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Transport Research Arena 2022

TRA, the Transport Research Arena, is the largest European research and technology conference on transport and mobility.


TRA is the foremost European transport event that covers all transport modes and all aspects of mobility. In 2022, TRA takes place in Lisbon, Portugal. Themed “Moving together – reimagining mobility worldwide”, TRA2022 brings together experts from around the world to discuss the newest innovations and future of mobility and transport, building also on the Portuguese historical legacy and links to overseas transport professionals. Through the development of innovative solutions, TRA Lisbon 2022 aims for a more efficient, safer, carbon-free, inclusive, and sustainable transport in all its modes.


TRA offers a great venue for researchers, policy makers and industry representatives to get together and contribute to the discussion on how research and innovation can reshape the transport and mobility system. The conference provides a unique opportunity to hear about mobility trends in different parts of Europe, learn from achievements in industry as well as share best practices of policies and deployments”.


The conference will take place from 14-17 November 2022, at the Lisbon Congress Center (CLL), situated in the historical area of Belém, just by the Tagus River.


Moving together – reimagining mobility worldwide

Facing an ongoing transformation, the transport industry is becoming more modern, quicker and safer, while focusing on sustainable and digital solutions. In the European sphere, the implementation of sustainable and innovative means of transport plays an important role in the EU’s energy and climate objectives. Under the motto “Moving together – reimagining mobility worldwide”, TRA2022 will concentrate on innovation solutions within this sector.

TRA2022 offers the opportunity to reimagine, together, mobility worldwide and how to answer the major challenges that the transport sector currently faces. In particular, the TRA Lisbon 2022 will be built on the following pillars:

Scientific excellence, Research and innovation challenges.

The latest technological and industrial developments and innovative policies regarding the European Transport Research and Innovation.

Cooperation of Europe with other continents, thus ensuring the knowledge and experiences exchange.

TRA attendees will also get to know about Portugal’s vast transport network and how Lisbon is becoming an European pioneer of sustainable mobility and urban life. TRA2022 is organised and hosted by the National Innovation Agency (ANI), Institute for Mobility and Transport (IMT), Engineering Schools Consortium (CEE), National Laboratory for Civil Engineering (LNEC), Magellan – European Affairs Association and co-organised with the European Commission.

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