European Inland Barging Innovation Platform

EIBIP is a European platform of regional innovation facilitation centres, to promote the uptake of innovation by the Inland Waterway Transport sector.

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European Innovation Centres

The international network of EIBIP consists of three Innovation Centres covering Germany, France and the Danube region. They are established respectively by MARIKO, VNF and Pro Danube.

How EIBIP can help you with innovative inland barging

  • Information

    Project partners will conduct awareness activities as to facilitate the uptake of innovation by means of regional Innovation Centres. As a result the inland waterways sector will be more sustainable. Read more
  • Funding possibilities

    The EIBIP Secretariat maintains an overview of funding possibilities for innovation in the inland waterways sector on country level. Read more
  • Contact

    The EIBIP Platform Secretariat is run by the Expertise and InnovationCentre Barging (EICB). EICB is available for general inquiries. Read more

Latest news

  • Introduction of EIBIP Published October 12, 2018

    Watch our 1 minute introduction animation of the Innovation Platform!  

  • EIBIP at the Connecting EU Conference 2017 in TALLINN Published September 29, 2017

    The Connecting Europe Conference 2017 organised by the Directorate-General for mobility and transport (DG MOVE) of the European Commission was held in Tallinn, Estonia, September 21st & 22nd, 2017,...

Upcoming events

  • 7th EU Strategy for the Danube Region

    18 - 19 October 2018 · Save the date for the upcoming 7th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region which will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria. More information is coming soon...

  • EU Presidency – RIS Corridor Management Stakeholder Symposium

    24 - 24 October 2018 · Purpose of Conference: Presenting RIS COMEX & developing Roadmap for further digitalization of inland waterway transport RIS COMEX aims at realizing Corridor Management for River Information Services (RIS), i.e....