GNSS Centre of Excellence (GCE) is a non-profit association founded by Czech Railway, Air Navigation Service Provider, Road and Motorway Directorate, and Czech Railway Infrastructure Administration. GCE is not only an association or a consultation company but has technically experienced personnel working on R&D projects.
Competences and capabilities
GCE’s mission is to accelerate the development and deployment of Galileo and EGNOS through active cooperation with its members that are Universities, Research Institutes, R&D companies incl. SMEs. GCE has competencies in development, testing and deployment of GNSS-based product, services and applications, expertise on GNSS technology, project management, background research, monitoring of trends and opportunities in GNSS.
Product / Services
GNSS and aviation:
- RNP Approaches & PinS publication and implementation
GNSS and RFI:
- RFI detection & mitigation
- Critical infrastructure protection
GNSS and rail:
- Utilisation GNSS in rail signalling systems
Project Management competencies:
- Management of large & complex projects under different granting schemes
- Competencies in HORIZON2020 granting process
- Procurement process of the ESA and EUSPA
- National granting schemes & procurement processes
- PM competences and consultation
Major Space Projects & References
Project: GNSS vulnerability & mitigation in the Czech Republic – ESA NAVISP project to support Czech Republic’s activities towards safe and robust GNSS utilisation for critical infrastructure operators and state and governmental institutions. Real-time on-field testing campaigns understand impact of the GNSS RFI.
Project: GNSS RFI detection at highways – develop a static GNSS RFI detection system to be used at tolling gantries complemented with hand-held detectors for a police.
Project: Implementation of PinS procedures and Low level routes in Czech airspace – utilise a functional way for broad implementation of PinS and LLR in Czech aviation.
Project: TrainLOC – creating conditions for the implementation of GNSS on a railway network for GNSS based signalling systems and safe localisation of trains
Space Related Equipment, Labs & Certificates
GNSS receivers´ performance and robustness testing at unique Czech’s railroad testing circuit