Innovation Technologies

Here is the list of innovation technologies and testbeds that are provided by the SAE partners.

Below one can search the list for a specific technology or testbed throughout Europe based on their domain. Moreover, by choosing one entry, detailed information about the technology and its provider’s contact data will be presented.

Technology Name Category / Domain Provider
AIDE: Data management tools for the engineering of CPS Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) KTH, Sweden
4diac (Framework for Distributed Industrial Automation & Control) Digital Manufacturing FORTISS, GERMANY
Neural Network Dependability Kit A toolbox to support safety engineering of artificial neural networks FORTISS, GERMANY
π-Fab infrastructure Digital Manufacturing, Sensors Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
Sensinact IOT device Smart Cities CEA, France
LINC Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health CEA, France
Sigma Fusion (A low-power sensor fusion solution for safe autonomous driving) Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) CEA, France
Vision in Package Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
Localization Solver Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
WiseMAC Agrifood, Smart Cities, Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
WiseNET Agrifood, Smart Cities, Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
WiseDep Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Digital Manufacturing, Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
Advanced nanotechnology for chemical sensing Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
Advanced manufacturing/packaging Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
KTH Research Concept Vehicle Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) KTH, Sweden
Lorawan LPWAN Testbed Smart Cities Digital Catapult, UK
Products and Technologies Living-lab Smart Health, Smart Cities CEA, France
Reliability Testbed Sensors University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary
CPS Massive urban infrastructure in technology and service assessment testbed Smart Cities University of Cantabria (UNICAN), Spain
Corrosive Gases Testbed Sensors Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
Gas Sensor Testbed Sensors Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
Energy Electronic Testbed Sensors Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
Integrated and Open Development Platform for CPS Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) AVL, Austria
TIME4SYS Thales, France
Compute card Intel, Ireland
Neural compute stick Intel, Ireland
WeSU PLATFORM and X-Nucleo expansion boards Sensors STM, Italy
STM32 STM, France
Power Management Technologies 32-Bit Industrial Microcontroller Infineon, Germany
Crescendo and Overture Smart Cities Newcastle University, UK
eMIR: eMaritime Integrated Reference Platform OFFIS, Germany
SOFIA2 Smart Cities Indra Sistemas, Spain
MindCPS Modelling Framework Smart Cities Technical University Madrid (UPM), Spain
IoT Connectivity Platform Smart Cities Technical University Madrid (UPM), Spain
fortiss future factory Digital Manufacturing FORTISS, GERMANY
HAZOP-UML Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) LAAS-CNRS, France
SMOF Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) LAAS-CNRS, France
MORSE Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) LAAS-CNRS, France
GenoM Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) LAAS-CNRS, France
DAL allocation calculus (DALculus) Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) ONERA, France
Electrochemical Sensing Array Devices Sensors Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
High-precision temperature sensor devices Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Interdigital electrode array on Si Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Silicon strain gauges Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Lock-in amplifier Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Optical reader Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
3D photodetector array Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
UV LED unit, stabilised Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
3D silicon microstructure modules Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Piezoresistive sensors Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Optical bidirectional sensors (MORES®) Sensors CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
Fluidic Module Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Low cost Disposable cartridge Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Autonomous Sensor Systems for harsh environment Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Energy Management Module for Energy Harvesters Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Surface monitoring sensor Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Synchonised modular nodes for customization of Wireless Sensor Networks Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Dynamic heating/cooling module Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Microfluidic cartridge Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Wireless powered solutions Sensors IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
Centrifugal microfluidics (“LabDisk”) Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Plating on Plastics Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Physical vapour deposition Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Laser processing Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Advanced micro assembly Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Printing Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Additive manufacturing Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Micro injection molding Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Injection molding of thermosets Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Film-assisted transfer molding of thermosets Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Ultra precision machining Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Capacitive sensors Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Inductive Sensors Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Optical Sensors Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
3D magnetic field sensor Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
3D distance sensor Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Pumping technology Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
FEM simulation Sensors Hahn-Schickard, Germany
Piezoelectric fibre sensor Sensors Swerea IVF, Sweden
Additive manufacturing Sensors Swerea IVF, Sweden
CO2 sensitive layer Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
Silicon nitride 400 nm thick membrane with submicron pores (400 – 800 nm) Sensors CSEM, Switzerland
OPV (Organic Photovoltaic) flexible module with specific integration for outdoor, indoor applications Smart Cities
OPV for interior design (Autonomous switch or captor for indoor/outdoor application with design on-demand) Smart Cities
Customized organic solar cells modules for indoor and outdoor energy harvesting. Design freedom of A4 size elements or continous 300mm wide solar foil. Smart Cities
Flexible Solar modules Smart Cities
Solid State Microbatteries – Embedded energy storage solution Smart Cities
Design your own printed logic circuit Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
SnapShape3D – Dynamically map the 3D deformation of large surfaces Smart Cities, Smart Health
Touch sensor Smart Cities, Smart Health
Flexible Sensitive Surface Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Health
Active matrix backplanes for displays and imagers Smart Cities
TFT in Medical Imaging Smart Cities, Smart Health
Elastomer integrated Bluetooth sensor node Smart Cities
TFT in Automotive Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Indoor air quality sensing luminaire Smart Cities
Color variable OLED for digital signage Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
OLED Button For Textile integration Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
OLED stripes for textile integration Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
OLED with customized logo (Name Tag)
OLED glasses for health applications Smart Health
Terra – merging biology and design
OPD for brightness control Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
Electroluminescence Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Printed Sensor Array for Helmets Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Pressure sensor Smart Health
Antenae Smart Health
REMEDIES Smart Labels Smart Health
Thin-film RFID and sensors for smart packaging Smart Health
Hybrid printed electronics Smart Health
Wearable/ Stretchable electronics Smart Health
In Mold Electronics Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Flexible multi-sensing platform Smart Health
ECG Patch Smart Health
Smart Blister Smart Health
Wereables Smart Cities
Overmoulded full colour LED matrix
Elastomer integrated Bluetooth sensor node Smart Cities
BioFuelCell – Iontophoretics for cosmetics applications Smart Health
Near Field Communication (NFC) for Wireless Data and Charging Smart Health
Printed Speaker/Actuators
Project ORIGAMO – OveRnIGht Asthma Monitoring Smart Health
Disposable rapid diagnostics Smart Health
Fitness Shirt
Automatic synthesis of FPGA-based smart-sensors Sensors
Modular platform for industrial control, automation and servitization Digital Manufacturing
Microsystems development for IoT, CPS, and more Digital Manufacturing, Sensors microTEC Gesellschaft für Mikrotechnologie mbH
Attention Management for Mobile Apps Smart Health Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Efficient data allocation for Non-Volatile Memory Low Energy Computing, Sensors
Innovative, custom-made sensing technologies for Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities applications Digital Manufacturing, Sensors, Smart Cities University of Salento
Open Source Compiler Experts Low Energy Computing
Application-specific memory subsystem design Low Energy Computing University of Stuttgart
Automatic linking of food composition and food consumption data Smart Health Jožef Stefan Institute
AI/SW/HW co-design and optimisation Low Energy Computing dividiti / cTuning foundation
Image Processing Platform Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd
Robot programming tool for production lines Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Human localization system in manufacturing lines Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Sensors Technical University of Munich (TUM)
FPGA acceleration Smart Health
Quality-of-Service Resource Management Diagnostics Low Energy Computing
Low-Power WAN Wireless Sensor Networks Low Energy Computing VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, IT4Innovations
Automated design and optimization of common and approximate digital circuits Low Energy Computing Brno University of Technology
Multipurpose sensing technology based on functionally integrated micro flexures Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Sensors , Smart Cities AMG Technology Ltd
Heterogeneous computing platforms Low Energy Computing Tampere University of Technology
Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Arrays (CGRA) Low Energy Computing Tampere University of Technology
Fault-tolerant many-core architectures Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics) Tallinn University of Technology
Fast System-on-Chip simulation and Virtual Prototyping Low Energy Computing RWTH Aachen
Modelling Smart Health center for bio-engineering BIOIRC
Engineering & Design Digital Manufacturing e-Novia S.p.A.
Affective computing research Smart Health Riga Technical University
Demo-Farm Agrifood BioSense Institute
Manufacturing knowledge modelling Digital Manufacturing Politecnico di Torino
Acqua Virtuosa System: Smart data for improving land and water management Agrifood Sis.Ter srl
Healthcare API Smart Health Niucare
Roll-to-roll pick and place for MEMs Smart Health Centre for Process Innovation
Embedded hardware design Agrifood University of Novi Sad, Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin”
Automated meter reading maintenance activities Agrifood Dinapsis Operation & Lab
Biocompatibility Smart Health OFI Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik
Advanced cooling devices Agrifood CEDRION CONSULTORÍA TÉCNICA E INGENIERÍA SL
Open LoRaWAN services for smart IoT agriculture activities Agrifood Laboratory team of Distributed Microcomputer systems, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Ioannina
Real Time Control of Water Networks Agrifood Dinapsis Operation & Lab
Predictive diagnostic Digital Manufacturing Dyrecta Lab
Controlled environment agriculture Agrifood Agricultural University of Athens, Lab of Farm Structures
Blockchain solution development Agrifood Decentralizers
Design of smart wearable biopotential acquisition systems Smart Health Politecnico di Torino – Department of Electronics and Telecommunications – Laboratory for Engineering of Neuromuscular System (LISiN)
Vinemap drone maps Agrifood Vingineers
developing and regulatory of and for patient monitoring devices Smart Health Emka-Medical GmbH
Integrated Care Solutions Smart Health Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science
Medical Imaging PACS Smart Health BMD software
Asset CAPEX renewal multicriteria planning Agrifood Dinapsis Operation & Lab
Setting up agricultural test sites Agrifood Binaria d.o.o.
Health tracking through wearables like smartwatches or wristbands Smart Health University of Geneva
Bioengineering Digital Manufacturing Research Center E. Piaggio
PA4ALL Living Lab Agrifood BioSense Institute
Implementation of a prototype Beehive Security system funded by PoC – Patras Science Park Agrifood Laboratory team of Distributed Microcomputer systems, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Ioannina
Ultrasounds to localise patients Smart Health University of Geneva
IOTEC Agrifood University of Salamanca – BISITE Research Group
Kinetikos DSS Smart Health Kinetikos
Neoborn screening Smart Health BMD software
Atomic Layer Deposition Smart Health Centre for Process Innovation
Super-stable impulse generator producing extremely low jitter Smart Health Institute of Electronics and Computer Science

AIDE: Data management tools for the engineering of CPS

The development of Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) includes multiple experts from different disciplines. This implies that there will be multiple sets of system descriptions that jointly describe the entire system including its design and verification (compare with software, electronics hardware, communications, mechanical packaging, reliability and safety engineering).
CPS development will thus typically be characterized by fragmented product descriptions such as requirements, design descriptions, models, source code, hardware descriptions, configuration data, etc. All these fragments will be stored and managed through a number of tools and databases. Since these fragments are interrelated, it is important to be able to relate them to each-other, to keep them consistent, and to understand how a change in one artefact impacts other – and in an efficient way. A typical example is to be able to find test-cases corresponding to a particular requirement.
To address this problem, the overall objective of AIDE is to lower the threshold of integrating and managing data among software tools, thereby improving end-user processes, in turn with potential for improvements in time to market, more effective use of resources and product quality. This is accomplished by providing support tools – for creating tailored “tool-chains” and integrations of data for the engineering of CPS. The approach targets data integration based on open standards (such as OASIS OSLC, and the Linked Data family of standards) and open source software. Fig. 1 illustrates the scene of fragmented data/tools and how making data available opens up possibilities to create added value services. The focus of the existing AIDE support tools is indicated by the red encirclement.
AIDE software assets:
As an integral part of the open-source OSLC Lyo project, Lyo Designer is a tool that supports architects and developers with the architecting, design and implementation of integrated tool chains, compliant with the OSLC standard. Lyo Designer consists of a toolchain modelling tool, and an accompanying code generator that produces OSLC-compliant tool adaptors, integrating the designed tools.
Lyo Designer complements the Lyo SDK – the set of Java libraries that helps the community adopt OSLC specifications and build OSLC-compliant tools.
AIDE’s tool support also includes a number of open source components which have been developed with a number of partners over the years such as
– Lyo Store – a library that provides a simple interface for working with a triplestore via Java objects representing OSLC Resources. (https://github.com/eclipse/lyo-store)
– Linked Data Visualizer – A tool to visualize objects and relations from a triplestore as graphical nodes and lines. (https://github.com/FindOut/ldvis)
What are typical use cases
Lyo Designer has been used and validated by a range of industrial partners. Moreover, since its release, close collaboration with external partners (Ericsson, FindOut, IBM, OFFIS, Scania, Thales and Volvo) have been established. These partners are using as well as extending the platform in coordination with KTH.
As indicated by Fig. 1 and the red encirclement, there are several opportunities to extend the current capabilities of the AIDE Lyo Platform. At KTH in collaboration with industrial partners we are currently pursuing work in the following directions:
– Supporting the operational phase of cyber-physical systems through interfaces for data gathering from operational CPS and for controlling such CPS. This includes concepts such as digital twins.
– Data warehousing facilities, in which a protocol is being implemented and extended that allows for the real-time communication of operational data across a CPS.
How easy is it to use it and what about gaining access?
The AIDE assets target toolchain architects and developers of tool interfaces. The adopted model-based approach aims to lower the threshold of adopting the OSLC standard for industrial developers. Lyo Designer allows one to work at a higher level of abstraction, with models to specify the overall architecture as well as specific tool designs, without needing to deal with all the technical details of the OSLC standard (such as Linked Data, RDF, etc.). Its accompanying generator also helps in the rapid prototyping of the tool interfaces.
Most of AIDE’s software assets are part of the Eclipse Lyo project, and are released under the EPL license. Details of the Lyo project can be found under its Wiki pages (https://wiki.eclipse.org/Lyo).
Where can I find more information?
A full description of the AIDE assets can be found here:
– Lyo Designer – https://wiki.eclipse.org/Lyo/ToolchainModellingAndCodeGenerationWorkshop
– Lyo Store – https://wiki.eclipse.org/Lyo/Store
– Linked Data Visualizer – https://github.com/FindOut/ldvis
Further information and support can be obtained from KTH – see contacts.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: KTH, Sweden
E-mail: Jad El-khoury
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/aide-kth/

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4diac (Framework for Distributed Industrial Automation & Control)

Today’s automation and control systems are mostly implemented according to a vendor specific dialect of the IEC 61131 standard. The different dialects make programs for programmable logic controllers (PLC) hardly portable between different PLCs. With its PLC centric design and its scan-based nature, the IEC 61131 standard already exceeds the needs of today’s automation systems. Therefore the same standardization group, originating IEC 61131, worked on a more flexible version, supporting distributed automation and control systems, the IEC 61499 standard.
IEC 61499 based systems follow an application centric design, which means that the application of the overall system is created at first and independent of the hardware. Each application is created by interconnecting the desired function blocks (FB) in terms of a function block network (FBN). The IEC 61499 standard extends the FB concept, already introduced within the IEC 61131 standard by an event interface, which allows an explicit definition of the execution order. This is required especially for distributed systems.
As soon as the hardware structure is known it can be added to a project’s system configuration and the already existing application can be distributed onto the available devices. The interoperability of devices from different vendors is one key feature postulated by the IEC 61499 standard. Also the portability of applications between different IEC 61499 engineering tools has been addressed by introducing an XML exchange format. Due to the definition of management commands different devices can be configured by different IEC 61499 engineering tools. The same commands can be used for online reconfiguration.
Eclipse 4diac™ implements the IEC 61499 standard and is intended for the programming of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) as well as small embedded control devices. 4diac is provided as open source software under EPL-1.0 and consists of two parts: forte (4diac-rte) and 4diac-ide.
– forte is a real-time capable IEC 61499 run-time, which operates on different hardware platforms. The hardware platforms reach from small embedded control devices up to PLCs. Currently supported hardware platforms comprise e.g. Weidmüller PLC, Wago PLC, Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone Black, or LEGO Mindstorms NXT. forte has been tested on e.g. Windows Cygwin on i386, ppc and xScale Linux on i386, ppc and xScale NetOS RTOS on IPC@chip and eCos on ARM7. It supports all IEC 61131-3 edition 2 elementary data-types, structures, and arrays. Applications can consist of any IEC 61499 element as basic function blocks, composite function blocks, service interface function blocks and adapters. Besides that forte provides a flexible and extendable communication infrastructure already providing a large set of protocols, e.g. MQTT, OPC UA, openPOWERLINK or EclipseSCADA.
– 4diac-ide is an extensible, Eclipse-based integrated development environment (IDE) for IEC 61499 compliant programs. It supports the modelling of distributed control software as well as the deployment to the various hardware devices. 4diac-ide makes it easy to create new applications in a modular way by reusing existing function blocks from standard libraries. The modelled applications can be deployed to IEC 61499 powered control devices. For testing, 4diac-ide provides monitoring and debugging facilities to “watch” events and data values during execution. One can also interact with the application by changing or forcing data to have certain values, and by triggering events.
4diac has been evaluated by case studies of different organizations:
– The Profactor Case Study. Profactor is located in Steyr, Austria and is Austrian’s No. 1 in applied production research. As a private research company, it performs applied research across different disciplines to find solutions for the manufacturing industry. The Profactor case study employed the 4diac platform on a robotic arm application.
– The AIT Case Study. The AIT (Austrian Institute of Technology) is Austria’s largest non-university research institute, and among the European research institutes a specialist in the key infrastructure issues of the future. In this case study AIT examined the use of the 4diac platform in a smart grid laboratory.
– The ACIN Case Study. Vienna University of Technology – Automation and Control Institute (ACIN) performs research and education in the fields of distributed automation and control systems, as well as precision engineering, scientific instrumentation and process-measurement systems with focus on industrial relevant applications for industrial automation, production, and measurement systems. The ACIN case study allowed the Vienna Institute of Technology’s Automation and Control Institute to demonstrate the real time capability of the 4diac platform.
– Awite Bioenergie GmbH. Awite is a SME located near Munich and is specialist for gas analysis and desulfurization as well as the automation of the corresponding processes. Within their CPSE Labs Experiment they implemented an energy load management approach with 4diac. They summed up their results within a YouTube video.

