Curing-Transponder

Development and integration of RFID transponders to monitor curing during the manufacturing process and for product life cycle management of fibre composite components

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In the production of fibre composite components, it is still a problem to monitor the curing process reliable. In this project a Curing Transponder was developed, which uses RFID technology to detect the curing of fibre composite components. The project focuses on glass and carbon fibre components. The transponder can store detailed data about the component state and send this data to a software system. This system can interpret the RFID-Signal in order to visualize the curing process. Thus, its possible to control the production steps more efficiently. The BIBA institute conducted the data analysis and the development of algorithms which are necessary to interpret the RFID signals to determine the curing process of the fibre composite components. The project was performed in cooperation with the Faserinstitut Bremen [FIBRE] and the companies tagItron (Salzkotten) and Haindl Kunststoffverarbeitung (Bremen).

Duration 01.03.2016 - 28.02.2019, Funded by BMWi
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Projektlogo Qualitätsprüfung und logistische Qualitätslenkung mikrotechnischer Fertigungsprozesse
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SFB747 - B5

Qualitätsprüfung und logistische Qualitätslenkung mikrotechnischer Fertigungsprozesse

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Subproject B5 - Safe Processes

In the 3rd phase of funding, the Project B5 aims at realization of a method for an automated quality inspection of cold formed micro parts. This method has to be integrated on the existing demonstrator platform. The result will be a fast and calibrated 3D-metrology system that can automatically measure deviations of object geometries in a measurement volume of about 1 mm3. Thereby in addition to deviations from the object geometry, undesired surface imperfections can be detected, which may be within the tolerances but still weaken the structure of the thin-walled components. Thus, the fast acquisition of the micro parts surface turns from a random sample inspection, being developed throughout the 2nd phase, into a 100% inspection.

Duration 01.01.2007 - 31.12.2018, Funded by DFG Sonderforschungsbereich
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Projektlogo Eine Simultaneous Engineering Methodik für mikrofertigungstechnische Prozessketten
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SFB747 - C4

A Simultaneous Engineering methodology for micro cold forming processes

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Subproject C4 - Simultaneous Engineering

The manufacturing of micro components is characterized by a complex interplay of material, process and control parameters. Slight changes to single operations can have a drastic impact on the manufacturing costs and qualities of the overall process chain. Consequently, the subproject C4 is developing a method for the planning and configuration of micro process chains, that enables an integrated process and production planning by the use of so called cause-effect networks. The continuation of the project focusses on the development of methods for (semi-)automatic generation of process chains based on workpiece features.

Duration 01.01.2007 - 31.12.2018, Funded by DFG Sonderforschungsbereich
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DiWi Nord

„Mit uns digital!“ Mittelstand 4.0 – Kompetenzzentrum, Hannover

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Within the „Mit uns digital!“ Mittelstand 4.0-Kompetenzzentrum, Hannover, the BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik at the University of Bremen - establishes its "factory of expertise" on Autonomous Control in Production und Logistics, which will offer free services to small and medium sized enterprises (SME) coping with digital logistics and Industrie 4.0.

Services offered by the BIBA "factory of expertise" will include demonstration of own activities related to "Industrie 4.0" and digital logistics, instruction and training courses for SME employees as well as dialogue workshops with SME.

The training and instruction courses aim to qualify SME employees to gain expertise in digital logistics. Three main topics will be covered: 1) mobile technologies and smart products 2) efficient planning and control of logistic processes und technical systems 3) adaptive systems for a changing environment.

Course contents will be certified.

The dialogue workshops aim at identifying potential applications of digital logistics within SME and specifying projects to implement them.

Duration 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2018, Funded by BMWi

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bIoTope

Building an IoT OPen innovation Ecosystem for connected smart objects

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The Internet of Things (IoT) brings opportunities to create new services and products, reducing costs for societies, and changing how services are sold and consumed. Despite this, one of the most critical obstacles are the "vertical silos" that shape today’s IoT. Indeed, vertical silos constitute a serious impediment to the creation of cross-domain, cross-platform and cross- organisational services due to the lack of interoperability and openness.

The upcoming H2020 bIoTope project (grant agreement n° 688203), standing for Building an IoT OPen innovation Ecosystem for connected smart objects, aims to lay the foundation for open innovation ecosystems, where companies can – with minimal investment – innovate by creating new Systems-of- Systems (SoS) platforms for connected smart objects.

Duration 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2018, Funded by H2020
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Beaconing

breaking educational barriers with contextualised pervasive and gameful learning

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BEACONING stands for Breaking Educational Barriers with Contextualised, Pervasive and Gameful Learning and will focus on ‘anytime anywhere’ learning by exploiting pervasive, context-aware and gamified techniques and technologies, framed under the Problem-Based Learning approach. For this the project will

     

  1. Integrate technologies, pedagogical and social perspectives using pervasive, context-aware and gamified approaches ensuring that the BEACONING platform is innovative while also extending our scientific understanding and practice-based experiments of engaging a community of learners including those with disabilities with a more inclusive, connected and contextualised learning process.
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2.Develop, implement and validate the BEACONING platform that: leverages cutting-edge approaches including the Future Internet technology, mobile, gamification, pervasive gaming, procedural game content generation, game authoring, human-computer interfaces, learning analytics and problem-based learning model; is usable, adaptable, extendable and sustainable.

3.Explore and measure the level of engagement, effectiveness and Impact that is enabled by the BEACONING platform towards incentivising learners and fostering acquisition and transfer of knowledge and skills, validate this through large scale pilots involving a community of stakeholders and practitioners in Europe, and provide an exploitation and business plan for the platform adoption.

Duration 01.01.2016 - 31.12.2018, Funded by H2020

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adamo

Integrated Adative Interaction System for Intermodal Mobility

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Motivation

Der Übergang zwischen verschiedenen Verkehrsmitteln ist oft mit Herausforderungen verbunden, bspw. bei der Mitnahme von Gepäck beim Umsteigen von der Bahn in den Bus. Mobilitätslösungen, die individuell den Übergang zwischen verschiedenen Verkehrsmitteln unterstützen, versprechen eine passgenaue Mobilität und somit höhere Lebensqualität.

Ziele und Vorgehen

Im Projekt soll ein Mobilitätskonzept für die intermodale Mobilität von Personen mit körperlichen Einschränkungen erstellt werden, dessen Hauptgegenstand autonome miniaturisierte Fahrzeuge sind, die während intermodaler Reisen intelligent unterstützen. Für eine effektive Unterstützung (Ein-, Ausstiegs- oder Gehhilfen und Personen- sowie Gepäcktransport), erfolgt eine Kommunikation und Interaktion mit anderen Fahrzeugen (Bahnen, Bussen etc.) und der Infrastruktur (Haltestellen, Aufzügen etc.). Ferner soll eine selbstlernende, adaptive Steuerung und ein modulares Sensorframework konzipiert und so ein teil- und vollautonomes Fahren in konfliktären Verkehrsräumen möglich werden. Außerdem sollen adaptive altersgerechte Benutzerschnittstellen partizipativ gestaltet und das Konzept benutzerseitig evaluiert werden.

Innovationen und Perspektiven

Die Fahrzeuge verbinden Verkehrsmittel intelligent und unterstützen so Übergänge. Durch adaptive Interaktionsschnittstellen und eine intelligente Steuerung für Verkehrsräume mit unterschiedlichen Nutzungen werden Benutzerfreundlichkeit und Effizienz gesteigert.

Duration 01.12.2017 - 30.11.2018, Funded by BMBF

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Cowarehousing

Cowarehousing

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Im vorliegenden Projekt soll eine IT-gestützte Cowarehousing-Plattform sowie ein entsprechendes Geschäftsmodell konzipiert, implementiert, erprobt und evaluiert werden, so dass geteilte, kleinteilige und kurzfristige Lagernutzungen möglich werden. Das sogenannte Cowarehousing stellt einen äquivalenten Ansatz zum Teilen von Wohnraum (airbnb) in der Logistik dar und sorgt für eine bessere Balance zwischen Auslastung und Überkapazität. Anbieter könnten ungenutzte Lagerflächen über die Plattform kleinteilig und kurzfristig an entsprechende Nachfrager vermieten und so ihre Wertschöpfung steigern. Über die Plattform soll mittels Ansätzen des maschinellen Lernens ein automatisierter Abgleich von Angebot und Nachfrage erfolgen. Ebenfalls soll die Plattform die verschiedenen Parteien bei der Vertragsgestaltung und nutzungsbasierten Abrechnung sowie dem verteilten Bestandsmanagement unterstützen.

Duration 01.12.2017 - 30.11.2018, Funded by Land Bremen

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MESA

Media applications in welding training

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The project “MESA – Media Applications in Welding Training” focuses on the application of digital media for training purposes within the welding sector. As a new key development in the welding sector, welding trainer simulators are expected to greatly improve the learning process. Towards this goal, MESA strives to integrate digital media in basic and advanced training situations in regard of industrial and didactic requirements. The project deeply analyses all welding trainer simulators that are present on the German market. MESA examines the content of industry-wide training as well as possible adaptions towards specific training requirements of individual corporations.

Partners in MESA are the Institut Technik und Bildung of the University of Bremen, the Gesellschaft für Schweißtechnik International mbH, Bildungszentren Rhein-Ruhr, and C+P Bildung GmbH. Further associated partners are DVS - Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e.V., DVS Media GmbH, Volkswagen AG, Alexander Binzel Schweisstechnik GmbH & Co. KG, and Schweißtechnische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt Nord gGmbH

Duration 01.08.2015 - 31.07.2018, Funded by BMBF
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QUEST

Gamification for Qualification of Offshore Wind Energy Service Technicians

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The competition for offshore wind energy maintenance services is steadily increasing. The quality of the service represents the decisive differentiation feature in the industry. In addition, public requirements lead to the necessity of constant further development and training of the employees. As a result of the decentralized service stations, further trainings are characterized by high logistics costs due to the transfer of employees to central qualification measures. At the same time, the weather conditions at sea, for example, frequently lead to temporal free spaces, which could potentially be used for qualification measures.

The aim of the project is to improve competitiveness through the considerably more effective training of the staff. On the one hand, e-Learning enables the aspect of decentralised and temporally flexible mediation of learning contents. On the other hand, the gamification approach is designed to increase the acceptance and motivation of the staff. Results gained from the analysis of service logs are serving as input for the overall solution, in order to develop a comprehensive and useful application.

Duration 01.12.2016 - 31.05.2018, Funded by Land Bremen
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Innovativ Kraft

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To cope with the increasingly demanding competitive environment, companies have to strengthen their innovative powers and intelligently merge quality aims and domain knowledge. They have to develop new capabilities, both resource and knowledge wise, and find effective possibilities of delivering the right products.

The “Innovativ Kraft” project will develop methods and tools to enable companies to collaborate and harness their joint innovative powers. iKraft will foster effective innovation processes and thus the improvements of the companies’ products. The collaborative use will also yield a much better return-on-investment, e.g. on testing-facilities, equipment, know-how and the pursuit of further initiatives.

Innovativ Kraft will focus on the utilisation of Meta data and have a modular approach for the collaborative development of capabilities at its core. The project is based on the needs of the involved companies to find joint solutions and has a special focus on the development and use of testing facilities and the connected know-how.

Duration 01.05.2014 - 30.04.2018, Funded by Norwegian Research Council

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PraeVISION

Development of preemptive methods towards increased work safety at ground conveyors through fusion and analysis of 2D and 3D image sensor data

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Each accident at work is a personal fate and at the same time an economic loss for the employer and for society. The application range of powered industrial vehicles within intralogistics offers a high risk potential. Driver assistance systems for industrial vehicles such as forklifts can be used here in order to increase the attention of potentially affected employees at the crucial moment and warn the people involved.

The project aims at both researching general methods to improve work safety at motor-powered ground conveyors and specifically applying 2D/3D image processing methods in a demonstrator system to prove this method effective in increasing work safety in such an environment. The developed demonstrator can serve as a basis to engineer a system for ground conveyors to notify the driver of potential hazards, which then could be integrated and retrofitted into ground conveyors independent of the manufacturer.

Duration 01.03.2015 - 31.03.2018, Funded by DGUV
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Manutelligence

Product Service Design and Manufacturing Intelligence Engineering Platform

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The Manutelligence project aims to close the gap between product and service development. For this purpose, a cross-disciplinary collaborative management environment for Product-Service engineering has to be created. The integration of product and service development is based on a combined lifecycle model that includes both perspectives.

Besides common PLM tools, such as CAD and production planning, two existing simulation tools have to be adapted, enabling lifecycle assessment and lifecycle costing of Product-Services. The collaborative management environment will be evaluated in four use cases: automotive, cruise ships, modular houses and additive manufacturing.

Duration 01.02.2015 - 31.01.2018, Funded by H2020-FoF-2014

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PSYMBIOSYS

Product-Service sYMBIOtic SYStems

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PSYMBIOSYS aims at improving the competitiveness of European Manufacturing industries by developing an innovative product-service engineering environment, symbolized by a five-pointed symbiosis star – design-production, product-service, knowledge-sentiment, EDA-SOA, business-innovation – and able to dramatically reduce the time-to-market of more attractive and sustainable product-service solutions.

Duration 01.02.2015 - 31.01.2018, Funded by H2020-FoF-2014

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FALCON

Feedback mechanisms Across the Lifecycle for Customer-driven Optimization of iNnovative product-service design

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Success in the market is not only determined by the product itself, but also by its service extensions. BIBA established the term “Extended Products” for such Product-Service-Systems and can look back upon a long history on research in this field. BIBA is the coordinator the project FALCON, which consists of 13 partners from 8 European countries. Its core research focusses on the acquisition und application of product usage information for product and service design. To achieve this goal FALCON exploits novel sensor technologies, information and communication technologies and additional information from the Internet for gathering feedback during the usage phase of a product.

The objective: to develop knowledge based engineering and innovative tools for product development.

Duration 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2017, Funded by H2020-FoF-2014
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CrushPack

Development of a process to improve the crushability of packaging solutions made of expanded polystyrene (EPS)

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Online sales of fresh and frozen food (E-Food) requires a specialized packaging solution. Thereby, specific technical, economic and environmental requirements as well as the user experience have to be considered. Usually, this packaging is made of expanded polystyrene (EPS) and Styrofoam. The storage and disposal of these, comparably bulky EPS packaging is very difficult for private households and reduces the acceptance of E-Food. Therefore, the objective of this project is to the adaptation of the EPS packaging in order to increase its crushability and render it easier to store and dispose, while retaining its thermodynamic properties. The task of the BIBA focusses on the theoretical and simulative development of a product and process model for the integrated simulation and optimization of the manufacturing process.

Duration 01.07.2016 - 31.12.2017, Funded by BMWi
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STEVE

System-Technik und Virtuelle Erprobung

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The main objective of "STEVE" aims in the development of an environmentally friendly air traffic system. Here, two strategic objectives are pursued. The first objective focuses on the development of environmentally friendly system technologies. Examples include inter alia lighter components or new power supplies (fuel cells) and their input into the aircraft. The second objective addresses the improving of development efficiency and thus is an essential precursor for the development of environmentally friendly systems - especially against the background of increasing system complexities in shorter development times.

Duration 01.08.2014 - 30.09.2017, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Entscheidungstool zur adaptiven Gestaltung von PPS-Methoden für Lohnfertiger in dynamischen Auftragsnetzen der Luftfahrtbranche

JobNet 4.0

Decision-making tool for adaptive designing of PPS-methods for contract manufacturers of dynamic collective orders in aviation industry

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Within the collaborative project JobNet 4.0 the BIBA developed a decision-making software tool. It especially helps small and medium-sized aviation enterprises to find the right methods of production planning and control (PPS) for alternating order situations. This tool is compatible with existing software systems, thus, it can be quickly integrated into the PPS processes, and it is transferable to other industries such as mechanical engineering or the automotive industry. Project partners were Quast Praezisionstechnik GmbH and FMM Finkenwerder Metall- und Maschinenbau OHG operating in Hamburg.

Duration 01.06.2015 - 30.09.2017, Funded by BMBF
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Omniketten

Development of omnidirectional tracks for construction machines

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Omnidirectional drives are very common in the robotics area. They enable a robot to move on a plane completely free and thus an excellent maneuverability. But they also impose high demands on the evenness and cleanliness of the roadway.

The construction machinery market constantly calls for improvements in maneuverability of the machinery. Omnidirectional drive technology can meet such requirements. However a direct transfer from the omnidirectional technology commonly used for robot applications is not possible due to the work environment found at construction sites.

The Bremen Institute for Production and Logistics (BIBA) developed in collaboration with the Company IVA Johann Construction GmbH an innovative omnidirectional track system for applications involving construction equipment in the harshest environments.

The system will be designed, simulated and the finally constructed. The interaction of the system elements with the surface are of great interest due to the challenges imposed by the new kind of tracking system.

Duration 01.01.2015 - 30.06.2017, Funded by BMWi
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IeK

Information system for near real-time coordination of offshore transport under consideration of specific resource characteristics and dynamic weather and swell conditions

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For the efficient operation of an offshore wind park it requires well-balanced and cost-efficient logistics. The joint project IeK aims at the development of a real-time planning and control system through the connection of forecast data and real weather data, data of the sea, data of ship movement and order data. Due to the steady expansion of offshore wind energy and the resulting need for maintenance of such facilities, the number of supply tours increases significantly. The great number of facilities, high costs for transport, material and personnel and the rising complexity of the planning lead to a need for a comprehensive information system for planning and control as well as for the support of operational logistics processes. The aim of this research project, which BIBA Institute conducts together with the project partners cluetec, energy&meteo and Jade University of Applied Sciences, is the development of a system, which offers actors from the offshore wind energy service logistics a well-founded source of information for operational decision-making processes. This includes the current and future situation of weather and sea conditions and the individual performance of used transport ships. Furthermore, the system is supposed to provide the basis for efficient and high-quality pre-planning of resource allocation at sea. Additionally, a low-cost system for wave measurement will be developed.

Duration 01.05.2015 - 30.04.2017, Funded by BMWi
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Projektlogo Entwicklung eines Assistenzsystems zur Unterstützung von Servicetechnikern bei der Instandhaltung von Windenergieanlagen
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AR Maintenance Syste

Development of an assistance system to provide service technicians with support during wind turbine maintenance

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In the project AR maintenance system an assistance system for service technicians of wind turbines has been developed. The system supports the service technician - that is equipped with data glasses - by providing information for the execution of service orders and by documenting the relevant data. Within the project the system development has been divided in three subsystems: navigation, work instruction and life-time documentation. The subsystem navigation comprises the support of orientation and working sequence of the service technicians by applying methods of indoor localization and positioning. Within the subsystem work instruction a user-friendly interaction between data glasses and service technicians has been developed that includes, amongst others, the visualization of working instructions in the field of view. Documentation, data security and data storage have been work contents of the subsystem life-time documentation.

Duration 01.04.2015 - 31.03.2017, Funded by BMWi
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Celluveyor II

Cellular Conveyor

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The Cellular Conveyor, abbreviated Celluveyor, is a highly flexible modular conveying and positioning system that is based on the approach of cellular conveying technology. Small hexagonal modules contain specially arranged omnidirectional wheels, which are individually and selectively controlled. This enables the logistics operator to move and to position several objects simultaneously and independently on any track. The Celluveyor covers complex material handling tasks in a minimum of space.

Duration 01.04.2016 - 31.03.2017, Funded by BMWi
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ArKoH

Arbeitsprozessorientierte Kompetenzentwicklung für den Hafen der Zukunft (ArKoH)

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<p>Companies today face the challenge of the tension between cost pressures, conservation and promotion of the employability and skills development of their employees not only to solve, but to solve it innovatively. Exacerbation is added through consideration of demographic trends. Recent studies confirm the necessary shift from a deficit perspective, according to which older workers due to an increased disease risk, both physically and mentally to lose employability and instead emphasize the role of experience-based knowledge and its innovation potential. Therefore, the three inter-related factors of occupational structure, competence development and design of work need to be aligned in organization through operations in line.</p>

<p>As there is not "the one right way" in terms of designing demographically fair labor, regional as well as business and industry-specific aspects need to be taken into account. Therefore, the joint project ArKoH analyses the future of technology, age structures, work organization and skills necessary. The future development in the production and installation of offshore components and other port-related activities is anticipated and investigated.</p>

<p>The aim of the project is in close connection to technological and operational development processes to determine the changing work processes in order to derive appropriate training concepts. Since, in particular in small and medium-sized companies the financial and time budget for training and development is very tight, the learning is not done at work in the sense of traditional approaches such as seminar phases, but through the use of playful methods that can be used in addition to the actual work process (serious gaming). Together with the companies in the offshore industry, an approach for workflow-integrated skills development will be developed, tested and evaluated in the operational environment.</p>

<p>The project has a duration of three years and three months (12/2013 - 02/2017) and is founded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with the reference number 01FK13058.</p>

Duration 01.12.2013 - 28.02.2017, Funded by BMBF
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SFB747 - T3

Entwicklung eines Verfahrens zur Untersuchung von Funktionsflächen auf Mikrobauteilen im Inneren von Kavitäten

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<b>Transfer Project T3 - Microcavity</b><br><br>

Realizing 100% quality inspection of micro parts requires an interplay between fast measurement and evaluation techniques. The aim of transfer project T3 is to achieve this goal in cooperation with the partner institute BIAS and the industry partner Hubert Stüken GmbH & Co. KG. Within this project BIBA develops fast and reliable evaluation algorithms, particularly suited for the digital holography developed at BIAS and the high production rates at Hubert Stüken GmbH & Co. KG.

Duration 01.01.2015 - 31.12.2016, Funded by

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preInO

Methods and Tools for the Pro-Active Maintenance of Offshore Wind Turbine Generators

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In the project „preInO“ tools and methods for the realisation of a preacting maintenance were developed by means of artificial intelligence. These have been validated by means of a demonstrator. Great optimisation potentials concerning the deployment of personnel, spare parts and transport were pointed out. The project has been implemented in cooperation with the turbine manufacturer SENVION from Hamburg and the software developer SWMS from Oldenburg.

Duration 01.04.2013 - 30.09.2016, Funded by BMWi
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Fortissimo - HighSea

Factories of the Future Resources, Technology, Infrastructure and Services for Simulation and Modelling

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The HighSea experiment is part of the Fortissimo project. It will improve the design process of leisure boats by incorporating real usage data. For this purpose, the collected usage data are analyzed. The gained knowledge is used to adapt the boat structure. Newly generated structures are tested through fluid dynamics simulation. The simulation is done using the high performance computing infrastructure provided through Fortissimo.

BIBA will support the collection of real usage data by applying its Universal Marine Gateway (UMG) on several leisure boats. The UMG is device developed in the BOMA project. It is used to collect data about, e.g. temperature and humidity. The UMGs will be connected to the ICT infrastructure of the remaining project partners.

Duration 01.10.2014 - 30.09.2016, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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Zentronom

Methods for coupling central production planning with autonomous control

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The process of production planning and control contributes significantly to the efficiency of modern production systems. However, common central planning methods in industrial application show deficits in complex and dynamic production environments. In contrast to prevailing central control methods, approaches of autonomous control offer the chance to cope with these dynamic conditions more efficiently. An interlinking of central planning with autonomous control methods promises the advantages of both approaches. Nevertheless, there is currently a lack of knowledge concerning the interlinking of central production planning with autonomous production control. Therefore, the interdependencies have to be analysed in order to combine both approaches efficiently. The project developed efficient methods for the combination of central production planning with autonomous production control. This promises an improvement both of the logistical performance as well as the degree of production plan fulfilment.

Duration 01.07.2013 - 30.06.2016, Funded by DFG
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ESecLog

Erweiterte Sicherheit in der Luftfrachtkette

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While airfreight accounts for only one percent of total freight traffi c, the actual value of the goods transported by airfreight equates to 40 per cent. In addition, around

60 per cent of the freight is transported in passenger aircraft. For this reason, airfreight supply chains are regulated by strict security requirements.

BIBA‘s involvement in the project included analysing existing logistics processes and regulations governing the handling of airfreight. BIBA designed new logistics process

es based on the functions of the solutions that had been developed. It is hoped that these processes will lead to more automation and digitisation. The new processes were evaluated in test series at Bremen Airport.

founded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) with the reference number 13N12640.

Duration 01.05.2013 - 30.06.2016, Funded by BMBF
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RISKLES

Konzeption und exemplarische Implementierung eines standardisierten Personalmanagementprozesses zur Risikominimierung beim Einsatz von Fachleuten für Flughafensicherheit

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Personen- und Warensicherheit an Flughäfen ist ein aktuelles wie komplexes Thema, das insbesondere durch die Qualität der von Menschen durchgeführten Sicherheitskontrollen bestimmt ist. Das Gesamtziel des Projektes RISKLES ist die Konzeption und exemplarische Implementierung eines standardisierten Personalmanagementprozesses zur Risikominimierung beim Einsatz von Fachleuten für Flughafensicherheit.

Hierzu sollen die Praktiken in der Luftsicherheit durch effektive Einstellung neuer Mitarbeiter sowie die kontinuierliche Kompetenzentwicklung der aktuellen Mitarbeiter verbessert werden. Dies betrifft insbesondere die Themen im Bereich Risikoerkenntnis und Management, und Verbesserung bzw. Austausch von Know-How. Die Erforschung

bereits praktizierter sowie zukünftiger Methoden und Prozesse zur Unterstützung der Auswahl und der Entwicklung des Personals in einem sicherheitskritischen Bereich sind ein Kerninhalt des RISKLES Projektes.

Das Verbundvorhaben ist unterteilt in verschiedene Teilprojekte und das BIK beschäftigt sich im Rahmen des Teilprojekts der Universität Bremen mit der Identifikation bereits vorhandener Methoden und Werkzeuge im Bereich Wissensmanagement, der Aufnahme der bestehenden Anforderungen und gegenwärtigen Praktiken im Bereich Luftsicherheit, und der Entwicklung eines IT-gestützten,

kennzahlenbasierten Systems, welches in den übergeordneten RISKLES Personal- und Sicherheitsmanagement-Referenzprozess eingebettet wird.

Hiermit soll deutlich gemacht werden, dass die Prozesse in einem sicherheitsrelevanten Umfeld unterstützt und die Standards nachhaltig erhöht werden können. Beispielsweise

sollen wissensbasierte Systeme dabei helfen, vorhandenes Wissen innerhalb eines Arbeitsablaufes zu archivieren und es in der Einarbeitungsphase neuer Mitarbeiter und bei der

Weiterbildung an entsprechende Fachkräfte zu verteilen.

Duration 01.07.2013 - 31.12.2015, Funded by

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Thermopack

Ein modular aufgebautes Verpackungskonzept für die Tiefkühl- und Distributionslogistik

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The project Next Generation Thermopack developed an innovative packaging system for the

distribution of frozen goods. Compared to conventional solutions a longer period of refrigeration

can be realized with the same amount of dry ice. This saves costs and reduces the environmental

impact. The prequalified packaging system is exclusively distributed by the K+S (Kühlund

Spezialtransporte GmbH) from Bremerhaven, which developed the solution of insulated

container and cooling element together with the BIBA.

Duration 01.07.2014 - 30.09.2015, Funded by BMWi
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FITMAN

Future Internet Technologies for MANufacturing industries

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The mission of the FITMAN (Future Internet Technologies for MANufacturing industries) project is to provide the FI PPP Core Platform with 10 industry-led use case trials in the domains of Smart, Digital and Virtual Factories of the Future.FITMAN Trials will test and assess the suitability, openness and flexibility of FI-WARE Generic Enablers while contributing to the STEEP (social-technological-economical-environmental-political) sustainability of EU Manufacturing Industries.

The use case trials belong to several manufacturing sectors such as automotive, aeronautics, white goods, furniture, textile/clothing, LED lighting, plastic, construction, and manufacturing assets management.

Duration 01.04.2014 - 30.09.2015, Funded by FP7

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LaMa

LaMa - Intelligent load carrier management

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Goods, such as perishables, pharmaceutical

and chemical products or electronic articles,

which are sensitive to ambient influences,

such as temperature fluctuations, high humidity

or shocks, quality deficiencies occur

frequently during transport. Nowadays,

data loggers are used to measure ambient

conditions during transport. Thus, faults

caused by the transporters can be identified

and proofed only afterwards. On the one

hand the consequences are waste of highquality

goods as well as financial losses and

on the other hand time losses (replenishment

time) that may lead to delays and customer

dissatisfaction.

Researches of BIBA had invented and patented

the “adaptable telematics”. Based on

this knowledge a prototype of the adaptable

telematics was developed and tested within

this projetct. In addition to a conventional

GPRS gateway with GPS module, this unit

consists of wireless sensor cubes. Hereby it

is possible to measure ambient conditions in

real time such as temperature, humidity,

shock and light directly at the goods during

transport and storage. Online monitoring

enables logistics provider to react promptly

to faults in order to reduce product losses.

Furthermore, the created transparency

makes it possible to detect possible faults at

an early stage to avoid these faults. In addition,

the transparency is used for tour planning,

thus, the efficiency of logistics can be

increased. Another advantage of the adaptable

telematics is the detection of an unauthorized

use of the load carrier and thus

provide information to the user about the

progress and the current location (e.g. for

theft protection).

In addition to the telematics system, a web

portal was developed within the project as

well. The applicability of both systems has

been tested and proven in several field tests

in cooperation with the HOYER Multilog.

By using the system, the load carriers were

monitored energy-efficiently as well as online,

and the transparency was used to optimize

logistic processes.

Duration 01.01.2015 - 30.09.2015, Funded by BMWi
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Projektlogo Cyber-Physische Produktionssysteme – Produktivitäts- und Flexibilitätssteigerung durch die Vernetzung intelligenter Systeme in der Fabrik
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CyProS

Cyber Physical Production Systems – Enhancement of Productivity and Flexibility by Networking Intelligent Systems in the Factory

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The research project CyProS acquired methods for developing Cyber-Physical Systems

(CPS) which contribute to a higher transparency and a better control of the complex production process. For this purpose the BIBA analyzed the manufacturing logistics‘ requirements of the gear factory Wittenstein AG and determined potential improvements. In order to make those capabilities accessible, the BIBA developed a concept for a Cyber-Physical logistics system called <a href="www.youtube.com/watch" target="_blank">“Milkrun 4.0”</a> and validated it by means of a simulation study. The simulation disclosed that the “Milkrun 4.0” reduces the material consumption by 30 percent while responsiveness is increased. The prototypical implementation in the company of Wittenstein AG fell to the project partner aio IT for Logistics GmbH.

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Furthermore, a <a href="www.biba.uni-bremen.de/industrie4.html" target="_blank">competence and transfer centre</a> has been initiated. On the one hand, CPS (-applications) are developed and tested in this centre. On the other hand, the wide range of CPS applications is presented to promote an acquisition of research findings into industry.

Duration 15.09.2012 - 14.09.2015, Funded by BMBF
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LinkedDesign

Linked Knowledge in Manufacturing, Engineering and Design for Next-Generation Production

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The European Project LinkedDesign will boost the productivity of today‘s engineers by providing an integrated, holistic view on data, persons and processes across the full product lifecycle as a vital resource for the outstanding competitive design of novel products and manufacturing processes. To achieve this goal the project will develop the Linked Engineering and mAnufacturing Platform (LEAP) as an integrated information system for manufacturing design. LEAP federates all product lifecycle information relevant to drive engineering and manufacturing processes.

Besides the unified access to the integrated information, LEAP will provide specific knowledge exploitation solutions like sentiment analysis and design decision support systems to analyze the integrated information.

(EU, FP7 NMP, 09/2011-2/2015).

Duration 01.09.2011 - 31.08.2015, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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SaMSys 2

Safety Management System zur Verbesserung der Flugsicherheit 2

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The aim of the SaMSys-project is to provide a tool to the hand to the aviation safety officer , which is assisting him in assessing the security situation in the airline and allowing him a proactive safety management.

Existing approaches are limited only to evaluate the various data of an airline with statistical methods in order to identify trends and respond accordingly. These instruments can be used but are only conditionally effective because of the prevailing security situation measurable events gets so rare that the available records of a single airline are no longer sufficient to form meaningful statistics. Furthermore, not all possible sources of errors (eg. anthropogenic sources of errors) were recognized in data sources so that the existing systems have reached their limits.

The project addresses this issues by developing a holistic methodology that incorporates beside the directly measurable data also other safety factors such as the reaction of pilots in stressful situations or the business of the airline to calculate ratios.

Several prototypea has been implemented with which the feasibility of the proposed methodology could be verified.

Duration 01.01.2013 - 30.06.2015, Funded by BMWi

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MAPDRIVER

Towards a Roadmap to Boost Demand for ICT in Transport

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The project aims to support, develop and promote the creation of a Roadmap to facilitate the uptake of ICT innovations in European transport with regards to freight and passenger transport.

The issue of transport and logistics is in fact a key priority in the framework of this new EU programming period 2014-2020, which intends to shape sustainable, integrated and „intelligent‟ transport systems by 2050. The transport sector has entered a period of mature technology offer that needs to be taken to the market, most of which is based on ICT. In addition, the issue of different standards and regulations set by each state amplify the lack of a common regulatory system that leads to major difficulties when it comes to data transmission and compatibility of systems. Finally, another important challenge refers to the poor cooperation among transport chain actors; while users are reluctant to accept new technologies and services that are rarely easy to uptake.

These main shortcomings and challenges will be addressed by the MAPDRIVER project by: 1) supporting the creation of a Roadmap to increase the market uptake of innovations through demand-side innovation policies; 2) promoting demand-side measures to complement many other European initiatives in the framework of achieving wider goals set by the EC such as Horizon 2020, TEN-T and Connecting Europe Facility; 3) boosting demand for European innovations by involving key stakeholders from the private and public sector while fostering the private-public partnership with a market-oriented purpose.

Duration 01.01.2014 - 30.06.2015, Funded by CIP ICT PSP

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jasimaSolutions

Ausgründungsprojekt jasima Solutions

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jasimaSolutions offers simulation-based optimization for production and logistic processes. Using our own, very efficient, and highly flexible simulation library jasima (Java Simulator for Manufacturing and Logistics, jasima.googlecode.com) enterprise processes can be modelled realistically and evaluated quantitatively. The high simulation speed of jasima allows to evaluate a large number of decision alternatives in real-time. This allows to always choose the best alternative and thus reduce costs and improve logistic quality considerably (reduce flowtimes, increase delivery performance).

The project aims at commercializing results from very successful fundamental research on real-time/online scheduling. For this project we were able to raise funding from the German Ministry of Economics and Technology (EXIST Gründerstipendium, www.exist.de).

Duration 01.05.2014 - 30.04.2015, Funded by EXIST Gründerstipendium (BMWi)

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Projektlogo Entwicklung eines Expertensystems zur Unterstützung der energieeffizienten Mischfutterproduktion
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Fu2Experte

Entwicklung eines Expertensystems zur Unterstützung der energieeffizienten Mischfutterproduktion

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Development of an expert system for the support of an energy-efficient compound feed production

In general, production processes are said to be energy-intensive. Varying quality aspects of input products cause the necessity to alter both processing and refining. The input of energy for compound feed production changes according to the level of refining between 45 and 120 kWh/t. 21,3 million tons per anno of produced compound feed refer to a total energy demand of 1,5 billion kWh per anno. Therefore, our focus is to improve the energy efficiency. An essential condition is the prevention of any loss in product quality, preferably yet achieve an even higher quality level by an improved process control. Furthermore, we focus on tools to increase process safety and, in so doing, preserve constant product quality.

Duration 01.08.2011 - 31.03.2015, Funded by BMWi
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PaTRo

Pallet-Tagging-Robot: Development of a demonstrator for automatic attaching of RFID transponders on wooden-flat-pallets

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Within the PaTRo project a demonstrator of the patent pending Pallet-Tagging-Robot was built. The robot can automatically attach RFID transponders to flat wooden pallets. The innovative aspect of the robot relies on its ability to directly affix RFID transponders on stacked pallets. The device can be used at every facility where wooden pallets are stacked. The whole robot consists only of a few components, thus enabling easy movement between different facilities. Furthermore, the robot uses only the pallet stack to climb upwards. The machine stops at each pallet, mills a groove into it and fixes a RFID transponder with brackets. The demonstrator shows the potential of the Pallet-Tagging-Robot to interested partners from industry.

Duration 01.07.2014 - 28.02.2015, Funded by BMWi
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Projektlogo Kognitive Robotik für die Automatisierung logistischer Prozesse
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RobLog

Cognitive Robot for Automation of Logistic Processes

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The goal of the RobLog project was the development of methods and technologies for unloading of universal logistics goods from intermodal containers with a cognitive and autonomous system. Two demonstrators have been built to be able to integrate and validate the developed methods and technologies in different scenarios. The first scientific motivated scenario covered the unloading of unordered and heterogeneous goods whereas the second scenario considered the unloading of heavy coffee sacks in a real industrial environment. For recognition, classification and localisation of the goods in both scenarios, a universal object recognition software component has been developed. For the actual object handling two special robots with scenario specific manipulators and control software have been developed. By testing and evaluation of both systems successful fulfilment of the project requirements have been proved.

Duration 01.02.2011 - 31.01.2015, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme
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Projektlogo Business Innovation in Virtual Enterprise Environments
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BIVEE

Business Innovation in Virtual Enterprise Environments

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The objective of the project is to build a service-oriented ICT platform for the promotion of Business Innovation in Virtual Enterprise Environments. Innovation and continuous production improvement are tightly connected. For this reason both spaces will be integrated within existing enterprise systems, aiming at providing an integrated view of the value production activities.

To this end, a set of main concepts, methods and views on the area of innovation are structured and key performance indicators are determined to transform them into a systematic Virtual Enterprise Modeling Framework enabling Business Innovation.

Duration 01.09.2011 - 31.12.2014, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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Projektlogo Towards an Intermodal Transport Network through Innovative Research-driven Clusters in Regions of Organised and Competitive Knowledge
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INTRAREGIO

Towards an Intermodal Transport Network through Innovative Research-driven Clusters in Regions of Organised and Competitive Knowledge

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The INTRAREGIO project is a coordination action that aims to enhance the integration process and the capacity of the five European regions Canary Islands (ES), Bremen (DE), Marmara (TR), Calabria (IT) and Ruse (BG) towards their development of regional RTD and economic policies and research strategies related to transport concerns, in particular to intermodal freight and passenger transport. Through mutual learning processes and collaborative relationships among regional research-driven clusters, represented by 18 partners coming from governmental, research and industrial side, a transnational cooperation strategy will be established. This framework shall generate new transport-related collaboration among regional players.

Duration 01.01.2012 - 31.12.2014, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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EUNA

Empirische Untersuchung aktueller und zukünftiger Nutzungsgrade mobiler Computersysteme zur Unterstützung älterer Arbeitnehmer in Produktion und Logistik

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Within the research study project, the BIBA at the University of Bremen and the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) at RWTH Aachen University examined the potential contribution of Wearable Computing and ‘Smart Textiles’ to enable participation of aging employees, particularly in production and logistics oriented branches. To examine the acceptance, current status and future role of these technologies and identify potential applications, both technology appliers in industry as well as specialised mobile ICT developers and providers were interrogatedin explorative workshops and personal interviews with selected experts. The results were further validated based on online questionnaires.

As a result, the project has shown that the aging work force has been clearly recognised as a challenge particularly in large production oriented companies, e.g. the automotive industry. In general, the industry is open minded regarding innovative technologies. However, knowledge concerning their specific capabilities and most useful applications is still lacking.

These project results were documented in form of a vision paper and a short movie on the potential of Wearable Computing for an aging work force.

Duration 01.01.2014 - 31.12.2014, Funded by BMBF

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Projektlogo Substitution einer bisherigen Fertigungstechnologie durch FSW

INPRO

Substitution einer bisherigen Fertigungstechnologie durch FSW

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Im Rahmen des Projektes wurde ein Arbeitsorganisationskonzepts für die Substitution eines Fertigungsprozessschritts in der Luftfahrtindustrie entwickelt. Dabei wurde die Fertigungstechnologie des Reibrührschweißens (FSW) unter dem Aspekt der Serientauglichkeit mit dem Ziel TRL5/6 betrachtet. Hierzu wurde ein Fachkonzept erstellt, das die fertigungs- und logistikgerechte Implementierung des neuen Fertigungsprozessschritts unter Beachtung der für das FSW erforderlichen Infrastruktur beschreibt. Im Rahmen der Spezifikation des Konzeptes wurden zudem die relevanten Qualitätssicherungssysteme berücksichtigt.

Duration 06.06.2012 - 31.12.2014, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Greifsystem für die Entladung von inhomogenen Gütern aus  Containern und Wechselbrücken basiert auf bionischem Ansatz

Oktopusgreifer

Gripping System for the Unloading of Inhomogeneous Goods from Containers and Swap Bodies is Based on a Bionic Approach

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The Octopus Gripper is an innovative, new grip-

ping system based on a bionic approach. It combines a

force-locked and a form-locked gripping principle.

The core of the invention are fi nger-like fringes

mounted onto a rotating circular belt. The fringes are

designed as limp fi ngers which are integrated into a

narrow channel leading to a vacuum conduit. The

rigidity of the fi ngers increases when the vacuum is

turned on and establishes a form-fi t but non-perma-

nent connection with the packing pieces.

Since a reliable handling cannot be ascertained by

means of this principle alone, it is supported by a

force-locked connection. The tips of the fringes dis-

play additional apertures through which the vacuum

is capable of att racting objects.

The combination of these two action principles makes

it possible to grip objects just like an octopus takes

hold of his prey. In this regard, the unloading a chaoti-

cally loaded container is mostly anticipated as the case

of application. In the event of unloading, the objects

are drawn by the rotatory movement of the belts.

Duration 01.03.2014 - 31.12.2014, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Robotik in der Logistik - zielgruppenspezifische Weiterbildung für Fachkräfte und EntscheidungsträgerInnen
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RobidLOG

Robotics in Logistics - target group specific further education on robotics in logistics

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The project aimed at the systematic development and implementation of a postgraduate training that focuses on specific target groups and therefore follows a module-based approach. That way the technological awareness of small and medium sized enterprises has been increased by improving decision-making competence and professional expertise in robotic in logistics. The postgraduate training offered six modules that included e.g. potentials, possible apllications and basic knowledge about robotics in logistics. The executed training equally refered to target groups as managing experts, technical management professionals and skilled manual workers.

Duration 01.03.2013 - 15.12.2014, Funded by ESF

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Projektlogo RoboScan’14 - Autonome Roboter – Kooperation zwischen Mensch und  Maschine

RoboScan14

RoboScan’14 - Autonome Roboter – Kooperation zwischen Mensch und Maschine

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Since 2007, BIBA successfully conducts a series of studies every two to three years that identify the Status Quo of robotics-logistics in Germany and adjacent fields. In 2014, it was about robotics in logistics in general and included the special field man-robot interaction.

Duration 01.04.2014 - 31.10.2014, Funded by
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GaLa

GaLA - Games and Learning Alliance is the Network of Excellence (NoE) on Serious Games

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GaLA - Games and Learning Alliance is the Network of Excellence (NoE) on Serious Games funded by the European Union in FP7 – IST ICT, Technology Enhanced Learning.

GaLA gathers the cutting-the-edge European Research & Development organizations on Serious Games, involving 31 partners from 14 countries. Partnership involves universities, research centers, and developer and education industries.

The NoE organizations aim to integrate their activities and resources in a long-term view structuring the activities along 3 major axes:

Research integration and harmonization

Joint research activities

Spreading of excellence

Duration 01.10.2010 - 30.09.2014, Funded by FRP 7; ICT

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MSEE

Manufacturing SErvice Ecosystem

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<p><i>"By 2015, novel service-oriented management methodologies and the Future Internet universal business infrastructure will enable European virtual factories and enterprises to self-organize in distributed, autonomous, interoperable, non-hierarchical innovation ecosystems of tangible and intangible manufacturing assets, to be virtually described, on-the-fly composed and dynamically delivered as a Service, end-to-end along the globalised value chain."</i></p>

<p>This MSEE 2015 Vision stems upon two complementary pillars, which have characterized the last 10 years of research about Virtual Organizations, Factories and Enterprises: Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) and Digital Business Ecosystems (DBE).</p>

<p>BIBA will lead a WP on Methodology for requirements engineering & evaluation and a second WP on Virtual Factories & Enterprises Business & Industrial Models. It will also lead the work on the Reference Framework for Innovation Ecosystems. Beyond that BIBA will contribute to and support activities on MSEE Services Performance Assessment, Maturity Models and Change Management, Service-based Innovation Ecosystems as well as in Service Life Cycle Management.</p>

Duration 01.10.2011 - 30.09.2014, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme
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InnoMatNet

Networking of materials laboratories and innovation actors in various industrial sectors for product or process innovation

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InnoMatNet aims to advance the goal of an innovation society by developing a flexible approach that establishes

teams of innovators, which link materials labs with industry, (particularly the creative industry) as well as

other innovation actors providing support to help them bring new products and processes to market. Through

conducting a needs assessment and mapping support required against support available an understanding of

the support different actors would benefit from will be obtained and best practices identified. This will allow the

design and implementation of support actions that will promote open innovation approaches and the use of new

innovative support tools. The networking activities and interactive approach will allow the creation of the new

alliances required for improving the coordination of high quality research.

Duration 01.04.2012 - 30.09.2014, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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Projektlogo Development and proof of new approaches  for through-life asset management based on next generation of materials and  production technology
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ThroughLife

Development and proof of new approaches for through-life asset management based on next generation of materials and production technology

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The main objective of the “ThroughLife“ project is to develop and prove new approaches for through-life asset management for selected technologies and application scenarios in the area of ship building. This will be done by considering all life cycle phases of the technologies concerned in view of their cost efficiency, environmental performance and safety. Special emphasis will be given to the identification, elaboration and demonstration of innovative joint services of the main actors in the life cycle. In detail, ThroughLife addresses efficient and environmentally friendly techniques and materials, condition monitoring and assessment, strategies and tools for predictive, condition and risk based maintenance and repair, innovative design strategies, new business models for used products and concepts and ideas for innovative joint life cycle services.

Duration 01.04.2011 - 31.03.2014, Funded by FP7-SST.2010.5

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Projektlogo Hochflexibles, modulares Förder- und Positioniersystem auf  Basis omnidirektionaler Antriebstechnik

Celluveyor

Highly Flexible and Modular Conveying and Positioning System based on Omnidirectional Technology

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The cellular conveyor – “Celluveyor“ for short –

is a modular conveyor and positioning system based

on a novel concept of conveyor technology. The pat-

ented system developed at BIBA consists of numerous

small hexagonal conveyor modules equipped with

omnidirectional wheels, each powered by its own

electric drive. The special arrangement of the wheels

and the targeted activation of the engines make it

possible to move objects independently on any desir-

able track.

The modules can be assembled without much ado to

yield universally applicable conveying surfaces of any

desirable dimension and geometry. Only one single

system accomplishes all tasks essential in conveyor

technology on a small surface, e.g. moving, segregat-

ing and reuniting, changing the transport direction

and orientation, or clustering of packing units. The

modular construction principle and the omnidirec-

tional conveyor modules replace almost all types of

intralogistic systems, even if they are characterized by

very complex forms and functions.

Duration 01.10.2013 - 01.03.2014, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Echtzeitmonitoring des Transports und Umschlags von Komponenten zur Offshore-Montage von Windkraftanlagen

Mon2Sea

Echtzeitmonitoring des Transports und Umschlags von Komponenten zur Offshore-Montage von Windkraftanlagen

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Im Projekt Mon²Sea wurden Prozesse und Infrastrukturen entwickelt sowie validiert, welche die Produktions- und Logistikprozesse bei der industriellen Serienfertigung und der Errichtung von Offshore-Windkraftanlagen in informationstechnischer und technologischer Hinsicht unterstützen. Es wurde die Entwicklung einer IT-Forschungsplattform vorangetrieben, die eine ganzheitliche, akteursübergreifende Planung und Steuerung der logistischen Prozesse in der Errichtungsphase ermöglicht. Das System umfasst das Prozessdesign, den innovativen Einsatz von IuK-Technologie und IT-Funktionalitäten. In umfangreichen Simulationsstudien wurden die dynamischen Wetter- und Seegangeinflüsse auf die aktuellen Prozesse untersucht und nachfolgend die Prozesse für das betrachtete Netzwerk neugestaltet.

Duration 01.12.2010 - 30.11.2013, Funded by 5. Energieforschungsprogramm
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BOMA

Boat Management

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After years of focusing on products quality, leisure boat builders have realized the need to emphasize the after-sales market and their customers’ demands for products that are both easy in upkeep and environmentally friendly. To apply concepts of Product Lifecycle Management and Intelligent Maintenance to fulfill such requirements was the aim of BOMA. The project was driven by the commercial needs of the European Leisure Boat building SMEs and aimed to increase their international competitiveness by establishing Intelligent Products and Service Extensions for the marine sector. The BOMA results benefit not only the boat manufacturers and their immediate customers, but the entire value network.

BOMA has both conceptually developed and successfully realized and implemented a Product Lifecycle Management concept for the European leisure boat industry, providing new services to the marine sector, addressing Intelligent Maintenance, Sustainability, Upgrades and the used boat market. Besides the conceptual development, BIBA has developed and implemented a modular concept for sensor data gathering and integration, providing uniform access to the boats data through a Universal Marine Gateway (UMG). BIBA also has put much emphasis on the development and use of the OpenGroup Quantum Lifecycle Management (QLM) standard.

Duration 01.12.2011 - 30.11.2013, Funded by FP7-SME-2011

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POWer.net

Planung und Optimierung wandlungsfähiger Wertschöpfungsnetzwerke

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Modern logistic networks are increasingly faced with dynamical changing parameters in their internal and external environment. In order to coping with these volatile trends, flexible adaptations with a short term horizon are often not sufficient. In this context the project POWer.net aimed at developing methods for quick and efficient adaptations of the networks structure. These methods for evaluating different network alternatives, which were developed in the project, have been implemented to a software prototype. Moreover, this prototype comprises an approach for the real time measurement of the major driving forces.

Duration 01.09.2010 - 31.08.2013, Funded by BMBF

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Mobile iQualiser

Entwicklung einer intelligenten und mobilen Qualitätsprüfungseinrichtung für großflächige Faserverbundstrukturen

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Development of an intelligent and mobile quality testing facility for largescale composite structures.

Within the project a mobile and nearly autonomously acting system will be developed in order to check and evaluate potential defects in the structure of large components, which are made of composite materials such as glass fibre or carbon fibre. For this purpose an appropriate kinematics will be developed. The kinematic system will be equipped with various sensors in order to provide information relating to the current position and orientation. By a continuous monitoring the alignment to the workpiece can be ensured as well as the safety at work. Additional sensors will be used for conducting quality inspection and system control. This way the system is enabled to work in a realistic environment and performs the quality control of the composites under various conditions.

The project aims to deploy and evaluate a fully functional prototype for usage under realistic working conditions.

Duration 01.02.2012 - 30.06.2013, Funded by BMBF

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Projektlogo Der Intelligente Container - Vernetzte intelligente Objekte in der Logistik
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Der Intelligente Container - Vernetzte intelligente Objekte in der Logistik

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Intelligent and linked goods, loading devices and means of transportation are able to monitor themselves and their transport. Those objects have the ability of autonomous control and therefore can control and solve complex logistics tasks robust as well as reliably. Sensors for transport requirements and condition of goods allow realising “dynamic FEFO” (First Expire, First Out) for logistics processes. To control the logistics supply chain the actual condition of goods, e.g. the degree of ripeness of fruits, is a criterion. This new principle of logistics allows autonomous control of objects and at the same time innovative logistics processes. For further information please visit <a href="www.intelligentcontainer.com" target="_blank">www.intelligentcontainer.com</a>.

Duration 01.07.2010 - 30.06.2013, Funded by BMBF
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Projektlogo Bremen Technology Center
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BreTeCe

Bremen Technology Center

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BreTeCe focuses on providing services and developing solutions in the area of functional testing. In the face of growing competition, many system suppliers are required to differentiate their product portfolio by incorporating individual customer requirements. In order to achieve this, new technologies and innovations are integrated into the product, e.g. by using mechatronic components. However, the usage of mechatronic components proportionally increases the complexity of the products, e.g. in aerospace and automobile industries. This, in turn, increases the effort required to test and ensure the correct functioning of products. The aim of BreTeCe is to improve the overall efficiency of the testing of complex mechatronic products. The key areas for improvement in this field are commencement of the test phase at an earlier stage, improved compatibility of test equipment and optimisation of the test process. BreTeCe facilitates these key improvements by networking the distributed test systems, standardizing the test system interfaces and semi-automating the generation of test cases.

Duration 01.05.2009 - 30.06.2013, Funded by EFRE: Europäischer Fonds für regionale Entwicklung

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Peripheria

Networked Smart Peripheral Cities for Sustainable Lifestyles

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The objective of PERIPHÈRIA is to deploy convergent Future Internet (FI) platforms and services for the promotion of sustainable lifestyles in and across emergent networks of “smart” peripheral cities in Europe, dynamic realities with a specific vocation for green creativity. Its Open Service Convergence Platform, an “Internet by and for the People”, extends and enhances the Save Energy project’s Social Information Architecture, integrating key new components – sensor networks, real time 3D and mobile location-based services – with the FI paradigms of Internet of Things (IoT), Internet of Services (IoS) and Internet of People (IoP).

In Bremen pilot applications for "Smart Streets" are developed and tested. For this purpose a collaboration with Brepark GmbH was established. Potential applications will make use of Smartphones (with Near Field Communication), "Internet of Things"-technologies and existing web-services like Foursquare or Layar.

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Duration 01.11.2010 - 01.05.2013, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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VICON

Virtual User Concept for Supporting Inclusive Design of Consumer Products and User Interfaces

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The needs of people with physical/sensory impairments are generally not well considered well when designing user interfaces (UIs) to access and interact with consumer products. Therefore current consumer products rarely fulfill the real-time interaction and accessibility needs of users suffering from visual, hearing, and dexterity impairments. The aim of VICON is to support the design process of user interfaces of consumer products, in order to guarantee that consumer products are designed inclusively. This is achieved in VICON through the development of an advanced “Virtual User Model” in an environment that enables the specification, building, and evaluation of user interfaces for controlling and interacting with consumer products. The audiences addressed in VICON are those with mild to moderate, impairments, like age-related hearing loss, macular degeneration, etc., rather than those with profound impairments.<br>

Currently user tests are performed with real users to evaluate the quality of the VICON approach.

Duration 01.01.2010 - 30.04.2013, Funded by FRP 7; ICT

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OpenIN

OpenInn2.0: A Knowledge Generating House and e-Assessment Model

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'OpenInn2.0 - A Knowledge Generating House and e-Assessment Model' aims at developing an innovative learning paradigm and a website (the Knowledge Generating House) that enhances creativity and innovation by a set of tools that can be used for distributed and collaborative idea generation on a social networking basis, designed according to the Open Innovation concept.

The e-Assessment Model is an e-learning material, a comprehensive pedagogical background, that can be applied also as a guide for using the Knowledge Generating House for lifelong learning and innovation purposes. These results will be on the OpenInn portal in 9 languages (EN, DE, SK, PT, IT, HU, ES, DA, BG).

The project is funded under der Lifelong Learning Programme, Transversal Programme, Key Activity 3 ICT (Promotion of ICT for learning).


Duration 01.11.2010 - 30.04.2013, Funded by

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ADOS

Analyse und Dokumentation der operativen Offshore-Serviceprozesse und Spezifikation der Anforderungen an eine operative Instandhaltungssoftware

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To raise the performance of maintenance actions in the field of offshore wind energy is a particular challenge because the accessibility of wind turbines is very limited for service technician. Therefore, both the planning and the full documentation of the performed service activities are very important. Within this project, offshore-service processes has been analyzed and as well as a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) were specified with special consideration of mobile technologies.

Duration 01.10.2011 - 31.03.2013, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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ELLIOT

Experiential Living Labs for the Internet of Things

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The project “ELLIOT” (Experiential Living Lab for the Internet of Things) aims to develop an experiential IT platform where users/citizens will be directly involved in co-creating, exploring and experimenting new ideas, concepts and technological artiefacts related to applications and services in the Internet of Things (IOT). The ELLIOT Experiential approach will be explored and its technology platform experimented within different use cases belonging to three different sectors, namely Logistics, Wellbeing and Environment, in order to validate the capacity for users/citizens to co-create IoT based services. BIBA – Bremer Institut für Produktion und Logistik GmbH is associated with the logistic use case and will develop and build a demonstrator in this field.

Duration 01.09.2010 - 27.02.2013, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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PEOPLE

Pilot smart urban Ecosystems leveraging Open innovation for Promoting and enabLing future E-services

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PEOPLE aims at speeding up the uptake of smart cities through the rapid implementation, deployment and uptake of innovative internet-based services in order to allow facing the main challenges of developed cities at present and towards their future quality of life. This will be enabled by designing and implementating user-driven open innovation methodologies and process.

Development and implementation of internet-based services (for Smartphones) at Technology Park Bremen is a major goal of this project. The project is realized through collaboration with the Technologie-Zentrum Informatik und Informationstechnik (TZI).

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Duration 01.11.2010 - 01.11.2012, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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TARGET-EEU

Transformative, Adaptive, Responsive and enGaging EnvironmenT

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<p>The global competition for highly skilled people has led to increasing acceptance by organizations, as a key business strategy, of the need to retain and re-train their existing staff through some kind of tailored competence development that reduces the lead-time for a learner to achieve target productivity: the “time-to-competence” (TTC). Today, the main route to shorten TTC is a bespoke (hand-crafted) face-to-face or blended course, which tends to be resource-intensive (expensive to create and deliver). The main aim of the TARGET Project was to research, analyse, and develop a new genre of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) environment that supports rapid competence development of individuals, namely knowledge workers within the domains of living labs (innovation) and project management.</p>

<p>The TARGET environment is conceived as a complex learning process supported by the TARGET platform, which consists of a set of innovative and advanced tools and services. Here, the learner is presented with complex situations in the form of game scenarios: interacting with the game results into enriched experiences that are gradually leading to knowledge acquisition.

With the aforementioned focus, the TARGET Project has explored and integrated five relevant research fields:</p>

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<li>Threshold Concepts, resembling knowledge gateways that transform a person’s understanding of a knowledge domain

<li>Knowledge Ecology, which defines knowledge as a “living organism”

<li>Cognitive Load Theory, according to which a learner’s attention and working memory is limited and therefore learning processes must be designed to allow effective internalization without overload

<li>Learning Communities, where members of a community develop their competences by leveraging the experience of their peers

<li>Experience Management, to allow learners to accumulate lessons learned through real and theoretical situations.

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Duration 01.06.2010 - 31.10.2012, Funded by FRP 7; ICT

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Projektlogo RoboScan'12 | Online-Befragung zur Robotik-Logistik | Schwerpunkt Intuitive Roboterprogrammierung
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RoboScan12

RoboScan | Robotics in logistics

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Since 2007, BIBA successfully conducts a series of studies every two to three years that identify the Status Quo of robotics-logistics in Germany and adjacent fields. In 2012, it was about robotics in logistics in general and included the special field intuitive robot-programming.

Please find the results in the attached document.

Duration 01.01.2012 - 16.10.2012, Funded by Kieserling Stiftung
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EMOSES

Development of a method to recognize universal logistic goods inside a container using 3D vision

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The aim of this research project was to develop a method to detect universal cargo units. This method defines the location and position of cargo units inside a container, so that an automatic unloading by a manipulator is possible. The core of the research project was the design and implementation of this method, which was tested with simulated and real sensor data. To find out the possibilities and limits of the applicability of the method for evaluating the automatic unloading process of cargo units, a realistic test setup was finally installed.

Duration 15.10.2009 - 14.10.2012, Funded by DFG

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iREMO

intelligent REactive polymer composites MOulding

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Fibre-reinforced composites are light and robust. That’s why they can found today within various products (cars, boats, aircrafts and even road bridges). However, the production process comprises several uncertainties. As a result the scrap rate during production is comparatively high. In addition the design of products is affected by safety margins. Objective of iREMO is the development of a sensor-based environment for the monitoring and control of an important step in the production: The curing of the resin which is brought into mouldings. The aim is to derive corrective actions (e.g. cooling of certain areas of a moulding) through the measurement of the temperature and viscosity of the resin.

Duration 01.09.2009 - 31.08.2012, Funded by EU, NMP

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ProKon

Einsatz innovativer IuK-Technologien zur Prozess-Kontrolle im Ladungs- und Ladungsträgermanagement von Seehäfen

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The transparency of location and status of loadings and load carriers is particularly important for efficient warehouse management on seaport (RoRo) terminals. Often, monitoring of load carrier movement processes and modified status information is still insufficiently supported by software systems. An automated IT-based load carrier management system offers a wide range of opportunities for tracking and tracing positions and status information of loadings and load carriers.

As a step towards such a system, the project developed an automated system for detection, identification, positioning and status recording of roll-trailers in seaport terminals by combining innovative information and communication technologies like RFID and GPS satellite positioning for identifying, tracking and communications. The technical feasibility of the proposed system was shown by a demonstrator.

Project examinations showed that continuous monitoring of the location and status changes allows search time reduction, decrease of relocation processes and overall an improvement of the traffic flow on the seaport terminal area.

Duration 01.08.2008 - 31.07.2012, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Adaptive Geschäftsprozesse - Modellierung und Methodologie
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SFB637-B2

Adaptive Business Processes - Modelling and Methodology

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<p>Motivation</br>

The paradigm of autonomously controlled logistic business processes aims to increase the flexibility and robustness of logistic systems in case of fluctuations in capacity supply or demand. Thereto, logistic objects will be equipped with specific capabilities for local decision making and execution. However, there are no dedicated methods for the modelling of such processes available. Classic modeling methods lack to support modeling of the decentralized characteristics of autonomous business processes, while modeling methods for multi-agent-systems exclude the logistics perspective. </p>

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This project aimed to fill this gap by developing methods and tools which enable logistic process experts to model and analyze this new process generation. The Autonomous Logistics Engineering Methodology (ALEM) has been developed and consists of a procedure model, a view concept, and an UML-based graphical notation. It enables logistic process experts to specify and analyze autonomous logistic business processes. All three methodology elements are integrated into a prototype modeling software.</p>

<p>Results</br>

The ALEM methodology includes methods for the configuration of the infrastructure of autonomous logistic processes and for purposes of simulation and evaluation of ALEM models. In the context of simulation, a three-stage, model driven architecture based method has been developed to analyze the logistic performance of modeled business processes. Thereto, ALEM models are transformed (semi-) automatic in to the external multi-agent-simulation PlaSMA. This method enables process experts to determine performance indicators and behavioral information about single logistic objects or an overall logistic system. Additionally, the simulation results can be used to tailor or improve the modeled business process.</p>

Duration 01.01.2004 - 30.06.2012, Funded by DFG Sonderforschungsbereich
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SFB637-Z2

Demonstrator und Applikationsplattform für die Selbststeuerung logistischer Prozesse

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To put fundamental research coherently across is often an underestimated intention. Especially for this purpose, a central subproject application platform was set up by the CRC 637. The technical subproject Z2 realised a common application and demonstration platform for the CRC 637. From the contents’ point of view, the platform aimed on the one hand the clear and vivid demonstration of autonomous logistics concepts, and on the other hand it validated newly developed autonomous control methods in a straightforward environment. The prototypical application of the developed autonomy concepts was realised on a common application platform in order to ensure its suitability for practical use and to make the idea of autonomy in logistics tangible.</br>

The represented subprojects of the CRC 637 aspired to implement the prototypical methods and concepts. The application platform accommodated both the implementation of the software and the assay of hardware for developed methods. The different subprojects had the potential to realise special assays in a collective context to identify and to solve problems between different methods and models. The application platform also represented the demonstrator of the CRC 637.</br>

For further information see: <a href="www.sfb637.uni-bremen.de/341.html" target="_blank">www.sfb637.uni-bremen.de/341.html?&L=2</a>

Duration 01.01.2004 - 30.06.2012, Funded by DFG

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SFB 637 - C2

Integration von Logistikdaten zur Unterstützung selbststeuernder Logistikprozesse

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The objective of the sub-project is the research and development of concepts and procedures of data integration, which provide persistent and platform independent access to and exchange of data on the basis of generic services within autonomous cooperating logistics systems. Such mechanisms are not yet available. On the other hand there exist different approaches (e.g. mediators, Web Services or ontologies) all of which can be used for a system independent data access. The main focus of work carried out in the sub-project in 2009 was placed on the development of a prototypical mediator as well as on the analysis of service-oriented architectures.

Duration 01.01.2008 - 30.06.2012, Funded by DFG Sonderforschungsbereich

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SaMSys

Safety Management System zur Verbesserung der Flugsicherheit

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The aim of the SaMSys-project is to provide a tool to the hand to the aviation safety officer , which is assisting him in assessing the security situation in the airline and allowing him a proactive safety management.

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Existing approaches are limited only to evaluate the various data of an airline with statistical methods in order to identify trends and respond accordingly. These instruments can be used but are only conditionally effective because of the prevailing security situation measurable events gets so rare that the available records of a single airline are no longer sufficient to form meaningful statistics. Furthermore, not all possible sources of errors (eg. anthropogenic sources of errors) were recognized in data sources so that the existing systems have reached their limits.

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The project addresses this issues by developing a holistic methodology that incorporates beside the directly measurable data also other safety factors such as the reaction of pilots in stressful situations or the business of the airline to calculate ratios.

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Several prototypea has been implemented with which the feasibility of the proposed methodology could be verified.

Duration 01.01.2009 - 30.06.2012, Funded by BMWi

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Logistics for Life

Logistics Industry Coalition for Long -term, ICT-based Fright Transport Efficiency

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Logistics for LIFE is a two years 1.5 M€ project aimed at drive European ICT for Transport research in the direction of making logistic operations more efficient, and thus more environmentally friendly, financially and socially sustainable on the long term. The following results will be achieved: 1) a multi-disciplinary network pursuing efficiency-related initiatives within EU, international or industrial programs, and attracting key stakeholders through a dedicated Forum; 2) a reference framework linking the stakeholders’ efficiency requirements to sustainability strategic objectives and to relevant ICT solutions; 3) a strategic roadmap including concrete actions and strategies for ICT solutions implementation; 4) coordinated dissemination activities and 5) a common working platform aimed at the community of users and researchers pursuing ICT-based logistics sustainability. The Logistics for LIFE Consortium includes global leaders in logistics (e.g., DHL, COSCO, BLG), vehicle and technology manufacturing (e.g., Volvo, Intel), ICT companies and research organizations representing some of the major initiatives and research projects in the field. International Cooperation partners from China, US and Eastern Europe are also involved.

Duration 01.01.2010 - 30.06.2012, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme

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OT-B

Forschungs- und Entwicklungsbasierte Logistik- und Ressourcenplanung des Offshore-Terminals Bremerhaven

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Bremerhaven entwickelt sich zu einem bedeuten Standort für die Offshore-Windenergie-Branche. Diese Relevanz wird unter anderem auch durch den geplanten Offshore-Terminal-Bremerhaven deutlich, der ab dem Jahr 2015 seinen Betrieb aufnehmen soll. Im Rahmen des Projekts OT-B wird eine Vorstudie durchgeführt, welche die Bedarfe an die Logistik und an die nötigen Ressourcen des geplanten Offshore-Terminals untersucht. Der Betrachtungszeitraum der Vorstudie umfasst die Jahre 2015 bis 2045.

Duration 21.10.2011 - 30.06.2012, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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LSO-Pro

Learning and Self-Organization in Production Planning and Control

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The goal of this research project is to explore new ways to utilize self-organization in production and in-house logistics, allowing on-line adaptation to stochastic events such as varying processing times, new job arrivals, or machine breakdowns. Three main avenues towards this goal shall be examined:

     

  1. Evolve and continuously adapt local control rules, tailored to the specific situation in the production system.
  2. Provide the local agents with additional global information and globally derived solutions

    to enhance coordination and achievement of global goals.

  3. Develop means to monitor and control self-organizing production systems.
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Duration 01.12.2008 - 31.03.2012, Funded by DFG

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EURIDICE

European Interdiciplinay research on Intelligent Cargo for Efficient, Safe and environment-Friendly Logistics

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EURIDICE aims to create necessary concepts, technological solutions and business models in order to establish an advanced information services for freight transportation in Europe. It is based upon the intelligent cargo concept, defined by the vision statement: “In five years time, most of the goods flowing through European freight corridors will be "intelligent". The goods will be connected through a global telecommunication network to support several information services for logistic operators, industrial users and public authorities”

The full realization will have significant impact in terms of diffusion and effectiveness of ICT support to freight transportation. It will strengthen the competitiveness and the environment-friendliness of logistics.

Duration 01.02.2008 - 31.01.2012, Funded by FRP 7; ICT

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Instandhaltung

Entwicklung von optimierten Instandhaltungsprozessen u. a. durch die automatische Erfassung verschleiß-abhängiger technischer Betriebsparameter

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Since container handling will increase in the future, the capacity of straddle carriers will increase as well. This leads to shorter time frames for maintenance of the straddle carriers. Thus the service life between maintenance operations has to increase. Within the project a system was developed, with which specific and crucial components of the straddle carrier could be monitored (equipment and condition monitoring). Main focus was placed on the shift from preventive maintenance to an actual condition based maintenance.

Duration 01.11.2008 - 31.01.2012, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung
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COIN

COllaboration and INteroperability for Networked Enterprises

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“By 2020 enterprise collaboration and interoperability services will become an invisible,

pervasive and self-adaptive knowledge and business utility at disposal of the European

networked enterprises from any industrial sector and domain in order to rapidly set-up,

efficiently manage and effectively operate different forms of business collaborations, from the

most traditional supply chains to the most advanced and dynamic business ecosystems.”<p>

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The mission of the COIN IP is to study, design, develop and prototype an open, self-adaptive,

generic ICT integrated solution to support the above 2020 vision, starting from notable existing

research results in the field of Enterprise Interoperability (and made available by the whole

Enterprise Interoperability DG INFSO D4 Cluster and specifically by the projects ATHENA,

INTEROP, ABILITIES, SATINE, TRUSTCOM) and Enterprise Collaboration (and made

available by the projects ECOLEAD, DBE, E4 and ECOSPACE).

In particular, a COIN business-pervasive open-source service platform will be able to expose,

integrate, compose and mash-up in a secure and adaptive way existing and innovative to-bedeveloped

Enterprise Interoperability and Enterprise Collaboration services, by applying

intelligent maturity models, business rules and self-adaptive decision-support guidelines to

guarantee the best combination of the needed services in dependence of the business context, as

industrial sector and domain, size of the companies involved, openness and dynamics of

collaboration.

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This way, the Information Technology vision of Software as a Service (SaaS) will find its

implementation in the field of interoperability among collaborative enterprises, supporting the

various collaborative business forms, from supply chains to business ecosystems, and becoming

for them like a utility, a commodity, the so-called Interoperability Service Utility (ISU).

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The COIN project will finally develop an original business model based on the SaaS-U

(Software as a Service-Utility) paradigm where the open-source COIN service platform will be

able to integrate both free-of-charge and chargeable, open and proprietary services depending on

the case and business policies.

Duration 01.01.2008 - 31.12.2011, Funded by FRP 7; ICT

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CONVERGE

Collaborative Communication Driven Decision Management in Non Hierarchical Supply Chains of the Electronic Industry

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<p>Motivation</br>

The electronic industry is a fast developing market segment. To stay competitive, European companies have to respond with improved flexibility to changing requirements. To increase flexibility, companies must operate in non-hierarchical networks of trusted suppliers to short cut decision making processes, in particular on tactical and strategic levels. Today, existing decision flows within and across companies are well structured at the level of operational management and shop floor coordination. In contrast, at the strategic and tactical levels, inter-organizational decision flows are not well formalized. Several aspects, like missing rules for transactions impede with shared decision-making, resulting in a lack of confidentiality or of knowledge about the network partners’ goals and activities.</p>

<p>Approach</br>

An European consortium of ten partners from five European countries has been formed. The scientific partners supported the project with their expertise in process and decision modelling and analysis. The IT focused partners contribute their advanced knowledge in CRM and SRM solutions as on ERP Systems. The application partners provided necessary information for the development of the ODM as focal companies and were the prototype’s first end users.</p>

<p>Results</br>

The project developed a collaboration framework for the strategic and tactical management levels, called Open Decision Framework. It consists of three main components: First, a reference model for collaboration on the management levels in non-hierarchical networks. Second, a deployment process that describes the reference model’s application at the different usage levels. The project’s last result was a prototype, which makes use of existing CRM/SRM-Tools, and extends and adapts them to the new reference model.</p>

Duration 01.06.2009 - 30.11.2011, Funded by EU, 7th Framework Programme
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PMC

Personal Mobility Center

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Once it has been fully established, the Personal Mobility Center (PMC) will function as the core establishment of the Model Region coordinating the introduction of electro mobility in the Metropolitan Area of Bremen-Oldenburg. It will not only oversee the different steps of the process but will also seek to increase the cooperation with other German model regions concerning electro mobility in the medium term. The funds for PMC that come from the German Economic Stimulus Package are supposed to set the incentive to integrate electro mobility concepts into the existing transportation structures. The goal is to integrate more than 100 electric vehicles within two years of the project’s initial phase, thus proving their functionality. To do so, PMC’s partners will establish both the required infrastructure and an adequate vehicle fleet.

PMC’s aim is to integrate electro mobility into individual transportation structures as well as into public transport. Therefore, the manifold fleet is supposed to include vehicles ranging from electric bicycles to four-seater cars for carpooling. To be able to provide these different vehicle types, PMC will make use of both prototypes and commercialized vehicles. Moreover, the introduction of electro mobility will be supported by supplying several sorts of recharging facilities. The latter will not be limited to strategically wellplaced public service stations, but will also take into account the demand of companies and private consumers wishing to recharge their vehicles on a more individual basis. At the same time, specific business strategies will be designed to compensate the high expenses of investing in electric vehicles. This way, the PMC will fulfil its credo “Providing electro mobility efficiently”.

Duration 01.10.2009 - 30.09.2011, Funded by BMVBS

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Projektlogo Schnelle Konsolidierung und Dekonsolidierung von Seecontainern mittels Robotik und dynamischer Beladungsplanung

RoboCon

Schnelle Konsolidierung und Dekonsolidierung von Seecontainern mittels Robotik und dynamischer Beladungsplanung

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A significant portion of sea containers turned over by German harbours is deconsolidated/ consolidated in the harbour. Especially the deconsolidation of consumer goods and textiles, which is done manually, is extensive as a result of the high quantity and of the missing use of pallets. This manual consolidation of bulky goods is complex because of the difficult handling by a fork lift in the container. The first objective of this project is the development of a robot system which deconsolidates inhomogeneous parcels autonomous and fast. The second objective is the development of a stuffer system and a dynamic load planning method for consolidation inhomogeneous goods. As a result of this project, the quality of the process and the turnover of goods will increase. In addition the competitiveness oft german harbours will be straightened

Duration 01.09.2008 - 31.08.2011, Funded by BMWi

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IDS

Intelligentes Desktopmanagement System

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IDS is a research project funded by german aircraft industry. The system will assist developers at their daily work by determining the context gathered from desktop applications (e.g. MS Office) to proactively provide semantically similar Documents.

The semantic enrichment is made by combination of several techniques like filtering of paragraphs to remove not relevant text paragraphs, or usage of lexical scanners, to extract key words from artifacts. Clustering algorithms enable recognition of semantic linkages between extracted key words. Thus Documents can be grouped and prioritized. In the year 2009 selected Frameworks were analysed and evaluated concerning their applicability.

Duration 01.02.2009 - 30.06.2011, Funded by Airbus Deutschland GmbH, Standort Bremen

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SAViNG

StAhl- und Eisenschrott VerfolguNG

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Mit einer lückenlosen Identifizierung und Verfolgung des Materialflusses, sowie einem elektronischen Datenaustausch zielt dieses Projekt auf die Verbesserung und Flexibilisierung der Produktionsplanung in der Herstellung von qualitativ hochwertigem Stahl ab. Durch geeignete Technologien wird der Produktionsprozess über auftretende Medienbrüche hinweg unterstützt und so eine gleichmäßige Bearbeitung ohne Staubildung realisiert. Die Herausforderung in der Gestaltung des Systems liegt in den vergleichsweise harten Umweltbedingungen, welche beispielsweise eine automatische Identifikation durch klassische Technologien erschweren oder gar ausschließen.

Duration 01.12.2010 - 31.05.2011, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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UHR

Entwicklung neuer Technologien zur Erfassung von Ver- und Entriegelungszuständen an Überhöhenrahmen

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Containers are transported to terminals with specific vehicles. Handling of cargo, which is transported in special carriers, is done by using overheight-frames. Testing of the locking state is sometimes wrong between overheight-frame and container. This causes accidents and damage to cargo and carriers. Therefore, an electronic device was developed to detect the safety of the locking states. The developed system is currently used on the terminal.

Duration 01.08.2008 - 30.04.2011, Funded by BMWi
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KompAuW

Kompetenzatlas Aus- und Weiterbildung in der Logistik

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The competence atlas for education and training in the field of logistics is an innovative application, designed for the Logistikfabriktisch and to inform about education and training possibilites in this promising branch in the Bremen region.

Duration 01.01.2011 - 31.03.2011, Funded by Kieserling Stiftung

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AILES

Analyse der Instandhaltungsprozesse und Erstellung eines Lastenhefts in Vorbereitung auf die Entwicklung einer kundenspezifischen Instandhaltungssoftware

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The planning and operation of maintenance in the offshore wind energy sector presents a particular challenge. Due to the restricted access to the facilities, maintenance planning and implementation is very complex and costly. Accordingly, maintenance and repair have to be very well prepared to ensure accurate planning of the resources which are required. Within the project a framework for recording and processing of data concerning a life cycle analysis of the failure characteristics was examined in order to optimize the maintenance work.

Duration 01.09.2010 - 15.01.2011, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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VGU

Virtual Global University

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The Virtual Global University (VGU) was a private initiative of professors of business informatics and related disciplines in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to implement a globalized approach to education, based on state-of-the-art multi-media, and distance learning technologies and the Internet.

The VGU established the School of Business Informatics (SBI), which offered as the first worldwide business-oriented master's degree, with the title "International Master of Business Informatics" (MBI) based on an online study programme. The MBI programme comprised relevant IT topics from applied computer science, combined with management-oriented courses such as e-business and enterprise resource planning. The total duration of the program was two years and included producing a master's thesis (three-month) and gaining practical experience. The program ran from 2001 to 2014.

Duration 01.01.2002 - 31.12.2010, Funded by

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Lf-Tisch

Logistikfabriktisch

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The „Logistikfabriktisch“ (logistics factory table)is cooperation project between BIBA as well as the media agency eventfive. The developed table is a multimedia tool, which shows processes in logistics and makes them experience-able. The complex content can be presented in an easy way by defining different detailing levels. Each level contains several media-objects, like videos, photos or text. In this context, different logistics companies of the logistics process are shown, their role in the logistics chain as well as their interplay are visualized. Furthermore, the user gets the possibility gather information about the displayed companies.

Duration 01.01.2010 - 31.12.2010, Funded by Land Bremen

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Projektlogo Trendstudie zum Einsatz von Robotertechnologien in der Logistik Fokus: Innovations- und Technologiemanagement

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Trendstudie zum Einsatz von Robotertechnologien in der Logistik Fokus: Innovations- und Technologiemanagement

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Im Frühjahr starteten das BIBA und die Jacobs University, Systems Management, in Kooperation mit Logistik

für Unternehmen als Medienpartner zum zweiten Mal eine Online-Umfrage zur Robotik in der Logistik. Nun

liegt die ausgewertete Studie vor und zeigt neben den Entwicklungen der Robotik-Logistik von 2007 bis heute

vor allem künftige Herausforderungen von Robotersystemen für die Optimierung von Logistikprozessen.

Die Ergebnisse der Studie finden Sie auf dialog.jacobs-university.de und www.robotik-logistik.de

Weitere Information finden Sie unter www.logistik-fuer-unternehmen.de

Duration 01.04.2010 - 30.08.2010, Funded by

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Laboranova

Collaboration Environment for Strategic Innovation

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Innovation has become the main source of competitive advantage for European companies in the globalised economy. Existing collaborative working environments (CWEs) mainly focus on supporting traditional working paradigms of linear workflows by providing IT-based platforms for planning, scheduling and executing tasks. However, in order to achieve continuous strategic innovation and thus create persistent competitive advantage, organisations need to increase their capacity for carrying out open-ended and nonlinear problem solving involving a wide participation of people in knowledge-rich environments. This must be supported by the next generation CWE’s, which in turn, requires new paradigms for managing the knowledge transfer, the social dynamics, and the decision processes involved in the front-end of innovation.

The goal of Laboranova is to create this next generation Collaborative Tools which will change existing technological and social infrastructures for collaborating and support knowledge workers and eProfessionals in sharing, improving and evaluating ideas systematically across teams, companies and networks. Laboranova will do research to develop and integrate models and tools in three specific areas, the three pillars in the project: ideation, connection and evaluation. These pillars will be leveraged by advanced game methodologies in order to improve collaborative work processes. By integrating these efforts the results will be innovative collaboration approaches and organisational models for managing early innovation processes, software prototypes and the integration of the isolated models and tools into a Collaborative Innovation Platform. This will change the way knowledge work is done and increase the innovative output of companies far beyond performance levels today.

Duration 01.06.2006 - 30.06.2010, Funded by IST FP6

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Projektlogo Intelligente Wechselbrückensteuerung
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Intelligente Wechselbrückensteuerung

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Kapazitäten besser nutzen und den Güterverkehr auf Straße und Schiene reduzieren!

Wir wollen das Verkehrsaufkommens im Bereich des Waren- und Güterverkehrs der Postlogistik verringern, die Planungssicherheit im kombinierten Verkehr erhöhen und Transporteinheiten besser nutzen. Das Forschungsprojekt „INWEST“(Intelligente Wechselbrückensteuerung) beschäftigt sich mit der Zulaufsteuerung von Wechselbrücken und hat zum Ziel, diese auf der Basis innovativer logistischer Informations-, Planungs- und Steuerungsverfahren sowie durch Einsatz neuer Technologien zur Identifikation und Ortung der Wechselbrücken und durch Software-Systeme zu optimieren – im Sinne der Wirtschaftlichkeit und der Umwelt.

Duration 01.01.2008 - 30.06.2010, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo ISETEC II - Seilbahn

Seilbahn

ISETEC II - Seilbahn

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Die Firma Eurogate GmbH betreibt am Standort Hamburg einen der größten Umschlagterminals der Welt für Standard-Seecontainer. Die stetig steigenden Containerumschlagszahlen erfordern eine Erweiterung der Lagerkapazitäten und somit eine Vergrößerung der Standflächen. Aufgrund der Begrenzung der zur Verfügung stehenden Flächen des Eurogate-Terminals durch die Elbe, eine Autobahn und eine Zugtrasse, erfolgt die Zwischenlagerung einer großen Anzahl von Containern derzeit in einem nahe gelegenen Depot (siehe Abb. unten). Der Transport der Container zwischen dem Terminal und dem Depot erfolgt dabei per LKW.

Das Projekt „Seilbahn – Transportsysteme in Hafenterminals“ soll daher in der ersten Phase die Möglichkeiten des Einsatzes von Fördersystemen, die den Luftraum nutzen und in der Lage sind bauliche Hindernisse zu überwinden, untersuchen. Die Prüfung erfolgt in Phase I im Rahmen einer Machbarkeitsstudie und anhand eines realitätsnahen Modells. In der zweiten Phase soll das validierte Konzept in die Realität umgesetzt werden.

Bei der Pilotanlage ist eine Distanz von 280 m (Luftlinie) zu überwinden. Gleichzeitig ist auf dieser Distanz eine Mindesthöhe über Grund von ca. 16 m zu garantieren. Flächen für die Tragwerke und die Ein- und Ausschleusung werden nach Bedarf zur Verfügung gestellt. Rechtliche und betriebliche Sicherheitsanforderungen müssen zunächst ermittelt und später auch von der Anlage erfüllt werden. Um die Wirtschaftlichkeit des Vorhabens sicherzustellen, muss die Gesamtleistung bei ungefähr 60 Einheiten pro Stunde in beide Richtungen (Terminal-Depot-Terminal) liegen, wobei die Anlage im 24h Betrieb arbeiten soll. Eine entsprechende Verfügbarkeit ist zu gewährleisten. Weiterhin soll die Anlage vollautomatisch funktionieren, das heißt neben der eigentlichen Transportstrecke sind folgende Anlagenteile vorzusehen:

     

  1. Vollautomatisierte Aufgabe- und Abnahmestationen, die mit Straddle Carrier (SC) oder Reachstacker (RS) beschickt werden können und aufgesetzte Container selbständig an die Anlage weiterleiten bzw. Container aus der Anlage entnehmen und in eine Position bringen, in der sie von SC oder RS aufgenommen werden können.
  2. Beidseitige Puffervorrichtungen, die die Container in der vorgegebenen Taktzeit bereithalten und somit die Anlage von der Arbeitsgeschwindigkeit der SC/RS entkoppelt.
  3. Übergabestationen, an denen die Container aus dem Puffer an die Förderanlage übergeben werden.

    Die Anlage soll sowohl zum Transport von standardisierten 20 ft. und 40 ft.-Containern (auch High-Cube) dienen. Wünschenswert ist ferner der Transport von 45 ft.-Containern.

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In Zukunft soll das innovative Produkt „Containerseilbahn“ auch an verschiedenen anderen Orten zum Einsatz kommen; die Anwendbarkeit soll dabei stetig erweitert werden. Denkbar wäre beispielsweise ein Einsatz zur Verbringung von Seecontainern aus einem Hafenterminal ins Hinterland oder zur Überwindung von Gewässern. Durch die Verkehrsvermeidung und Schonung der Infrastruktur werden wichtige Ziele der Ökologistik erreicht.

Duration 01.12.2008 - 30.06.2010, Funded by BMWi

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Projektlogo Trans-European Sustainable Knowledge-Based MAnufacturing<br/>for SmalL and Medium Sized Enterprises in Traditional Industries
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ESKALE

Trans-European Sustainable Knowledge-Based MAnufacturing<br/>for SmalL and Medium Sized Enterprises in Traditional Industries

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The objective of the ESKALE project is the development and implementation of innovative methodological and technical solutions dedicated to knowledge-based manufacturing for traditional SMEs in order to enhance competitiveness of the manufacturing industry. Manufacturing companies need to tailor their products to meet individual customer needs mass customisation. The project will directly support the transfer of core research results in the area of enterprise modelling, extended product and business process oriented Knowledge Management and Open Innovation Management to these companies through a concrete technical framework (ICT for product innovation). Indeed, on the one side, the traditional manufacturing SMEs are not yet able to handle all the new knowledge-based manufacturing approaches. On the other side, the software providers and system integrators do not have the necessary background knowledge to provide adapted and sustainable solutions to these manufacturing SMEs based on theses approaches. ESKALE is aiming to facilitate radical ICT-based innovation in the products innovation process and knowledge-based manufacturing.

Duration 01.01.2008 - 31.03.2010, Funded by BMBF / PTKA-PFT

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ProDIAP

Optimierung des Konservierungsmitteleinsatzes bei der Produktion von Dispersionsfarben durch Integration automatisierter DNA-Analytik in den Produktionsprozess

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The project ProDIAP investigates and develops new procedures for the faster and more sensitive detection of biological impurities in the building and the enamel paint production. Funded by BMBF, the project has a running time of two years. BIBA develops in this project together with Qiagen, a worldwide lea-ding company in the area of molecular diagnostics and sample analysis, and J. W. Ostendorf GmbH & Co. KG, one of the leading paint producers in Europe, a system for faster, more sensitive and automated analysis of paint production samples. Integrated into a knowledge-based expert system analysis results are evaluated and interpreted. The evaluation of the developed qualitative method shows a sensitivity of 99%. Based on this system concepts are developed for the minimisation of biocide application and for a decrease of production waste.

Duration 01.10.2007 - 31.03.2010, Funded by BMBF

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QuinDiLog

Zukünftige Qualifikationserfordernisse bei beruflichen Tätigkeiten auf mittlerer Qualifikationsebene aufgrund der Anwendung des „Internet der Dinge“

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This study focuses on the identification of the requirements arising from the application of the “Internet of Things” in the outbound logistics sector towards vocational training on the medium level of professional qualification. It is funded by the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The objectives of the study are on the one hand to identify which professions are affected by the application of the “Internet of Things”, and on the other hand to analyse in what way the introduction of the new technology changes the requirements towards vocational training for the groups of people in question. The study concentrates on outbound logistics in two areas: the food and automotive industries.

Duration 01.04.2009 - 31.03.2010, Funded by BMBF

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SFB 637 - T2

Verfolgung und dynamische Verfeinerung bei der Auftragszuordnung von Waren in der Bekleidungsindustrie entlang der Supply Chain unter dem Aspekt der Selbststeuerung

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The transfer project T2 developed a process flow for the allocation of garment products to customer orders. The allocation can be adapted dynamically, and thus allows short term reaction to new customer orders and to changes in the availability of products.

The individual identification of garment products and the allocation of these garment products to customer orders were implemented in a hardware and software demonstrator and tested both for laboratory as well as field trials. The developed method was evaluated by process simulation concerning process improvements and economic impact.

Application of the method allows reduction of inventories and throughput times.

Duration 01.01.2008 - 31.12.2009, Funded by DFG Sonderforschungsbereich

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wearIT@work

Empowering the mobile worker by wearable computing

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Wearable mobile computing empowers professionals to higher levels of productivity by providing effective forms of access to knowledge and computing power anywhere and in any situation. Wearable computing will improve productivity because it allows workers to complete more complex tasks in less time and with less effort.<br>

wearIT@work will develop a core technology in the transition of the European economy to a service centred economy, as a result of which new jobs and economic growth in Europe will be generated.<br>

wearIT@work will develop a new paradigm for wearable mobile com-puting that supports complex tasks with a minimum of human-machine interaction and thereby enables mobile professionals to keep their attention focused on the interaction with the work environment. <br>

wearIT@work will deliver a new technology having a long-term impact on the organization of individual and collaborative work and creating new ways to organize work.

Duration 01.06.2004 - 31.05.2009, Funded by IST FP6

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SinAB

Selbststeuerung für intralogistische Anwendungen in der Bekleidungsindustrie

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The project’s aim was to develop reference solutions based the decentralized data management for intralogistics processes within the clothing industry, which include e. g. article stock control or picking processes.

In particular, the project examined, to what extent relevant product data can be stored directly on articles or packages of articles by use of the transponder or RFID technology. A simple but suitable reference solution for selected decentralized data processing applications was implemented as a pilot application.

In this way the project contributed to the implementation of solutions based on autonomous control of logistic processes within a business environment especially of small and medium enterprises.

Duration 01.08.2007 - 31.01.2009, Funded by Stiftung Industrieforschung

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ECOLEAD

European Collaborative Networked Organizations Leadership Initiative

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<b><i>Project-no.:</b></i><br>

ECOLEAD (FP6.IP506958)<br>

<br><b><i>Project executing organisation:</b></i><br>

EU IST (Information Society Technology) - Program<br>

<br><b><i>Duration:</b></i><br>

36 Months (01.04.2004 - 30.06.2008)<br>

<br><b><i>Consortium:</b></i><br>

20 permanent partners from 11 countries of the EU, Brazil and Mexiko,<br>

additional experts and corporate associations, supporting the project as consultants and multipliers.<br>

<br><b><i>Vision:</b></i><br>

<i>“In ten years, in response to

fast changing market conditions, most

enterprises and specially the SMEs will be

part of some sustainable collaborative

networks that will act as breeding environments

for the formation of dynamic virtual

organizations.“</i><br>

<br><b><i>Objectives:<br></b></i>

ECOLEAD aims to create

strong foundations and mechanisms

needed to establish the most advanced

collaborative and network-based industrial

society in Europe.

The fundamental assumption in ECOLEAD

is that a substantial impact in materializing

networked collaborative business

ecosystems requires a holistic approach.

The complexity of this research-field and

the various inter-dependencies among

the involved business entities, social

actors, and technologies, substantial

breakthroughs cannot be achieved with

incremental innovation in isolated areas.

On the other hand, project plans must

remain manageable. Thus ECOLEAD

addresses the most fundamental and

inter-related focus areas, which form

the basis for dynamic and sustainable

networked organizations: the VO Breeding

Environments, Dynamic Virtual Organizations

and Professional Virtual Communities.

In addition to these three vertical

focus areas, the holistic approach is reinforced

and sustained on two horizontal

areas: the theoretical foundation for

collaborative networks and the horizontal

ICT infrastructure. The horizontal activities

support and affect all three vertical

focus areas. The theoretical foundation

shall provide the basis for technologyindependent

understanding of the area

and its phenomena. The existence of an

invisible, low-cost ICT infrastructure is a

pre-condition for the establishment of truly

dynamic collaborative networks. ECOLEAD

is expected to impact industrial competitiveness

and societal mechanisms,

by providing means to effectively exploit

opportunities deriving from the deployment

of VOs, and by implementing new

professional work paradigms, capable of

enacting the knowledge-based society

throughout Europe.<br>

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<b><i>Website:</b></i><br>

<a href=\"www.ecolead.org">http://www.ecolead.org\">http://www.ecolead.org</a>

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Duration 01.04.2004 - 30.06.2008, Funded by EU, 6th Framework Programme

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ToolEast

Open Source Enterprise Resource Planning and Order Management System for Eastern European Tool and Die Making Workshops

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In order to secure their long term success, tool and die making enterprises have to set the course for

innovative business strategies early in time. One essential strategy of the future is participation in dynamic

business networks. Two major objectives of this strategy are coordination of intra-enterprise order

processing and bringing of core capabilities into a flexible network.

Tool and die making workshops provide critical support for industry by providing and designing customized

mechanical components. It is estimated that within the EU these enterprises, especially the Eastern European,

are mostly organized as SMEs. They do not have the financial and human resources for the implementation

of complex ERP applications from the powerful software suppliers. Furthermore the functionalities of these

standardized applications do not fulfil the specific requirements of the tool and die making industry.

The project Tool-East will provide a cost-efficient ERP application for tool and die making workshops on

the basis of existing open source ERP applications. Within the project the open source application will be

adapted and modified for the specific requirements of this branch. The new adapted and modified ERP

application supports the efficient coordination of intra-enterprise order processing and strengthens

competition and competitiveness of Eastern European SMEs. Primarily, orders management, work planning,

resource allocation and CRM need to be optimised and linked together in a dynamic work environment.

Moreover ERP applications are necessary for the electronic collaboration in dynamic business networks. To

enable industrial cluster to e-collaboration the consisting process and data standards (for example

ROSETTANET, ebXML etc.) will be considered for the Tool-East project.

One main challenge of this project is to use open source technology for the development of an integrated

business application for tool and die making enterprises with high performance regarding availability, safety

and maintainability at the very onset. Further on this will be enriched by enabling coordination between the

different players in this sector. Strengthening the open source initiative in general and particularly in this

field of business opens an enormous potential for SMEs. A successful case study and dissemination platform

in the specific branch addressed in this project paves the way for future initiatives. Since demands for

business software from other branches with specific SME structures are predominantly comparable, results

from this project can be transferred easily, so that a large impact can be assumed.

Duration 01.01.2006 - 30.06.2008, Funded by IST FP6

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PROMISE

Product Lifecycle Management and Information using Smart Embedded Systems

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PROMISE is an international research project in the IMS program (Intelligent Manufacturing Systems) with industry and academia consortia in Australia, Europe, Japan and the United States. The project concerns the whole information flow from Design, Production, Use-Service-Maintenance or MOL (Middle-of-Life) and Retirement or, as most commonly is called, EOL (End-of-Life).

It will develop appropriate technology, including product lifecycle models, Product Embedded Information Devices with associated firmware and software components and tools for decision-making based on data gathered through a product lifecycle.

This is done to enable and exploit the seamless flow, tracing and updating of information about a product, after its delivery to the customer and up to its final destiny (deregistration, decommissioning) and back to the designer and producer.

The breakthrough contribution of PROMISE, in the long term, is to allow information flow management to go beyond the customer, to close the product lifecycle information loops, and to enable the seamless e-Transformation of Product Lifecycle Information to Knowledge.

The PROMISE objectives will thus contribute to improve global and common knowledge and, consequently, the conscience of all players in a product systems life cycle, towards developing new generations of more sustainable products that will respect human and social needs.

Duration 15.11.2004 - 14.05.2008, Funded by IST-NMP-IMS

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CoreLabs

Co-Creative Living Labs

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The overall objective of the CoreLabs CA is to achieve the coordination of activities towards the estab-lishment of co-creative Living Labs as the foundation of a Common European Innovation System. The activities to be coordinated include the alignment of existing and emerging Living Labs, including those within current and future regional, national and European research initiatives, primarily Integrated Projects. All stakeholder organisations are taken into account, be they public, academic, industrial or SMEs. Actions include the co-ordinated synergic development and networking of these Living Labs initiatives, the establishment of a methods and tools framework for Living Labs and the creation of a common European Roadmap for policies regarding relevant research topics.

Duration 01.03.2006 - 28.02.2008, Funded by IST FP6

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PRIME

Providing Real Integration in Multi-disciplinary Environments

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The main objective of the PRIME project is to give business professionals a learning environment where they can experiment with new ideas and learn how to handle the entire life cycle of products and processes for all stakeholders of the organization. PRIME proposes to achieve this by enhancing current work environments with a new paradigm based on serious gaming. This will provide the means for learning by experience within a virtual environment that is safe and foments risk taking without detrimental impact on the business. The experience garnered is based on strategic management, including multi-stakeholder negotiation and business connectivity.

Duration 01.09.2005 - 31.01.2008, Funded by IST FP6

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Paketroboter

Entwicklung eines Robotersystems für die automatische Entladung von Wechselcontainern

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Die Bedingungen, unter denen ein Unternehmen sich auf seinen Märkten bewähren und behaupten muss, haben sich noch nie so nachhaltig und in so vielen Dimensionen gleichzeitig verändert, wie es in den vergangenen Jahren der Fall gewesen war. Nur durch die Automatisierung eines Großteils der Produktion konnte die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit der Unternehmen im Hinblick auf Flexibilität und Effizienz der Produktion und Logistik sichergestellt werden. Die Handhabungstechnik und die Roboter als die universellsten Geräte zur Handhabung spielten hierbei eine zentrale Rolle. Im Gegensatz zu dem bisherigen Einsatz moderner Robotertechnologie in der Produktion, in dem es vorrangig um die Optimierung bestimmter Fertigungsverfahren z. B. Schweißtechnik in der Automobilbranche ging, wird es zukünftig um den Einsatz von innovativer Handhabungstechnik in weitgreifenden Bereichen zur Rationalisierung vieler Arten von logistischen Prozessen gehen. Die Motivation liegt neben dem hohen Kostendruck im Wettbewerb der Dienstleister, in der Notwendigkeit bestimmte Arbeitsplätze mit hoher Wiederholfrequenz durch Automatisierung zu humanisieren.

Am BIBA wurde ein System entwickelt, das an diese Problemstellung adressiert. Konkret wurde im Projekt ein Robotersystem, bestehend aus Roboter, Sensorik (3D- Bilderfassung), und Aktorik (Greifertechnologie) zur automatischen Handhabung von logistischen Gütern (Pakete) entwickelt.

Duration 01.02.2004 - 30.11.2007, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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Conti

Distributionskonzept Trade Europa

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The project „Trade Europe“ developed a European-wide distribution concept for storable drive belts manufactured from the Continental ContiTech – ContiTech Antriebssysteme GmbH (ContiTech Power Transmission Group). The main question was, how many storing location(s) should be installed in Europe and where. In parallel, a stockpiling strategy was developed in order to determine the products and variants which should be stored in these storing locations.

The main result of the project is a generic calculation model for storage and transport costs of given or hypotehtic distribution centers, which can be calculated and compared based on rela life order and delivery data.

Duration 01.01.2007 - 30.09.2007, Funded by Industrielle Auftragsforschung

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CONCLORE

Controlled Closed Loop Recycling for Life-Cycle Optimised Industrial Production (CONCLORE)

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The European Project CONCLORE will define an advanced recycling model called the Controlled Closed Loop Recycling (CCLR). A 100% recyclable single-component multilayered sandwich structure and an advanced RFID supported dismantling and sorting process will enable for cost-effective material recovery and remanufacturing of automotive polymer parts, integrating Reverse and Forward Supply Chain Management (SCM) into a Sustainable Supply Management (SSM).

Duration 01.01.2005 - 30.06.2007, Funded by EU, 6th Framework Programme

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LogMan

Logistik Management unter Einbeziehung von Funk-Technologien, speziell RFID

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The research topic of this project is the development of a test design for identification – and real time localisation systems for the “Single Aisle Moving Line Hall 8” at the Airbus Deutschland GmbH plant Hamburg. The objectives are to discover innovative solutions for track ‘n’ trace and identification of single aisle bodies in the assembly line. A software prototype will show the actual position of the bodies in the moving line.

Duration 01.10.2006 - 31.03.2007, Funded by Airbus Deutschland GmbH, Standort Bremen

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KB 2.0

KnowledgeBoard 2.0 - The European Knowledge and Capabilities Management Working Space

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The goals for KnowledgeBoard 2.0 are to activate and facilitate the European KM community, to further develop it by covering all schools of thought in KM, to extend it to those European regions less well represented today, as well as to other global regions, and to turn the existing KnowledgeBoard into a model and reference for virtual networks offering customised services, collaboration spaces, and a support infrastructure to European research projects, industrial players and other interested parties.

Duration 01.01.2004 - 31.12.2006, Funded by IST FP6

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ProLadung

Prozessmanagement für Ladungsträger und Produkte mittels Transpondertechnologie

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The automotive industry is characterised by a high degree of automation of the logistics systems and use of integrated control concepts. Therefore reliable supply of components is highly important for an undisturbed production.

The project aims to exploit new technologic potentials to improve improve logistic processes at different steps of the value chain of both an OEM as well as a 1st tier supplier by exploiting the potentials of the RFID technology.

An RFID infrastructure was created for automatic identification and data compilation of supply parts during manufacturing, shipping, stock receipt, buffering and assembly as well as their carriers and loading equipment.

These logistic objects have been modelled and implemented within an agent-based software system, which processes the data compiled by the RFID systems components in order to improve process control.

To exploit the potentials of technology existing process flows were analysed and adapted. The results were validated by simulation studies.

Following detailed process simulation studies, the solution was implemented as a demonstrator in collaboration with the Bremen plant of DaimlerChrysler and the Bremen plant of its supplier Lear Corporation GmbH & Co KG. The solution is currently being live-tested and improved.

Following detailed simulation studies, the solution was implemented as a demonstrator at Daimler's Bremen factory to improve supply of car seating systems.

Duration 01.09.2005 - 31.12.2006, Funded by Land Bremen

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SPIKO

Spielend unternehmensübergreifende Kooperationen erleben

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Ziel ist die Konzipierung und Realisierung einer auf einem Simulationsspiel aufbauenden Vorgehensweise zur partizipativen, evolutionären Entwicklung aufgabenangemessener Organisations- und Kooperationsstrukturen in virtuellen Unternehmen und vergleichbaren Unternehmensstrukturen wie Projektkonsortien, Netzwerken etc. Kern der Vorgehensweise sind Entwicklung und Einsatz eines Systems, das eine spielorientierte Simulation im Vorfeld fallspezifisch modifizierter Kooperationsbezüge gestattet und den Systemnutzern sowohl ein Erleben des eigenen Verhaltens als auch des Gesamtverhaltens innerhalb der unternehmerischen Kooperationsumgebung ermöglicht.

Duration 01.12.2003 - 31.10.2006, Funded by BMBF,DLR

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Projektlogo Collaborative Technologies and Environments Enhancing the Seamless Creativity Process, Leveraging the Full European Potential
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BrainBridges

Collaborative Technologies and Environments Enhancing the Seamless Creativity Process, Leveraging the Full European Potential

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BrainBridges successfully established the foundation of a coordinated strategic European research programme in the area of Collaborative Working Environments (CWE) and enabling technologies. CWE unlocks the potential job creation, productivity, creativity and innovation potential of multi-cultural Europe, and will be a major factor in strengthening and maintaining the Union’s future competitiveness in the global marketplace. It is therefore imperative to fully leverage its potential and establish an optimal European research fabric to accelerate CWE development. By uniting a critical mass of key regional and national funding organisations, research and industry players, including a significant amount from New Member States, BrainBridges proved its ability to develop a truly pan-european ERA pilot for CWE.

Duration 15.02.2005 - 15.10.2006, Funded by IST FP6

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Auto-RTM

Automatische Fertigung mittels RTM-Verfahren

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In cooperation with Delmia GmbH a manufacturing concept of automated manufacturing for CFRP structures using the RTM (Resin-Transfer-Molding) process was developed. The main task of BIBA was the simulation of the manufacturing processes and the configuration of material handling solutions. For this reason a detailed material flow was modelled and a suitable Layout for production was elaborated.

Duration 01.12.2003 - 30.09.2006, Funded by Land Niedersachsen

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Airbus ULD

RFID Einsatz in der Luftfracht

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Airbus Germany GmbH Bremen planed the application of radio frequency identification (RFID) for cargo loading systems. Therefore it was essential to analyse how this technology behaves in an aircraft-specific surrounding at typical charge carriers (so-called Unit Load Devices) and how to integrate into the air freight cargo system. The major task was to apply RFID on these ULDs (container, pallet) and to test their suitability within the cargo loading system of an aircraft. The tests took place at the airbus cargo centre and BIBA, so that a realistic aircraft environment was ensured and loading and unloading processes of a cargo plane was simulated.

Duration 15.08.2005 - 30.06.2006, Funded by Airbus Deutschland GmbH, Standort Bremen

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EmPoR

Einsatzmöglichkeiten und Potentiale von RFID in der Logistik kleiner und mittlerer Industrieunternehmen

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The global competition forces particularly small- and medium- sized enterprises to constantly innovate and rationalise. A new and innovative approach is the use of the radio frequency identification technology (RFID) for the optimization of in-plant processes. The presented project contents on the one hand a study over the status Quo, the increase in value as well as existing obstacles with the application of RFID. Beyond that a catalogue of requirement for the successful application of the technology within the ranges of storage and production logistics is developed, which shall be used globally. This form of decision support is supplemented by an economy alculation, which does a comparison with existing ident systems (e.g. bar code).

Duration 01.06.2005 - 31.05.2006, Funded by Stiftung Industrieforschung

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NET-S

Netzwerk Schiffstechnik 2010 (Struktur, Organisation, Information)

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The main purpose of the NET-S project is to analyze the organization of corporate consortia in the shipbuilding industry. Based on this analysis new models and concepts for product data exchange and companies? co-operation support are defined. The NET-S consortium consisting of shipyards, module suppliers and research institutes will in a first step analyze and document the current processes of co-operative shipbuilding projects. In a second step new models an IT solutions to improve the co-operation between shipyards (among themselves) and suppliers are created.

As one final result of this project a software tool is developed, which allows to integrate existing software applications and helps to establish and organize co-operations of companies in the shipbuilding industry.

Duration 01.10.2002 - 30.09.2005, Funded by BMBF

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MOBIKO

Mobile Kooperation im Bauwesen durch Drahtlose Kommunikationstechniken

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MOBIKO develops a mobile platform and ICT infrastructure to support the construction site management in all of their tasks and processes. The platform will enhance, optimise and flexibilise mobile communication and cooperation, and support time-critical processes through the implementation of services for:

Coordination of workflow

Communication of Stakeholders

Planning and Disposition

Quality Management/-control

Virtual Project Management

Duration 01.10.2002 - 30.03.2005, Funded by BMWA

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Projektlogo Robust Development of Organisations

RODEO

Robust Development of Organisations

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The VISION behind the RODEO project

is to explore and create a coherent perception

of the modern business organisation,

grounded in complexity theory.

Based on that construct, an integrated approach

and accompanying instruments

(both methodological and software tools)

for business development will be proposed

and experimented with, where the key focus

is on achieving adaptivity and robustness

in turbulent environments. Thereby 'business development'

can be labelled as the holistic and continuous process

of developing and aligning product/service and market

combinations with the organisation's people and

competencies sets.

Duration 01.04.2002 - 31.12.2004, Funded by IST,IST-2002-35329

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IT-GPA

IT-Geschäftsprozessanalyse

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Elaboration of a business process analysis for the Port Authority in Bremen and Bremerhaven for the conception of a requirement specification for an IT-System. For this, the processes traffic management, watergate operations, hazardous goods and habour security, ISPS-Code (International Ship and Port Security) have been analysed.

Duration 01.05.2003 - 29.02.2004, Funded by Senator für Wirtschaft und Häfen

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Projektlogo Mobility Assistance for Customer Relations Based Organisations
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MACRO

Mobility Assistance for Customer Relations Based Organisations

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The objective of the MACRO project is to examine technical questions and business paradigms that surface from real business interfacing CRM (Customer Relations Management) software with enterprise ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software and SCM (Supply Chain Management) software, when these are interfaced to emerging web and mobile technologies. The project will create a software platform that will act as an integration environment to interface and interconnect CRM, SCM and ERP systems to make data contained in those systems seamlessly available according to the company’s overall mobile strategy.

Duration 01.08.2002 - 28.02.2004, Funded by TEN-Telecom

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Projektlogo e-Mobile testbed for interoperability of networks in e-logistics
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xMotion

e-Mobile testbed for interoperability of networks in e-logistics

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The trial set-ups of the xMotion project are introducing new mobile communication technologies like GPRS and UMTS in scenarios taken from the logistics area.

The advantages of using mobile applications in conjunction with Location Based Services are going to be shown.

Duration 01.07.2002 - 31.12.2003, Funded by IST FP5

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ReStLA

Reaktive Steuerung von Lieferketten mit Agentensystemen

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The main goal of this research project is to develop and provide an information system based on agent technologies for the reactive control of supply chains. The idea of using multi-agent systems is to reduce the inventory level, the throughput time and the production costs , as well as to increase the delivery reliability along the value chain. In each company agents are going to be implemented to follow lateral negotiation strategies across certain levels of the supply chain instead of the hierarchical control concepts of the producer. A better understanding of the multiple independencies and the influences among the different companies within the supply chain will be expected.

Duration 01.01.2001 - 31.12.2003, Funded by DFG

Projektlogo Verkehrsvermeidende und -verlagernde Transportnetz-Optimierung für Abfälle und Wertstoffe aus der Region Hamburg
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V-TOP

Verkehrsvermeidende und -verlagernde Transportnetz-Optimierung für Abfälle und Wertstoffe aus der Region Hamburg

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Goal of this project is the configuration of a logistic disposal network on Low Cost level, i. e. the using of already existing facilities (by the example of the region Hamburg).

With relation to this, the waste-economical material flow was analysed for garbage, bio waste, paper, glass and light packing of the DUAL SYSTEM GERMANY in different scenarios. The intention of this project is the traffic avoidance and the intermodal using of alternative transport systems.

Duration 01.03.2002 - 31.08.2003, Funded by BMBF

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Projektlogo Smart Artisan
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Smartisan

Smart Artisan

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Smartisan is the short form for Smart Artisans.<br>

SMEs need an affordable, integrated set of WEB tools to take advantage of the new ways of doing business in the E-commerce environment. SMARTISAN will develop a generic XML based service to facilitate easy access and search to a range of systems, and support synchronised delivery of products against deadlines in the wholesale and retail sectors. This service will be piloted in several varied test situations, which will include food materials, decorating supplies, and furniture. SMARTISAN will support the participation of both consumers and suppliers in the generation of a new market mediation system aiming at enhanced consumer supplier relationships. Furthermore SMARTISAN will provide a Framework for Electronic Commerce implementation and a Road Map to guide SMEs to understand and select the methodologies, tools and architectures. The project partners have a broad base of experience from E-commerce projects currently under way.

Duration 01.01.2001 - 30.06.2003, Funded by IST

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Projektlogo Wettbewerbsvorteile durch informationstechnisch unterstützte Produktsimulation im Schiffbau
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WIPS D4

Wettbewerbsvorteile durch informationstechnisch unterstützte Produktsimulation im Schiffbau

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The project WIPS D4 is funded by the BMBF and aims at simulating operational behaviour of ship machinery systems. The simulation should be able to represent different levels according to the increasing amount of available information. In order to realise the different refinement levels, no new simulation model should be developed within the WIPS D4 project, but in contrast to the available software systems a control mechanism should be developed, which allows the user to operate with different component related simulation systems integrated by a homogeneous user interface. A database-structure which is orientated at a ship machinery productmodel, and a connection tree to the distributed operating simulation models, form the integral components of the control system.

Duration 01.04.2000 - 31.03.2003, Funded by BMBF

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Projektlogo WONDERMAR II  Wide Open Network for Development and Research in Maritime Industries
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WONDERMAR II

WONDERMAR II Wide Open Network for Development and Research in Maritime Industries

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<b>Duration of project:</b> October 2001 bis March 2004

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<b>Project volume:</b> 1.500.000 Euro

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<b>Promotion sum:</b> 1.500.000 Euro

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<b>Agency responsible for the project and promotion giver:</b>

<br>European Commission - Information Society Technologies(IST) programme

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<b>Goal of the project:</b>

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In workshops and expert groups research results of european and national projects will be communicated to europe´s maritime industry.

Furthermore the conjoint development of scenarios in the areas of design, supply-chain and production is expected to deliver future research needs in the maritime sector with a strong link to industrial needs.

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<b>Project partner:</b>

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Balance Technology Consulting GmbH (BAL)

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Bremer Institut für Betriebstechnik und angewandte Arbeitswissenschaften (BIBA)

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British Maritime Technology (BMT)

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Bureau Veritas (BV)

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Cenit

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Chantiers de l´Atlantique (CAT)

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Det Norske Veritas (DNV)

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Ficantieri-Cantieri Navali Italiani SpA (FC)

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Germanischer Lloyd (GL)

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Instituto Superior Tecnico (IST)

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IZAR Construcciones Navales S.A. (IZAR)

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Jos. L. Meyer GmbH (JLM)

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Kvaerner Masa Yards Inc. (KMY)

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Kvaerner Warnow Werft (KWW)

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Lisnave Estaleiro Navais S.A. (LIS)

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Logimatic (LMC)

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Maritime Development Center of Europe (MDCE)

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Napa Oy (NAPA)

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Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO)

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Odense Product Information (OPI)

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Odense Steel Shipyard Ltd. (OSS)

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Principa Marine

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Royal Schelde (RS)

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Sener Ingenieria y Sistemas S.A. (Sener)

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Ship Design and Research Center (CTO)

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Storcznia Gdynia S.A. (GDYNIA)

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Titanic Information Services (TIS)

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Tribon Solutions AB (Tribon)

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<b>Further information:</b>

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<a href="maqweb.biba.uni-bremen.de/presse/index.html">http://maqweb.biba.uni-bremen.de/presse/index.html">http://maqweb.biba.uni-bremen.de/presse/index.html</a> (zur Pressemitteilung vom 6.11.2003)

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<a href="www.wondermar.net">http://www.wondermar.net/">www.wondermar.net</a>

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<br>Dipl.-Ing. Patrick Klein

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Phone: +49 421 218-56 18

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E-Mail: <a href="mailto:klp@biba.uni-bremen.de?subject=Betreff: Anfrage über BIBA-Website Projekt WONDERMAR">klp@biba.uni-bremen.de</a>

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Duration 01.10.2001 - 30.03.2003, Funded by IST

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Projektlogo Anfragen und Anbieten im Internet
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AAI

Anfragen und Anbieten im Internet

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Aufgabenangemessene Gestaltung von innovativen

Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologien zur

Steigerung der Effizienz der Angebotsbearbeitung

im Bauhandwerk.

Duration 01.11.1999 - 30.04.2002, Funded by AuT - ESF


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IPL

Integrationsplattform Logistik 2

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The objective of this project is the creation of an internet based integration platform for logistics. Enterprises should be supported by design and operation of logistics processes along the value-added chain. Offering knowledge, services and tools of logistics should be the intention as well as the facility of consolidating co-operation partners. Characteristic features are standard terminology and structured paths. In addition, our department does research on the application of "IPL" in regard to supporting spare part logistics processes.

Duration 01.04.2000 - 31.03.2002, Funded by BMBF

Projektlogo A simulation based approach to just-in time training concepts in logistics on the basis of real cases
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LogTrain

A simulation based approach to just-in time training concepts in logistics on the basis of real cases

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The LogTrain project aims at developing and testing computer based training material in logistics. It has a focus on simulation as a

learning technique for complex systems in combination with the use of the internet to enable just-in-time and on-the-job training.

Duration 30.11.-0001 - 30.11.-0001, Funded by Leonardo

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Projektlogo Prozessintegrierte Anpassungsqualifizierung mit modernen Medien
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Palme

Prozessintegrierte Anpassungsqualifizierung mit modernen Medien

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Hintergrund: Berufliches, kontinuierliches Lernen in den Betrieben setzt handlungsorientiertes Lernen voraus. Fachkräfte und Meister in KMU benötigen anwendungsbezogene betriebswirtschaftliche Kompetenzen.

Ziele: Anwendungsorientierte Qualifizierung, Berücksichtigung der betrieblichen Realität in KMU, Präsensphase + dezentrales und computerunterstütztes Lernen.

Ergebnisse: Ausgewogenes Bildungskonzept im Bereich betriebswirtschaftliches Denken und Handeln, Multimediale Lehr- und Lernmaterialien auf der Basis betrieblicher Fallbeispiele und PALME Informations- und Kommunikationssystem auf der Basis von Internetanwendungen.

Duration 30.11.-0001 - 30.11.-0001, Funded by

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