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PoDIUM

PoDIUM

PoDIUM H2020

PDI connectivity and cooperation enablers building trust and sustainability for CCAM

  • Grant Agreement number 101069547

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Partners
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36 months

October 2022 to 30 October 2025

The challenge

The challenge of the PoDIUM project is to define and address the requirements for connectivity, cooperation, and advanced technologies in CCAM use cases through real-life demonstrations and validation. By enhancing the infrastructure and data management environment, the project aims to enable seamless data exchange, real-time analytics, and new business opportunities while considering the integration of VRUs and adhering to a flexible reference architecture.

The solution

PoDIUM aims to advance a set of key technologies both in the physical and digital part of the infrastructure to address the challenges in road automation and telecommunications linked with connectivity, cooperation, data management, interoperability and reliability in order to foster the development of advanced Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility (CCAM) solutions.

Define a rich set of demanding CCAM UCs to identify and assess connectivity and cooperation enablers and needs

Specify for each PoDIUM UC detailed requirements and technical performance metrics for availability and performance of connectivity and cooperation

Define methods to ensure the quality and trust of the integrated external data

Advance key innovative technologies both in the physical digital part of the infrastructure

Define a flexible platform architecture following a “multi-connectivity approach”

Create new business models and market services

Test, evaluate and demonstrate advanced CCAM UCs in well-equipped LLs to examine feasibility and sustainability concepts in real traffic conditions

Promote the project developments to standardisation bodies and policy makers

Increase road safety mainly for VRUs and reduce automotive carbon footprint

Outcomes: Key results

Role of Enide in PoDIUM

Technical Role

UX Design

Within the PODIUM Project, ENIDE's role in UX Design takes center stage by crafting an intuitive and user-centric app for passengers. This app serves as a crucial interface through which passengers interact with the autonomous shuttle service. ENIDE's expertise ensures that passengers can access vital travel information seamlessly, spanning from journey planning before departure to in-transit updates and post-trip insights. With a focus on delivering a superior user experience, ENIDE considers the intricacies of cross-border travel scenarios. We design the app to provide real-time travel itineraries, route details, and responsive communication with the shuttle. Additionally, our UX Design principles address the integration of features such as geo-localization, dynamic timetables, and in-app payments. By prioritizing usability and accessibility, ENIDE contributes to a smooth and informed travel experience for passengers engaging with the autonomous shuttle service

New Technologies Insight

ENIDE's New Technologies Insight service seamlessly aligns with the goals of the PODIUM Project, which aims to offer an innovative and sustainable multimodal transport service. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies, ENIDE ensures that the app integrates seamlessly with the shuttle service and enhances passenger convenience. By staying informed about emerging trends and technological advancements, we contribute to the app's functionality and user-friendliness. ENIDE's role encompasses the integration of features like real-time updates, responsive communication with the shuttle, and dynamic timetables. We also explore opportunities to integrate the app into existing private and public transportation networks, potentially within a Mobility as a Service (MaaS) platform. Through these technological insights, ENIDE empowers the app to provide comprehensive travel information, fostering a seamless and efficient cross-border travel experience.

Software Engineering

In the PODIUM Project, ENIDE's Software Engineering service plays a pivotal role in the development and deployment of a robust and functional app for passengers. This app serves as a vital tool for passengers engaging with the autonomous shuttle service, offering a seamless interface for information access and interaction. ENIDE's Software Engineering expertise ensures that the app aligns seamlessly with the autonomous shuttle's operations, infrastructure, and cross-border functionalities. Our role encompasses the entire app development lifecycle, from design and coding to testing and deployment. By integrating real-time communication, location-based services, and dynamic data presentation, we create a reliable and user-friendly app that enhances the passenger experience.

Exploitation and IPR Management

ENIDE leads the task of defining the necessary methodology, metrics, and templates for the preparation of effective exploitation plans for PoDIUM. The objective is to identify the key scientific and technical achievements and how each partner will contribute to the exploitation of the project's results. This task aims to set up a consortium-wide action plan for the exploitation of PoDIUM's outcomes, considering potential risks and blockers that may arise in the emergence of new actors in the connected, cooperative, and automated mobility (CCAM) market services.

Exploitation strategy

As a pivotal participant in the PODIUM Project, ENIDE assumes a critical role in defining a comprehensive exploitation strategy guideline. Tasked with transforming scientific and technical achievements into commercial success, ENIDE orchestrates the creation of a strategic framework that outlines how the project's innovations will be harnessed for commercial applications. This strategy entails delineating the contributions and responsibilities of each consortium partner in the exploitation process. ENIDE's expertise ensures that the strategy aligns with market demands and identifies pathways for translating research into tangible economic and societal benefits.

