RHINOS - 2nd Workshop at GSA

Category: News Last Updated: Wednesday, 05 April 2017

The second Workshop of the European project RHINOS is going to be held at GSA Agency HQ in Prague, on 23rd and 24th of March. The project is supported by European Commission under the HORIZON2020 program. The main objective of RHINOS workshop was to demonstrate fulfillment of high safety integrity and reliability standards used to detect virtual balise within ERTMS/ETCS based on EGNSS (EGNOS and Galileo) technologies. Workshop started by opening speech made by executive director of GSA agency, Carlo des Dorides. Further opening speeches were presented by the representative of the Czech Ministry of Transport, director of the department Vaclav Kobera and on behalf of the University of Pardubice, dean of the faculty Zdenek Nemec. During workshop, various of international experts were presenting theirs contributions/presentations such as Prof. Alessandro Neri (Italy - RadioLabs), Prof. Terry Moore (UK – University of Nottingham), Prof. Efim Rozenberg (Russian Federation – RZD NIIAS) and among other speakers that were representing partner organizations of RHINOS project were: F. Rispoli e S. Sabina (ASTS); A. Grosch (DLR), S. Roberts (University of Nottingham); A. Filip (University of Pardubice). Prof. Per Enge (USA – Stanford University) and Dr. R. Capua (SOGEI) were having their presentations via TELCO from the US and Canada. The content of the RHINOS workshop was enriched by representatives of various European railway institutions: such as P. Petruccioli representing UIC, M. Ruesen representing ERTMS User Group, P. Gurnik representing UNIFE. The whole workshop was co-organized by GNSS Centre of Excellence (GCE) and its director, Pavel Dobes, was chairman of the workshop.


This project has received funding from the European GNSS Agency under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No.687399