Margriet van Schijndel-de Nooij  

Secretary General
EARPA, European Autmotive Research Partners Association



Secretary General at EARPA, the European Automotive Research Partners Association.
• Aggregation of members visions and interests into common interests and position, representation of the 51 member organisations using e.g. the position papers of the 10 Task Forces (working groups).
• Ensure that the member organisations are timely informed on the relevant EU programs and activities, support and promote joint activities, visions and proposals.
• Support the Board in the regular Board activities, but also in preparing EARPA towards Horizon 2020, WP 2018-2019, connection to ECSEL.
• Discuss strategic priorities for the field with other stakeholders, such as EUCAR, CLEPA and ERTRAC.

EU account manager at TNO Urbanisation, TNO Mobility (2013- current)
Forming, developing and running the EU account for TNO Urbanisation, covering four major Programmes:
• Mobility and Logistics, including Connected Mobility, Automated Driving, E-Mobility
• Smart Cities
• Environment and Sustainability
• Built Environment

Project manager at TNO Mobility (2007-2013)
Leading projects in the field of automotive safety, focus on injury mitigation and accident avoidance as well as connected mobility; dual fuel, diesel engine aftertreatment, emission controls and alternative fuels.

Education: M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology (1996-2001)

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Important dates

Agenda for building the program is as follows :
7th February 2018

call for papers closing

22nd February 2018
notice of acceptance and draft program

Papers will be evaluated by the Scientific Reviewing Committee & in accordance with our quality process.

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