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Project list - main financier: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The overall goal of ACICS is to provide models, methods and tools that facilitate a substantial increase of dependability of cloud-based platforms for ICPS applications, with respect to consistency, security and interoperability of data, timing predictability of using shared virtual resources, together with a framework of guaranteeing QoS enforcement by formal analysis and verification.


    Project manager at MDH: Cristina Seceleanu

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Ericsson, Volvo Group Trucks Operation

  • Automation Region Research Academy (ARRAY) is an industrial postgraduate school at MDH in a close collaboration with several of the world’s foremost companies in automation and robotics. ARRAY contributes to increased competence and development in scientific areas that are of strategic relevance to Swedish industry.


    Project manager at MDH: Thomas Nolte

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, ABB, Alten Sverige, Bombardier Transportation, First Control Systems, Kanthal, Mälardalen Industrial Technology Center (MITC), Skanska, Volvo Construction Equipment, Automation Region, Robotdalen

  • The funding covers development of new advanced courses in year 4 and 5 using modern teaching theories for deeper learning and the development of an arrangement to provide students with research experience from real university led research projects.


    Project manager at MDH: Håkan Forsberg

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Bombardier Transportation, Saab, Avionics Systems, Unibap, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The objective of the research project is to understand how manufacturing companies, under certain production strategic contexts, can enhance explorative work in an organized manner at the Fuzzy Font‐end of production system development, in order to realize innovative production systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Yuji Yamamoto

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Car, AQ Component Västerås, AQ Segerström & Svensson

  • This project has the aim to develop an alternative computer mouse for disabled persons.


    Project manager at MDH: Maria Lindén

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The objective of the ARC project is to develop a set of flexible (i.e., online/blended) and modular courses on “Industrial Cybersecurity” (ICS) and "Augmented Reality for Industrial Systems" (ARIS), from introduction to advanced levels.


    Project manager at MDH: Francesco Flammini

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • In A-CPS, we aim at providing a model-based framework for introducing automation in the software development of high-performance vehicular systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Alessio Bucaioni

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, Volvo Trucks, University of L’Aquila

  • The purpose of the COPE-project is to increase knowledge on how the Swedish manufacturing industry can preserve and strengthen its’ role as core plant with undiminished competitive capabilities, in order to compete with excellence.


    Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • Co-digestion of Sewage sludge and Microalgae


    Project manager at MDH: Eva Thorin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • CogTrack will measure both EEG and ocular signals while volunteers are playing a complex dynamic virtual game. The aim is twofold: 1) develop a platform for real-time tracking of the intensity and locus of WM and attention and 2) by capitalizing on the developed platform, CogTrack aims to investigate common cognitive and physiological correlates of substance abuse.


    Project manager at MDH: Elaine Åstrand

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Kontigo Care, Smart Eye

  • The aim of SOFCO is to develop a concept for the office of the future that promotes a healthy working life and lifestyle as well as contributes to sustainable development.


    Project manager at MDH: Katarina Bälter

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation, Synergi

    Co-financing: MDH

    Collaboration partners: NCC Property Development, Castellum, Helio, Naava, GoToWork, Tenant and Partner, Matters Group, Stargo, COOR

  • The project focuses on physiological parameters that are crucial for detecting exacerbation and life-threatening events, but are currently not measured for COPD patients outside of hospitals.


    Project manager at MDH: Ivan Tomasic

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • CAMI builds upon and move beyond the current state of the art of technologies to support rich human-computer interaction, intelligent context management, environment perception and reactive behavior.


    Project manager at MDH: Dag Nyström

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Alten Sverige, Ericsson, Mimer Information Technology

  • In the DIAGNOSIS project we propose an advanced approach for powerplant performance simulation, diagnostic analysis and decision-making.


    Project manager at MDH: Konstantinos Kyprianidis

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Co-financing: Siemens, SAAB

    Collaboration partners: Siemens, SAAB

  • The aim of the project is increasing the software development efficiency and quality by applying service-oriented and component-based approaches.


