News & Events

EFA presentation in Workshop Autonomous Vehicles, Social and Ethical Acceptance – Present and Future Scenarios

May 27, 2021

Manuel Picardi (Secretary General EFA,european driving schools Association) will give a speech at PIARC event on training and AV titled “From dream to reality: how is the international driving license system adapting to AV?”

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Fact Sheet May 2021

May 27, 2021


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Final Newsletter

May 27, 2021


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Workshop: Simulators Applied to Road Safety for Behavioural Analysis and Training

April 19, 2021

At the end of last month, several SIMUSAFE partners, led by the team at ITCL, held a workshop regarding Simulator Use in Road Safety. The workshop had 83 attendees, from 17different countries and 3 different continents. 86.75%from research institutio....

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New SIMUSAFE article published

April 14, 2021

Our partners at ITCL worked with the economics news publication, Expansión ( to write about the project. The article is a general review of the project and its significance in the road safety environment in Spain. It also includes discus....

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Commercial interest in project

March 22, 2021

One of the exciting aspects of new research is to see how it helps inspire new technology and improve the lives of the general public. Two of our partners, Marteyn van Gasteren from ITCL Technology Centre and gustavo izquierdo from #LinkInnova....

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Simulator Design Workshop: Registration Open

March 11, 2021

At the end of this month, ITCL is holding the 2nd International meeting on Simulator Design. ITCL has arranged a series of very interesting sessions presented by international experts in the field. The talks will range from large scale topic of Global....

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Partners sign an MOU

March 9, 2021

Two of our @SIMUSAFE partners have recently formalised an agreement to continue working together on future projects! You can read about the MOU as well as an interview between #EFA and the Research Unit of Traffic Psychology’s Dr. Federica Biass....

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Another Virtual Consortium Meeting

March 3, 2021

Slide of many of the partners with their video cameras turned on It’s been more than a year since we all last met together in person. Sadly, this latest consortium meeting also had to be done remotely. Despite this limitation (one we are gett....

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Spanish News Coverage for Recruitment

February 18, 2021, a local news station and site in the Burgos region, stopped by ITCL to talk with our partners, ITCL and Prometeo. They wanted to learn more about learn more about the SIMUSAFE project in general and the Prometeo’s Cycle 3 work on Canna....

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Investigating Possible Collaboration

January 26, 2021

Throughout the project, when possible and appropriate, the SIMUSAFE team has spoken with businesses and other institutions to explore possible collaboration and/or exploitation opportunities. Last week several of the SIMUSAFE partners met with som....

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Prometeo Recruiting Participants

January 14, 2021

We are looking for participants! If you are in the Burgos area of Spain, our partner PROMETEO Innovations is recruiting. Prometeo is looking for regular #cannabis users between the ages of 18 to 40 who are willing to help SIMUSAFE learn more about how....

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UPORTO’s MLSM Workshop Results

December 18, 2020

The Workshop on Machine Learning in Smart Mobility (MLSM) took place last November 4th, hosted by the University of Porto and co-located with the 21st International Conference on Intelligent Data Engineering and Automated Learning — IDEAL 2020. The au....

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New SIMUSAFE video

December 10, 2020

Our partners at Aptiv have created a wonderful new video explaining the SIMUSAFE project in general and their efforts in Cycle 2 in specific. Accompanying the new video, Dariusz Cieślar, an Engineering Manager at Aptiv, has written an article which ....

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The Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 Projects conference

December 2, 2020

The SIMUSAFE project presented some of our research findings yesterday in the H2020 Results from Road Transport Research virtual conference yesterday. Our presentation, led by Marteyn van Gasteren, was in a joint session with MeBeSafe, i-Dreams, and S....

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Upcoming Conference Presentation

November 20, 2020

We are excited to share an upcoming virtual conference presenting results from many Horizon2020 projects, including the SIMUSAFE project. The Results from Road Transport Research in H2020 Projects conference is an online conference over two days that....

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Coventry University is looking for participants

November 11, 2020

Coventry University needs your help! Are you in the West Midlands and interested in the Simusafe project? If so–drop us an email (seen in the poster above) and ask us for the screening questionnaire. You may get to join our partners at the ....

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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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