News & Events

Coventry’s successful network test

October 15, 2020

It was landmark day yesterday for Coventry University. After delays due to COVID-19 and university access, Coventry had their first complete test of their three networked simulators. Coventry had their cycle, car and scooter sims all interacting in t....

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September EFA Newsletter

October 9, 2020

We are pleased to share the new September EFA newsletter. This month it is full of interesting interviews and reports of some of the activities EFA are carrying out. It starts with the interview with EFA President, Enrique Lorca and the difficult s....

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EFA presents SIMUSAFE at UNECE on Road Safety

September 28, 2020

Our very own Manuel Picardi, the General Secretary of EFA, presented yesterday at the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). He spoke about the SIMUSAFE project and road safety. Enjoy his photos from his presentation here.

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DSC 2020 Europe VR

September 16, 2020

Click to go to the DSC2020 website Last week our partners from ITCL participated in the hybrid Virtual Reality conference. ITCL set up a virtual simulator room to demonstrate SimuSafe’s connected simulators. Screenshot of three of the si....

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EFA’s August newsletter

September 1, 2020

ETSC’s Policy Director Ellen Townsend looks at the implications for road safety and how we can build a safer path forward at the local, national and EU level. Welcome to this month’s summary of the latest EFA newsletter: This month there are ....

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Data Collection and COVID-19

August 9, 2020

After months of lockdown, partners have begun recruiting participants and collecting simulator data again. Marta Escobar-Ballesta, Project Manager at Prometeo, is shown here at ITCL, helping SIMUSAFE participants navigate the project’s virtual e....

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Did you miss the latest HMI webinar?

July 24, 2020

Did you miss SIMUSAFE’s latest webinar? If so, we’ve uploaded a PDF of the slides for you. Feel free to reach out to the presenters if you have questions. Hope on over to our Dissemination page to download the slideshow from our l....

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Successful Webinar on New Technology

July 9, 2020

On the 6th of July several partners held an online webinar. Aptiv hosted the webinar and Aleksandra Mankiewicz facilitated it. The webinar consisted of presentations by Aleksandra and Dariusz Cieślar from Aptiv, Leo Hoogendoorn from TMSi, Gianluca D....

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MDH and Sensair start to recruit participants for Cycle 3

June 22, 2020

MDH and Senseair are ready to invite participants to the Sensair facility to join in the SIMUSAFE simulator research. In this article posted last week on MDH’s University website, MDH and Senseair discuss the project as well as share a video. Ma....

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The contribution of psychologists to Simusafe

June 2, 2020

UCSC– Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – takes part in the SIMUsafe project with a team composed of traffic psychologists, from the Traffic Unit Research.   The U....

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University of Porto’s team enters the EuVsVirus Hackathon

June 1, 2020

In May, 2020, several of our researchers from University of Porto, FEUP, participated in the EuVsVirus Hackathon. The team consisted of Thiago Munhoz , João Jacob, Henrique Rubio, and Silvia Baez . Thiago Munhoz has written a post explaining their su....

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How to Build a Test Track

May 26, 2020

Aleksandra Mankiewicz from our partner, APTIV, has written this post describing how APTIV designed and built the SIMUSAFE test track for Cycle 2. A former airport runway for small planes was chosen for the track area outside of Krakow. This c....

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EFA Newsletter

May 13, 2020

We are pleased to share the latest Newsletter from our partner, EFA. This newsletter deals with a broad range of interesting topics including Truck Platooning, public awareness and attitudes towards automated driving, and an interview with the Piagg....

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SIMUSAFE Consortium Meeting

May 13, 2020

The SIMUSAFE Consortium was scheduled to meet up in Coventry, UK last month. Three weeks before we were all scheduled to meet. Coventry and ITCL met online and decided to transfer the meeting to an online format for the health and safety of all the pa....

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EFA Newsletter

March 13, 2020

The March newsletter by EFA is out. In this issue, EFA explores what the current status is of the Driving Schools in the EU due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Other topics covered include the latest report by LEARN! on sets out their current recommendati....

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Training workshop in Milano

February 13, 2020

Shortly before the COVID-19 lockdown, several of the SIMUSAFE partners gathered in Milano, hosted by our UCSC partners. In preparation for the start of Cycle 3 data collection, we all met to be trained on the multiple tools which we will all be using.....

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Second consortium meeting hosted by IFSTTAR

January 17, 2020

In January, the SIMUSAFE partners met in France for our second meeting. There was substantial discussion surrounding preparing for Phase One of the project doing Naturalistic research with each of the modes.

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A new Powered Two-Wheeler position paper

January 17, 2020

The European Union Road Federation (ERF) and the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) have published a new position paper detailing the infrastructure improvements the two agencies feel would best help increase the safety of ....

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Krakow Consortium Meeting a Productive Success

January 17, 2020

The partners gathered last week in Krakow, Poland for a three-day meeting hosted by APTIV.  The focus was on finishing up cycle 1, the naturalistic phase, and preparing for cycles 2 and 3, the controlled and simulated phases. Below the partners b....

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Festival Attendees

December 19, 2019

Bringing interested Festival attendees to th

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Learning about SIMUSAFE

December 19, 2019

A large group of people learning about SIM

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Partner presentation at conference

November 29, 2019

MDH recently presented some of their simusafe research entitled Supervised Learning for Road Junctions Identification using IMU at the International Conference on Advances in Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence (ASPAI’ 2019)’, ....

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SIMUSAFE News in Sweden

October 10, 2019

The SIMUSAFE project recently received a lot of media coverage last month in Västerås, Sweden and beyond. The project meeting was discussed in a radio interview on the 13th of September. P4 Västmanland interviewed project partner, Mobyen Uddin Ahmed a....

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Västerås Consortium Meeting

September 23, 2019

On the 17th and 18th of September, the SIMUSAFE Consortium met for its 5th General Meeting in Västerås, Sweden. The meeting was hosted by our partners at Mälardalen University (www.mdh.se). The meeting focused on scheduling and partner preparation ....

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New collaborator on board

July 29, 2019

We are excited to welcome the Association *Les Amis de la Route* du Mali to the simusafe consortium. They have joined as project collaborators; we look forward to learning from each other! To learn more about them visit this site: http://roadsafetyngo....

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Festival of Innovation

June 18, 2019

Aptiv’s SIMUSAFE team Our partner, Aptiv, recently participated in Lesser Poland’s Festival of Innovation in Krakow. This event was open to the general public and there was a very good audience turnout. A large group of people learning about SI....

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A new Powered Two-Wheeler position paper

May 26, 2019

The European Union Road Federation (ERF) and the Federation of European Motorcyclists’ Associations (FEMA) have published a new position paper detailing the infrastructure improvements the two agencies feel would best help increase the safety of ....

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Educational workshop

May 20, 2019

Consortium partners EFA and AIPSS held the first in a series of simusafe workshops last month in Brussels. Entitled Autonomous vehicles and road safety: towards new training modules for drivers and driving instructors, almost 20 people attended t....

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Consortium Meeting in sunny Porto

March 29, 2019

The partners met in March for our third consortium meeting. It was a productive two days. We thank University of Porto for their great hosting. Topics of discussion included current status of each WP and starting planning for Ethics and Cycle 3.

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The Spanish President visits ITCL

March 13, 2019

Carlos Catalina explica a @sanchezcastejon el proyecto de #H2020 @SIMUSAFE liderado por nuestro centro 🚗🚗 un proyecto que analiza el comportamiento de los conductores ( coches, motos, bicis y peatones) en #simuladores de #realidadvirtual pic.twitter.c....

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