Re-shaping mobility for all
Enhancing Integration and Interoperability of CCAM eco-system
IN2CCAM advances and accelerates Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM) technologies and services for seamless traffic management across Europe. This project aims to make roads safer, more sustainable, and more inclusive.
Facts & Figures
4 LEAD LIVING LABS
• Tampere (Finland)
• Trikala (Greece)
• Turin (Italy)
• Vigo (Spain)
2 FOLLOWER LIVING LABS
• Bari (Italy)
• Quadrilatero (Portugal)
The Polytechnic University of Bari (POLIBA)
(Italian name: Politecnico di Bari) is an Italian public University born in 1990 and offering scientific and technological programmes. Located in Bari, Politecnico has location also in Taranto.
Nowadays, POLIBA’s staff is composed of around 270 professors/researchers and 270 members of administrative staff. All of them support and work for around 11.000 undergraduate and postgraduate students. They can rely on a very wide campus in Bari with modern buildings, lecture rooms, research laboratories, studying rooms, leisure facilities and Internet points.
The Politecnico di Bari is structured in five departments:
- Department of Electric and Information Engineering
- Department of Civil, Environmental, Land, Building Engineering and Chemistry
- Department of Architecture, Constructions and Design
- Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management
- Department of Physics
The Polytechnic forms perspective architects, engineers and industrial designers and issues academic qualifications such as three-year Degree courses (I level), two-year Degree courses (II level), five-year Degree courses, Ph.D.’s as well as I and II level Postgraduate courses.
In particular, the research and the innovation activities of the Department of Electrical and Information Engineering focus on the field of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Logistics. The Laboratory of Control and Automation (LCA: http://lca-projects.poliba.it/lca/index.html), headed from Prof. Maria Pia Fanti, is involved in many National and European projects, with applications of Information and Communication Technologies in Logistics and Intelligent Transportation Systems. POLIBA is partner and collaborates (via LCA) in European projects, such as CEF project FENIX, eCharge4drivers, COGISTICS, E.T.C.P. Greece-Italy GAIA, AERGES, FUTURE 4.0 and BONVOYAGE. Moreover, POLIBA is third party of ICOOR in projects for electro mobility enhancement (NEMO and ELVITEN), Intelligent Transportation Systems and logistics (AEOLIX, optiTruck).
5T is a public in-house company focused on smart mobility. In 30 years of business, the company have planned, designed and managed mobility systems and services in Torino and Piemonte.
Over the past few years, 5T have developed extensive expertise on the theme of Mobility as a Service and Smart Road and it is coordinating strategic programs to activate the MaaS ecosystem in Torino and Piemonte, and starting up systems and services for autonomous driving in an urban context.
The presence of an integrated and technologically-advanced Mobility Centre for the management of mobility is definitely an advantage in terms of starting up strategic initiatives related to CCAM systems in the city in collaboration with the automotive sector and ICT’s world of research and innovation.
5T support the Municipality of Torino as technical consultants in research and experimentation activities regarding prototypes of autonomously-driven and connected cars and it is working to strengthen the ITS systems of its Mobility Centre to activate cooperative functions between cars and infrastructures (V2X – Vehicle to Infrastructure).
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ACASA is an entity established by the Real Automóvil Club de Catalunya (RACC). Based in Barcelona, the RACC is the most important motoring association in Spain with around 1 million members. As a member of International Automobile Federation (FIA), the RACC has access to a network of sister automobile clubs that represents 35 million users across Europe.
While the club provides insurance and road assistance, ACASA carries out research, education and dissemination activities aimed at improving citizens’ quality of life regarding environmental impact of mobility, traffic safety, and intelligent transport systems (ITS). As part of this activity, ACASA has been involved in more than 25 EU research projects over the past 10 years, across a wide range of transport and mobility related topics. In addition, the club provides training courses in safe driving at its Circuit de Catalunya facilities.
Akkodis, is a global leader in the engineering and R&D market that is leveraging the power of connected data to accelerate innovation and digital transformation.
