Forschungsprojekte

DIGENSO - Stadt Wien

The aim of the research project DOGENSIO ist the transdisciplinary technology assessment on digitalisation of the energy transition. This is important, because the transition of urban energysystems is concerning all citizens  in various ways: it is about every day life in energy flexible households ( "smart home"), the role of customers in the energy market,pPrivacy issues,  the affordability  of new technical solutions  for different communities and barierre free acces to all these innovations. A sustainable development of these innovations claims for a timely, comprehensive and therefore transdiciplinary assessment of  postive and negative societal impacts.

Zeitraum

September, 2020 to September, 2023

Fördergeber

City of Vienna

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Urban Energy Systems

Projektteam

Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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ettwein frederike

Dipl.-Ing. Frederike Ettwein, MSc

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Leibold Jens

Jens Leibold, MSc

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Vitaly District - FFG

The main objective of the VITALITY District project is to align the holistic (electrical and thermic) load and generation profile in kwh and thus optimize it during the design phase of urban areas and quarters.

  • Integral system planning at the quarter-level can reduce peak load energies and buffer surpluses in urban energy storages. In addition, this allows buildings of the district to be optimally coordinated and cared for.
  • VITALITY District develops tools and methods for the early planning phase of quarters in distributed power generation, distributed storage and interaction between buildings, grids, and storage. This would also prejudge the recently sent out EU-key policies European Green Deal1 and contribute to its implementation.
  • To develop and evaluate parameters for the development of energy coarse concepts at the quarter level (e.g.: share of renewable energies, energy efficiency, spatial comfort, define best placement of PV modules and sizing of storage to increase self-consumption at district level, etc.)

The VITALITY District project aims to develop urban planning options towards a "low-carbon" city with a high quality of life and good resilience, considering existing and planned buildings, infrastructure and use. The project places emphasis on integrating existing knowledge and existing research and research results. With the results of this project, a technical basis for various aspects of an ambitious and actionable Smart City urban planning will be created on quarters.
The innovation of VITALITY District lies in the early planning and tendering phase of the development and dissemination of low-carbon energy process concepts at the quarter level. This can not only make a major contribution to the achievement of the climate goals of the City of Vienna and subsequently the Republic of Austria, but can also create a decisive innovation advantage for Austrian stakeholders in this field
Results:

  • ▪ Models for the simulation of aggregated PV yields for distributed and partially shaded systems of different sizes and technologies. Methods and potential for urban energy storage. Methods and potential for urban energy storage will be shown.
  • A list of criteria for early planning and tendering of energy-active quarters.
  • Renewable energy generation profiles and load profiles of different types of buildings can be generated at the quarter level.
  • Tool for urban planners to simulate quarters with urban storage and renewable energy.
  • Optimization potential compared to existing quarters and non-optimized use cases using an evaluation matrix
  • Holistic solutions for coordinated energy use from local energy resources combined with energy-efficient components to greening.

Zeitraum

September, 2020 to September, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungs- förderungsgesellschaft FFG
Bundesministerium für Klimaschutz, Umwelt, Energie, Mobilität, Innovation und Technologie

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Illich Peter FHTW

Peter Illich, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Martin Hödl-Holl, MSc

Lector
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Leibold Jens

Jens Leibold, MSc

Lector
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Plus-energy building - Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Plus-energy building as a "Living lab"

This study explores paths towards a sustainable, future-proof Positive Energy District (PED) at the location of the University of Applied Sciences Vienna. In particular, the study aims to examine in detail the feasibility of a new university building as a positive-energy teaching building and prepare its implementation. The central innovation content, which makes this study necessary in addition to early stakeholder integration, is the provision of energy flexibility by the new building and the district, and the conception of the Plus-energy building as a "Living lab", which makes the innovative energy-flexible and energy-efficient components of the positive-energy teaching building and its user behavior and monitoring accessible for experimental research and teaching, thus promoting the overall multiplication of positive-energy concepts. The role of the University of Applied Sciences Vienna as project developer, know-how carrier in the field of renewable energy, positive-energy districts, Smart grid and Smart Home ensures a high quality of implementation.

