Blog

23 May, 2024

CONNECT Video Gallery

We are happy to announce that all project-related videos can now be found in one place, namely in the CONNECT video gallery on Vimeo.
8 May, 2024

First Review Meeting in Brussels

Two weeks ago, on 24th April 2024, the CONNECT project underwent its first review meeting, chaired by our Project Officer representing the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). Our Project Coordinator, our Technical and our Scientific Leader were...
20 February, 2024

Technical Meeting at Huawei

We recently concluded an exceptional technical project meeting in Paris, graciously hosted by Huawei from 6th to 8th February. The gathering provided a prime opportunity to delve into our project’s intricacies, assess current progress, and chart a clear path forward....
18 December, 2023

ESCAR Europe 2023

What an exceptional experience at escar Europe 2023! As a co-organizer and chairman, Frank had the honor of guiding the proceedings, moderating both the opening and closing sessions. Nataša also made a significant contribution by presenting our joint paper titled...
28 November, 2023

TOWARDS THE SUSTAINABLE VEHICLE ERA WORKSHOP

The CONNECT project recently delved into the heart of automotive innovation at the “Towards the Sustainable Vehicle Era” workshop organized by CARS and PEIC labs at PoliTO. Held on November 14 and 15, 2023, this two-day event was a key...
25 October, 2023

ETSI Security Conference

At the ETSI Security Conference 2023 in Sophia Antipolis, France, CONNECT showcased its pioneering work in merging security and safety within Connected, Cooperative, and Automated Mobility. With a focus on Security Research and Global Security Standards, the event served as...
16 October, 2023

Technical Meeting at DENSO

In our recent CONNECT technical meeting hosted by Denso in Munich from October 11th to 13th, partners engaged in focused discussions. There were several updates for the work packages, and the planning for upcoming deliverables took place. Additionally, detailed discussions...
24 August, 2023

TPM.dev 2023

The 4th annual TPM.dev Conference, held on May 16th – 17th, 2023, featured a presentation providing insights into the CONNECT project. Titled “Are We There Yet? Decentralized Trust Anchors towards Sustainable Security,” the presentation was delivered by Stefanos Vasileiadis, Alexandros...
22 August, 2023

Newsletter Issue 01

We are thrilled to announce the launch of CONNECT’s first newsletter.. This newsletter serves as a dynamic platform to keep you engaged and informed about our project’s endeavors, milestones, and breakthroughs in the ever-evolving landscape of CCAM innovation. What to...
23 July, 2023

Safer Roads using a Vehicle Trust Assessment Framework

The University of Surrey produced a new video outlining the work done in the CONNECT project.
10 July, 2023

Fact Sheet 2: Trustworthiness

Autonomous vehicles are set to profoundly impact our societies, making trustworthiness and trust essential values in their development and deployment. The EU research project CONNECT aims to assess and enhance trust in connected, cooperative, and automated mobility (CCAM) systems. By...
30 June, 2023

In Talk with Alexander Kiening (DENSO): Use Case “Vulnerable Road User Protection”

The second use case of the CONNECT project is represented by DENSO – “Vulnerable Road User Protection through Adaptive Cruise Control.” This concept aims to enhance cooperative adaptive cruise control with trust-based decisions. By sharing data among vehicles, a unified...
27 June, 2023

Dagstuhl Seminar 23242

The Dagstuhl Seminar 23242, held from June 11 to June 16, 2023 at Schloss Dagstuhl (Germany), was organized by Frank Kargl (Universität Ulm, DE) and Ioannis Krontiris (Huawei Technologies – München, DE) from the CONNECT project, along with Jason Millar...
25 May, 2023

CONNECT @ITS European Congress 2023

CONNECT made a strong impact at the ITS European Congress in Lisbon, Portugal, on May 23, 2023, by hosting a compelling panel discussion on the “Roadmap towards adoption of dynamic trust assurances for sustainability in CCAM,” organized by Athanasios Giannetsos,...
23 May, 2023

In Talk with Francesca Bassi (IRTSX): Use Case “Intersection Movement Assist”

Intersection Movement Assist is a use case by IRT System X that utilizes V2V communication to assist vehicles approaching intersections. The application recognizes the presence of other vehicles, calculates their trajectories, and alerts the driver of possible crash zones. It...
16 May, 2023