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: FORTISS, GERMANY
E-mail: Dr. Holger Pfeifer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/4diac-fortiss/

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Neural Network Dependability Kit A toolbox to support safety engineering of artificial neural networks

In recent years, neural networks have been widely adapted in engineering automated driving systems with examples in perception, decision-making, or even end-to-end scenarios. As these systems are safety-critical in nature, problems during operation such as failed identification of pedestrians may contribute to risk behaviours. Importantly, the root cause of these undesired behaviours can be independent of hardware faults or software programming errors but can solely reside in the data-driven engineering process, e.g., due to unexpected results of function extrapolation between correctly classified training data.
The Neural Network Dependability Kit (NN-dependability-kit) is an open-source toolbox to support safety engineering of neural networks. It supports verification, test-case generation and metrics computation for neural networks. The key functionality includes:
– Formal reasoning engine for ensuring that the generalization does not lead to undesired behaviours, and
– Novel dependability metrics for indicating sufficient elimination of uncertainties in the product life cycle
– Runtime monitoring for reasoning whether a decision of a neural network in operation time is supported by prior similarities in the training data.
The NN-dependability-kit is available for download at GitHub, where further information can be found: https://github.com/dependable-ai/nn-dependability-kit
Examples of NN-dependability-kit use cases:
– Formal Verification of a Highway Front Car Selection Network
Formally verifying properties of a neural network that selects the target vehicle for an adaptive cruise control (ACC) system to follow. The overall pipeline is illustrated in the figure, where two modules use images of a front facing camera of a vehicle to (i) detect other vehicles as bounding boxes and (ii) identify the ego-lane boundaries. Outputs of these two modules are fed into the third module called target vehicle selection, which is as a neural-network based classifier that reports either the index of the bounding box where the target vehicle is located, or a special class for “no target vehicle”.
The input features of the Target vehicle selection neural network are defined as follows: 1-8 (possibly up to 10) are bounding boxes of detected vehicles, E is an empty input slot, i.e., there are less than ten vehicles, and L stands for the ego-lane information.
A tutorial for this example is available at the GitHub repository: https://github.com/dependable-ai/nn-dependability-kit/blob/master/TargetVehicleProcessingNetwork_FormalVerification.ipynb
– Perturbation Loss over German Traffic Sign Recognition Network
Analysing a neural network trained under the German Traffic Sign Recognition Benchmark with the goal of classifying various traffic signs. With NN-dependability-kit, one can apply the perturbation loss metric, in order to understand the robustness of the network subject to known perturbations.
A tutorial for this example is available at the GitHub repository: https://github.com/dependable-ai/nn-dependability-kit/blob/master/GTSRB_AdditionalMetrics.ipynb

Provider: FORTISS, GERMANY
E-mail: Dr. Holger Pfeifer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/neural-network-dependability-kit-fortiss/

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π-Fab infrastructure

π-Fab – Low Volume Prototype Fabrication of Customized Electron Devices
Device development conducted at our institute can be transferred into a small-volume manufacturing process by ISO 9001 certified “π-Fab”. π-Fab is a joint collaboration between the Fraunhofer IISB and the Chair of Electron Devices dedicated to the realization of prototype devices under an industry-compatible fabrication environment. Fabrication ranges from single process steps across process modules up to full-fledged device fabrication including Statistical Process Control and Process Control Measurements on calibrated measurement tools. Additionally, electrical characterization for 100% device testing is available. These activities allow for the first phase of a product ramp-up when fabrication capacities by foundries – due to non-standard CMOS technology requirements – or the global players in power device fabrication are not yet available due to the low production values.
π-Fab facts:
– P rocess line based on 0.8 µm CMOS technology
– Wafers: Si, SiC, and others
– Wafer sizes: samples to 200 mm
– Devices
– CMOS
– Power
– Sensors
– MEMS
– Passives
For more information:
https://www.iisb.fraunhofer.de/
https://eurocps.org/design-centers/fhg-germany/
https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/pi-fab-infrastructure-fhg/
Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing, Sensors
Provider: Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
E-mail: Markus Pfeffer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/pi-fab-infrastructure-fhg/

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Sensinact IOT device

An open platform to bring out the value of your IoT data.
WHAT IS sensinact?
The sensiNact platform is a unified framework to integrate and manage your IoT devices, collect their data and enable application development.
Thanks to sensiNact, you can:
– Avoid vendor lock-in! Use an open platform, get the control of your own data and decide with who to share.
– Support state-of-the-art IoT protocols (ZigBee, CoAP, EnOcean, LoRa, SIGFOX, MQTT, XMPP, etc.)
– Access on-demand, periodically or event-based realtime data for online analysis.
– Access historical data for offline analysis.
– Use any protocol to remotely access unified data and action sources (HTTP REST APIs, WebSockets, MQTT, XMPP, etc.)
– Rapidly create new bridges to emerging protocols and dynamically integrate them to the running platform.
– With sensiNact Studio, create your applications, deploy them to the platform and manage their lifecycle.
Applications
As part of the European open platform initiative (projects. eclipse.org), sensiNact has already been deployed in several collaborative projects, in particular for smart-city, smart-building and smart-healthcare domains:
– ClouT (clout-project.eu): sensiNact enables access to more than 500,000 physical and virtual devices across European and Japanese cities (Santander, Genova, Fujisawa and Mitaka)
– FESTIVAL (www.festival-project.eu): sensiNact federates smart-home, smart-station and smartshopping testbeds
– BUTLER (www.iot-butler.eu): sensiNact hosts applications from smart parking, fall detector, medical reminders for elderly, and smart office
– OrganiCity (organicity.eu): open calls to test sensiNact to access data from 3 pilot cities: Santander, Aarhus, London
Key Facts
– Important part of the European IoT and smartcity landscape (open-platforms.eu)
– Already providing support for more than 10 protocols and platforms
– Already used to access more than 500,000 physical and virtual devices around the world.
What’s new?
The sensiNact plarform adopts a standard service oriented approach to provide loose coupling between the physical and the virtual worlds, which brings the necessary flexibility to deal with the dynamic and heterogeneous real world. Main advantages of sensiNact:
– Plug & play: a device is seen as a service provider exposing its functionalities (e.g. sensing and actuating services). An application becomes a composition of services, with the flexibility of adding/removing/ updating them with a minimum impact on the running platform.
– Dependable: sensiNact’s formal data and service models facilitate reliable IoT applications development.
– Scalable: its three-layers architecture (device/gateway/cloud) allows distribution of data processing at different levels.
– Easy & quick: sensiNact comprehensive data model and APIs help to rapidly build IoT applications.
What’s next?
As an Eclipse opsen source, sensiNact is available to avoid vendor lock-in solutions. Extend it or include your add-on and benefit from already existing sensiNact features. Discover sensiNact in the following upcoming projects:
– Smart tourism: in BigClouT (bigclout.eu) sensiNact monitors the impact of tourism on the local economy in Grenoble, Tsukuba and Fujisawa
– Smart ski resort: in WISE IoT (www.wise-iot.eu) sensiNact improves skiers’ quality of experience in Chamrousse, a French ski resort
– Smart farming: in IoF2020 sensiNact manages vineyards in Bordeaux
– Smart living and well-being: in ActivAge sensiNact enables more autonomy at home for the elderly in Grenoble-Isère
BE PART OF The Urban Technology Alliance
Integrators, adopt the sensiNact platform for your smart-city solutions and benefit from its easy and fast integration capabilities, thanks to its device-as-aservice approach; gain time and reduce maintenance.
Cities, work with sensiNact to unify your heterogeneous devices and platforms. Provide secured access to them for your local startup and SME ecosystems; enable them to innovate based on an open platform. Device/Gateway/Cloud Application providers, benefit from sensiNact cities ecosystem to position your services and solutions within the growing IoT marketplace.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: CEA, France
E-mail: Marie-Sophie Masselot
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/sensinact-middleware-cea/

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LINC

LINC is the result of several years of research and is specifically designed to accommodate to devices with very small CPU and low power networks. It masters the complexity inherent to distributed and embedded systems. The heart of LINC comes along with ready-to-use components already encapsulating major existing standards and basic bricks to encapsulate when required your legacy components (hardware and software) if required. In addition, special care has been taken to ensure a rich user interface experience on lightweight devices without sacrificing the comfort of the users.
This cutting edge software technology, in the hand of our experts in embedded and distributed systems, following agile methods will boost your R&D team to quickly develop early prototypes, demonstrators or experimentation platforms.
– to validate your future products with early adopters
– to have a better presence at exhibitions, conferences
– to increment your products suite in a coherent way.
All these points are assets to reach your market faster your market. Moreover, thanks to the programming model of LINC, the path from prototype to product is simplified and benefits from the effort already done for the prototype.Domains
– Smart parking New urban services Connected transport
– Connected health Silver economy
– Building Automation Sensor Monitoring
– Embedded and distributed systems & Connected objects

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
Provider: CEA, France
E-mail: Marie-Sophie Masselot
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/linc-cea/

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Sigma Fusion (A low-power sensor fusion solution for safe autonomous driving)

SIGMA FUSION is the core of an autonomous car’s brain! It processes information signalled by its senses: a stereo camera and two Lidars. SIGMA FUSION transforms the myriad of incoming distance data into clear information on the driving environment. This anonymous detection system combines, merges and feeds exhaustive data to an autonomous car’s autopilot, providing all it needs to guarantee safe driving.
SIGMA FUSION embraces:
– Mutli-sensor fusion supporting a wide range of sensor technologies
– Safe assessment of the free space surrounding the vehicle
– Low cost, low power and easy on board integration
– Real-time performance in a mass-market microcontroller
– Fast, accurate environmental perception
– Predictable behaviour and proven reliability to meet automotive certification process
APPLICATIONS
– Automotive and smart transportation
– Autonomous driving systems
– Certifiable perception
– Drone navigation and obstacle avoidance
– Highly assisted mass transportation
– Consumers and industry
– Obstacle avoidance for drones
– Embedded safeguard systems for smart factories
– Travel aid for rescuers and visually impaired people
What’s new?
– Sigma fusion can be embedded on already certified ASIL-D automotive platform
– Compatible with any kind of sensors (unlike its competitors): receives data from the best sensors for the relevant application, which are simply mounted in combination
– Consumes less than 1 watt, making it 100 times more efficient than comparable systems
– Ultra-compact and miniaturized solution: fits into a tiny mass-market microcontroller
– Affordable and tailored to every vehicle type and model
– Seamless integration: integrates existing car and other industry production lines
What’s next?
Leti will continue to develop SIGMA FUSION by integrating state-of-the-art sensor technologies including Lidar, Radar, Vision, Ultrasound and Time-of- Flight camera into the system. Opportunities will be exploited to transform proof of concept into certified engineering platforms in automotive and other industries.
On the not-so-distant horizon, SIGMA FUSION’s potential will drive development of innovative sensor architectures in optics, radar, ultrasound and other technologies. Conversely, SIGMA FUSION will be enhanced through integration of infrastructural information (Fusion V2X)
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION:
– 53rd Design Automation Conference (DAC 2016)
– IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2016)
– 2 patents
Video overview
http://www.leti-cea.com/cea-tech/leti/english/Pages/Industrial-Innovation/Demos/Sigma-Fusion.aspx

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: CEA, France
E-mail: Marie-Sophie Masselot
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/sigma-fusion-cea/

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Vision in Package

Vision-in-package (VIP) provides powerful machine vision wherever you need it by combining a superior imaging front end with embedded processing in a single compact module.
Key features
The vision-in-package device contains a Cortex-M4, a HDR imager, memory and a RF transceiver. The optics and illumination can be added/adapted to the application at hand.
– Adaptive platform for vision applications
– Miniature vision system (18.5 x 18.5 mm)
– Low cost
– Cheaper and shorter time to market than an ASIC
– Easy to integrate and adaptive
– Easy to customize to any kind of vision processing
– Available SDK
A complete system for classification
Vision In Package camera (left) and scheme of complex Neural Network classifiers (right)
Technical specifications
– ARM Cortex M4F 2 MB Flash
– 64 MB SDRam
– 752 x 480 HDR (> 100 db) imager
– Composite optics for flat (in contact) imaging RF transceiver (2.4 GHz)
– Temperature sensor Inertial sensor
– 3D accelerometer, 3D gyroscope, 3D magnetometer Easy to integrate into existing systems
– (i2c, spi, usb, gpio, …) Software available
– Metrology (absolute nanometric positioning library)
– Classification library

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail:
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/vip-vision-in-package-csem/

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Localization Solver

GPS Free Generic Radio Localization Solver.
WHAT IS A GPS FREE LOCALIZATION SOLVER?
The aim of the positioning solver is to allow localization of any communicating device in a reliable manner whether indoor or outdoor. Based on the information collected directly from the radio, the solver is capable of parsing, filtering and analysing the transmission quality to integrate a reliable position.
Tailored around a particle filtering technique, information collected from the radio environment is transformed into a series of possible points, called particles. For each of these particles, a probability of being the searched position is calculated. The probabilities of all particles are processed through an iterative process until convergence.
CSEM GPS FREE LOCALIZATION ALLOWS:
– Localization of any objects communicating wirelessly provided infrastructure.
– Integration with any type of radio capable of generating RSSI, SNR, ToF, AoA, TDoA, DTDoA (LoRa® / LTE-M / NB-IoT / WiFi / BT or customised hardware)
– Tracking devices without modifying the infrastructure nor the hardware allowing low power localisation
– Easy port to handheld device or cloud servers (AWS, Microsoft Azure, …)
– Early data fusion to integrate obvious data rejection (Map Matching …)
APPLICATIONS
– Logistics, Security
– Pets / Objects / People Tracking / Finding
– Occupancy detection
– Drone navigation and obstacle avoidance
– Planification
What’s new?
– By using random based initial distribution, the caveats of the generally used geometrical calculation is greatly reduced (less impact of local minima)
– Solver was intensively tested on LoRa® network and RSSI with results 10 to 50% better than evaluated competition
WHAT’s NEXT
CSEM will continue to develop its GPS Free Localization Solver to improve its level of precision. The next path to be evaluated is the usage of Machine Learning to discriminate bad measurements and limit the impact of multipath.
Depending on the need of our partners, we are introducing probability based constraints to early adapt to other types of information like proximity, room, path …

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Martin Sénéclauze
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/localization-solver-csem/

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WiseMAC

Peer to Peer low power medium access protocol for wireless communication.
WHAT IS WiseMAC?
WiseMAC is a peer-to-peer MAC protocol for wireless communication that allows ultra-low-power operation with low latency. It is based on an adaptive preamble sampling and does not require any network synchronization. It may be used to construct multi-hop networks with battery-operated routers. In star networks, it outperforms most protocols in terms of downlink latency (sensor parametrization or actuator update) with similar uplink performances.
WiseMAC:
– Asynchronous MAC protocol for wireless networks
– does not require any setup signalling
– is completely asynchronous and does not rely on any network wide synchronization
– outperforms IEEE 802.15.4 (ZigBee/Threads/…) and most low power protocols both in terms of power consumption and latency
– ultra-low-power peer-to-peer communications with low latency
– supports multihop networking with battery operated routers
– optional multichannel operation for safety and dependable operations
– available on COTS devices (incl. 802.15.4 transceivers) and CSEM SoCs.
APPLICATIONS
– Safety (e.g. ship evacuation, avalanche detection)
– Building control & surveillance
– Environment (e.g. water quality monitoring)
– Agriculture (e.g. vineyards)
– Smart homes / home automation
– Asset tracking, people / patients monitoring and more…
What’s new?
– No configuration
– Ultra-low-power peer-to-peer operations (on both peers)
– Smoothly adapts to varying traffic from very low to medium
– Low latency sensor configuration and actuator update in star mode
WHAT’s NEXT
Further energy reduction through adaptation
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION:
Numerous publications and references in international journals and conferences.

