Helmut Morsi

Helmut Morsi

Helmut Morsi

Advisor to the Director for Investment, Innovative & Sustainable Transport,
& Coordinator for Innovation DG MOVE
EC, Brussels, Belgium.

Mr Morsi holds a doctorate in natural sciences and has broad experience in research and technology, both in the public and private sectors, e.g. at Max-Planck-Institutes and JET Joint Undertaking.

He is with the European Commission at Brussels headquarters since Nov’1993; first with DG RTD on mobility of researchers, IT support and funding for physics, engineering & thermonuclear fusion, then at DG MOVE on logistics in 2002, managing the Marco Polo I programme and creating Marco Polo II. Since 2006 he worked in various management positions at TEN-T and CEF. Creating the TENTEA/INEA agency in 2006/7 as well as the TENtec Information System, which he has managed in parallel to his policy duties until 2014 as IT & business manager. TENtec supports all aspects of TEN & CEF including online maps, policy and contracts.

Since 2008 he is developing and implementing TEN-T / CEF “innovation and new technologies” priority. Real-life trials were introduced to bridge the gap between research/demos and market roll-outs. He created the first CEF Synergy work programme and call in Sep’2016 combining transport and energy budget lines.

In April 2015 he was appointed as Advisor to the Director of DG MOVE-B “Investment, Innovative & Sustainable Transport.

Mr Morsi is also strongly involved in preparing the EC’s new initiatives and programmes, e.g. CEF2, Blending Facility and Clean Islands, always with emphasis on innovation and new technologies.