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

Ebba Bjerkander

Leader

Ebba Bjerkander

Central Sweden European Office

Transport

The main objectives of this Working Group are to stimulate cooperation between regions and with the different Directorates - General of the European Commission working on Transport, Mobility & Logistics innovation in order to raise awareness of the regional and local dimension in these areas and their potential for growth and employment and to facilitate project development within the area of regional capacity building in the framework of the Smart Specialisation Strategies.

ERRIN Contact

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Transport WG

Financing the future of mobility

Anna Tranberg

Having identified the collective need for “a healthy planet as our greatest challenge and responsibility”, the President–elect, Ms von der Leyen proposed bolder emissions targets, with a reduction of

Transport WG

EWRC: The integration of the new mobility services in public transport

Anonymous

In the frame of European Week of Regions and Cities 2019, ERRIN network (Transport Working Group) together with POLIS network is organising a conference on new mobility services. The theme will be

WG Events

WG Events

The future of rail transport for European regions: challenges and perspectives beyond 2020

The initiative “The future of rail transport for European regions: challenges and perspectives beyond 2020” will be held on 18 December, from 9:00 to 12:30, at Emilia-Romagna Delegation premises – rue Montoyer 21, Brussels. By bringing together European institutions, networks and logistics experts and stakeholders, the workshop aims at fostering a discussion on policies and instrument to strengthen rail freight transport in the light of the new programming period 2021-2027 and to present the intermodal cluster of Emilia Romagna Region ER.I.C. promoted by the Emilia Romagna Region with eight…

Financing the future of mobility

Having identified the collective need for “a healthy planet as our greatest challenge and responsibility”, the President–elect, Ms von der Leyen proposed bolder emissions targets, with a reduction of 50% to 55% by 2030 and committed to submit a plan for a “Green Deal for Europe” and a European Climate Law within her first 100 days in office. She also announced plans for sustainable European investment, also through the partial conversion of EIB funds into a “climate bank”, to provide €1 trillion in investments within a decade. The Future Mobility targets projects in the transport sector…

Automated and Connected Mobility

A collaborative event between the Ministry of Economy, Transport and Innovation of Hamburg, ITS Hamburg 2021 and the Hanse-Office on automated and connected mobility is to take place this December.  Hamburg has already initiated various pilot projects in regards to new forms of mobility. This event, which is part of a series of talks, hopes to facilitate discussions among stakeholders about opportunites and challenges when it comes to preparing urban spaces as testbeds for automated mobility. Registration is required, which you can do by emailing events@hanse-office.de by 30 November 2019.…

Northern Netherlands in Transition Working Conference

The decision by the Dutch government to stop extracting natural gas from the Groningen gas field will have major economic implications for the Northern Netherlands. To tackle these challenges, the four largest Northern cities have started a trajectory with theJoint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC). The main goal of this trajectory is  to develop a concrete Action Roadmap that prepares the Northern economy and labour market for the upcoming energy transition.   To help us draft this Roadmap, we have invited experts from regions that faced similar economic transitions to…

Sustainable Maritime Transport

Sustainable Maritime Transport: status quo, implications of the Green Deal and the presentation of a one of a kind project aiming to develop the world’s first emission-free high-speed boats for public transport. Mid-Norway European Office have the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar on sustainable maritime transport. Speakers include the Head of Unit for Innovation and Research in DG MOVE, Robert Missen, Mission of Norway to the EU’s Counsellor for Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Tymon Bugajski, Aviation & Shipping Campaigner for Transport & Environment, Dr. Lucy Gilliam and…

Workshop on alternative fuels for road transport – PICASO project

IMDEA energy, as part of the national PICASO project, have organised a workshop that discusses the use of alternative fuels in the Spanish transport sector. With an aim to develop sustainable transport systems the workshop will be attended by researchers from IMDEA energy as well as representatives from the Ministry of Ecological Transition, REPSOL, Nedgia and the National Hydrogen Centre. The event will take place 26th November at IMDEA energy in Madrid.  For more information about this event please see the attached agenda and follow this link. 

