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Integration of information and communication systems (Operational Group 9)



Integration of information and communication systems (Operational Group 9)
Intégration des systèmes d'information et de communication

Background & policy context: 

The use of new information and communication systems in land transport will play an important role in several fields: safety, environment, traffic management, traveller information, etc. New devices/tools based on these systems can be developed, such as guided brakes, GPS driving assistance, etc.

Strategic Objectives: 

The mission of this operational group is to study, propose and test new systems or services based on information and communication technologies in transport, in all their forms, on improving present possibilities as well as offering new services. It touches upon all fields: safety, environment, intermodality, traveller information and services.

Programme organisation: 

This operational group is organised around three themes:

- Telematic systems: integration of telematics in infrastructure, vehicles, etc
- Mobile space: research on value of time after introduction of new services, "communicating" vehicles
- Multimodal information.

Leading Institutions:

(1) MINEFI: Ministère de l'Economie, des Finances et de l'Industrie (Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Industry)(2) ANVAR: Agence Nationale de la Valorisation de la Recherche (Research Valorisation Agency).(3) Ministère Délégué à la Recherche et aux Nouvelles Technologies (Ministry for Research and New Technologies)

Type of funding:
Programme funding arrangements and funding conditions: 

See main programme form for Predit 3 for details.

Participating countries: 
Total number of projects: 

49 (ongoing in 2002-2003)

Projects covered: 

Examples of projects are:

- Programme of satellite position and application to land transport
- Public vehicles for individual use for mobility in town/city centres.

Project Profiles:
  1. Public vehicles for individual use for mobility in town/city centres
  2. Rural car service for registered users
Contact Name: 
Mr Claude Daulaud (1) Mr Ludovic Valadier (2) / Mr Robert Csukai (3)
(1) MINEFI (Ministère de l'Industrie) (2) Ministère Délégué à la Recherche / (3) ANVAR
Contact country:
+33 1 53 44 91 89