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JOANNEUM RESEARCH becomes a member of the European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC)

DIGITAL uses its competences in the field of mobility to help shape the research priorities in the field of rail at European level.

European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC)
JOANNEUM RESEARCH becomes a member of the European Rail Research Advisory Council (ERRAC)

 

 

ERRAC was set up in 2001 with the ambitious goal of creating a single European body with both the competence and capability to help revitalise the European rail sector and make it more competitive, by fostering increased innovation and guiding research efforts at European level.

Within ERRAC, all major rail stakeholders are gathered. ERRAC comprises of 45 representatives from each of the major European rail research stakeholders: manufacturers, operators, infrastructure managers, the European Commission, EU Member States, academics and users’ groups. ERRAC covers all forms of rail transport: from conventional, high speed and freight applications to urban and regional services.

Dr. Matthias Rüther, head of the DIGITAL research group „Machine Vision Applications“, represents JOANNEUM RESEARCH.