To focus and prioritise its research and innovation efforts in line with the guiding objectives set out, the Forever Open Road programme follows a comprehensive and consistent systems approach (see figure below) which gives focus to the following three key elements:
Research and Innovation themes
The research and innovation activities that enable the key elements of Forever Open Road and the features they hold are categorised in nine themes that together are comprehensive for all aspects of road operations (see table below). These themes are being worked on by a group of experts per theme.
(•= lead element for innovation theme and topic: o= supporting element)