15th ITS European Congress closing its doors

With the opening of the 15th ITS European Congress on Monday 22 May, Lisbon witnessed three full days of innovative technology, business and policy solutions that make ITS the game changer for mobility and transport. Carlos Moedas, Mayor of Lisbon, and Jorge Moreno Delgado, Secretary of State for Urban Mobility, Government of Portugal, welcomed all participants to the host city at the official Opening Ceremony. ERTICO – ITS Europe’s Chairman, Dr Angelos Amditis, and CEO, Joost Vantomme, gave opening remarks on the Congress’ mission, while  Herald Ruijters, Director of Investment, Innovative and Sustainable Transport and Acting Deputy Director-General, DG MOVE, European Commission, also...


Revolutionising Logistics: PLOTO and the European Technology Platform (ETP) ALICE join forces

One of the newest ERTICO projects PLOTO has signed a partnership agreement with ETP-ALICE to further promote the project’s objective to advance the development of intelligent and sustainable logistics solutions for inland waterways against climate change.  PLOTO now joins a select group that includes FENIX Network, 5G-LOGINNOV (both coordinated by ERTICO) and SHOW, where ERTICO has an active role. ETP-ALICE is a key platform assisting and advising the European Commission in implementing research programmes aimed at transitioning to a reality with zero emissions in transport and logistic operations. The Alliance brings together stakeholders from across the logistics sector, including...


DEKRA increases its scope and introduces new laboratory locations

From now on, DEKRA can also provide testing services for sensors, systems and vehicles supporting Apple’s Car Keys feature through NFC, Ultra-Wide Band or Bluetooth technologies. DEKRA extends its services as a MFi (Made For iPhone) Authorized Test Laboratory by increasing its scope and introducing new laboratory locations. DEKRA was already authorized to offer third-party audits, pre-testing and advisory services for Apple’s Car Key functionality, services provided from its laboratories in the United States, Spain and Mainland China. DEKRA adds Germany to these locations, and includes to its scope testing services for sensors, systems and vehicles supporting Apple’s Car Keys...


7th UN Global Road Safety Week #RethinkMobility

The UN General Assembly mandates the WHO and the UN regional commissions to plan and host periodic UN Global Road Safety Weeks.  The 7th UN Global Road Safety Week will take this year from 15-21 May. The theme is sustainable transport, and specifically the need for governments to facilitate a shift to walking, cycling and using public transport. Road safety is both a prerequisite for this shift to happen and an outcome of it. The slogan is #RethinkMobility. The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 reflects an ambitious target to reduce road traffic deaths and injuries by 50% by 2030. It highlights that they can be prevented by addressing the whole of the transport...

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