European Shift Enabler Portal for Freight.


24 months. Project start date: 01/09/2023 Project end date: 31/08/2025.


9 partners from 5 countries Project coordinator: Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Stockholm. Work programme: HORIZON-ER-JU-2022-02 Grant agreement No: 101121840 

Project budget:

€ 1.299.750,00€


New European research project ESEP4Freight (European Shift Enabler Portal for Freight) to boost shift to rail in freight transport started on 1st September 2023.

The ESEP4Freight project, funded by Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking, held its kick-off meeting in Berlin on 6-7 September 2023.

ESEP4Freight, coordinated by Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Stockholm and funded with EUR 1,3 million, started on 1st September and will take place over a 24-month period. The consortium, comprising 9 partners from 5 countries, also includes EUropean rail Research Network of Excellence (Eurnex), Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Union internationale pour le transport combiné Rail-Route (UIRR), Fundació Eurecat, Gruber Logistics, Tenalach Consulting, Studiengesellschaft für den Kombinierten Verkehr (SGKV), and Consorzio per la Zona Agricola Industrialle di Verona (ZAI).

Funded by the European union. The project is supported by the Europe’s Rail and its members.

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