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CO-GISTICS - COoperative loGISTICS for sustainable mobility of goods1/1/2014
Funded By: ICT Policy Support Programme - Competitiveness and Innovation framework Programme (CIP)
The project aims at deploying and testing ITS for freight transport in order to define roadmaps for freight ITS in Europe. The possible use case of the pilot may be summarized as following: ·         CO2 footprint estimation and monitoring of cargo transport in urban & suburban areas ·         Priority to signalized intersections & Speed advice for trucks ·  &nb...

E-Ferry - E-ferry-prototype and full-scale demonstration of next generation 100% electrically powered ferry for passengers and vehicles6/1/2015
Funded By: H2020http://e-ferryproject.eu/
E-ferry addresses the urgent need for reducing European CO2 emissions and air pollution from waterborne transportation by demonstrating the feasibility of a 100% electrically powered, emission free, medium sized ferry for passenger and cars, trucks and cargo relevant to island communities, coastal zones and inland waterways. The vessel will be based on a newly developed, energy efficient design concept and demonstrated in full-scale operation on longer distances than previously seen for electric...

ITS Observatory - ITS Observatory5/1/2015
Funded By: Innovation and Networks Executive Agency (INEA)http://its-observatory.eu
ITS Observatory project aims to create an on-line integrated platform that will provide easily accessible and understandable information on Intelligent Transport Systems. The main objectives of the ITS Observatory are to bridge knowledge fragmentation across Europe, support ITS deployment by creating an intelligent software platform, create an efficient user-friendly decision-making tool which will enable fact based policy making and to create a common EU Library for ITS projects,...

LOGIMATIC - Tight integration of EGNSS and on-board sensors for port vehicle automation3/1/2016
Funded By: H2020http://logimatic-project.eu/
Annual volume at global container terminals will rise by a 5.6% rate during the next 5 years and reach 840 million TEU by 2018.The usual way for ports to deal with the increasing demand of sea transport and compete against competitors is to expand the port in the original site. There is scarcity of land available for port expansion in densely populated urban areas where most of European ports are situated. This fact is causing that many container terminals are coping with congestion and capa...

MOTIVATE - Promoting citizens’ active involvement in the development of Sustainable Travel Plans in Med Cities with Seasonal Demand11/1/2016
MED cities although facing the common challenge of developing a sustainable mobility background, they also present particularities depending on the territorial context and the type of tourists they attract. For these reasons, a sound transnational approach, is the key to guarantee MOTIVATE’s success. Unlike the traditional data collection methods, where citizens or visitors are “passive” data sources, the innovative approach of MOTIVATE lies in their active involvement in trans...

NOVELOG - New Cooperative Business Models and Guidance for Sustanable City Logistics6/1/2015
www.novelog.eu
Urban areas represent the greatest challenges for freight transport and service trips, both in terms of goods distribution and service allocation performance, and environmental impacts (air emission, traffic congestion, road safety, accidents and noise). The salient scope of the proposal is the enabling of knowledge and understanding of freight distribution and service trips by providing guidance for implementing effective and sustainable policies and measures. This guidance will support the cho...

RAIN-EX - Risk-Based Approach for the Protection of Land Transport Infrastructure against Extreme Rainfall9/1/2014
Funded By: EChttp://www.rainex-project.eu
Objective: Ensure the availability of transport infrastructure with regards to natural hazards, especially extreme rainfall, through a risk-based design of the former. Concept: Currently, the protection of land transport infrastructure is based on deterministic views on the development fo extreme weather events in the future (HQ100, HQ1000, etc.). As the flooding events in Central and Eastern Europe in 2013 have shown, these aproaches do not address the real situation in a comprehensive ma...

REFORM - Integrated REgional Action Plan For Innovative, Sustainable and LOw CaRbon Mobility1/1/2017
Funded By: Interreg Europewww.interregeurope.eu/reform/
Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan(SUMP) is a rather new concept with high potentialities of improving low carbon economy policies. Up to now, despite the existence of many studies, the availability of several reference documents and a series of European projects and initiatives, only a limited number of cities across Europe have adopted a SUMP. This is due to competence, knowledge, technical and normative limits together with poor financing by the local administration. Region of Central Macedonia ...

SIROCCO - Sustainable InterRegional cOastal & Cruise maritime tourism though COoperation and joint planning11/1/2016
With €40.2 billion total economic impact, 5.85 million passengers and €16.6 billion direct expenditures (CLIA, 2015), the cruise sector plays a key role in the European social and economic development and especially in the Mediterranean, being the top European cruise market and amidst strong socio-economic pressures. As cruise tourism grows, the common territorial challenge is to exploit its full potential so that it (environmentally, socially and culturally) sustainably produces econo...

