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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The 5th edition of the Road Transport Research (RTR) Conference took place in Brussels on 29-30 March 2022, organised in cooperation between the European Commission and ERTRAC (the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council), EGVIAfor2Zero (European Green Vehicles...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The ENSEMBLE consortium held its final public event on 17 March to mark the end of the 46-month project on 31 March. The event was an occasion to discuss the achievements and the results of the project with...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]  The European Commission's Joint Research Centre has recently released the 2021 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard. This yearly publication looks at the 2,500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D worldwide. The latest Scoreboard has listed, once again,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The EU-funded project ENSEMBLE on multi-brand truck platooning achieved its objectives on 23 September by publicly demonstrating the successful applicability of connectivity functionalities between several trucks from different manufacturing companies.   During the event, seven trucks, well prepared by major European automotive suppliers and truck manufacturers (OEMs) drove together for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The European Innovation Council (EIC) is a key novelty of Horizon Europe and represents the most ambitious innovation initiative that Europe has taken, with a budget of €10 billion for the period 2021-2027. The EIC has a mission...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Commission proposed in late February to set up 10 new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry. The goal is to speed up the transition towards a green, climate neutral and digital Europe, and to make European industry...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The EU’s recovery requires the acceleration of the twin green and digital transitions, to build a more sustainable and resilient society and economy. Industry is among the key drivers of this dual transition. The report “Industry 5.0” published today recognises...

Yesterday at the 2020 Web Summit in Lisbon, the European Investment Bank (EIB) together with the European Investment Fund (EIF) launched a new financing instrument, in the form of a co-investment facility of up to €150 million, to support artificial intelligence companies across Europe.   The initiative, which is part of the EU’s overall...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The whole automotive supply industry has been greatly affected by the COVID-19 crisis. But not all the news has been disheartening. In response to the health emergency, and especially the cries for more protective equipment, many companies from...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]On 10 November 2020, the European Parliament and EU Member States in the Council reached an agreement on the next long-term budget and NextGenerationEU, the temporary recovery instrument. Once adopted, the package of a total of €1.8 trillion will...