Exploitation Plan

Throughout the PODIUM Project's lifecycle, ENIDE a long side with TENALACH takes charge of crafting comprehensive exploitation plans that guide the transformation of research into marketable solutions. ENIDE's role in Exploitation and IPR Management ensures the seamless transition of the PODIUM Project's innovations into real-world applications, maximizing their impact in the CCAM market and beyond. By orchestrating the strategic utilization of research findings, innovations, and technology advancements, ENIDE ensures that the project's intellectual capital extends beyond its immediate scope. This knowledge is not only used for immediate commercialization but also informs further research, consultancy, education, and policy-making initiatives.

Software Engineering

In the PODIUM Project, ENIDE's Software Engineering service plays a pivotal role in the development and deployment of a robust and functional app for passengers. This app serves as a vital tool for passengers engaging with the autonomous shuttle service, offering a seamless interface for information access and interaction. ENIDE's Software Engineering expertise ensures that the app aligns seamlessly with the autonomous shuttle's operations, infrastructure, and cross-border functionalities. Our role encompasses the entire app development lifecycle, from design and coding to testing and deployment. By integrating real-time communication, location-based services, and dynamic data presentation, we create a reliable and user-friendly app that enhances the passenger experience.

Supporting Role

Planning and Deployment of PoDIUM Platform Architecture and Data Collection Tools Development

In this task:, ENIDE plays a supporting role in the planning and deployment of the project's platform architecture and the development of data collection tools. Working alongside other project partners, ENIDE contributes to the successful integration of systems and the pre-testing phase at the PoDIUM Living Labs (LLs). Our expertise ensures that the platform architecture aligns with the specific requirements of each LL and is tailored to accommodate the unique needs of the respective Use Cases (UCs). ENIDE's role extends to defining technical guidelines for data acquisition, transmission, database structure, quality checks, data management, and protection. We collaborate with the project team to specify the types of data to be recorded across subsystems and develop and integrate tools for collecting and managing this raw data. This data plays a crucial role in testing, validation, and system assessment phases. By contributing to the data collection plan and tool development, ENIDE aids in ensuring accurate and comprehensive data analysis throughout the project lifecycle.

Spanish Living Lab Integration and Use-case Pre-Evaluation Testing

ENIDE supports the integration of the proposed PDI (Physical and Digital Infrastructure) innovations developed in Work Package 3 (WP3) at the Spanish Living Lab. Working alongside other project partners, we contribute to the integration of PDI innovations based on the specific needs of the Use Cases (UCs) within the Spanish context. ENIDE's role encompasses providing the LL description, collaborating on the integration plan, and facilitating the integration of PDI innovations into the Spanish Living Lab. We contribute to the development of a pre-testing verification methodology, specifying test cases and verification tools. By participating in the pre-testing of integrated PDI technologies, we ensure the readiness of the solutions for full-scale demonstration in WP5. Our role also involves collaborating on testing strategies for connected vehicle automation up to Level 4, including data logging and real-time processing for verifying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Partner Scan

ENIDE's expertise extends beyond traditional partner identification. In the context of the PODIUM Project, ENIDE plays a crucial role in identifying partners who are not only compatible but also instrumental in the real-world implementation of CCAM services. Specifically, ENIDE's efforts focus on finding partners to pilot the use cases within the Catalonia region for the cross-border scenario. ENIDE's in-depth assessment ensures that collaborators, including suppliers, research centers, and other stakeholders, are aligned with the unique requirements of the project's use cases. In the context of the cross-border use case, where the automated shuttle transports road users between Spain and France, ENIDE's strategic role involves identifying local partners in Catalonia who can contribute to the successful deployment and operation of the CCAM services. By carefully selecting partners who can provide the necessary infrastructure, support, and expertise, ENIDE facilitates the seamless execution of the pilot within the Catalonia region.

Technology Scan

ENIDE's role in the Technology Scan service extends to identifying groundbreaking technologies and emerging trends that align with the CCAM market services of the PODIUM project. By employing cutting-edge methodologies and resources, ENIDE supports the project's research focus by providing actionable insights that accelerate research breakthroughs and drive innovation. ENIDE's contributions help shape the future of CCAM technologies and strategies.

Communication and Dissemination

ENIDE understands the significance of clear and concise communication in a complex project like PODIUM. We work collaboratively with project stakeholders to craft effective communication strategies that bridge the gap between technical intricacies and broader audiences. By translating technical achievements into accessible language, we facilitate a deeper understanding of the project's objectives and achievements among stakeholders, industry peers, and the public. Also, ENIDE takes part in disseminating the project results through various channels such as workshops, seminars, and conferences. This way, we ensure that the valuable knowledge generated within the PODIUM project reaches relevant stakeholders, contributing to industry advancement and fostering collaboration.

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