 
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Laboratory of signing materials photometric and visibility control 6/1/2003
Funded By: HIT/CERTH
• Photometric and visibility laboratory services that allow to evaluate the photometric and colorimetric properties of signing and marking materials and the measurement of retroreflective materials through the execution of specific controls for their certification. • Study of the lighting conditions and of that optimizes the visibility of these materials under particular circumstances (night driving, mist etc) Services characteristics • Elaboration of quality certificates for vertical sig...

Analysis of the Yoghurt Supply Chain in Greece1/1/2004
Funded By: INRETS
The Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) has undertaken a survey aiming to analyse the supply chain of yoghurt in Northern Greece and the logistical costs associated with that, with emphasis on energy and environmental impacts. This initiative is a response to the proposal by DEST / INRETS to participate in a research on supply chain and energy consumption. In this work, we aim to assess the energy consumption of all activities performed along the supply chain including transportation, refri...

Management and maintenance of the three years duration integrated control system of the passenger transport of OSE 4/1/2003
Funded By: HIT
D1 Management and maintenance of the system and computation of real indicators for the periods 2002-2003, 2003-2004, 2004-2005 Υ1.1 Collection of the indicators elements Υ1.2 Improvement of the software and data recording Υ1.3 Computation of actual estimation indicators Υ1.4 Presentation - Evaluation of results D2 Computation of theoretical estimation indicators for the years 2006 and 2010 Υ2.1 Collection of the indicators elements for the year 2006 and 2010 Υ2.2 Computation of the ...

INTEGRATED SYSTEM FOR THE QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF THE OASA PASSENGER SERVICES6/9/2003
Funded By: OASA
The research project involves the measurement of a series of quality/performance indicators, supporting OASA in the process of monitoring and improvement of the quality of the services provided to the passengers. This goal will be achieved through the implementation of the following three stages: Stage 1: The quantification of the quality indicators commonly accepted and measurable by all three OASA affiliates (ETHEL S.A. (thermal busses), ILPAP S.A. (trolleybuses) and ISAP S.A. (Metro Line 1))...

AEGEAN ISLANDS - Feasibility study for the organization of shipping links for the small Aegean islands.9/1/2001
Some of the Aegean islands are more “isolated” in the economic, transport and social sector contrary to others. To these islands the operation of regular shipping lines under the free competition regime now in place, is not possible because it is not cost effective. Thus an operational regime that is based on some form of subsidisation and for state intervention. Thus in the near future, there will be no business interest for these islands. The aim of this project is to perform a feasibility stu...

AKMONAS - 10/1/2005
Funded By: Ministry of Developmenthttp://www.i-routing.gr

ASIAMAR - Assistance in Intermodal and Maritime Transport 11/25/2003
Funded By: AUTHhttp://hermes.civil.auth.gr/asiamar/
The ASIAMAR project has been set up to strengthen the cooperation between the Asian and the Europea IT&C societies in the area of Maritime Transport, Indermodal Transport and Short Sea Shipping. The project puts forward issues related to transport policy, maritime safety and environmental protection. ASIAMAR addresses the ASIA IT&C Programme, Component 4: Liaise with European IT&C Initiatives & Programmes. In this direction, its core objective is to enable input from the Asia IT...

BACKGROUNDS - IMPROVING PRODUCTIVE CLUSTERS ACCESSIBILITY TO GLOBAL MARKET6/1/2009
Funded By: Programme MEDwww.backgrounds-project.eu
The main objective of the BACKGROUNDS project, “Improving Productive Clusters Accessibility to Global Market”, is to develop a government model that involves ports and port infrastructures in the Mediterranean, as well as to promote better integration of the poles with their own territories and with the most relevant production clusters. The aim is to integrate local peculiarities within the framework of the global market. BACKGRONDS is a European project, part of the Med Program, c...

CAST - Planning and organisation of a road safety campaign - CAST Project2/19/2008
Funded By: University of Thessaly
HIT supported the University of Thessaly via its experience in road safety campaigns in the implementation of a new campaign with the title Take a sleep, but not on the steering wheel. The message was concering driving under hypovigilance and was broadcasted in a panellenic scale....

CAST - Campaigns and Awareness – Raising Strategies in Traffic safety 2/1/2006
The CAST project aims at meeting the European Commission (EC) needs for enhancing traffic safety by means of effective road safety campaigns. CAST developed an evaluation tool and a manual for road safety mass media campaigns. These tools enable the EC to design and to implement such campaigns and to evaluate their (isolated) effect on traffic accidents and other performance indicators. The involvement of HIT/CERTH in CAST focuses on the design of the Hellenic road safety campaign, one o...

City-HUB - City-Hub Project9/1/2012
Funded By: FP7http://www.cityhub-project.eu
City-HUB is a 30-month EU-funded project, bringing together leading experts of design and urban integration, transport operation and business, with local and regional authorities and end-users organizations, which represent the economic, demographic and territorial diversity of Europe. The project aims at contributing to the design and operation of seamless, smart, clean and safe intermodal public transport systems, addressing, at the same time, how these interchanges should be designed in...

