CARONTE: Creating an Agenda for Research On Transportation Security
The objective of CARONTE is to provide recommendations on the type of security related projects that should be planned for the future in order to protect against the threats facing land transport.
Europe’s prosperity relies on effective transport systems. Any attacks and disturbances to land freight and passenger transport would have significant impact on economic growth, territorial cohesion, social development and the environment. Unfortunately, there are weaknesses in the land transport security.
The objective of CARONTE (“Creating an Agenda for Research On Transportation Security”) is to provide recommendations on the type of security related projects that should be planned for the future in order to protect against the threats facing land transport.
The project will cover existing and emerging threats (including conventional and cyber threats) and relevant work on security issues in all land transport modes (i.e., road, rail, air, maritime through ports and inland waterways).
CARONTE’s results will answer the following questions among others:
- Which existing research projects merit a follow up and extension?
- Where are the combinations or synergy effects to be attended?
- Which themes and topics should be elaborated in new research projects?
- Who should be involved and integrated in future research projects (stakeholders, authorities, etc.)?
The CARONTE consortium includes universities and research institutes, companies, and end-users providing with experience in research and consultancy in transportation, logistics, infrastructure management, security and communications.
- The Fraunhofer IML (coordinator)
- AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
- EURNEX, the EUropean rail Research Network of EXcellence
- Fundacion Tecnalia Research & Innovation
- IRKS RESEARCH Gesmbh
- Institut Francais Des Sciences Et Technologies Des Transports, De L’amenagement Et Des Reseaux
- ITENE Research Center – Business, Science & Innovation
- Loughborough University
- SECURITY EUROPE
- Szechenyi Istvan University
- Vysoka Skola Bezpecnostneho Manazerstva V Kosiciach Neziskova Organizacia