WP3 Meeting Paris – Use Case: Intersection Movement Assist

The WP3 on Trust Architecture and Trust Management Lifecycle for Modular CCAM is progressing well. The teams from IRT System X, Huawei, and the University of Ulm met in Paris on 15-16 May for a technical meeting to discuss the...
16 May, 2023

CONNECT at VNC 2023 Conference

The 2023 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC 2023) held in Istanbul, Türkiye, from 26-28th April 2023, was an incredible event for anyone interested in automotive research. With its 14th edition, VNC has become the go-to conference for individuals passionate about...
9 May, 2023

CONNECT Explained

The European vision of CCAM (Cooperative Connected & Automated Mobility) is all about creating a collaborative, constantly connected infrastructure for vehicles. By enabling autonomous cars to exchange information with surrounding vehicles and infrastructure, road safety and traffic efficiency can be...
23 March, 2023

Fact Sheet 1: Trust Assessment

The first CONNECT Fact Sheet: Trust Assessment discusses one of the main elements of the CONNECT framework and, in more detail, the trust management framework. It provides a great introduction to the role trust plays within the CONNECT project using...
23 February, 2023

15 Seconds Introduction to CONNECT

As autonomous vehicles are becoming more and more reality wouldn’t you like to find out more on their safety concepts? Under the motto “Never trust, always verify” the CONNECT project is working on the next generation trust management framework. But what...
16 February, 2023

CONNECT partners: Introduction to the people behind each team

In the next few weeks we will introduce on our social media channels the people working on CONNECT for each of our partners. The consortium consists of 17 partners from 9 different countries (Austria , Cyprus, France, Germany, Greece, Israel,...
18 January, 2023

Italian Networking Workshop 2023

Marco Rapelli from POLITO presented CONNECT at the 19th Italian Networking Workshop INW 2023  (16 – 18 January 2023, Ponte di Legno, Italy) with their work on “Multi-stack, open and plug & play On-Board Unit for on-field testing and retrofit...
4 January, 2023

In Talk with Frank Kargl (Scientific Lead, UULM)

In our second talk, Prof. Frank Kargl, Scientific Lead of the CONNECT project and Director of the Institute of Distributed Systems at Ulm University provides his perspective on the significance of the CONNECT project and the role of trustworthiness in...
15 December, 2022

Call for Papers: 2023 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC)

This Call for Papers is for the 2023 IEEE Vehicular Networking Conference (VNC) 26-28th April 2023 in Istanbul, Türkiye. The conference is organised by CONNECT’s scientific lead UULM. Now in its 14th edition, VNC has been the primary venue for...
5 December, 2022

In Talk with Thanassis Giannetsos (Technical Lead, UBITECH)

We spoke to Thanassis Giannetsos, Technical Lead of the CONNECT project and Head of UBITECH’s Digital Security & Trusted Computing Research Group on the significance of the CONNECT project for connected cars, the challenges it is facing and also on the...
1 December, 2022

CONNECT contribution to ISO standardization work

ISO Technical Committee 204 on ‘Intelligent Transport Systems’ has recognized that Artificial Intelligence and Big Data standardization is gaining momentum in all different domains of standardization. Consequently, WG20 on ‘Big Data and Artificial Intelligence supporting ITS’ has been established to...
5 November, 2022

Huawei System Security Workshop

The summit which took place at HUAWEI, Munich from the 2nd – 4th November 2022 as a hybrid event addressed the increased risk of systemic vulnerabilities and cyber risks of connected cars the higher the complexity of connected cooperative and...
25 October, 2022

CCAM Multicluster Meeting Oct 2022

The Horizon CONNECT project represented by Ioannis Krontiris (HUAWEI) took to the stage at the last CCAM (Connected, Cooperative and Automotive Mobility) Association Multicluster Meeting on the 25th of October in Brussels, Belgium. It was the first opportunity for CONNECT...
7 October, 2022

CONNECT kicked off

The EU funded Horizon Europe project CONNECT launched with the kick-off meeting on 22nd-23rd September 2022 in Athens, Greece. Project partners gathered to plan, organize and designate duties for the next 36 months. The upcoming work and tasks in the...