Shift2Rail launches call for expressions of interest for scientific committee members
Shift2Rail, a public-private partnership in the rail sector, has launched a call for expressions of interest to select a new member of its scientific committee, in accordance with the Decision of the Governing Board of 7 June. The new member will be expected to hold expertise in the fields of telecommunication, information technology, artificial intelligence and/or digital sciences. A reserve list will be established. The deadline for applications is 1 October 2017.
The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking (S2R JU) was established by Council Regulation (EU) No 642/2014 of 16 June 2014 (S2R Regulation)1 until 31 December 2024. This public-private partnership in the rail sector established under Article 187 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union provides a platform for the rail sector as a whole to work together with a view to driving innovation in the years to come. Its scientific committee is composed of up to 12 Members. The task of its members is to advise on the scientific priorities to be addressed in the work plans and on the scientific achievements.
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