2017: "Innovations for a Secure Society" Award Recipients

Under the slogan “On the Way to Intelligent Solutions – Innovations for a Secure Society,” the “Germany – Land of Ideas” initiative and the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure staged the Germany-wide competition for the second time in 2017. Find out more about the ten winning best-practice projects.

A-PiMod – cockpit of the future

An intelligent automation solution for the cockpit helps reduce the number of errors made during human-machine interaction and thus curb their consequences. more to: A-PiMod – cockpit of the future

dguard – eCall system for motorcycles

An emergency call system for motorcycles automatically alarms rescue teams in the case of an accident and at the same time serves as theft protection. more to: dguard – eCall system for motorcycles

Emergency Assist – automatic help for drivers in emergencies

A driver assistance system monitors the activity of the driver and helps prevent accidents in dangerous situations. more to: Emergency Assist – automatic help for drivers in emergencies

FAPS – Fraunhofer IVI Accident Prevention School

A new method uses real accident data for road safety education to sensitize young people to dangers and thus enhance safety in road traffic. more to: FAPS – Fraunhofer IVI Accident Prevention School

Ghostbuster – detecting wrong-way drivers at an early stage

A solar-powered sensor system detects wrong-way drivers early on and warns other road users. more to: Ghostbuster – detecting wrong-way drivers at an early stage

HIGH-TOOL – analysis tool for transport policies and mobility concepts

A software tool helps decision-makers quantitatively assess the long-term effects of transport-policy measures and mobility concepts. more to: HIGH-TOOL – analysis tool for transport policies and mobility concepts

InREAKT – emergency management in public transport

An interdisciplinary IT-assisted system improves management of emergencies in public transport. more to: InREAKT – emergency management in public transport

Lido/SurfaceData – identifying obstacles in aviation at an early stage

A database containing digitised aviation obstacles from all over the world enables pilots to identify them early on. more to: Lido/SurfaceData – identifying obstacles in aviation at an early stage

PSIroads-MDS – multicultural decision-making support for proactive and cooperative transport management

A multicultural decision tool optimises the use of transport networks such that individual goals of transport participants can be reached in the best possible way. more to: PSIroads-MDS – multicultural decision-making support for proactive and cooperative transport management

wuidi – avoiding accidents involving wildlife

With a dynamic animal-crossing radar system an app warns road users in dangerous areas and helps prevent collisions with wild animals. more to: wuidi – avoiding accidents involving wildlife