CLOSER - Connecting LOng and Short- distance networks for Efficient tRansport1/1/2010
The European Transport Policy (ETP) proposes the concept of co- modality as an essential instrument to achieve, at the same time, a high level of mobility and of environmental protection. But the existing transport system still remains far away from that concept. The interface between long and short- distance transport networks remains as the weak link in the transportation chain for both, passengers and freight. This situation favors the choice of uni- modal solutions, and jeopardizes the deve...

COMPASS4D - Cooperative Mobility Pilot on Safety and Sustainability Services for Deployment1/1/2013
Funded By: ICT Policy Support Programme - Competitiveness and Innovation framework Programme (CIP)http://www.compass4d.eu/
The project deals with piloting three Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) in an effort to improve road safety and vehicles’ energy consumption as well as reducing overall congestion in road transport networks. The examined ITS are the Forward Collision Warning (FCW), the Red Light Violation Warning (RLVW) and Energy Efficient Intersection Service (EEIS). The pilots will be implemented and evaluated in 7 European cities, namely Bordeaux in France, Copenhagen in Denmark, Eindhoven &...

DECIDE - Decision Support System for Disaster Emergency Management4/1/2015
Funded By: IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme “Greece-The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2007-2013”

DELTA - Concerted Coordination Action for the promotion of efficient multimodal interfaces1/1/2009
Funded By: CERTH/HIThttp://www.delta-project.eu
Regions suffering from strong and seasonal variations of transport demand face growing problems, such as congestion, environmental pollution, energy loss and increased travel times. Furthermore, multimodal interfaces linking the various means serving these regions do not exist, passenger trips are organized on the basis of empirical estimations and there is ad-hoc handling of seasonal demand. Other available transport means will have to play a greater role, while the use of intelligent mobilit...

DISTINCT - Completion of some actions for the European Research Project DISTINCT (Deployment and Integration of SmarT card and Information Networks for Cross-Sector Telematics). 3/1/2001
DISTINCT (Deployment and Integration of SmarΤ card and Information Networks for Cross-Sector Telematics). The objective of this project is the implementation of some improvements to achieve a fully integrated system of smart cards at electronic stations of information, which were initially developed in the framework of the IST 4FP Project DISTINCT. Specifically the objectives of the project are: 1. Some improvements and integration in the software of the smart cards developed under ...

EasyTrip - Easytrip : GR-BG E-Mobility Solutions2/16/2012
Funded By: European Territorial Cooperation Programme Greece - Bulgaria 2007-2013http://www.easytrip-project.eu
The Cross-border traffic between Greece and Bulgaria is largely increasing during the last decade, especially during holidays and weekends, mainly due to leisure trips to/from major tourist destinations in both countries but also due to daily commuters. Most of travelers use private cars for their trips because of the absence of any other alternative mode. This fact results to increased traffic, jams, delays and pollution in the cross border area and routes. The main objective of the EAS...

EGNATIA - Observatory For The Spatial Impacts Of Egnatia Motorway 10/1/2000
Funded By: Egnatia Odos S.A.
Aim of this research program is to produce a methodological tool in the framework of the Observatory for the Spatial Impacts of Egnatia Motorway, able to evaluate the direct and indirect impacts from the construction and operation of Egnatia Motorway in the spatial development of the country and more specifically of the Northern Greece. The program develops a system of indices which are categorized in “Road Network Operation Indices”, “Socio-economic Indices” and “Enviromental Indices” and are u...

Enclose - “Technical consulting services to the Municipality of Serres in the framework of ENCLOSE project (Development & Translation of Serres’ Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan)”6/21/2013
Funded By: Municipality of Serres
The objective of this project is to support the Municipality of Serres in developing for a Sustainable Urban Logistics Plan that is expected to have a positive effect on energy saving and on the reduction of air pollution caused by traffic. The project is developed through two distinct technical actions Action 1: Feasibility analysis and implementation of urban logistics soft measures  This activity involves an analysis of the potential application of urban logistics soft policy measures...

ENVIROPORT - Research and Application of Intelligent Technologies for Green Port Development10/1/2012
Funded By: GGET
The ENVIROPORT project - Research and Application of Intelligent Technologies for Green Port Development is one of the 15 projects selected for funding in the context of the cooperation framework for Research and Technology between Greece and China for 2012-2014. The project will address efficiency and optimization in container terminal operational and the use of available resources taking into account the environmental aspect of those operations. It will do so by investigating the joint use and...

EOX - Intelligent urban mobility management and traffic control system for the improvement of the urban environment quality in the central area of Thessaloniki’s agglomeration
Funded By: EEA
Intelligent urban mobility management and traffic control system for the improvement of the urban environment quality in the central area of Thessaloniki’s agglome...

