The HERMES project aims to develop closer and more effective communication between researchers working in the field of transport technologies in the EU, and their counterparts around the world by facilitating the exchange of information and developing a framework for long term collaboration.
The project has established a common portal for accessing information from databases of past and ongoing research projects worldwide:
Read a short article about international collaboration opinions from Mr Alessandro Damiani (Head of Unit, European Commission DG RTD), Mr Stephen Godwin (Director, Studies and Special Programs of the TRB) and Dr George Kotsikos (Newrail, Newcastle University, HERMES project coordinator)....read more
The HERMES Project is funded by the European Commission under the Framework 7 Programme and will run for 27 months from November 2011 to February 2014. The aim is to create a portal for transport research databases worldwide.