Today, ERTICO is delighted to announce that the University of Calabria, one of the largest research institutions in Italy, has joined its Partnership. This new collaboration opens ERTICO’s network to another important player in the research sector.

‘The University of Calabria (UNICAL) is enthusiastic about joining ERTICO. UNICAL is a strategic reference point of the Calabria Region, for its teaching, research and technology transfer activities. Joining ERTICO, UNICAL will promote the excellence of its researchers at an international level, and cooperate with other ERTICO Partners to participate in innovative projects, Congress activities and innovation platforms,’ says Roberto Musmanno, the representative of the University of Calabria.

All academic departments of the University of Calabria strongly focus their attention on research, which is carried out at both national and international level. The University of Calabria provides scientific support for many projects in Calabria and is making great efforts to promote the development of the region both at national and international level.

‘ERTICO is delighted to welcome UNICAL to our Partnership. I am sure the University of Calabria will be able to offer excellent and productive insights from their research in ITS as well from their geographical standpoint in Europe. Achieving a balance in views, knowledge and perspective is important in order for ERTICO to deliver on its shared 2030 Vision. Welcome the University of Calabria!’ says Cordelia Wilson, ERTICO Manager for Marketing and Partnership.

The University of Calabria will benefit from access to an extensive network of smart mobility players, other research institutions and public authorities to offer its keen insights on technological transfer activities, smart mobility and research design to other stakeholders through the ERTICO Academy.

The University Library is one of the largest and unique libraries in Southern Italy. It offers a wide range of materials in three different sectors: the scientific, the humanistic and the social-economic sectors. ERTICO and its Partners will be able to gain a high level of knowledge from the research resources of the University of Calabria.