EURΝEX - European Rail Research network of Excellence1/1/2004
Funded By: FAV
The basic objectives for this World Class NoE for rail research are: • Excellence in Rail research • Integration of research activities in a network of mutually shared facilities, tools and platforms • Sustainable and trusting long lasting cooperation • Flexibility regarding new challenges for Rail research in a shared process •Reflecting and further developing the new culture of cooperation between Rail operators, Rail industry, Rail researchers / Rail institutes and international associa...

EUTRAIN - European Transport Research Area International cooperation activities10/1/2011
Funded By: EU - DG RTDwww.eutrain-project.eu
In the field of Transport research, the European Union as well as other major national, federal or regional entities of “global” importance such as the U.S., Russia, Mediterranean countries, Korea, Japan, Australia, South America, India, China, and others are buffeted by common transport related problems and challenges. International Cooperation in Transport research is becoming therefore an increasing priority aiming, primarily, at creating “critical mass” in moving coll...

EXPANDING PUBLIC TRANSPORT NETWORK OF THESSALONIKI - Expanding of the Public Transport Network in Thessalonikis outer area, which do not included in the previous one12/1/2007
Funded By: TEDK

FREEMED - New mobility sceneries in the FREE trade zone in MEDiterranean basin6/1/2006
Funded By: INTERREG IIIB ARCHIMED
FREEMED is an INTERREG III B ARCHIMED project addressing issues related to the effects of the Free Trade Zone (FTZ) introduction in 2010 on transport systems and productions sectors. The Free Trade Zone (FTZ) development in 2010 is expected to determine a significant change in the economic pattern of European Union and to enlarge significantly the economic influence of the European Union beyond its current boundaries. Within this context, the Mediterranean area, which comprise the main study ar...

FREIGHTWISE - Development of a reference architecture for intermodal transport and integration of relevant IT systems including legacy systems.10/1/2006
Funded By: BMT LTDhttp://www.freightwise.info
The overall objective of FREIGHTWISE is to support the modal shift of cargo flows from road to intermodal transport using road in combination with short sea shipping, inland waterways and rail. It will achieve this objective by means of improved management and facilitation of information access and exchange between large and small, public and private stakeholders across all business sectors and transport modes. Under the heading of the FREIGHTWISE FRAMEWORK - FWF- the project intends to d...

FREILOT - Urban Freight Energy Efficiency Pilot4/1/2009
Funded By: ICT Policy Support Programme - ECwww.freilot.eu
Increasing fuel prices and effects from climate changes have brought the increase of energy efficiency to the forefront in all aspects of life. Considering Transport, the European Commission has identified it as one of the areas where the biggest energy savings are to be made: 27% by 2020. FREILOT pilot focuses on reducing energy consumption of goods delivery vehicles in urban areas. The specific energy consumption of urban goods transport depends on many factors; vehicle performance, driver b...

FUTUREMED - Freight and passengers sUpporting infomobiliTy systems for a sUstainable impRovEment of the competitiveness of port-hinterland systems of the MED area6/1/2012
Funded By: MED Programmehttp://www.futuremedproject.eu
FUTUREMED is a project under the MED Programme  that aims to improve the competitiveness of port systems in the MED area by improving accessibility through technology and procedural innovations, and guaranteeing sustainability of transport. The project addresses three strategic sectors: freight, passenger and touristic traffics and focuses on the realization of interoperable management information systems and on the reduction of transport related externalities. It will define and implement,...

GIFTS - Global Intermodal Freight Transport System7/1/2001
Funded By: TPZ (Telespazio S.p.A.)http://gifts.newapplication.it/
The overall scope of the GIFTS project is to offer under one \"roof\" and make accessible to all, it elements and applications, for the seamless door to door Transport of Freight. This will be achieved by a primarily Communications oriented infrastructure that will be put in place, and from which the full number of Freight Transport related information and data will be available to all and especially the small and medium sized companies (operators, service providers, end-users). The \"seamle...

GILDANET - Global Integrated transport Logistics DAta NETwork
Client/User: INTERREG III B (2000-2006) CADSES, Port of Thessaloniki, Port of Hiraklion, Port of Patras, Port of Igoumenitsa, Port of Alexandroupolis Description The prime aim of the GILDANET project focuses on the evolution, extension and consolidation of the GILDA/TRANSLOGNET systems, prototypes developed under the INTERREG IIC Programme as a widely accessible IT support solution for the information and document exchanges among authorities and operators of the intermodal transport. The aim...

GRACE - Integrating Environmental Concepts in the Asian Maritime Transport Policy6/7/2005
Funded By: HIThttp://www.grace-project.net/
The project GRACE addresses the ASIA PRO ECO Programme (Component: Policy Reinforcement) aiming to an active and comprehensive awareness building of environmental impact of maritime transport in Asia. By transferring European competences, it aims to ameliorate Asian environmental performance and to develop a common understanding and knowledge base. The latter will be a framework for maritime transport safety and environment policy formulation and training for mitigation strategies, keeping pace ...

