VEDECOM is a leading French Institute for Energy Transition, primarily focusing on sustainable mobility. Operating through a public-private partnership, its mission is to foster innovation in ecological, automated, and shared transportation. The institute addresses the challenges posed by autonomous vehicles and actively works towards advancing greener and more efficient mobility solutions. Its core activities encompass enhancing shared mobility and energy efficiency, pioneering automation and electrification in transportation for improved safety and efficiency, and acting as a dynamic catalyst for innovation and ecosystem development.
Positioned at the forefront of France’s energy transition initiatives, VEDECOM is dedicated to shaping a sustainable and technologically advanced future for mobility. It aspires to achieve global excellence as a French research institute in its respective fields and themes, leveraging its multidisciplinary expertise and conducting experiments within the territories of its institutional partners. Through its diverse initiatives, VEDECOM aims to create a transportation ecosystem that is not only environmentally friendly and efficient but also marked by innovation, ultimately benefiting both society and the environment.
As a research partner in the SUM project, VEDECOM’s commitment extends to assessing the adoption of innovative technologies in various living labs and identifying relevant performance indicators. Additionally, VEDECOM actively participates in formulating effective Mobility Management strategies, including the integration of New and Shared Mobility Services and Public Transport, while contributing to pricing strategies for mobility. VEDECOM plays a pivotal role in the assessment of the multifaceted impacts of NSM services, knowledge utilization and policy recommendations, with a keen focus on economic, environmental, social, and technical dimensions, all the while developing innovative business models that leverage insights gained from various living labs. This collective effort underscores VEDECOM’s unwavering dedication to pioneering sustainable and transformative mobility solutions across Europe.