The objectives of the project lie in the following three areas:

Exploration of an energy-flexible Plus-energy new building "Plus-Base”

  1. Positive-energy concept for new university building "Plus-Base”
  2. Energetic and LCC optimization of the design
  3. Quantification of innovative energy flexibility options
  4. Analysis of strengths and weaknesses of the measures and variants considered
  5. Analysis of the interfaces to neighborhood, users, urban and energy planning and energy suppliers
  6. Create a basis for decision-making for the implementation of this Plus Energy Demonstration Building

Exploration of this new university building as "Living Lab".

  1. Identification of the framework conditions for the successful implementation of a Living Lab in the academic research and teaching context
  2. Needs assessment within the relevant higher education landscape including higher technical colleges and general secondary schools
  3. Conceptualization of the positive-energy Living Lab in consideration of adapted teaching methods and a vision for R&D projects

Exploration of development paths to a "Positive-Energy-Campus" at the site

  1. Developing possible development scenarios for the neighborhood into a "Plus-Energy-Campus" with the involvement of the neighborhood stakeholders
  2. Needs analysis: recording the specific requirements of the neighborhood stakeholders for the campus
  3. Development of energy-flexible, grid-compatible PED solutions including mobility
  4. Quantification of the economic and ecological potential of the positive-energy district development with focus on energy flexibility & climate adaptation

    

Zeitraum

July, 2020 to June, 2021

Fördergeber

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Elisabeth Kerschbaum, MSc

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Thomas Zelger

DI Thomas Zelger

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Manfred Tragner

DI Dr. Manfred Tragner

PD Urban Renewable Energy Technologies
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Leibold Jens

Jens Leibold, MSc

Lector
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SAMY - Semi-automatic modification of control programs of industrially used collaborative robot systems

Collaborative robots cannot yet fulfil their full potential in industrial applications, as every modification has an impact on safety. In SAMY methods are developed to program collaborative industrial robots autonomously based on formal task descriptions. Further, the robot behavior is verified.

Partners

  • Fraunhofer Austria Research Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (Leadpartner)
  • JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
  • Eberle Automatische Systeme GmbH & Co KG
  • HENKEL CENTRAL EASTERN EUROPE OPERATIONS GESELLSCHAFT MBH
  • TDK Electronics GmbH & Co OG
  • Franz Josef Mayer Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • SSI Schäfer Automation GmbH

Zeitraum

April, 2020 to September, 2022

Fördergeber

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Wilfried Wöber, MSc

Researcher
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Jakob Langthaler, BSc

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AIAV - AI Anwenden und Verstehen

Artificial intelligence (AI) will lead to new capabilities in all sectors. Possible applications range from robotics to process optimation but typically, the benefits of AI are not yet obvious and risks are unknown. The impact of novel AI methods to future generations is hard to predict. Today, the development of AI applications is still expensive and the outcome is sometimes unknown.
The project “AI Anwenden und Verstehen” (AIAV, Understanding AI) initiated by the UAS Technikum Wien implements a knowledge platform aiming the discovery of potentials of AI in small and medium-sized enterprises and to identify potential benefits and risks of Artificial Intelligence in companies

Zeitraum

March, 2020 to February, 2023

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Corinna Englehardt-Nowitzki

FH-Prof. Dr. Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki

Departmentleitung
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Gerhard Käfer

DI Gerhard Käfer

Project lead Technology Transfer
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Judith Klamert-Schmid

FH-Prof. Mag. (FH) Dr. Judith Klamert-Schmid

PD
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Lars Mehnen

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Lars Mehnen

Senior Lecturer/Researcher
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Felix Mödritscher FHTW

DI Dr. Felix Mödritscher

Head of Competence Center
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Wilfried Wöber, MSc

Researcher
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Sabine Zangl

Sabine Zangl, MBA

Deputy Program Director
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A4SEE

Alliance for Sports Engineering Education

The global sports industry is diverse, fragmented and rapidly changing, it is also a large industry (comparable to aerospace) and an early adopter. It comprises numerous different sectors and therefor relies on innovation and technology that spans many disciplines. Sport is known to play a major positive role in societal challenges such as health, demographic change and inclusion.
This diverse range of technology disciplines however slows down the innovation process. Cross-sectoral cooperation between universities, research centres, industries and sport bodies could accelerate the entrepreneurial behaviour and improve the innovation climate. Effective knowledge transfer however is inhibited by differences in culture and language between industry and academia. This also hampers academic staff to educate students with appropriate transversal skills.