HERMES - High Efficient and Reliable arrangeMEnts for CroSsmodal Transport1/1/2010
Funded By: IST (Portugal)
HERMES project will provide development and analysis of new mobility schemes and associated organisational patterns at the interface and interconnection between long distance transport networks and local/regional transport networks. Although these are conceptually simple operations, requiring only some real-time telecommunication, there are organizational and contractual difficulties in its realisation. The first part should concentrate on identification of the key requirements of the traveller...

HIT Portal - Infrastructures supporting research in the Transport sector: Development of a PORTAL for transport data management and processing in HIT10/1/2005
Funded By: Ministry of Developmenthttp://www.imet.gr/komvos
The Portal of the Hellenic Intistute of Transport (HIT) aims at: • The creation of critical information content concerning the operation of the basic transport fields. This information will derive from: i. the Institute’s activation on projects, studies and primary research, ii. institutions maintaining data for the private use, iii. other sites’ public use data, electronically or in reports, iv. primary data processing provided by one or more of the above-mentioned information sources for ...

IMMP Nicosia, Cyprus - Integrated Mobility Master Plan of Nicosia

IMONODE - Efficient Integration of Cargo Transport Modes & Nodes in CADSES area
Funded By: INTERREG IIIB CADSEShttp://www.imonode.gr
The IMONODE project aims at studying the options and suggesting solutions and solid actions that will enhance the greater use of, and the accessibility to the transportation axes no V and X for freight transport with priority on rail. The emphasis is on rail because if no specific actions are taken it will continue to loose ground against road transport and this is contrary to the declared Transport policy of the EU. For the areas of CADSES countries that had a long tradition of rail supremacy o...

InMoSion - Science Shop for Innovative Mobility Solutions for Mobility Challenged Europeans1/1/2007
Funded By: FP6-2005-Science-and-society-20
The overall aim of this project is to accommodate through a University based Science Shop (called InMoSion) to develop all necessary expertise and know-how for assisting communities with the deployment of an innovative transportation system to meet the mobility needs of elder and mobility challenged Europeans. The system will be a flexible, technologically advanced demand based paratransit system. The InMoSion project will be lead by the University of Thessaly in Volos, Greece and will support a...

INTELLIGENT ROAD TRANSPORT - Consulting Services under the frame of the program Intelligent Transport7/15/2007
Funded By: Corfu KTEL

i-student trip - “Integrated system for safe and secure school transportation - i student trip”3/29/2013
Funded By: GGET
I-student trip project focuses on the design and development of an integrated system ensuring safe and secure transportation to students travelling to and from their school units by: ·         Monitoring driver behavior ( speed , aggressive driving) ·         Detecting students boarding in school vehicles ·         Detecting the use of seat belts by stu...

KOMODA - Co-modality Towards optimised integrated chains in freight transport logistics1/1/2008
Funded By: Institute of Logistics and Warehousing(ILIM) http://www.komodaproject.com/
KOMODA is a European project under the Seventh Framework Programme and funded by the European Commission. It started on Jan 1 2008 and it involves a consortium of 10 organizations from several European Countries, 6 research institutions and 4 industrial companies KOMODA’s objective is to produce a roadmap, with associated action plans, to nurture an integrated e-Logistics platform by and between modes of freight transport across Europe. Such a platform must comply with a series of basic requi...

LIMES - Land/sea Integrated monitory for European security

LOGINN - Logistics Innovation Uptake10/1/2012
Funded By: FP7-EUhttp://www.loginn-project.eu
LOGINN - Logistic Innovation Uptake aims at co-ordinating and supporting RTD projects in the logistics area to improve their capabilities to bridge the gap between pilot implementation and marketable solutions. To achieve this goal LOGINN will set up a collaborative platform (the Virtual Arena) to allow the main stakeholders of the logistics domain (industry, SMEs, public authorities, investors and research organizations) to work together on promoting innovative transport logistics solutions aim...

MARPOS - MARitime POlicy Support12/1/2008
Funded By: CERTH/HITwww.marpos-project.net
MARPOS is an FP7 coordination and support action that aims at assisting the Commission in the implementation of the EU Maritime Transport Policy objectives by utilising the results of past research work in the field of Maritime Transport and related expertise from the Transport sector. It addresses the issue by consolidating and synthesizing the results of Maritime Transport research in the past two Framework Programs (FP5 and FP6) and the most recent FP7 in order to come up with a set of co...

METRONOME - A methodology for the evaluation of project impacts in the field of transport2/1/2008
Funded By: DG RTDhttp://www.vtt.fi/sites/metronome/index.jsp
The METRONOME project will firstly identify the criteria to measure the effectiveness of European transport research from three different perspectives. Industrial Competitiveness, Sustainable Development and Improving Community and Public policies. Secondly, the project will develop a methodology and produce a tool, based on the identified criteria, for the evaluation of Framework Project impacts in the field of transport. The main end user for the methodology and tool will be EC, but there is a...

