Enhancing technological transfer of transportation sector in developing cities towards being smart

Thematic objective: A.2 Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
Priority: Priority A.2.1 Support technological transfer and commercialisation of research results, strengthening the linkages between research, industry and other private sector actors
Brief description of the project: Data collection of traffic parameters such as traffic flow, speed and delay is very important for the development and enhancement of the transportation system in any city. The process of data collection is not usually practiced in a well-organized manner. Most developing cities have problems in recording traffic crashes in an efficient manner. In many developing cities pedestrians are very vulnerable and suffer greatly when crossing the road. In some cases where electricity is in short supply the situation becomes worse. Some developing cities experience unnecessary and unacceptable high speeds of vehicles. This is especially experienced on newly developed roads. In many cases it is difficult to acquire speed measuring equipment either because of its price or of being not locally available. Supporting this approach of technological transfer considering improved data banking of transportation sector can move developing cities in the Mediterranean Region towards being smart.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: This project aims to develop technological initiatives regarding transportation sector in developing cities towards being smart.
Expected results: a) Developed data bank for Transportation sector b) Mediterranean Smart cities - a transportation portal C) Transferred Technology regarding (1) Recording Traffic Crashes (2) Enhancing pedestrian safety (3) Controlling high speeds of vehicles
Partners already involved: Not Yet
Partners searched: Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Italy, Spain, Greece
Total estimated budget: 1,2000,000 EURO
First name: Dalia
Last name: Mattar
Name of the organisation: Engineering & Management Consulting Center (EMCC)
Type of organisation: Company or other economic operator
City: Gaza
Country: Palestine
Email: dev.proj@emcc.ps
Phone number: 00972 8 2828218
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Website: http://www.emcc.ps