ITS World Congress News: ERTICO and ITS China Launch ITS JIC

The China-Europe ITS Joint Innovation Centre, an initiative co-founded by ERTICO ITS-Europe and ITS China, launched on 19 September on day three of the 25th ITS World Congress in Copenhagen.

ITS China and ERTICO ITS-Europe are establishing the China-Europe ITS Joint Innovation Centre as an accelerator for cooperation between industries, authorities and research institutes from Europe and China. The goal of the Centre is to foster co-operation to accelerate the development of ITS in Europe and China.

The China-Europe ITS Joint Innovation Centre will focus on areas including:
• Connected and automated driving;
• Mobility as a Service;
• Smart cities;
• Freight transport and logistics.

The objectives of the China-Europe ITS Joint Innovation Centre will be achieved through the active promotion of cooperation activities between the member companies of ITS China and ERTICO. These will include:
• Promotion of ITS standards;
• Creation of co-operation projects;
• Exchange of know-how;
• Organising networking events and site visits in Europe and China.

ERTICO Partners can express their interest in joining the China-Europe ITS Joint Innovation Centre by contacting Sophie Henkel at s.henkel@mail.ertico.com

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