The currently 22 members of EPTA give advice to their parliaments on topical issues such as nanotechnology, brain research, mobility pricing or future energy systems.Their projects use various methods and draw on insights from citizen panels, stakeholders, workshops as well as the foremost experts in the relevant fields.

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Latest EPTA News

STOA assumes EPTA presidency 2018


From 1 January, the STOA panel of the European Parliament has assumed EPTA presidency for the year 2018.

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New EPTA report online

The 2017 EPTA report on Mobility pricing in Europe and beyond is now available online.

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A warm welcome to Portugal and Chile!

On the occasion of the Director's Meeting on top of Mount Pilatus in Switzerland this past  November 7, two new associate members have been warmly welcomed to the EPTA Network. One is the Observatório de Avaliação de Tecnologia (OAT) in Portugal, the other is the Library of the National Congress of Chile. The EPTA members are looking forward to a fruitful collaboration. The new picture of the steadily growing EPTA-family, which also includes the new director of TA-SWISS, Elisabeth Ehrensperger (middle, grey  scarf), looks like this:

EPTA Conference 2017: Shaping the Future of Mobility

EPTA Council Meeting, November 7, Pilatus Mountain, Lucerne, Switzerland

EPTA Conference, November 8, Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, Switzerland

This year's EPTA Conference will address different developments in future mobility from multiple perspectives. The conference aims to foster debate on shaping future mobility, encouraging parliamentarians, experts and stakeholders to discuss possible solutions as well as desirable and adverse outcomes.

 Program and inscription and practical information

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Impressions EPTA Directors' Meeting 2017 in Ticino, Switzerland

EPTA Directors' meeting 2017 in Switzerland

Wonderful weather, great location, interesting discussions and insightful visits to universities, theaters, churches and grottos...


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