NAITEC urban test bed is 2.3 km long and is located in the heart of the urban area of ​​Pamplona, ​​Navarra.

In addition to being a real environment in an urban area, it has some interesting characteristics in terms of mobility scenarios, because it surrounds several key points in the city:

  • Campus of the Public University of Navarra.
  • Sadar Football Stadium.
  • Navarra Arena Conference Center.


Thanks to a cooperation agreement with Pamplona City Council, it can be used as needed for the test, even cutting traffic if necessary.

Test capabilities

Vehicle embedded technologies
Technologies associated with the new smart and connected road infrastructures
The needs of Smart Cities
Creation of information management systems for roads/environments

Infrastructures and equipment

1. Traffic measurement infrastructures:

  • Optic fiber sensors.
  • Traffic cameras.
  • Radar to measure the speed of vehicles in the 4 lanes.
  • LiDAR to detect vehicles and pedestrians.
  • Pollution sensor network.


2. Energy infrastructure:

  • battery charger for 2 electric vehicles.

3. Communications infrastructure:

  • 2 OBU-V2X units (On Board Unit)
  • 3 RSU-V2X units (Road Side Unit)
  • 2 V2X traffic lights


4. Open data platform based on FIWARE.


5. Traffic models.


Fundación I+D Automoción y Mecatrónica ha recibido una ayuda cofinanciada al 100% con recursos REACT UE, a través del programa operativo FEDER 2014-2020 de Navarra, a través del Objetivo Específico 4 «Apoyo a las inversiones que contribuyan a la transición hacia una economía verde», como parte de la respuesta de la Unión a la pandemia de COVID-19.