CAP4ACCESS

Collective Awareness Platforms for Improving Accessibility in European Cities Regions

 Coordinatore EMPIRICA GESELLSCHAFT FUER KOMMUNIKATIONS- UND TECHNOLOGIE FORSCHUNG MBH 

 Organization address address: OXFORDSTRASSE 2
city: BONN
postcode: 53111

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Karsten
Cognome: Gareis
Email: send email
Telefono: 492290000000
Fax: 492290000000

 Nazionalità Coordinatore Germany [DE]
 Totale costo 2˙787˙161 €
 EC contributo 2˙216˙989 €
 Programma FP7-ICT
Specific Programme "Cooperation": Information and communication technologies
 Code Call FP7-ICT-2013-10
 Funding Scheme CP
 Anno di inizio 2014
 Periodo (anno-mese-giorno) 2014-01-01   -   2016-12-31

 Partecipanti

# participant  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    EMPIRICA GESELLSCHAFT FUER KOMMUNIKATIONS- UND TECHNOLOGIE FORSCHUNG MBH

 Organization address address: OXFORDSTRASSE 2
city: BONN
postcode: 53111

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Karsten
Cognome: Gareis
Email: send email
Telefono: 492290000000
Fax: 492290000000

DE (BONN) coordinator 0.00
2    AYUNTAMIENTO DE ELCHE

 Organization address address: PLACA DE BAIX
city: ELCHE
postcode: 3202

contact info
Titolo: Mrs.
Nome: Josefa
Cognome: García Ros
Email: send email
Telefono: +34 966659226
Fax: +34 966658142

ES (ELCHE) participant 0.00
3    FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V

 Organization address address: Hansastrasse 27C
city: MUNCHEN
postcode: 80686

contact info
Titolo: Ms.
Nome: Hannah
Cognome: Wolff
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 2241 14 1968
Fax: +49 2241 14 2386

DE (MUNCHEN) participant 0.00
4    MAPPING FOR CHANGE CIC

 Organization address address: TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD 97 THE NETWORK BUILDING
city: London
postcode: W1T 4TP

contact info
Titolo: Mrs.
Nome: Louise
Cognome: Francis
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 2076792296

UK (London) participant 0.00
5    RUPRECHT-KARLS-UNIVERSITAET HEIDELBERG

 Organization address address: SEMINARSTRASSE 2
city: HEIDELBERG
postcode: 69117

contact info
Titolo: Prof.
Nome: Alexander
Cognome: Zipf
Email: send email
Telefono: +49 6221545533
Fax: +49 6221544529

DE (HEIDELBERG) participant 0.00
6    SOZIALHELDEN EV

 Organization address address: ANDREASSTRASSE 10
city: BERLIN
postcode: 10243

contact info
Nome: Jonas
Cognome: Deister
Email: send email
Telefono: 491631000000

DE (BERLIN) participant 0.00
7    UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA

 Organization address address: AVENIDA BLASCO IBANEZ 13
city: VALENCIA
postcode: 46010

contact info
Titolo: Mrs.
Nome: Angeles
Cognome: Sanchis Polo
Email: send email
Telefono: +34 96 3983621
Fax: +34 96 3937729

ES (VALENCIA) participant 0.00
8    UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON

 Organization address address: Gower Street 1
city: LONDON
postcode: WC1E 6BT

contact info
Titolo: Mr.
Nome: Giles
Cognome: Machell
Email: send email
Telefono: +44 20 3108 3020
Fax: +44 20 7813 2849

UK (LONDON) participant 0.00
9    ZENTRUM FUER SOZIALE INNOVATION

 Organization address address: LINKE WIENZEILE 246
city: WIEN
postcode: 1150

contact info
Titolo: Dr.
Nome: Christian
Cognome: Voigt
Email: send email
Telefono: +43 1495044263
Fax: +43 1495044240

AT (WIEN) participant 0.00

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tools    pilot    people    sustainability    local    public    groups    data    road    barriers    cap    environment    access    social    accessibility    saving    sensors   

 Obiettivo del progetto (Objective)

The objective of CAP4Access is to develop and pilot-test methods and tools for collectively gathering and sharing spatial information for improving accessibility. The aim is to exploit the power of online maps and mobile devices for fostering awareness of barriers for individuals with limited mobility and for removing such barriers. CAP4Access helps integrating disabled communities into society (social sustainability), saving public resources e.g. by helping municipalities to focus expenditures (economic sustainability) and also saving natural resources e.g. by facilitating public transport use (ecological sustainability). The project will develop tools and methods for (a) tagging, describing and discussing locations and routes within the built environment according to their accessibility; (b) visualising the data in ways which are intuitive and highly attractive; (c) route planning and navigation; (d) creating awareness and preparing effective measures at local level for eliminating barriers. Data sources will include 'citizen humans as sensors', sensors in smartphones, and Public Sector Information, e.g. data held by local administrations and of relevance to accessibility (e.g. road surface and width, traffic volumes and speed, elevation, road works). Target groups include people requiring enhanced accessibility; grassroots initiatives supporting people with disabilities; policy-makers, planners and service providers with responsibility for the built environment; and the general public. Rather than setting up a new platform, the tools to be developed will be pilot-tested on established platforms including Wheelmap, WheelchairRouting, and the OSM. This will guarantee that the project's achievements will be fully utilised and maintained beyond the project (3 years). The CAP4Access team consists of an outstanding group of project managers and social researchers, technical researchers, social innovators, and cities, with well-established links to the target groups.

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