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 Contact data
StreetDietrich-Keller-Strasse 20 
ZIP, City, Region 8074 - Raaba (Styria) 
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 Contact person

Mag. Johannes Gerold (International Marketing Manager)
 Employees (Total)
Total: 250+  number of researches: 30

 Central aim of organisation
To develop, install and run high sophisticated tolling operations worldwide

 Briefly describe your organisation
EFKON AG is one of the world´s leading providers of turnkey nationwide road pricing and tolling solutions, multi-application transportation payment systems and active infrared communication systems. EFKONs revenue 2003 is 70 million with over 500 employees worldwide and 300 more employed by joint ventures where EFKON has a majority shareholding. In December 2003, EFKON acquired TolLink (South Africa), a leading toll plaza systems supplier.

Typical applications of EFKONs technology are multi-lane free-flow toll systems, derivatives (like wide area road pricing based on satellite positioning and mobile enforcement or section speed control systems) and multi-application payment systems with one single smart card being used to pay for stop/go tolls, non-stop tolls, parking lots, public transport and other payments in the high-speed mobility environment. In payment systems, EFKON provides and operates the entire infrastructure and the clearinghouse.

 Core Competency

Research & Development

 ICT sectors:
   - E-Commerce     
   - ICT Applications for Health      
   - ICT Applications for Traffic and Logistics     
   - Geographical Information Systems (GIS)     
   - Smart Cards and Access Systems     
   - Application Service Provision (ASP)      
   - Network and Broadband Technologies     
   - Advanced Systems Architecture     
   - Electronic circuits, components and equipment     
   - Optical Systems     
   - High Frequency Technology, Microwave Technology     
   - Narrow Band Technologies     
   - Satellite Technologies     
   - Wireless & Mobile Communication     

 ICT keywords
Infrared communication, Electronic and automatic toll collection systems, Transportation smart card systems, Traffic counting and classification
 RTD Experiences & Publications

 My organisation has been involved in projects funded by the following EU-programmes
  Coordinator  Partner 
EU Framework Programme (FP)
Other international co-operative research

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2004-10-07 / 2009-07-15