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EUCAR issues its recommendations for Mobility and Transport in the Eighth Framework Programme

16th November 2010 - EUCAR issues its recommendations for Mobility and Transport in the Eighth Framework Programme EUCAR has issued a new position paper on Mobility and Transport as a Priority Theme in the Eighth Research Framework Programme, complementing its general paper on FP8 issued in April 2010.  The paper recognises mobility and transport of people and goods as one the great achievements of mankind, whereby securing its sustainable future is essential for social and economic development.  Ensuring sustainable mobility and transport should therefore be recognised as one of the Grand Societal Challenges for Europe, requiring the application of dedicated attention and resources of...
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EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on “Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes”.

1st September 2010 - EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on "Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes". EUCAR participated today in the European Parliament Hearing on "Simplifying the implementation of the Research Framework Programmes", represented by Professor Jürgen Leohold, EUCAR Chairman in 2009 and Executive Director of Group Research Volkswagen. The hearing was hosted by MEP Maria da Graça Carvalho, former Minister of Science & Higher Education in Portugal, who is the draftsperson of the Parliament's own report on simplification. Professor Leohold presented six main topics on behalf of EUCAR: reducing bureaucracy; the use...
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