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The PUT in Europe's Rail JU Partnership

Accelerating the development and innovation of technologies and operational solutions in the railway industry - is the main goal of Europe's Rail JU Partnership (Joint European Railway Undertaking). Scientists from the Poznan University of Technology (Faculty of Civil and Transport Engineering and Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy) will also participate in the project.

A meeting inaugurating the participation of the PKP S.A’s research and development ecosystem in 4 flagship projects of Europe's Rail JU Partnership under the Horizon Europe programme (2021-2027) was held in Warsaw. The Poznan University of Technology was represented by: prof. Jacek Pielecha, Dean of the Faculty of Civil and Transport Engineering, prof. Katarzyna Rzeszut, director of the Building Institute (WILiT) and Krzysztof Łowczowski, PhD from the Institute of Electrical Power Engineering (WIŚiE).

Founding members of Europe's Rail JU partnership: Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias (ADIF), Alstom Transport SA, ANGELRAIL consortium led by MER MEC S.p.A, AŽD Praha s.r.o, Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles, S.A. (CAF), Asociación Centro Tecnológico CEIT, České dráhy, a.s., Deutsche Bahn AG, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR), European Smart Green Rail Joint Venture (eSGR JV), represented by Centro de Estudios de Materiales y Control de Obra S.A (CEMOSA), Faiveley Transport SAS, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane S.p.A. (FS), Hitachi Rail STS S.p.A., INDRA SISTEMAS S.A & PATENTES TALGO S.L.U., Jernbanedirektorate (Norwegian Rail Directorate), Knorr-Bremse Systems für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH, Österreichische Bundesbahnen-Holding Aktiengesellschaft (ÖBB-Holding AG), Polskie Koleje Państwowe S.A., ProRail B.V. & NS Groep N.V., Société nationale SNCF, société anonyme, Strukton Rail Nederland B.V., THALES SIX GTS France SAS, Trafikverket, voestalpine Railway Systems GmbH

Polish partners: AGH University of Science and Technology, Central Communication Port sp. z o.o., Infrabyte sp. z o.o., Road and Bridge Research Institute, Lukasiewicz Research Network, Railway Institute, Lodz Agglomeration Railway sp. z o.o., State Vocational University of Ignacy Mościcki in Ciechanow, PKP Energetyka S.A., PKP Informatyka sp. z o.o., Poznan University of Technology, Military University of Technology, International Union of Railways,

The Institute of Building Engineering (Faculty of Civil and Transport Engineering) together with the Institute of Electric Power Engineering (Faculty of Environmental Engineering and Energy) represent the Poznan University of Technology in two flagship projects: FP3 IAM4RAIL - Holistic and Integrated Asset Management for Europe's Rail System and FP4 Rail4EARTH – Sustainable and green rail systems