Full name: Institut du Véhicule Décarboné Communicant et sa Mobilité
VeDeCoM is a new French “Institut de la Transition Energétique” (institute for the energy transition). It is supported by the Mov’eo competitiveness cluster, and by community organisations located South West of Paris (Versailles Grand Parc and St Quentin en Yvelines, Conseil Général des Yvelines, etc.)
The aim of VeDeCoM is to foster research and innovation on pre-competitive and pre-normative topics in a public-private partnership along three domains : 1) new electric vehicle powertrains, 2) driving delegation, and autonomous and connected vehicles, 3) shared mobility and energy based on new usages and innovative infrastructures and services. VeDeCoM involves more than 40 industrial and academic members. Its staff gathers scientist and engineers in physics and chemistry, mechanical and electrical engineering, information and communication telecommunication, psychology, sociology and economy to explore new use cases introduced into our society.
VRA – Vehicle and Road Automation is a support action funded by the European Union to create a collaboration network of experts and stakeholders working on deployment of automated vehicles and its related infrastructure.