ELIPTIC holds first User Forum workshop in Berlin
Public transport operators, authorities and cities met on 13 November in Berlin to discuss the needs and requirements for optimizing electric public transport in the ELIPTIC User Forum.
This first workshop served as an introduction to the ELIPTIC project and brought together participants seen as frontrunners in electric public transport. Via the User Forum, the ELIPTIC project will follow the progress made in these cities and will enlarge the assessment and validation of the ELIPTIC concepts and results.
The workshop started with a welcome note and department presentation by the host, Technical University of Berlin, delivered by Prof. Dietmar Goehlich. In the run up to the workshop, all...
ELIPTIC holds partner meeting and local workshops in Leipzig and Eberswalde
Between 9 – 12 November 2015, the ELIPTIC partners came together for a succesful consortium meeting in Leipzig, Germany. In addition, two ELIPTIC local technical workshops were organised in conjunction with the 10-11 November partner meeting, namely on 9 November 2015 in Leipzig and on 12 November in Eberswalde.
Eleven twin cities selected to join ELIPTIC
A call was widely circulated in August and September to select the ELIPTIC “Twin cities” in addition to the eleven partner cities already in the project. Out of over 22 applications, the ELIPTIC Project Management Group selected 11 to join ELIPTIC as twin cities.
ELIPTIC 'Twinning’ fund deadline extended
The ELIPTIC project has extended the deadline for applications for its 'twinning' fund to Friday 18 September. The ELIPTIC twinning fund aims at supporting the take-up of ELIPTIC’s sustainable measures with regard to electrification of public transport in European cities and supporting the transfer of measures from ELIPTIC partner cities to eleven ‘twin’ cities. Co-funding of up to 100% is available to successful applicants and a maximum amount of €15,000 per applicant. Applications may be submitted by individual or teams of organisations.
The ELIPTIC twinning fund offers two different take-up levels and activities, which range from inspirational - such as workshops and study tours - to...
ELIPTIC call for twinning cities open
The ELIPTIC twinning fund aims at supporting the take-up of ELIPTIC’s sustainable measures with regard toelectrification of public transport in European cities. The twinning fund is a financing mechanism within the ELIPTIC project which aims to support the transfer of measures from ELIPTIC partner cities to ‘twin’ cities. Co-funding of up to 100% is available to successful applicants and a maximum amount of €15,000 per applicant. Applications may be submitted by individual or teams of organisations.
The ELIPTIC twinning fund offers two different take-up levels and activities, which range from inspirational - such as workshops and study tours - to small-scale study activities. The selected...
ELIPTIC project kicks off: optimising existing electric infrastructure and rolling stock
Electrification of public transport in cities (ELIPTIC), a Research and Innovation action funded under the Horizon 2020 Work Programme, kicked-off on 2-3 June in Brussels. The aim of ELIPTIC is to develop new use concepts and business cases to optimise existing electric infrastructure and rolling stock, saving both money and energy. ELIPTIC will advocate electric public transport sector at the political level and help develop political support for the electrification of public transport across Europe.
ELIPTIC will look at three thematic pillars: