• 08/
    NOV 2019

    UNIFE promoted rail quality at EXPO Ferroviaria 2019

    How can Europe continue to provide the world with the best rail supply possible? UNIFE headed to Milan to share with EXPO Ferroviaria attendees how the International Rail Quality Board (IRQB) and IRIS CertificationTM are revolutionising global perceptions of our industry. At this 1-3 October conference, UNIFE joined 300 international exhibitors at Italy’s most prominent railway technology, products and systems exhibition to share the wide scope of this association’s activities. Our stand’s discussion centred on the promotion of robust railway systems as the EU experiences growing demand for rail transport.

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  • 30/
    SEP 2019

    EU manufacturers call for urgent reforms to achieve reciprocity and a level-playing field in public procurement

    Amidst discussions on the International Procurement Instrument (IPI) relaunched in Council and the hearings of Commissioners-designate taking place this week, AEGIS Europe, the industry alliance representing more than 20 key industries, today urged the EU to take a stronger stance on reciprocity and other reforms needed in the field of public procurement

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  • 17/
    SEP 2019

    Horizon Europe Programme at its crossroads! UNIFE joins a call on the European institutions to support an ambitious budget for Horizon Europe

    UNIFE is proud to be amongst the 93 European associations representing key European research & innovation stakeholders to call for an ambitious Horizon Europe Programme. The joint statement urges the European institutions to increase the budget in the next Multiannual Financial Framework for research, development and innovation (RD&I) to at least €120 billion. In order for Horizon Europe to deliver on its promises, the joint call argues for at least 60% budget share of the Horizon Europe’s total budget to be allocated to its pillar II - Global Challenges and European Industrial Competitiveness pillar.

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UNIFE Vision Paper on Urban Mobility


Urbanisation, climate change and inequality – 21st century problems demand 21st century solutions! Urban rail is the cleanest, most efficient transport option for European cities looking to tackle these grave threats. UNIFE’s new vision paper examines how metros and tramlines can transform urban communities and act as the backbone of President von der Leyen’s European Green Deal. Read more.

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