The rapid changes in the sports industry are not always mirrored in the relatively static provision of sports engineering education. Current university courses in sports engineering do not provide education on emerging technologies (e.g. big data, self-healing materials, IoT, Artificial Intelligence, etc.) or societal changes (e.g. demographics, sedentary behaviours etc.). Furthermore, university graduates from sports engineering curricula do not always possess the appropriate innovation and entrepreneurial skills (also ‘transversal skills’ or ‘21st century skills’) to meet the needs of the sports industry. Current Industrial Design curricula do pay attention to these transversal skills and are highly focussed on user-centred design. They however lack specific knowledge and insight into the application of these innovation and entrepreneurial skills in the sports domain.


In summary, the problem analysis can be divided into the following aspects regarding sports industry and HEIs. Sports industry HEIs Large, growing and early adopter. Fragmented industry with little cross-sectoral cooperation Reliance on diverse technologies slows down the innovation process Desire for more diverse future employee profiles, need for life-long education for existing staff Weak entrepreneurial and cross disciplinary training in classic sports engineering curricula vs lack of insight into the sports industry in design/innovation curricula. Relative static provision of courses, insufficiently adapted to emerging technologies Limited understanding of business culture and language by university staff

The specific problems/challenges that this project will address are therefor as follows;

  1. How to provide the sports industry with appropriate life-long learning solutions?
  2. How to enable cross-sectoral cooperation in the sports industry?
  3. How to improve the fit between current HEI curricula and the sports industry?
  4. How to reduce the cultural barriers between HEIs and sports industry?

The project A4SEE will deliver three significant project interventions to address these challenges.

  1. Creation and delivery of Joint Learning Activities (Industry Collaboration Experience, Special Topics Week and Innovation Marketplace)
  2. Creation and delivery of Open Online Courses (Sports Engineering Basic, Advanced and Professional Courses)
  3. Creation and delivery of Innovation Fellowships on sports innovation and emerging technologies. (Academia to Industry, Industry to Academia and Student to Industry)

A4SEE Symposia and an on-line platform will be established as dissemination activity. These symposia and the platform will allow students and sports industry employers to connect by means of: Company Presentations, (Technology) Demonstration Market and Academic Insights (PhD-, Master-project Posters).
The project will develop and establish a transnational platform and activities that will build a strong and sustainable ecosystem firmly based in industry and universities. By attracting additional associate project partners, this sustainable ecosystem will remain to connect with the target groups after the funding period and will continue to deliver activities that will:

  • develop new, innovative, and multidisciplinary approaches to teaching and learning
  • stimulate entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurial skills of higher education teaching staff and company staff
  • facilitate the exchange, flow and co-creation of knowledge

Zeitraum

January, 2020 to December, 2022

Fördergeber

Erasmus+

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Weitere Forschungsgebiete

Projektteam

Stefan Litzenberger FHTW

DI (FH) Stefan Litzenberger, MSc

Program Director
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EURYDICE

Employability enhancement in the field of renewable energies, on the basis of closer collaboration between university and industry

Within this project we focus on renewable energies with the overall goal to enhance employability. The energy generation landscape in South Africa is undergoing a fundamental transition, as the vision of the energy strategy is to contribute to an affordable energy for all.

Closing the gap between TVET (Technical and Vocational Education and Training Colleges) studies and diploma study by the definition of industrial experience requirements for University of Technology (UoT) diploma students. This leads to an increased preparedness and “studyability” of UoT diploma students. Industrial stakeholders will be integrated into the process. The project will develop an “Industrial Portal” as working tool.

