Research & Innovation
POLIS fosters cooperation and partnerships across Europe and with the EU, to make transport research and innovation more accessible to cities and regions. POLIS is a member of the European Road Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC), a multi-stakeholder platform to advance road transport research in Europe, and co-leads its Urban Mobility Working Group. A trusted partner of the European Commission, POLIS regularly contributes to the research and innovation agenda setting, as recently to the Strategic Transport R&I Agenda (STRIA), the initiative set up by the Commission to identify options to achieve low-carbon transport and mobility in cooperation with Member States.
POLIS provides information and guidance to its member on the participate in EU-funded research and innovation projects. Polis members exchange views and best practices on how to manage transport innovation in the Working Group on Governance.