    Project manager at MDH: Ivica Crnkovic

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Ericsson Nikola Tesla, University of Zagreb Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing

  • The ultimate goal of the DPAC profile is to establish a nationally leading and internationally renowned research centre that facilitate close cooperation between academia and industry to achieve a significant increase in research and available knowhow on advanced dependable platforms for embedded systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Kristina Lundqvist

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Control Technologies, ABB Corporate Research, Alten Sverige, Arcticus Systems, Bombardier Transportation, Enea, Ericsson, Saab, Avionics Systems, Sensair, Unibap, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • The aim of the project is to produce energy in a cleaner and more efficient way.


    Project manager at MDH: Ioanna Aslanidou

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: First Control, Bestwood, ESEM, ENAE

  • DeepMaker aims to provide a framework to generate synthesizable accelerators of Deep Neural Networks (DNNs) that can be used for different FPGA fabrics.


    Project manager at MDH: Masoud Daneshtalab

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Saab, Avionics Systems, Unibap

  • The project aims to make a fundamental change of the existing two-year master program Innovation and design.


    Project manager at MDH: Yvonne Eriksson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Eskilstuna Elektronikpartner, Eskilstuna Fabriksförening, Leax, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • With this project MDH and partners will develop a computational tool that will predict the heat transfer by boiling in a system.


    Project manager at MDH: Rebei Bel Fdhila

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Hitachi ABB Power Grids, Westinghouse Electric

  • In this project Mälardalen Real-Time research Centre (MRTC) cooperates with Arcticus Systems AB & BAE Systems Hägglunds to define a model based approach through component based technolgy for distributed embedded systems that lends itself to analysis and synthesis.


    Project manager at MDH: Jukka Mäki-Turja

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, BAE Systems

  • The aim of this project is to investigate the challenges and communication needs of a safe and efficient integration of the platoon into a broader C-ITS context. The first step is to study the application to get a set of requirements considering both safety and fuel efficiency.


    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Alten Sverige, Scania, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • This project will contribute an efficient software solution for hardware design taking into account different objectives and requirements.


    Project manager at MDH: Ning Xiong

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Prevas, Voith

  • The project focuses on an integrated user-supplier approach when designing production equipment, implying preconditions for creating more sustainable production equipment than today contributing to the overall requirements of achieving sustainable and competitive production systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: AstraZeneca, lGoodtech Solutions, Siemens Business Systems, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Operation

  • The goal of the ESS-H profile is that academia and industry together achieve a significant increase in research in the area of embedded sensor systems for health performed at Mälardalen University and participating companies, and that ESS-H is established as a nationally leading and an internationally renowned research center for embedded sensor systems for health.


    Project manager at MDH: Maria Lindén

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Addiva, Cambio Healthcare Systems, DELTA, Giraff, JC Development, Medfield Diagnostics, Motion Control, Senseair, Quality Pharma

  • The objective of ESS-H+ is to leverage on the results of the KKS research profile Embedded Sensor Systems for Health (ESS-H) at Mälardalen University (MDH), through further development of the scientific excellenceand the international recognitionthat has been founded through ESS-H


    Project manager at MDH: Maria Lindén

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Avalon Innovation, Brighter, Camanio Care, Delphie, DELTA AB, JC Development, Motion Control, Nordic Electronic Partner, Qamcom, Senseair, Stille, Tjeders

  • The aim of the project is to explore the possibilities of increasing the prerequisites for innovation-oriented work as a part of lean-production, and further, support the industrial partners’ innovation capabilities as part of respectively lean production-system.


    Project manager at MDH: Peter E Johansson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Alfa Laval, Eskilstuna Elektronikpartner

  • The aim of the proposed research project is to enable practice-based innovation through development and use of innovation management tools which facilitate the emergence of learning-intensive work organisations, i.e. functioning as pedagogical tools.


    Project manager at MDH: Peter E Johansson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The main goal of FIESTA is to develop new solutions that provide scalable real-time performance, in the context of collaborative and adaptive distributed legacy systems, by utilizing resource efficient consolidation while ensuring non-functional properties of timing, safety and security.


    Project manager at MDH: Thomas Nolte

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, ABB Robotics, Arcticus Systems, Hitachi, Percepio, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • Syftet med projektet är att maximera synergier i big data, ny teknik och innovativ marknadsdesign för högre grad av flexibilitet i energisystem.


    Project manager at MDH: Jinyue Yan

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Amazon Web Services, Aroseken, Castellum Mitt, Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö, Hemsö Fastighets, Mälarenergi, Northvolt Labs, Rocklunda Fastigheter, Sala-Heby Energi

  • The project will carry out pilot feasibility of renewable energies integrated with energy storage into municipal, recreational, and industrial buildings.


