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Aligning Research & Innovation for Connected and Automated Driving in Europe

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Geo-spatial type
Other
Total project cost
€3 000 000
EU Contribution
€3 000 000
Project Acronym
ARCADE
STRIA Roadmaps
Connected and automated transport (CAT)
Transport mode
Road icon
Transport policies
Digitalisation
Transport sectors
Passenger transport

Overview

Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

The mission of ARCADE is to coordinate consensus-building across stakeholders for sound and harmonised deployment of Connected, Cooperative and Automated Driving (CAD) in Europe and beyond. ARCADE supports the commitment of the European Commission, the European Member States and the industry to develop a common approach to development, testing, validation and deployment of CAD in Europe and beyond.

Objectives

ARCADE involves 23 partners, 43 associated partners and over 500 subscribers, jointly forming the CAD network of European experts and stakeholders from the public, industry and research sectors, with international outreach.

ARCADE uses a dual approach to identify and overcome bottlenecks and in parallel maximise consensus and synergy between stakeholders. Using a road metaphor, ARCADE focusses on “removing road blocks, paving the road, prevent traffic jams and providing navigation to a common destination”.

Methodology

In an annual cycle, ARCADE positions the CAD Network (WP2) centrally which brings together the CAD community at national, European and International levels. The Thematic Areas (WP3) work on content creation leading to consensus-based positions, needs and scenarios. The Knowledge Base (WP4) consolidates the CAD knowhow baseline and serves as public one-stop shop overview of CAD.

The main results of ARCADE will be:

  • Knowledge Base on CAD regulations and policy, on organisations & projects, on standards, on testing methodologies & data and lessons learned
  • Scenarios, positions, gap analysis and recommendations on 12 thematic CAD areas
  • Updates of CAD roadmaps
  • Common Research & Innovation approaches across EU, US, Japan and other countries involved
  • Web and news flash promotion of national, European and international CAD activities

Funding

Parent Programmes
Institution Type
Public institution
Institution Name
European Commission
Type of funding
Public (EU)
Specific funding programme
H2020-EU.3.4.
Other Programme
DT-ART-02-2018 Support for networking activities and impact assessment for road automation

Results

Laying the foundation for a European automated road transport roadmap

Automated road transport (ART) could help Europe resolve several societal challenges with green transport and mobility, including road safety, decarbonisation and smart cities. Effective coordination and harmonisation could accelerate the implementation of connected and automated driving (CAD) in Europe.

The ART community faces important challenges and gaps, requiring a uniform approach to R&D, testing and deployment. Furthermore, effective integration and coordination with policy-making is required to prevent fragmented rules and procedures.

The EU-funded https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/about-us/cartre/ (CARTRE) project sought to accelerate ART development and deployment by increasing market and policy certainties. “It supported the development of clearer, more consistent policies in EU Member States to ensure that ART systems and services are interoperable and implemented in a coherent way across Europe,” says coordinator Dr Stéphane Dreher.

Stakeholder Forum for the advancement of ART

CARTRE gathered key public and private stakeholders from the automotive, infrastructure, ICT and service provision sectors involved in CAD. “They exchanged experiences and knowledge about past and ongoing project results at national, European and international levels to avoid replication and built consensus for harmonised CAD deployment in Europe,” he adds.

Project partners defined deployment paths and identified challenges, drivers, influencing factors, and future research needs for CAD across Europe in 10 thematic areas. These include policy and regulation needs, safety validation and road worthiness testing, digital and physical infrastructure, and in-vehicle technology. Additional thematic areas concerned socioeconomic assessment and sustainability, plus user and societal awareness and acceptance. The consortium produced position papers in all 10 areas, which reflect the collective position of contributing stakeholders. The papers were used to update the https://www.ertrac.org/index.php?page=ertrac-roadmap (ERTRAC Roadmap) on Automated Driving and the Strategic Transport Research and Innovation Agenda on Connected and Automated Transport in 2017 and 2018, respectively.

CARTRE team members delivered a global overview and analysis that includes roadmaps, action plans, pilots and test sites from EU Member States. They analysed over 50 roadmaps and more than 80 pilot and test sites. The result is a synopsis of topics that need to be further examined in a more harmonised and precise way to support authorities and cities in developing future roadmaps and action plans.

Coordinating and harmonising European and global ART approaches

Several meetings between the European Commission, the United States and Japan supported information exchange, and identified needs for collaboration on common issues. Two high-profile events promoted European research in ART. CARTRE was responsible for co-organising the first https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/conference/ (European conference on CAD) and an https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/2018_symposium/ (interactive symposium).