MISS - Monitor Integrated Safety System1/1/2005
http://www.missproject.net/
MISS aims to develop an innovative platform to dynamically sense and predict natural and infrastructure conditions, so to improve safety and efficiency of transport operations in a multi-environmental scenario. This project wants to increase citizens and operators safety by enabling a just in time intelligent computation of an open dynamic road surveillance network and streamlining alerting tasks under the daily duty provided by clerical staff. In this way MISS will pay attention to viability...

MLS-SPECIALIZED SERVICES - MLS-Informatics SA(SPECIALIZED SERVICES, CONTROL AND ANALYSIS WITH TRAFFIC DATA).
The aim of this study is to : Provide the results of normalization, control and analysis of specific historical traffic data which will provide the MLS in HIT for 136 points from those record K.D.K.F.S. • To indicate a subset of those points on which it is suggested the MLS to receive data,and the discount rates to meet forecast traffic conditions of the basic network, the current during the duration of the traffic data. ...

Mobi-NET - Mobility Centre Network
Funded By: Intelligent Energy Europe IEEhttp://mobi-net.eu/
The Mobility Centres Network aims to create a European Network of know-how on sustainable mobility. The project is based on Mobility Centres with these purposes: Approaching the public by establishing publicly accessible Info Points; Addressing Companies (industries and services) and schools with local actions and mobility management services offered by the Info Point. Mobi-NET works on a local and on an international level, so to ensure coordinated plannin...

MOWE-IT - Management of weather events in transport system10/1/2012
Funded By: DG RTDwww.mowe-it.eu
The project examines some of the major issues currently affecting the operation of the European transport system. The recent natural disasters and extreme weather events have highlighted the need for a coordinated response, since the involved stakeholders have responded insufficiently to these challenges. The main objective of the project is to identify existing best practices and to develop methodologies for assisting transport operators, authorities and transport system users to mitigate the i...

MULTI-GATE - Multi-modal transport passenger information systems for Metropolitan - Gateways 6/1/2006
Funded By: INTERREG III B ARCHIMED
MULTIGATE is an INTERREG III B ARCHIMED project in the area of Transport passenger information systems. Main aim of the MULTI-GATE project is to investigate the impact of ICT Actions for the Passenger Transport integration of the urban environment of key travel gateways (for example, metropolitan areas), with: a) their major adjusting international transport hubs (such as airports, ports and railways stations), on the one hand and b) their regions/country’s remote mainland or island are...

OPTIMED - Design, development and test of an information system for a virtual logistics platform within the project OPTIMED5/26/2015
Funded By: Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture of Beirut and Mount Lebanon
The development of maritime transport and logistics sector in the Mediterranean still needs to be improved in order to ensure more efficient and sustainable trade relations between the northern and south-eastern shores of the Mediterranean Sea. In this context and by means of a virtual logistics platform structured around the ports of Porto Torres (Italy) and Beirut (Lebanon), the OPTIMED project aimed to promote new opportunities, facilities, tools and skills leading to the enhancement of comme...

OPTIMIZEMED - OPTIMIZING AND PROFITING BEST PRACTICES IN THE MED AREA ON FOREIGN TRADE, INTERMODAL TRANSPORT AND MARITIME SAFETY7/1/2013
Funded By: MED programme
The project aims to share the experiences and results gained through the implementation of key MED projects and other European operational programs, and spread them in order to identify new strategic initiatives and to integrate these on the current policy frameworks at different levels. The idea focuses on the realization (WP3) of a multisystem site accessible for wide variety of public and private stakeholders, based on the results of 7 MED projects that developed tools, good practices and pil...

PREVENT - “DEVELOP A TRAINING PROGRAMME TO IMPROVE WORK ZONE SAFETY”10/1/2003
Funded By: HIT/CERTHhttp://www.hit.certh.gr/prevent/
The objective of the project PREVENT “DEVELOP A TRAINING PROGRAMME TO IMPROVE WORK ZONE SAFETY” is to provide appropriate training to the main actors involved in work zone accidents: the workers and the drivers. To achieve this, PREVENT will develop dedicated and life-long vocational training schemes for highway repair and maintenance worker training personnel, and driving instructors. The ultimate goal of PREVENT is to increase safety around work zones and reduce the number or work zone related...

PROMIT - Promoting Innovative Intermodal Freight Transport3/1/2006
Funded By: EU FP6http://www.promit-project.net
PROMIT is a European Coordination Action (CA) for intermodal freight transport initiating, facilitating and supporting the coordination and cooperation of national and European initiatives, projects, promotion centres, technology providers, research institutes and user groups related to this most complex transport form. The strategic PROMIT objective is to contribute to a faster improvement and implementation of intermodal transport technologies and procedures and to help promoting intermodal lo...

