TRA VISIONS 2018

Travisions in Numbers

2016 STUDENTS COMPETITION

In the TRAVISIONS 2016 ACADEMIC STUDENT COMPETITION, a total of 107 student projects was submitted.
Only 70 of these ideas were declared eligible and admitted to the competition.
The 130 participating students were from 14 different EU countries and 35 different universities.
The following charts contain some statistical information regarding to the 70 eligible ideas.

Students per country


This table shows the number of students that participated per country.

Students were able to join the competition as individuals or as teams of up to 7 students.

Students ideas per country


This map shows the number of students ideas per country.

Italy was the largest contributor with a total of 19 idea submitted by different teams and United Kingdom coming second with a total of 10 submitted ideas.

France and Turkey shared the third place with 6 submitted ideas each.

Students ideas per mode


A total of 34 road related ideas were submitted (3 of which had also a cross modal element), 16 rail ideas (1 of which had also a cross modal element) and 20 waterborne ideas (1 of which had also a cross modal element).

Students ideas per Research Area


The below table shows the number of student ideas per RA (the definition of each RA is included at introduction pages). The most popular RA were RA2 “Vehicles & Vessels Technologies, Design and Production” with 15 ideas and RA1 “Environment - Decarbonisation, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency” and RA3 “Urban and Long-Distance People Mobility - Systems and Services” with 14 ideas each.

Universities per country


The below table shows the number of universities that participated in the student competition per country.
The figure also demonstrates the number of participating universities per country in percentage terms.

Number of students per university


Finally, the below table shows the number of participating students per university. Politecnico di Torino from Italy had the most students participating while the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne and Technical University of Gdansk came second and third. Many universities also joined the competition with a one person team.

2016 RESEARCHERS COMPETITION

In the 2016 EU Champions of Research Competition 32 researchers participated submitting a total of 32 research projects.
The researchers were from 12 different EU countries and 28 different universities/companies.
The following charts contain some statistical information regarding the researchers’ projects.

Research projects per country


This table shows the number of research ideas submitted per country.

Italy was the largest contributor with a total of 7 eligible ideas submitted by different researchers with Germany and United Kingdom joint second research projects each.

This table shows the number of research projects submitted per country in percentage terms.

Since all the projects were individual one person submissions, the number of researchers per country is identical to the number of research projects per country.

Research projects per mode


A total of 9 waterborne related ideas, 9 road related ideas, 9 crossmodal ideas and 5 rail related ideas were submitted for the research competition. This table shows the number of research ideas submitted per mode in percentage terms revealing a more or less even spread between modes.

Research projects per Research Area


The below table shows the number of research ideas per RA (the definition of each RA is included in Research Areas section). The most popular RA was RA1 “Environment - Decarbonisation, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency” with 7 ideas, RA4 “Freight Transport and Logistics” with 6 ideas, RA2 “Vehicles & Vessels Technologies, Design and Production”, RA5 “Safe, Secure and Resilient Transport Systems” and RA6 “Transport Infrastructures” with 5 ideas.

Universities/Companies per country


The below table shows the number of universities that participated in the research competition per country.
The figure also shows the number of universities/companies that participated in the research competition per country in percentage terms.

Number of researchers per university/company


Finally, the below table shows the number of participating researchers per university/company. The Technical University of Denmark had the highest researcher participation while the Technical University of Athens and BALance Technology Consulting GmbH joint second. Considering that all the submissions were individual, the number of researchers per university/company is equal to the number of projects per university/company.

YOUNG RESEARCHER COMPETITION

A competition that awards prize money sponsored by industry to BSc, MSc and PhD students from all over Europe with the main aim of stimulating their interest in the field of transport. Winners will take part in a prestigious award ceremony at the 2018 Transport Research Arena (TRA 2018) event in Vienna, Austria, on 16-19th April 2018 where they will have the opportunity to meet European Commission (EC) representatives and transport experts.

SENIOR RESEARCHER COMPETITION

A competition aimed at senior researchers involved in EU-funded projects, which will identify and acknowledge leaders that generate impactful research in transport across the European Union (EU). Winners will receive awards from EC representatives and have the opportunity to present their work on an international stage.