THE EUROPEAN COMMISION SUPPORT THE PROJECT C-ROADS SPAIN, IN WHICH THE ICEACSA GROUP R&D&I TEAM PARTICIPATES
The European Commission has communicated to Spain the list of approved projects to received grants from the call “Connecting Europe Facility (CEF)” 2016. Altogether, 17 proposals have been approved that will receive grants for 81.3 million euros. These selected projects, some of them shared with other countries, amount an investment of 198.3 million euros in Spain.
ICEACSA Group participates in the project C-Roads Spain, which is leaded by the General Directorate of Roads from Development Ministry and General Directorate of Traffic from Interior Ministry of Spain, and which has a budget close to 9 million euros. The purpose of C-Roads is to develop harmonized specifications which take into account the recommendations from C-ITS Platform about the development of ITS services based on cooperative ITS systems. C-ITS Platform is making a reality cross-border European cooperative ITS services and, additionally, is stablishing the bases to generate a good environment for connected vehicles and autonomous driving.
This is an essential work to have safer roads in Europe for citizens, a more efficient traffic and to reduce damaging emissions to environment, also benefiting European economy as a whole.
Visit C-ITS Platform website https://www.c-roads.eu/platform.html