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2 August 2023

App Receives $500K iMOVE CRC Investment to Revolutionise Public Transport for Vision Impaired Commuters

A revolutionary new app, aimed at transforming public transport for commuters who are blind or vision impaired, has secured a significant $500,000 investment from the iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre paving the way for national trials across Australia.

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2 August 2023

Aussie start-up microFleet lands $500K iMOVE CRC backing to take on global $300bn e-micromobility market

iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre has backed Australian company microFleet with $500,000 funding to launch a patent-pending invention called OneDock, which could see Australia seize a golden opportunity in the booming e-micromobility market tipped to be worth $300bn by 2030

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2 August 2023

iMOVE CRC funds $1M for SAGE’s ‘See Me’ app for vision impaired & microFleet’s OneDock LEV charging station to crack global markets

In a significant move to foster innovation in the transport sector, iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre has announced a combined investment of $1 million, with SAGE Automation and microFleet each receiving $500,000. The funding aims to revolutionise public transport for the visually impaired and position Australia at the forefront of the global e-micromobility market.

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9 December 2021

iMOVE CRC report makes recommendations to improve the accessibility of driverless vehicles for people with disability

The Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications partnered with LaTrobe University and the iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre to investigate how CAVs will be regulated under the Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards), and also make recommendations for a national reform process currently underway.

The final reports are available for download at: CAVs: Barriers and opportunities for people with disability.

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17 November 2021

Australia launches international trial to see if electric vehicle spare battery capacity can support the grid

In a project co-funded by iMOVE Australia and an Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship, UQ has partnered with analytics platform Teslascope to recruit Tesla owners internationally to take part in the study which will closely look at driving and charging behaviour across the globe.

ITS and ADAS systems on busy city road

19 November 2020

New research reveals connected ‘talking’ cars could save lives on Victorian roads

Cutting-edge digital communication technologies allowing cars to intelligently interpret their surroundings and alert drivers to potential hazards could reduce vehicle crashes by up to 78%, new research by the University of Melbourne, stemming from an iMOVE project, has revealed.

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21 October 2020

Automation, AI & the Cloud: New study to scope transport and mobility sector jobs skills gaps and training needs

A new research project, initiated by iMOVE and with research from RMIT University, that will develop empirical understanding of the likely skills gaps, shortages, and the necessary training needs to inform effective policies on effective workforce skills development in the ITS, freight, and mobility sectors.

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24 July 2020

New study aims to deepen our understanding of a critical factor for the successful introduction of automated vehicles: High Definition maps

A new collaboration through iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre involving Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), the Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) and Queensland University of Technology (QUT) will increase our understanding of a critical element for the successful introduction of automated vehicles (AVs).

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7 April 2019

Federal Government funds National Freight Data Hub

The iMOVE Cooperative Research Centre has released its Federal Government-commissioned report recommending establishment of a National Freight Data Hub to track freight use and identify choke-points and congestion across Australia.

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20 December 2018

New study to boost freight supply chain efficiencies

A media release from the Hon Michael McCormack MP, Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, announcing iMOVE Australia’s new study, which will be used to help drive efficiency improvements and cost reductions in the national freight and logistics supply chain.

Sydney Circular Quay ferry night

28 August 2018

Sydney to lead the world in Intelligent Transport Management

Sydney is developing the world’s most advanced transport management system giving customers better real-time information and predictive technology to bust congestion.

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5 February 2018

Queensland Government partners with iMOVE CRC to deliver Australia’s largest on-road cooperative vehicle trial to boost safety on Australian roads

Validating the effectiveness of emerging vehicle technologies is the primary goal of a new research project announced by Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR), the intelligent transport systems cooperative research centre iMOVE CRC and the Queensland University of Technology (QUT).