Short name: FEHRL
Type of organisation: Non profit
Formed in 1989 as the Forum of European National Highway Research Laboratories, FEHRL provides a structure for the coordination of road and transport infrastructure research. Comprising members from over thirty European nations and international affiliates from USA and Israel, 40% of which are part of highway departments, FEHRL’s aim is to coordinate collaborative research and knowledge transfer as well as, to provide relevant knowledge and advice to governments, the European Commission, the road industry and road users on related technologies and policies. Through the national groups established in many countries, the national research centres are complemented by a dozen universities and Regional Transport Offices, FEHRL has a permanent presence in Brussels for the coordination of activities with other organisations, communications, dissemination, training and events. In addition, FEHRL is a member of the European Construction Technology Platform (ECTP) and European Transport Research Advisory Council (ERTRAC), as well as the Transport Research Arena (TRA) Conference.