• 21/
    JUN 2018

    Time for the rail industry, the European Institutions and Member States to maintain Europe’s leading role in the world rail market

    http://www.unex.net/More than 220 leaders of the European rail industry gathered in Warsaw for the 27th UNIFE General Assembly. This year's edition was the opportunity for EU rail suppliers and decision-makers to address together the current challenges that  the industry must face. Participants recognised both the strategic importance of the manufacturing sector and the need to act without any delay to ensure that European rail manufacturing companies keep their global leadership in a context of growing and fierce international competition.

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  • 06/
    JUN 2018

    EU support for developing rail transport in Croatia: current opportunities and future perspectives

    2018 is a decisive year during which the European Institutions and Member States will negotiate the long-term EU budget for the 2021-2027 period. The so-called Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) will set the financial envelopes and future architecture of European programmes that support investments in transport projects – be it through the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) or through the Cohesion policy (ERDF/Cohesion Fund) – or that support Research & Innovation efforts in the rail sector (through the new Horizon Europe programme).

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  • 01/
    JUN 2018

    ERRAC - Election of a new Chairman from UNIFE 

    On 16 May, ERRAC (the European Rail Research Advisory Council) met with the rail European Technology Platform (ETP) in a plenary session in Brussels. Keynote speeches from DG MOVE and DG Research were given, focusing on the next European Research Framework Programme (Horizon Europe), as well as the current state of play with the Shift2Rail programme and the potential of a future rail JU (S2R 2.0).

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2017 UNIFE Annual Report

04/02/2018

The UNIFE Annual Report reviews our activities in 2017, focusing on areas ranging from industrial policy, trade, R&D, to ERTMS, IRIS Certification, and advocating at the political level for better regulation and investment in favour of rail. Read more

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