News

  • 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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  • 03/
    MAY 2018

    UNIFE Participated in TRA 2018 in Vienna

    The 7th European Transport Research Conference (TRA) took place in Vienna from 16 to 19 April 2018. Under the heading of “A digital Era for Transport: solutions for society, economy and environment”, TRA 2018 was an opportunity to explore, discuss and demonstrate these major paradigm shifts that are specifically directed at important areas of our lives, such as transport, mobility, logistics and industrial production.

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  • 21/
    MAR 2018

    UNIFE recognised as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues

    UNIFE has been recognised by the European Commission as a Partner Organisation for EU Gateway | Business Avenues. This flagship initiative run by the EU builds on over 25 years of successful experience helping European companies establish long-lasting business collaborations in Japan and Asia.

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