In April Shelley Row ITS Joint Programme Office Director and Juhani Jääskeläinen Head of Unit “ICT for Transport” – DG Information Society and Media announced plans for creating a showcase to share the achievements of the cooperation between EU and USA with the international ITS community at the 19th ITS World Congress.

In a joint message Mr Jääskeläinen and Ms Row stated that the successful cooperation so far accomplished in areas such as connected vehicles safety standards harmonisation and sustainability in particular will be exhibited during the Congress in October. In addition to demonstrations interactive events and technical sessions will be organised and a presentation of the collaboration with the Japanese Ministry of Land Infrastructure Transport and Tourism Road Bureau will be also given where applicable.

This international cooperation started in 2009 with the EU-USA agreement on cooperative research in ICT for transport application.

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Original Publication Date: Wed 18 Apr 2012