With a shared passion for technology and talent, 50,000 engineers and digital experts deliver deep cross-sector expertise in 30 countries across North America, EMEA and APAC. Akkodis offers broad industry experience, and strong know-how in key technology sectors such as mobility, software & technology services, robotics, testing, simulations, data security, AI & data analytics. The combined IT and engineering expertise brings a unique end-to-end solution offering, with four service lines – Consulting, Solutions, Talents and Academy – to support clients in rethinking their product development and business processes, improve productivity, minimize time to market and shape a smarter and more sustainable tomorrow. Akkodis is part of the Adecco Group.
Akkodis is a commercial brand under which both AKKA and Modis entities operate.
Bari is the chief town of the metropolitan city of Bari and the Puglia Region and is one of the most important economic centers in southern Italy.
The Municipality of Bari has launched a program of interventions called “Bari Smart City”, the creation of urban connectivity infrastructure, the massive use of the IoT and emerging technologies for the provision of services public and urban infrastructure management.
Here we highlight some of the most relevant project we’ve implemented during the last years:
- Project MOnkey, funded by Ministero delle Infrastrutture e della Mobilità sostenibile, aimed at providing the city with integrated smart solution for traffic management system.
- Project M.U.S.I.C.A – PON Città Metropolitane 2014/20 Asse 1, Azione 1.1.1. – Project BA 1.1.1.b – aimed at enhancing data collection, management and analysis.
- Program Smart mobility – PON Metro 2014/2020 – Asse 2 azione 2.2.1a
- M.U.V.T app, the city’s TPL app that allowed smart ticketing and smart payment for public transportation services
- smart control and ticketing system on the buses
- smart stop pole system
- smart bus stops
- Muvt in bicicletta, funded by Ministero della Transizione Ecologica, a mileage cost refund gamification program which involves a tracking system placed on users bikes, that trace user’s home-work journey. This project involves about 2000 citizens.
- Bari Open Innovation Hub, funded by Ministero dello sviluppo economico – Programma di supporto alle tecnologie emergenti 5G Asse I – Casa delle tecnologie.
- Pocityf , the EU project involving cities with heritage sites in Europe’s renewable energy transition, in which Bari is a fellow city.
- MaaS 4Italy, financed by PNRR and supported by Ministero delle infrastrutture e della mobilità sostenibili (MIMS), aimed at providing a MaaS system for all the cities involved.
Bari has also recently tested, in the Fiera del Levante area, the driverless electric shuttle from France company Navya, and numerous collaborations have been started with public and private partners to develop international research and technology transfer projects (currently 3 H2020 projects are active) in order to make Bari and its metropolitan area a living lab to experiment with new technologies, processes and operational protocols for the cities of the future.
Business Tampere, the economic development agency of the Tampere region, promotes investments and creates an attractive environment for sustainable business in the region. Tampere Region is an ideal place to do business, where the scale makes it easy get around, meet the right people and collaborate with other businesses.
Business Tampere coordinates regional business and innovation ecosystems for several sectors to boost the co-operation between companies and public organizations, academics and talents. Easy networking helps to capture the latest knowledge, know-how and innovations to create new business. We have 13 different ecosystems running. For example, Mobility, AI and analytics, Automotive, Safety and security and Connectivity ecosystems
Tampere is very active on field of CAV’s. We are piloting Autonomous electric vehicles part of our public transportation system. autonomous vehicle provides last mile feeder traffic for our Tram lines.
Business Tampere provides a living lab test platform (Testbed Hervanta) for intelligent traffic system and autonomous vehicles here scientific communities, the city and innovative companies innovate and test new solutions together. The test area is part of a normal city infrastructure which makes it ideal for collecting feedback from the regular public transportation users.
The vocation of CEA LIST is to help companies increase their competitiveness through technological innovation and transfer of its technical know-how to industry. Its activities concern Robotics, Virtual Reality, Human-Machine Interfaces, Knowledge Engineering, and Computer technologies and Systems. The CEA LIST represents around 750 people. This project is addressed by the Sensory and Ambient Interfaces Laboratory (SAIL), which is part of the CEA LIST.
