TRA VISIONS 2018 invites Young and Senior researchers from all over Europe to submit innovative transport concepts.
The European-funded competition TRA VISIONS 2018 has started its ideation phase. Young and senior researchers throughout Europe are invited to submit innovative concepts on future transport matters until the end of October 2017 in order to enhance efficient and sustainable transport and mobility of people and goods.
The senior research competition aimed is aimed at senior researchers involved in EU-funded projects, which will identify and acknowledge leaders that generate impactful research in transport across EU. Winners will receive awards from EC representatives and have the opportunity to present their work on an international stage.
The young research competition awards prize money sponsored by industry to BSc, MSc and PhD students from all over Europe who present project ideas in the field of transport.
The deadline for a first short abstract for students is 30th June 2017. Following this, participants are requested to develop and submit their full idea by 30th October 2017 where they need to provide a report, a short presentation and a project poster accompanied by an optional short video.
The submission phase will be followed by an Evaluation of Ideas period during which a judging panel comprising experts from universities, research institutes and industry will determine which are the top three ideas per transport mode (road, rail, waterborne and cross-modality).
The final winner of the competition will be awarded during a prestigious award ceremony at the Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference 2018 in Vienna on 16-19 April 2018.