AI Situational Awareness Foundation for Advancing Automation


Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences at University of Zagreb

Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences is part of University of Zagreb and the leading higher education and research institution in the field of aeronautics and air transport in Croatia. Aeronautical Division, a part of the Faculty, is operating an Approved Training Organization for pilots according to EASA standards for Commercial Pilot Licence level. Also, an ATCO Training Organization Certificate for air traffic controllers training was issued.

Johannes Kepler University Linz / Institute of Business Informatics

The Institute of Business Informatics – Data & Knowledge Engineering (DKE) at the Johannes Kepler University Linz carries out theoretical and applied research in the areas of knowledge representation, data engineering, business intelligence, and business process management. In recent cooperative research projects with industry partners, funded through EU Horizon 2020/SESAR Joint Undertaking and national research programs, DKE has applied its know-how to solve knowledge representation problems in the domain of air traffic management.

Slot Consulting Ltd.

Slot Consulting is a research and innovation focused consulting company. The company has an aeronautics and air transport related focus but provides service to other innovation intensive industries as well. Besides research activities, Slot Consulting performs handling arrangement for airlines, is involved in system developments and provides consulting service for aviation stakeholders.

Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institute of Flight Guidance

The Institute of Flight Guidance of TU Braunschweig has acknowledged expertise in Air Traffic Management processes. In recent years several projects on national and European level have been accomplished where different enabling technologies (like satellite navigation, novel cockpit displays for taxi guidance or wake vortex awareness, air traffic controller working positions, airport optimization tools etc.) have been developed.

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) is the oldest and largest technical university in Spain. It consists of twenty Engineering Schools plus two Faculties that cover most engineering disciplines as well as Architecture and Sports Science. At the UPM, the activity related to the aeronautical science and engineering is developed through the Technical School of Space and Aeronautics Engineering (ETSIAE). Teaching and research on ATM and Aviation Safety is performed by the Air and Space Systems, Air Transport and Airports Department, and, particularly, the Air Navigation Research Group (GINA) research the development and implementation of air navigation, air traffic, airspace design, safety and human factors.

Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), School of Engineering

The Centre for Aviation is the leading scientific research facility for aviation in Switzerland and was founded in 2008 to support the Swiss industry with applied research and development in the field of engineering. The Centre for Aviation focuses on Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics and Control System, Human Factors and Aeronautical Communication, Meteorology and Air Traffic Management, Structural Integrity and Systems Integration and applies cutting edge technologies, state-of-the-art methods, and contemporary knowledge to find new and efficient ways to bring global aviation a step further.

Skyguide Swiss Air Navigation Services Ltd

Skyguide provides air navigation services for Switzerland and certain adjacent parts of neighbouring countries. With its 1500 employees at 14 locations in Switzerland, the company guides some 1.2 million civil and military flights a year safely and efficiently through Europe's most complex airspace.

Skyguide is well integrated into the international air navigation services community and, with its innovative and customer-minded solutions, helps enhance Switzerland’s appeal as a place to live, work and do business. The company is majority-owned by the Swiss Confederation, and is headquartered in Geneva.

Contact information

Prof. Tomislav Radišić
University of Zagreb

This project has received funding from the SESAR Joint Undertaking under Grant Agreement No. 892618, under European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme.