R & D

Numerous projects in research and development as well as cooperations with partners are the base of our principal resource: our know-how.

Through curiosity, passion and the look at the wider picture, we push the state of the art further ahead, thus unlocking new application areas both for our research outputs and existing technologies.

Our enthusiasm for technology and your satisfaction after having delivered our solution as promised are our drive to getting better and better.

We provide our services relying on

  • a strong theoretic stand evolving continuously
  • the ability of a quickly realizing concepts and commissioning projects.

 

Overview of current research projects:

BioReg

Project goals:
Development of a model predictive control of a biomass combustion plant, creation of a highly detailed model of the plant.

Partners:
Bertsch, TU Wien - IET, TU Wien - ARPA, BioEnergy2020+

Results:
Platform independent MPC for optimized steady-state variables,  simulation model of the combustion (expert system) and coupling of the expert system.

Funding body/program:
klima+energie fonds - NeueEnergien2020, Call 3


BioNet Control System

Project goals:
Development and implementation of an optimization and control system for the energy efficient operation of a district heat network relying on biomass plants

Partners:
TU Vienna - ARPA

Results: 
Modelling and simulation of the district heat network and the biomass plant

Funding body/program:
FFG - NeueEnergien2020


Optimized control system for biomass plants

Project goals:

Standardized plant control set for biomass power plants with grid combustion

Partners:
internal project

Results:
Competitive solution by a toolbox-approach (via templates); PLC-software in IEC61131

Funding body/program:

ZIT08 plus Innovations- und  Technologieförderung für Wien, Call Resources Vienna 200


PowerSim

Project goals:
Simulation of power plants (waste to energy) for the development of control concepts and staff training 

Partners:
internal project

Results:
Dynamic simulation in Modelica 

Funding body/program:
BMVIT/FIT-IT


Model predictive Control programmed in IEC 61499 using the 4DIAC IDE

Project goals:
Entwicklung eine MPC-Reglers in IEC61499

Partner:
TU Wien - ACIN

Results:
Embedded MPC

Funding body/program:
FFG - Innovationsscheck 2008


BioSens+

Project goals:
Development of a biomass sensor for quality measurement for industrial application in biomass power plants

Projektpartner:
internal project

Current results:
Prototype for test series validation; collection of data

Funding body/program:
FFG-base program (approval pending)

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