User Advisory Board

A User Advisory Board of relevant stakeholder supports the consortium in ensuring the research continues to address the key issues as well as providing a major route to implementation of the results.

The i-DREAMS User Advisory Board consists of the following organisations and institutions:

  • The Finnish Crash Data Institute OTI works to prevent road accidents in Finland and provides important information that can be used to improve traffic safety at both legislative and practical levels. The institute operates as an independent unit within the Finnish Motor Insurers’ Centre.        
  • Wiener Linien is Vienna’s public transport operator and is responsible for some 180 underground, tram and bus lines. The underground network extends to 83 kilometers, the tram network comprises around 220 kilometers, which makes it the sixth-largest in the world, and the bus lines travel a network of 850 kilometers.
  • Nea Odos is the concession company which has undertaken the construction, operation, exploitation and maintenance of the “Ionia Odos” project, with primary objective to provide safe and faster transportation conditions, as well as high quality services, to all motorway’s users in Greece
  • Budapesti Közlekedési Központ (BKK), (transl. Centre for Budapest Transport), is the largest public transport company in Budapest and one of the largest in Europe. BKK operates buses (200+ lines, 40 night lines), trams (33 lines) and trolleybuses (15 lines).
  • Edinburgh Trams is a tramway in Edinburgh, Scotland, operated by Edinburgh Trams Ltd. As of 2017 it is a 14-kilometre (8.7 mi) line between York Place in the New Town and Edinburgh Airport, with 16 stops.
  • The City of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • The International Federation of Pedestrians (IFP) is an umbrella federation for national pedestrian organisations, promoting and defending walking as a form of sustainable mobility throughout the world.
  • Autoridade Nacional de Segurança Rodoviária (ANSR) or the National Authority for Road Safety is a central government service with administrative autonomy. ANSR’s mission is to plan and coordinate at national level to support government policy on road safety and the application of administrative law to the motorway in Portugal.
  • Carris (Companhia Carris de Ferro de Lisboa) (Lisbon Tramways Company) is a public transportation company in Lisbon, Portugal. Carris operates Lisbon’s buses, trams, and funiculars. It does not operate the Lisbon Metro.
  • The RAC Foundation, located in London, is a transport policy and research organisation which explores the economic, mobility, safety and environmental issues relating to roads and their users.
  • The Österreichische Bundesbahnen or ÖBB (Austrian State Railways; historically also BBÖ) is the largest railway company in Austria.
  • The Empresa Municipal de Transportes de Madrid (also known as EMT Madrid) is the company charged with the planning of public urban transport in the city in Madrid, Spain. Among the services provided by EMT Madrid are urban bus transportation as well as the BiciMAD bicycle-sharing system.
  • The Hellenic Institute of Transport (HIT) is part of the Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH) which is a non-profit organization that directly reports to the General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT), of the Greek Ministry of Development and Investments. HIT’s main objective is the conduct and support applied research activities in the field of transportation in Greece.
  • Toyota Motor Europe supports the sustained development of Toyota’s operations in Europe, based on their key priorities of superior quality and customer satisfaction
  • The European Cyclist’s Federation (ECF) is a partnership between cyclist’s organisations at European level that promotes cycling as a sustainable and healthy means of transportation and recreation.
  • Federdrive is the federation of the Belgian accredited driving schools for obtaining driving licences and of the training centres within the framework of the training of professional competence/code 95 for professional drivers (trucks and buses), as well as for the driving proficiency centres.
  • Safe.T is an innovative online HR program for transport companies and truck drivers. This tool applies gamification principles to continuously monitor and coach drivers through a non-stop learning process.
  • AustriaTech is a non-profit-organisation that focuses all its activities on topics related to digital, connected and automated mobility, decarbonisation and clean mobility as well as mobility innovations. AustriaTech supports the active shaping of these transformation processes in the field of mobility.
  • The Automóvel Club de Portugal (ACP) is a public utility institution, being today recognized as the largest Portuguese club. Its history has followed very closely the economic and social evolution of the country, always in the defense of all drivers, always in search of quality services for members. ACP’s vision is to creat more mobility for a better life.
  • Interamerican is a leading insurance company in Greece, operating all insurance business lines and engaging more than 1M individual & corporate customers. It belongs to the ACHMEA Group. The company was founded in 1969 and holds a leading position in the Greek market for more than 50 years. Its name is strongly related to the concept of private insurance in the country.
  • The Ministry of Transport of Greece.
  • The Athens Public Transport Organization (OASA S.A.) is a public utility company. Its key mission is the strategic and operational planning, co-ordination and control of the public transport carried out by (ground and underground) public transport means in the Attica Region.