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Child Advanced Safety Project for European Roads

Objective

"The objectives of CASPER are to reduce fatalities and injuries of children in traffic accidents. A badly injured child or a dead child is everything nobody can tolerate. Children are more and more often involved in all modes of transportations; they have no choice; they are bind to the adult careers, taking for granted that the adults will take good care of them. CASPER will address two main aspects: - on one hand, the improvement of the efficiency of child protection through the development of innovative tools, such as new sensors, dummies models and child human models, completed by test procedures in frontal and lateral configurations, with associated injury criteria, in order to provide to CRS manufacturers the possibility to develop and test their products at a lower cost, with new methods, and at a same guarantee of efficiency. - on another hand, the analysis of the reasons and consequences of misuse of child restraint systems and of the influence of the real conditions of transportation of children, as compared to the certification test procedures. The main deliverables will be the improvement of biomechanical behaviour of existing dummies associated to new measurements sensors, as well as dummies and child human numerical models, with improved test procedures, which will allow solving the issues for improvement of children protection. Reports on the conditions of use of child restraint systems and consequences in accidents, including campaigns of information will be made in order to solve the problem of children involved in traffic accidents. Seven European countries are involved in this Consortium, with 14 partners who all have a long experience in the field of child safety. They have complementary profiles and were chosen for their high level of competence as regards crash investigations, test performance, computer simulations, experience on dummies and instrumentation, injury biomechanics, computer modelling and virtual testing."

Call for proposal

FP7-SST-2007-RTD-1
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Funding Scheme

CP-FP - Small or medium-scale focused research project

Coordinator

GIE DE RECHERCHES ET D'ETUDES PSA RENAULT
Address
Avenue De La Grande Armee 75
75116 Paris
France
Activity type
Other
EU contribution
€ 490 179,22
Administrative Contact
Sophie Poisson-Crombez (Mrs.)

Participants (14)

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAT BERLIN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 435 832
Address
Strasse Des 17 Juni 135
10623 Berlin
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Simone Ludwig (Ms.)
UNIVERSITE DE STRASBOURG
France
EU contribution
€ 367 313
Address
Rue Blaise Pascal 4
67081 Strasbourg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Sandrine Schott-Carriere (Ms.)
IDIADA AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 431 513
Address
L Albornar
43710 Santa Oliva
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Victoria Domingo (Ms.)
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DES SCIENCES ET TECHNOLOGIES DES TRANSPORTS, DE L'AMENAGEMENT ET DES RESEAUX
France
EU contribution
€ 340 961,38
Address
Boulevard Isaac Newton 14 Cite Descartes 14-20
77447 Marne La Vallee Cedex 2
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Daniel Tinet (Mr.)
LOUGHBOROUGH UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 246 772
Address
Ashby Road
LE11 3TU Loughborough
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Raymond Kent (Dr.)
FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES ITALY SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 185 151
Address
Corso Giovanni Agnelli 200
10135 Torino
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Tiziano Becchi (Dr.)
MEDIZINISCHE HOCHSCHULE HANNOVER
Germany
EU contribution
€ 125 635
Address
Carl-neuberg-strasse 1
30625 Hannover
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Henry Aldag (Mr.)
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOEGSKOLA AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 228 464,40
Address
-
41296 Goeteborg
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Katarina Ekman (Ms.)
BUNDESANSTALT FUER STRASSENWESEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 324 279
Address
Bruederstrasse 53
51427 Bergisch Gladbach
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Hildegard Behr-Greinert (Ms.)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 63 407
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Carmen Rodarius (Ms.)
Verein für Fahrzeugsicherheit Berlin e.V.
Germany
EU contribution
€ 210 312
Address
"Tib 13, Gustav-meyer-allee 25"
13355 Berlin
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Heiko Johannsen (Dr.)
LUDWIG-MAXIMILIANS-UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 82 036
Address
Geschwister Scholl Platz 1
80539 Muenchen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Wolfram Hell (Dr.)
CENTRE EUROPEEN D'ETUDES DE SECURITE ET D'ANALYSE DES RISQUESC.E.E.S.A.R.ET D'ANALYSE DES RISQUES
France
EU contribution
€ 241 872
Address
Rue Des Suisses 132
92000 Nanterre
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Brigitte Margot Le Saux (Ms.)
HUMANETICS EUROPE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 80 538
Address
Im Breitspiel 6
69126 Heidelberg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Paul Lemmen (Mr.)