EU Commission outlines new strategy for transport research and innovation

Servizio ricerca e trasferimento del sapere

7 Giugno 2017

The European Union's investment into research and innovation for a greener and more efficient transport will follow a new strategy. The blueprint, entitled "Towards clean, connected and competitive mobility", is part of a "mobility package" adopted by the European Commission today.

The document outlines short, medium and long term strategies for research and innovation in the transport sector, which correspond to rapidly changing needs. It identifies key areas of transport innovation, and the necessary actions to accelerate the development and deployment of innovative low-carbon technologies in transport.

The strategy focuses in particular on two main areas: automation and connectivity, and electrification of transport. These areas bring about disruptive innovation and significant opportunities for European industry and its competitiveness.

Further information available here.