Increasing industrial experience in UoT bachelor education by the integration of practical experience into the curriculum. Within the project offered Fast-Track Acceleration program for graduates, enables students for a fast employment or starting a new enterprise in the field.

To increase industry cooperation in post graduate education “OpenLabs” and “MobileLabs” are developed within the project. It is intended that industry brings industrial problems into the “Labs”, which will then be solved by the students.

Workshops and summer schools guarantee that best-practices in defining and implementing the measures are being used, that input of all relevant stakeholders (i.e. South African students) is been taken into account.

Zeitraum

January, 2020 to January, 2023

Fördergeber

European Union

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Urban Energy Systems

Projektteam

tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, MSc

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mHealth Hub

A European project to collect and share national experiences on mHealth and to support countries and regions in setting up large-scale mHealth programmes.

The mHealth Hub aims:

  • To operationalise an mHealth Innovation Hub for integration into the national health systems in Europe.
  • To serve as a focal point for expertise on mHealth in the WHO European Region.
  • To assist countries in implementing mHealth strategies.
  • To act as facilitator of innovation in mHealth.
  • To act as an accelerator for the EU Digital Single Market.
  • To produce Knowledge Tools for health systems and services on NCDs.
  • To provide a code of ethics for mHealth data.

Zeitraum

January, 2020 to August, 2021

Fördergeber

European Union

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Projektteam

Stefan Sauermann

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann

Program Director Medical Engineering & eHealth
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Mathias Forjan FHTW

FH-Prof. Mathias Forjan, PhD, MSc

Head of Competence Center Integrated Healthcare
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frohner matthias

Matthias Frohner, PhD, MSc

Research & Development
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SocialLowCostFlex

Low-cost energy supply concepts in social housing

Initial situation, challenges and motivation: The current energy transition and the rising number of decentralized generation units involve complex challenges for the current energy system. Different systematic concepts and models, such as local energy communities provide new prospects to overcome these challenges on a local and regional level. Usually, the implementation of these concepts implies substantial costs, which excludes social classes with low income. The transition of the energy system has to be comprehensive and include these social classes. Considering the potential of 900.000 flats of social housing in Austria with a share of 24 % on the total housing market, it is essential to consider low-income social classes. Furthermore, resulting cost such as rising energy prices and rental costs lead to a significant cost increase. Current solutions such as earmarked heating cost allowances selectively improve the situation of some individual, but these actions are no sustainable contribution to the energy system nor to all affected individuals. In order to tap this potential new low-cost solutions are needed.

Objectives and innovation: Hence, this project aims for feasible low-cost solutions, which allow residents of multi-party houses, with special focus on social housing to profit and participate in the energy transition process and associated trends (e.g. community generation units, exploitation of flexibility). Based on individual requirements, needs and lifestyles sustainable and acceptable concepts will be developed together with residents/users for social housing. These concepts are:

  • Low-cost concepts for community generation units (ElWOG § 16a) for the utilization of existing flexibilities (e.g. hot water storage) with minimal impact
  • Cooperation and business models as sustainable measures against a lack of energy

The viability of these concepts will be verified in the SOZIALBAU housing complex in the Anton-Krieger-Gasse in Vienna.

Expected results and findings: The result of the project are low-cost concepts and business models of community generation units and utilization concepts, tested for their feasibility in a social housing complex. These concepts are based on special requirements of different lifestyles in low-income households and take the framework of social housing such as tenant fluctuation into account.

Zeitraum

January, 2020 to May, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

ettwein frederike

Dipl.-Ing. Frederike Ettwein, MSc

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Illich Peter FHTW

Peter Illich, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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DigitalEnergy4All

DigitalEnergy4All with Digital Citizen Energy Communities

The digitization of the energy system offers a multitude of new opportunities, but also allows the energy transition to move closer to people and society, thus increasingly influencing their everyday lives. This brings the issue of equal opportunities into the focus of consideration. The planned research project therefore integrates future users of different population groups by means of participatory and trans-disciplinary reasearch methods and aims at developing

  • cooperative and not exclusively profit-oriented participation, billing and business models, as well as digital energy exchange models / platforms for digital energy communities for community, local energy supply
  • appropriate control and optimization algorithms based on distributed ledger technology (to enable transparency and independence)
  • a comprehensible, usable user interface that enables users to communicate their individual and possibly changing needs in a real environment (Living Lab) to implement and test.

