january, 2020

13jan4:00 pm6:30 pmMatchmaking eventFind your project partner(s) for the ERA-NET cofund urban accessibility and connectivity

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Matchmaking event: find your project partner(s) for the ERA-NET cofund urban accessibility and connectivity

JPI Urban Europe, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Embassy of Sweden in Washington are pleased to invite you to a transnational matchmaking event where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the upcoming call on Urban Accessibility and Connectivity, get acquainted with fellow resarchers and stakeholders and explore the possibilities for developing a joint proposal to be submitted in this call.

The event takes place in connection to the annual Transportation Research Board (TRB) Meeting, 12-16 January 2020 in Washington. A forum that attracts more than 13 000 professionals from around the world with sessions of interest to policy makers, practitioners, researchers, representatives of gorvernment, industry and academic institutions.

Agenda

15.30 – 16.00 Registration and coffee

16.00 – 16.30 Welcome addresses and introduction

Embassy of Sweden, JPI Urban Europe and the National Science Foundation

Introduction to call and Q&A

16.30 – 18.15 Matchmaking!

Participants will choose a group based on their preferences of call topic. Each group will then follow an interactive process where participants create, test, evaluate and give feedback to generated prototypes with the mission to develop project proposals and start the formation of consortia

18.15 – 18.30 Plenary discussion and reflection

18.30 Networking with drinks and snacks

ABOUT THE CALL

The ERA-NET Cofund Urban Accessibility and Con- nectivity, planned to open in December 2019/ January 2020, aims at creating and testing new solutions and approaches for sustainable urban mobility. With this shared ambition, 16 countries are pooling resources to implement a series of calls for research and innovation projects as well as accompanying measures to create highest impact. The joint calls and actions will focus on measures to improve urban accessibility and connectivity for all groups of society while moving towards more sustainable urban mobility systems.

Projects within this call are expected to be co-cre- ative and have strong stakeholder participation al- ready from the start. The research should be based on actual urban challenges and the results should lead to new approaches, tools, instruments, insights and knowledge that will bring stakeholders closer to sustainable urban accessibility and connectivity.

The project results are expected to make a clear contribution to the realisation of relevant urban, regional, national and European transport policy objectives that can help cities, urban residents, communities, businesses and institutions make the most use of new developments in urban mobility.

Time

(Monday) 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm EST

Location

House of Sweden, Washington DC, USA

2900 K Str NW

Organizer

JPI Urban Europe, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Embassy of Sweden in Washington

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