cars Projects", 31 May 2011, Brussels
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News 10/12/2010

Joint EC/EPoSS/ERTRAC Expert Workshop 2010 discussed R&D needs and implementation paths for EV battery manufacturing in Europe

Press Release On 30 November 2010 the European Commission jointly with the European Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS) and the European Road Transport Advisory Council (ERTR...
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News 13/09/2010

European Green Cars Experts gathered in Berlin

More than 140 leading experts from the automotive, energy and ICT sectors as well as researchers and representatives of public authorities from all about Europe attended a Joint Strategy and Networking Event "Thinking Ahead the PPP European Green Cars Initiative" held on 10 September 2010 at the premises of the European Commission in Berlin, Germany. The event was organized by ICT4FEV, the Europan Technology Platform on Smart Systems Integration (EPoSS) and VDI/VDE-IT. The prupose was to facilitate the building of consortia for the second round of proposals of the European Green Cars Initiative, and to discuss the further implementation of the initiative in FP8.
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News 20/07/2010

2011 Calls of the European Green Cars Initiative published

The European Commission on 20 July published the Calls for Proposals of the second phase of the PPP European Green Cars Initiative covering aspects of the Transport, NMP, ICT and Environment themes of...
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News 09/04/2010

European Green Cars Initiative Ad-Hoc Industrial Advisory Group published recommendations for a EU Strategy on Clean and Energy Efficient Vehicles

Recommendations of the European Green Cars Initiative Ad-Hoc Industrial Advisory Group for a EU Strategy on Clean and Energy Efficient Vehicles...
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News 17/02/2002

EV Experts Calling for EU Battery Research and Manufacturing Capacities

Electric vehicles experts from all around Europe are calling for strengthening research, development and manufacturing activities in the domain of battery cells and systems.
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