ERTICO – ITS Europe was founded in 1991 at the initiative of 15 industry leaders and the European Commission to fill the gap between research and deployment of mobility services on roads. In the past two decades, ERTICO ran dozens of European projects, organised 38 ITS European and World Congresses, grew from 15 to 120 Partners, undertook a key role in public consultations and policy agendas, and established long-term relations with key players in Europe, United States of America, Japan, Russia, and China.
EC Agnelli Study on gap between research outputs and commercial exploitation set up the basis for ERTICO.
ERTICO – ITS Europe founded by 15 organisations from 5 business sectors. “Cooperation and Coordination. For better transport in Europe”.
ERTICO starts with 8 staff members and set up Strategic Plan for Advanced Transport Telematics in Europe.
EC White Paper: “Future development of the Common Transport Policy”.
ERTICO co-organises the first ITS World Congress in Paris.
ERTICO publishes 20 Year Vision for market evolution of ITS.
ERTICO co-organises first EU-China ITS Conference in Beijing.
First TMC – Traffic Message Channel services and products; ERTICO launches TMC Forum.
ERTICO organises first ITS European Congress.
ERTICO launches the eCall deployment activities.
ERTICO coordinates ADASIS Forum.
ERTICO coordinates eSafety Forum.
Establishment of Network of National ITS Associations coordinated by ERTICO.
ERTICO launches CVIS integrated project for C-ITS.
TISA launched under ERTICO umbrella.
ERTICO starts first Field Operational Tests for ADAS (Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems).
ERTICO coordinates the first HeERO project dedicated to the pre-deployment of eCall.
ITS World Congress breaks attendance record: 20000+ attendees.
Establishment of TN-ITS.
ERTICO forms the MaaS Alliance.
Establishment of TM 2.0 ERTICO Innovation Platform.
After a decade of work and advocacy, the European Parliament votes in favour of eCall becoming mandatory.
Establishment of SENSORIS.
Establishment of European Truck Platooning Challenge (ETPC).
ERTICO and European Commission host the first European conference on Connected and Automated Driving.
ERTICO 25 Years:
eCall becomes mandatory.