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Fourth Newsletter online now 1780 1089 Foreseeproject

Fourth Newsletter online now

We hope you enjoy this issue of our e-newsletter which features a spotlight on the impact of the Storm Alex on roads and bridges in Europe with notes from RINA and Telespazio UK. We also take stock of our hugely successful Joint Virtual Workshop with PANOPTS, SAFEWAY and RESIST as well as our well-attended Stakeholder…

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European Conference #2020RTR gives to resilient infrastructure a relevant role 910 640 Foreseeproject

European Conference #2020RTR gives to resilient infrastructure a relevant role

On the 30th November and 1st December, the European Commission together with ERTRAC and EGVIA organised the 4rd edition of the H2020RTR, an annual event to display results from road transport research in H2020 projects. The online conference was divided in several sessions grouping projects with similar objectives and areas including urban mobility, ITS, logistics,…

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Sharing knowledge on Resilient Infrastructure from R&I EU Projects 1278 715 Foreseeproject

Sharing knowledge on Resilient Infrastructure from R&I EU Projects

On the 10th November, the webinar co-organised by H2020 funded FORESEE, RESIST, PANOPSIS and SAFEWAY displayed a full picture of the current status of the research in resilient infrastructure at EU level including not only technical developments but also describing the policy background. In words of the European Commission, resilience stands as the horizontal element…

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SRG Workshop on adaptation measures for resilient transport infrastructures: new materials and systems 150 150 Foreseeproject

SRG Workshop on adaptation measures for resilient transport infrastructures: new materials and systems

SRG Workshop on adaptation measures for resilient transport infrastructures: new materials and systems On the 27th October, the FORESEE Stakeholder Reference Group organised the 2nd Workshop “Adaptation measures for resilient transport infrastructures New materials and systems” gathering 44 international experts, 35 members of the consortium and 1 representative from INEA. During this meeting, participants shared…

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Team-up with RESIST, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS projects 1280 900 Foreseeproject

Team-up with RESIST, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS projects

On the 10th November, four H2020 collaborative projects (RESIST, FORESEE, SAFEWAY and PANOPTIS) will organise an online workshop on transport infrastructure resilience under extreme natural and man-made events (severe weather conditions, flooding, human accidents, landslides, etc). The European Commission, through the Executive Agency INEA, has set as priority to ensure free movement of goods and people under those critical…

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Stakeholders’ Reference Group Workshop on 27 October 1280 853 Foreseeproject

Stakeholders’ Reference Group Workshop on 27 October

On 27 October, the Stakeholders’ Reference Group of FORESEE will organise a second workshop focussing on new materials and systems towards resilient transport infrastructures. The objective of this workshop is to discuss how those elements can serve as potential adaptation measures to mitigate climate change and manmade-threats in transport infrastructures (railways and roads), improving their…

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Activation of the FORESEE standardization roadmap 1280 853 Foreseeproject

Activation of the FORESEE standardization roadmap

As part of the pre-standarisation roadmap, ETH Zurich has been invited to introduce FORESEE in several standardisation meetings at CEN and ISO levels since June. The main interest of the European and International Technical Committees relies on how the project is developing guidelines to measure and set targets for the levels of service and resilience…

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New study in Spain on high temperatures impacting the railway network 1280 853 Foreseeproject

New study in Spain on high temperatures impacting the railway network

The potential impacts of temperatures on the Spanish railway network (16.000 km) are analysed in terms of average track buckling failures until 2100. The approach addresses the frequency of future buckling events considering the spatial and temporal distribution to establish trends between climate projections and track buckling events stressing the importance of planning and maintenance…

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Third Newsletter online now 1280 823 Foreseeproject

Third Newsletter online now

This edition features articles on the progress of different tasks related to Data acquisition, collection, integration and management system (WP2 by Telespazio), Adaptation Strategies for the Transition towards Sustainable Drainage Systems (WP3 by CEMOSA) and Facilitation of Market Deployment of FORESEE results through Standarization (WP8 by ERF). In addition, two interviews are featured with FERROVIAL…

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Porous Asphalt Study in the journal Materials 150 150 Foreseeproject

Porous Asphalt Study in the journal Materials

Researchers from the University of Cantabria have recently published results of the study “Effect of Synthetic Fibers and Hydrated Lime in Porous Asphalt Mixture Using Multi‐Criteria Decision‐Making Techniques”. The research focussed on the impact of polyolefin–aramid fibers and hydrated lime in the functional and mechanical performance of porous asphalt mixtures. Full article can be downloaded here: Materials_Univ Cantabria_Feb 2020

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