Category / domain: Agrifood, Smart Cities, Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Philippe Dallemagne
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/wisemac-csem/

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WiseNET

A multi-hop wireless network for battery-operated devices and routers.
WHAT IS WiseNet?
WiseNET is a multihop wireless sensor and actuator network that combines low energy and low latency not only for the end nodes but also for the routers or “coordinators”. It is thus possible to operate with battery-powered routers and just use sensor nodes as routers. WiseNet does not require any setup and provides dynamic routing, management and remote software update. It has been used in numerous real-world deployments from agriculture, water management and safety to smart homes. WiseNet is available on COTS transceivers as well as on optimized CSEM SoCs.
WiseNET
– A few years of operation on AAA Alcaline batteries
– Full self-healing with automatic node and route discovery
– Field proven through numerous deployments throughout Europe and over seas
– Easy deployment: turn on, drop and configure remotely
– Simple application layer supporting push and pull models
– Optimized compact remote software update
– Optional security supported by standards (AES-CCM)
– Easily adaptable & configurable for your application
– Optional additional robustness through multichannel operations
– Optional clock synchronisation
APPLICATIONS
– Safety (e.g. ship evacuation, avalanche detection)
– Building control & surveillance
– Environment (e.g. water quality monitoring)
– Agriculture (e.g. vineyards)
– Smart homes / home automation
– Asset tracking, people / patient monitoring and more…
WHAT’S NEW?
– Full battery operations (no need for access to mains)
– Minimal configuration
– Scalability to 1000s of nodes
– Suited for high density networks
– Low latency sensor configuration and actuator update
– Support for IoT connectivity
WHAT’s NEXT?
– Multi-hop publish-subscribe
– Asynchronous (event based) protocol that exploits concurrent transmissions
– Further energy consumption reduction for sensor nodes
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION:
Numerous publications and references in international journals and conferences.
VIDEO Overview
Link to video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Z3hrygaoRo

Category / domain: Agrifood, Smart Cities, Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Philippe Dallemagne
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/wisenet-csem/

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WiseDep

WiseDep – Robust low power wireless for safety-critical applications
WHAT IS WiseDep?
WiseDep is a set of optional embedded software techniques and protocols implemented into WiseNET for building low-power, robust, reliable, real-time and secure wireless communication systems for harsh environments. It runs on miniature COTS hardware platforms or CSEM in-house optimised components, in various radio-frequency bands. It provides improved robustness to interference and security by design. Its reliability is increased by benefiting from self-reconfiguration and relaying capabilities provided by the routing layer.
It takes advantage of features from the physical layer properties and of the Medium Access Control characteristics.
WiseDep embraces:
– Robustness to interference on RF channels
– Support for channel and antenna diversity
– Robustness to network node failure
– Secure end to end transfer of data (AES-CCM)
– Guaranteed transfer of data
– Forward Error Correction
– Adaptation of QoS to link quality
– Automatic reconfiguration
– Route diversity
– Timeliness of data exchange
APPLICATIONS
– Intra-spacecraft communication
– Aeronautics
– Shipping industry
– Automotive
– Process automation
– Industry 4.0
– Biomedical monitoring
– Implants
– Wearables
WHAT’S NEW?
– Ultra-low power real-time operation
– Robust wireless networking
– Secure data transfers
– Antenna, route and frequency diversity
WHAT’s NEXT
– improved robustness and reconfigurability by embedding component-based software architecture
– fault tolerance
– additional security schemes
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION:
– P. Dallemagne, J.-D. Decotignie, A. Restrepo-Zea, ”Robust and Secure Reconfiguration of Industrial Devices over Internet”, 5th IFAC International Symposium on Intelligent Components and Instruments for Control Applications, (SICICA 2003), Aveiro, PT, 17 July 2003.
– Damien Piguet, Philippe Dallemagne, Jean-Dominique Decotignie A remote reconfiguration mechanism for WiseNET wireless sensor networks, ReTrust’08, Trento, 16.10.2008
– Ph. Dallemagne, J.-D. Decotignie, D. Piguet, P.Pelissou, M. Patte, J.-F. Dufour, Suitability of the IEEE 802.15.4e extensions for spacecraft and launcher communications, International Space System Engineering Conference DASIA 2014, Warsaw, Poland, June 3-5, 2014
– A. Bill, J. Roizès, B. Pichon, C. Hennemann, Wireless Tyre Pressure Indication System for AircraftSecure Wireless Link for Ultra-low Power Wireless Sensor Networks, 6th International Workshop on Aircraft System Technologies (AST 2017), February 21-22, 2017, Hamburg, Germany
– C. Kassapoglou Faist, CSEM scientific report 2016, https://www.csem.ch/Doc.aspx?id=44148
– IR-UWB in Intra-satellite Communications, P. Dallemagne, J.-D. Decotignie, Y. Brunet, D. Piguet, CSEM scientific report 2015, https://www.csem.ch/Doc.aspx?id=40087
VIDEO Overview
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVWIsmzJOH0 (from min. 1:14)

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Digital Manufacturing, Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Philippe Dallemagne
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/wisedep-csem/

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Advanced nanotechnology for chemical sensing

WHAT IS our technology
The miniaturization of sensors together with the dramatic increase in portable computational power is currently generating a wide range of new applications for chemical sensors. These sensors can be used for applications related to environmental, health, aeronautics, or even food safety monitoring just to name a few. In order to be used with portable devices, sensing materials must be small, cost effective, and reliable. Sensors based on luminescence changes in the presence of specific molecules are promising candidates for this type of applications as these sensors can be interrogated with standalone compact optical readers that have wireless communication capabilities. CSEM has developed new optical sensitive patches based on a sol-gel nanoporous layer and these luminescent films are adapted for O2, CO2, and pH detection.
Nanotechnology based sensitive layers:
To make the most of the photosensitive dyes, new functionalized thin films based on nanoporous layers have been developed and can be deposited on various substrates such as steel, glass, and flexible plastic sheets. The host film is made of a double matrix: a microporous sol-gel network encapsulating the active dyes, which is embedded in a mesoporous coating. This hierarchical nanostructure brings enhancement to the sensing layers properties, such as optical signal, sensitivity, robustness, mechanical resistance, transparency, selectivity, and response time.
These nanoparticle based layers can also be deposited on MEMS structures to build sensors (electrical, electrochemical) using the nanoporous layer as a catalyst for sensing materials.
APPLICATIONS
Miniaturization of sensors for different connected applications
– Oxygen sensing in pressure sensitive paint (PSP)
– Oxygen sensing in cell culture, air quality, water quality, and breath monitoring
– Carbon dioxide sensing in buildings, food packaging, food preservation, and breath monitoring
– Carbon dioxide, oxygen, and pH sensing for water quality (rivers, swimming pools)
– VOC for buildings, cars
What’s new?
– Patented technology (EP 3184994, US 2017176332)
– Deposition of the sensing layer with high resolution on structured or fragile substrates (membranes)
– Reversible and disposable sensors for continuous monitoring
– O2 sensing capabilities with accuracy <0.2%, range 0-21%, and precision 0.3% - CO2 sensing capabilities with accuracy 0.2%, range 3-12%, and precision <1% WHAT’s NEXT - Customization of sensor integration for extending the range of application - Wearable sensors for health monitoring - Adaptation of the sensing layer to new chemicals INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION: - Innovation award CCI FS 2016 (https://www.csem.ch/Page.aspx?pid=37881) - BioInnovation-Eclosion Prize 2015 (https://www.csem.ch/Page.aspx?pid=32622) Category / domain: Sensors Provider: CSEM, Switzerland E-mail: Guy Voirin
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/advanced-nanotechnology-for-chemical-sensing-csem/

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Advanced manufacturing/packaging

WHAT IS our technology
Combination of several 2/3 D printing technologies with microfabricated elements
– UV stereolithography (UV SLA):
– UV polymerization of a liquid resin by projection of patterns (layers) generated with a DLP projection system
– Layers from 5 to 100μm
– Minimum object size: 50μm (polymer hard)
– Accuracy from 10 to 20μm
– Material: polymer, ceramic (SiO2 based and SiC)
– Build volume: up to 102 x 57.5 x 120mm3
– Printing on substrate possible
– Alignment camera
Fuse Filament Fabrication (FFF)
– Printing of fused polymer like extrusion
– Large variety of polymer: PET, ABS, PLA, PVA, nylon, composites (ceramics, conductive, magnetic…), fiber reinforced polymer (carbon, glass fiber)
– Minimum layer of 20μm. Typical layer thickness comprised between 60 and 100μm
– Minimum wall thickness of 0.5 to 0.8mm
– Printing on substrate possible
Aerosol Jet Printing
– Aerosol-jet printer system AJ-300 from Optomec
– Table 300 x 300 mm2 (+/- 6 micron accuracy)
– Heated vacuum platen
– 2 atomizers: Pneumatic (PA) and Ultrasonic (UA)
– Nozzles from 150μm to 1mm
– Alignment camera
– Deposition of liquid solution from 1 to 1000cP
Hybrid platform
– 2 FFF head
– Droplet dispensing
– Syringue dispensing
– UV LED
– IR laser
APPLICATIONS
For Smarter components and System Integration
– 3D electrical connections
– Integrated sensors
– Identification or decoration
– Shock or vibration absorbers
– Smart prosthesis and implant
– Antenna
– Microfluidics and bioreactors
What’s new?
Alignment possibilities with MEMS.
WHAT’s NEXT
Complete system integration.
INTERNATIONAL RECOGNITION:
Several publications and references in international journals and conferences

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Sébastien Lani
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/advanced-technologies/advanced-manufacturingpackaging-csem/

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KTH Research Concept Vehicle

Open platforms for research, demonstration and education in sustainable transportation – the KTH Research Concept Vehicle
KTH provides open platforms for research, demonstration and education in sustainable transportation, specifically for connected and autonomous transport. The work is led by the KTH Integrated Research Transport Lab (ITRL). The RCV constitutes an open (available designs), evolving and experimental platform (it is used for experiments by KTH researchers and with partners). Past activities for the RCV include participation in the Grand Cooperative Driving Challenge, applications of fault tolerant control, sensor based autonomous driving in on-road and parking scenarios, remote driving with haptic feedback to driving simulator seat, and energy efficient control strategies using over-actuation. The RCV-E represents a modified version of the basic RCV, developed by KTH and Ericsson in collaboration. The RCV-E is designed for Connected and Automated Transport with a suitable size for first and last mile type of vehicles. It is equipped with 5G connectivity, has essentially the same actuation as the basic RCV with more powerful in-wheel motors, but with no camber actuation.
What are typical use cases?
A number of usage cases are relevant for the RCV, including (but not limited to):
– Evaluation of sensor technologies, algorithms and/or computing platforms,
– Evaluating strategies or specific scenarios for automated driving
– Remote driving scenarios (RCV-E)
Current work in progress at KTH includes integrating multiple planners for higher automation levels, safe maneuvers (actions at e.g. sensor failure), and semantic segmentation of sensor input.
Further planned activities include motion planning for autonomous parking, utilizing four wheel steering (short term) and deployment and evaluation of dependable computing platforms.
How easy is it to use it and what about gaining access?
Software oriented experiments can easily be integrated in the ROS environment (open source) or through dSpace Autobox. For instance, any sensor that speaks Ethernet or CAN should be relatively easy to integrate. The hardware design is modular and can also be altered with relative ease, as long as there is coordination with other activities
Access to the RCV will be granted according to agreement with KTH, depending on nature of experiments. KTH currently has 2-3 RCV’s at disposal. The access will also depend on the planning of other activities and experiments.
Regarding tests and data collection, we have access to a relatively nearby test track at Arlanda (some 60 km’s from KTH). For tests requiring 5G infrastructure, we have access to the Connected Mobility Arena in Kista (just north of Stockholm). Specific agreement with Ericsson is needed for such tests. A further option is to make use of the AstaZero test facility (however this is much further away, Gothenburg area) and requires separate funding.
Where can I find more information?
Further information about the RCV is available here:
– https://www.itrl.kth.se/about-us/labs/rcv-1.476469

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: KTH, Sweden
E-mail: Mikael Nybacka
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/research-concept-vehicle-kth/

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Lorawan LPWAN Testbed

estbed: Lorawan LPWAN Testbed
LPWANs are wireless network technologies which are particularly suitable for remote sensing applications where battery powered, low bit rate, long range bi-directional secure communications are preferred over traditional cellular communication technologies.
Digital Catapult offers an innovation support programme to accelerate the development of LPWAN based solutions called Things Connected. The Things Connected programme provides access to a London-wide LoRaWAN network, which consists of 50 LoRaWAN base stations located across London and covers major areas within the M25 boundaries.
LoRaWANs are power-efficient and can connect devices over an area of 10-15 kilometres, with ranges extending up to 50 kilometres in some cases. Digital Catapult will grant successful applicants of Open Calls access to the Things Connected programme. It will assist them in developing and deploying their products or services on top of the LoRaWAN testbed, and enable the designed solutions to be piloted and tested at scale across London.
For more information on Lora:
– https://www.lora-alliance.org/what-is-lora
– https://www.thethingsnetwork.org/wiki/LoRaWAN/Home
– https://www.semtech.com/company/press/Semtech-LoRa-Technology-Incorporated-into-Largest-IoT-Network-in-the-UK

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: Digital Catapult, UK
E-mail: Ana-Maria Gheorgh
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/lorawan-lpwan-digicat/

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Products and Technologies Living-lab

Products and Technologies Living-Lab
The PTL: Products and Technologies Living-Lab aims to speed up the development and marketing of innovative products integrating advanced microelectronics technologies in emerging and strategic fields of Health, Housing and Transport, through the provision of technology platforms and involved expertise. The challenge of PTL is to develop real environments with technological bricks from the micro and nanoelectronics and offer a range of attractive services for products and services designers. It requires to set-up three technology platforms, from technology and solutions provided by the partners and founders of PTL:
– “Connected House” to confront communicating electronic devices and communication networks inside buildings in a real situation of interoperability of current heterogeneous systems. This platform is specifically devoted to energy efficiency and intelligent home control applications. One scenario investigated is especially focused on comfort management and of energy cost efficiency based on control of heating, air conditioning and ambience with sensors connected to heating and cooling system, motion detectors, temperature sensors and smart scheduling systems.
– “Connected Transport” to assess the contribution of micro and nanoelectronics in transport especially in vehicles to improve safety and mobility. PTL offers a pluggable stretch of road with street furniture and technical and control rooms. Various scenarios could be played thanks to instrumented crossroads, connected traffic lights and electronic systems. For example, a surveillance installation for monitoring traffic based on variable traffic signs or variable message signs (VMS) to display traffic information and management or lane control could be tested easily. Another situation takes an interest in active and passive park assist systems to help drivers find or reserve a near parking place especially through smart systems connecting cars to the city and visual signs based on totem concept.
– “Home Health” to retrieve and merge information from environmental, physiological and activity sensors, and send higher-level information through available communication networks to improve safety, comfort and autonomy. One of the main proofs of concept exhibits an elderly flat instrumented with major communication protocols (KNX, enOcean, Bluetooth, ZigBee…) and middlewares (sensiNact, OpenHab…) to enable interconnection and interoperability of devices and services.
The customers of this service have access to (1) tools and platforms to design their products, (2) testing and simulation resources to assess the relevance of the concepts, the performance of chosen solutions and robustness of their development, and (3) high-level expertise to support identification of technological, strategic and/or statutory constraints and leeway in application sectors of health, transport and housing.
PTL builds, enhances and provides access to sustainable platforms of functional interconnected solutions integrating the technologies provided by partners and founders, in order to facilitate their access and adoption by future users and customers.
The key aim of the PTL is to emerge as a benchmark center for “smart cities”. PTL brings together technological solutions ready to be deployed in the context of large-scale experiments carried by public or private actors.
The strength of the PTL is to provide various large-scale test environments, whether indoors or outdoors with the opportunity to have access to high-tech equipment such as a channel emulator or placing antennas up in these different environments
Field of expertise and market domains
Expertise:
– IoT and data management
– Safety and security: hardware security, cybersecurity, privacy management, protection against attacks
– Interconnection of complex systems, interoperability
Methodologies:
– Co-conception with all stakeholders of the value chain
– Functional assessment of IoT system
Application domains:
– Active and Healthy Ageing
– Autonomy & Handicap
– Work and occupational health
– Smart living, Smart building
Facilites of the mini smart village
A mini smart Village in a secure and closed environment (CEA site) dedicated to experimentation in the fields of Health, Housing and Transport:
– A room dedicated to experimentation in the fields of Active and Healthy Ageing (AHA), Ageing in place and Building Automation (SILVER LAB Project)
– A nursing home room (EHPAD like) dedicated to experimentation in the field of Ageing in institution (ACTIVAGE Project)
Communication material
Pitch sentence: Develop innovative products and services, assess and validate their technological performance in realistic environment. SILVERLAB ROOM
SILVER LAB: Early and automatic detection of functional decline and frailty in the elderly.
– Activity monitoring & Behavioral models
– Risk detection (falls, functional decline…)
– Security for IoT at Home :
– Communication security (radio)
– Privacy respect & Personal data confidentiality
– Usages driven design, development and assessment
– Business models (Senior residence)
ACTIVAGE NURSING HOME TESTBED
Part of the IoT Large Scale Pilot Focus Area.
Nursing home room with bedroom and bathroom
– IoT sensors
– Security
– IoT PF Interoperability
Services Co-Conception with all stakeholders
– return home safely after an hospitalization
– improve comfort and safety in care facility
– improve professional caregivers actions efficiency

Category / domain: Smart Health, Smart Cities
Provider: CEA, France
E-mail: Isabelle CHARTIER
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/smart-home-health-and-transportation-cea/

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Reliability Testbed

What is VRT? VRT stands for Versatile Reliability Tester. It can provide reliability data combined with electro-thermal data on smart systems and on its components. Standardized test procedures (temperature cycling with relative humidity control, power cycling) can be customized for sensors, actuators, drivers or even for complete smart objects with command and control units.
Possible Applicartions Safety-critical systems, life-time modelling, physics-of-failure evaluation, critical failure mode identification, aiding device health monitoring, aging indicator identification
Benefits
– Expectations can be met both from the designer and from the end-user side
– Harsh environment performance can be tested even during design state
– Minimizing on-site failures that cost time, money and reputation
– Burn-in or run-in procedures could be done in one step with reliability testing
– Maintenance could be scheduled, optimizable warranty and spare part availability
– Minimizing safety risk, understanding conditions leading to failure or injury
Challenges
– Identifying the standards to meet in inter-discipliner fields of applications is not always easy
– Difference between artificial harsh environment and real life applications should be taken into account with appropriate acceleration factors that translate the test duration to effective life-span
External refrences Commonly used life testing standards
– Temperature cycling:
https://www.jedec.org/standards-documents/docs/jesd-22-a104e
– High temperature storage:
https://www.jedec.org/standards-documents/docs/jesd-22-a103d

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: University of Technology and Economics (BME), Hungary
E-mail: Professor Márta Rencz
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/reliability-testing-capabilities-bme/

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CPS Massive urban infrastructure in technology and service assessment testbed

Santander testbed is composed of around 3000 IEEE 802.15.4 devices, 200 devices including GPS/GPRS capabilities and 2000 joint RFID tag/QR code labels deployed both at static locations (streetlamps, facades, bus stops) as well as on-board of public vehicles (buses, taxis). The deploymenta ssociates to the development of different use cases within the project, as described next:
– Static Environmental Monitoring: Around 2000 IoT devices installed (mainly at the city centre), at streetlamps and facades, are provided with different sensors which offer measurements on different environmental parameters, such as temperature, CO, noise and luminosity. All these devices are provided with two independent IEEE 802.15.4 modules, one running the Digimesh protocol (proprietary routing protocol) intended for service provision (environmental measurements) as well as network management data transmission, whilst the other one (that implements a native 802.15.4 interface) associated to data retrieved from experimentation issues.
– Mobile Environmental Monitoring: In order to extend the aforementioned static environmental monitoring use case, apart from measuring parameters at static points, 150 devices located at public vehicles (buses, taxis) retrieve environmental parameters associated to determined parts of the city. Modules installed in the vehicles are composed of a local processing unit in charge of sending (through a GPRS interface) the values (geolocated) retrieved by both sensor board and CAN-Bus module. Sensor board measures different environmental parameters, such as, CO, NO2, O3, particulate matters, temperature and humidity, whilst CAN-Bus module takes main parameters associated to the vehicle, retrieved by the CAN-Bus, such as position, altitude, speed, course and odometer. Furthermore, an additional 802.15.4 interface is also included in order to carry out experimentation, interacting with aforementioned static devices, the so called vehicle to infrastructure (V2I) communication.
– Parks and gardens irrigation: Around 50 devices have been deployed in two green zones of the city, to monitor irrigation-related parameters, such as moisture temperature and humidity, pluviometer, anemometer, solar radiation, pressure and humidity, in order to make irrigation as efficient as possible. In terms of processing and communication issues, these nodes are same to those deployed for static environmental monitoring, implementing two independent IEEE802.15.4 communication interfaces.
– Outdoor parking area management: Almost 400 parking sensors (based on ferromagnetic technology), buried under the asphalt have been installed at main parking areas of the city center, in order to detect parking sites availability in these zones.
– Guidance to free parking lots: Taking information retrieved by the deployed parking sensors, 10 panels located at the main streets’ intersections have been installed in order to guide drivers towards the available parking lots.
– Traffic Intensity Monitoring: Around 60 devices located at the main entrances of the city of Santander have been deployed to measure main traffic parameters, such as traffic volumes, road occupancy, vehicle speed or queue length.
As it can be derived from the described use cases, all of them are intended to provide a different service, as well as offering the retrieved data for other users to experiment with, the so called experimentation at service level.
SmartSantander experiment-driven testbed
Additionally to the experimentation at service level, some of the nodes that take part of the deployment, in particular those supporting static and mobile environmental monitoring and parks and gardens irrigation services (previously described), also offer the possibility of carrying out experimentation at node level.
With experimentation at node level, it is considering that some of the deployed IoT nodes (those previously indicated) can be flashed, as many times as required with different experiments, through OTAP (over-the-air programming) or MOTAP (Multihop OTAP), for nodes more than one hop away from the gateway. In this sense, researchers can test their own experiments, such as routing protocols, data mining techniques or network coding schemes. This experimentation is made available by using an additional IEEE 802.15.4 transceiver the nodes are provided with, thus isolating data traffic associated to experimentation from the generated by the service provision (static and mobile environmental monitoring and parks and gardens irrigation).
The capability of flashing nodes both mobile and static allows the possibility of implementing experiments including Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) communications.
SmartSantander user-oriented facility
Apart from the aforementioned use cases, two citizens-oriented services have been deployed, thus including corresponding applications for Android and IOS operating systems, in order to foster the citizens’ involvement.
– Augmented Reality: This service includes information about more than 2700 places in the city of Santander, classified in different categories: beaches, parks and gardens, monuments, shops. In order to complement and enrich this service, 2000 RFID tags/QR code labels have been deployed, offering the possibility of “tagging” points of interest (POI) in the city such as touristic POI, shops and public places (parks, squares). In a small scale, the service provides the opportunity to distribute information in the urban environment as location based information.
– Participatory Sensing: In this scenario, users utilize their mobile phones to send to the SmartSantander platform and in an anonymous way, physical sensing information, e.g. GPS coordinates, compass, environmental data such as noise, temperature. Users can also subscribe to services such as “the pace of the city”, where they can get alerts for specific types of events currently occurring in the city. Users can themselves also report the occurrence of such events, which will subsequently be propagated to other users that are subscribed to the corresponding types of events.
It is important to highlight that, in the same way as aforementioned use cases, information retrieved by these two services is made available to the SmartSantander platform, in order other users to experiment with it (experimentation at service level).
Additionally, just to indicate that these applications are continuously evolving adding new functionalities, serving also as basis for the development of new applications in the context of a smart city.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: University of Cantabria (UNICAN), Spain
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/smartcity-santander-unican/

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Corrosive Gases Testbed

To prove the resistance of materials and technical products to corrosive gases the corrosive gases testbed infrastructure enables an exact dosage of the corrosive gases with a climate conditioned air volume. The main constituents of the corrosive, atmospheric trace elements are: sulfur dioxide (SO2), nitrogen oxide (NOx), hydrogen sulphide (H2S) and chlorine gas (CL2). Investigations of corrosion effects on single system components or complete systems could be performed in the lab environment. Corrosive Gases Testbed facts
– Test gases
– H2S
– SO2
– Cl2 with carrier gas N2 (nitrogen)
– NO2, with carrier gas synthetic air
– Other test gases on request
– Compliance with test standards such as IEC 60068-2-60, IEC 60068-2-42/43, ISO 21207 and others
– The climate diagram shows the relative humidity in % and the chamber temperature in °C

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
E-mail: Markus Pfeffer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/corrosive-gases-testbed/

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Gas Sensor Testbed

One important objective during the development of gas sensors systems is the characterization and test of components and devices in laboratory and in the field. The gas sensor testbed allows the characterization of all type of gas sensors towards various target gases (e. g. volatile organic compounds – VOCs, etc.) in the relevant concentrations by using controlled gas mixtures at different temperature (T) and humidity (rH) levels.
Gas Sensor Testbed facts:
– Special inner cabinet for gas sensor test applications
– Installation and connection of the cabinet with a permeation furnace
– Gas supply by permeation tubes
– Oven temperature range (heat only) 30-150 °C
– Typical concentration of 10 – 100 ppm (2500 cc/min – 250 cc/min)
– Permeation tubes for over 500 chemicals available on the market
Gas Sensor Testbed – Gas sensor calibration and correlation measurement activities
In order to calibrate gas sensor systems and to perform correlation measurements the gas sensor testbed includes classical sampling methods and standard analytical methods. The sampling could be done in the lab as well as in the field (e.g. inner cities, etc.).
Gas Sensor Testbed facts:
– Organics, anions, and cations
– Sampling kits for various compounds available
– Usable in various areas (e. g. laboratory, inner cities, closed environments, aircraft cabin, etc.)
– Utilization of state-of-the-art analytical methods

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
E-mail: Markus Pfeffer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/gas-sensor-testbed/

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Energy Electronic Testbed

For the demonstration of sustainable energy generation, storage and supply in the rage of small and medium sized industrial plants (decentral intelligent energy system) a decentral energy system at the Fraunhofer IISB was implemented. This available infrastructure could be used as testbed for various energy electronic applications. Topics
– Intelligent micro-grid (DC)
– Electrical storage for micro grids
– Coupling between hydrogen and electricity
– Energy grids – grid connectivity based on power electronic systems with high amount of renewable energy
– Demand side management and secondary energy storage
– Energy production and secondary energy usage
– Energy efficiency
Solution – Research and demonstration platform
– For linkage of power generation, different types of energy storages and distribution and various energy sensors and energy management systems
– Interconnection of different energy sectors (electricity, heat, cold and hydrogen)
– Demand site management and peak load shift
– DC grids including new power electronics and control
– Novel ICT for energy management purposes (IoT-ComBus)
Potential Users
Sensor provider, sensor system provider, etc.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Fraunhofer IISB, Germany
E-mail: Markus Pfeffer
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/advanced-platforms/testbeds/energy-electronic-testbed/

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Integrated and Open Development Platform for CPS

This components platform from AVL supports the entire development process for road vehicles from office to lab to road by integrating real (hardware) and virtual (simulation models) development methods into one framework: Such an integrated development platform offers a seamless exchange of data from the concept phase to road testing. Thereby, the characteristic operating conditions like legislative test cycles, real world driving emissions and customer specific drive profiles or misuse tests can all be applied in a real as well as in a virtual environment during all phases of development.
This also includes a cross-phase usage of tools like automatic optimization and calibration. This approach facilitates an efficient and goal-oriented development and validation of extremely complex drive configurations. Benefits for the researchers and engineers: Test cases and development tasks can be performed with a plant model of the entire vehicle, independently of the availability of hardware components in every stage of the development process.
Specific features are:
– Interfaces for a wide variety of simulation tools used for vehicle development and control
– Support of FMI (Functional Mock-up Interface)
– Link to PLM systems and data bases

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: AVL, Austria
E-mail: Eric Armengaud
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/integrated-and-open-development-platform-avl/

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TIME4SYS

TIME4SYS Platform
Context:
Usually, the industrial practices rely on the subjective judgment of experienced software architects and developers to predict how design decisions may impact the timing behavior of real-time embedded systems. This is however risky since eventual timing errors are only detected after implementation and integration, when the software execution can be tested on system level, under realistic conditions. At this stage, timing errors may be very costly and time consuming to correct. Therefore, to overcome this problem there is a need for efficient, reliable and automated timing estimation methods applicable already at early design stages and continuing throughout the whole development cycle.
Introducing timing verification activities into the design process of real-time embedded systems has always been a challenge as the inputs required for the verification, in particular the worst-case execution time and the system behavior description, are moving target all across the different design phases. Thanks to the introduction of model based methods (in particular viewpoints for non-functional properties) in the industrial development process, this goal seems to be reachable for model-based verification techniques, such as simulation, scheduling analysis or model-checking. Starting from very high level system architecture and rough timing allocations, the model-based timing verification has to be refined at each step of the project (architectural design, detailed design, coding, unit test and software validation phases) down to concrete timing measurements on the final system. A major problem however persists: model-based timing verification techniques are often not directly applicable to conceptual design due to the semantic gaps between their respective models. Solving this issue is essential to break the remaining walls separating model-based timing verification from the development process of real-time embedded systems, and to enable its use in the industry.
PolarSys Time4Sys
PolarSys Time4Sys is a timing performance framework that fills the semantic gaps between the design models of real-time systems and the models of timing verification tools. Time4Sys is composed of two building blocks (the Design and the Verification pivot models) as well as a set of transformation rules between them. Both pivot models are based on the Time4Sys meta-model.
Time4Sys uses a subset of the MARTE OMG standard [7] as a basis to represent a synthetic view of the system design model that captures all elements, data and properties impacting the system timing behavior and required to perform timing verification (e.g. tasks mapping on processors, communication links, execution times, scheduling parameters, etc.). Time4Sys is not limited to the use of a particular design modeling tool and environment. It can be connected to various environments and languages such as UML, SysML, AADL, or any other proprietary environment (e.g. Capella).
Scheduling analysis and simulation are seldom directly applicable to the conceptual design models in general and to Time4Sys Design models in particular due to the semantic mismatch between the latter and the variety of analysis and simulation models known from the classical real time systems research and represented by academic and commercial tools. Transformation rules are therefore required to generate a Time4Sys Verification model preserving the timing behavior modeled in the corresponding Time4Sys Design model, while ensuring the compatibility with the variety of existing timing verification tools. After timing verification in the selected tool, results are injected in Time4Sys Verification model. Then, they are translated to be compliant with the original design model and injected back in Time4Sys Design.
Time4Sys Architecture
By using MDE settings, Time4Sys is being developed as an Eclipse Polarsys plugin. Time4Sys proposes four capabilities: modeling and viewing the Time4sys model, A dedicated meta-model based on the MARTE standard (available for download), model transformations able to transform and adapt Time4sys model for verifications tool and connectors to import/export models from design tools and verifications tools.
Figure 2: Time4Sys Platform architecture
Time4Sys meta-models:
The Time4Sys framework is composed by 4 Meta-models:
– The MARTE meta-model which implement the MARTE standard Language to capture all concepts related to model real-time software and embedded hardware.
– The Design Meta-model which extends the MARTE meta-model with missing concepts need to model the design model of the application and to model the verification model.
– The Results meta-model contains all concepts required to model various results produced by verification tools and need to be provided to the design architects.
– The Trace Meta-model contains concepts to model traces to model Gantt charts and execution traces.

