Second Call for Open Research Projects at AstaZero is open now!

AstaZero open call

Funding is now available for research projects that want to use the AstaZero proving ground.


Final submission date: September 29th 2017!


What do we talk about?

This is a program led by SAFER and funding Open Research at AstaZero by providing FREE access to the world’s first full-scale test environment for future road safety. No industry partner is needed!

What does the program want to achieve?

Stimulate and facilitate open, independent and world-leading research that generates openly available results and data, and an inspiring network between researchers. Open research becoming one of the main pillars of AstaZero by making the unique test environment accessible to researchers from around the world, within the strong research environment found in western Sweden.

What can I apply for?

  • Test track time
  • Workshop use
  • Support (e.g. testing engineers, or drivers)
  • Use of equipment.

You need to cover all other project costs.

Who can apply?

Researchers from universities or research institutions as well as small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

We are open-minded and welcome projects from other related scientific disciplines!

Can’t wait to know more?



Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

SAFER is the open innovation arena where researchers and expertise work together to create safe mobility. Our traffic safety approach covers people, vehicles and the infrastructure – and together we contribute to safer road transports and smarter, more sustainable cities.

Contact information


Lindholmspiren 3
SE-417 56 Göteborg

 +46 31-772 21 06
 safer [at]