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Autonomous Vehicles to Evolve to a New Urban Experience

Objective

AVENUE aims to design and carry out full scale demonstrations of urban transport automation by deploying, for the first time worldwide, fleets of autonomous mini-buses in low to medium demand areas of 4 European demonstrator cities: Geneva, Lyon, Copenhagen and Luxembourg, and 3 replicator cities. AVENUE revisits the offered public transportation services, starting from the original problem, which is to allow passengers to move from one place to another. It takes into account their special needs and time constrains, instead of trying to accommodate autonomous vehicles to the existing solutions of pre-scheduled bus itineraries. In this context, AVENUE introduces disruptive public transportation paradigms led by SMEs on the basis of door2door services and the nascent concept of the ‘Mobility Cloud’ aiming in setting up a new model of public transportation. This model enables safe, efficient, on-demand and emission free personalised public transportation, available anytime and anywhere, blending conventional public transport with novel service models such these of the sharing economy. The project partners will apply cutting edge technologies and I2V, V2I & V2V communications that will allow a twofold increase of the average vehicle speed and a tenfold increase in the range served by autonomous vehicles. A set of corresponding in- and out-of-vehicle services that substantially enhance road safety, the overall quality of the service and the value added to the passenger will be introduced, targeting also elderly people, people with disabilities and vulnerable users.
AVENUE draws and builds upon the accumulated experience from its consortium of 16 partners from 7 European countries, and the operation of Navya’s 65 mini-buses in 22 cities from 13 countries in 4 continents that already demonstrate reliable and safe operation at pilot sites by transporting over 180,000 passengers. The project activities are organised in 10 workpackages that are implemented within 4 years.

Call for proposal

H2020-ART-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-ART-2017-Two-Stages

Coordinator

UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
Net EU contribution
€ 2 027 171,91
Address
Rue Du General Dufour 24
1211 Geneve
Switzerland
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève

Participants (22)

NAVYA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 1 959 475,00
Address
1 Rue Du Docteur Pierre Fleury Papillon
69100 Villeurbanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 839 775,00
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
 
CENTRALESUPELEC
France
Net EU contribution
€ 441 350,00
Address
Plateau De Moulon 3 Rue Joliot Curie
91192 Gif Sur Yvette
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Essonne
 
HOCHSCHULE PFORZHEIM
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 686 100,00
Address
Tiefenbronner Strasse 65
75175 Pforzheim
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Baden-Württemberg Karlsruhe Pforzheim, Stadtkreis
 
TRANSPORTS PUBLICS GENEVOIS
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 2 040 850,00
Address
Route De La Chapelle 1
1212 Grand Lancy
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 871 650,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève
 
BESTMILE SA

Participation ended

Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 632 380,71
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Avenue De Rhodanie 58
1007 Lausanne
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 657 421,29
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Vaud
 
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 595 587,00
Address
Werner-von-siemens-str. 1
80333 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 259 538,00
CENTRE EUROPEEN D'ETUDES DE SECURITE ET D'ANALYSE DES RISQUES
France
Net EU contribution
€ 649 250,00
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
215 Avenue Georges Clemenceau
92000 Nanterre
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
REPUBLIQUE ET CANTON DE GENEVE, DEPARTEMENT DE LENVIRONNEMENT, DES TRANSPORTS ET DE L AGRICULTURE
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 464 250,00
Address
Rue De L Hotel De Ville 14
1204 Geneve
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève
 
VIRTUAL VEHICLE RESEARCH GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 244 500,00
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Inffeldgasse 21 A
8010 Graz
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AVL LIST GMBH
Austria
Net EU contribution
€ 152 705,00
Address
Hans-list-platz 1
8020 Graz
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 65 445,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

AVL LLM SAS
France
Net EU contribution
€ 91 070,00
Address
5-9 Rue Benoit Frachon
91120 Palaiseau
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 39 030,00
MOBILETHINKING SARL
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 664 475,00
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Route Des Acacias 43
1227 Les Acacias
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 284 775,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Genève
 
ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 728 000,00
Address
Charilaou Thermi Road 6 Km
57001 Thermi Thessaloniki
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Θεσσαλονίκη Κεντρική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
AUTONOMOUS MOBILITY A/S
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 2 097 544,50
SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Address
Park Alle 355
2605 Brondby
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 898 948,00
Region
Københavns omegn Hovedstaden
 
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

AMOBILITY AS
Norway
Net EU contribution
€ 89 687,50
Address
Tordenskiolds Gata 3
0160 Oslo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 38 437,50
S.L.A. SA
Luxembourg
Net EU contribution
€ 1 001 350,00
Address
Rue Laangwiss 4 Zae Robert Steichen
4940 Bascharage
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 429 150,00
Region
Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg
 
KEOLIS LYON
France
Net EU contribution
€ 828 975,00
Address
19 Boulevard Vivier Merle
69003 Lyon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 355 275,00
Region
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes Rhône
 
POSTAUTO AG
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 50 875,00
Address
Engehaldenstrasse 39
3030 Bern
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 151 875,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Bern / Berne
COMMUNE DE SION
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Hotel De Ville Grand-pont 12
1950 Sion
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 372 625,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Région lémanique Valais / Wallis
 
HAUTE ECOLE SPECIALISEE DE SUISSE OCCIDENTALE
Switzerland
Net EU contribution
€ 49 125,00
Address
Route De Moutier 14
2800 Delemont
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Schweiz/Suisse/Svizzera Espace Mittelland Jura
VILLE ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE
Luxembourg
Net EU contribution
€ 12 500,00
Address
Bp 145
4002 Esch-sur-alzette
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Luxembourg Luxembourg Luxembourg
 
IOKI GMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 92 558,38
Address
An Der Welle 3
60322 Frankfurt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 39 667,87
Region
Darmstadt Frankfurt am Main, Kreisfreie Stadt