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NextETRUCK Mid-Term Conference – a new vision on zero-emission HDVs

Feb 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

NextETRUCK invites you to join our hybrid mid-term conference which will take place on 21 February at U-Residence (VUB Campus) in Brussels, Belgium. In case you cannot join us on location, we offer the opportunity to participate online. The conference will last from 9:00 until 16:00 and is followed by a closed NextETRUCK reference group meeting.

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Three reasons why you should join:

1) Gain a detailed overview of the NextETRUCK project

NextETRUCK draws some interim conclusions and takes stock of the first project results, provides an overview of the pilots in the UK, Barcelona and Istanbul, while highlighting the innovative aspects of the project, including the real-world tests of state-of-the-art thermal management solutions, newly developed e-powertrains, fast-charging solutions and much more.

2) Engage with several zero-emission freight projects by attending the AEVETO cluster presentations and panel debate

Around half a dozen EU-funded projects test zero-emission trucks in different urban, peri-urban, regional and even international environments. Whether these test vehicles are propelled by electricity, hydrogen or a mix, it is fascinating to learn about the technological advancements of the last couple of years.

3) Learn about the perspectives of cities and the road freight industry by listening to their plans to decarbonise urban freight

POLIS will host a panel discussion about urban freight beyond the aspects of EU-funded projects, by including the perspectives of cities across Europe and their plan to reduce the negative impacts of trucks, while guaranteeing city access for the goods transport.


René Corbijn, NextETRUCK project coordinator, likes to welcome you in Brussels and summarised the event: ‘the aim of this conference is engage with a wider group of zero-emission freight experts, industry stakeholders and decision makers to discuss the challenges of zero-emission freight and the opportunities that can be derived from NextETRUCK pilot testing in our three regions across Europe’.

Besides intriguing discussions between NextETRUCK partners and industry experts, our lunch break will provide a perfect ambience to meet with engaged stakeholders and our panel discussion will enhance your insight into the test sites, involved OEMs and pilot leaders that test the physical and digital innovation of our battery-powered HDVs.

Draft agenda*:

NextETRUCK Segment
– Project overview
– Showcase of innovative measures of the NextETRUCK test vehicles
– Overview of the three NextETRUCK pilots
– Information about communication and social media

Panel discussion on the decarbonisation of urban freight

AEVETO cluster presentations
H2Haul & H2Accelerate

Roundtable discussion with AEVETO cluster partners

*this draft agenda is subject to change



Feb 21
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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U-Residentie VUB
Blvd Géneral Jacques 271, 1050 Ixelles
Brussels, Brussels Region 1050 Belgium
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