30. 01. 2023
PIL delivers transport-related research and development projects, focused on rail. We develop and conduct research into transport technology, transport infrastructure, smart IT systems and technologies, and carry out economic studies and investment documentation.
Transport technology and infrastructure
Transport studies in rail and road transport (infrastructure capacity analyses, optimisation of technological process, transport organisation and traffic management etc.). Elaboration of civil engineering documents, practical application of UIC technologies, traffic monitoring, optimisation of transport infrastructure maintenance, development of geospatial solutions, GIS.
Research in transport economics and law
Analyses of traffic management and organizational and marketing characteristics; transport flow analyses and estimates, technical background document for future traffic management and organization, analyses of economic efficiency in transport, applied research in transport.
Investment documents relating to transport and utility infrastructure, healthcare and welfare, methodology serving as the basis for investment documents and investment project evaluation, expert opinions, reviews.
IT and digitalisation in transport
Design and computerization of management systems, IT support to traffic management and technical systems, complex analyses and database processing, technical solutions applied to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), new technologies and the digitalisation of transport, infrastructure and rolling stock.
Cooperation, membership and involvement – either independently or through the controlling company, Slovenske železnice – in international organisations such as International Union of Railways (UIC), European public-private partnership for rail research and innovation (Shift2Rail/EUROPE'S RAIL), and the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER). Coordinating and co-founding the international initiative to support rail and transport research and innovation in Southeast Europe (SEESARI). Participating with foreign partners in international projects under programmes such as Horizon Europe, Shift2Rail/EUROPE'S RAIL, Interreg, Alpine Space, Central Europe, Mediterranean, ADRION and other. International cooperation with universities, institutes, railways, regional and other international organisations in transport R&D.