The project will be accompanied by an innovation network of project partners and external experts to be established at an early stage

  • for interactive, interdisciplinary knowledge transfer, deepening and application
  • for networking and establishing new interdisciplinary cooperation
  • to ensure equal opportunities in the digitization of energy supply throughout the project to prevent the exclusion of individual groups from participation in energy communities.


Project partners:

AIT, Avantsmart, Futus Energietechnik GmbH, OurPower Energiegenossenschaft, Sonnenplatz Großschönau, Terram Sequitur

Zeitraum

November, 2019 to October, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Illich Peter FHTW

Peter Illich, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Benedikt Salzbrunn

Benedikt Salzbrunn, MSc

Head of project "KUsIT"
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Beyond

Blockchain based ElectricitY trading for the integration Of National and Decentralized local markets)

The BEYOND project integrates regional-local-prosumer electrical systems by implementing a secure, automatized and decentralise local market based on smart contracts and blockchain technologies. This will be validated and demonstrated based on the "need-owners" (market actors: include con-\ prosumers, aggregators, communities) along with stakeholder engagements (especially DSOs and market operators) activities
In Austria in two demo-sites (municipality and cooperative of SMEs) the developed market design of local markets will be tested. The Austrian consortium covers the whole value chain of the need-owners. User-centred co-creation processes enable people, communities, districts, cities and regions to be actors in the future sustainable energy supply; establish new cooperative partnerships and stakeholders including con-\ prosumers in the innovation process.

Zeitraum

October, 2019 to September, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Urban Energy Systems

Projektteam

Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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PV&Storage Community

Local Energy Communities (LECs) will be an important element of the future energy system.
These community-led cooperatives cooperate in the production, distribution, storage and
supply of energy at local level with the aim to maximize the on-site generation and the selfconsumption
of renewable energy. To implement a LEC, local stakeholders with their energy
planners (the need owners) must be enabled to identify the optimal structure of their LEC
energy system and assess the related benefits in order to convince the citizens to join the
cooperative. To identify the optimal energy system design of a LEC is a challenge, since the
availability of local energy resources must be considered as well as the coupling of the electricity,
heating, cooling and mobility sectors, the temporal dynamic by renewable energy
sources, the flexibility options and the local energy cost structure. Since related design, control
and monitoring tools for LECs are not available yet, CLUE will develop and validate such
an innovative planning tool for LECs. Components providing flexibility are key for LECs,
CLUE will evaluate different flexibility technologies in five demonstration sites to understand
their potential under different framework conditions. The integration of the LECs in the surrounding
energy system is another aspect covered by CLUE, by identification of KPIs, which
are relevant for the DSO of the surrounding electricity system to interact with the LEC in an
optimal way. The integration of LECs in the future ICT architecture (hierarchical/decentral)
will be analyzed based on existing architectures (e.g., web-of-cells approach). CLUE will
demonstrate the tool as well as evaluate different technological flexibility options in 5 demos
In an innovation lab in Austria further flexibility from e-mobility combined with contact-less
automatic charging will be integrated (Burgenland) and the combination of a central storage
and several intelligent energy management systems (Styria).
New smart energy products and services will be explored, implemented and tested in the
LECs as for example blockchain-based services (e.g., energy ledger, contact-less automatic
charging of e-vehicles). The different types of LEC stakeholders (need owners), e.g. cooperatives,
project developer, DSOs, owners and operators of LECs, utilities, supplier of energy
and ICT infrastructure will participate in CLUE. Thereby, the relevant internal and external
drivers, success factors and barriers (technical, economic and regulatory) for LECs can be
identified in co-creation workshops and transition paths can be developed. LECs differ a lot
since their energy and organizational structure must be adapted to local framework conditions
(energy sources, demand, regulation, etc.). CLUE will contribute to the replication of
LECs by providing the experiences from different best practice solutions, an innovative planning
tool.

