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Innovation driven Collaborative European Inland Waterways Transport Network

Objective

IW-NET will deliver a multimodal optimisation process across the EU Transport System, increasing the modal share of IWT and supporting the EC’s ambitions to reduce transport GHG emissions by two thirds by 2050. Enablers for sustainable infrastructure management and innovative vessels will support an efficient and competitive IWT sector addressing infrastructure bottlenecks, insufficient IT integration along the chain and slow adoption of technologies such as new vessel types, alternative fuels, automation, IoT, machine learning. The Living Lab will apply user-centered application scenarios in important TEN-T corridors demonstrating and evaluating the impacts in simulations and tests covering technological, organisational, legal, economical, ecological, and safety/security issues:
1) Digitalisation: optimised planning of barge operations serving dense urban areas with predictive demand routing (Brussels-Antwerp-Courtrai-Lille-Valenciennes); data driven optimisation on navigability in uncertain water conditions (Danube).
2) Sustainable Infrastructure and Intelligent Traffic Management: lock forecasting reducing uncertainty in voyage planning; lock planning; management of fairway sections where encounters are prohibited; berth planning with mandatory shore power supply and other services (hinterland of Bremerhaven via Weser/Mittelland Canal).
3) Innovative vessels: new barge designs fitting corridor conditions and target markets: barges with a high degree of automation for urban distribution (East Flanders-Ghent); new barge for push boats capable with low/high water levels optimising capacities (Danube from Austria to Romania); use of GALILEO services for advanced driver assistance like guidance, bridge height warning and automatic lock entering (Spree-Oder waterway close to Berlin).

Accompanying activities are stakeholder engagement, capacity building, and the delivery of a European IWT development roadmap with policy recommendations for increasing the IWT share.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/sustainable economy
  • /social sciences/sociology/industrial relations/automation
  • /social sciences/sociology/governance/public services
  • /social sciences/social and economic geography/transport

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2019-TwoStages
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Funding Scheme

RIA - Research and Innovation action

Coordinator

INSTITUT FUR SEEVERKEHRSWIRTSCHAFT UND LOGISTIK
Address
Universitatsallee 11-13
28359 Bremen
Germany
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 1 179 125

Participants (25)

INLECOM GROUP
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 866 375
Address
Square De Meeus 38
1050 Bruxelles
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BLUE LINE LOGISTICS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 125 000
Address
Georges Capiaulei 4
2950 Kapellen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INSTITUTE OF COMMUNICATION AND COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Greece
EU contribution
€ 270 000
Address
Patission Str. 42
10682 Athina
Activity type
Research Organisations
MULTITEL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 398 750
Address
Rue Pierre Et Marie Curie 2
7000 Mons
Activity type
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITE POLYTECHNIQUE HAUTS-DE-FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 331 250
Address
Le Mont Houy
59313 Valenciennes Cedex 9
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUTO TECNOLOGICO DE ARAGON
Spain
EU contribution
€ 200 000
Address
Maria De Luna 8
50018 Zaragoza
Activity type
Research Organisations
EUROPEAN INLAND WATERWAY TRANSPORT(IWT) PLATFORM
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 172 500
Address
Kunstlaan 56
1000 Brussel
Activity type
Other
FH OO FORSCHUNGS & ENTWICKLUNGS GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 411 250
Address
Roseggerstrasse 15
4600 Wels
Activity type
Research Organisations
AIT AUSTRIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 176 400
Address
Giefinggasse 4
1210 Wien
Activity type
Research Organisations
SKILLZ - STRATEGIE, BERATUNG, BETEILIGUNG GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 102 500
Address
Urselbrunnengasse Parzelle 124
1100 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TTS (TRANSPORT TRADE SERVICES) GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 93 750
Address
Lagerstrasse 1 5 Stiege 2 Top 8
2103 Langenzersdorf
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NAVROM SHIPYARD SRL
Romania
EU contribution
€ 102 500
Address
Strada Portului 54
800211 Galati
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VLTN GCV
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 173 750
Address
Welvaartstraat 33B
2000 Antwerpen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEW GENERATION SENSORS SRL
Italy
EU contribution
€ 146 875
Address
Via Gioacchino Volpe 12
56121 Pisa
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NOTHEGGER TRANSPORT LOGISTIK GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 102 500
Address
Niedersee 12
6393 St. Ulrich Am Pillersee
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 255 000
Address
Linder Hoehe
51147 Koeln
Activity type
Research Organisations
ALBERDING GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 195 000
Address
Schmiedestrasse 2
15745 Wildau
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
KONNECTA SYSTEMS LIMITED
Ireland
EU contribution
€ 212 500
Address
Core B, Block 71, The Plaza Park West
12 Dublin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
STICHTING SMART FREIGHT CENTRE
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 295 000
Address
Keizersgracht 560
1017 EM Amsterdam
Activity type
Other
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 642 625
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
OPLEIDINGSCENTRUM VOOR HOUT EN BOUW VZW
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 825 000
Address
Kippendonkstraat 7
9850 Deinze
Activity type
Research Organisations
DE HAVEN VAN BRUSSEL
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 280 000
Address
Redersplein 6
1000 Brussel
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
ANZBOCK RICHARD
Austria
EU contribution
€ 142 500
Address
Gugitzgasse 8 29
1190 Wien
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IT-OPTICS
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 172 500
Address
Blvd Initialis 28
7000 Mons
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BREMENPORTS GMBH & CO KG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 430 083,75
Address
Hafenstr 49
28217 Bremen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)