European Conference H2020RTR – Results from road transport research in H2020 projects

On 29 and 30 March 2022, ERTRAC, EGVIAfor2Zero, CCAM and the European Commission services organised the H2020RTR21 Conference. In this event, road transport research stakeholders presented the results and achievements of research projects funded under Horizon 2020.

In the opening, Rosalinde Van Der Vlies, Director Clean Planet, EC DG RTD, Herald Ruijters, Director Investment, Innovative & Sustainable Transport, EC DG MOVE, Stephan Neugebauer, Director Global Research Cooperation, BMW and ERTRAC & EGVIAfor2Zero Chair, Armin Gräter, Leader Digitalisation and Automated Driving, BMW Group and CCAM Association Chair, and Dirk Beckers, Director European Climate, CINEA emphasised the relevance of the EU research programmes for the European Green Deal.

The conference programme (here) covered an excellent overview of the progress made in the different R&I areas of road transport, such as Green Vehicles, Urban Mobility, Logistics, Intelligent Transport Systems, Safety, and Automated Road Transport. These include the EUCAR projects SAFELiMOVE, ASSURED, SOLUTIONSplus, ICT4CART, 3beLiEVe, OSCCAR, INCIT-EV, VISION-xEV, DOMUS, AEROFLEX, LONGRUN, NEMO, L3Pilot, ENSEMBLE, HEADSTART and GHOST, with EUCAR members driving automotive research and innovation.