    Project manager at MDH: Jinyue Yan

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Co-financing: Castellum, Eskilstuna Energi och Mijö, Flowocean, Mälarenergi, Nilar, Solkompaniet, Sweco

    Collaboration partners: Castellum, Eskilstuna Energi och Mijö, Flowocean, Mälarenergi, Nilar, Solkompaniet, Sweco, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Georgia Institute of Technology, Cardiff University, Imperial College, University of Victoria, Tianjin University, Sichuan University, Chongqing University

  • This project brings together world leading competence in modeling and model-transformation for predictable embedded systems (MDH), software-development tools for vehicular systems (Arcticus), and expertise in development of state-of-the-art functionality in vehicular architectures (Volvo Construction Equipment).


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • FlexiHealth focuses on designing novel mobility management protocols for IoT networks through enhancing the IoT architecture, enriching by the Fog computing concept.


    Project manager at MDH: Hossein Fotouhi

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Accellrate Mobile Infrastructure, Alten Sverige, OnDosis

  • The corporate graduate school Future-Proof Cities has a focus on sustainable urban development, and builds on a community dialogue about challenges for Swedish medium-sized towns – a community dialogue in which academia, in collaboration with the private sector and community planning, plays a central part in implementing solutions for sustainable development.


    Project manager at MDH: Eva Thorin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Co-financing: MDH, Dalarna University, Gävle University, together with the private sector

  • The purpose of the FuturE project is to give national as well as international students and professional practitioners an opportunity to benefit from the skills in MDH's strongest research profiles, by means of flexible web based courses.


    Project manager at MDH: Ann-Catrin Davis

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Bombardier Transportation, ENA Energi, Ericsson, Mälarenergi, OPSIS, Sala-Heby Energi, Scania, Volvo, Volvo Cars, Automation Region

  • The project aims to develop web-based advanced level courses within the research profiles Embedded Systems and Future Energy Center at Mälardalen University.


    Project manager at MDH: Monica Odlare

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The project investigates how safety in wireless communication can be guaranteed in spite of electromagnetic interference.


    Project manager at MDH: Mats Björkman

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: DELTA, Voith

  • The project Component Technology for Heavy Vehicles (HEAVE) is a three year project where MdH will cooperate with Volvo Construction Equipment (Eskilstuna) and CC-Systems (Uppsala/Västerås) in order to enable the use of modern Component Based Software Engineering (CBSE) techniques within the industrial segment of heavy vehicles.


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: CrossControl, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The overall goal of HERO is to provide a framework that enables development of optimized parallel software, automatic mapping of software to heterogeneous hardware platforms, and provision of automatic hardware acceleration for the developed software.


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Alten Sverige, Arcticus Systems, Enea, Unibap, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The aim of the project is to develop an intelligent system that can monitor and manage drivers’ level of inattention depending on psychological and behavioral conditions/status using different physiological sensor signals.


    Project manager at MDH: Shahina Begum

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • INNOFACTURE focuses on production innovation as a strategic solution to the future challenges of the manufacturing industry.


    Project manager at MDH: Anna Granlund

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Atlas Copco, Bombardier Transportation, Fuji Autotech, Leax, Scania, TPC Components, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Powertrain

  • From a scientific point of view, the ITS ESS-H graduate school will contribute to important application areas where the aims are to improve human health and minimize human suffering, and to provide reliable sensor systems for industrial use, also in safety-critical applications.


    Project manager at MDH: Mats Björkman

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Camanio Care, Infoflex Connect, Neldus Tech, Senseair, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, Volvo Group Trucks Operation, Westermo R&D, Wireless Peer-to-Peer

  • ITS-EASY is an industrial research school in Embedded Software and Systems, affiliated with the School of Innovation, Design and Engineering (IDT) at Mälardalen University (MDH), as an integrated part of the MDH strategic research area Embedded Systems (ES).


    Project manager at MDH: Kristina Lundqvist

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Addiva, Alten Sverige, Bombardier Transportation, CrossControl, Ericsson, Etteplan, Maximatecc, Motion Control, Saab, Sensair, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment, Xdin

  • This fellowship will open up the possibility of establishing strategic partnership for a long-term education program in the area of Cloud Computing as a part of Masters and PhD Program in Software Engineering.


