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.

More information

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

  • 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,...

  • CLINSH tender period extended Published April 12, 2017

    Good news for operators who wish to help the inland shipping sector achieve greater sustainability! The tender process for the CLean INland SHipping (CLINSH) project, which will test various emissions-reducing technologies,...

Upcoming events

  • SMM Messe

    4 - 7 September 2018 · Auf der SMM begegnen sich die führenden Entscheider und Experten der maritimen Industrie an einem einzigen Ort.