Provider: Thales, France
E-mail: laurent.rioux@thalesgroup.com">Rafik Henia Laurent Rioux
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/time4sys-thales/

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Compute card

Imagine a tiny computer found in unexpected places across the city—making your daily life richer, more informed, and easier. That’s the Intel® Compute Card. Revolutionary in size, form, and function, the Compute Card is driving the future of smart computing, turning your world into an enhanced, connected one.
Intel unveiled the Intel® Compute Card, a modular platform developed to transform how devices compute and connect. It has all of the elements of a full computer, including Intel SoC, memory, storage and wireless connectivity with flexible I/O options so that hardware manufactueres can optimise for particular solutions. At Computex 2017, Intel showcased a variety of solutions utilizing the Intel Compute Card that are currently being developed by a wide range of partners, spanning laptops and tablets to digital signage and POS to AIOs and intelligent whiteboards. Intel also released the Compute Card Device Design Kit, a set of guides and reference designs that contain the information a device developer will need to create a product that supports an Intel Compute Card.
For more information:
– https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/compute-card/intel-compute-card.html
Overview video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wv8ETAA1_6Y
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k93hY49855M

Provider: Intel, Ireland
E-mail: Finian G Rogers
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/compute-card-intel/

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Neural compute stick

The Movidius™ Neural Compute Stick is a new device for developing and deploying deep learning algorithms at the edge. Movidius created the Neural Compute Stick (NCS) to make deep learning application development on specialized hardware even more widely available.
The NCS is powered by the same low-power Movidius Vision Processing Unit (VPU) that can be found in millions of smart security cameras, gesture-controlled autonomous drones, and industrial machine vision equipment, for example. The convenient USB stick form factor makes it easier for developers to create, optimize and deploy advanced computer vision intelligence across a range of devices at the edge.
The USB form factor easily attaches to existing hosts and prototyping platforms, while the VPU inside provides machine learning on a low-power deep learning inference engine. You start using the NCS with trained Caffe framework-based feed-forward Convolutional Neural Network (CNN), or you can choose one of our example pre-trained networks. Then, by using our Toolkit, you can profile the neural network, then compile a tuned version ready for embedded deployment using our Neural Compute Platform API.
Here are some of its key features:
– Supports CNN profiling, prototyping, and tuning workflow
– All data and power provided over a single USB Type A port
– Real-time, on device inference – cloud connectivity not required
– Run multiple devices on the same platform to scale performance
– Quickly deploy existing CNN models or uniquely trained networks
At the Intel Movidius team, we’re inspired by the incredible sophistication of the human brain’s visual system, and I’d like to think we’re getting a little closer to matching its capabilities with our new Neural Compute Stick.
To get started, you can visit developer.movidius.com for more info – let us know what you think by dropping feedback on the @movidius channel. The Movidius Neural Compute Toolkit takes offline deep learning inference applications deployment to places never gone before.
For more information:
– https://newsroom.intel.com/news/intel-democratizes-deep-learning-application-development-launch-movidius-neural-compute-stick/
– https://developer.movidius.com/
– https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VioTPaYcF98

Provider: Intel, Ireland
E-mail: Finian G Rogers
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/movidius-neural-compute-stick-intel/

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WeSU PLATFORM and X-Nucleo expansion boards

WeSU is a System Evaluation Board designed to provide a cost effective solution for precise motion sensing in wearable and embeddable object motion applications.
The connectivity granted by the best in class BlueNRG and supported by the integrated balun permit to maximize the RF performances with low area occupancy and design effort. Android or iOS APP can be used for displaying information sent by the WeSU through BLE Connectivity as well as for setting operative modes. Compliance to the Bluetooth (BLE 4.0) stack specification allows to expose application functionalities through structured services and characteristics in which WeSU is hosting a GATT (Generic Attribute) Server while mobile app is acting as a GATT client.
X-Nucleo Expansion Boards
STM32 Open Development Environment is a fast and affordable way to develop and prototype innovative devices and applications with state-of-the-art ST components leveraging these in a comprehensive set of functions for connectivity, power, audio, motor control and more in a shape of stackable expansion boards (X-NUCLEO) and open software environment designed around the STM32 microcontroller family.
The combination of a broad range of expandable boards based on leading-edge commercial products and modular software, from driver to application level, enables fast prototyping of ideas that can be smoothly transformed into final designs. In this FED4SAE project ST-Italy intends to promote CPS and IoT applications that may utilise not only BLE communication, Motion MEMS, Environmental sensing extension boards, but also an entire portfolio will be available to the selected Application Experiments.
For further information on WeSu please go here.
For information on ODE- STM32 Nucleo expansion boards please go here.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: STM, Italy
E-mail: Antonio Lionetto
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/wesu-platform-and-x-nucleo-expansion-boards-stm/

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STM32

These platforms are based on the STM32 processor family. The STM32 family of 32-bit Flash microcontrollers based on the ARM Cortex™-M processor is designed to offer new degrees of freedom to MCU (Microcontroller) users.
It offers a 32-bit product range that combines high performance, real-time capabilities, digital signal processing, and low-power, low-voltage operation, while maintaining full integration and ease of development. The unparalleled and large range of STM32 devices, based on an industry-standard core and accompanied by a vast choice of tools and software, makes this family of products the ideal choice, both for small projects and for entire platform decisions. To support this family of processors a large number of evaluation and development boards is available.
These boards are available either from ST-F or other partners from the STM32 ecosystem.
The STM32 platform can address the following application domains: automation (e.g. Human Machine Interface, Programmable Logic Controller, power management solution for industrial-Robotics or Mobile-Robotics), building technology (e.g. control heating ventilation and air conditioning systems, lights, shutters, gates, doors, appliances, security and surveillance systems…), communications and networking (e.g. systems assuring more efficient, faster and more secure solutions for voice, data and multimedia streams, based on IP and other protocols), healthcare and wellness (e.g. clinical diagnostic and therapy, medical imaging…), home appliances and power tools (e.g. motor control subsystems), and transportation (car body electronics, active and passive safety systems, steering and chassis solutions including electric steering, adaptive damper management, energy recovery in electric vehicles).
For More information on the STM32 Family
STM32 32-bit ARM Cortex MCUs: http://www.st.com/en/microcontrollers/stm32-32-bit-arm-cortex-mcus.html
Microcontrollers: http://www.st.com/en/microcontrollers.html

Provider: STM, France
E-mail: Marcello COPPOLA
Web: https://fed4sae.eu/industrial-platforms/stm32-platform-stm/

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Power Management Technologies 32-Bit Industrial Microcontroller

This component platform is made of a set of existing chips from IFAT to build power management systems. Power Management Technologies of IFAT for this platform set the benchmark in energy efficiency and power density of electronic systems. The goal is to enable third parties to leapfrog innovation and cost performance in their applications. Including servers, telecom systems, computers, game consoles, smart phones, cellular infrastructure and lighting solutions. This is done by providing core microelectronic systems for a CPS world.

Provider: Infineon, Germany
Web: https://www.eurocps.org/eurocps-platforms/power-management-ifat/

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Crescendo and Overture

Crescendo
Crescendo LogoModelling techniques used by hardware and software engineers are difficult to integrate. As a result, the software constituents and the hardware constituents that comprise a CPS are typically designed separately by distinct design teams, hindering the design of dependable and cost-effective CPSs. A collaborative design process, that brings together the software and hardware models at an early stage, could help with identifying design flaws (e.g., where incorrect assumptions have been made by the separate teams), or for designing complex behaviour (e.g., fault tolerance in a noisy or distributed environment).
Crescendo is a “collaborative simulation” (co-simulation) engine which allows hardware and software engineers to design collaboratively. Each team can use their own modelling tools, but Crescendo allows them to execute co-ordinated simulations at an early stage in the design process. This is particularly helpful for helping teams design and debug complex system behaviour. Crescendo supports software models written in the VDM modelling language, and hardware models created using the 20-Sim tool. Overture
Overture LogoWe support a range of modelling tools and techniques underpinned by Overture, a tool designed to support modelling in the VDM (Vienna Development Method) modelling notation. The Overture tool is an open-source integrated development environment for developing and analysing VDM models, written in Java and built on top of the Eclipse platform. Overture forms the basis of several other toolsuites that provide support for a range of modelling scenarios, including the Crescendo toolsuite and the Symphony toolsuite described here.
Further reading
Training in the use of VDM (used to create models of software controllers), the 20-sim tool (used for creating continuous-time plant models), SysML or the Crescendo engine can be provided for experiments targeting this platform. Your experiment proposal should indicate where this is required.
Read more about Overture, and download the Overture VDM modelling tool, at the Overture Community homepage.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: Newcastle University, UK
E-mail: Jon Warwick
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/uk_crescendo.php

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eMIR: eMaritime Integrated Reference Platform

eMIR is an open initiative of the German maritime industry for improving safety and efficiency in maritime transportation systems. It provides a framework for engineering, validation, verification, and demonstration of technological innovations as for new cooperation and process models. It also supports user integration into the design process. eMIR provides a practical and empirical foundation for the development of international regulations and standards and fosters a sustainable market position for vendors of maritime safety systems and components

Provider: OFFIS, Germany
E-mail: André Bolles
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/gn_emir.php

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SOFIA2

SOFIA (Smart Objects For Intelligent Applications) is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform with real implementations in various sectors. SOFIA is: 1.A middleware that provides seamless interoperability between multiple devices and systems. 2.Offering a semantic interoperability platform, which allows the exchange of information from the real world between smart applications (Internet of Things) to build composed services. 3.All of that with an open source, multi-language and communications agnostic approach.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: Indra Sistemas, Spain
E-mail: Jorge Rodríguez Vázquez
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/sp_sofia.php

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MindCPS Modelling Framework

The MindCPS (doMaIN moDel for Cyber-Physical Systems) Modelling Framework supports the development of CPS with constituent elements featuring both common and emerging behaviour. CPSs can be understood as mainly constituted by sensors embedded in devices that continuously collect measures from the environment in order to detect problems in the grid. These problems are triggered through events to plan actions to be executed on the physical grid through actuators. Based on these concepts a MindCPS framework was constructed to support the systematic development of CPS compliant with this approach. With this purpose, a graphical domain specific language (DSL) was defined. Using Model driven development techniques, code to implement each of the CPS constituent elements behaviour can be generated as required.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: Technical University Madrid (UPM), Spain
E-mail: Juan Garbajosa
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/sp_mindcps.php

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IoT Connectivity Platform

This is a solution for IoT based on a network of nodes with mesh topology that communicate through a Std.IEEE802.15.4 Physical Layer under a 6LowPAN over IPv6 to implement Link and Network Layers. The Transport Layer is UDP and the Application Layer is based on CoAP. More characteristics are as follows:
– Network of nodes with mesh topology:
– Nodes are plug-and-play, so, the deployment of the network infrastructure is easy to do.
– Auto-configurable and auto-routing capabilities.
– Robust communication network where connectivity among nodes is guaranteed.
– Implementation: Open Hardware, resulting in a modular and inexpensive design. The devices firmware is Contiki OS.
– Nodes are designed using a modular architecture in such a way that different sensors and actuators can be easily integrated in nodes, obtaining different types of nodes IPv6 compatible.
– Communications: Std.IEEE802.15.4 Physical Layer under a 6LowPAN over IPv6 to implement Link and Network Layers. Transport Layer is UDP and the Application Layer is based on CoAP.
– Security: Information encryption is done accordingly with AES-128.
– Connection to Internet is done through a border router that can group up to 200 nodes.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Provider: Technical University Madrid (UPM), Spain
E-mail: Juan Garbajosa
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/sp_iotconnectivity.php

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fortiss future factory

fortiss future factory (f++) is a setup comprising 13 different MPS production machines from Festo Didactic controlled via different types of programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and microcontrollers. The production machines have been modified to allow for an arbitrary arrangement of them in a production line. In addition to 13 production machines, f++ comprises one mobile Robotino transportation robot from Festo Didactic. The mobile robot gives more freedom in the arrangement of the production machines and allows for a flexible establishment of line and cell productions or a mixture of both of them.
Each production machine poses a model describing its internal setup and the supported production steps. This model is provided on demand. Alongside to these machine descriptions the product plans are described in a machine independent way. Therefore, each product plan only describes the required production steps and their dependencies, but do not make any assignments of production steps to machines or machine groups.
To get individual production machines operating, f++ is equipped with a manufacturing execution system (MES). This MES gets informed about all available production machines and their arrangement with respect to each other. For an adequate view of the current production system, the available production machines are continuously checked and the resulting material flow automatically calculated. In addition, the MES collects the current orders. fortiss future factory technologyThe MES is then automatically able to schedule the production steps belonging to the orders flexible to the available production machines and trigger the manufacturing.
For a flexible production, the MES calculates the assigned production steps for a production machine. Out of these assigned steps, the MES automatically generates a suitable control program for the production station and downloads it on the fly. This allows using the production machines a flexible as possible.

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: FORTISS, GERMANY
E-mail: Dr. Holger Pfeifer
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/gs_futurefactory.php

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HAZOP-UML

HAZOP-UML is a hazard analysis technique mixing the risk analysis technique HAZOP (Hazard Operability), and the system description language UML (Unified Modelling Language). It is developed at LAAS-CNRS and applied in industrial contexts mainly for robot safety analysis. HAZOP-UML is a model-based safety analysis method to identify operational risks due to human-robot or robot-robot interactions. HAZOP-UML has been applied in the context of several research projects focusing on collaborative robots with physical interactions with humans

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: LAAS-CNRS, France
E-mail: Helene Waeselynck
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/fr_hazopuml.php

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SMOF

SMOF is a Safety Monitoring Framework that starts from the results of a HAZOP-UML analysis to derive the specification of a set of safety monitors that launch safety interventions. SMOF relies on a high-level formalization of the target properties and of the available interventions (e.g., lock the robot wheels). It provides tool support for synthesis of strategies that trigger the interventions when needed, while minimizing impact on the functional activity of the system.
More specifically, SMOF is a research framework to assist the specification of safety rules executed by an independent monitor to ensure safety of the whole system. The safety rules are high-level requirements of the monitor expressed in terms of observable variables on the system and its environment and interventions.
Our method is based on risk analysis and take into account the system versatility in the specification of the safety rules.
The approach takes into account the permissiveness of the monitor, i.e. the ability to ensure safety without reducing the system functionalities, and so particularly fit the autonomous systems.
The tools are based on NuSMV, a model-checker. It is used to model and verify. The framework includes a template to ease the modeling. For the user, writing and checking manually safety rules in NuSMV may be tedious and error-prone. We have developed a synthesis tool, which returns directly satisfying sets of safety rules.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: LAAS-CNRS, France
E-mail: Helene Waeselynck
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/fr_smof.php

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MORSE

MORSE is a generic simulator for academic robotics. It focuses on realistic 3D simulation of small to large environments, indoor or outdoor, with one to tenths of autonomous robots.
MORSE can be entirely controlled from the command-line. Simulation scenes are generated from simple Python scripts.
MORSE comes with a set of standard sensors (cameras, laser scanner, GPS, odometry,…), actuators (speed controllers, high-level waypoints controllers, generic joint controllers) and robotic bases (quadrotors, ATRV, Pioneer3DX, generic 4 wheel vehicle, PR2,…). New ones can easily be added.
MORSE rendering is based on the Blender Game Engine. The OpenGL-based Game Engine supports shaders, provides advanced lightning options, supports multi-texturing, and use the state-of-the-art Bullet library for physics simulation.
Simulation with MORSE
In MORSE, simulations are small Python scripts that describe the robots and the environment. MORSE provides several command-line tools to create stubs, and it takes virtually no time to get a first simulation running.
One of the main design choice for MORSE is the ability to select the degree of realism of the simulation: if you are working on vision, you need accurate camera sensors, but may not care about the realism of your motion controller, and you may find a waypoint controller good enough and easier to use. On the contrary, if you work on robot supervision, you may prefer skip the perception stack and directly work with objects ID and positions. MORSE lets you define how realistic the different components of you robot need to be to fit your needs.
MORSE also supports two different strategies for handling time: best effort, that tries to keep a real-time pace, at the cost of dropping frames if necessary, or fixed step that ensures the simulation is accurate. In this case, MORSE exports its own clock that can be used to adjust other time-dependent modules in your system.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: LAAS-CNRS, France
E-mail: Helene Waeselynck
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/fr_morse.php

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GenoM

The Generator of Modules – GenoM – is a tool to design real-time software architectures. It encapsulates software functions inside independent components. GenoM is more specifically dedicated to complex on-board systems, such as autonomous mobile robots or satellites, that require:
– The integration of heterogeneous functions with different real-time constraints and algorithm complexities (control of sensors and actuators, data processings, task planification, etc.).
– An homogeneous integration of these functions in a control architecture which requires coherent and predictable behaviors (starting, ending, error handling), and standard interfaces (configuration, control flow, data flow).
– The management of parallelization, physical distribution and portability of the functions.
– Simple procedures to add, modify or (re)use the functions by non-specialists
GenoM generates the source code of components by using:
– A generic template, common for all components. This guarantees that all components share the same consistent behaviour. The template itself is not part of GenoM, so that different template kind can be developped easily.
– A formal description of the components interface. This description is based on a simple language using OMG IDL for data types definitions and a custom syntax for the description of a more detailed component model.
The project is released under an open-source, BSD-like license.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: LAAS-CNRS, France
E-mail: Helene Waeselynck
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/fr_genom.php

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DAL allocation calculus (DALculus)

The DALculus method has been developed to assist the breakdown of safety requirements during the design of aircraft systems. CPSE Labs project explore its usability in a wider context.
Aircraft functions such as “Control the aircraft speed on ground” can be performed thanks to a set of system functions such as “Control wheel braking” and “Control thrust reversion”.
At early stages of the development of an aircraft, designers have to assign safety requirements to system functions consistent with the aircraft function requirements. The work in question describes a method and associated tools to assist the derivation of safety requirements for system functions.
Safety requirements associated with aircraft and system functions come in two forms:
– quantitative requirements, which impose safe bounds on the mean probability per flight hour of the function failures (probability budget and maintenance check intervals).
– qualitative requirements, which impose a) safe bounds on the size of minimal combinations of the component failures leading to the function failure, b) function independences and c) sufficient Development Assurance Level (DAL) for the functions contributing to the most severe failure conditions.
The approach proposed here, named DALculus, takes a set of aircraft failure conditions and their causes (i.e., sets of minimal combinations of system function failures leading to an aircraft function failure) as input, as well as user defined constraints.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: ONERA, France
E-mail: Vincent Vidal
Web: http://www.cpse-labs.eu/fr_dalculus.php

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Electrochemical Sensing Array Devices

3×3 electrode array, integrated with 3 electrodes, WE (gold) RE (Ag/AgCl) and Counter (Pt). Current applications: Biosensor and Chemical Sensors for research and development.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
E-mail: Dr Eric Moore
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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High-precision temperature sensor devices

Silicon integrated sensor
High precision P-well diode with four-wire measurement option;
Suitable for customer specific preprocessing and for single-point calibration and calibration-free temperature measurement in the range from 4K to 500K

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Klaus Ettrich
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Interdigital electrode array on Si

Silicon Chip with an electrical strayfield and a temperature diode

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Klaus Ettrich
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Silicon strain gauges

