ERTICO joins the new EIT Innovation Community on Urban Mobility

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has designated the MOBiLus consortium as the winning Innovation Community on Urban Mobility on 5 December 2018. The consortium consists of 48 partners: 13 cities, 17 industry partners and 18 universities and research centres across Europe and beyond. ERTICO is excited to be part of this newly-established EIT Urban Mobility consortium and looks forward to working with this group of experts to drive forward innovation in Urban Mobility. EIT Innovation Communities are dynamic and creative partnerships that harness European innovation and entrepreneurship to find solutions to major societal challenges in areas with high innovation...


Driving the evolution of autonomous vehicles with large scale video annotation

On 29 November, Stuttgart hosted the final event for the EU funded project Cloud LSVA. Through live demonstrations in cars, engaging panel discussions and presentations, top research bodies and industry representatives showcased the key findings of the project which develops advanced Large Scale Video Annotation for autonomous vehicles and much more. Stuttgart, one of Germany’s most important automotive cities, hosted the final event of the EU-funded project that develops the technology for scene recognition in Autonomous Vehicles (AV), Cloud LSVA. Started in 2015, the project consortium composed by CEA, Dublin City University (DCU), ERTICO-ITS Europe, IBM, Intel, Intempora, Tass, TomTom,...


Ford of Europe names new director for electrified vehicles

Steve Hood was appointed as Director for Electrified Vehicles at Ford of Europe this week with responsibility for developing strategy, new business models and plans for electrified vehicles and services. The creation of this role supports Ford of Europe’s fundamental redesign, which will include growing the top and bottom line of its leading commercial vehicle business, and focus the company’s capital and resources on products, segments and services that can create winning positions and support long-term profitability. “Having a dedicated electrified vehicle leader in Europe is critical as we redesign our business for the future and we welcome Steve back to the team,” said Steven...


Call for applications for projects in cross-border CO2 transport infrastructure networks

The European Commission opened a call for cross-border CO2 transport infrastructure networks projects to be submitted as candidates for the fourth European Union ‘Projects of Common Interest’ (PCIs) list. For more information, please consult the PCI webpage regularly. How to apply? Promoters of projects wishing to become PCIs are now invited to participate in the call by submitting an application to The call is open until 2 March 2019 at midnight. Where can I find more information about the PCI identification selection? You can find out more about the procedure and criteria in the TEN-E Regulation Information about the policy goals and...

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