The Institute for empirical Sociology (IfeS) is a non-profit research institute that disposes of profound knowledge and proven experiences in questions regarding the human perspective of mobility

What we are looking for:
We are looking for partners interested in improving road safety by specific measures or technical innovations. We are particularly interested in collaborative projects regarding:
- Automated driving
- Assistance systems
- Road safety and mobility of vulnerable road users (seniors, children, novice drivers, powered-two-wheelers etc.)
- Evaluation of road safety measures
- ELSI- topics

What we offer:
Since 20 years IfeS has contributed to the improvement of road safety in numerous national and international projects, in which road safety measures and technical innovations were successfully adapted to the needs and preconditions of defined target groups. Disposing of a multidisciplinary team, we integrate knowledge and expertise from social science, psychology, and human factors.

What we offer:
User research
- User group definition (desk research, literature reviews)
- Requirements engineering (focus groups, interviews etc.)
- Usability consulting and testing

- Literature reviews, content analysis
- Focus groups, interviews
- Research ethics

Evaluation of road safety measures

Methodological consulting
- Field studies
- Surveys (online, paper-pencil, CATI)

  • WP Transport
    • MG-2-7: Safety in an evolving road mobility environment
    • MG-2-8: Innovative applications of drones for ensuring safety transport
    • DT-ART-04: Developing and testing shared, connected and cooperative automated vehicles fleets in urban areas for the mobility of all


Ms Annika Johnsen
Project Manager

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