Thinned silicon strain gauge, Joining to LTCC, steel, titanium, aluminium by glass sealing

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Klaus Ettrich
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Lock-in amplifier

Near-to-sensor electronics
comprising of a microcontroller, a source delivering a sinusoidal current to the LEDs, one of 3 LED chips addressable, and a lock-in demodulator for retrieving the photocurrent signal

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Optical reader

LED lighting array with 300 µm spots for fluorescence applications. The carrier is a photodiode array, which monitors the light intensity of each LED. The light is guided by means of a micro lens array and an optical filter in spectrally defined, parallel rays

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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3D photodetector array

Segmented photodiode with active areas within the inclined surfaces of a deep etched cavity.
This wafer level approach allows strong miniaturization and low tolerances

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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UV LED unit, stabilised

Micro-optical system for focussing light of 3 UV LEDs and
Microoptical system with short-pulsed UV-LED

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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3D silicon microstructure modules

Interposer,
Cavities, domes, pyramids, holes,
Lowered bond pads, Metallization in different levels,
3D interdigital electrode structures,
Voltammetric and impedance multi sensors

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Piezoresistive sensors

Etched Cantilevers, membranes
Wheatstone bridges

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Klaus Ettrich
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Optical bidirectional sensors (MORES®)

Silicon module with embedded light emitter dies, surrounding photodetector array, thinfilm filters, light beam shaping element

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Olaf Brodersen
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Fluidic Module

The module includes 3 fluidic manifols that were specifically designed for microfluidic / biological applications.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Kepa Mayora
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Low cost Disposable cartridge

The cartrige is manufactured by injection moulding and can be manufactured thousands units per year.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Kepa Mayora
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Autonomous Sensor Systems for harsh environment

The sensors are based on commercial transducers (temperature, distance, strain) and the packaging is specifically designed for the application. Electronics are designed for very low power applications, including smart wake-up concepts and energy aware components. They include low power communication capability.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Kepa Mayora
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Energy Management Module for Energy Harvesters

This low-power module aids integration of Energy Harvesters (EH) into real applications by providing an interface between the EH and the system to be powered. The module enables storage and best use of the energy produced by EHs.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Iosu Gabilondo
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Surface monitoring sensor

This sensor module provides information about irregularities in metallic surfaces. The device works in close proximity, providing measurements related to surface quality.
The device features an array of coils that detect, by means of Eddy currents, cracks in metallic surfaces in the sub millimeter range(up to 0.05 mm depth)

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Iosu Gabilondo
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Synchonised modular nodes for customization of Wireless Sensor Networks

This module consists of a generic node architecture, compatible with any sensor type, for the generation of Wireless Network solutions. Each node is arranged in layers, whereby each layer contains a sub-system (sensor, powering, communications etc.) allowing faster prototyping of the customized system. Robust wireless provides reliable communications across the Network, even in complex environments.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Iosu Gabilondo
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Dynamic heating/cooling module

This module consists of a low inertia and flat thermal element that can be heated and cooled fast and accurately to a given temperature. The footprint of the heating area being only 1cm², and it is fabricated on flexible electronics, making it simple to integrate into a larger system. Peak consumption is 2W, maintenance power is 1W. The solution can be scaled to larger areas.

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Kepa Mayora
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Microfluidic cartridge

Chip units designed for fast prototyping of plastic microfluidic cartridge, previous to injection and laminar fabrication technology

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Kepa Mayora
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Wireless powered solutions

Wireless power transfer based solutions for powering non wired links and devices

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: IK4-Ikerlan, Spain
E-mail: Iosu Gabilondo
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Centrifugal microfluidics (“LabDisk”)

Point-of-Care diagnostics:
-full automation
-low to medium throughput,
-portable device
-low-cost disposable

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr Daniel Mark
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Plating on Plastics

-processes for electroless plating (Cu/Ni/Au; Cu/Ag, Cu/Pd/Au; Cu/Sn) on thermoplastic, thermoset and ceramic materials
-electroplating

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Wolfgang Eberhardt
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Physical vapour deposition

_starting layers for electroless plating and electroplating
_optical reflective layers

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Hagen Mueller
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Laser processing

Laser Direct Structuring of thermoplastics (LPKF-LDS technology )
– semi-additive laser technology
– laser patterning of thermoset and ceramic materials
– laser ablation of metal layers on different substrate materials
– laser cutting
– CO2 snow jet cleaning after laser processing

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Hagen Mueller
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Advanced micro assembly

2D and 3D assembly
– SMD assembly
– soldering
– electrically conductive adhesive
– chip and wire
– flip chip technology
– resistance welding

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Printing

inkjet printing
– aerosol jet printing
– pad printing
– screen printing
– thermal and photonic curing

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Bernhard Polzinger
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Additive manufacturing

3D printing with resolution less than 40 µm (bio compatible resin, ceramic filled resin)

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Bernhard Polzinger
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Micro injection molding

injection molding of thermoplastic components with tolerances in the micrometer range
– shot weights of < 1 mg Category / domain: Sensors Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany E-mail: Dr. Thomas Günther
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Injection molding of thermosets

thermosets for improved physical properties (e.g., heat conductivity, high strength)

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Stefan Beichter
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Film-assisted transfer molding of thermosets

low process pressures for minimum strain of e.g., wire bonds, inserts
– optical vacancies possible

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Daniel Hera
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Ultra precision machining

diamond milling of surfaces with 10 nm roughness (Ra)
– ultra precision milling with dimensional accuracy of 0,5 μm

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Thomas Günther
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Capacitive sensors

application specific design of pressure sensing capacitive membrane
– microcontroller based readout of sensor

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Adrian Schwenk
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Inductive Sensors

application specific design of path and position sensors

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: André Bülau
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Optical Sensors

development of MID and PCB based miniaturized optical sensors

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Jonathan Seybold
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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3D magnetic field sensor

3 axis magnetic field strength sensor based on commercial 1-axis hall sensors

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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3D distance sensor

MID based with commercial 1-axis proximity sensor

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Dr. Ulrich Kessler
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Pumping technology

electromagnetic driving unit
– contamination free

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: André Bülau
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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FEM simulation

Thermo-mech. simulation
– Injection molding simulation –Lifetime prediction
– Electromagnetic simulation
– Coupled analysis
– Design of experiments

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Hahn-Schickard, Germany
E-mail: Tobias Grözinger
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Piezoelectric fibre sensor

Melt spun bi component fibres with 25µm core. Piezo and pyroelectric properties

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Swerea IVF, Sweden
E-mail: Dr Erik Nilsson
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Additive manufacturing

3D printing with resolution less than 40 µm (ceramic slurry, metal powder) or less than 25 µm (SLA for polymers)

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: Swerea IVF, Sweden
E-mail: Thorbjörn Åklint
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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CO2 sensitive layer

Mesoporous layer filled with colored reagents that change of absorption spectrum with CO2 concentration up to A4 sheet format on plastic substrate

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Guy Voirin
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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Silicon nitride 400 nm thick membrane with submicron pores (400 – 800 nm)

Microfabricated silicon nitride membrane, membrane thickness 400 nm, pore size down to 400 nm

Category / domain: Sensors
Provider: CSEM, Switzerland
E-mail: Guy Voirin
Web: https://ssl.vdivde-it.de/smarter-si/technologies.html

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OPV (Organic Photovoltaic) flexible module with specific integration for outdoor, indoor applications

Product Features
– ultra ligth-weigth (<500g/m²) - ultra thin (<1mm) - flexible and conformable (curvature <5cm) - semi-transparent (up to 60% transmittance) - with design on-demand photovoltaic modules (shape, voltage and current) Added Value - Expertise along the whole value chain for the elaboration of organic PV devices (materials, formulations, deposition processes and encapsulation) which allow the mastery of the whole module. - The development of materials (adhesives, barrier film) and a full solution of encapsulation with associated processes for highly reliable OPV module for outdoor. Category / domain: Smart Cities Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/35

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OPV for interior design (Autonomous switch or captor for indoor/outdoor application with design on-demand)

Product Features
– ultra ligth-weigth (<500g/m²), - ultra thin (<1mm), - flexible and conformable (curvature <5cm), - semi-transparent (up to 60% transmittance), - different colors (purple, green, blue), grey color on going with design on-demand photovoltaic modules (shape, voltage and current), - which can be efficient under natural illumination and/or under indoor illumination (down to 100 lux). - Specific OPV design and development for 100, 200, 500, 1000, 2500 lux conditions Added Value - Expertise along the whole value chain for the elaboration of organic PV devices (materials, formulations, deposition processes and encapsulation) which allow the mastery of the whole module. - The development of materials (adhesives, barrier film) and a full solution of encapsulation with associated processes. Category / domain: Smart Cities Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/36

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Customized organic solar cells modules for indoor and outdoor energy harvesting. Design freedom of A4 size elements or continous 300mm wide solar foil.

Product Features
– Value proposition: A low-cost process for high-volume production of custom-shape, thin and flexible solar modules.
– Competitive edge: The modules can be printed to the desired shape.
– Development phase: Proof of concept for roll-to-roll process. IP status: Proprietary know-how.
– Offering: Material formulation, material testing, process development, online quality control, production trials, testing and characterisation.
– R&D infrastructure: Laboratory, table-top printers, roll-to-roll machines for printing, equipment for testing and characterisation

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/34

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Flexible Solar modules

Plastic solar cells are based on semiconducting organic polymers that interact with visible light to produce electricity. The application of polymers result in flexible elements that offer new integration capabilities not achievable by silicon-based solar cells. In addition, the plastic modules are thin, lightweight and easy to integrate. Product Features
– Plastic solar cells based on semiconducting polymers
– Flexible, lightweight, thin and easy to integrate
– Personalized designs
– Semitransparent modules for windows and facades
– Large scale roll-to-roll manufacturing
– Application in building and architectures, autonomous systems, consumer electronics.
– TCO based- PET/ITO film
– Transparent
– Lightweight
– Up to 30 connected modules

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/33

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Solid State Microbatteries – Embedded energy storage solution

Product Features
– Value proposition: A manufacturing process for collective production of custom-shape, thin and flexible lithium batteries. Stacking of standalone batteries to optimize volumic energy density.
– Competitive edge: The batteries can be manufactured to the desired shape with sizes ranging from 1 mm² to several cm²
– Development phase: Manufacturing process on 200 mm substrates. IP status: Large patent portfolio + proprietary know-how.
– Offering: Material optimization, Material testing, process development, production trials, testing and characterisation.
– R&D infrastructure: Laboratory, R&D Manufacturing Pilot Line for small series prototyping, equipment for testing and characterisation

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/40

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Design your own printed logic circuit

Product Features
– Design toolkit available
– P Type only

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/20

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SnapShape3D – Dynamically map the 3D deformation of large surfaces

Product Features
– Dynamic real time reconstruction benefit from a dedicated algorithm
– Ribbon of 9 to 12 sensing units sharing a serial interface
– High performance accelerometers sensing units
– Metal lines are printed using available standard techniques
– Interconnections are wired using a proprietary methodology
– 3D surfaces such as sails, flags, clothes, models for wind tunnels, etc. are fitted with paper or plastic or tissue based 2D tiles and reconstructed using dedicated algorithms.
Added Value
– Upgrade is possible with additional sensors or functions.
– Videos and raw data production of the reconstructed 3D shape in real time.
– Sensing units can be wired to layered materials for example, with relatively simple printed interconnects.
– Sensing units can be provided on flexible PCBs
– High performance sensing units and proprietary algorithms
– Very compact design for integration onto large flexible surfaces
– Design of large instrumented flag-like electronic surfaces.

Category / domain: Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/39

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Touch sensor

Product Features
– Thermoformed and/or moulded capacitive Sensor
– Transparent or non transparent
– 3D Capacitive sensor
– Silver Nanowire

Category / domain: Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/21

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Flexible Sensitive Surface

Product Features
– Quantifying the actual contact area(s) between the object(s) and the matrix
– Real time software processing enables:
– Visualization of the pressure 2D-distribution
– Multitouch detection and quantification
– Automatic tracking of spatial and time variant pressure points
– A5 format (32×24 pixel) demo matrix
Added Value
– Customisation with matrix design, packaging and sensitivity adaptation
– Thin sensitive matrix
– Low cost

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/37

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Active matrix backplanes for displays and imagers

Product Features
– Plastic solar cells based on semiconducting polymers
– Flexible, lightweight, thin and easy to integrate
– Personalized designs
– Semitransparent modules for windows and facades
– Large scale roll-to-roll manufacturing
– Application in building and architectures, autonomous systems, consumer electronics.
– TCO based- PET/ITO film
– Transparent
– Lightweight
– Up to 30 connected modules

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/7

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TFT in Medical Imaging

Product Features
– Their thinness
– Flexible form
– Factor and optical semi-transparency of photo-detectors on plastic enable new imaging applications

Category / domain: Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/9

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Elastomer integrated Bluetooth sensor node

Product Features
– Wireless communication – BTLE
– Sensors: Temperature, Movement
– User Interface: Indicator LED
– Encapsulated structure
– Product Manufacturing
– Roll to roll printedsilverconductors on PET foil
– Roll to roll pick and place assembly
– Overmolding with TPU elastomer (injection molding)
– Product Complements
– Overmolded flex battery
– Wireless charging

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/12

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TFT in Automotive

Automotive displays and HMI. In-MOULD electronics with integration of OLED, LED and/or photodetectors
Specifications
Product Features
– Plastic solar cells based on semiconducting polymers
– Flexible, lightweight, thin and easy to integrate
– Personalized designs
– Semitransparent modules for windows and facades
– Large scale roll-to-roll manufacturing
– Application in building and architectures, autonomous systems, consumer electronics.
– TCO based- PET/ITO film
– Transparent
– Lightweight
– Up to 30 connected modules

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/8

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Indoor air quality sensing luminaire

Product Characteristics
– Measures from body fluids (serum, sweat, saliva) sample by disposable Lab-on-chip, which is Roll-to-Roll manufactured
– Mobile phone or Read-out unit for measurement, connectivity and user interface. Optical measurement and analysis.
– Collects data to cloud service
Product Features
– Measurement of CO2, temperature, moisture, air pressure.
– Wireless data communication via BT, UWB or LORA.
– LEDs are indicating the quality of air, accurate results in the data sent to smartphone or building automation system.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/11

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Color variable OLED for digital signage

Product Features
– Color tunabele OLED signage element: Able to switch the emitted color between two different color temperatures. In this way, a yellow-blue bi-color emission system can not only be switched between the pure emission colors of yellow and blue, but white light can also be generated through simultaneous activation of both colors.
– Can be integrated into vehicle interiors where lighting levels should be controllable as a function of the time of day.
– Imagine employment as ambient or accentillumination, such as for lighting in museums and exhibitions, where the adjustability of color from just a single lighting component can present the works exhibited in different colors of light.
– Transparent
– Available in rigid and flexible
– Integration of adjustable-color OLEDs on flexible substrates brings their employment on curved surfaces in vehicle interiors such as roofs and curved fixtures into the realm of the tangible.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/3

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OLED Button For Textile integration

Product Features
– Light emitting OLED button
– Sew it like conventional buttons!
– connecting with conductive yarn
– 4 connectors: ANODE, GND, Digital IN, Digital OUT
– Diameter: 20 mm
– Voltage: 3-4V; <20mA; Arduino compatible - washable(if sealed with resin) Future Options - Color variable light emission - Touch control - Segmented lighting area Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/1

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OLED stripes for textile integration

Product Features
– Light emitting flexible OLED stripe
– Sew it like a textile patch
– Connecting with conductive yarn
– 2 connectors: ANODE, GND
– Active area: width: 8 mm; length: 180 mm
– Voltage: 3-4V; <50mA; Arduino compatible - Various emission colours available Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/2

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OLED with customized logo (Name Tag)

Product Features
– Name tag by OLED signage
– Any color
– Any shape
– Can be individualized
– Battery driven

Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/4

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OLED glasses for health applications

Product Features
– Light therapy with high color quality (daylight)
– Current solutions are based on inorganic LED (non transparent)
– Transparent OLED
– Anti-depression, well being, on affective disorder, Seasonal affective disorder,Non-seasonal depression, Circadian rhythm sleep disorders and jet lag

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/13

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Terra – merging biology and design

Product Features
– The direct result of merging biology anddesign is the TERRA project; a series of unique glass cylinders that encaseminiature plants. Conceived from the designer’s fascination with nature and theman made world. From orchids to the tiniest carnivorous plant, these“satellite” worlds provide refuge for the unique, the rare and the beautiful.
– Most of the plants originate from tropical rain forests, with others originating from tropical wetlands and moist Savannah’s. Places that are rapidly disappearing or changing because of human influence.
– The title “TERRA” is derived from latin, meaning earth or our planet. A fitting name, since these objects carry tiny yet vital pieces of our planet earth.
– These natural treasures are preserved within several varieties of unique design objects. Made with primal materials such as borosilicate glass, hand blown by the artisans of the glass workshop of the Utrecht University,brass with integrated OLED lighting and wood such as chestnut for the base.
– Included in the project is an assortment of delicate brass tools to assist with the maintaining and cleaning of the cylinders. It contains a pair of minimalistic yet elegant tweezers, a brush and a natural sea sponge.

Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/5

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OPD for brightness control

Product Features
– Large Area/Flexible sensing
– Wavelength can be selected (~350 nmto1100 nm)
– Transparent sensors are possible

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities, Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/27

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Electroluminescence

Printed flexible light that convert inert surfaces into smart lighting objects. Industrial fabrics, home textiles, wearables, technical films or even glass can be supplied with additional lighting functionality integrated in an ergonomic way. Product Features:
– ELdevices made by multilayer stacking of appropriate materials that areelectrically activated by AC current.
– Flexible Light
– Customizable
– Easy integration
– No heat points
– Impact resistance

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/16

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Printed Sensor Array for Helmets

Product Features
– Insert for helmets to record head impact.
– Silver printed electrodes, and printed sensors using pressure sensitive Graphine ink, which can measure impact up to 3,000 Newtons.
– Firmware developed to monitor the 64 sensors at a rate of 11,000 samples per second.
– Software developed providing real time display of sensor data which is communicated via USB.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/25

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Pressure sensor

Product Features
– Piezo resistive senso
– Piezoelectric sensor
– Continuous force sensor measurements
– Pressure variation measurements

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/22

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Antenae

roduct Features
– Antenae printing with the support of Leti for the design.
– RF id Tad
– Antena coupler
– NFC

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/23

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REMEDIES Smart Labels

Product Features
– Smart-packaging to contain, evaluate and transmit relevant information
– RFID smart label powered by a printed battery cell which records temperature and humidity.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/26

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Thin-film RFID and sensors for smart packaging

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Product Features Imperceptible thin-film RFID circuits. With unique identifier. Possibly with sensor functionality:
– RFID/NFC
– Sensors (e.g. open/closed, temperature threshold)
– Simple displays/signage

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/28

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Hybrid printed electronics

Product Features
– Plastic solar cells based on semiconducting polymers
– Flexible, lightweight, thin and easy to integrate
– Personalized designs
– Semitransparent modules for windows and facades
– Large scale roll-to-roll manufacturing
– Application in building and architectures, autonomous systems, consumer electronics.
– TCO based- PET/ITO film
– Transparent
– Lightweight
– Up to 30 connected modules

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/29

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Wearable/ Stretchable electronics

Product Features
– Plastic solar cells based on semiconducting polymers
– Flexible, lightweight, thin and easy to integrate
– Personalized designs
– Semitransparent modules for windows and facades
– Large scale roll-to-roll manufacturing
– Application in building and architectures, autonomous systems, consumer electronics.
– TCO based- PET/ITO film
– Transparent
– Lightweight
– Up to 30 connected modules

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/30

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In Mold Electronics

Product Features
– Functional plastic pieces combining printed electronics and plastic thermoforming and plastic injection.
– New functionalities embedded in plastic surface
– Innovative human-machine interfaces (HMI) with disruptive designs
– Integrated systems manufactured by large-scale & low cost industrial processes.
– Application in automotive interiors,white good appliances, structural monitoring.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/32

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Flexible multi-sensing platform

Product Features
– Multi-sensor platform
– Compatible with patch or wristband
– Sensing features:
– Temperature
– Activity (gyrometer, accelerometer, magnetometer)
– Gas sensors: for environnement monitoring
– Bio sensors: eg.: sweat detection
– Actual electronic board: 1,5 x 3cm
– Bluetooth low energy communication
– System compatible with different energy harvesting sources and selected sensors
Added Value
– Environmental monitoring
– Physiological monitoring
– Wearable
– More flexible
– Conformable

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/38

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ECG Patch

Product Features
– High performance health patch device using Holst Centre electrode technology
– Suitable for long-term wear throughoptimized materials and design

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/14

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Smart Blister

Thin foil smart blister to create intelligent tablet packaging that actively helps people control its daily medication. Smart blister printed electronics technology for high-volume pharmaceutical applications.Thin foil smart blister to create intelligent tablet packaging that actively helps people control its daily medication. Smart blister printed electronics technology for high-volume pharmaceutical applications.
Product Features:
– Medicine intake monitoring
– Conductive tracks detect the opening of pills capsules
– Mobile app with specific alarms and warnings, connection to cloud and communication with caregivers
– Validated industrial manufacturing process, large preseries, specific designs.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/15

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Wereables

Soft-electronics. Design and integration of technology into textile fabrics for interactive and functional properties for applications within health, sport and “fashion”. Conceptual design for prototyping solutions and functional fabrics through smart textiles, ergonomics and aesthetics.
Product Features:
– Safety and style in garments by utilizing printed active light technology
– Interactive T-shirt with capacitive sensors and hybridized LEDS to play with it and stimulate the memory at the same time
– Motion capture sleeve with strain gauge sensors connected to an avatar. It is for patients with cognitive and physical rehabilitation need and designed to be used at home
– Wireless insole for gait analysis based on pressure and inertial sensors.

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/17

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Overmoulded full colour LED matrix

Customized fully controllable LED matrix display, signage and lighting module. The flexible elements can be connected to create large area systems
Product Features:
– The control IC is integrated in each LED
– Full colour and intensity control of 64 LEDs
– Setting each LED as you wish to scroll text messages, other images.
– Backplane foil
– Screen printed Ag conductive traces on PET.
– 64 LED chip (5mm x 5mm) bonded using ICA.
– Injection molding process
– Injection molded using thermoplastic material.
– Diffusive lens structure to reduce LEDhot spots.
– Operating voltage: 3-5 V
– Max. current consumption: 1-2 A
– Overall dimensions: 15 cm x 15 cm x 2 cm.
– Weight: 50 grams

Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/6

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Elastomer integrated Bluetooth sensor node

Wireless overmolded sensor for buildings, wearable, environmental applications
Product Features:
Wireless communication – BTLE
– Sensors: Temperature, Movement
– User Interface: Indicator LED
– Encapsulated structure
– Product Manufacturing
– Roll to roll printedsilverconductors on PET foil
– Roll to roll pick and place assembly
– Overmolding with TPU elastomer (injection molding)
– Product Complements
– Overmolded flex battery
– Wireless charging

Category / domain: Smart Cities
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/12

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BioFuelCell – Iontophoretics for cosmetics applications

Health patches for cosmetics by utilizing iontophoretic methods.
Product Features:
– Roll-to-Roll manufacturing
– Battery Principle: Enzyme-catalysed fuel cells are power sources capable of transforming the chemical energy of the fuel directly into electrical energy via electrochemical reactions.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/18

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Near Field Communication (NFC) for Wireless Data and Charging

Product Features
– Value proposition: Convenient wire-free charging of portable and wearable devices.
– Competitive edge: Compliance of charging system with NFC standard, being adopted by the leading smart phone vendors.
– Development phase: Proof of concept for NFC-compliant charging system for portable and wearable devices.
– IPstatus: FI20135834.
– Offering: Feasibility studies, application demonstrators.
– R&D infrastructure: Design,simulation, prototyping and testing facilities

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/19

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Printed Speaker/Actuators

Product Features:
– Printed and pakaged speakers
– PVDF
– Multilayers

Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/24

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Project ORIGAMO – OveRnIGht Asthma Monitoring

Specifications
Utilising ItoM’s innovative surface-ElectroMyoGraphy (sEMG) technology when attached to a flexible printed circuit connected to the patient via a “smart vest”
Product Features
– Monitoring of asthmatic children at night
– Ease of use
– Comfortable to wear
– Washable for multiple use
Centre for Process Innovation’s technical capabilities will ensure a working demonstrator of the device is available for testing. These facilities include screen printing with a high level of experience in electronics to substrate attaching technologies for wearable electronics and potential to scale-up to pilot manufacture. While Blumorpho will support the complex business needs for the legislative requirements and routes into the medical device market, developing a strong value proposition for the device across many EU healthcare systems. The final goal of the solution developed in the ORIGAMO project is to empower all the children with uncontrolled asthma worldwide to take control of their disease and create a better life for themselves and their parents. Due to ORIGAMO and with the help of SmartEEs, a working prototype will be a big step forward towards this goal.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/41

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Disposable rapid diagnostics

Product Features
Personal health solutions for home use:
– Measures from body fluids (serum, sweat, saliva) sample by disposable Lab-on-chip, which is Roll-to-Roll manufactured
– Mobile phone or Read-out unit for measurement, connectivity and user interface. Optical measurement and analysis.
– Collects data to cloud service

Category / domain: Smart Health
Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/10

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Fitness Shirt

Product Features
– ECG + bioZ +movement monitoring
– Stretchable inks on stretchable substrates for electrodes

Web: https://smartees-app-4f87d.firebaseapp.com/technology/31

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Automatic synthesis of FPGA-based smart-sensors

The solution allows the dynamic reconfiguration of the FPGAs (of the SSAs) using the remote (cloud) automatic synthesis service, which allows practically unlimited possibilities of their adaptation. Benefits include:
• Effective management of SSAs in the network including. Today, each SSA in the network must be connected to the computer to configure its built-in FPGA. With our solution, each SSA can send information to the network and automatically receives the necessary configuration of the FPGA, be it during installation, changing functions, upgrading or optimization.
• Scalability. Some CPS systems may involve hundreds or thousands or SSAs loading the configuration code into the FPGA of the SSA is tedious and complicated. Moreover, changing functions or even adjusting operating parameters may require FPGA reconfiguration, making current systems rigid and unsuitable for modernization or reprofiling.
• New network properties such as flexibility and adaptability. Our solution replaces the execution from the human to a network that operates autonomously. The can be implemented at the level of hardware (adaptive hardware) and at the level of software (using our solution).

Category / domain: Sensors
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/42/automatic-synthesis-of-fpga-based-smart-sensors/

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Modular platform for industrial control, automation and servitization

We have developed a modular software and hardware platform for industrial control to connect machines to the cloud. Advantages of the hardware platform include: • Low cost hardware • Modular hardware design, i.e. customizable in terms of interface, input/output connections, functionality, etc.
Technical specifications (Hardware) include: • Single Board Computer • Standard bus protocols (i2c, spi, can) • Carrier board connects SBC to Mini-boards (to extend functionality) • Possibility of real-time field control on the same platform, offering real time capable co-processors
Coupled to this, the platform includes a software environment for cloud-based services. Advantages of the software environment include: • Connection to the cloud allows remote services, e.g. maintenance, upgrades, real-time control via tablet, etc. This reduces time and costs of maintenance and downtime • Easier and cheaper to code (software can be developed and maintained by a wider range of developers worldwide) • Faster development, deployment and upgrade of the machines (not depending on supplier’s release cycles) • More Security • Easier to integrate, by providing API for easy integration to ERPs, Operation control, Business intelligence, etc. • Servitization of manufacturing offering new possibilities
Technical specifications (Software) include: • Linux development environment (RT-Linux deployment environment) • Exporting common *nix automation tools to the field (programming languages, command line, networking tools, web interfaces) • Python software framework to integrate hardware devices (components)
The platform is suitable for both new and existing machines (retrofitting). Working prototypes are available.

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/37/modular-platform-for-industrial-control-automation-and-servitization/

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Microsystems development for IoT, CPS, and more

We offer Micropackaging and Assembly Technologies that are suitable for packaging of, e.g., photonic Chips, MOEMS, microfluidics. Applications are in the field of Internet of Things, Cyber physical Systems, or any Kind of miniaturised Systems.

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing, Sensors
Provider: microTEC Gesellschaft für Mikrotechnologie mbH
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/36/microsystems-development-for-iot-cps-and-more/

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Attention Management for Mobile Apps

The Mobile Attention Management solutions is application oblivious. As a user goes about her daily routine, our module senses the context (e.g. location, physical activity, time of day, etc.) and finds moments when a user is likely to click on a delivered notification and manages notification delivery accordingly. The feedback on the reaction (i.e. clicked or not) is used to refine the underlying models, so in future our module makes more accurate predictions. More info at: https://bitbucket.org/veljkop/intelligenttrigger

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Faculty of Computer and Information Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/35/attention-management-for-mobile-apps/

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Efficient data allocation for Non-Volatile Memory

The French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and Inria jointly developed a complier-based approach to perform static analysis of program control flow graphs, and provide data mappings on non-volatile memory banks. The outcome is a drastically reduced dynamic energy consumption from efficient data allocation for Non-volatile Memory (NVM).
The approach has been validated analytically on a benchmark suite and up to 80% memory energy reduction has been shown, compared to usual data allocation approach (publication available upon request). The conducted experiments were based on NVM read/write energy models obtained from the existing related literature. Our solution can be exploited by using the static analysis in order to determine the lifetime of program variables, based on which the data to be stored in those variables will be efficiently allocated to NVM memory.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing, Sensors
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/34/efficient-data-allocation-for-non-volatile-memory/

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Innovative, custom-made sensing technologies for Industry 4.0 and Smart Cities applications

The University of Salento (Lecce, Italy) and its spin-off company MoniTech Srl possess comprehensive know-how in the design and development of sensing technologies for a variety of purposes: from industrial applications (Industry 4.0) to civil/environmental monitoring (Smart buildings and smart cities applications). Most of the technologies developed by this team rely on electromagnetic measurement techniques, an area in which the “Laboratory of Electric and Electronic Measurements” of the University of Salento and MoniTech have gained extensive experience in the last twenty years. Not only does the team propose custom-made technologies, consulting services and research activities, but it is also seeks engagement and partnership into collaborative research programs. The developed sensing systems include: -Sensing technologies for smart buildings and smart-cities oriented applications -Technologies for smart/remote metering/monitoring -Leak localization in underground water and sewer pipes -Design and development of low-consumption electronic circuitry for process automation and remote monitoring -Innovative monitoring technologies for tracking and tracing of leather product throughout the production chain (from tannery to the end user) -Sensing systems for monitoring qualitative and quantitative parameters in industrial processes.

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing, Sensors, Smart Cities
Provider: University of Salento
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/33/innovative-custom-made-sensing-technologies-for-industry-40-and-smart-cities-applications/

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Open Source Compiler Experts

Embecosm provides services developing free and open source (F/OSS) compiler tool chains and processor modeling. The architectures for which we develop compilers range from the smallest deeply embedded processors to the largest high performance computer systems. Among other tools, we support GCC, LLVM, Verilator and System C.
Our specialties include machine learning compilers, super optimization, security enhanced compilers and compilers optimized to generate energy efficient code.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/28/open-source-compiler-experts/

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Application-specific memory subsystem design

We have developed an optimization method that automatically synthesizing the architecture of a heterogeneous memory subsystem that requires minimal power (energy) while meeting the application’s performance requirements (thereby avoiding costly caches and run-time cache line replacement strategies).
By mapping software code and data to a set of dedicated memories, these memories can selectively be switched to low-power modes as much as possible. A tool set takes optimization results and implements them in the software code automatically (e.g. mangling of addresses, adding instructions for memory power mode switching).
Prototype tools in lab environment have successfully been applied to benchmark suites but not on real applications in the field.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: University of Stuttgart
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/27/application-specific-memory-subsystem-design/

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Automatic linking of food composition and food consumption data

The invention is a computer-based methodology for linking food composition data with food consumption data (using NLP). It has been tested on food composition and food consumption data described by FoodEx2. The approach is applicable for other types of food-related data (e.g. food waste) as well as for other classification and description systems (e.g. LanguaL).

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Jožef Stefan Institute
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/25/automatic-linking-of-food-composition-and-food-consumption-data/

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AI/SW/HW co-design and optimisation

We provide highly effective co-design and optimization of innovative products across the full AI/SW/HW stack in terms of of speed, accuracy, energy, size, complexity, costs and other metrics. We pioneered a unique workflow technology to solve above problems and automatically assemble (co-design) the most efficient algorithm/software/hardware stacks from continuously optimized Collective Knowledge components (models, dataset,s algorithms, frameworks, libraries, compilers) for emerging customer workloads (AI,ML,quantum) in terms of speed, accuracy, energy, resilience and costs from cloud to edge.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: dividiti / cTuning foundation
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/23/aiswhw-co-design-and-optimisation/

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Image Processing Platform

Sundance is developing “Starter Kits” that will enable low-power development platforms with control, measurement and vision to ultimately control robots (part of EU-H2020 project www.tulipp.eu). We will use this technology ourselves in the EU-H2020 project – www.vinescout.eu – to produce a autonomous solution for vineyards.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: Sundance Multiprocessor Technology Ltd
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/22/image-processing-platform/

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Robot programming tool for production lines

The invention is a task-teaching tool that greatly simplifies the programming process of robots in such a way that little technical expertise is necessary.
The tool supports intuitive teaching methods including kinesthetic feedback. With motion controllers, a guarantee for life-long learning and resilience can be provided by relying on algorithmic mechanisms that offer robustness even in rough working conditions (online adaptation to payload).

