Last week, representatives of the Transport and Telecommunication Institute (TSI) visited Antwerp, (Belgium) to participate in the annual Assembly of partners of the ePIcenter project. The ePIcenter is a strategic project within the Horizon2020 programme and is dedicated to exploring the opportunities provided by artificial intelligence (AI), automation and innovation in the field of freight transportation and aims to create innovative and powerful solutions to enable resilient, efficient and greener supply chains. During the meeting were discussed following topics:
- Trans-European Transport Network (Ten-T) Global Networks
- Enviorment & Wildlife-Friendly Navigation Algorithms
- Smart Ports & Innovations
- The Arctic: Opportunities and Restrictions for Logistics Networks, and etc.
The ePIcenter (Enhanced Physical Internet-Compatible Earth-friendly freight Transportation ansWer) project unites 36 partners from different fields: port authorities, logistic service providers, manufacturers, universities and research institutes, technology partners throughout Europe and beyond to develop and test AI driven logistic software solutions, new transport technologies and supporting methodologies to increase the efficiency of global supply chains and reduce their environmental impact.
The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 861584.