    Project manager at MDH: Ivica Crnkovic

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB Corporate Research

  • Together we focus on a common commitment to improve energy production, distribution and use of energy.


    Project manager at MDH: Hailong Li

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: MDH, Högskolan i Gävle, Högskolan Dalarna, Gävle Energi, Direct Energy, Solarus, WSP, Climate Well, Borlänge Energi, Tunabyggen, Mälarenergi, Mimer, Repus, K-fastigheter, Eskilstuna Energi & Miljö, Byggpartner, Falu Energi & Vatten, Gavlegårdarna, Gavle fastigheter, Dala Energi

  • The research profile will focus on meeting future changes in energy systems by increasing and streamlining the share of renewable energy.


    Project manager at MDH: Jinyue Yan

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Co-financing: Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö, Mälarenergi, VafabMiljö, ABB, Aspholmen

    Collaboration partners: Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö, Mälarenergi, VafabMiljö, ABB, Aspholmen

  • Microalgae based activated sludge process integrated with co-digestion of algae and sludge


    Project manager at MDH: Eva Thorin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • With MINEStrA we aim at providing a system integration approach supporting early behavioural analysis and simulation based on executable models.


    Project manager at MDH: Antonio Cicchetti

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Bombardier Transportation, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • In MOMENTUM we provide methods to analyse and optimise industrial models, defined in the Unified Modeling Language (UML), in order to make them directly compilable to optimised executables without intermediate translations to conventional programming languages.


    Project manager at MDH: Federico Ciccozzi

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Alten Sverige, Saab, Avionics Systems

  • The project focuses on modeling and analyzing event-based asynchronous autonomous systems for safety assurance, performance evaluation, and optimization


    Project manager at MDH: Marjan Sirjani

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • We will improve the efficiency of the software-development process for embedded control systems with respect to: (1) development effort, (2) achieved software quality, and (3) hardware utilization.


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, CrossControl, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The aim of the proposed research project is to enable practice-based innovation through development and use of innovation management tools which facilitate the emergence of learning-intensive work organisations, i.e. functioning as pedagogical tools.


    Project manager at MDH: Peter E Johansson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Bombardier Transportation, Prevas

  • ORION will bring a holistic decision support system to manage the trade-off between functionality, time to market, cost, quality and risk to develop competitive software-intensive system using components and services.


    Project manager at MDH: Jan Carlson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Blekinge Institute of Technology, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden

  • The objective of the FeedInn-project is to develop systematic processes, work methods and management practices so as to better organise feedback loops that can strengthen capability in managing production innovation projects.


    Project manager at MDH: Koteshwar Chirumalla

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Bombardier Transportation, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • In this project we will investigate novel methods to preserve performance of a subsystem in the face of changes in other subsystems or even during larger changes of the software architecture.


    Project manager at MDH: Thomas Nolte

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Ericsson, Xdin

  • In this project we perform research on multicore embedded systems with a particular focus on issues related to timing and predictability in an industrial context.


    Project manager at MDH: Thomas Nolte

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB

  • In the Premium project, MDH offers tailor-made courses for tomorrow's industry.


    Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Alfa Laval, AnVa, ASSA ABLOY, Astra Zeneca, Bombardier, ESBE, Eskilstuna Fabriksförening, Fagerhult, GKN Driveline, Husqvarna Group, Industriföreningen Västra Mälardalen, Kablageproduktion, Kongsberg Automotive, Leax, Meritor, Mälardalen Industrial Technology Center (MITC), Qtech Group, Saab

  • The aim of this project is that cooperation between academia and industry will establish a national educational alternative with the aim of guaranteeing the supply of advanced skills for Swedish private enterprise.


    Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Industriföreningen Västra Mälardalen, Jönköping University, Alfa Laval, AnVa Tubes & Components, AstraZeneca, Eskilstuna Fabriksförening, GKN Driveline, Leax, Mälardalen Industrial Technology Center (MITC), Scania, Seco Tools, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • In this project, the consortium based on MDH, Saab, and Siemens will explore the use of learning systems and artificial intelligence combined with physics-based and expert-driven predictive tools for intelligent and automated decision support systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Konstantinos Kyprianidis

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Siemens, SAAB

  • Through the PROMPT project, we intend to establish a national training initiative with the goal of ensuring the supply of software-related advanced skills and innovation to Swedish industry.


