The consortium consists of eleven Austrian partners that ideally complement each other along the value chain.

Infineon Technologies Austria AG (Consortium Leader)

Infineon Technologies Austria AG is the project leader and will work on the MEMS element and driver unit.


ams-OSRAM will develop drivers for addressable VCSEL laser arrays.

AVL List GmbH

AVL List GmbH (AVL) will develop highly relevant reference and validation systems for ADAS/AD-related automotive use cases and perform tests and data collection.

EV Group E. Thallner GmbH

EV Group will work on the functional packaging of the MEMS element.

FH Campus Wien - Vienna Institute for Safety & Systems Engineering

Vienna Institute for Safety & Systems Engineering will implement and test railway related use cases.

Peschak Autonome Systeme GmbH

Peschak Autonome Systeme (PAS) carries out hazard assessment and will implement selected agricultural use cases.

RIEGL Research Forschungsgesellschaft mbH

In this project RIEGL is in charge of developing, manufacturing, testing and calibrating the LiDAR demonstrator which is one of the key deliverables of the project.

Silicon Austria Labs GmbH - Sensor Systems

SAL will research integration aspects of the photonic core sensor and functional optical matching of this to the environment and thus the applications.

Technische Universit├Ąt Graz - Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision

The Institute of Computer Graphics and Vision develops the algorithms for interpreting the LiDAR point clouds and assessing the semantic meaning of the acquired data.

TTTech Automotive

TTTech will work on the centralized data network including the central domain controller hardware & software as well as standard interfaces and data logging.


VIRTUAL VEHICLE main role in the project is to enable testing of the newly developed sensor under different scenarios for car, rail and agricultural use.