Industry Partnerships


The Infrastructure Transport and Logistics business area collaborates and partners with the following initiatives and organisations:

Data Driven Pipe Failure Prediction - NICTA is working with Australian and International water utilities to advance pipe failure prediction methods. Industry partnerships exist with:

  • Sydney Water
  • UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR)
  • KWR Watercycle Research Institute (Netherlands)
  • SA Water


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Fraunhofer Project Centre (FPC) is a collaboration between NICTA and the Fraunhofer Institute for Experimental Software Engineering (IESE) on transport and logistics. We are combining world-class research and technology development capabilities to make a real difference to the transport and logistics sector. 


Future Logistics Living Lab (FLLL) is a collaboration between NICTA and Fraunhofer. The Living Lab provides a platform for industry and research to work together, investigate real world problems and demonstrate innovative technology that will provide logistics solutions for the future. Full list of Future Logistics Living Lab (FLLL) participants.

Intelligent Fleet Logistics (IFL) project collaborates with:

  • Sensis
  • Goodman Fielder 
  • George Weston Foods
  • JAIX Software
  • Retriever Communications
  • MoveITnet


Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) activity collaborates with:

  • NSW Roads and Maratime Services (RMS)
    University College London (UCL)
  • University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC)
  • Traficon - the world leader in commercial video traffic detection products
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems (MASCOS)


Human Performance Modelling for Next Generation Air Traffic Management project is collaborating with Air Services Australia to evaluate the risks and benefits of a decision support tool for air traffic controllers. Together we are assessing workload, performance and the overall effect on impact and efficiency.

Decision Support for Incident Management
 project collaborates with:

  • NSW RMS Transport Management Centre - to research and validate road traffic management technology
  • United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research - running a series of projects on multimodal cognitive load measurement
  • BrainGauge® - developer of a web-based recruitment assessment system using NICTA-developed cognitive ability tests
  • CAE (Canada) - to improve the operations of ambulance call centres based on voice-based cognitive load measurement
  • NII Bono Lab (Japan) - to research cognitive load measurement techniques for speech and sign language interaction 


G12/Opturion project collaborates with:

  • State Government of Victoria (VicRoads/DOT) - in the area of "macro"-models of urban traffic, and its application to investment planning and optimisation under constraints
  • Spatial Information CRC, Victorian Partnership for Advanced Computing (VPAC), and Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) via their Virtual Australia initiative
  • Monash University
  • KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
  • Constraints Technology International and Zuse Institute, Berlin