Welcome to the European Council for Automotive R&D

This website presents the European automotive industry perspectives on the need for research in light of future challenges based on a vision of products and services for the transport of people and goods on the road network which provide improved safety, energy-efficiency, environmental compatibility and affordability. This website also presents the European Council for... [LEARN MORE ABOUT EUCAR]

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EUCAR highlights key recommendations for the content and procedure of the 2016/2017 work programmes of Horizon 2020

04 Nov 2014 - Brussels, Belgium - EUCAR 2014 Reception. © Bernal Revert

Brussels, 14 January 2015 - EUCAR highlights key recommendations for the content and procedure of the 2016/2017 work programmes of Horizon 2020  EUCAR has issued its recommendations for the research and innovation content of the next work programmes of Horizon 2020 (for 2016 and 2017) directly to the European Commission. In addition we have issued a short paper highlighting some constructive recommendations for enhancing the procedures for future calls and work programmes.  In particular these are geared towards accelerating the process for starting Horizon 2020 projects and increasing their capacity to support future innovation in the automotive industry.  Recommendations for...
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Automobile manufacturers demonstrate the value of the European Framework Programmes in fostering industrial innovation

05 Nov 2014 - Brussels, Belgium - EUCAR 2014 conference. © Bernal Revert

Brussels, 5 November 2014 - Automobile manufacturers demonstrate the value of the European Framework Programmes in fostering industrial innovation at the 20th anniversary conference of EUCAR EUCAR, the European Council for Automotive R&D, marked 20 years since its founding in 1994. Through exhibits and experts’ presentations, EUCAR demonstrated explicitly how projects co-funded by the EU Framework Programmes have contributed to innovation in the automotive sector. Such innovations have helped support growth and jobs in the sector and contributed to meeting societal goals, such as reduction in CO2 and exhaust emissions as well as consistent improvement in road safety. Robert-Jan...
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EUCAR publishes its model consortium agreement for Horizon 2020

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11th June 2014 - EUCAR publishes its model consortium agreement for Horizon 2020 EUCAR's model consortium agreement has been employed by EUCAR members and other entities in a large number of European co-funded projects.  It forms a solid legal basis for the partnership between beneficiaries and is adapted according to need depending on individual project criteria. Today EUCAR publishes a new version of its model consortium agreement compatible with the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme for Research and Innovation and its model grant agreement.  The model consortium agreement was developed by EUCAR's Legal Group, comprising senior legal experts from the members, along with the EUCAR...
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