The overall objective of ETNA 2020 - the Horizon 2020 funded cooperation and support action for Transport National Contact Points - is to foster innovation in trans-national cooperation in Transport with a focus on promoting the active participation of new actors and regions in EU research calls and projects.
ETNA 2020 targets transnational cooperation by organizing specific initiatives to raise awareness on the EU transport R&I landscape and to improve the level of expertise on EU funding tools.
- Raise awareness and give support to national/regional research stakeholders to identify funding sources and suitable partners in Horizon2020 and complementary funds.
- Facilitate the operational coherence of research activities and help overcome barriers to further integration of Transport R&I.
- Introduce tools to promote partnering, transfer of good practices, brokerage events, training and coaching.