RAAS - Research Alliance for Autonomous System

Arbets och naringsministeriet

Period: 7.8.2018 - 30.11.2020

Content: RAAS is an innovation ecosystem which facilitates creation of industrial innovations in the field of autonomous systems. The focus of RAAS is 1) Land transport, 2) Maritime, 3) Mobile work machines and 4) Drone systems. It’s an access point to the best talent in both national and international networks of top researchers. RAAS targets to become the world´s most well-known innovation accelerator in the field of autonomous systems. RAAS involves 100 of researchers, 40 company representatives and 30 representatives from different stakeholders. The research work is organised in several Research Task Forces (RTF). R&D manager Mirva Salokorpi is the coordinator for the Remote Monitoring and Operation & Reliability and Maintenance RTF. VTT is the coordinator of the RAAS ecosystem, and the main financer is Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Focus area: Fartygssimulation

Campus: Åbo Aboa Mare

Financers: Arbets- och näringsministeriet

Project owner: VTT

Project manager: Mirva Salokorpi