CEA LIST has expertise in the development of Human-Computer Interfaces (HMI), namely haptic and audio technologies, in user-centred design of these technologies and in the adaptation and the development of sensors and actuators. We cover the whole design cycle from user requirements analysis and prospective evaluation of future applications to evaluation of interaction techniques and usage in realistic settings. This expertise has been developed in a number of European and national projects (e.g. H2020 VI-DAS, H2020 MANUWORK, Horizon Europe AWARE2ALL).
Who we are
Since 2004, the e-Trikala office, in cooperation with and in the line of the operational program “The Information Society” is acting in the fields of new broadband technologies, successfully implementing municipal projects. On the 8th of April, 2008, having the required experience, it was transformed into e-Trikala S.A., an emerging company, formed within the Municipality of Trikala. The Municipality is the basic stakeholder owning 99% while the rest 1% is owned by the local Chambers of Commerce.
By creating infrastructure and by providing services, e-Trikala continuously aims to the development of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based applications, oriented to the improvement of all citizens’ everyday life, in a medium sized city, simplifying public transactions, reducing telecommunication costs and delivering new services related to the local way of life. Moreover, these ICT applications offer new ways and methods that enable citizens participate on policy-making, while in parallel establish local Government and Public Authorities as guarantors of local society’s every day proper, digital and distanced operation.
To achieve the above objectives, the company is actively involved in national and EU co-funded projects, with the ultimate goal of providing innovative ICT solutions for all citizens, posing an important helper for local authorities and other stakeholders in the region.
ERTICO ITS-EUROPE is a public-private partnership of over 120 companies and organisations representing Service Providers, Suppliers, the Traffic and Transport Industry, Research, Public Authorities, Users, Mobile Networks Operators, and Vehicle Manufactures. It embodies Thought Leadership and fosters Stakeholder Engagement, innovating, promoting and deploying Intelligent Transport Systems and Services (ITS) through several activities, including European co-funded projects, Innovation Platforms, International Cooperation, Advocacy and Events. ERTICO is also the organiser of the ITS European and World Congresses, celebrated annually in a different European city.
Through ongoing cooperation in a series of projects, ERTICO has developed privileged relationships with the US DoT, the MLIT Japan, the BRIC countries, South Africa, Singapore, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Chile, and has contact points in South Korea and Taiwan. This international cooperation ensures that EU-funded projects and key ITS innovations are promoted globally. To provide leadership in managing EU-funded projects, ERTICO employs the best in class experts in the ITS field with expertise covering engineering, traffic, political, psychological/behavioural and communication/IT sciences.
ERTICO also self-funds and manages several innovation platforms like TM2.0, TN-ITS, MaaS Alliance, ADASIS or SENSORIS, linked to our focus areas, as well as other ERTICO initiatives such as City Moonshot or Academy.
ICCS, the Institute of Communication and Computer Systems, is a non-profit Academic Research Body established in 1989 by the Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs to carry out applied Research and Development activity in telecommunications, computer systems, and their application in a variety of research themes. ICCS is linked to the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), particularly the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). ICCS consists of more than 50 labs, research groups, and teams, dealing with all aspects of Electrical and Computer Engineering and employs approximately 800 researchers and scientists including Faculty Members, and permanent or long-term Researchers. In the IN2CCAM project, ICCS is represented by one of its Research Groups, the I-SENSE Group. I-SENSE Group comprises more than 100 researchers of various ranks and is very active in several scientific and research areas, with the main application areas being Intelligent Transportation Systems, Virtual Environments, Assistive Technologies, and Smart Integrated Systems & Communication. I-SENSE has coordinated and participated in more than 150 Research Projects, both EU-funded and National ones, over the last 20 years, and has worked with several industry leaders since its establishment in 2002, serving currently as the Coordinator of the following projects: EVENTS, PODIUM, HYPERION, 5G-IANA, IN-PREP, eCharge4Drivers, CitySCAPE, and DIONE.
