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.

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.

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.

Horizon Europe Matchmaking event: Clusters 5 and 6 (part II)

ERRIN, together with the Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian EU networks FINN-EU, Horizon Sustainable Oslo Region and Horizon Mid-Norway is organising a tailored, virtual matchmaking event to assist public actors, research communities, businesses and NGOs in finding the right match for upcoming calls in clusters 5 and 6 of Horizon Europe. The registration is now open!

Regions in Recovery - Global e-festival

This summer the Regions in Recovery e-festival will welcome researchers and policymakers to discuss subjects under themes related to the re-emergence of regions and cities following the pandemic. 

Horizon Europe Matchmaking event: Clusters 5 and 6 (part I)

ERRIN, together with the Research Council of Norway and the Norwegian EU networks FINN-EU, Horizon Sustainable Oslo Region and Horizon Mid-Norway, is organising a tailored, virtual matchmaking event to assist public actors, research communities, businesses and NGOs in finding the right match for upcoming calls in clusters 5 and 6 of Horizon Europe. The registration is now open!

Role of maritime clusters in the green recovery: Blue Growth WG workshop at EMD 2021

ERRIN's Blue Growth Working Group will lead a stakeholder workshop during the 2021 edition of European Maritime Day. The workshop will address the role of maritime clusters in the green recovery.

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

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.

Now available: ERRIN priorities 2021 and Working Groups annual plans

Every year ERRIN defines workstreams to guide its work throughout the coming 12 months, closely linking to its core missions and indicating the crucial interests towards the EU R&I agenda. 

2021 kicks off with new R&I opportunities and the 20th anniversary of ERRIN

2021 marks a start of the new EU financial period that comes with new programmes, instruments and actions. Taking full advantage of those new opportunities for regions and regional innovation ecosystems is one of our key priorities this year.

Latest Updates

  • By Gaia Ialisa Marotta

Green Deal call: Green airports and ports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility

Express your interest in becoming potential partner for the Green Deal call: Green airports and ports as multimodal hubs for sustainable and smart mobility LC-GD-5-1-2020 (area: Sustainable and smart mobility)

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN-driven project facilitation for the European Green Deal Call

The European Green Deal (EGD) call has spurred a strong interest amongst the ERRIN membership. Gear up for an ERRIN-driven project facilitation process for the European Green Deal Call!

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

European Green Deal call launched

The European Commission has launched the Horizon 2020-funded European Green Deal Call which addresses the biggest climate issues and aims to protect the ecosystems and biodiversity.

  • By Hilary Webb

Consultation: Sustainable and smart mobility strategy

As the Commission strives to reach the EU Green Deal target of reducing transport-related greenhouse gas emissions by 90% by 2050, it has opened a consultation on its sustainable and smart mobility strategy.

  • By Hilary Webb

Built4People R&I Partnership – call for inputs

ERRIN is calling for members from different working groups to form a taskforce aimed at providing inputs on the Built4People R&I Partnership under Horizon Europe.

  • By Hilary Webb

Regional public adminstrations sought to support ERRIN in 'EU Platform for Regions' proposal

ERRIN has been invited to join a preparatory action proposal (Ref CNECT/2020/3855382) to establish a pan-European tool (‘the EU Platform for Regions’) that facilitates the uptake and use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data by regional and local public administrations across Europe. ERRIN is looking for regional public administrations from all over Europe that could support ERRIN in the implementation of the actions as consortium partners.