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The overall objective of the INCRIS project was to ensure that the cooperation capacities of the Ukraine's leading road research centre, the Shulgin State Road Research Institute (DNDI), were reinforced to both foster its integration into the European Research Area (ERA) and improve road infrastructure in the Ukraine through joint research. The project aimed to establish strategic partnerships between DNDI and EU road research centres to facilitate knowledge sharing. The INCRIS project has also help DNDI to set up joint research programmes through networking and strengthen the ability of Ukrainian researchers to take part in future FP7-funded research projects through training on project management, accompanied by the secondment of DNDI staff to the Brussels office of the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories (FEHRL)

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8-9
Oct

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Welcome to a research workshop on Social sustainability and just mobility, 8–9 October 2019 in Linköping, Sweden
16-18
Oct

European Road Profile User's Group, ERPUG

Welcome to the sixth ERPUG meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. 
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Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region

The second Vision Zero for Sustainable Road Safety in the Baltic Sea Region conference will be held in Tallinn, Estonia. VTI is part of the programme committee. 

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