This is a best prospect industry sector for this country. Includes a market overview and trade data.
Last Published: 4/1/2020

Overview

Estonia is the first country to legalize the testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads. The government has adopted a plan to create a fleet management system to integrate self-driving vehicles into the public transport system with journey planning and call-to-order bus stops. The government is also planning to launch pilots in other public service areas to seek new models of public service delivery based on autonomous mobility.

The Self-driving Vehicles and Autonomous Systems research group of Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) has developed and is testing an AV shuttle called Iseauto. More on Iseauto.
TalTech) signed in 2019 a co-operation agreement with Florida Polytechnic University (Florida Poly) to join forces for future development and increasing security of automated vehicles. In addition several companies in Estonia are testing the self-driving robots. For example, Starship is testing food and package delivery robots, offering people convenient new services that improve everyday life. More on the company: https://www.starship.xyz/company/

Milrem Robotics’ is manufacturing unmanned ground vehicles for defense and security forces, commercial and industrial clients and rescue services. More info: https://milremrobotics.com/

Leading Sub-Sectors

Autonomous systems, in particular, a localization and mission planning, motion parameters and path following, object detection and obstacle avoidance, sensor fusion and simulations.

Opportunities

Please see the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union, dedicated to European public procurement.

Web Resources
ITS Estonia

Safety

In recent years the Estonian government and private sector have begun improving transportation networks using Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) – advanced applications and innovative services that help users get the most out of their infrastructure. Examples of ITS Estonia include The Smart Port Solution, AI based sales prediction solution for logistic companies, Border Queue Management Service, and mobile parking. More info.

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