Proposal ID: 723211-2
ICCS project ID: 63100000
Role: Partner
Acronym: SAFESTRIP: Safe and green Sensor Technologies for self-explaining and forgiving Road Interactive aPplications
Topic: MG-3.4-2016
Type of action: RIA
Call identifier: H2020-MG-2016-2017

SAFESTRIP: Safe and green Sensor Technologies for self-explaining and forgiving Road Interactive aPplications

Duration in months: 36
Fixed keyword 1: Road infrastructure
Fixed keyword 2: Transport engineering, intelligent transport systems
Fixed keyword 3: Transport & Mobility
Free keywords: Free keywords V2V, I2V, cooperative driving, intelligent infrastructure, car, VRU (Vulnerable Road Users), PTW (Power Two Wheelers), micro/nano sensors, work zones safety, automated vehicles

SAFE STRIP aims to introduce a disruptive technology that will achieve to embed C-ITS applications in existing road infrastructure, including novel I2V and V2I, as well as VMS/VSL functions into low-cost, integrated strips markers on the road; to make roads self-explanatory and forgiving for all road users (trucks, cars and vulnerable road users, such as PTWs riders) and all vehicle generations (non-equipped, C-ITS equipped, autonomous), with reduced maintenance cost, full recyclability and added value services, as well as supporting real-time predictive road maintenance functions. The vast potential of SAFE STRIP will be demonstrated through applications for: 1) Cooperative safety functions for enhanced ADAS/ ARAS equipped and non-equipped vehicles, 2) Road wear level and predictive road maintenance, 3) Road work zones and railway crossings warnings, 4) Merging/intersection support, 5) Personalised VMS’/VDS’ and Traffic Centre Information, 6) Dynamic trajectory estimation and interface to automated vehicles, whereas it will open a new channel to a vast array of 7) Supportive added value services (such as Virtual Toll Collection and Parking booking and charging). It will be evaluated in a test bed in Spain and in France and 2 closed test tracks in Italy and in real life conditions in Greek and Italian highways, with 4 car and 3 PTW demonstrators. This very challenging task is undertaken by a muldisciplinary and complementary Consortium of 18 Partners from 6 countries, with a good representation of all stakeholders: 1 vehicle OEM (CRF), 1 PTW OEM (Piaggio), 2 system integrators and infrastructure installers (3M & CEA), 2 Tier 1 suppliers (CONTI & VALEO), 1 SME (RELAB), 8 R&D Institutes (CERTH, UNITN, UPAT, FhG/IAO, CNR, CIDAUT, CTI and ICCS) and 2 end users (ATTD and Α22) as beneficiaries, under the umbrella of ERTICO; thus providing further access to all key stakeholders in the area.

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