Zeitraum

October, 2019 to March, 2020

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Illich Peter FHTW

Peter Illich, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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AutoHoney(I)IoT

Automated Device Independent Honeypot Generation of IoT and Industrial IoT Devices

The interconnection of physical devices, vehicles, household appliances and other objects with electronics, software, sensors and actuators has become an integral part of our modern lives. The indus- trial sector is also undergoing a change in device communication. Traditionally, automated factories and critical infrastructure were strictly separated from the Internet. However, since the advent of Indus- try 4.0, devices at control as well as supervisor level are frequently connected to the Internet to collect analytic data. The resulting network is called the “Internet of Things” (IoT) and “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT). Attackers seek to compromise such interconnected devices with malware campaigns to use them for spam distribution, Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks, cryptomining, or as an attack vector in Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attacks. For this reason, interconnected devices are exposed to continuous threats and ongoing attacks. The large set of diverse hardware and soft- ware combined with the neglection of security best practices, such as the use of the same default credentials on all devices, the often non-existent update policies, and the lack of software hardening techniques render IoT and IIoT devices an ideal target for attackers. Many solutions have already been proposed to monitor the Internet for malware infections. So-called “honeypots” are a common practice, but due to the heterogeneity of the devices they are substantially harder to implement in the IoT and IIoT domain than in the field of commodity systems (e.g., desktop computers, smartphones). The heterogeneous landscape of IoT and IIoT devices poses new challenges to the deployment of honeypots that still need to be solved. However, so far no generic honeypot framework exists that is capable of attracting attacks for the wide variety of hardware and software architectures. Our goal is to provide a framework that automatically creates target device tailored honeypots for the (Industrial) Internet of Things which are capable of convincing an adversary that she actually breached a real device instead of a decoy. Our honeypots will be executed in an emulation environment that is able to interact with the outside world over common IoT and IIoT communication channels and allow us to apply fine-grained supervision techniques to monitor an adversary’s behavior throughout his entire attack.

 

Zeitraum

September, 2019 to December, 2021

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Projektteam

Wenzl Matthias

DI Mag. Matthias Wenzl

Research & Development, Lecturer
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FLUCCO+

Energy flexibility aims to combine conflicting interests of energy suppliers, grid and building operators and developers, as well as users and society by furthering the utilization of predictable but volatile renewable energy supply of future magnitudes.
Energy flexibility further relieves energy grids and reduces the necessity of additional energy storage capabilities.
Buildings and Quarters play a vital role in this process, their construction, appliances and usages lending themselves to adaptation for flexible utilization of renewable energy.
Users are however known to react very sensitively to changes in building operation and control over building comfort. Further research on user’s acceptance of energy flexible services is therefore needed, as monetary incentives – although intensely researched - represent only one aspect of evolving user behaviour.

The current challenge is to quantify and balance the multiple dimensions of advantages and disadvantages, which arise from flexible energy services for each stakeholder.

This project aims to improve planning of energy flexibility in construction and refurbishment in three key areas:

4. Extension of existing static models of thermal user comfort to include dynamic effects
5. Quantification of the ancillary service by energy flexibility by preparation of a quarter-hourly resolved carbon emission and “availability-of-RES”-signal for the future Austrian power grid
6. Holistic evaluation of the developed comfort model and ancillary service signals on three different examples of possible plus energy quarters including the evaluation of investment and life cycle cost and life cycle assessment.

