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What is Predit
PREDIT is a programme of research, experimentation and innovation
in land transport, started and implemented by the ministries in charge of
research, transport, environment and industry, the ADEME and the ANVAR. By
cooperation between public and private sector, this programme aims at encouraging
the creation of transportation systems that would be economically and socially
more effective, safer, more energysaving, and finally more respectful of
Man and environmentally-friendly.
Third programme since 1990
- PREDIT 1 (1990-1994) ) was mainly devoted to technological innovations in
vehicles: TGV, automobile vehicles, light automatic underground trains. This
programme was granted 2.6 billion Francs (396.4 million Euros) in public
- PREDIT 2 (1996-2000) covered a noticeably wider field, considering the
subjects concerned (involvement of Man and Society sciences, Life sciences…),
but also the aims of the research (transport services organization, goods,
harbour interfaces…). This second programme made about 1,400 research
projects possible and received over 300 million Euros in public funds.
- PREDIT 3 (2002-2006) was officially launched
on 19th March 2002, after
a draft agreement was signed by the four ministers and two agency directors
promoted the programme. PREDIT 3 will be marked by a specific effort put
on goods transportation and energy and environment issues, greenhouse effect
particular, as well as a diversified research on safety. This third programme
has been given about 300 million Euros in public funds.
Three main objectives federate the projects
PREDIT 3 is channelled by three general objectives:
- To ensure the sustained mobility of people and goods,
- To increase the safety of transportation systems,
- To reduce environmental impacts and contribute to the fight against the