BEHALA is involved in several research and development projects as a partner for practical application. In close cooperation with renowned scientific institutions, BEHALA thus makes a contribution to the achievement of the federal government’s climate policy goals. The focus is on the use of alternative fuels and innovative drive technologies.

Autonom SOW II

Development of an information platform based on waterways, traffic and transport process data for plannable and networked transport processes on inland waterways to provide data for transports on inland waterways


duration: 01.11.2020 – 31.10.2023

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MvI - Mobile verkehrssektorübergreifende Infrastruktur

Realization and testing of possibilities for flexible and mobile land-based, cross-sector supply of land and water vehicles with electricity and hydrogen

duration: 01.05.2020 – 30.04.2024

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Autonomous electric shipping on waterways in metropolitan areas

The project aims to make a contribution to modern city logistics on the basis of autonomous, connectable and electrically operated watercraft.

duration: 01.09.2019 – 31.08.2022

Fördermittelgeber / Projektträger      Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie im Rahmenprogramm Maritime Forschungsstrategie 2025 / Projektträger Jülich (PTJ)

Partner: Schiffbau – Versuchsanstalt Potsdam GmbH (Projektleitung), Fachgebiet Entwurf und Betrieb Maritimer Systeme an der Technischen Universität Berlin, Infineon Technologies AG München, Veinland GmbH Neuseddin, Institut für Automatisierungstechnik an der Universität Rostock

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impressions from the experiments at SVA


Realization and testing of a push boat as a test vehicle for a fuel cell and accumulator hybrid-powered drive system for use on inland waterways

duration: 01.07.2019 – 31.12.2024

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ELEKTRA mit ganz neuem Energie-System