Author Archive: EUCAR
12th March 2012 - EUCAR issues position paper on Horizon 2020 proposed rules for participation and dissemination
EUCAR welcomes the package of legislative proposals by the European Commission for Horizon 2020, the Frmwaork Programme for Research & Innovation. Today EUCAR publishes its formal position on the proposal for a regulation on the rules for participation and dissemination in Horizon 2020. This position additionally addresses some issues of simplification not formally part of the Horizon 2020 legislative structure, but of particular interest to EUCAR’s members.
The proposed rules, including the new cost model, have the potential for simplifying the administration...
Brussels, 8th & 9th November 2011 - The European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) assembled today in Autoworld, Brussels for its Annual Reception & Conference, emphasising the industry’s role in innovation and the need for enhanced automotive R&D in the future EU Framework Programme, Horizon 2020. European Commission Vice-President Siim Kallas, Commissioner for Transport addressed the opening Reception, and highlighted how R&D must support transport policy goals and European industrial competitiveness.
Paul Mascarenas, Ford Chief Technical Officer representing EUCAR’s 2011 Chairmanship highlighted the contribution of the automotive sector to Europe and...
18th July 2011 - EU Research Commissioner visits European automotive manufacturers to see research in action.
European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn made a field trip today to EUCAR, the European Council for Automotive R&D, for a demonstration of advanced vehicle technology. Automotive manufacturers showed first-hand how technologies supported by EU research funding are being developed, creating the innovations for future market launch.
Nine vehicles demonstrating advanced technology were available for display and driving at Ford’s Lommel Proving Grounds for a visit of the European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and...