• Thursday, \ 7, 2019
  • 10:00 - 11:30
  • Memo
  • Ravezzi 1 Room South Hall

Organized by: Ecomondo Scientific Technical Committee and EASME - European Commission                                   


Transport sector affects environment, climate and human health. In particular, urban mobility accounts for 40 % of all CO2 emissions of road transport and up to 70 % of other pollutants (mainly NO2, PM, ground-level ozone) from transport. Increasing demand for urban mobility is creating a situation that is not sustainable: severe congestion, poor air quality, noise emissions and high levels of CO2 emissions.

Efficient and effective urban transport can significantly contribute to achieving objectives in a wide range of policy domains for which the EU has an established competence, for example: energy dependency, air quality, climate change, socio-economic objectives. The main elements of the strategy include increasing the efficiency of the transport system by making the most of digital technologies (e.g. smart pricing, vehicles sharing), speeding up the deployment of low-emission alternative energy for transport (e.g. advanced biofuels, renewable electricity), moving towards zero-emission vehicles.

The success of policies and policy objectives that have been agreed at EU level depends on actions taken by national, regional and local authorities.

The Executive Agency for SMEs (EASME) largely supports sustainable mobility throughout all its funding mechanism managed on behalf of the European Commission, namely LIFE, H2020, COSME, EMFF and EIC. As for the LIFE programme, it supports around 180 projects on sustainable transport, amounting to about 350 million euros. They target the reduction of air and noise pollution as well as CO2 emissions.



10.00-10.15 Update on main policies and EASME support
Mario Lionetti, EASME

10.15–10.30 Innovative sharing solutions for full electric travels in small and medium size urban areas (I-SharE LIFE)
Augusto De Castro, FNM Group

10.30–10.45 Circular Economy Business Models for innovative hybrid and electric mobility through advanced reuse and remanufacturing technologies and services (CarE-Service)
Nicoletta Picone, CNR-STIIMA

10.45-11.00 New Mobility in Friuli Venezia Giulia (NOEMIX)

11.00-11.15 Global system for Sustainable TRAffic emissions management (LIFE GySTRA)
Dolores Hidalgo, CARTIF

11.15- 11.30 - Q&A