To everyone in THE ISSUE Consortium: I write this article following the close of THE ISSUE Final Conference in Brussels. It was wonderful to see everyone once again. It was an enjoyable and a fitting way to celebrate what it has meant to be part of THE ISSUE.
H2020, the new framework program for Research and Innovation of the European Commission, has been launched for the period 2014-2020. Among the several opportunities offered to SMEs within this large program, one brand new tool looks particularly promising: the SME instrument.
The conference, convened by the Italian EU Presidency and the European Commission, will gather researchers, stakeholders, transport professionals and policy makers from the different transport modes, to assess the future needs for transport safety, and identify priorities for research...