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4G
Fourth Generation
A-SMGCS
Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control System
AC
Accession Countries
ACARE
Advisory Council for Aeronautical Research in Europe
ACC
Adaptive Cruise Control
ACRG
Automotive Controls Research Group
ACS
Associated Candidate States
ADAS
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems
ADC
Air Data Computers
ADS
Automatic Dependent Surveillance
ADS-B
Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast
AFTM
Air Traffic Flow Management
AGVs
Automatically Guided Vehicles
AHA
Active Hazard Assessment
AI
Artificial Intelligence
AIMS
Automatic Identification and data Management System
AIS
Automatic Identification System
ALU
Automatic Loading Unit
AMAN
Arrival MANager
AMSS
Aeronautical Mobile Satellite Services
ANTF
Airborne Near Field Facility
APM
Accident Prediction Models
APTMS
Airport Traffic Management Systems
APU
Auxiliary Power Units
ARGO
Advanced River Navigation
ASAS
Airborne Separation Assurance System
ASDE
Airport Surface Detection Equipment
ASMGCS
Advanced Surface Movement Guidance and Control Systems
ATC
Air Traffic Control
ATFM
Air Traffic Flow Management
ATIS
Advanced Travellers Information Systems
ATM
Air Traffic Management
ATMS
Air Traffic Management System
ATN
Aeronautical Telecommunication Network
ATOL
Air Travel Organiser's Licensing system
ATP
Automatic Train Protection
ATS
Air Transportation System
ATT
Advanced Transport Telematics
AVG
Automated Vehicle Guidance
AVL
Automatic Vehicle Location
BAIID
Breath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device, also known as "alcolock"
BHCIA
Bucharest Henri Coanda International Airport
BICS
Barge Information and Communication System
BIVAS
Inland Navigation Intelligent Demand and Supply System
BSC
Base Station Controller
BSR
Baltic Sea Region
BSS
Base Station Subsystem
BTS
Base Terminal Stations
C-ATM
Co-operative Air Traffic Management
CA
Calamity Abatement Service
CAD
Computer Aided Design
CAI
Controlled Auto-Ignition
CAS
Co-ordinated Actions
CBA
Cost Benefit Analysis
CBM
Condition-Based Maintenance
CBT
Computer-Based Training
CCG
Combined Cycle Fatigue
CCIS
Co-operative Crash Injury Study
CCNR
Central Commission for Navigation on the Rhine
CCS
Combined Combustion System
CDM
Collaborative Decision Making
CDMMA
Collaborative Decision Making Multi Agent
CEEC
Central and Eastern European Countries
CEFIC
Chemical Industry Council
CEN
The European Committee for Standardisation
CFCL
Clearance of Flight Control Laws
CFD
Computational Fluid Dynamics
CFM
Cargo and Fleet Management
CFMU
Central Flow Management Unit of Eurocontrol
CHD
Waterway Charges and Harbour Dues
CIP
Convergence and Implementation Plan
CISR
Comité Interministériel pour la Sécurité Routière The French Interministerial Committee for Road Safety
CMT
Cross-Mapping Tool
CNG
Compressed Natural Gas
CNRS
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique French National Centre for Scientific Research
CNS
Communication, Navigation and Surveillance
CNT
Carbon Nanotube
COARRI
Container Arrival Message
CODECO
Container Departure Confirmation
COHAOR
Container Handling Order
COMPRIS
Consortium Operational Management Platform River Information Services
COOPATS
Co-operative ATS
COPARN
Container Pre-Arrival Notice
COPRAR
Container Pre-Arrival Message
COREOR
Container Release Order
COTIF
Convention concerning International Carriage by Rail
COTS
Commercial of-the-shelf (products)
CP
Collaborative Projects
CPFR
