Over 900 European delegates will attend this annual meeting point of transport executives from around the world to share high-tech transport insights and experiences.
The 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) will be held from 16-20 November 2008, and is organised by ITS America with the support of ITS Japan and ERTICO-ITS Europe.
ERTICO – ITS Europe is a public-private partnership for fast and effective ITS implementation in Europe. Among its activities, ERTICO coordinates development and deployment projects in which its Partners progress new ideas to improve the mobility of people and goods across Europe. ERTICO’s project activities typically focus on developing enabling technology and common technical and business solutions to important ITS services. Standardisation plays an important role in all of ERTICO’s activities to ensure provision of common interfaces and protocols, and minimum quality standards. To promote effective implementation of already advanced technologies and services, ERTICO provides fora for relevant stakeholders to discuss imminent steps to ensure successful market introduction.
All ERTICO initiatives are fully Partner-driven and seek to deploy ITS technologies Europe-wide and beyond in order to reap the full societal and commercial benefits.
Hermann Meyer, CEO of ERTICO-ITS Europe is convinced that high-tech and ICT based transport systems offer an unprecedented opportunity to tackle major societal issues: “Intelligent Transport Systems and Services can achieve intelligent, co-modal mobility, saving lives, saving time and protecting the environment”.
ERTICO’s vision is of a European transport system which is safer, more efficient, more sustainable and more secure than today. Through its multi-stakeholder partnership, ERTICO is working towards the implementation of Intelligent Mobility in Europe with
The ITS market faces enormous challenges: Meyer comments: “Technologies need to come to maturity, impact assessments need to be carried out to show the real benefits of such systems, proper investments need to be made in the right technologies, and last but not least, people need to be informed and understand the great potential of these high-tech systems, in order to create a true mass market for efficient, safe and more comfortable transport solutions.”
The continuing goal of the World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) is to promote awareness and deployment of ITS technologies and services. ITS enables people to make transport choices that save lives, time, and money. With a focus on practical deployment, as well as on education and innovation, the ITS World Congress enhances our ability to work together to provide users of the world’s transport systems new levels of safety, reliability, convenience, accessibility, and choice.
Ariane Brusselmans | alfa
Tool helps cities to plan electric bus routes, and calculate the benefits
09.01.2017 | International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
Realistic training for extreme flight conditions
28.12.2016 | Technical University of Munich (TUM)
In the field of nanoscience, an international team of physicists with participants from Konstanz has achieved a breakthrough in understanding heat transport
Cells need to repair damaged DNA in our genes to prevent the development of cancer and other diseases. Our cells therefore activate and send “repair-proteins”...
The Fraunhofer IWS Dresden and Technische Universität Dresden inaugurated their jointly operated Center for Additive Manufacturing Dresden (AMCD) with a festive ceremony on February 7, 2017. Scientists from various disciplines perform research on materials, additive manufacturing processes and innovative technologies, which build up components in a layer by layer process. This technology opens up new horizons for component design and combinations of functions. For example during fabrication, electrical conductors and sensors are already able to be additively manufactured into components. They provide information about stress conditions of a product during operation.
The 3D-printing technology, or additive manufacturing as it is often called, has long made the step out of scientific research laboratories into industrial...
Nature does amazing things with limited design materials. Grass, for example, can support its own weight, resist strong wind loads, and recover after being...
Nanometer-scale magnetic perforated grids could create new possibilities for computing. Together with international colleagues, scientists from the Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) have shown how a cobalt grid can be reliably programmed at room temperature. In addition they discovered that for every hole ("antidot") three magnetic states can be configured. The results have been published in the journal "Scientific Reports".
Physicist Dr. Rantej Bali from the HZDR, together with scientists from Singapore and Australia, designed a special grid structure in a thin layer of cobalt in...
13.02.2017 | Event News
10.02.2017 | Event News
09.02.2017 | Event News
24.02.2017 | Life Sciences
24.02.2017 | Life Sciences
24.02.2017 | Trade Fair News