NeoGLS is an SME created in 1996 by André Perpey and based close to Bordeaux in France. NeoGLS is specialized in ITS and C-ITS innovative solutions developed through national and european research projects. NeoGLS proposes innovative solutions for the management of the road (Real-time patrol car and snowplow computerized handrail), the management of Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) and the transport of goods in particular dangerous goods. NeoGLS has for mission to interconnect vehicles, infrastructure, data and people.
In C-ITS, NeoGLS has developed its own Road Side Units and On-Board Units which are compliant with all V2X requirements. They integrate our internally developed ITS stack. Our material integrates ITS-G5, 4G, C-V2X and 5G communication. It also permits travel time calculation using Bluetooth. NeoGLS also developed a C-ITS exploitation and management platform. We also provide the majority of C-Roads use cases through our material but also through our android ans IOS applications for professionals and the general public.
In IN2CCAM, NeoGLS will adapt its C-ITS environment in order to propose a complete CCAM deployment integrating innovative use cases in the city of Vigo.
Istanbul Okan University was founded at 1999. The vision of Istanbul Okan University being an innnovative and leading World University which can answer the requirements of society and business world on the state of art level. As a fourth generation university, we;
- Are innovative and enterpreneur,
- Provide proactive relations with business World,
- Part of worldwide excellence centers,
- Support open innovation,
- Develop technology based on early scientific knowledge,
- Contribute to the development of related sectors and industries
Okan Universıty Transportation Technologies & Intelligent Automotive Systems Applicatıon And Research Center (TTIS) aims to be a World Wide recognized node of knowledge and research as well as a Centre of Excellence in the field of Intelligent Transport Systems by 2025. TTIS is member of ERTICO, and EGVIA(2Zero), CCAM, Batteries Europe, ASAM, AUTOSAR and founder and management board member of National ITS Association(AUSDER).
Our research areas are;
- Intellient vehicles and AI Applications
- Communicating Vehicles
- Intelligent Energy management systems
- Battery packaging and management systems
- Electric machine and inverter development
- Traffic management
- Big data management
Some Recent Project Examples
- Optimal fuel consumption with Predictive PowerTrain control and calibration for intelligent Truck (optiTruck) –HORIZON 2020
- Intelligent Battery Management System (TÜBITAK Supported)
- Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Project ( Internal, Development Agency Support, TEYDEB 1505)
- MOdify Drivers’ behaviour to Adapt for Lower EmissionS (MODALES)-HORIZON 2020
- Intelligent Transport Index Development (National ITS Support)
- Intelligent Energy Management System for Electric Vehicles ( Ph.D Project)
- Replication of innovative concepts for peri-urban, rural or inner-city mobility (RECIPROCITY, HORIZON 2020)
- Open Innovation Autonomous Vehicle Development and Testing Platform(OPINA) (IPA II Fund)
- Enhancing Integration and Interoperability of CCAM eco-system (IN2CCAM)(HORIZON EUROPE)
The Quadrilátero Association is an Association of Municipalities for Specific Purposes, form by the municipalities of Barcelos, Braga, Guimarães and Vila Nova de Famalicão.
We´ve been developing relevant work for the construction of territorial cooperation networks, highlighting the following projects:
- QREN 2007-2014 – Operations carried out under the competition – PRIORITY AXIS IV – QUALIFICATION OF THE URBAN SYSTEM – City Policy – Urban Networks for Competitiveness and Innovation – WARNING: RU CI 1/2008:
- Portugal 2020 – Operations carried out under POSEUR-08-2017-20: POSEUR-02-1708-FC-000061:
- Urban Sustainability and Climate Change Adaptation Capacity Monitoring Program (PMSUCA-AC) of the Urban Quadrilátero.
- Portugal 2020 – Operations carried out under Notice NORTE-14-2020-25 – Network Cultural Programming – Cultural Heritage – NORTE-05-1406-FEDER-000200
- Cultural Quadrilátero II
- Portugal 2020 – Ongoing operations under Notice No. NORTE-06-2016-22 (Strategic Urban Development Plan):
- NORTH-05-1406-FEDER-000200 – Real-Time Information Systems.
