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09 | 07 | 2014

SHIFT²RAIL officially launched alongside other Horizon2020 JTIs at the European Commission’s launch event in Brussels

SHIFT²RAIL officially launched alongside other Horizon2020 JTIs at the European Commission’s launch event in Brussels

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso greeted CEOs and leadership of seven public private partnerships set up under the EU’s new research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020. The seven PPPs: Bio-based Industries, Clean Sky 2, Electronic Components and Systems, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen 2, Innovative Medicines Initiative 2, SESAR, and SHIFT²RAIL.

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07 | 07 | 2014

SECURE-ED - Bucharest Demonstration 22 July 2014

SECURE-ED - Bucharest Demonstration 22 July 2014

We would like to invite you to the latest SECUR-ED demonstration event taking place in Bucharest, Romania on 22nd July. This is an exclusive opportunity for getting a close-look into the work being done by the EU-funded consortium supporting rail operators in improving safety and security for everyone who uses and works on the network.  

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26 | 06 | 2014

CER and UNIFE call for a Transport Pillar within the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

CER and UNIFE call for a Transport Pillar within the 2030 Framework for Climate and Energy Policies

CER and UNIFE encourage the Member States to consider a transport dimension for the post 2020 climate and energy policies ahead of the European Council that will take place on 26-27 June.

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25 | 06 | 2014

EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement negotiations: UNIFE calls for more progress on the One-Year Package on railway procurement

EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement negotiations: UNIFE calls for more progress on the One-Year Package on railway procurement

On the day of the EU Trade Policy Committee and in the progress review of negotiations on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) by Member States, the European Rail Industry Association (UNIFE) wishes to reiterate the importance of achieving a level playing field between the EU and Japanese rail markets.

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24 | 06 | 2014

CER and UNIFE call for agreement on Technical Pillar under Italian Presidency

CER and UNIFE call for agreement on Technical Pillar under Italian Presidency

On 1 July, the Italian Presidency will start its work taking over from Greece. CER Executive Director Libor Lochman and UNIFE Director General Philippe Citroën are looking forward to working with the Presidency and wish them a successful period.

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16 | 06 | 2014

EU Council officially adopts the SHIFT²RAIL Regulation; the Joint Undertaking for Rail Research is now a reality

EU Council officially adopts the SHIFT²RAIL Regulation; the Joint Undertaking for Rail Research is now a reality

UNIFE—the European Rail Industry Association, on behalf of the 125 organisations promoting the SHIFT²RAIL initiative, lauds the Council of the European Union’s final adoption of the Regulation establishing the SHIFT²RAIL Joint Undertaking. Following the positive opinions released by both the European Economic and Social Committee and the European Parliament in March and April this year, this final Council’s adoption marks the end of the legislative process and the beginning of a truly new era for rail research and innovation in Europe.

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