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SHERPA

Project ID: 600958
Gefördert unter

Smart collaboration between Humans and ground-aErial Robots for imProving rescuing activities in Alpine environments

Von 2013-02-01 bis 2017-03-31, Abgeschlossenes Projekt | SHERPA Website

Projektdetails

Gesamtkosten:

EUR 11 274 026

EU-Beitrag:

EUR 8 550 000

Koordiniert in:

Italy

Aufruf zur Vorschlagseinreichung:

FP7-ICT-2011-9See other projects for this call

Finanzierungsprogramm:

CP - Collaborative project (generic)

Description

Mixed ground and aerial robotic platform supporting search and rescue activities in a Alpine environments
The goal of <a href="http://www.sherpa-project.eu" target="_blank">SHERPA</a> is to develop a mixed ground and aerial robotic platform to support search and rescue activities in a real-world hostile environment like the alpine scenario. What makes the project very rich from a scientific viewpoint is the heterogeneity and the capabilities to be owned by the different actors of the SHERPA system: the “human” rescuer is the “busy genius”, working in team with the ground vehicle, as the “intelligent donkey”, and with the aerial platforms, i.e. the “trained wasps” and “patrolling hawks”. The emphasis is placed on robust autonomy of the platform, acquisition of cognitive capabilities, collaboration strategies, natural and implicit interaction between the “genius” and the “SHERPA animals”, which motivate the research activity.

Ziel

The goal of SHERPA is to develop a mixed ground and aerial robotic platform to support search and rescue activities in a real-world hostile environment like the alpine scenario. The technological platform and the alpine rescuing scenario are the occasion to address a number of research topics about cognition and control pertinent to the call.What makes the project potentially very rich from a scientific viewpoint is the heterogeneity and the capabilities to be owned by the different actors of the SHERPA system: the "human" rescuer is the "busy genius", working in team with the ground vehicle, as the "intelligent donkey", and with the aerial platforms, i.e. the "trained wasps" and "patrolling hawks". Indeed, the research activity focuses on how the "busy genius" and the "SHERPA animals" interact and collaborate with each other, with their own features and capabilities, toward the achievement of a common goal.A mix of advanced control and cognitive capabilities characterize the SHERPA system, aiming to support the rescuer by improving his awareness of the rescue scene even in tough environments and with the "genius" often "busy" in the rescuing activity (and thus unable to supervise the platform). Thus emphasis is placed on robust autonomy of the platform, acquisition of cognitive capabilities, collaboration strategies, natural and implicit interaction between the "genius" and the "SHERPA animals", which motivate the research activity.Five benchmarks, inspired by real-world scenarios, drive the research and motivate demonstration activities on realistic testing sites planned during the project.Seven top academic groups, two SMEs, and the Italian Association of Alpine Rescuers with the role of end-user and evaluator of the project outcomes for the specific application of search and rescuing in the alpine scenario compose the consortium.

Koordinator

ALMA MATER STUDIORUM-UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Italy

EU-Beitrag: EUR 1 348 270


Via Zamboni 33
40126 BOLOGNA
Italy
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Lorenzo Marconi
Tel.: +39 0512093788
Fax: +39 0512093073

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Teilnehmer

KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium

EU-Beitrag: EUR 914 800


Oude Markt 13
3000 LEUVEN
Belgium
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Sofie Heroes
Tel.: +32 16 329979
Fax: +32 16 326515

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BLUEBOTICS SA
Switzerland

EU-Beitrag: EUR 706 575


PARC SCIENTIFIQUE DE L EPFL - PSE-C
CH-1015 LAUSANNE
Switzerland
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Nicola Tomatis
Tel.: +41 216938314

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EIDGENOESSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZURICH
Switzerland

EU-Beitrag: EUR 1 019 920


Raemistrasse 101
8092 ZUERICH
Switzerland
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Roland Siegwart
Tel.: +41 446322358

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UNIVERSITAET BREMEN
Germany

EU-Beitrag: EUR 944 000


Bibliothekstrasse 1
28359 BREMEN
Germany
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Thomas Flink
Tel.: +4942121860550
Fax: +4942121860561

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SALA ANDREA
Italy

EU-Beitrag: EUR 465 054


VIA ARETUSI 22
40132 BOLOGNA
Italy
Activity type: Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Andrea Sala
Tel.: +39 3339140626

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C.R.E.A.T.E. CONSORZIO DI RICERCA PER L'ENERGIA E LE APPLICAZIONI TECHNOLOGICHE DELL'ELETTROMAGNETISMO
Italy

EU-Beitrag: EUR 941 800


VIA CLAUDIO 21
80125 NAPOLI
Italy
Activity type: Research Organisations
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Vincenzo Coccorese
Tel.: +39 0817683243
Fax: +39 0817683171

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CLUB ALPINO ITALIANO - C.A.I. ASSOCIAZIONE
Italy

EU-Beitrag: EUR 74 000


VIA PETRELLA ERRICO 19
20124 MILANO
Italy
Activity type: Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Emanuela Pesenti
Tel.: +39 02205723205
Fax: +3902205723201

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UNIVERSITEIT TWENTE
Netherlands

EU-Beitrag: EUR 1 110 201


DRIENERLOLAAN 5
7522 ENSCHEDE
Netherlands
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: B.J. Pals
Tel.: +31 53 489 3702

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LINKOPINGS UNIVERSITET
Sweden

EU-Beitrag: EUR 1 025 380


CAMPUS VALLA
58183 LINKOPING
Sweden
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Patrick Doherty
Tel.: +46 13282426

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UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI NAPOLI FEDERICO II.
Teilnahme ist beendet
Italy

EU-Beitrag: EUR 0


Corso Umberto I 40
80138 NAPOLI
Italy
Activity type: Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Kontaktangaben: Cinzia Cannizzaro
Tel.: +390817683830

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