- NORTH-05-1406-ERDF-000208 – Integrated ticketing.
- CEF Programme – Ongoing operations under the grant agreement INEA/CEF/TRAN/M 2018/1796634 – Action: Cooperative Streets (C-Streets), Action number: 2018-PT-TM-0099-S, Project Leader: IMT – Institute of Mobility and Transport, I.P.. Co-financed by the Connecting Europe – European Union – C-Roads – Cooperative Streets.
- European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA) – CINEA. C – Green research and innovation – C.3 – Horizon Europe Transport – Project: 101076791 — IN2CCAM — HORIZON-CL5-2022-D6-01.
Quadrilátero Association develops its activity from a flexible and collaborative structure, which involves a staff of one person, combined with several working groups composed of technicians and representatives of municipalities and partner institutions.
TTS Italia is the Italian ITS Association founded in March 1999 by a group of both public and private organisations active in the sector of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS). At the moment in TTS Italia there are about more than 100 associate members encompassing local authorities, mobility agencies, public transport companies, motorway operators, industrial sector (service providers, system integrators, car makers etc.), and universities.
TTS Italia is member of the ITS National Associations Network promoted by ERTICO and has relationships with similar ITS Associations all over the world (New Zealand, Australia, China, Shenzhen, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Argentina, etc.) to evaluate and develop common strategies and actions.
At National level, in 2014 TTS Italia launched a National Platform for Local Authorities, involving several Cities and Regions in order to raise awareness as regards opportunities and policies in the ITS sector, and supporting them in the definition of local policies.
TTS Italia mission is to foster the deployment and diffusion of ITS in Italy in the most effective manner for users, as TTS Italia believes that ITS represent essential tools for improving the efficiency and safety of Italian transport systems, and for protecting the environment.
Founded in 2007, Ubiwhere is a software company focused on the research and development of innovative technological solutions, oriented to the areas of Smart Cities, Telecommunications and Future Internet. The diversified team (more than 80 employees) is one of the pillars of the company’s success, being prepared to face the greatest challenges of the market, namely the technology-based ones.
Ubiwhere cooperates with a broad technological network at national and international level, which values and recognizes the company’s large-scale contribution in its creative and innovative projects. Ubiwhere is a company recognized through several certifications: ISO 9001:2015, NP 4469:2019 and NP 4457:2007.
We have the desire to change the World, which is why we create, design and implement solutions that aim to improve people’s quality of life.
Vicomtech is an applied research centre for Interactive Computer Graphics and Multimedia located in San Sebastian (Spain). It is a non-profit association, founded in 2001 as a joint venture by the Fraunhofer INI- GraphicsNet Foundation and the EiTB Broadcasting Group. The role of Vicomtech in the market is to supply society with technology by transfer of primary research to industry. This is done through collaborative R&D projects.
Vicomtech develops its activity in the field of Information Technologies, especially the convergence of Computer Graphics and Computer Vision (Visual Computing), Data Analytics & Intelligence, Interactive Digital Media and Language Technologies.
The R&D areas of the centre are divided into the following sectors or application areas:
- Industry and Advanced Manufacturing
- Digital Media and Communications
- Speech and Natural Language Technologies
- Data Intelligence for Industry, Energy and the Environment
- Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) and Engineering
- Digital Security
- Digital Health and Biomedical Technologies
Vicomtech’s applied research activities – determined in its six application areas – cover a wide spectrum of sectors of activity directly related to Vicomtech’s technological activity, such as architecture sector, engineering sector, security sector or transport sector, among others
Vicomtech has laboratories equipped with state-of-the-art equipment: the Industry and Advanced Manufacturing, Automotive, Biomedical Technologies, Data Analytics, Digital Media and Cybersecurity laboratories.
IN2CCAM will play a key role and its results will help to take the next decisions in terms of strategies and investments. For such purposes Vigo enables their physical and digital infrastructure together with its background as Living Lab of cutting edge technologies from the last 10 years.