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Future of Surface Road Transport European Resarch

Objective

"The FOSTER-ROAD project will support the European Technology Platform ERTRAC (the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council) to create and implement the needed research and innovation strategies for a sustainable and competitive European road transport system. Linking all relevant stakeholders FOSTER-ROAD will provide the consensus-based plans and roadmaps addressing the key societal, environmental, economic and technological challenges in areas such as road transport safety, urban mobility, long distance freight transport, global competitiveness and all issues related to energy and environment.
The FOSTER-ROAD activities include project monitoring, strategic research agendas, business case models and innovation plans, coordination of research on European and national level. They include multi-modal issues as well as comprehensive dissemination activities.
Overall it can be stated that FOSTER-ROAD provides the best opportunity to maintain, strengthen and widen the activities to further develop the multi-stakeholder road transport research area, for the high-quality research of societal and industrial relevance in Europe."
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Coordinator

AVL LIST GMBH

Address

Hans-List-Platz 1
8020 Graz

Austria

Activity type

Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)

EU Contribution

€ 594 108

Administrative Contact

Ines Vock (Mrs.)

Participants (16)

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ARISTOTELIO PANEPISTIMIO THESSALONIKIS

Greece

EU Contribution

€ 35 000

CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT SCPA

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 135 495

CONCAWE IVZW

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 69 690

CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 96 975

EUROPEAN ROAD TRANSPORT TELEMATICS IMPLEMENTATION COORDINATION ORGANISATION - INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT SYSTEMS & SERVICES EUROPE

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 49 360

FORUM DES LABORATOIRES NATIONAUX EUROPEENS DE RECHERCHE ROUTIERE

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 132 099

FUNDACION AIC AUTOMOTIVE INTELLIGENCE CENTER FUNDAZIOA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 26 392

POLIS - PROMOTION OF OPERATIONAL LINKS WITH INTEGRATED SERVICES, ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONALE

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 164 919

RENAULT SAS

France

EU Contribution

€ 84 799

RICARDO CONSULTING ENGINEERS LIMITED

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 71 375

ROBERT BOSCH GMBH

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 56 850

SCANIA CV AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 51 500

UNION INTERNATIONALE DES TRANSPORTS PUBLICS

Belgium

EU Contribution

€ 33 769

VALEO SA

France

EU Contribution

€ 77 180

VOLKSWAGEN AG

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 156 942

VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB

Sweden

EU Contribution

€ 145 821

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 605339

Status

Closed project

  • Start date

    1 March 2013

  • End date

    31 December 2016

Funded under:

FP7-TRANSPORT

  • Overall budget:

    € 2 008 982,57

  • EU contribution

    € 1 982 274

Coordinated by:

AVL LIST GMBH

Austria