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Multi-modal transport systems

This research topic covers areas such as

  • safe, secure, sustainable, intelligent, integrated, connected and interoperable low carbon transport systems
  • intelligent transportation systems
  • E-mobility, clean (low carbon), accessible and safe new generation of vehicles
  • autonomous vehicles and navigation systems
  • Unmanned Aircraft Systems (incl. drones)
  • transport services and accessibility of prioritised areas (incl. for persons of reduced mobility) and urban mobility
  • consumer participation in transport system development
  • testing methodologies and pre-standardisation work for Heavy Duty Vehicle emissions, real driving emissions, low emission vehicle standards
  • measurement and analysis of transport R&I to shape transport policy
  • transport modelling

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