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Project list - partner: Volvo

  • 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

  • AIDOaRt är ett tre år långt europeiskt projekt som involverar 32 organisationer, grupperade i kluster från sju olika länder, med fokus på AI-förstärkt automatisering som stöder modellering, kodning, testning, övervakning och kontinuerlig utveckling inom Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) eller inbyggda system.


    Project manager at MDH: Gunnar Widforss

    Main financing: ECSEL, VINNOVA

    Co-financing: MDH, Eskilstuna municipality

    Collaboration partners: Alstom, Volvo Construction Equipment, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Westermo

  • 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 project will in an AUTOSAR context address the issues of hardware consolidation on multicore architectures, how to achieve good performance, and how to ensure timing predictability to meet hard real-time requirements.


    Project manager at MDH: Thomas Nolte

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: ABB, ABB Corporate Research, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • 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

  • 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 CREATE project is developing an innovative, fully decentralised software architecture for industrial automation systems which is based on modular and autonomously cooperating components called Smart Neighbourhood Modules (SNMs).


    Project manager at MDH: Peter Funk

    Main financing: ITEA2, Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: SEMA-TEC, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment, TIE KINETIX, CMM

  • This study aims to explore the influence of team coaching as a practice based innovation process on psychosocial safety climate (PSC). The effects are hypothesized to also lead to improved levels self-reported health and performance.


    Project manager at MDH: Tomas Backström

    Main financing: AFA Försäkring

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment, Scania

  • The goal of the project is to develop a comprehensive conceptual description that can be used as a basis for future implementation and industrialization.


    Project manager at MDH: Jakob Axelsson

    Main financing: Energimyndigheten, Forskningsrådet Formas, Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Sandvik, Skanska, Trafikverket, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The DAIMP project connects data collection from a detailed machine level to system level analysis. Reaching a system level is necessary to detect critical equipment, differentiate maintenance planning and prioritize the most important equipment in real-time.


    Project manager at MDH: Antti Salonen

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Chalmers tekniska högskola, Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan (KTH), Scania, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • This project aims at developing innovative techniques to provide a full-fledged development environment for vehicular applications that use TSN as the backbone for on-board communication.


    Project manager at MDH: Saad Mubeen

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Arcticus Systems, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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 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

  • Koordinerande och motiverande faktorer har stor betydelse för arbetsgruppers samarbete, för medarbetarnas individuella kreativitet och välbefinnande, vilket kan vara avgörande i organisationers utvecklingsprocesser. Genom gruppmedlemmars sociala interaktion under idéutveckling skapas gemensam förståelse för arbetsuppgifternas problematik och syftar till att uppnå gemensamma hållbara lösningar.


    Project manager at MDH: Bengt Köping Olsson

    Main financing: Volvo Construction Equipment

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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

  • 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

  • This project is a part of the Stratregic Innovation Area (SIA) Production. The purpose of this project is to enhance innovation through both cross-divisional collaboration and virtual analysis.


    Project manager at MDH: Yvonne Eriksson

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, AcademicSandvik Mining and Construction, Scania, Volvo, Volvo Cars

  • The purpose with the ExAct project is to exploit methods and techniques from artificial intelligence (AI) to enable semi-automatic and automatic experience sharing in organizations.


    Project manager at MDH: Peter Funk

    Main financing: SSF, ProViking

    Collaboration partners: Stockholm University, KTH, ABB Robotics, SKF, Volvo Construction Equipment, SCEMM

  • FIA is a strategic project that will develop guidelines for handling of safety and security in companies active within process industrial IT and Automation (PIIA).


    Project manager at MDH: Kaj Hänninen

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Boliden Mineral, Safety Integry, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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

  • FORA is a European Training Network (ETN), which will fund and train 15 PhD candidates in the area of Fog Computing, during the period 2017-2021.


    Project manager at MDH: Hans A Hansson

    Main financing: European Comission

    Collaboration partners: CISCO Systems, Danfoss Power Electronics, Danish Technological Institute, SYSGO, Technischen Universität Kaiserslautern, Technical University of Denmark, Technische Universität Wien, ABB, TTTech Computertechnik, Unibap, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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

  • 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

  • This project aims at reducing the energy consumption in an electric construction site by designing relevant components that incorporate with energy, optimize energy distribution, storage and management, and optimize fleet.


    Project manager at MDH: Hossein Fotouhi

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment, VTI

  • The vision of the project is to develop `Green production systems` to be a competitive mean to Swedish automotive and manufacturing industry. It requires the mindset and incentives of manufacturing industry to define and implement a ‘green’ strategy in integration with a Lean philosophy.


