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European Industry highlights the strategic importance of collaborative research and innovation in Horizon 2020

5th & 6th November 2013 - European Industry highlights the strategic importance of collaborative research and innovation in Horizon 2020. Horizon 2020 is vital to ensuring that automotive research and innovation (R&I) continues competitively in Europe. To highlight the industry’s priorities, the European Council for Automotive R&D (EUCAR) today presented its ‘Strategic Pillars’ of automotive R&I.  EUCAR also addressed industry’s future challenges and expanded on the opportunities for strategic R&I afforded by Horizon 2020. The announcement came at the annual EUCAR reception and conference in Brussels on 5-6 November. The event which brings together top policy...
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EUCAR publishes the research and innovation priorities for the Strategic Platform of Commercial Vehicles

18th October 2013 - EUCAR publishes the research and innovation priorities for the Strategic Platform of Commercial Vehicles The Strategic Platform of Commercial Vehicles is a cross-cutting implementation domain which intersects with the three EUCAR Strategic Pillars of Research and Innovation.  Today EUCAR is publishing an Executive Summary of its R&I roadmaps in this domain, outlining the main priorities for collaborative R&I for commercial vehicles in the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme from 2014-2020.  EUCAR has compiled a strategic vision for Commercial Vehicles R&I which provides an overall objective and inspiration for relevant R&I activities: "An...
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EUCAR publishes research & innovation priorities for its third Strategic Pillar A&C

30th September 2013 - EUCAR publishes research & innovation priorities for its third Strategic Pillar "Affordability & Competitiveness" For the third of its Strategic Pillars of automotive research and innovation (R&I), "Affordability & Competitiveness", EUCAR is publishing an executive summary of its roadmaps in this domain.  The summary provides an overview of the priorities for collaborative automotive R&I for the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, planned for the period 2014 to 2020.  It sets out a strategic vision for the domain, the milestones to be reached for future industrialisation of technologies and the specific research areas of key importance. In...
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EUCAR presentation to high-level conference of Society of Automotive Engineers in Chicago

20th September 2013 - EUCAR presentation to high-level conference of Society of Automotive Engineers in Chicago Last Friday, EUCAR, represented by its Director S. Godwin, made a presentation on collaborative automotive research and innovation in Europe at the North American International Powertrain Conference in Chocago, USA.  The presentation was on the invitation of the Society of Automotive Engineers, in front of an audience of senior American automotive powertrain executives.  Also present on the panel were executives from Boeing, Nissan, Ford and the US Department of Energy, each speaking about a different aspect of collaboration within and outside the automotive...
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EUCAR publishes research & innovation priorities in “Sustainable Propulsion”

17th September 2013 - EUCAR publishes research & innovation priorities in "Sustainable Propulsion" EUCAR is publishing the second summary of its series of roadmaps for research and innovation (R&I) in Horizon 2020, for the Strategic Pillar "Sustainable Propulsion".  The summary sets out the EUCAR strategic vision for sustainable propulsion technologies, derived from the long-term objectives for industry and society, within the context of global trends.  The summary contains industrialisation milestones which set guiding objectives for the future R&I activities. The priority R&I topics in this domain are categorised in two main areas, for which EUCAR's Expert Groups...
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EUCAR highlights collaborative research and innovation priorities in “Safe & Integrated Mobility” for Horizon 2020

10th September 2013 - EUCAR highlights collaborative research and innovation priorities in "Safe & Integrated Mobility" for Horizon 2020 Today EUCAR is publishing an overview of research and innovation (R&I) priorities in the domain of "Safe & Integrated Mobility".  This domain is one of the three "Strategic Pillars" of collaborative automotive R&I that EUCAR's members consider to form the foundation for their participation in Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation. The summary highlights the strategic motivation for performing automotive R&I in this domain and sets out a EUCAR strategic vision, which provides direction and...
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