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European Training Network on Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures.

European Training Network on Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures.

Objective

Sustainable Multi-functional Automated Resilient Transport Infrastructures ETN, will bring together a stimulating platform where the stakeholders of the transport infrastructure sector will work alongside world-wide experts in smartening of systems (developers of high-tech sensors, advanced monitoring equipment, automated structures, etc.,) with direct support from the roads, railways and airports managers. This environment will enable talented graduates to conceive the transport infrastructure network of the future and will provide them with world-wide extended training in each of the four pillars supporting the SMARTI vision: designed to last by maximising recycling and minimizing impact (Sustainable), conceived not for transport purposes only and towards optimisation of land use (Multi-functional), equipped for communicating with managers and users, to allow a more intuitive use and a simplified management (Automated), built to be adaptable to natural and anthropogenic hazards (Resilient). The consortium will combine and share expertise to offer advanced scientific training structured into network-wide thematic taught modules combined with original research supported by secondments that will expose fellows to both academia and industry and will also allow them with the possibility to be award with Doctoratus Europeus. The training programme will be enriched by specific modules to support job creation by enabling the fellows with business, entrepreneurship, communication, project management and other transferrable skills. A tailored Dissemination strategy will evaluate the variety of channels and means appropriate to allow the fellows to be prepared and successful in reaching both scientific and larger public audiences. As a result, SMARTI ETN will create a new generation of highly-skilled and appealing professionals that will be in great demand in this rapidly expanding field and will benefit Europe and developing countries
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Coordinator

THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

Address

University Park
Ng7 2rd Nottingham

United Kingdom

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 1 093 151,52

Participants (8)

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INSTITUT FRANCAIS DES SCIENCES ET TECHNOLOGIES DES TRANSPORTS, DE L'AMENAGEMENT ET DES RESEAUX

France

EU Contribution

€ 525 751,20

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PALERMO

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 1 032 245,28

UNIVERSIDAD DE GRANADA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 247 872,96

POLITECNICO DI MILANO

Italy

EIFFAGE INFRASTRUCTURES GESTION ET DEVELOPPEMENT

France

EU Contribution

€ 262 875,60

AECOM INFRASTRUCTURE & ENVIRONMENT UK LIMITED

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 273 287,88

GAVIN AND DOHERTY GEOSOLUTIONS LTD

Ireland

EU Contribution

€ 265 674,60

DYNATEST INTERNATIONAL AS

Denmark

EU Contribution

€ 290 081,88

Partners (19)

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AI3P

Senceive ltd

Piezonix llc

GHT Photonics Srl

ELAB Srl

GREENDELTA GMBH

FIP Industriale Spa

REPSOL SA

THE CHANCELLOR, MASTERS AND SCHOLARS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD

University of California

ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE

Hong Kong Polytechnique University

University of Newcastle

HIGHWAYS ENGLAND COMPANY LTD

Oriol Serio International Airport

Conference of European Directors of Roads

SMART TRANSPORTATION ALLIANCE

CARDNO IT Transport

Cognitive Media

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 721493

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 March 2017

  • End date

    28 February 2021

Funded under:

H2020-EU.1.3.1.

  • Overall budget:

    € 3 990 940,92

  • EU contribution

    € 3 990 940,92

Coordinated by:

THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

United Kingdom