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: Technical University of Munich (TUM)
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/20/robot-programming-tool-for-production-lines/

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Human localization system in manufacturing lines

The invention is a human localization system, consisting of various sensor technologies, including vision (point-cloud and 2D), LIDARs, and touch sensors. Analysis is performed by several algorithmic techniques, such as probabilistic methods (Bayesian filtering), neural techniques (e.g. convolutional networks), and nonlinear observers.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Sensors
Provider: Technical University of Munich (TUM)
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/19/human-localization-system-in-manufacturing-lines/

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FPGA acceleration

Many companies may have very big datasets that need to be processed and computed. Delft University of Technology-the computer engineering lab has developed several methods for implementing hardware-based accelerators on FPGA in different fields such as oil exploration and genome sequencing.

Category / domain: Smart Health
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/11/fpga-acceleration/

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Quality-of-Service Resource Management Diagnostics

GreenOS is a software that is installed on the operating system (run-time operation) that automatically allocates computing resources efficiently. Key advantages include energy savings (>30%) and simple implementation. It has been tested on ARM multicore systems.
Comparison with other methods:
– Dynamic Voltage-Frequency Scaling provides limited amount of energy savings
– Turbo-Boosting (Extending idle periods) has higher power consumption during active phase due to higher frequency and voltage
– Multicore Processor Heterogeneity maintains constant performance and therefore offers limited savings in energy

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/10/quality-of-service-resource-management-diagnostics/

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Low-Power WAN Wireless Sensor Networks

The IT4Innovations at VSB-Technical University of Ostrava brings comprehensive experience especially in IoT networks and big-data analytics. IT4I offers these technologies, together with services and training, to industry clients to help them in fast prototyping, simulations and optimization of complex HW/SW systems in various domains especially where Low-Power WAN Wireless Sensor Networks are applied.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: VSB – Technical University of Ostrava, IT4Innovations
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/9/low-power-wan-wireless-sensor-networks/

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Automated design and optimization of common and approximate digital circuits

Our expertise is in an automated design of highly optimized digital circuits such as arithmetic circuits, signal processing primitives, image operators, cryptography relevant functions, etc. The methodology is based on efficient parallel implementations of multi-objective evolutionary algorithms such as genetic programming. We are capable of developing not only optimized exact implementations of these circuits but also their approximate implementations. High-quality trade-offs among the error, power consumption and other electrical parameters are routinely obtained in the so-called functional approximation scenario. A library of approximate arithmetic circuits is available online http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/research/groups/ehw/approxlib/

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: Brno University of Technology
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/7/automated-design-and-optimization-of-common-and-approximate-digital-circuits/

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Multipurpose sensing technology based on functionally integrated micro flexures

AMG Technology Ltd offers a technology for prototyping of silicon MEMS devices suitable for in-situ measurement of multiple parameters. Devices comprise plurality of functional integrated micro flexures with sidewall embedded piezo resistors, each selectively responding to a targeted parameter. By means of detecting of single nm displacements, the miniaturized multi-sensing devices can be applied in various domains ranging from top performing analytical equipment and nanotechnologies, to monitoring large objects like industrial equipment, structural health monitoring, smart buildings, etc.
Besides very high performance, the envisaged technology enables very competitive overall cost of entire measuring/monitoring systems.

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics), Sensors , Smart Cities
Provider: AMG Technology Ltd
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/6/multipurpose-sensing-technology-based-on-functionally-integrated-micro-flexures/

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Heterogeneous computing platforms

TUT has combined programmable processors and Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Arrays (CGRA) for heterogeneous platforms, where tailored CGRAs are accelerating the computation on the platform. The processor(s) and CGRAs are interconnected by a proprietary Network-on-Chip, and the CGRA nodes are equipped with DMA devices to take care of the data transfer between external memories and the processing units. The processor(s) on the platform are also developed by the TUT group (COFFEE RISC processor), but it is straightforward to replace them by other similar cores, such as RISC-V or MIPS cores.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: Tampere University of Technology
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/5/heterogeneous-computing-platforms/

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Coarse-Grained Reconfigurable Arrays (CGRA)

TUT has developed several generations of reconfigurable arrays. The latest ones are template architectures, to be instantiated in different dimensionality (e.g. 4×4, 8×4, 8×8, 8×9, 16×4, …) and with different functionality and interconnect networks. The processing elements (PEs) of the arrays are capable to perform 32-bit fixed-point or floating-point operations. The execution on the array is controlled by configuration memories, where one or several contexts can be uploaded by a host processor. The contexts define the “data flow graph” that the array is implementing, i.e., the functions of the PEs and how they are interconnected. The benefit of CGRAs compared to FPGA is that the reconfiguration time is very short, as the number of controllable elements is small. Also the design can be done on high level, as word-level arithmetic is used. The latter feature can also be exploited by using the CGRA architecture as an overlay on top of an FPGA. CGRAs can also be integrated on ASIC to gain full benefit of their application-specific nature.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: Tampere University of Technology
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/4/coarse-grained-reconfigurable-arrays-cgra/

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Fault-tolerant many-core architectures

Department of Computer Systems of TallinnTech (TTÜ) has comprehensive and long term experience on developing fault tolerant architectures, reliability, test and DfT solutions. These technologies have been successfully applied by different companies and in different application domains. We are ready to work with any company looking for solutions in these domains. Especially in
– Aging and rejuvenation in nanometer technologies
– Hardware security in on-chip networks
– Dependability, test and fault management for many-core systems
– Many-core based mixed criticality systems
– Hardware/software co-simulation of cyber-physical systems
– Embedded test instruments for digital systems (cooperation: Testonica Lab OÜ)
– Algorithms, sensors and signal processing in biomedical applications
– Diagnostic test generation and microprocessor testing
– Multi-aspect verification of computing systems

Category / domain: Autonomous Systems (Vehicles, Robotics)
Provider: Tallinn University of Technology
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/3/fault-tolerant-many-core-architectures/

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Fast System-on-Chip simulation and Virtual Prototyping

The ICE institute at RWTH Aachen has comprehensive experience and technologies for ultra-high speed simulation of embedded processors and multicore hardware platforms, based on advanced instruction set simulators and parallel SystemC simulation engines. ICE offers these technologies, together with services and training, to industry clients to help them in fast virtual prototyping, multi-domain simulation, and performance/power optimization of complex HW/SW systems in application domains like wireless communications and automotive electronics.

Category / domain: Low Energy Computing
Provider: RWTH Aachen
E-mail:
Web: https://www.tetramax.eu/brokerage/tech-offers/1/fast-system-on-chip-simulation-and-virtual-prototyping/

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Modelling

Development of methods and software for patient specific modeling of blood flow and plaque growth – integrating clinical recording with computer modeling into a multilevel computer system for practical implementations.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: center for bio-engineering BIOIRC
E-mail: Marija Gacic
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=596

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Engineering & Design

innovative design and prototyping of innovative solutions

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: e-Novia S.p.A.
E-mail: Federico Moro
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=671

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Affective computing research

RTU offers research and implementation of various affective (i.e. emotional state and mood-related) computing methods to adapt and impact user’s emotional state

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Riga Technical University
E-mail: Egons Lavendelis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=555

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Demo-Farm

The demo-farm, besides being a great tool for communication and dissemination activities, it is firstly a technological support to all the actors of the agrifood sector. Through the demo-farm, end users, researchers and technology providers can have access to a wide range of trainings and knowledge sharing activities, with the final goal to provide the service users with greater technical knowledge and expertise.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: BioSense Institute
E-mail: Ana Ajduković
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=6

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Manufacturing knowledge modelling

Analysis of plant and production cycles to structure the information to be digitalized and stored

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: Politecnico di Torino
E-mail: Giulia Bruno
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=425

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Acqua Virtuosa System: Smart data for improving land and water management

“Acqua Virtuosa” system: a performance management simulation for purposes of classifying , defining roles and monitoring levels of humidity in the soil. The associated dashboard can make analysis related to water sources supply in different fields, it can do a forecast analysis about water availability in future days. So the system calculates seasonal water flow and variability by foreseeing flow based on crops.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Sis.Ter srl
E-mail: Edoardo Vigo
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=319

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Healthcare API

Our core API streamlines and secures different sources of health data in a single point for further application in hospitals and individual medicine. Currently, patient documentation is stored in different formats and systems: not aligned, not secured during transmission, and often not available when needed. Our solution, based on latest technology, focuses on channeling data from medical devices, diagnoses, test results and all different kind of the patient’s health information to the right medical person, required to have that information for taking care of the patient in the best way possible.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Niucare
E-mail: Laurent Schüller
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=291

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Roll-to-roll pick and place for MEMs

Batch and roll to roll capability of IC attachment on flexible substrates

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Centre for Process Innovation
E-mail: Sandy Gunn
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=43

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Embedded hardware design

Smart sensors design and LoRa communications

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: University of Novi Sad, Technical Faculty “Mihajlo Pupin”
E-mail: Dejan Lacmanovic
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=571

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Automated meter reading maintenance activities

AMR assets maintenance and monitoring

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Dinapsis Operation & Lab
E-mail: Simón José Pulido Leboeuf
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=275

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Biocompatibility

Research and testing of biocompatibility of all kind of materials with the help of in-vitro and in-chemico methods.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: OFI Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik
E-mail: Gabriele Ettenberger-Bornberg
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=328

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Advanced cooling devices

Advanced cooling devices based on the Corona Discharge Effect for electronic systems within sectors such as aeronautics, aerospace or industry environments 4.0.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: CEDRION CONSULTORÍA TÉCNICA E INGENIERÍA SL
E-mail: HÉCTOR PUAGO MARTÍNEZ
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=309

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Open LoRaWAN services for smart IoT agriculture activities

For the purpose of experimenting in IoT metering actions for smart cities, and agriculture, our team supports an open access LoRaWAN network (gateways and server) deployed in the prefecture of Ioannina, Greece.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Laboratory team of Distributed Microcomputer systems, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Ioannina
E-mail: Sotirios Kontogiannis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=315

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Real Time Control of Water Networks

Real Time Control using SCADA interfaces

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Dinapsis Operation & Lab
E-mail: Simón José Pulido Leboeuf
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=271

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Predictive diagnostic

Advanced system analytics to extend facility life cycle by earl fault detection and prediction

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: Dyrecta Lab
E-mail: Angelo Galiano
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=611

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Controlled environment agriculture

Development of methods, systems and techniques for crop production in controlled environments

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Agricultural University of Athens, Lab of Farm Structures
E-mail: Thomas Bartzanas
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=606

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Blockchain solution development

Define blockchain strategy and design solution that encompasses people, processes, operating model and technology fit for defined scenario

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Decentralizers
E-mail: Bojan Panjevic
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=339

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Design of smart wearable biopotential acquisition systems

Definition of the requirements and design of innovative, miniaturized 1) detection systems (electrodes), 2) conditioning, and 3) acquisition systems for bio-potentials. LISiN has a leading position in the design of wearable systems for surface EMG.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Politecnico di Torino – Department of Electronics and Telecommunications – Laboratory for Engineering of Neuromuscular System (LISiN)
E-mail: Marco Gazzoni
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=345

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Vinemap drone maps

Service for collecting and processing vineyard data into analyses and models for decision making.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Vingineers
E-mail: Alan Ames
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=359

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developing and regulatory of and for patient monitoring devices

hands on consulting in development and regulatory of patient monitoring devices, also own projects

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Emka-Medical GmbH
E-mail: Raymond Glocker
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=557

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Integrated Care Solutions

The Institute of Computer Science of FORTH, through its participation in several European R&D projects, has developed the “Integrated Care Solutions” (ICS) software suite. ICS is a series of IT services and applications to support (i) patient management within a healthcare facility, (ii) nursing and medical applications, (iii) integrated primary health care, (iv) picture archiving and communication, (v) pre-hospital emergency care, (vi) access to integrated electronic health record information, (vii) welfare, as well as (viii) applications for the Citizen. Currently ICS encompasses more than 100 commercial products. Today, several healthcare units in Greece have incorporated in their daily operation the majority of the ICS eHealth applications that exchange data with several third party applications to support coordinated care. A complete list is available at http://www.ics.forth.gr/ceha/index_main.php?l=e&c=664

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Institute of Computer Science
E-mail: Dimitrios G. Katehakis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=91

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Medical Imaging PACS

We have PACScenter incorporates a complete set of tools for medical imaging, including a full PACS and several\nspecific DICOM-based applications.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: BMD software
E-mail: Luis Bastião Silva
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=87

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Asset CAPEX renewal multicriteria planning

Multi-Criteria water cycle asset infrastructure planning assistance

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Dinapsis Operation & Lab
E-mail: Simón José Pulido Leboeuf
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=273

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Setting up agricultural test sites

We have technology, knowledge and partners for setting up and maintaining various test sites for research in agriculture.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Binaria d.o.o.
E-mail: Tomislav Pokrajčić
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=591

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Health tracking through wearables like smartwatches or wristbands

By analysing raw data collected by wearables like smartwatches (independent or connected watches) or wristbands (mass-market bracelets but also specific ones), we obtain information about the health status of the patient. It can be used in very different scenarios, for instance detecting epilepsy risks, following the patient’s recovery after a surgery, adapting fitness bracelets for elderly people, or detecting stress and burn-out patterns. A good exemple could be our Recover@home project, http://tam.unige.ch/projects/recoverathome/

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: University of Geneva
E-mail: Panagiotis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=198

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Bioengineering

Artificial sensing and artificial muscles, Chemical biosensing, Microfabrication techniques, Wearable technologies

Category / domain: Digital Manufacturing
Provider: Research Center E. Piaggio
E-mail: Alessandro Tognetti
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=574

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PA4ALL Living Lab

The Living Lab for precision agriculture has been developed by BioSense in close interaction with farmers and the agrifood sector and it’s a meeting place for all the relevant stakeholders. It is the first living laboratory in Serbia and the first in Europe for precision agriculture. PA4ALL takes full advantage of inter-sectoral cross-fertilization of ideas and offer possibilities to test ideas and prototypes in the real world setting. For farmers and the agrifood sector, the PA4ALL can provide affordable and easy to use solutions that can increase productivity and profitability. As well as, an open innovation environment where the requirements can be incorporated into cutting edge, multi-disciplinary research and be rapidly transform into solutions fitting their needs

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: BioSense Institute
E-mail: Ana Ajduković
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=10

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Implementation of a prototype Beehive Security system funded by PoC – Patras Science Park

The proposed system (Incident Response Beekeeping Safety system- IRBS) is an incidents and early warnings system focusing on safety and the assessment of honeybee conditions. The IRBS system includes safety monitoring mechanisms of the beehive conditions, using low energy and cost sensors and transponders placed on the beehives. Low power and long range wireless communication protocols collect data from each beehive and transmit them periodically to the IRBS cloud services. Security algorithms and proposed communication protocols of the IRBS system, alert the apiarist on events, collect sensory data and use data mining techniques to decode and evaluate the type of threats or incidents. Incidents are then presented to the apiarist through apropriate IRBS mobile phone application.

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: Laboratory team of Distributed Microcomputer systems, Dept. of Mathematics, University of Ioannina
E-mail: Sotirios Kontogiannis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=314

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Ultrasounds to localise patients

We develop an ultrasound system able to detect persons in a room and to recognise whether they are moving or not. The technology is currently developed for a specific use-case (heating), as visible at http://tam.unige.ch/projects/smartheat/, and we would like to adapt it to detect, count and check up on patients.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: University of Geneva
E-mail: Panagiotis
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=194

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IOTEC

Through the Interreg PocTep project IOTEC (Development of Technological Capacities around the Industrial Application of Internet of Things) we offer technological diagnostics to SMEs to assist them in the development of new products and services based on IoT (in the case of ICT SMEs) and in the adoption of IoT technologies in their internal processes (in the case of industrial SMEs).

Category / domain: Agrifood
Provider: University of Salamanca – BISITE Research Group
E-mail: Javier Prieto
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=32

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Kinetikos DSS

Advise on body-worn motion sensors, web-based platform for clinical decision support, motion data analysis.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Kinetikos
E-mail: Vanda Carvalho
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=376

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Neoborn screening

NeoScreen is a multi-language comprehensive platform for diagnostic and management in Newborn Screening programs. It was designed to provide a central hub for parents and for diagnostic laboratories, providing longitudinal record and administrative auditing.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: BMD software
E-mail: Luis Bastião Silva
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=88

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Atomic Layer Deposition

Molecular scale coatings for barrier or functional layers within stacked devices. Gen2 or roll-to-roll scale devices on flexible substrates

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Centre for Process Innovation
E-mail: Sandy Gunn
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=38

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Super-stable impulse generator producing extremely low jitter

Impulse generator with extremely high stability and wide frequency range. It is implemented in two modifications: supporting NIM signal output and supporting LVTTL signal output (therefore it is possible to use them together with Event timers). Generator period stability in range up to 25000 ns is smaller than 1 ps (RMS). For wider ranges the reference signal is needed. Generator applications include measurement system testing (e.g. Event timers), calibration etc.

Category / domain: Smart Health
Provider: Institute of Electronics and Computer Science
E-mail: EDI
Web: https://diatomic.eu/DiatomicPortal/#/app-h/services?serviceId=633

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