UOB is widely recognised in Europe as a top ranked research institution. For over a century, the university has contributed to the advancement of knowledge and technological development. It has successfully commercialized its research activities through its research and commercial services department. UOB will participate in this project through the centre of Railway Research and Education. The centre has at its disposal 14 research staff and 22 PhD students who have qualifications in many disciplines. The centre has participated in numerous European projects before such as Automain and Saferail.