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Commission sets out draft guidelines for CEF2 Digital programme

The European Commission has published a non-paper detailing potential orientations and implementation guidelines for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF2) Digital programme.  The aim of CEF2 Digital is to catalyse investment in digital connectivity infrastructures during the 2021-2027 period, so that Europe can benefit from individuals, institutions and businesses' increased access to Gigabit networks.  The deployment of high-capcity networks, including uninterrupted 5G, high-quality wireless Internet in local communities and the cross-border projects supporting digital platforms in the…

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

Today the European Commission is presenting the ‘European Green Deal’ in the European Parliament. The deal, presented by President Ursula von der Leyen and Frans Timmermans, is pitched to be a response to the challenges of climate change and a bid to make Europe the first climate-neutral continent by 2050. It is also an integral part of the Commission’s strategy to implement the UN 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals. One of the goals is to mobilise European research and foster innovation. The ambitious deal lays out plans for caring for the continent’s natural capacity while…

EIT selects winning innovation partnerships in Urban Mobility and Manufacturing

The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) has announced the winning teams that will set up Innovation Communities: EIT Manufacturing and EIT Urban Mobility. These two pan-European partnerships will bring Europe’s innovators together to create a better and more sustainable future for citizens. The winning teams: MOBiLus – The winner of EIT Urban Mobility   More information is available here: http://bit.ly/EIT_UrbMoFact Made by Europe –  The winner of EIT Manufacturing More information is available here: http://bit.ly/EIT_ManuFact Further information is available at the EIT’s…

"More EU Budget for Transport" coalition is looking for supporters!

Do you believe that without strong EU investment in transport, the EU plan to create well-working & zero-carbon transport across the EU will not materialise? Do you think that the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) for Transport budget should increase in the period 2021-2027? Then sign the petition and join "More EU Budget for Transport: The best investment plan for Europe​", a coalition of transport organisations, authorities, cities, industries calling for more investment in clean and modern transport with a view to creating a clean, safe and well-working accessible transport system. If…

European Review of Regional Logistics 4-2017

Open ENLoCC, the European Network of Regional Logistics Competence Centers, has launched the attached newest issue of its quarterly “European Review of Regional Logistics”. It supplies information about the European logistics trends and initiatives, with an eye to their consequences for the regions of Europe. Topics of this issue include: ZAILOG: Knowledge for Intermodal Transport. Interporto Verona Quadrante. Hellenic Institute of Transport: Transforming supply chain innovation into results. Dynamic management of loading bays for urban last mile deliveries. Rail freight corridor interrupted…

Latest Updates

  • By Aki Ishiwa

The future of rail transport for European regions: challenges and perspectives beyond 2020

The Emilia Romagna region is bringing institutions, networks, logistics experts and stakeholders together to foster discussions on rail freight transport policies.

  • By Anna Tranberg

Financing the future of mobility

Having identified the collective need for “a healthy planet as our greatest challenge and responsibility”, the President–elect, Ms von der Leyen proposed bolder emissions targets, with a reduction of 50% to 55% by 2030 and committed to submit a plan for a “Green Deal for Europe” and a European Climate Law within her first 100 days in office.

  • By Hilary Webb

European Commission unveils European Green Deal

The European Commission presents its European Green Deal ahead of a debate in the European Parliament.

  • By Hilary Webb

Commission sets out draft guidelines for CEF2 Digital programme

The European Commission has published a non-paper detailing potential orientations and implementation guidelines for the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF2) Digital programme. 

  • By Hilary Webb

Automated and Connected Mobility

This December the Hanse-Office will host an event on automated and connected mobility.

  • By Pieter Faber

Northern Netherlands in Transition Working Conference

The decision by the Dutch government to stop extracting natural gas from the Groningen gas
field
will have major economic implications for the Northern Netherlands. To tackle these
challenges, the four largest Northern cities have started a trajectory with the