Strategic Documents

ECTRI Strategy papers

ECTRI has published strategic papers defining its vision and missions in more detail since 2003. The strategic paper issued in December 2020 keeps the continuity of ECTRI’s core business, reflecting on the developments in Europe, and developing the key strategic objectives for the period 2021-2030. 

ECTRI’s Strategy Paper – December 2020

ECTRI’s Strategy Paper – November 2011

ECTRI’s Strategy Paper – September 2008

ECTRI’s Strategy Paper – English version – October 2003

ECTRI’s Strategy Paper – French version – October 2003


Other strategic publications

ETRA Terms of Reference  –  June 2017

ETRA ‘Statement of purpose and vision‘ – January 2013

ETRA ‘4 year activity plan 2013_2016‘ – January 2013

‘Creating a European Transport Research Alliance (ETRA), towards MERITE, Main European Research Initiative in surface Transport’ : Preliminary thoughts towards FP8, CIP2 and the joint programming, it also sets the scene vision and scenario, lists gaps and recommendations for the surface transport ERA and for the thematic issues at macro level. This is the first report of the FP8 Task Force composed of the Lyon Declaration signatories – Novembre 2009 (730 Ko)

The Brno Declaration: A common position on Mobility research. Document signed by ECTRI, EURNEX, FEHRL, FERSI, HUMANIST in May 2009, in Brno, Czech Republic.

Lyon Declaration – signed by ECTRI-FEHRL-FERSI-EURNEX-HUMANIST-ISN-NEARCTIS  – December 2008 (1,43 Mo)