Following the submission in March 2018 of different cities to host the ITS European Congress 2020, on Tuesday 20 June, the ERTICO – ITS Europe Supervisory Board indicated the city of Lisbon as “preferred choice” candidate, following the recommendation of the European Selection Committee which reviewed all the bid proposals. Now the final negotiation process with the City of Lisbon will start, and, if successful, will lead to the final appointment. Thereafter, the official communication on the selected City hosting the ITS European Congress 2020 will be done.


ERTICO announces new LogistiX hub to revolutionize digitalisation in data eXchange

At ERTICO’s annual Think Tank event today in Brussels, where representatives of the ITS industry gather to share the latest ideas in smart mobility, Dr. Johanna Tzanidaki, Director of Innovation and Deployment announced a new platform currently in development for a trusted data exchange in supply chain and logistics. The idea of the platform was born during the EC Horizon 2020 project AEOLIX. ERTICO responded to the need expressed by several partners for the creation of a hub for innovation, deployment and business development. The new LogistiX hub will be a knowledge and business incubation centre, which will help companies to become more competitive with regards to logistics and supply...


Ericsson publishes its Mobility Report

The mobile industry has passed a number of big milestones over the last two decades, which in retrospect have led to fundamental changes to our society. When mobile data traffic surpassed mobile voice traffic in 2009, it was difficult to know what today’s use of mobile technology would look like. However, this year will likely go into the history books as the start of an even bigger societal change. 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) promise new capabilities and use cases, which are set to impact not only consumer services but also many industries embarking on their digital transformations. 2018 will be the year for the first rollouts of 5G networks as well as large-scale deployments of...


Mobility for Growth and Automated Road Transport among 39 Horizon 2020 funded projects

INEA has signed grant agreements with 39 projects selected for funding under two Horizon 2020 calls – Mobility for Growth and Automated Road Transport respectively. They will receive a total of €243.8 million. Most of the funding – some €200 million – will go to 36 projects selected under Mobility for Growth. The remaining amount will go to three projects under Automated Road Transport. The projects are expected to use research and innovation on equipment and systems for vehicles, aircraft and maritime vessels that will make them smarter, cleaner, safer, and more automated. Projects will also focus on research on road users’ safety, sustainable mobility in urban areas and...

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