Collaborative Planning and Forecasting
CPI
Cryogenic Port Injection
CRD
Child Restraint Devices
CRM
Crew Resource Management
CRS
Computer Reservation Systems
CSA
Co-ordination and Support Actions
CSO
Civil Society Organisations
CT
Combined Transport
CTP
Common Transport Policy
CW
Container World
DAG-TM
Distributed Air-Ground Traffic Management
DC
Danube Commission
DDA
Disability Discrimination Act
DES
Detached Eddy Simulation
DG TREN
Directorate-General for Transport and Energy
DGPS
Differential Global Positioning System
DI
Direct Injection
DIS
Driver Information Systems
DLCS
Double-Layer Carbon Supercapacitors
DMRB
Design Manual for Roads and Bridges
DMS
Driver Monitoring System
DNS
Direct Numerical Simulation
DoRIS
Donau River Information Services
DPM
Decision Process Model
DPTAC
Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee
DSCR
Road Safety Directorate
DSS
Decision Support System
DTA
Dynamic Traffic Assignment
DVT
Deep Vein Thrombosis
E-OCVM
European Operational Concept Validation Methodology
EASA
European Aviation Safety Authority
EATCHIP
European Air Traffic Control Harmonisation and Integration Programme
EATMS
European Air Traffic Management System
ECAC
European Civil Aviation Conference
ECARDA
European coherent approach for research and technological development in ATM
ECDIS
Electronic Chart Display and Information System
ECFM
Extended Coherent Flame Model
ECMT
European Conference of Ministers of Transport
ECPs
Electronic Conducting Polymers
ECTRI
European Conference of Transport Research Institutes
EDI
Electronic Data Interchange
EES
Electrical and Electronic System
EESD
Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development [Programme]
EETS
European Electronic Tolling Service
EEVC
European Enhanced Vehicle Committee
EFC
Electronic Fee Collection
EFD
Experimental Fluid Dynamics
EHM
Engine Health Monitoring
EIRAC
European Intermodal Research Advisory Council
EIRENE
European Integrated Railway Radio Enhanced Network
ELTIS
European Local Transport Information Service
ELV
End of Life Vehicle
ELWIS
Electronic Waterway Information System
EM
Electro Magnetic
EMAS
Eco-Management and Audit System
ENC
Electronic Navigational Charts
EPATS
European Personal Aircraft Transportation System
EPOMM
European Platform on Mobility Management
EPTO
European Permanent Traffic Observatory
ERA
European Research Area
ERDF
European Regional Development Fund
ERRAC
European Rail Research Advisory Council
ERTMS
European Rail Traffic Management System
ESA
European Space Agency
ESALs
Equivalent Standard Axle Loads
ESC
Electrical Systems Compatibility
ESDP
European Space Development Perspective
ESP
Electronic Stability Program
ETA
Estimated Time of Arrival
ETC
Electronic Toll Collection
ETCS
European Train Control System
ETIS
European Transport policy Information System
ETPs
European Technology Platforms
EUROCONTROL
European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation
FASS
Future Aviation Surveillance System
FC
Fuel-Cell
FCC
Fuel-Cell Clusters
FCHV
Fuel-Cell Hybrid Vehicles
FCV
Fuel-Cell Vehicles
FERSI
Forum of European Road Safety research Institutes
FES
Fuzzy Expert System
FET
Future and emerging technologies
FFFIS
Form Fit Functional Interface Specifications
FHWA
Federal Highway Administration
FIS
Fairway Information Services
FLR
Forward Looking Radar
FLRS
Forward Looking Radar Sensor
FML
Fibre Metal Laminates
FMS
Flight Management System
FP
Framework Programme
FP4
Fourth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (1994-1998)
