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Workshop Invitation: “The Future of Electric Public Transport” | Brussels, 12 March 2013 | Only few places left – register today

08.03.2013

Join us for the TROLLEY Research and Innovation Roadmap - Workshop & Presentation

12 March 2013 |11:45 – 19:30

 

Saxon State Ministry of Justice and for European Affairs |Saxony Liaison Office Brussels
Av. D’Auderghem 67 | B-1040 Brussels

 

Organized by: TROLLEY Project – Promoting electric public transport | A project of the INTERREG IVB CENTRAL EUROPE Programme

 

Everyone interested in the future of electric public transport is invited to join the workshop as well as the following round table discussion and networking reception. Participation is free of charge.

 

More information and the detailed agenda can be downloaded from the news section of the TROLLEY homepage

 

Please note, that registration is needed. Please confirm your participation via e-mail to Dennis Priester by sending him an e-mail: d.priester[at]rupprecht-consult.eu

 

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Background information:


While significant research efforts are underway to develop and to demonstrate innovative electric bus concepts across Europe in real life contexts, trolleybuses offer a stable technology that is proven even in unfavourable conditions. Also, trolleybuses are improving their image due to attractive new vehicles being developed by mainly medium-sized European manufacturers.

 

At the same time, very concrete research needs are emerging from a stakeholder consultation process that the TROLLEY project is currently completing with the aim of developing a Trolleybus Innovation and Research Agenda in order to exploit the high potential of advanced trolleybus systems as a readily available technology to support the implementation of European transport policy.

 

Results of this stakeholder consultation will be presented on 12 March 2013 in Brussels by the TROLLEY project outlining research and innovation areas that should be considered by the European Union in future research, innovation and demonstration programmes. You are also welcome to join the subsequent round table discussion and the networking reception in the evening.