Academic Partners

TUD – Technische Universiteit Delft

The Delft University of Technology is the oldest and largest Dutch public technical university, located in Delft, Netherlands. As of 2022 it is ranked by QS World University Rankings among the top 10 engineering and technology universities in the world.

Work Package 1 Lead – Project Management

Work Package 4 Lead – Responsible, fair and impactful AI for road safety

NTUA – Ethnicon Metsovion Polytechnion

The National Technical University of Athens, sometimes known as Athens Polytechnic, is among the oldest higher education institutions of Greece and the most prestigious among engineering schools

Work Package 6 Lead – Proactive infrastructure safety management

UH – Universiteit Hasselt

Hasselt University is a public research university with campuses in Hasselt and Diepenbeek, Belgium. It has more than 7,000 students and 1,700 academic, administrative and technical staff.

Work Package 5 Lead – Road user assistance and human-vehicle environment interaction

FPZ – Sveuciliste U Zagrebu Fakultet Prometnih Znanosti

Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences (FPZ), established in 1984, is a part of the University of Zagreb, and the leading high education as well as scientific and research institution in the field of transport and traffic engineering in Croatia. Due to numerous national and international projects assessing road safety infrastructure worldwide, and the exceptional effort and dedication invested in their execution, in 2020, the Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences at the University of Zagreb became a member of the Forum of European Road Safety Research Institutes (FERSI) and earned the title of Center of Excellence under the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP), contributing to the promotion of road safety infrastructure development in Croatia and abroad.

Non-academic Partners

OSeven – OSeven Single Member Private Company

A big data and road safety telematics solutions company for insurance, banks, telecom, automotive, leasing, and fleet management companies around the globe, will provide advanced skills training on programming and ML techniques, as well as transferable skills on the legal aspects of responsible AI, e.g. data privacy and IP.

PSA Automobiles S.A.

A vehicle manufacturer company and its research centre LAB, with strong road safety vision and research partnerships with academia and other manufacturers, brings the vehicle industry perspective to the training; they will provide thematic training on human factors in road safety, with a focus on the challenges of vehicle automation. They will host secondments for other DCs working on RG2.


An international company with a focus on AI solutions for smart cities and road safety, will focus on the data science advanced skills training on AI operationalisation into customer solutions. They will host secondments in Belgium at partner Citymesh NV.

Abeona – Abeonaconsult

ABEONA consult is a young & dynamic company specialized in developing smart products, software and services in the domains of transportation & traffic safety. ABEONA focus on collecting data from the crowd (=crowdsourcing), creating applications (mobile or web) that are linked on the generic crowdsourcing platform that is developed within the Transportation Research Institute (IMOB) at University of Hasselt.

RHDHV – Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is a global engineering, consultancy, and project management firm. Our daily goal is to enhance society together, by working towards a more sustainable and safer environment to live in. One of our core activities is to help (inter)national and local governments and road administrators to reach their goals in terms of road safety. To that end, we study road safety, provide policy recommendations, and develop tooling to aid the pro-active and data-driven decision-making processes sought after by our clients to ensure that all road users come home safely every day.

CardioID Technologies Lda

CardioID was born out of research on Physiological Computing, studying ECG signals for biometrics, health, and wellbeing purposes, on the premise that each cardiac signal is unique. CardioID has developed several collaborative projects aimed at integrating its technology in the most diverse environments, such as in the automotive industry, critical facilities, and hospitals.


A road safety consultancy with a strong focus on technology solutions for national and local authorities, road and fleet managers, will lead the Training and Career Development WP2 of IVORY and ensure the active participation of all non-academic partners and the strong industrial component of the programme. They will provide thematic training on core skills related to AI challenges in LMICs. AGILYSIS will bring their experience of learning management systems and will lead the creation of the learning and networking platform.

iRAP – International Road Assessment Programme

A global charity on road safety assessment and network evaluation, will lead the organisation of the IVORY mid-term and final conferences, and will provide advanced research skills training on iRAP innovations for infrastructure safety management.

Secondment Partners

TNO – Nederlandse Organisatie Voor Toegepast Natuurwetenscha Ppelijk Onderzoek TNO

Nederlandse Organisatie voor Toegepast Natuurwetenschappelijk Onderzoek is an independent research organization in the Netherlands that focuses on applied science. The organization also conducts contract research, offers specialist consulting services, and grants licenses for patents and specialist software

EIRA – Evropski Institut Za Ocenjevanje Cest

The European Institute of Road Assessment (EIRA) is a not-for-profit entity established under Slovenian law as a zavod in 2015 by board members of the European Road Assessment Programme (EuroRAP), an international not-for-profit membership organisation registered in Belgium in 2002.

FRED Engineering

International consulting firm specialized in road safety. Our mission is helping authorities, institutions and companies to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries on roads and in urban areas all over the world through sustainable and innovating road safety solutions. We cover all aspects of road safety through a holistic and sustainable approach.

TIRF – Traffic Injury Research Foundation Of Canada

The vision of the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) is to ensure people using roads make it home safely every day by eliminating road deaths, serious injuries and their social costs. TIRF’s mission is to be the knowledge source for safe road users and a world leader in research, program and policy development, evaluation, and knowledge transfer.

ISEL – Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa

The Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa is a Portuguese higher education polytechnic institution of engineering and technology. Headquartered in Lisbon and a part of the Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa.

TFWM – West Midlands Combined Authority

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) is part of the West Midlands Combined Authority. We work with bus and train operators to make sure that public transport is: safe, reliable, affordable, and accessible for everyone


At Infranea, we have a passion for information engineering. We use this passion to realize complex infrastructure works.
This is how Infranea is contributing to the digital transformation of the infrastructure sector.

LAB – Groupement D’interet Economique Derecherches Et D’etudes PSA Renault

RHDHV-RSA – Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV was formerly known as SSI Engineers and Environmental Consultants, and was founded in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1922. Registered as Stewart Scott (Pty) Ltd and trading as Stewart Scott International (SSI), the company owes its name to its founding fathers – George Stewart, a specialist in water cycle and municipal services projects and Frederick Scott, whose forté was transport and structural design. An innovator from its early years, SSI was one of the very first independent consulting engineering companies in Southern Africa and later, also one of the first to be established as an empowerment company.

Citymesh NV

Citymesh is a leading Belgian technology company that has been the solution partner for business clients with innovative issues for nearly two decades. Established in 2006, the company primarily focuses on delivering both permanent and temporary connectivity solutions, utilizing WiFi, 0G, 4G, and 5G technologies. Citymesh is active in various sectors, including industry, public services, education, healthcare, and smart cities, and also provides its services at numerous events and festivals. After acquiring spectrum bands in June 2022, Citymesh has gained the status of the fourth official telecom operator in Belgium, but the company aspires to be more than just a traditional telecommunications provider.