Transportation Research Institute (IMOB)

IMOB is shaping the mobility of the future by providing science-based solutions to the major challenges facing society and industry. IMOB operates within the fields of transportation and road safety, focusing on travel behaviour. We do this by studying the interaction between behaviour, infrastructure and technology.

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Why should you collaborate with IMOB?

  • Multidisciplinary team with expertise in many fields
  • Years of experience with large-scale research projects at local, national and international level
  • Reliable partner for governments, businesses and other parties
  • Clear focus on valorisation of research results
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Facts & figures about IMOB

Ongoing research projects


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i-Change day in the Hasselt living lab

07 June 2024
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16 May

Hasselt University launches VITRONIC research chair

16 May 2024
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23 Apr

Launch VITRONIC Research Chair on 'Automated Enforcement'

23 April 2024
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22 Mar

PhD student Hoang Nam Le improves knowledge & skills of Vietnamese adolescent motorcyclists

22 March 2024
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01 Feb

PhD student Khalid Al Abri enables Smart Mobility via Enhanced Support of Driving Behaviors, Safety, & Experience

01 February 2024
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27 Sep

Francqui chair - Lecture Prof. Dr Constantinos Antoniou

27 September 2023
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Francqui chair - Inaugural lecture Prof. Dr Constantinos Antoniou

08 May 2023


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i-DREAMS is a three-year project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme that aims to set up a platform to define, develop, test and validate a 'safety tolerance zone' to prevent drivers from getting too close to the limits of unsafe driving by mitigating risks in real time and after the journey.

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Sustainable Tourism: Training for Tomorrow

The ERASMUS+ project "Sustainable Tourism: Training for Tomorrow" aims to build the capacity of stakeholders in protected areas in the field of sustainable tourism. The project lasted 3 years and ended in August 2021.

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Track & Know

Track & Know is a Horizon2020 project, with a focus on Big Data. More specifically, Track & Know, which is an acronym for "Big Data for Mobility Tracking Knowledge Extraction in Urban Areas", has researched, developed and exploited a new software framework that aims to increase the efficiency of Big Data.

This will be applied in the transport, mobility, motor insurance and healthcare sectors. The project ended in 2020.

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emr Connect (ECON)

emr connect is een Interreg V-A-project ter ondersteuning van grensoverschrijdende samenwerking op het gebied van mobiliteit.

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The smart app that encourages valuable activity and encourages users step by step towards better mental wellbeing.


Since the foundation of IMOB 5 spin-offs have been established in which a number of our research and service activities have been expanded and valorised.

Would you like to discuss a new opportunity or get in touch with one of our spin-offs? Do not hesitate to contact us.

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DriveSimSolutions (DSS) emerged from over 10 years of expertise in the driving simulation domain, supported by a proven track record in fundamental and applied research. DSS is a competent R&D and system integration partner in the driving simulator domain.


TakeASeat, brings together mobility expertise, technological resources and business experience with its first product, 'Swidg'. This is a seating matching platform that enables commuters to make better use of their journey to work.

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ABEONAconsult is a young and dynamic company that specialises in the development of smart products, software and services in the field of transport and traffic safety.

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VivaDrive aims to create a green, safe and cost-effective fleet for businesses. This AI-powered system takes care of your business, drivers and respect for the planet.

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SAFE.T is an innovative online HR programme for transport companies and truck drivers.

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Transportation Research Institute

Phone +32 (0)11 26 91 11 Email Visiting address

White Barracks, Maastrichterstraat 100

3500 Hasselt

Opening hours

Open every weekday (except public holidays and bridge days) from 09:00 to 17:00