Cutting edge research on sustainable urban mobility from an integrated perspective, will be on the agenda at the Integrated transport research lab (ITRL) Conference in June next year. Academia, research institutes, industry and public authorities are all welcome as the submission opens.
SAFER’s International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention is the premiere international event on this topic and is designed to bring participants up-to-date on developments in this field. The theme will be 'Driver engagement during assisted driving'. The Scientific Committee welcomes abstracts from all modes of transport and from any relevant discipline. DDI2018 will be held in at Lindholmen Science Park.
The City of Stockholm is announcing an innovation contest, “Eccentric 2017”, whose aim is to encourage companies and organisations to present potential technological solutions that will help create the smart, accessible city of the future.
The planned area of Landvetter south and new housing in Mölnlycke center increase the need for smart traffic solutions in Härryda. That is the background to why the municipality wanted to participate in S3, Shared shuttle services, a project within Drive Sweden.
In an increasingly complex and digitalized sector, where automation, electro mobility and connected vehicles comprise the future, new requirements are being set in terms of work approaches. Which is why Autoliv, Ericsson, Volvo Cars, the Volvo Group and Zenuity opened MobilityXlab at Lindholmen Science Park today. The companies want to strengthen their positions at the forefront of a changing automotive industry with the aim of collaborating with start-ups to develop and demonstrate safer and more efficient transportation for tomorrow’s world.
Smarter and more sustainable solutions are the key features of the activities that Drive Sweden will lead on behalf of the government in “The next generation travel and transport” program – one of the five national innovation partnership programs. Many of Drive Sweden’s partners, including Volvo Cars, Volvo Buses, Nobina, RISE and the Royal Swedish Institute of Technology (KTH), will develop and test brand new ways of how we move around our cities, which could create real and tangible benefits to society.
Funding is available for research projects that want to use the AstaZero proving ground - meaning free access to the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety. Final submission date is September 29.
How is Sweden performing amid the competition in the development of mobility services? This was the focus of the Innovation Bazaar held at Lindholmen Science Park on September 7, where start-ups, established companies and researchers gathered to share experiences and forge new contacts.
Ericsson will collaborate with Zenuity, the automotive software development joint venture between Autoliv and Volvo Car Corporation, to develop an end-to-end platform for Connected Safety, Advanced Driver Assistance Support (ADAS) and Autonomous Driving (AD) software and functions.
"I see Sweden and Singapore amongst a small group of countries leading the world in terms of developing a vision for future mobility", said Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Transport in Singapore, at a Drive Sweden event at Lindholmen Science Park.