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13.10.2009 00:10
Bojan Leben elected as new FEC Chairman and two new FEC members appointed

The 21st FEHRL General Assembly, which took place in Budabest, Hungary, on October 8th and 9th 2009, has elected Bojan Leben (ZAG) as the new FEC Chairman.  Mr. Leban will be taking over for Mr. Govert Sweere who served as FEC Chairman since 2006. Martin Pipa (CDV) and Sandra Erkens (DVS) have also be elected to join the Executive Committee. All of the newly elected members will serve on the FEC for a three-year term.


13.10.2009 00:10
FHWA become an Associate of FEHRL
FHWAFEHRL is proud to welcome the FHWA as an Associate of FEHRL. Another important step in FEHRL’s international cooperation, this now brings a total of three international Associate members. Strong support with their application was sponsored by LCPC, CDV and DVS Rijkswaterstaat. The active participation will be ensured through the Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center (TFHRC).

05.10.2009 00:10
Air Quality Alongside Motorways Conference - November 25th and 26th 2009

Five years of air quality research have yielded a vast amount of knowledge on both the impact of several mitigation measures, as well as suitable air quality measuring methods. On November 25th and 26th 2009 the Air Quality Innovation Programme will present the results of five years of research at a dedicated international conference in Rotterdam - The Netherlands. To register and for more information, please click here.


25.09.2009 00:09
Public consultation on Community innovation policy

European Commission18 September – 16 November 2009:  The Communication Reviewing Community innovation policy in a changing world” presents an assessment of the achievements and shortcomings in implementing Community policies in support of innovation in recent years. Together with a series of more detailed Commission staff working papers, it serves as an input to the preparation of a new European innovation plan, as called for by the European Council.


21.09.2009 00:09
New NPRA secondee at FEHRL

FEHRL Secretariat welcomes Kjersti Wike from NPRA, Norway, to the FEHRL Office. She started her 2-month secondment in mid-September, 2009. Kjersti will mainly be working on an internal FEHRL project,  a survey of Transfer of Knowledge among European Research Institutes. The main focus will be to analyse the effect and added value of international R&D activity and cooperation on a European level, examining best-practice in knowledge transfer. The project will end on May 31, 2010.


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