Entries by Panacea communications team

Two years down the research road

An update from the project leaders Anna Anund and Katerina Touliou. We are pleased to report significant progress in our PANACEA platform development. Over the past two years, our partners have been working diligently on defining technical and functional specifications, the technologies per Use Case, as well as identifying the data characteristics. The integration process […]

An update on our use case testing

Use Case A – Shuttle buses, Linköping, Sweden The baseline data collection started in April. During this time, eight shuttle operators will be using a smart-watch to register sleep, the Sensair sensor to detect alcohol, the AIT sensor to detect stress and the Datik system to detect fatigue. After four weeks, the countermeasures will be […]

Drug testing hardware pilot with Norwegian police

The PANACEA team was in Norway in March to prepare for a pilot test of the drug testing hardware that will be used for the project use case trials. The technology is being trialed by Norwegian police. It will later be installed at depots in order for professional drivers to take pre-shift drug tests as […]

On the road with the PANACEA team

Here is an overview of events where members of the PANACEA project team have presented our research: European Commission’s H2020 RTR, February 2023 At this conference of EU funded road transport research, PANACEA was delighted to have been invited to take part in a session on safety together with the EU-funded VIRTUAL and iDREAMS projects. […]

Mid-term review meeting, San Sebastian, December 2022

PANACEA partners came together in December 2022 for the project’s mid-term review. Progress towards all the project deliverables was discussed with PANACEA’s Project Officer and there was also an opportunity to see how DATIK’s fatigue sensor, which will be used in the Use Cases, works in practice. We were pleased that all the project deliverables […]

PANACEA research on measuring distraction published

A difficult challenge for today’s driver monitoring systems is the detection of cognitive distraction. New research, recently published in the journal ‘Sensors’ by members of the PANACEA project team, presents the development of a theory-driven approach for cognitive distraction detection during manual driving based on temporal control theories. It is based solely on changes in […]

EU Road Safety: Towards “Vision Zero”

PANACEA was pleased to have been included in the CINEA brochure, EU Road Safety: Towards “Vision Zero”. This brochure presents a comprehensive overview of projects managed by CINEA and funded under Horizon 2020 – the EU’s R&I programme (2014-2020) – that develop, test and exploit innovative solutions for a safer road transport.