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AM4INFRA - Common Framework for a European Life Cycle based Asset Management Approach for transport infrastructure networks9/1/2016
Funded By: Horizon 2020 Programmewww.am4infra.eu
AM4INFRA is a coordination and support action (CSA) project funded by the H2020, the EU’s biggest framework programme for funding research and innovation over 7 years (2014 – 2020), which also promises more breakthroughs, discoveries and world-firsts by taking great ideas from the lab to the market. AM4INFRA is addressing the work programme topic: MG-8.4b-2015 “Smart governance, network resilience and streamlined delivery of infrastructure innovation”. The topic calls for...

optiTruck - optimal fuel consumption with Predictive PowerTrain control and calibration for intelligent Truck9/1/2016
Funded By: EU- DG MOVE Horizon 2020 - Green Vehicle Call
The goal of optiTruck is to bring together the most advanced technologies from powertrain control and intelligent transport systems in order to achieve a global optimum for consumption of fuel (at least 20% reduction) as well as other energy sources and consumables while achieving Euro VI emission standards for heavy duty road haulage (40t). The project will work towards the creation of a global optimiser which consists of a set of dynamic, intelligent control and prediction components designed...

 
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ACTIS - Advanced Cargo Transport Information Services 10/1/2013
Funded By: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) - National Action COOPERATION 2011
ACTIS aims to introduce, for the first time in the Greek market, a novel and technologically advanced freight auction platform, enhanced with innovative capabilities and services. The ACTIS Internet based platform will comprise a cargo brokerage and freight auction system as its basic functionality, and will include employment service for truck drivers and a marketplace with buy & sell; and exchange value added services.  State-of-the-art models and algorithms will be developed and inco...

CARE - Clean Aerospace Regions3/1/2013
Funded By: Aerospace Valley -CARE project
Project CARE (Clean Aerospace Regions). Study title: Recommendations And Policies To Enhance ‘Airport Environmental Co-Modality - AEC’ For Passenger And Freight Transport Through Research Clusters And SMEs Participation. The report summarizes the work of previous national and European Research Projects in relation to transport co-modality, to determine and analyze the key aspects of ‘airport environmental co-modality’. The main aims of the study were the following: 1) Pro...

COFRET - Carbon Footprint of Freight Transport 5/4/2011
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programme www.cofret-project.eu
COFRET's scope, adjusted to take account of the latest international developments, is: To review existing methodologies for the calculation of carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) of freight transport and logistics in the context of supply chains and evaluating their compatibility with EN 16258 standard; To identify gaps and ambiguities in the calculation guidelines within the EN 16258 standard relating to coverage of freight transport and logistics, supported by ...

COMPETE - Development of an optimization-based simulation platform for modeling and analysis of freight transport operations through marine container terminals, with the objective of improving productivity and measuring environmental and economic implications 5/1/2012
Funded By: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) - Programme THALES
Several inefficiencies, mainly related to key nodal point operations hinder the productivity and effectiveness of the freight transport system. Marine container terminals present key nodal points in freight transport chains. The way in which ports have traditionally been developed worldwide, near by the urban core of the region in which they are located, results in major traffic, socioeconomic and environmental problems. In Greece, these problems are even more prominent due to the fact that port...

e-Freight - European e-Freight capabilities for Co-modal transport1/3/2010
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programmehttp://www.efreightproject.eu/
The e-Freight project will facilitate the use of different transport modes on their own and in combination to obtain an optimal and sustainable utilisation of European freight transport resources. With the help of e-Freight: Transport users (shippers, freight forwarders, etc) will be able to identify and use direct or combined transport services most suited for their purpose. Transport service providers in all modes will provide information about their service offerings and exchange ...

ENT III - ERANET Transport III10/1/2012
Funded By: General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT)http://transport-era.net/
The ERA-NET TRANSPORT pre-dominantly serves to the owners and managers of transport research programmes. By facilitating cooperation among publicly financed transport research programmes it is ENT’s goal to improve the outcome and quality of transport research in Europe. The main mechanism is seen in the structuring of the European Research Area (ERA) for Transport. Since its foundation the ERA-NET TRANSPORT has initiated and implemented several activities and is currently defining ...

EU-PORTRAItS - European Port Workers Training Scheme
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programme
The EU-PORTRAItS project aims to facilitate the implementation of “broad & open dialog with the social stakeholders” for the “establishment of a mutually recognizable framework on the training of port workers in different fields of port activity” under the unique goal of bringing EU ports at the forefront of competition by investing in the development of a well-trained, competent and strong human capital securing the employee rights at work. EU-PORTRAItS aims to exami...

FUTRE - FUture Prospects On TRansport Evolution And Innovation Challenges For The Competitiveness Of Europe10/1/2012
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programmewww.futre.eu
FUTRE’s objective is to examine the future challenges for the European transport sector and the incentives that will have a considerable impact on the global demand and supply patterns in the passenger and the freight transport. Within this framework, the project will develop future scenarios of supply and demand for the European transport sector, in order to investigate the consequences of the changes in the transport sector in relation to the European competitiveness and the transpo...