PROOHF - PROtect Our Heritage from Fire5/1/2007
Funded By: INTERREG III, STRAND B ARCHIMED
Cultural Heritage Monuments (Monasteries, Museums, etc) in European Countries have a large number of invaluable treasures, artifacts, holy icons etc which attract many visitors and pilgrims from around the world. Local population in celebrations gathers in big numbers. Also, categories as elderly, kids, handicapped, participate, or live around them. Often monuments are located in isolated areas, sometimes inside forests, being in great fire risk with little or no means to respond. The over-all o...

RAIL4SEE - Rail Hub Cities for South East Europe5/1/2012
Funded By: SEE programme
South East Europe cities are the "first/last legs" of transnational transport chains. These chains consist of local, regional and transnational transport systems. On the one hand South East Europe (SEE) faces the need for transnational rail connections among rail hubs, especially on TEN-T networks and along the main intercity lines. On the other hand rail and in general public transport bound feeder lines need for upgrade, strengthening and better organisation. That calls for a multimodal integr...

REORIENT - IMPLEMENTING CHANGE IN THE EUROPEAN RAILWAY SYSTEM4/18/2005
Funded By: Institute of Transport Economics (TOI)
REORIENT is a research project funded by the 6th European Framework program, that aims to assess the process of transforming the European railways from nationally fragmented into internationally integrated rail operating systems as a consequence of the EC interoperability legislation. By so doing it will support the EU policy of balancing modal split between road and rail freight support. The project is divided in two parts. In part A, REORIENT will select two trans-European freight corridors...

RESCUE - A catastrophe RESponse and reCovery transport and logistics decision sUpport systEm
Funded By: Region of Central Macedoniahttp://www.eurescue.net
The ultimate objective and vision of the RESCUE is to develop an integrated Decision Support and Knowledge Management System that combines expert knowledge and technological solutions to help regions cope with disasters, in order to enable the European Regions to: (1) effectively share experiences and practices on how to respond to disasters, (2) develop the necessary transport and logistics tools to further complement knowledge with analytical support. Coordinating Civil Protection actions...

REVITA - Development of small and medium-sized railway stations into multipurpose local service centers5/1/2006
Funded By: INTERREG III B-CADSES

RITS-Net - Regions for Intelligent Transport Solutions Network 6/1/2013
Funded By: INTERREG IVChttp://www.rits-net.eu

RURAL-WINS - Roadmap for ICT Solutions for Rural Areas and Maritime Regions . 7/1/2002
Funded By: ISThttp://www.ruralwins.org/
This project aims to build a strategic RTD roadmap developing a Information and Communication Technologies vision which will ensure the economically and technically feasible deployment of information and communications solutions for rural areas (including also maritime regions and islands). The project will analyse: trends in technology development of equipment needed and foreseen; deployment of services which integrate the equipment; and knowledge management development which will allow the ...

SAFESPOT - Cooperative systems on road safety Smart Vehicles on Smart Roads1/1/2006

SEECP - Southeast European Cooperation Process (SEECP)11/14/2006
Funded By: Hellenic Railwayswww.seecp.gr

SEE-ITS - Intelligent Transport Systems in South East Europe10/1/2012
Funded By: South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programmehttp://www.seeits.eu
SEE-ITS is a transnational project aiming to stimulate cooperation, harmonization and interoperability between isolated Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) in South East Europe. SEE-ITS focuses on setting the framework for ITS deployment in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport based on the guidelines of the European Union’s Directive (2010/40/EU) dealing with ITS deployment. The scope of the project is to enhance the interoperable use of ITS for ...

SMART CM - Smart Container Chain Management8/1/2008
Funded By: FP7 IPwww.smart-cm.eu
SMART_CM aims to do advanced technology implementation and research in order to overhaul the complete container door-to-door transport chain so that it is more efficient, secure, market driven, and competitive. It systematically analyses current processes and systems, produces new innovative concepts for processes and technologies, and demonstrates all these in a set of 2 world scale Demonstrators covering 4 supply chain corridors. Its view, analyses, and recommendations fall in the following f...

STRAIGHTSOL - Strategies and measures for smarter urban freight solutions9/1/2011
Funded By: European Commission (FP7)
STRAIGHTSOL – Strategies and measures for smarter urban freight solutions, a research project, focusing on Urban-interurban shipments, co-funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Cooperation Work Programme Sustainable Surface Transport. The objectives of STRAIGHTSOL are threefold: 1. Develop a new impact assessment framework for measures applied to urban-interurban freight transport interfaces. 2. Support a set of innovative field demonstrations showcasing improved ...

