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1 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 1 Meeting with National Contact Points Brussels, 16/10/02 SIXTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME SIXTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME FOR RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION ACTIVITIES DG TREN activities in Priority 6 Massimo MINA Directorate-General for Energy and Transport

2 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 2 u Green Paper u Green Paper “Towards a European strategy for the security of energy supply”, and u White Paper u White Paper “European transport policy for 2010: time to decide” DG TREN policy priorities

3 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 3 Factors contributing to ‘unsustainability’ u Growing dependence on imported fossil fuels u Inability to curb rising energy and transport demand u Congestion of the transport system u Inexorable growth in demand for oil in transport and growing CO2 emissions

4 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 4 Structure of FP6 a)Focusing & Integrating Community Research u life sciences, genomics and biotechnology for health u information society technologies u nano-technologies, intelligent materials, production u aeronautics and space u food safety and health risks u sustainable development, global change & ecosystems u citizens and governance 9 anticipating needs (policy support, INCO, SME, JRC, etc.) b) Structuring the ERA research & innovation, human resources, infrastructures, science & society c) Strengthening the Foundations of ERA co-ordination of research activities, development of research policies

5 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 5 Structure of FP6

6 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 6 uPriority 6.1 Sustainable energy systems 810 M€ - DG TREN: 405 M€ uPriority 8 Policy support 555 M€ - DG TREN: 20 M€ Energy research in...

7 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 7 l 6.1.i Research activities having an impact in the short and medium term (managed by DG TREN) - 50% l 6.1.i Research activities having an impact in the medium and long term (managed by DG RTD) - 50% Priority 6.1 Sustainable energy systems

8 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 8 Characteristics of Short Term Activities

9 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 9 l 6.1.i Research activities having an impact in the short and medium term: 1. Clean energy, in particular renewable energy sources and their integration in the energy system, including storage, distribution and use 2. Energy savings and energy efficiency, including those to be achieved through the use of renewable raw materials 3. Alternative motor fuels Priority 6.1 Sustainable energy systems

10 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 10 1/3 Clean energy, in particular renewable energy sources and their integration in the energy systems, including storage, distribution and use u Cost effective supply of renewable energies u Large scale integration of renewable energy sources and energy efficiency

11 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 11 2/3 Energy savings and energy efficiency, including those to be achieved through the use of renewable raw materials u Eco-buildings l High energy performance buildings/communities u Polygeneration l Electricity, heat and cold from: è conventional energy sources è FC, H 2 and other alternative energy sources l Optimisation of decentralised generation

12 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 12 3/3 Alternative motor fuels u Focus on bio-fuels, natural gas and H 2 u Some topics: l Large scale integration of alternative fuels in transport system l Cost-effective and safe storage of alternative fuels l Strategies and tools to monitor and stimulate demand l Strategies for integrated city-wide packages of measures (see CIVITAS)

13 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 13 uPriority 4 Aeronautics & Space 1075 M€ - DG TREN: 190 M€ uPriority 6.2 Sustainable surface Transport. 610 M€ - DG TREN: 165 M€ uPriority 8 Policy support 555 M€ - DG TREN: 20 M€ Transport research in...

14 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 14 l 6.2.i Developing environmentally friendly transport systems and means of transport : 1. New technologies and concepts for all surface transport modes (road, rail and waterborne) 2. Advanced design and production techniques l 6.2.ii Making surface transport safer, more effective and more competitive : 3. Re-balancing and integrating different modes of transport 4. Increasing road, rail and waterborne safety and avoiding traffic congestion Priority 6.2 Sustainable surface transport

15 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 15 u Gradually break the link between growth of transport and economic growth, principally in three ways: l shift the balance of transport modes l eliminate bottlenecks l place users at the heart of transport policy Objectives of the White Paper

16 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 16 1/3 Re-balancing and integrating Transport modes u Interoperability of the European railway system P6-II-3 u Safe, efficient and interoperable waterborne transportP6-II-3,4, P6-I-1 u Intermodal transport and logisticsP6-I-3

17 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 17 2/3 Placing the user at the heart of the transport system u Integrated road safety strategiesP6-II-4 u GALILEO applicationsP4 u Clean urban transportP6-I-1 u Transport securityP6-II-4+P8

18 Directorate-General for Energy and Transport European Commission FP6 - Slide 18 3/3 Contributing to eliminate bottlenecks u Unblocking the skyP4 u Integrating intelligent transport systems P6-II-4


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