EGVIA - ERTRAC 1st European Conference Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 projects
29 November 2017 to 30 November 2017

Jointly with EGVIA, ERTRAC organises the 1st European conference to showcase the results of selected Horizon 2020 funded projects on road transport (Green Vehicles, Road, Mobility for Growth: Urban Mobility, Logistics, Intelligent Transport Systems, ...). Various technological challenges will be covered in order to highlight the contribution of ongoing EU-funded research projects to meet EU policy goals.

The selected projects will present their preliminary results giving the participants an overall picture of the achievements of EU-funded research under the Horizon 2020 programme.



Event Moderator: Zissis Samaras

DAY 1: 29 November

8.00    Welcome coffee & registration
9.00    Opening

  • Stephan NEUGEBAUER, ERTRAC & EGVIA Chairman
  • Clara DE LA TORRE, Director – Directorate H Transport, DG RTD, European Commission
  • Robert MISSEN, Head of unit Innovation and Research, Directorate B, DG MOVE, European Commission
  • Alan HAIGH, Head of Department, Department H - Horizon 2020, INEA

9.30     Advanced Batteries 

  • FIVE-VB-  Five Volt Lithium Ion Batteries with Silicon Anodes produced for Next Generation Electric Vehicles
  • SPICY -  Silicon and polyanionic chemistries and architectures of Li-ion cell for high energy battery
  • HELIS - High energy lithium sulphur cells and batteries
  • ALISE - Advanced Lithium Sulphur battery for xEV 

11.15   Coffee break

11.45   ITS

  • TIMON - Enhanced real time services for an optimized multimodal mobility relying on cooperative networks and open data
  • ROADART - Research On Alternative Diversity Aspects foR Trucks

12.30   Competitiveness of EU transport sector

  • NEXTRUST - Building sustainable logistics through trusted collaborative networks across the entire supply chain

13.00   Advanced Bus

  • EBSF_2 - European Bus System of the Future 2

13.15   Lunch

14.30   Session 1 – Safety moderated by Peter Urban

  • SafetyCube - Safety CaUsation, Benefits and Efficiency
  • XCYCLE - Advanced measures to reduce cyclists' fatalities and increase comfort in the interaction with motorised vehicles
  • PROSPECT - PROactive Safety for PEdestrians and CyclisTs
  • InDeV - In-Depth understanding of accident causation for Vulnerable road users
  • SENIORS -Safety-ENhancing Innovations for Older Road userS

            Session 2 – Energy Management moderated by Heather Hamje

  • OPTEMUS - Optimised Energy Management and Use
  • OSEM-EV - Optimised and Systematic Energy Management in Electric Vehicles 
  • JOSPEL - Low energy passenger comfort systems based on the joule and peltier effect
  • XERIC - Innovative Climate-control System to Extend Range of Electric Vehicle and Improve Comfort

16:30  Session 1 – Logistics moderated by Fernando Liesa
  • SUCCESS - Sustainable Urban Consolidation CentrES for conStruction 
  • U-TURN - Rethinking Urban Transportation through advanced tools and supply chain collaboration 
  • CITYLAB - City Logistics in Living Laboratories 
  • NOVELOG - New cooperative business models and guidance for sustainable city logistics            
           Session 2 – New vehicle concepts moderated by David Storer
  • EU-LIVE – Efficient Urban Light Vehicles 
  • RESOLVE – Range of Electric Solutions for Lcategory Vehicles 
  • WEEVIL – Ultralight and ultrasafe adaptable 3- wheeler Silver Stream – Social innovation and light electric vehicle revolution on streets and ambient 
  • Silver Stream - Social innovation and light electric vehicle revolution on streets and ambient
  • ESPRIT – Easily 3istributed Personal RapId Transit

18.00   End of the Day 1

DAY 2: 30 November

8.00    Welcome & registration

8.30    Ultra low emission vehicles 

  • REWARDReal World Advanced Technologies foR Diesel Engines
  • ECOCHAMPSEuropean Competitiveness in Commercial Hybrid and AutoMotive PowertrainS
  • GasOnGas-Only internal combustion engines
  • HDGASHeavy Duty Gas Engines integrated into Vehicles
  • LOWBRASYSa LOW environmental impact BRAke SYStem

10.15  Coffee break

10.45  New mobility patterns

  • EMPOWER - EMPOWERING a reduction in use of conventionally fuelled vehicles using Positive Policy Measures.
  • ELIPTIC - Electrification of public transport in cities
  • CIPTEC - Collective Innovation for Public Transport in European Cities
  • TRACE - Opening the cycling and walking tracking potential
  • FLOW - Furthering Less Congestion by creating Opportunities for more Walking and cycling

12.30  Wrap up

12.45  Lunch 


Registration is now closed.
Please contact for any query.

Only confirmed participants can take part to the conference. Participation is free of charge but registration is mandatory. Participants will be confirmed based on their active participation to the thematic fields covered by the conference.

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With the support of

European CommissionH2020 Programme