Projects

CONSENS
Full Title: Integrated Control and Sensing for Sustainable Operation of Flexible Intensified Processes
Aim:

The main goal of the CONSENS project is to advance the continuous production of high-value products that meet high quality demands in flexible intensified continuous plants by introducing novel...

Concept:
CONSENS will focus on flexible continuous plants, but the results in the areas of sensing, control, and performance monitoring will be transferable to large-scale processes. The research and...
Start date:
1 January, 2015
DISIRE
Full Title: Integrated Process Control based on Distributed In-Situ Sensors into Raw Material and Energy Feedstock
Aim:

The objective of the DISIRE project is to evolve the existing industrial processes by advancing the Sustainable Process Industry through an overall Resource and Energy efficiency by the...

Concept:
With the DISIRE project the properties of the raw materials or product flows will be fully integrated in a unique inline measuring system that will extend the level of knowledge and awareness of the...
Start date:
1 January, 2015
iCspec
Full Title: in-line Cascade laser spectrometer for process control
Aim:

Develop gas analysers beyond the state-of-the-art for fast in-line multi-component monitoring of gas compositions in a process stream and to replace currently employed analysers as gas...

Concept:
Extend the established laser-based in-line gas sensing to the mid-infrared “chemical finger print” spectral range for multi-species detection and thus develop wide wavelength range Mid-IR laser gas...
Start date:
1 April, 2015
ProPAT
Full Title: Robust and affordable process control technologies for improving standards and optimising industrial operations
Aim:

ProPAT aims to develop novel sensors and analysers for providing measurements on composition, particle size and local bulk properties, as well as more traditional but smart sensors for measuring...

Concept:
The PAT initiative focuses on building quality into the product and processes, as well as continuous process improvement. Essentially, integrating on-line measurement and/or modelling of critical...
Start date:
1 January, 2015
RECOBA
Full Title: Cross-sectorial real-time sensing, advanced control and optimisation of batch processes saving energy and raw materials
Aim:

The RECOBA project aims to improve product quality, efficiency and flexibility of and in batch processes.

Concept:
Ten cooperation partners will make use of an online, model predictive control of complex batch processes for the production of emulsion polymers, steel, and silicon metal through the application of...
Start date:
1 January, 2015