The Fraunhofer IVI Joins Shift2Rail as Part of Smart DeMain Consortium
After an extensive selection process, the Smart DeMain consortium has been chosen by the European Commission to participate in the Shift2Rail programme as one of 19 associated members.
Within Shift2Rail, the consortium will carry out work in Innovation Programme 3: Cost-Efficient, sustainable and reliable high capacity infrastructure which aims to develop new technologies that support a significant improvement of the rail infrastructure. The partners will focus on the design of next-generation infra-components and holistic infrastructure maintenance, as is explained by the name Smart DeMain: Smart Design and Maintenance for the railway of tomorrow.
The consortium is led by Strukton Rail and further consists of Acciona, Cemosa, DLR (German Aerospace Center e. V.), and the Fraunhofer IVI.