Technology Platform activities and the follow-up activities of the Scientific Council, which replaces the R & D Council (approved by the Management Board on 24 November 2010), respond to the fact that rail transport growth is hindering obstacles related to lack of funding for the development of railway infrastructure. Through its suggestions and recommendations, the Scientific Council will contribute to the continuous streamlining of the technological activities of the Technology Platform, in particular the need to achieve greater cost-effectiveness in the construction of railway lines and facilities and their equipment, in line with the requirements of European rail interoperability.
The Scientific Council, to achieve progressively related goals, will recommend a solution of research and development projects addressing in particular:
Concurrently, the Scientific Council will draw on the main objectives and intentions of EU transport policy and related other European Community dispositions, strategic substantive following decisions of the Czech Republic Government, related strategic documents of the Ministry of Transport, especially the strategic intentions of industrial companies - the members of the Technology Platform.
The Scientific Council members will also work together to amend the relevant substantive rules and standards, following in particular those relating to the interoperability of the European rail system.
The Scientific Council will also comment on the forthcoming intentions related to the management of the Technology Platform professional activities
In addition, the Scientific Council shall specifically:
Concurrently, the Scientific Council will
Furthermore, the Scientific Council will actively influence
As a basis for a topic processing and recommendations, the Technology Platform office, in cooperation with expert groups, will forward the Scientific Council the information on the state of preparation and progress of the platform projects.
Personnel Structure of the Scientific Council
prof. Ing. Ondřej Jiroušek, Ph.D. - ČVUT
doc. Ing. Otto Plášek, Ph.D. - VUT
doc. Ing. Jaromír Zelenka, CSc. - Upa
doc. Ing. Jaroslav Matuška, Ph.D. - UPa
doc. Ing. Lukáš Týfa, Ph.D. - ČVUT
doc. Ing. Pavel Drábek, Ph.D. - ZČU
doc. Ing. Tomáš Brandejský, Ph.D. - ČVUT
doc. Ing. Hana Krejčiříková, CSc. - ČVUT
prof. Ing. Václav Cempírek, Ph.D. - VŠLG
Ing. Vladimír Kampík - AŽD
Ing. Danuše Marusičová - TP
Ing. Martin Pichl, Ph.D. - MD
Mgr. Ing. Radek Čech, Ph.D. - Správa železnic
Ing. Jaroslav Grim, Ph.D. - TP
Ing. Petr Kavan, Ph.D. - Eurosignal
Ing. Bohuslav Dohnal - TP
Ing. Leoš Horníček, Ph.D. - ČVUT
Ing. Ivan Fencl, Ph.D. - VŠB-TUO
Ing. Jiří Jelének - VÚKV