The https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/arcade-project/ (ARCADE) project is building on the successful outcomes of CARTRE. It will leverage the CAD stakeholder community and provide a forum to exchange lessons learnt and best practices. ARCADE aims to extend international cooperation with other countries identified as taking on a leading role in ART development, while contributing to the ongoing trilateral EU-US-Japan cooperation efforts. It will further develop the existing knowledge base on the state of the art in European R&D vehicle automation activities and build up synergies and shared views on deployment scenarios and research needs for CAD.

ARCADE is co-organiser of the https://connectedautomateddriving.eu/eucad2019/ (2nd European Conference on CAD) to be held in Brussels in April. Participants will include political leaders from the Commission and Member States with high-level representatives from industry and road authorities to discuss all the major challenges related to automated mobility.

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
European Road Transport Telematics implementation Coordination Organisation (ERTICO) - Intelligent Transport Systems & Services Europe
Address
Avenue Louise 326, 1050 BRUSSELS, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€609 750
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Volvo Technology Ab
Address
Götaverksgatan 10, 40508 GOTHENBURG, Sweden
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€2 628 246
Organisation
Volvo Technology Ab
Address
Götaverksgatan 10, 40508 GOTHENBURG, Sweden
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€211 250
Organisation
Renault Represented By Gie Reginov
Address
Quai Alphonse Le Gallo 13/15, 92100 BOULOGNE-BILLANCOURT, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€60 000
Organisation
Association Europeenne Des Fournisseurs Automobiles
Address
COURS SAINT MICHEL 30 BOITE G, 1040 BRUXELLES, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€125 000
Organisation
Robert Bosch Gmbh
Address
Robert-Bosch Platz, 70839 Gerlingen-Schillerhoehe, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€100 000
Organisation
Federation Internationale De L'automobile
Address
PLACE DE LA CONCORDE 8, 75008 PARIS, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€192 500
Organisation
Centro Ricerche Fiat - Societa Consortile Per Azioni
Address
Strada Torino, 50, 10043 ORBASSANO (TO), Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€3 846 245
Organisation
Centro Ricerche Fiat - Societa Consortile Per Azioni
Address
Strada Torino, 50, 10043 ORBASSANO (TO), Italy
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€69 375
Organisation
Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek Tno
Address
ANNA VAN BUERENPLEIN 1, 2595 DA DEN HAAG, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€255 000
Organisation
Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen
Address
Templergraben, 52062 Aachen, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€43 750
Organisation
Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus Vtt
Address
TEKNIIKANTIE 21, 02150 ESPOO, Finland
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€139 688
Organisation
Fondation Partenarial Mov'eotec
Address
AVENUE DE PARIS 55, 78000 VERSAILLES, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€3 987 863
Organisation
Fondation Partenarial Mov'eotec
Address
AVENUE DE PARIS 55, 78000 VERSAILLES, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€106 250
Organisation
Ministerie Van Infrastructuur En Waterstaat
Address
RIJNSTRAAT 8, 2500 EX DEN HAAG, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€92 500
Organisation
University Of Leeds
Address
University Rd, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€96 500
Organisation
Austriatech - Gesellschaft Des Bundes Fur Technologiepolitische Massnahmen Gmbh
Address
RAIMUNDGASSE 1/6, 1020 WIEN, Austria
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€59 375
Organisation
Deutsches Zentrum Fr Luft Und Raumfahrt E.v
Address
Linder Hoehe, 51147 KOELN, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€50 000
Organisation
Idiada Automotive Technology Sa
Address
L Albornar, 43710 Santa Oliva, Spain
EU Contribution
€91 250
Organisation
Union Internationale Des Transport Publics
Address
Rue Ste. Marie 6, 1080 BRUXELLES, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€107 500
Organisation
Dienst Wegverkeer (Rdw)
Address
EUROPAWEG 205, 2711 ER ZOETERMEER, Netherlands
EU Contribution
€75 000
Organisation
Iru Projects Asbl
Address
Avenue De Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€161 563
Organisation
Aptiv Services Deutschland Gmbh
Address
AM TECHNOLOGIEPARK 1, 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
EU Contribution
€102 500
Organisation
Institute Of Communication And Computer Systems
Address
Patission, 10682 Athens, Greece
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€96 250
Organisation
Bayerische Motoren Werke Ag
Address
Petuelring 130, 80809 MUNICH, Germany
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€87 500
Organisation
Chalmers Tekniska Hoegskola Ab
Address
41296 GOTHENBURG, Sweden
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€67 500

Technologies

Technology Theme
Connected and automated vehicles
Technology
Standards for ITS and cooperative car systems
Development phase
Validation

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