EU Neighbourhood Countries Conference- workshop in MIIT, Moscow


The European Network Rail Research Excellence (EURNEX Assoc.) and Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT) organized a one and a half day Conference – Workshop in Moscow on December 5/6, 2012.

The objective of the meeting was to discuss the transport research interests and current policies in the countries of the region of Russia, CIS, Black Sea & Balkan countries, the difficulties that exist in participating in EU transport research programmes (and research in general), the potential for future improvements, and the recommendations that could be made to improve the access of research Organisations from the countries concerned to EU research programmes. At the same time participants of the workshop were provided with the most recent information concerning the current transport policies as well as the plans for the next EU research framework programme for the period 2014-2020 the so called “Horizon 2020” programme.

Invitation, Draft Agenda and Questions for discussion are attached.

For more information please contact:
Prof. Vladimir P. Solovyev
Moscow State University of Railway Engineering (MIIT)
Academic Secretary of Scientific Council