FP5
Fifth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (1998-2002)
FP6
Sixth Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (2002-2006)
FP7
Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (2007-2013)
FRF
Flight Reconfiguration Function
FRP
Fibre-Reinforced Polymers
FSA
Formal Safety Assessment
FSW
Friction Stir Welding
FTA
Fault Tree Analysis
FTL
full truck load
FTMS
Freight Transport Monitoring System
FTS
Flexible Transport Services
FVs
Freight Villages
GBS
Gravity Base Structure
GCAS
Ground Collision Avoidance Systems
GDI
Gasoline Direct Injection
GDP
Gross Domestic Product
GEV
Generalised Extreme Value
GINA
Gestion Informatisée de la Naviguation
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
GNP
Gross National Product
GNSS
Global Navigation Satellite System
GOMMMS
Guidance on the Methodology for Multi-Modal Studies
GPR
Ground-Penetrating Radar
GPRS
General Packet Radio Service
GPS
Global Positioning System
GS-PVD
Gas Sputtering Physical Vapour Deposition
GSM
Global System for Mobile Communications
GSM-R
Global System for Mobile communications - Railway
HA
Highways Agency
HBS
Hold Baggage Screening
HCCI
Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition
HEV
Hybrid Electric Vehicles
HFPD
High Frequency Pulse Detonation
HGV
Heavy Goods Vehicle
HIC
Head Injury Criterion
HIRF
High Intensity Radiated Fields
HLTC
High-Level Target Concepts
HMI
Human Machine Interface
HOE
Human and Organisational Errors
HOV
High-Occupancy Vehicles
HP
High Pressure
HPT
High Pressure Turbine
HS-PVD
High Speed Physical Vapour Deposition
HSC
High Speed Cutting
HSR
High-Speed Rail
HVF
Heavy Vehicle Fee
HVOF
High Velocity Oxygen Fuel
IALA
International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities
IATA
International Air Transport Association
IBIS
Informatisering Binnenscheepvaart
IC
Internal Combustion
ICAO
International Civil Aviation Organisation
ICE
Internal Combustion Engine
ICN
Integration Information, Communication and Navigation
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
IENC
Inland Electronic Navigational Charts
IFC
In-Flight Cabin
IHRA
International Harmonised Research Agenda
IM
Interconnectivity Manager
IMO
International Maritime Organisation
INDRIS
Inland Navigation Demonstrator for River Information Services
IP
Integrated Project
IPC
Integrated Process Control
IPI
Intermodal Perception Index
IPP
Integrated Product Policy
IRA
Inter-cooled Recuperative Aero
ISA
Intelligent Speed Adaptation
ISC
Integrated Ship Control
ISCO
Intermodal and Supply Chain Optimisation
ISM
International Safety Management
ISO
International Standardisation Organisation
ISS
Integrated Safety Systems
ITC
Intermodal Transport Chains
ITS
Intelligent Transport Systems
ITU
Intermodal Transport Unit
IVIS
In-Vehicle Information Systems
IVT
In-vehicle terminal
IWT
Inland Waterway Transport
JAA
Joint Aviation Authorities
JAR
Joint Airworthiness Requirements
JCB
Joint Coordination Board
JEAN
Jet Exhaust Aerodynamics and Noise
L/SH
Local/Short Haul
LBW
Laser Beam Welding
LCA
Life Cycle Assessment
LCC
Life Cycle Cost
LCM
Liquid Composite Moulding
LES
Large Eddy Simulation
LIP
Large Infrastructure Projects
LIVIC
Interactions Vehicle-Infrastructure-Drivers Research Laboratory
LMD
Laser Metal Deposition
LNG
Liquefied Natural Gas
LODS
Low Order Dynamical Systems
LOS
Level Of Services
LP
Low-Pressure
LPT
Low Pressure Turbines
LTL
less than truck load
LTO
Landing and Take-Off
LTW
Laser Beam Welding
LUTR
Land Use and Transport Research
