Prestudies 2018

In total, 9 of the 25 submitted applications were granted funding of totally SEK 2.8 million.

Following projects were funded in this call:

SITARIS – Smart diagnostics based on ditributed sensor arrays and image siganture recognition

Project budget 340 000 kronor, granted funding 169 000 kronor

Partners in project: KTH, ABB

Objectives: Conduct a feasibility study in order to develop a radically new approach to smart diagnostics based on identifying and extracting characteristic signatures from distributed sensor array images.

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MLW Interconnection and Integration Plattform

Project budget 800 000 kronor, granted funding 400 000 kronor

Partners in project: Chalmers, Ericsson, Metasum

Objectives: The goal is to verify two key aspects of the MLW technology for commercial viability; Manufacturability and Ease of integration

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Demonstration of energy efficient SiC power module with low inductance

Project budget 966 000 kronor, granted funding 400 000 kronor

Partners in project: Asensor Technology, GE Power Sweden, KTH

Objectives: The project aim is to demonstrate a cost effective hybrid assembly for power modules that makes considerable higher switch frequencies possible compared to standard modules

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Optical fibre pressure sensors with enhanced sensitivity

Project budget 810 000 kronor, granted funding 400 000 kronor

Partners in project: RISE, SKF, Svensk Kärnbränslehantering

Objectives: The prestudy will outline technical solutions and commercial prospects for a fibre optic pressure sensor system, adapted for use in industrial settings

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IN TEMPO

project budget 600 000 kronot, Granted funding 300 000 kronor

Partners in project: Invisense, RISE

Objectives: To investigate the possibility of integrating a chipless temperature sensor and developing a positioning system for a unique, highly innovative, chipless, low-cost moisture sensor product. It will prepare for a larger R&D project with the long-term objectives of implementing the temperature sensor and positioning system to enhance the moisture sensor product performance and user efficiency.

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Smart reflex

Project budget 280 000 kronor, granted funding 140 000 kronor

Partners in project: RISE, POC Sweden

Objectives:

– To develop a simple proof of concept for a Smart Reflex, based on knowhow in electrochromism and electronics design.
– To investigate the preconditions regarding materials, system design and integration (into helmet, garments).
– Initiate the build-up of a consortium for a larger application to Vinnova.

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THz Systems 2025

Project budget 400 000 kronor, granted funding 200 000 kronor

Partners in project: Omnisys Instruments

Objectives: The goal is to develop new technology for THz systems broaden the use and applications of the THz technology significantly and making it commercially useful outside the traditional scientific markets.

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Miniaturized ultrasound technologies for monitoring of components and industrial processes

Project budget 800 000 kronor, Granted funding 400 000 kronor

Partners in project: Swerea Kimab, Atlas Copco, Xylem, LTU, RISE

Objectives: To use modern micro-ultrasound technology to monitor critical components and thus reduce the risk of unexpected interruptions

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Disruptive Improvement of the World’s most Environmentally Friendly Display Technology

Project budget 800 000 kronor, granted funding 400 000 kronor

Partners in project: rdot, RISE

Objectives: Demonstrate the feasibility of creating a fully printed environmental friendly passive matrix display in large scale

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