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Last update: July 23, 2014


ECTRI, the European Conference of Transport Research Institutes, is an international non-profit organisation that was founded in April 2003. Its members are 24 major transport research institutes or universities from 19 European countries. Together, they account for more than 4000 European scientific and research staff in the field of transport.

ECTRI's aim is to help build the "European Research Area" (ERA) in transport by cooperation in thematic and process oriented thematic groups, task forces, Framework Programme projects, seminars and conferences.


ECTRI celebrated its 10th Anniversary

Evening reception with speeches by high level representatives in the field of transport research

October 8th, 2013
5:30–10:00pm, Brussels

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arrow ECTRI has issued a position paper on the second H2020 Transport Workprogramme (2016-2017) which was submitted to the European Commission' services. ECTRI calls for a new guiding theme, "Towards an integrated transport system" and proposes five main areas of research for advancing an integrated transport system


arrowThe TRB 94th Annual Meeting "Corridors to the Future: Transportation and Technology" will be held in Washington D.C., USA on January 11-15, 2015. The TRB Annual Meeting program covers all transportation modes, with more than 4,500 presentations in nearly 800 sessions and workshops. A call for paper is open from June 1, 2014


arrowECTRI supports the European Transport Conference 2014 to be held in Frankfurt, Germany on September 29 – October 1, 2014.


arrow ECTRI Member FhG co-organizes the 7th ECITL Conference on November 5-7, 2014 in Dortmund, Germany. A call for papers has been launched with a deadline on July 31, 2014.


arrow FERSI together with ECTRI and other key stakeholders organize a Conference on 'Ageing and Safe Mobility' on November 27-28, 2014 at the BASt premises in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany. The registration is now open.


arrow ECTRI supports the Guide2Wear project that is granted within the ERA-NET transport flagship call initiative 2013 “Future Travelling”. It is led by ECTRI member FhG, with the direct participation of ECTRI member VTI and the interactions of ECTRI Thematic Group on Mobility. The project will be launched beginning of July 2014. The main objective of Guide2Wear is to evaluate the potential of wearable devices for future travel services.


arrow ECTRI member IFSTTAR is sponsoring the Workshop H-CPS-I 2014: Human Cyber Physical System Interaction, held in Paris, France on September 22-23.


arrow ECTRI members AIT and DLR supports the European Electric Vehicle Congress “Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles are ready: Challenges, Opportunities and Outlook” to be held in Brussels, Belgium on December 2 – 5, 2014.


arrow ECTRI member DLR organizes the 4th International Conference on Transport, Atmosphere and Climate on 22-25 June, 2015 in Bad Kohlgrub, Germany. The deadline for abstract submission is February 2015.



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Latest publications

arrow ECTRI has released its epublication on ECTRI Members in FP7 and COST projects.

arrow The latest European Transport Research Review (ETRR) publication has been issued in June, 2014.




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