Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Transport Working Group.

Transport WG Leader

Leader

Marcus Göpfert

Stuttgart Region

Françoise Guaspare

Leader

Françoise Guaspare

Ile-de-France Europe

Francisco Vigalondo

Leader

Francisco Vigalondo

Aragón Exterior

Transport

The Working Group promotes cooperation and facilitates dialogue between regions in the field of transport, mobility and logistics as well as with the EU institutions to raise awareness of the regional and local dimension of the thematic area. The group fosters discussion on new developments in EU policy and facilitates project development and participation in European projects.

ERRIN Contact

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

transport WG

Second Transport WG Brainstorming coffee meeting on the upcoming Horizon Europe calls, cluster 5, destinations 2, 5 and 6

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

After the interest you have demonstrated in Horizon Europe, we are organising this second brainstorming coffee meeting on 21 April from 9:00 to 10:00 to discuss your regional priorities related to

transport WG

Transport WG Brainstorming coffee meeting on the upcoming Horizon Europe calls, cluster 5, destinations 2, 5 and 6

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

After the interest you have demonstrated during our first Transport WG event on Horizon Europe, we are organising this brainstorming coffee meeting on 31 March from 9:00 to 10:00 to discuss your 

transport WG

Transport WG meeting on the revision of the Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive

Gaia Ialisa Marotta

The Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Directive (AFID) was adopted in 2014 to encourage the development of alternative fuel filling stations and charging points in EU countries. It required the Member

WG Events

WG Events

European Week of Regions and Cities 2021

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place as a mostly digital event this October under the theme 'Together for Recovery.' Apply to become an event partner by 26 March 2021.

Horizon Europe info-days

The European Commission has announced the first edition of the Horizon Europe info-days, which will take place over 10 days, divided into nine themes. From 28 June to 9 July 2021, the event will give prospective applicants insight into the novelties, main funding instruments and processes of Horizon Europe.

European Research and Innovation Days 2021

The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days will take place as an online event this coming June.

ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2021

Welcome to ERRIN Spring Annual General Meeting 2021!  Taking place on 22 June just before the EU R&I Days, it will provide a great opportunity to exchange on the role and contribution of regional and local research and innovation ecosystems in the EU. The Spring AGM will also be a very special occasion as this year marks 20 years of ERRIN.

ERRIN dialogue with European Commission on the Starfish Mission

ERRIN and the European Commission are preparing for a dialogue on the role of regional and local actors in the Mission Area: Healthy Oceans, Seas, Coastal and Inland Waters. Members and their relevant stakeholders are invited to take part in the active discussion, which will include two breakout sessions focused on the 'area-based lighthouse demonstrators' described in the Mission proposal. 

New Urban Mobility Initiative: Five consultation workshops for stakeholders in June

The European Commission is working on a new EU urban mobility framework to support Member States, regions and cities as they develop safe, accessible, inclusive, smart, resilient and zero-emission urban mobility. Within the framework of the consultation process on its new initiative, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Mobility and Transport is organising five consultation workshops on topics of interest for stakeholders and the public.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ETMA, POLIS & UITP Statement on future EU legislation on integrated ticketing/MaaS/ ITS directive revision

EMTA, POLIS and UITP have produced a joint statement expressing their views and expectations regarding a future legislative initiative on integrated ticketing in the framework of the revision of the ITS Directive.

ERRIN opinion on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Guidelines

Adoption of the ERRIN opinion on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Guidelines.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

Erasmus+ Center of Vocational Excellence on alternative fuels and transport is searching for partners

Educational-Center Ringkøbing-Skjern's, Denmark (UCRS) vision is to create a European Ecosystem of skills within green energy for vehicles by establishing a triangle of knowledge involving vocational education and training, auto industry partners (auto repair shops and vehicles manufacturers) and research partners. Our ambition is to identify and develop a skill set to ensure the successful roll-out of alternative fuels in the mobility sector for vehicles to the consumer.

EU consultation: New EU urban mobility framework roadmap

The EC has recently published its new urban mobility framework roadmap, open for consultation until 25 May. Feedback will be taken into account for further development and fine-tuning of the initiative.

Digital Green Certificate proposed to facilitate safe free movement

The European Commission is proposing the creation of a Digital Green Certificate in order to facilitate safe free movement inside the EU during the pandemic.

New ERRIN project "RECIPROCITY" to foster replication of innovative mobility concepts across Europe

ERRIN has become a partner in a Horizon 2020 funded project "Replication of innovative concepts for peri-urban, rural or inner-city mobility" (RECIPROCITY), where it will lead the activities on sharing and replicating policy and regulation.

Ten new European Partnerships proposed to fast-forward green and digital transitions

The European Commission has proposed to establish ten new European Partnerships between the European Union, Member States and/or the industry with the aim of speeding up the twin transitions.

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

Main Horizon Europe work programme adopted

The European Commission has adopted the main work programme of Horizon Europe for the period 2021-2022. The programme outlines the objectives and topic areas that will receive a share of €14.7 billion in funding.

  • By Ida Nielsen

Erasmus+ Center of Vocational Excellence on alternative fuels and transport is searching for partners

Educational-Center Ringkøbing-Skjern's, Denmark (UCRS) vision is to create a European Ecosystem of skills within green energy for vehicles by establishing a triangle of knowledge involving vocational education and training, auto industry partners (auto repair shops and vehicles manufacturers) and research partners. Our ambition is to identify and develop a skill set to ensure the successful roll-out of alternative fuels in the mobility sector for vehicles to the consumer.

  • By Mikael Vainio

Sohjoa Last Mile Survey - the obstacles of automated public transport in the European Single Market

Feedback is sought on automated public transport obstacles in the European single market. The survey results will be used in the Sohjoa Last Mile research project and answers will be processed anonymously. The aim of the Sohjoa Last Mile project is to promote the development of autonomous public transport and improve the first and last mile passenger experience of urban transport in particular.

  • By Heidi Johansson

Call for successful co-creation projects and activities

ERRIN, as a partner in the MOSAIC project, is collecting successful examples of co-creation projects or activities, which can be used as reference in the MOSAIC project’s research work around co-creation as Open Innovation. The deadline for submissions is Friday 14th May.

  • By Hilary Webb

Call for input - Dialogue with European Commission on Mission Starfish 2030

ERRIN is organising an informal discussion together with the European Commission on the Mission area: healthy oceans, seas, coastal and inland waters with a particular focus on exploring the proposed 'area-based lighthouse demonstrators'. Ahead of the dialogue, ERRIN members are invited to provide input.

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

EU consultation: New EU urban mobility framework roadmap

The EC has recently published its new urban mobility framework roadmap, open for consultation until 25 May. Feedback will be taken into account for further development and fine-tuning of the initiative.