VUFO is a private research institute and R&D service provider in the field of traffic and vehicle safety. VUFO has more than 20 years of experience in the investigation, reconstruction and analysis of road traffic accidents. VUFO has already worked on more than 350 national and international projects, mainly for automobile manufacturers and suppliers, authorities, ministries and associations.
Could you describe the role of WP 1 in Leonardo concept?
Work package 1 lays the foundation for safety and technical-legal requirements for the vehicle concept to be developed in LEONARDO.
Which are the main challenges faced by WP….?
The biggest issue is finding the necessary database to achieve the goals of the work package. Access to basic information and databases is also a challenge.
Which will be the outcomes of this WP?
The work package will provide information on the current state of the art, the legal situation of micro electric vehicles and the accident situation in different countries. In addition, user requirements will be derived.
Leonardo is supported by the European Union. Have you participated in more projects funded by the EU? How do you evaluate them?
VUFO recently participated in the EU-funded MeBeSafe project. The project was very interesting and developed VUFO’s methods considerably.