    Project manager at MDH: Monica Bellgran

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Alfdex, AllEmballage, Concentric, lHaldex, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • 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

  • Företagen är beroende av anställdas hälsa och kreativitet för att förbli konkurrenskraftiga och innovativa. Forskning har visat att arbetsrelaterade initiativ baserade på positiv psykologi ger både ökat välbefinnande och prestation i arbetet samtidigt som stress och risk för utbrändhet minskar (Meyers et al. (2013)).


    Project manager at MDH: Yvonne Lagrosen

    Main financing: Volvo App

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • Projektet IDEA syftar till att automatiskt identifiera nyckelvariabler för processövervakning med hjälp av djupinlärning.


    Project manager at MDH: Ning Xiong

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Co-financing: Volvo

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Truck

  • The project will focus on making product integration testing more efficient and effective by model based test automation and test reuse.


    Project manager at MDH: Daniel Sundmark

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Bombardier Transportation, SICS Swedish ICT - the Swedish institute of computer science, 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

  • The long-term goal of the research project is to develop hardware and software platform, i.e. modular systems that enables production workers to easily build and implement IoT-aided improvement solutions at the production shop floor.


    Project manager at MDH: Yuji Yamamoto

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The goal of the research project is to develop a hardware and software modular system that allows production workers to easily build and implement simple and low-cost IoT-aided improvement solutions at the production shop floor.


    Project manager at MDH: Yuji Yamamoto

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, Eskilstuna Elektronikpartner, Microsoft Sverige, Seco Tools, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The ideas of this reserach project is to adopt a lean perspective to the automation development processes. The objective is to develop support to the process of developing automation and hence contribute to sustainable automation solutions, with shorter and less resource demanding development processes, and higher return of investments.


    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline, Haldex, Leax, Scania, SKF, Swerea IVF, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Powertrain

  • Language, Lean, and Assemby Manuals


    Project manager at MDH: Anna-Lena Carlsson

    Collaboration partners: Swerea IVF, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The aim of this project is study the impact on the production system when products start being produced, fully or partly, of mixed material parts. Parts of mixed materials are generally more expensive than traditional steel parts. To justify the expensive parts, the products must be designed in a new way.


    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Linköping University, IAC Group, Scania, Swerea IVF, Volvo Cars

  • This project contributes to strengthen the improvement capability of production systems. This project takes the lean production approach one step further by investigating how to integrate environmental consciousness in lean concepts and how to support work station development.


    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Finnveden Gjutal, Swerea IVF, Volvo Cars, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • MBAT will provide Europe with a new leading-edge Reference Technology Platform for effective and cost-reducing validation and verification, focussing primarily on transportation domain, but also to be used in further domains.


    Project manager at MDH: Cristina Seceleanu

    Main financing: Artemis

    Collaboration partners: KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Prover, Volvo Group Trucks Technology, Xdin

  • he MEMIMAN project primarily aims to improve industrial waste management in the metalworking and automotive industry. The idea is to assess how different future scenarios will affect industrial waste management, and then to incorporate this knowledge into the current waste management practice.


    Project manager at MDH: Marcus Bjelkemyr

    Main financing: MISTRA

    Collaboration partners: Lund University, Alfa Laval, Concentric, DynaMate, Miljögiraff, Scania, Stena Metall Group, Swerea IVF, Volvo, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Business Services Real Estate, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • 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

  • MegaM@Rt brings model-based engineering to the next level in order to help European industry reducing development and maintenance costs while reinforcing both productivity and quality.


    Project manager at MDH: Wasif Afzal

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: AinaCom Oy, Åbo Akademi University, ARMINES - Association pour la Recherche et le Développement des Méthodes et Processus Industriels, Brno University of Technology - Vysoke uceni technicke v Brne, IKERLAN S. Coop., RISE Research Institutes of Sweden, TEKNOLOGIAN TUTKIMUSKESKUS VTT, Universidad de Cantabria, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya FUNDACIO PER A LA UNIVERSITAT OBERTA DE CATALUNYA, University of L’Aquila, University of Pau, Atos Spain S.A. , Bombardier Transportation, CAMEA, spol. s r.o., ClearSy System Engineering, Conformiq Software Oy, Fent Innovative Software Solutions, Intecs Informatica e Tecnologia del Software, Nokia, Ro Technology srl, Smartesting Solutions & Services, SOFTEAM, Space Systems Finland Ltd., TEKNE, Thales Group and Volvo Construction Equipment AB

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • A manufacturing strategy for tomorrow’s successful industry has to consider an entire new set of aspects influencing the design of the manufacturing footprint. This research project will create a decision support model for efficient localisation by integrating aspects from the production system portfolio, the product portfolio life cycle and manufacturing performance into a combined valuation in economic terms.


    Project manager at MDH: Monica Bellgran

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Lund University, Alfa Laval, Haldex, Seco Tools, 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: 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

  • 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

  • Recreate aims to develop knowledge on how to achieve efficient and economically feasible second life management solutions for EV batteries to improve the Swedish manufacturing industry' competitiveness.


    Project manager at MDH: Koteshwar Chirumalla

    Main financing: Knowledge Foundation

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment, Bombardier Transportation, Kablageproduktion, Mälarenergi, Eskilstuna Strängnäs Energi och Miljö, Volvo Parts

  • The purpose of the project ‘Reducing maintenance-related waste’ is to develop and test a generic methodology that facilitates systematic maintenance-related waste reduction in Swedish automotive manufacturing industry


    Project manager at MDH: Marcus Bengtsson

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: DynaMate, Services, Leax, Volvo, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The aim of the research programme is to advance the state of the art and practice in predictable realtime and Internet networking and training of early stage researchers to prepare them for careers in advanced technical development and research.


    Project manager at MDH: Hans A Hansson

    Main financing: EU

    Collaboration partners: ABB, Ericsson, Mallorca WiFi, TTTech Computertechnik, Technische Universität Wien, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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

  • Industrial production is meeting new challenges in the global and digitalized economy where consumers are expecting almost instant delivery and where consumption patterns change rapidly based on quickly evolving trends.


    Project manager at MDH: Jakob Axelsson

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • 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

  • The proposed Project by Mälardalen University aims to explore challenges in an ongoing futuristic project at VCE (Volvo AB) and plan to demonstrate Safety assurance of Cooperating Construction Equipment in a Semi-automated quarry Site (SUCCESS).


    Project manager at MDH: Sasikumar Punnekkat

    Collaboration partners: Safety Integry, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • In Serendipity, we will develop new technologies and a platform for safetycritical connected cyberphysical systems that leverage existing techniques for dependable systems and augment them with scalable security solutions for open and heterogeneous systems.


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Sjödin

    Main financing: Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research

    Collaboration partners: Saab, Avionics Systems, Volvo Construction Equipment

  • Självkörande cyklar för mer verklighetstrogen utveckling och verifiering av fordons säkerhetssystem för undvikande av cykelolyckor


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Ekström

    Collaboration partners: Chalmers University of Technology, Volvo Cars

  • Software Center is a collaboration between five academic partners and thirteen companies, dedicated to accelerating industrial digitalization and to support a continuous exchange of knowledge between the companies.


    Project manager at MDH: Jan Carlson

    Collaboration partners: CEVT, Qamcom, Wärtsilä, Chalmers University of Technology, Linköping University, Malmö University, University of Gothenburg, Axis Communications, Ericsson, Grundfos, Jeppesen Systems, Robert Bosch, Saab, Scania, Siemens, Tetra Pak, Volvo, Volvo Cars

  • The objective of this project is to identify and validate new and innovative processes and strategies for production system development facilitating manufacturing companies in their efforts of being fast and cost-effective when introducing new products to the market and change between different products in manufacturing.


    Project manager at MDH: Jessica Bruch

    Main financing: SSF

    Collaboration partners: Volvo Construction Equipment

  • The aim of the SuRe BPMS project is to address these shortcomings in close collaboration within the project consortium, consisting of 3 universities, one research institute, 5 manufacturing companies and two consultancy firms. The industrial project partners are recruited to form a broad constellation regarding size, products, role and motivation for participating in the project.


    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Chalmers University of Technology AcademicLund University, ÅF, GKN Aerospace, Haldex, Sandvik Mining and Construction, Swerea IVF, Volvo Cars, Volvo Construction Equipment, Volvo Group Trucks Technology

  • 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

  • Unicorn -Sustainable, peaceful and efficient robotic refuse handling


    Project manager at MDH: Mikael Ekström

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Chalmers University of Technology, HIAB, Husqvarna, Perstorp waste system, Volvo Group Trucks Operation

  • The VDM project aims to provide tools for development of safety systems including a basis for continuously monitoring driver’s state and based on these, carry out suitable counter measurements to prevent/reduce accidents.


    Project manager at MDH: Shahina Begum

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute, Volvo Cars

  • The need for more advanced formal methodologies for design, development and verification of embedded systems has been identified by both industry and academia.


    Project manager at MDH: Cristina Seceleanu

    Main financing: Vinnova

    Collaboration partners: Scania, Volvo Group Trucks Technology