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Obtain flight mission readiness, enabling rapid intervention for healthcare and critical infrastructure, leveraging all value chain actors and U-Space services.

PROJECTS
Funding
European
European Union
Duration
-
Status
Ongoing
Total project cost
€9 293 275
EU Contribution
€6 497 546
Project Acronym
SAFIR-Ready
STRIA Roadmaps
Smart mobility and services (SMO)
Transport mode
Airborne icon
Transport policies
Societal/Economic issues

Overview

Call for proposal
HORIZON-SESAR-2022-DES-IR-01
Link to CORDIS
Background & Policy context

Where speed and precision are of the essence, it’s necessary to deliver faster and more efficient services. This makes timely drone-based operations more important than ever. With this in mind, the EU-funded SAFIR-Ready project seeks to revolutionise drone services for both medical and non-medical applications. By developing a comprehensive U-Space infrastructure, including a central Command and Control Centre and an automated ground integration known as the Drone Cargo Port, SAFIR-Ready unlocks the full potential of automated time-critical drone missions. The project also expands its scope to include non-medical critical missions, including inspection flights for railways and electrical grids, both planned and responsive, as well as shore-to-ship transport of materials.

Objectives

SAFIR-Ready aims to develop new U-Space services relevant for U3 and U4, that, together with a central Command and Control Center (C2C) and the development of an automated ground integration (Drone Cargo Port - DCP) will allow for automated time critical drone based services for medical and non-medical use cases.

To achieve this, the consortium will focus on the development of a ‘Dynamic Capacity Management System’ (U3), ‘Detect And Avoid algorithms’ (U3) and ‘Machine To Machine communication and decision making’ (U4).

The medical use cases have already been demonstrated in the predecessor project of SAFIR-Ready, SAFIR-Med. These use cases consist of (urgent) transport between of from hospital rooftops for clinical samples, blood products, medicines, and AED’s. The SAFIR-Ready project will extend these use cases with non-medical critical missions:

Inspection flights for railways and electrical grids. These flights can be planned (e.g. routine inspections of infrastructure) but can also be time critical in case of unforeseen issues with the infrastructure (e.g. tree fallen on high tension cable).

Shore to Ship for transport of materials, inspector, or pilotage passenger.

The consortium will demonstrate the new U-Space services in executing the aforementioned use cases in three different regions: Antwerp (BE), Tartu (EE) and Flushing (NL)

In parallel research will be done around social acceptance, privacy protection and environmental impact.

The Figure below shows how one base set up, consisting of the Helicus Command and Control Center, a drone agnostic Drone Cargo Port and various UAV-types cover a various set of uses cases.

Funding

Specific funding programme
HORIZON.2.5 - Climate, Energy and Mobility
Other Programme
HORIZON-SESAR-2022-DES-IR-01-WA4-1 Fast Track Innovation and Uptake U-space and Urban Air Mobility

Partners

Lead Organisation
Organisation
HELICUS BVBA
Address
PASTOOR DE CONINCKLAAN 32, 2610 Antwerpen, Belgium
EU Contribution
€2 945 947
Partner Organisations
Organisation
Nsx
Address
GALILEILAAN 15, 2845 NIEL, Belgium
EU Contribution
€390 000
Organisation
FLYVERCITY LTD
Address
3-15-HASHIVA STREET, NETANYA 4230615, Israel
EU Contribution
€230 563
Organisation
SAFESKY
Address
AV.CHAMPS DE LA BLOQUERIE 42, 1420 BRAINE L'ALLEUD, Belgium
EU Contribution
€165 000
Organisation
SKYCORP OU
Address
KAMBJA VALD, KULITSE ALEVIK, NURME, 61702 TARTU, Estonia
EU Contribution
€250 374
Organisation
HARIDUS- JA TEADUSMINISTEERIUM
Address
Munga, 18, 50088 Tartu, Estonia
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€301 875
Organisation
Droniq Gmbh
Address
GINNHEIMER STADTWEG 88, 60431 FRANKFURT AM MAIN, Germany
EU Contribution
€244 708
Organisation
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUR LUFT - UND RAUMFAHRT EV
Address
LINDER HOHE, 51147 KOLN, Germany
EU Contribution
€333 025
Organisation
Airbus Defence And Space Sas
Address
31 RUE DES COSMONAUTES ZI DU PALAYS, 31402 TOULOUSE CEDEX, France
EU Contribution
€50 750
Organisation
SAFRAN ELECTRONICS & DEFENSE
Address
2 BOULEVARD DU GENERAL MARTIAL VALIN, 75015 Paris, France
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€399 875
Organisation
Agentfly Technologies Sro
Address
KARLOVO NAMESTI 290/16, 120 00 NOVE MESTO PRAHA, Czechia
EU Contribution
€148 313
Organisation
KPMG ADVISORY
Address
LUCHTHAVEN BRUSSEL NATIONAAL 1K, 1930 ZAVENTEM, Belgium
EU Contribution
€250 000
Organisation
Luxmobility S.a.r.l.
Address
70, Boulevard de la Fraternite, L-1541 Luxembourg, Luxembourg
EU Contribution
€250 075
Organisation
Elliniko Institouto Mi Epandromenon Systimaton Kai Diastimatos Astiki Mi Kerdoskopiki Etaireia
Address
SIFNOU 1, 19013 SARONIDA ATTIKIS, Greece
EU Contribution
€193 375
Organisation
Technische Universiteit Delft
Address
STEVINWEG 1, 2628 CN DELFT, Netherlands
Organisation website
EU Contribution
€343 667

Technologies

Technology Theme
Aircraft operations and safety
Technology
Drone traffic management system
Development phase
Demonstration/prototyping/Pilot Production

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