Our projects

The DRAMA project develops knowledge within driver activity mapping to improve interaction between semi-automated and automated vehicles and human drivers and passengers - with the overall goal to improve traffic safety and driver/passenger comfort. With correct classifications of what the
The FFI project A-HBM step 4 (Active human body models for virtual occupant response, step 4) follows the recently completed project A-HBM Step 3, in which muscle activation methodology was developed and implemented recreating occupant motion in braking and steering
HARMONISE - Safe interaction with different levels of automation Investigate different means to harmonise, simplify, manage and improve how drivers interact with technical systems that automate parts of or all of the dynamic driving task in the vehicle. Design to
VIRTUAL: Open Access Virtual Testing Protocols for Enhanced Road User Safety The overall objective is to improve the safety of urban road users by providing procedures and open access tools to assess the benefit of novel safety systems. The goal
The EU Horizon 2020 research project "OSCCAR - Future O ccupant S afety for C rashes in Car s" - develops a novel, simulation based approach to safeguard occupants involved in future vehicle accidents. Highly automated vehicles will offer new,
Tillförlitlig krockmodellering av fiberkompositer för lättviktsfordon (Compcrash 2) Compcrash 2 involves joint work on crash behaviour of composite materials by two PhD students who have previously worked in two separate projects “Compcrash 1” and “FFI-Crash 2”. The main aim has
ICONIC - Improving the crashworthiness of composite transportation structures The European aerospace, automotive, and rail industries are committed to improving their energy efficiency to meet targets set within the EU’s climate, energy and transport policies. This is motivating the increased
Realistic simulation of vehicles for safer, more robust and less expensive development of automated vehicles. It is very expensive and time consuming to annotate e.g. “real” video data to use it for training of e.g. neural networks. This project aims

VICTIg is a collaboration project between the SAFER partners VTI (Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute) and Halmstad University. The aim is to discover better methods for development and test of software functions for cooperative, automated and assisted vehicle
Video and time series data collected through Video Event Recorder (VER) equipment installed in vehicles have been identified as a valuable source for insights into the causation of crashes. Previous collaborations with a commercial company providing behaviour-based-safety services allowed the
Wallenberg Autonomous Systems and Software Program (WASP) is a large national research program involving several universities as well as industrial partners. WARA-CAT (Wallenberg Autonomous Research Arenas – Collaborative Autonomous Transport) is part of WASP and aims at providing test equipment
Microwaves and Electrical bio-impedance for diagnosing thoracic injuries: Test on a porcine pneumothorax and haemothorax model. In this pilot-study the objective was to determine if microwaves and electrical bio-impedance could have the potential to detectthoracic injuries commonly occurring in road
The objective was to determine if patients sustaining major trauma in road traffic crashes in Sweden were transported to the most appropriate hospital or not for treatment, i.e. if "trauma centers" were utilized as expected. The study was carried out
On Scene Injury Severity Prediction (OSISP) Algorithm Improvement Using Data Science The objective was to enhance an existing OSISP algorithm in four dimensions. These dimensions are performance, validity, usability and generalizability. The approach is based on the use of big
An open study evaluating the diagnostic accuracy of a microwave-based device to detect traumatic intracranial haemorrhage (TICH), by comparing measurements on trauma patients with confirmed vs excluded TICH. This open study will enrol trauma patients admitted to the Trauma Unit,
Detecting Chronic Subdural Hematoma with Microwave Technology - An open study evaluating the sensitivity and specificity of a microwave-based device, Medfield Strokefinder MD100, to detect chronic subdural hematoma (CSH), by comparing measurements on patients recruited for surgery of chronic subdural

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.

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