The EU Champions of Transport Research Competition is an FP7 funded excellence award for leading surface transport researchers in European projects. It helps us to show how important and impactful surface transport research is. Applications will take the form of an impact statement (maximum 5 pages) of EU funded research in Surface Transport. The deadline for entries is 30 November 2013. This Competition will shortlist 10 leading researchers and announce a winner in Road, Rail, Waterborne and Cross-modal transport research as well as an overall winner. The awards will be presented at TRA 2014.