MACS
Marine Accident Risk Calculation System
MADAViC
Magnetostrictive Actuators for Damage Analysis and Vibrations Control
MAEVA
Master ATM European Validation [Plan]
MATIA
Maritime Traffic Image Advanced System
MB
Micro-Bubble
MC
Molten Carbonate
MCA
Multi Criterie Analysis
MCFC
Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell  
MCT
Multi-Carrier Technology
MDCM
Multi-Criteria Decision Making
MDES
Meteorological Data Exchange System
MDO
Multi Disciplinary Optimisation
MESA
Magnetostrictive Equipment and Systems for More Electric Aircraft
MET
Maritime Education and Training
MFR
Multifunctional Filter Reactor
MFS
Multi Functional Structures
MIF
Maritime Industries Forum
MIT
Motorised Individual Transport
ML
Metal Laminates
MM
Mobility Management
MMI
Man Machine Interface
MMNL
Models of Mixed Multinomial Logit
MoS
Motorways of the Sea
MOUTS
Market Oriented Urban Transport Systems
MPRZ
Maritime Pollution Responsibility Zones
MRO
Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul
MS
Member State
MSC
Mobile Switching Centre
MTCD
Medium Term Conflict Detection
MTCP
Maritime Transport Coordination Platform
NCP
National Contact Point
NDT
Non-Destructive Testing
NEAP
North European Appliation Project
NGSS
Next Generation Satellite System
NIC
New Information and Communications
NIF
Nautischer Informations-Funk
NL
Non Linear
NLF
Natural Laminar Flow
NMC
Northern Maritime Corridor
NMS
New Member States
NN
Neural Networks
NOE
Network of Excellence
NOT
Non-Destructive Testing
NRA
National Road Authority  
NSLC
North Sea Logistics Clusters
NSR
North Sea Region
NTM
National Transport Model
OBD
on-board diagnosis
OBE
OnBoard Equipment
OBT
On-Board Terminal
OCD
Operational Concept Document
OCVM
Operation Concept Validation Methodology
OD
Origin-destination
OFI
Oxy-Fuel Ionisation
OIS
On-board Information Systems
OLAP
On-line Analytical Processing
OTAP
Open Traffic data Access Protocol
P-RNAV
Precision Area Navigation
PACT
Pilot Action for Combined Transport
PAFC
Phosphoric Acid Fuel Cell
PAH
Policyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons
PASS
Principle for Active System Safety
PBT
PolyButyleneTeraphthalate
PbW
Power-by-wire
PDA
Payload Driven Aircraft
PDAs
Portable Digital Assistants
PDU
Plan de Déplacements Urbains Urban Travel Plan
PE-CVD
Plasma-Enhanced Chemical Vapour Deposition
PEEK
PolyEther Ether Ketone
PEFC
Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells
PEKK
Poly Ether Ketone Ketone
PEM
Proton Exchange Membrane
PG
Pro Green
PIANC
International Navigation Association
PLH
Plan Local d'Habitat
PLU
Plan Local d'Urbanisme local Urban Plan
PM
particulate matter
PMC
Product-Market Combinations
PMS
Primary Multilateration System
PNCAP
Primary New Car Assessment Programme
POP
Persistent Organic Pollutants
PPP
Public-Private Partnership
PPR
Port Process Reengineering
PPSs
Public-Private Partnerships
PRM
Precision Runway Monitoring
PRT
Personal Rapid Transit
PSV
Public Service Vehicles
PTM
Port and Terminal Management
PTS
Public Transport Management Systems
PTWs
Powered Two-Wheelers
PVD
Physical Vapour Deposition
QA
Quality Assurance
QC
Quality Control
RAMS
Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Safety
RANS
Reynolds Averaged Navier-Stokes
RBE
Research Based Education
RCO
Rail Cargo Operator
RDS
Radio Data System
RED
Risk Exposure Data
RENC
Regional Electronic Navigational Chart Coordinating Centre
RES
Renewable Energy Sources
RFID
Radio Frequency Identification
RIS
River Information Services
RNP
