ВТУ "Тодор Каблешков"

National Research Promotional Meeting for Further Cooperation in Surface Transport

On 4 May 2010 the Todor Kableshkov University of Transport organized National Research Promotional Meeting in the field of surface transport within the work program of the FP project TransBonus (Transport EU-Western Balkan Network for Training, Support and Promotion of Cooperation in FP7 Research Activities). The aim of the event was not only to promote the creative potential of academic institutions and researchers, but also to discuss ideas of joint projects with users from the transport sector to develop innovation products, technologies and services.

The meeting was opened by the Rector of the Todor Kableshkov University of Transport Prof. Petar Kolev, DSc who underlined the significance of the university as a leading research institution in the field of transport.

The participants in the National Meeting shared their project ideas and discuss the possibilities to activate cooperation in research and research results implementation in practice. The organizers of the event informed the attending researchers, users and policy-makers on the condition of the Call for Pre-Proposals announced within the TransBonus project as well as the thematic priorities expected within the next FP7 call in the trend of surface transport.