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High precision positioning for cooperative ITS applications

Objective

Cooperative intelligent transport system (C-ITS) applications rely on knowledge of the geographical positions of vehicles. Unfortunately, satellite-based positioning systems (e.g. GPS and Galileo) are unable to provide sufficiently accurate position information for many important applications and in certain challenging but common environments (e.g. urban canyons and tunnels). This project addresses this problem by combining traditional satellite systems with an innovative use of on-board sensing and infrastructure-based wireless communication technologies (e.g. Wi-Fi, ITS-G5, UWB tracking, Zigbee, Bluetooth, LTE...) to produce advanced, highly-accurate positioning technologies for C-ITS. The results will be integrated into the facilities layer of ETSI C-ITS architecture and will thereby become available for all C-ITS applications, including those targeting the challenging use cases Traffic Safety of Vulnerable Users and Autonomous Driving/platooning. The project will therefore go beyond ego- and infra-structure-based positioning by incorporating them as building blocks to develop an enhanced European-wide positioning service platform based on enhanced Local Dynamic Maps and built on open European standards. Proof-of-concept systems developed in the project will combine infrastructure devices, reference vehicles, communication between road users and offline processing, and will be evaluated under real conditions at TASS' test site in Helmond, with the objective of assessing its capabilities to provide high precision positioning to C-ITS applications. When possible, codes and prototypes will be fully open-source and made available to the larger research community as well as to the automotive industry at the end of the project. All achievements will be published in top-tier events further guaranteeing an open-access to all technical publications produced. The project also aims at a strong commitment to bringing the developed solutions to standardization bodies

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2014_TwoStages
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Coordinator

JACOBS UNIVERSITY BREMEN GGMBH
Address
Campus Ring 1
28725 Bremen
Germany

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 917 500

Participants (13)

EURECOM
France
EU contribution
€ 487 678,75
Address
Route Des Chappes 450 Campus Sophiatech
06410 Biot

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Germany
EU contribution
€ 608 146
Address
Linder Hohe
51147 Koln

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Activity type
Research Organisations
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
France
EU contribution
€ 706 175
Address
Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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Research Organisations
CHALMERS TEKNISKA HOGSKOLA AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 403 150
Address
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412 96 Goteborg

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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
FBCONSULTING SARL
Luxembourg
EU contribution
€ 181 250
Address
Route De Luxembourg 21
6633 Wasserbillig

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 231 535
Address
Robert-bosch-platz 1
70839 Gerlingen-schillerhoehe

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TASS INTERNATIONAL
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 203 437,50
Address
Automotive Campus 15
5708 JZ Helmond

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
BE SPOON SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 440 300
Address
17 Rue Du Lac St André
73370 Le Bourget Du Lac

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ZIGPOS GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 536 250
Address
Racknitzhohe 35a
01217 Dresden

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
PAULSCONSULTANCY BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 288 750
Address
Wittevrouwenstraat 10j
3512 CT Utrecht

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
OBJECTIVE SOFTWARE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 542 225
Address
Weltenburger Str 70
81677 Munchen

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IBEO AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 327 593,75
Address
Merkurring 60-62
22143 Hamburg

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
INNOTEC21 GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 125 625
Address
Delitzscher Str. 36
04129 Leipzig

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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)