That is the mission of the innovation cluster. SET4FUTURE is the „R&D department“ of the association and is one of the four selected clusters that have been funded by the Free State of Saxony since July 2018. The SET4FUTURE project aims to increase efficiency, cost-effectiveness and attractiveness of rail as a mode of transport, especially in the field of regional transport and local public transport, through technological innovations. The SET4FUTURE measure is co-financed to 50 percent with tax funds on the basis of the budget passed by the members of the Saxon state parliament.
Within the framework of the innovation cluster, the Rail.S cluster management supports the participating companies and research institutions in the development of innovations and the (international) market launch of new products and services. In this way, we help SET4FUTURE members achieve faster market success: