Project structure

  • Panacea is an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project under the heading Research and Innovation Action (RIA)
  • Duration: 36 months (May 2021 – April 2024)
  • Budget: €3.49 million
  • 10 Work Packages
  • Aim: deliver marketable products


  • Develop an holistic pre-, during and roadside monitoring and assessment system of driving ability
  • Create a way to assess physical, cognitive, and physiological Fitness-to-Drive (commercial drivers)
  • Deliver cloud-based countermeasures and coaching tools to deploy solutions to drivers, operators, and enforcement.


  • Create 3 Commercial Health Toolkits (CHT) (Health monitoring, assessment methodologies and technical solutions for commercial drivers)
  • Estimate their sensitivity, specificity, effectiveness and operability (alcohol, licit and illicit drugs, fatigue stress and cognitive load)
  • Evaluate their usefulness, ease-of-use, satisfaction and acceptance (3 Use-Case Pilots)
  • Develop and evaluate cloud-based coaching and supporting solutions
  • Create a new definition of Fitness to Drive
  • Suggest policy and legislative recommendations and updates of existing standards
  • Assess the safety, socioeconomic and Quality of Life impacts.