The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) projects are now operational and working together towards delivering innovative solutions.
Based on its product suite capabilities MOBILITX and MAGELLAN, DIGINEXT is involved in the ATTRACkTIVE project, operational since 01 September 2016 and budgeted at €7,8M.
ATTRACkTIVE intends to guide, support, inform, and even entertain users throughout their entire itinerary, adapting to unforeseeable interruptions, disruptions, and events in order to propose alternative routes, including in the first and last miles. A real door-to-door travel solution including all means of transportation which will develop along with traveler’s journey; aiming to transform the travel itself into an “ATTRACkTIVE” part of the journey. This project materializes this vision and delivers seamless personalized travel support encompassing both public and private transportation portions of a journey.
“Shift2Rail represents an exciting opportunity for DIGINEXT to continue its contribution to the improvement of the attractiveness of public transport and to create a new level of connectivity between travelers and transportation stakeholders, providing an open, interoperable backbone as well as a user-friendly front-end for multimodal traveler information and mixed reality experiences along engaging journeys. DIGINEXT is very proud to be part of this initiative that will really serve a sustainable Europe for many years to come” said Thomas FOURQUET, DIGINEXT’s CEO.
This major project confirms the leading position and international acknowledgement of DIGINEXT’s expertise in the transport domain, and more specifically in the field of advanced traveler information systems.
Call for proposals are now open until 30 March 2017 (17:00 Brussels time). Full details of the Shift2Rail Call for Proposals are available through the S2R website or the H2020 portal.
Shift2Rail is the first European rail initiative to seek focused research and innovation (R&I) and market-driven solutions by accelerating the integration of new and advanced technologies into innovative rail product solutions. Shift2Rail promotes the competitiveness of the European rail industry and will meet changing EU transport needs. R&D carried out under this Horizon 2020 initiative will develop the necessary technology to complete the Single European Railway Area (SERA).
Shift2Rail - The European Rail R&D Initiative from SHIFT2RAIL