ALLIANCE started!

A new project on sustainable transport interchanges commenced on January 1st 2016, financed by the European Union under the HORIZON 2020 Research and Innovation Programme.

ALLIANCE aims at developing advanced research and higher education institution in the field of smart interconnecting sustainable transport networks in Latvia, by linking the Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TTI) with two internationally recognized research entities, University of Thessaly (UTH), Greece and Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (Fraunhofer), Germany. Close collaboration of TTI with UTH and Fraunhofer will enable the achievement of the project’s goals through several activities, including the organization of young researchers’ seminars, workshops and training schools, the development of an educational programme for PhD and post-doctorate students, the facilitation of short-term staff exchanges with the aim of international collaboration, the creation of an educational platform as an on-line tool for continuing education distance learning and knowledge sharing, etc.