Students Transport - Study for the optimization of the pupils’ transport system, towards the effective implementation of the envisaged School of the 21st century9/1/2010
Funded By: Ministry of Education
Every year a large fund is allotted from the Ministry of Education for the free transfer of pupils to their schools living far away. This amount has reached the 300 million Euros for 2009. The way this amount is allocated to the transport service providers has leaded to many problems and protests. Moreover, in line with the extensive endeavor for the reduction of public expenses, the need for decreasing the fund for transferring the pupils emerges, together with the restructuring of the entire ...

TEO - Study for the management of dangerous goods transportation via tunnels6/4/2007
Funded By: TEO

TRA2012 - Supporting the Transport Research Arena 2012 conference1/1/2011
Funded By: EU - DG RTD
The project will give support for organizing and promoting the Transport Research Arena 2012 in Athens. It will reinforce the scientific excellence of the conference and cement its position as the main transport research event in Europe. The fourth Transport Research Arena (TRA) will be organized in Athens, Greece, in April 2012 and supported by five stakeholder organizations; • the Conference of European Directors for Roads (CEDR), • the European Commission (EC), • the European Road Tr...

Traffic Prognosis - Development of traffic surveillance tool for congestion management of road networks6/1/2012
Funded By: GSRT
The project aims to develop a system whereby related bodies and institutions will be able to use as a management and supervisory tool that provides management capabilities for traffic congestion, presentation of traffic indicators and optimization of traffic flows in urban road networks. Key features of the tool include the ability for homogenization and use of real-time and historical data from various sources (introduction of floating car data techniques apart from traditional traffic measurin...

TRANS AID - Transfer of Knowledge in Transport Infrastructure Financing 4/26/2005
TRANS-AID is a Marie Curie TOK-DEV action, the ultimate objective of which is the reinforcement of the research potential and competence of the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BUTE) and its Department of Transport Economics in particular, in the research topic “transport infrastructure financing”. The project will give the opportunity to one of the new countries recently joined the enlarged European Union, Hungary, to develop new areas of expertise and enhance the knowledge in ...

TRANSFORUM - “Scientific forum on transport forecast validation and2/15/2004
Funded By: AVV
For stakeholders at National and European level to be fully convinced of the favorable consequences of the Common Transport Policy and actively support it, policy developments need to be based on transparent, consistent and generally accepted information, analyses and conclusions. Past and current research has developed tools for transport policy support and assessment, which will be further refined under FP6. However, to be accepted and applied, such tools need to be checked against factors...

TRANSLOGNET - TRANSportation and transport nodal points LOGistics management NETwork 1/1/2001
Funded By: T.P.Ohttp://pnet.thpa.gr/el/
TRANSLOGNET project is the result of an international consortium in the corridor of Adriatic - Ionian Seas. It is expected to study and describe the existing environment in the field of multi-modal transportation in Greece and in relation to other countries in the project. It will also contribute to a more effective integration of the European Transport Networks in the corridors of Adriatic, Ionian, and Aegean Seas. It will also provide the basic information with which to develop the architectur...

UPTUN - Low-cost durable innovative UPgrading methods for fire safety in existing TUNnels. 9/1/2002
Funded By: GROWTHhttp://www.uptun.net/
The safety of tunnels has been put in question after recent incidents with heavy tolls in terms of human lives, and with direct and indirect material losses running in the billions of Euros. The studies carried out in the aftermath of these incidents have revealed a large number of questions on tunnel safety that current knowledge cannot answer. Accidents in especially existing, or new but still non-operative, tunnels may grow to life threatening fires, caused by the fact that the applied safe...

VIAJEO - International Demonstrations of Platform for Transport Planning and Travel Information
Funded By: FP7http://www.viajeo.eu/
The VIAJEO project will design, demonstrate and validate an open platform which will be able to: support the transport operations, planning and a wide range of traveller information services; deliver dynamic information independent from the language to improve their provision of transport information and traveller services through integrated traffic data collection and management; deliver a solution that enables cross-modal journey planning, dynamic route guidance, effective payment access and i...

WEATHER - Weather extremes: Assessment of impacts on Transport Systems and Hazards for European Regions11/1/2011
Funded By: Fraunhofer - Institute for Systems and Innovation Researchhttp://www.weather-project.eu
The WEATHER project aims to at adding to the current state of knowledge on the impacts on the impacts of extreme weather events on economy and society in total and on European transport systems in particular. The project starts from the broad picture of climate scenarios and breaks them down to specific regions. Economic growth models are applied to study the impacts on economy and society and the inter-relations between transport and other sectors. The vulnerability of transport is assessed mod...

ΥΠΟΥΡΓΕΙΟ ΜΕΤΑΦΟΡΩΝ - Consultation to the Greek Ministry of Transport6/12/2002
Funded By: HELLENIC MINISTRY OF TRASPORTATION
This project aims to consult the Greek Ministry of Transport on research topics and analysis related to Thessaloniki’s transport system. ...

 
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