    Project manager at MDH: Hans A Hansson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Addiva, Blekinge Institute of Technology, Bombardier Transportation, Chalmers University of Technology, Ericsson, Eskilstuna Elektronikpartner, Etteplan, Prevas, QTema, Saab, Scania, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, Svensk Elektronik, University of Gothenburg, Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • Through the PROMPT project, we intend to establish a national training initiative with the goal of ensuring the supply of software-related advanced skills and innovation to Swedish industry.


    Project manager at MDH: Hans A Hansson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Blekinge Institute of Technology, Chalmers University of Technology, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, ABB, ABB Corporate Research, ABB Robotics, Addiva, ÅF, Alten Sverige, Bombardier Transportation, Enea, Ericsson, Etteplan, Prevas, Saab, Saab Aerosystems, Saab Electronic Defence Systems, Safety Integry, Scania, Svensk Elektronik, Swedish Association for Software Testing (SAST), Swedsoft, Unibap, Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The project deals with Polygeneration of biofuel, heat and power at combined heat and power plants together with Process Optimization in collaboration with Mälarenergi (ME) and Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö (EEM).


    Project manager at MDH: Jinyue Yan

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Co-financing: MDH, Mälarenergi, Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö

    Collaboration partners: Mälarenergi, Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö

  • In this project we aim to develop model- and component-based software development techniques for on-board vehicular control systems, having multiple criticality levels, to be deployed on multi-core platforms.


    Project manager at MDH: Saad Mubeen

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, BAE Systems, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • Produktionslyftet is a Swedish national lean manufacturing initiative for small and medium sized enterprices (SMEs). Mälardalen university is the programme leader for the NUTS region of Östra Mellansverige


    Project manager at MDH: Anna Bird

    Main financing: Tillväxtverket, The Knowledge Foundation, Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Chalmers University of Technology, Jönköping University, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Luleå University of Technology, Mid Sweden University, University of Gävle, IF Metall, Swerea IVF, Teknikföretagen

  • Integration of pyrolysis in anaerobic digestion.


    Project manager at MDH: Sebastian Schwede

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • RAP is an industrial PhD school, led by Örebro University. MDHs project within RAP deals with safety and security in wireless automation networks.


    Project manager at MDH: Mats Björkman

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Örebro University

  • Three trends provide the context for the scientific work in READY.


    Project manager at MDH: Mats Björkman

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Karlstad University, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science

  • The objective of RECOG is to develop new technology for innovative brain-training for people with cognitive deficits. The ability to focus our attention on relevant information, maintain and manipulate this information during a short period of time (our Working Memory, WM), is central for human cognition.


    Project manager at MDH: Elaine Åstrand

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: National Instruments Sweden, Prevas, Smart Eye

  • The objectives of this project is to support virtualization for distributed real-time systems while using the system resources efficiently in order to decrease the cost and energy consumption, i.e., ensuring both high performance and timing predictability.


    Project manager at MDH: Moris Behnam

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB, ABB Corporate Research, Atlas Copco

  • The objective of this project is to explore the nature of interdependencies between safety and security properties in complex autonomous cyber physical systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Aida Causevic

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB Robotics, Knightec, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The long term goal of the project is to develop means to manage the evolution of high­-level architectural artefacts in a continuous integration context, including improved support for distributed multi-site development, model versioning and conflict handling.


    Project manager at MDH: Jan Carlson

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Saab, Volvo, Volvo Cars

  • The center supports an environment, a creative meeting place, where SICS and the participating industry and university partners collaborate closely and effectively.


    Project manager at MDH: Mats Björkman

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation, The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: ABB, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Peerialism, Saab, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, T2 Data, TeliaSonera, Uppsala University, Vendolocus Development

  • The aim is improved theoretical and methodological knowledge on service innovation management in industrial companies.


    Project manager at MDH: Erik Lindhult

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Adelphi University, Karlstad University, University of Hull, ABB Process Automation, Ericsson Global Services Research

  • SMART will look at the integration of physics-based models of district heating network, with real-time AI-based load prediction and model-predictive control. The project will include models of next generation attached and detached single- and multi-family solar buildings to be connected to the regional heat and power distribution system.


