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Inspection Drones for Ensuring Safety in Transport Infrastructures

Project description

Drones rise up to challenge of bridge and railway inspections

Drones are being used to perform inspections of roadways and railways. Industrial, research and academic experts in infrastructure inspection, energy harvesting, artificial intelligence, communications, and drone technology are joining forces to help increase the safety of the European civil transport system. Through the EU-funded Drones4Safety project, they are building a cooperative, autonomous, self-recharging and continuously operating drone system for autonomous, accurate and frequent inspections of transport infrastructures. This new system will be made available to railway and bridge operators to remotely monitor the status of their infrastructures and notifying them if a fault is detected. The project will use satellite and open maps, and will develop and improve artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms to optimise inspection results. Drones4Safety's outcomes will be presented to transportation operators in the form of software services and hardware drone systems.

Call for proposal

H2020-MG-2018-2019-2020

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Sub call

H2020-MG-2019-TwoStages

Coordinator

SYDDANSK UNIVERSITET
Net EU contribution
€ 1 196 605,00
Address
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M
Denmark
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (8)

AARHUS UNIVERSITET
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 421 900,00
Address
Nordre Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 420 928,75
Address
Hansastrasse 27C
80686 Munchen
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CENTRO EUROPEO DI FORMAZIONE E RICERCA IN INGEGNERIA SISMICA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 326 433,75
Address
Via Ferrata 1
27100 Pavia
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Nord-Ovest Lombardia Pavia
 
ALTEIA
France
Net EU contribution
€ 338 700,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
676 Rue Max Planck
31670 Labege
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Occitanie Midi-Pyrénées Haute-Garonne
 
NEAT SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 318 750,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Via Edoardo D Onofrio 304 1 Piano
00155 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
AUTOMOTIVE & RAIL INNOVATION CENTERGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 363 125,00
Address
Friedrich-list-allee 11
41844 Monchengladbach
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Heinsberg
 
DEEP BLUE SRL
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 146 750,00
SME

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

Yes
Address
Via Ennio Quirino Visconti 8
00193 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROCONTROL - EUROPEAN ORGANISATION FOR THE SAFETY OF AIR NAVIGATION
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 0,00
Address
Rue De La Fusée 96
1130 Bruxelles
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 200 558,75
Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad