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I-MECH - Intelligent Motion Control Platform for Smart Mechatronic Systems

Role: Partner

Responsible for UnibS: Prof. Atonio Visioli - DIMI

Project details:

Start date 01/06/2017 - End date 31/05/2020
Total cost: € 17.003.102,13 
EU contribution: € 5.018.644,93

Call for proposal:  H2020-ECSEL-2016-1

Abstract:

The I-MECH target is to provide augmented intelligence for wide range of cyber-physical systems having actively controlled moving elements, hence support development of smarter mechatronic systems. They face increasing demands on size, motion speed, precision, adaptability, self-diagnostic, connectivity, new cognitive features, etc. Fulfillment of these requirements is essential for building smart, safe and reliable production complexes. This implies completely new demands also on bottom layers of employed motion control system which cannot be routinely handled by available commercial products. On the ground of this, the main mission of this project is to bring novel intelligence into Instrumentation and Control Layers mainly by bridging the gap between latest research results and industrial practice in related model based engineering fields. Next, I-MECH will deliver new interfaces and diagnostic data quality for System Behavior Layer. It strives to provide a cutting edge reference motion control platform for nonstandard applications where the control speed, precision, optimal performance, easy reconfigurability and traceability are crucial. The high added value of I-MECH reference platform will be directly verified in high-speed/big CNC machining, additive manufacturing, semicon, high-speed packaging and healthcare robotics. In these sectors, the main project pilots will be validated. However, the platform will be applicable in many other generic motion control fields. The project outputs will impact on the entire value chain of the production automation market and, through envisioned I-MECH center, create sustainable proposition for future smart industry.

Participants

ZAPADOCESKA UNIVERZITA V PLZNI, Czech Republic

 

ELEKTRONIKAS UN DATORZINATNU INSTITUTS, Latvia

REDEN B.V., Netherlands

FUNDACION TEKNIKER, Spain

VYSOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V BRNE, Czech Republic

ROVIMATICA SL, Spain

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT EINDHOVEN, Netherlands

INGENIA-CAT S.L., Spain

TECHNOLUTION BV, Netherlands

FAGOR AOTEK S. COOP, Spain

GMV AEROSPACE AND DEFENCE SA, Spain

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOR MARKET LEADERSHIP, Greece

LABORATORIO IBERICO INTERNACIONAL DE NANOTECNOLOGIA, Portugal

TECO A.S., Czech Republic

OPEN ENGINEERING SA, Belgium

GEFRAN SPA, Italy

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI BRESCIA, Italy

ELECTROMAGNETIC COMPATIBILITY MCC B.V., Netherlands

 

NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO, Netherlands

EDILASIO CARREIRA DA SILVA LDA, Portugal

SIEMENS INDUSTRY SOFTWARE SAS, France

PHILIPS MEDICAL SYSTEMS NEDERLAND BV, Netherlands

I.M.A. INDUSTRIA MACCHINE AUTOMATICHE SPA, Italy

UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI MODENA E REGGIO EMILIA, Italy

EVIDENCE SRL, Italy

IKERLAN S COOP, Spain

NICOLAS CORREA SA, Spain

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK - NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK, Ireland

JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE (IRELAND), Ireland

THE NATIONAL TECHNOLOGICAL PARK PLASSEY LIMERICK, Ireland

NEXPERIA BV, Netherlands