GREENBERTH - Promotion of Port Communities SMEs role in Energy Efficiency and Green Technologies for Berthing Operations1/2/2013
Funded By: Programme MEDhttp://www.greenberth.eu/
The GREENBERTH project aims to encourage the integration of SMEs in the strategic development plans of port operators by studying in detail the improvement opportunities of energy efficiency and the use of enviromentally friendly technologies to be implemented through the exchange of best practices of six reference Mediterranean ports. Port authorities have a great influence over the companies which compose the so called Port Communities and these entities need to continuously improve their proc...

KRIPIS - Interdisciplinary Research Collaboration (CERTH) in the field of Energy and Environment 5/1/2013
Funded By: Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs: General Secretariat for Research and Technology
Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The project objective is the practical approach of the "holistic energy chain” research and implementation processes of production and distribution of “clean” raw materials and energy, through the implementation of selected pilot plants and their uses in a realistic environment. In this context, the project will: a) test innovative production technolo...

NEAR2 - Network of European - Asian Rail Research Capacities12/1/2012
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programmehttp://www.near2-project.eu/
The NEAR2 Project aims to build a rail research network along the Trans-Eurasian land bridge and establish an efficient cooperation among the rail research centers in order to promote railway transport research and development. NEAR2 Research Network will exploit the complementary strengths of the collaborating institutions and experts to build coordinated integrated research capacity to support the railway industry at a strategic, tactical and operational level. The Rail Research Network that ...

PSXEM Study - Study for estimating the overall truck operating cost for urban and domestic freight transport journeys.1/2/2013
Funded By: National Union of Road Transport Operators
Considering the overall framework of the road freight transport sector in Greece as well as the needs of freight transport professionals, this study aims to establish an analytical and documented basis for estimating truck operating costs for a specific, urban or national, freight transport journey. Through a state-of-the-art literature review, the results of which were validated by freight transport professionals, this study presents in detail the components that form the overall truck operatin...

RET Study - Study of the Applicability of the Road Equivalent Tariff (RET) Concept on the Coastal Shipping Connections in Greece with Emphasis on the Public Service Obligation Connections within the Framework of the NSRF Operational Programmes11/1/2011
Funded By: Ministry of Economy, Competitiveness and Shipping
The study aims to investigate the existing opportunities for the State in promoting the principle of equality on the transport sector so that all citizens can enjoy equal opportunities in fulfilling their primary needs for mobility and access to work places, schools, business activities, health etc. The study will lead to the enhancement of accessibility, networking and quality of life, improving at the same time the transport connection of the Greek islands and especially of the small ones. The...

SMILE - Smart Green Innovative Urban Logistics for Energy Efficient Mediterranean Cities1/1/2013
Funded By: Programme MEDhttp://smile-urbanlogistics.eu/
The SMILE project focuses on the development of innovative strategies, plans and measures on energy efficient mobility solutions and their implementation in smart Mediterranean cities utilizing all available technologies and building upon previous experiences as well as on-going initiatives. SMILE is well aligned with the general objective of promoting innovative energy efficient solutions for smart MED cities as it defines, plans, tests, shares and promotes public policies, strategies and measu...

SOLUTIONS - Sharing Opportunities for Low Carbon Urban Transportation5/1/2013
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programmehttp://www.urban-mobility-solutions.eu/
The SOLUTIONS project aims to support the exchange of innovative and green urban mobility solutions between Europe and other regions in the world, in particular Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean. SOLUTIONS brings together some of the leading experts and city networks from these regions, aiming to foster knowledge exchange and bridge the “implementation gap” between the potential of innovative, sustainable mobility and transport solutions and packages of solutions and the...

TEMR - Transportation Emissions Measurement and Reaction 1/1/2014
Environmental concerns and management issues related to freight flows have become crucial concerns for modern companies seeking to reduce energy consumption and the related production of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and apply more effective and successful fleet management strategies. Recent efforts to reduce carbon emissions and energy consumption from private company and commercial heavy vehicle fleets are at the forefront of Greek and Israeli government policies. The proposed project aims t...

TRI- VALUE - Transport Research and Innovation Value5/1/2013
Funded By: European Commission - 7th Framework Programme
TRI-VALUE is a project aiming at performing an ex-post evaluation of Transport Research and Innovation (TRI) activities in Europe’s most important instrument for financing research, the FP7. The general objective of TRI-VALUE is framed as follows: To assess the overall implementation and management, as well as the achievements and impacts of the transport research co-financed by FP7 with respect to its specific objectives, their economic, social and environmental impacts, the efficiency,...

ΕΣΠΑ 2014-2020 - Strategic framework for growth 2014-2020 for the Thematic Objective: promoting sustainable transport and removing bottlenecks in key network infrastructures12/27/2012
Funded By: Ministry of Growth, Competiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks
The Greek Ministry of Growth, Competiveness, Infrastructure, Transport and Networks assigned to CERTH/HIT the task to identify, prioritize and quantify (in terms of budget) the key investments in the Transport sector in Greece in the period 2014-2020. Priority has been given to multi-modal Single European Transport Area by investing in the TEN-T network and enhancing regional mobility through connecting secondary and tertiary nodes to TEN-T infrastructure. Other major issues are the developmen...

 
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