    Project manager at MDH: Amir Vadiee

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The expected result of SMARTCore is a model-driven framework for multicore embedded systems which tackles the aforementioned challenges.


    Project manager at MDH: Federico Ciccozzi

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB Corporate Research, Alten Sverige, Ericsson

  • The overall objective of the project is to evaluate the potential to use NIR measurements as soft sensors for the characterization of biomass for diagnostics and control of industrial processes.


    Project manager at MDH: Konstantinos Kyprianidis

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Mälarenergi, Eskilstuna Strägnäs Energi och Miljö, BillerudKorsnäs, Bestwood

  • SaDIES pursuits three main goals and will combine fault-tolerance techniques with static analysis of the code.


    Project manager at MDH: Guillermo Rodriguez-Navas

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Bombardier Transportation, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • In SACSys, we address the core question of how to provide run-time guarantees of safety and cyber-security for time-critical collaborative adaptive systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Marjan Sirjani

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB Robotics, Volvo Group Trucks Operation, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The proposed project will provide tools for the development of safety systems including a basis to continuously monitor and predict driver’s mental and physical (health) situation and based on these, can carry out suitable counter measurements to prevent/reduce accidents.


    Project manager at MDH: Shahina Begum

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Karolinska Institutet, Autoliv, Hök instrument, Prevas, The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Volvo Cars

  • Safety critical systems are costly to build and long lived. Traditionally being developed using a waterfall model with stringent demands on verification due to their certification requirements in many critical application domains. Typically, due to requirements on re-verification and re-certification developers and management are resistant to changes.


    Project manager at MDH: Sasikumar Punnekkat

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • SAFEi project's long term goal is enabling advanced vision based sensors and direct in-situ feedback control for industrial machine vision inspection.


    Project manager at MDH: Fredrik Bruhn

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Motion Control, Sandvik Coromant, Unibap

  • In this project, we target the challenge of modeling SLAs to ensure quality of service in industrial IoT applications.


    Project manager at MDH: Saad Mubeen

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Grundfos, Tetra Pak

  • In this project, we target the challenge of modeling SLAs to ensure quality of service in industrial IoT applications.


    Project manager at MDH: Saad Mubeen

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Grundfos, Tetra Pak

  • In this project, we target the challenge of modeling SLAs to ensure quality of service in industrial IoT applications.


    Project manager at MDH: Alessandro Papadopoulos

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Grundfos, Tetra Pak

  • In this project we will target static program analysis for complex embedded systems, such as large embedded systems for telecom or automation.


    Project manager at MDH: Björn Lisper

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • In TestMine, we will propose and validate novel techniques that are not dependent on code-coverage information but rather harness test evolution data for RTS at system test.


    Project manager at MDH: Wasif Afzal

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Bombardier Transportation, Westermo R&D

  • This is a project for funding of a professor of vehicular electronics and software architecture in the Embedded Systems (ES) centre of excellence at Mälardalen University (MDH).


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The project is about developing a better and safer system for decontamination of lakes and seas using stereo vision in reconfigurable hardware (FPGA).


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Ekström

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Saab

  • The objective of the project WASTE-MAN is to propose a novel solution that integrates flue gas (FG) cleaning with handling polluted water from energy conversion of biomass/waste and the sludge from the municipal wastewater treatment.


    Project manager at MDH: Hailong Li

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Vattenfall R&D, Mälarenergi, Eskilstuna Energi och Miljö, Ena energi

  • The main goal of project WIRE is to achieve increased dependability of time-critical wireless communication when used in industrial automation environments.


    Project manager at MDH: Elisabeth Uhlemann

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: ABB Corporate Research, Motion Control

  • A current vision in the area of ICT-supported independent living of the elderly involves populating the home with connected electronic devices (“things”) such as sensors and actuators and linking them to the Internet. Creating such an Internet-of-Things infrastructure (IoT) is done with the ambition to provide automated information gathering and processing on top of which e-services for the elderly residing in their homes can be built hence, E-care@home.


    Project manager at MDH: Maria Lindén

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

  • The project study how buildings with PV and energy storage can be used in anoptimal way to decrease, for example, the top load.


    Project manager at MDH: Jinyue Yan

    Main financing: The Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Wallenstam, Castellum, Mälarenergi, Göteborg Energi