Dr. Karl Ernst Ambrosch was acting as the ERA Chair Holder for Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) at the University of Žilina, Slovak Republic, until 30 September 2017. Dr. Ambrosch worked for several universities as well as in industry and SMEs. During the last decades his main interest was to convert knowledge into commercially used systems and products. He was leading the largest non-university research company for energy and mobility in Austria, arsenal research, from 2008 to 2012. Since 2001 Dr. Ambrosch has been working in international standardisation of Intelligent Transport Systems and since 2011 he has been the convenor of the Austrian standardisation committee for ITS, mirroring CEN TC278 and ISO TC204.