Required Navigation Performance
RS
Road Service
RTA
Requested Time of Arrival
RTD
Research and Technological Development
RTI
Regional Traffic Images
RTM
Road Traffic Management
RTWIM
Real-Time Weigh-in-Motion
RUC
Road User Charging
S&C
Stability and Control
SAMS
SMGCS Airport Movement Simulator
SAR
Search and Rescue
SARS
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
SATS
Small Aircraft Transportation System
SAW
Surface Acoustic Wave
SCC
Ship Control Centre
SCs
SuperCapacitors
SD
Sustainable Development
SEA
Strategic Environmental Assessment
SFB
Simple Flying Bus
SFRC
Steel Fibre Reinforced Concrete
SICA
Specific International Cooperation Actions
SIS
Signal in Space
sITU
standardised Intermodal Transport Units
SLD
Supercooled Large Droplet
SM
Separation Minima
SMC
Social Marginal Cost
SME
Small and Medium Enterprises
SMGCS
Surface Movement Guidance Control and Management System
SMPs
Small- and Medium-sized Ports
SMR
Surface Movement Radar
SMS
Short Messages Services
SNCFR
Romanian Railways National Company
SNG
Synthetic Natural Gas
SOFC
Solid Oxide Fuel Cells
SPV
Special Purpose Vehicle
SRA
Strategic Research Agenda
SRRA
Strategic Rail Research Agenda
SRS
System Requirement Specification
SSS
Short Sea Shipping
SSSC
Static Series Synchronous Capacitors
ST
Statistics
STCW 95
Standards of Training,Certification and Watchkeeping convention
STI
Strategic Traffic Images
STM
Specific Transmission Module
SUV
sports utility and multipurpose vehicles
SVC
Static Var Compensators
SVG
Static Var Generators
SWBLI
Shock Wave - Boundary Layer Interaction
SWIM
System-Wide Information Management
SWOT
Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities and Threats
TA
Travel Awareness
TBC
Thermal Barrier Coatings
TBS
Time Based Separations
TCC
Traffic Control Centre
TCIS
Truck Crash Injury Study
TCMS
Transport Chain Management System
TDM
Traffic Demand Management
TEBP
Transport Energy Best Practice programme
TEN
Trans-European Networks
TEN-T
Trans-European Network - Transport
TERN
Trans European Road Networks
TF-LPPS
Thin Film/Low-Pressure Plasma Spraying
TI
Traffic Information Service
TINA
Transport Infrastructure Needs Assessment
TM
Traffic Management
TMC
Traffic Message Channel
TMS
Terminal Management Systems
TN
Thematic Network
TOS
Terminal Operating System
TP
Technical Platforms
TRIM
Transport Reference Information Model
TSA
Transport Sensitive Areas
TSI
Interoperability Technical Specification
TSS
Track-Side System
TTI
Tactical Traffic Images
UFS
Urban Freight Solutions
UITP
International Union of Public Transport
UML
Unified Modelling Language
UN/ECE
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe
UPFC
Unified Power Flow Controllers
UPT
Urban Public Transport
US DOT
United States Department of Transportation
UTC
Urban Traffic Control
UTMS
Urban Traffic Management Systems
VAS
Value Added Services
VDR
Validation Data Repository
VDRs
Voyage Data Recorders
VF
Validation Framework
VGH
Validation Guideline Handbook
VHF
Very High Frequency
VIH
Video Information Highway
VMI
Vendor Managed Inventory
VMS
Variable Message Signs
VOT
value of time
VP
Voyage Planning
VR
Virtual Reality
VRC
Virtual Research Centre
VRP
Vehicle Routing Problems
VRU
Vulnerable Road User
VTM
Vessel Traffic Management
VTMIS
Vessel Traffic Management Information System
VTMS
Vessel Traffic Management System
VTS
Vessel Traffic Services
VTTS
value of travel time savings
WAP
Wireless Application Protocol
WBC
Western Balkan Countries
WIM
Weigh-In-Motion
YSZ
Yttria Stabilised Zirconia