INTRODUCTION TO EIBIP

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

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    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
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  • Funding possibilities

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

  • Ports and the City – Smart &Healthy

    12 - 13 April 2018 · Ports and the City – Smart & Healthy | Nijmegen will inform and inspire you on how inland port areas can be made healthy, liveable, sustainable and smart. It will also...

  • Transport Research Arena (TRA) – Vienna 2018

    16 - 19 April 2018 · Transport Research Arena (TRA) – Vienna 2018 is the biggest European Research and Technology Conference on Transport and Mobility, Transport Research Arena (TRA). About 3.000 international experts will discuss about the...