EXCROSS

EXploiting safety results aCROSS transportation modes

 Coordinatore DEEP BLUE SRL 

 Organization address address: VIA ENNIO QUIRINO VISCONTI 8
city: ROMA
postcode: 193

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Francesca
Cognome: Margiotta
Email: send email
Telefono: +39 06 8555208
Fax: +39 06 8558988

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Italy [IT]
 Totale costo 1˙350˙574 €
 EC contributo 932˙782 €
 Programma FP7-TRANSPORT
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Transport (including Aeronautics)
 Code Call FP7-TPT-2011-RTD-1
 Funding Scheme CSA-SA
 Anno di inizio 2011
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2011-10-01   -   2014-04-30

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    DEEP BLUE SRL

 Organization address address: VIA ENNIO QUIRINO VISCONTI 8
city: ROMA
postcode: 193

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Francesca
Cognome: Margiotta
Email: send email
Telefono: +39 06 8555208
Fax: +39 06 8558988

IT (ROMA) coordinator 238˙610.00
2    UNIVERSITY OF STRATHCLYDE

 Organization address address: Richmond Street 16
city: GLASGOW
postcode: G1 1XQ

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Martin
Cognome: Gregory
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 141 548 3707

UK (GLASGOW) participant 145˙520.00
3    LOGOS - INGENIEURPLANUNGS GMBH

 Organization address address: INDUSTRIESTRASSE 11
city: ROSTOCK
postcode: 18069

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Dieter
Cognome: Sage
Email: send email
Telefono: +4940 769 196 24
Fax: +4940 769 196 20

DE (ROSTOCK) participant 141˙882.00
4    INGENIERA DE SISTEMAS PARA LA DEFENSA DE ESPANA SA-ISDEFE

 Organization address address: CALLE BEATRIZ DE BOBADILLA 3
city: MADRID
postcode: 28040

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Laura
Cognome: Cortes Duro
Email: send email
Telefono: 34912711468

ES (MADRID) participant 140˙712.00
5    ETHNIKO KENTRO EREVNAS KAI TECHNOLOGIKIS ANAPTYXIS

 Organization address address: CHARILAOU THERMI ROAD 6 KM
city: THERMI THESSALONIKI
postcode: 57001

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: George
Cognome: Giannopoulos
Email: send email
Telefono: +30 2310 498 210
Fax: +30 2310 498 110

EL (THERMI THESSALONIKI) participant 135˙708.00
6    ANSALDO STS S.p.A.

 Organization address address: VIA PAOLO MANTOVANI 3-5
city: GENOVA
postcode: 16151

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Elena
Cognome: Re
Email: send email
Telefono: 390107000000

IT (GENOVA) participant 130˙350.00

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 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

'EXCROSS is a Supporting Action (SA) to enhance cross-fertilization and synergies between research initiatives dealing with safety in the different transport modes (e.g. road transportation, aviation, etc.), reducing the fragmentation that exists in Europe between these initiatives. In particular, the objectives of this SA are: 1) Identify synergies and opportunities for cross fertilization between different transport modes; 2) Identify potential cross cutting researches between different transport modes, strategic research domains where the research efforts need to be emphasized to exploit synergies, remove discrepancies and address research gaps; 3) Establish a collaboration on this subject with organisations from other technologically advanced countries and with regulator and safety agencies; 4) Disseminate the results to all the potential stakeholders. The activities will be organised around the following main streams: 1) Establish a common understanding of safety principles across the different transportation modes; 2) Collection, selection and analysis of past research actions dealing with safety aspects; 3) Identification of the main stakeholders and preparation and dissemination of information tailored for their needs. Partnership includes organisations from the four main modes of transportations (road, maritime, railways, aviation) with a solid background and large experience in the participation to research initiatives dealing with safety aspects, namely Ansaldo STS (IT), CERTH (GR), Deep Blue (IT - coordinator), ISDEFE (ES), LOGOS Ingenieur und Planungsgesellschaft (DE), and the University of Strathclyde (UK). The US Federal Aviation Administration and a Steering Committee with representatives from regulatory and safety agencies will support the work of the CA, providing feedback and recommendations on its main intermediate and final outcome. The SA will have a duration of 27 months.'

Introduzione (Teaser)

Current European safety initiatives and projects on various means of transport are fragmented. An EU initiative addressed this by examining potential synergies that could benefit more than one type of transport.

Descrizione progetto (Article)

Safety has come a long way in Europe's transport sector, but there are still many unnecessary accidents happening that oblige the EU to improve transport safety standards in every way possible.

The EU-funded project 'Exploiting safety results across transportation modes' (http://www.excross.eu/ (EXCROSS)) worked on improving exchanges and synergies among safety research initiatives in road, rail, air and sea transport.

EXCROSS first established a common understanding of safety principles for all transport modes and identified the main stakeholders required to further its vision. It collected and analysed past research initiatives on safety aspects and disseminated the results to stakeholders.

Previous EU-funded transport projects related to safety were ranked and a database of transferable knowledge to upgrade safety in the sector was created.

Evaluating fragmentation in safety initiatives among the different transport means, the project looked at specific opportunities for cross-fertilisation and at existing synergies that could be enhanced.

Project members identified seven topics that were common to all four transport modes and selected the ones that showed the most promise in cross-fertilisation. These ranged from certification and dangerous goods to safety assessment and enhancement. For each topic, the potential synergies and cross-fertilisation opportunities between different transport modes and the identification of common research gaps were outlined.

Hints for future activities were also proposed for each of the seven topics. They include long-term research directions, joint policymaking and short-term use of safety best practices throughout the industry.

Project partners collaborated on key topics to produce safety recommendations, guidelines and priorities in order to study safety more effectively.

EXCROSS outcomes will help deliver improved, cost-efficient and optimised safety research across transport modes. People travelling by land, air and sea will feel safer for years to come.

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