The project results are

1. Experimentally verified dynamic user comfort model, that allows inference on user’s acceptance on thermal energy flexibility measures
2. A quarter-hourly resolved carbon emission and availability-of-RES-signal for the future Austrian power grid according to the main RES scenarios 2030 – 2050, allowing for the assessment of energy flexibility in the context of energy transition
3. Holistic evaluation of three potential flexible plus energy quarters including results 1 and 2, as well as heuristic methods for its optimization

Zeitraum

September, 2019 to August, 2021

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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ISaFe

Injecting Security Features into Constrained Embedded Firmware

Within the last decade, emerging use-cases like ``Ambient Assistive Technologies``, ``Car2X`` communication, ``Smart Homes``, ``Smart Cities`` and Industry 4.0 transformed computer systems to ubiquitous companions in our daily lives. The inevitable interconnection of these devices is better known as Internet of Things (IoT). The vast majority of the IoT is made up of computing devices that are highly specialized for their particular purpose. These devices are called embedded systems. Due to their specialization and the thereof resulting constraints such as energy consumption and the deterministic fulfillment of deadlines (real-time requirements), many embedded systems cannot be equipped with a standard operating system for embedded devices like Windows IoT Core, or Linux. As a consequence, a plethora of computers in the IoT lack a sufficient amount of security features that are common in standard operating systems. However, the retrofitting of all available software for embedded systems at a source level is clearly illusive due to the high degree of software (systems with special operating systems, or without operating systems) and hardware diversity (different processor architectures, memory sizes, additional hardware). Therefore, the aim of project ISaFe is to provide automated approaches to implant security features into connected embedded systems to counter the lack of security features in the backbone of the IoT. Together with the IoT startup Riddle & Code, who's aim is to provide an interface between embedded systems and blockchain technology, SBA-Research and the FH Technikum Wien pursue a novel approach based on binary rewriting to retrofit already existing IoT systems in order to make them more resilient against unauthorized access attempts.

Partners: SBA Research gGmbH (LEAD), FH Technikum Wien, Riddle&Code

Zeitraum

September, 2019 to December, 2021

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Projektteam

Wenzl Matthias

DI Mag. Matthias Wenzl

Research & Development, Lecturer
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Remediation Cascade

The research project "Remediation Cascade" focuses on innovative physical and biochemical processes for the in-situ remediation of aged hydrocarbon spills and examines possible applications for a combined processes using the example of the contaminated site N77 "Petroleum Factory Droesing" in Lower Austria. The bulk of the work will be carried out in the laboratories of the scientific partners with contaminated material from Droesing and will be used to develop novel processes which, in a first step, will catch the bulk of pollutants by using vegetable oil microemulsions for capturing and nonwovens for separation. In a second step, contaminants remaining in the subsurface are broken down by enzymes. This will allow the in-situ degradation of persistent hydrocarbon mixtures, as they are found in aged contaminated sites, and significantly accelerate natural degradation. This results in a considerable reduction of remediation times and a reduction of the associated costs. Through the involvement of business partners (SMEs), the field application of findings is already considered at the beginning of the research work and subsequently taken into account in the process development. The project also builds on a completed project (ISPAK - development of a vegetable oil-based process for the in-situ remediation of PAH-contaminated soils). The advantages of this technology should be transferred to mineral hydrocarbon contamination and integrated into the new process combination. The consortium consists of three SMEs, our university of applied sciences and a university. The leading scientists are Prof. Dr. Andreas Loibner, Dr. Doris Ribitsch, PD DI Dr. Maximilian Lackner and Dr. Hermann J. Heipieper.

Zeitraum

September, 2019 to August, 2021

Fördergeber

Kommunialkredit Public Consulting (KPC)

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Weitere Forschungsgebiete

Projektteam

Maximilian Lackner

PD DI Dr. Maximilian Lackner , MBA

Program Director
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CLUE

Concepts, Planning, Demonstration and Replication of Local User-friendly Energy Communities

CLUE will acquire knowledge on optimized design, planning and operation of Local Energy Communities (LECs) and will develop a tool kit for planning and operation as key elements for successful replication and upscaling of LECs. Research and development will be executed on technologies with the focus on flexibilities and sector coupling for LEC energy systems, on services by developing business models and recommendations on improved regulatory framework and on stakeholder involvement by partnering with developers and service providers and integrating consumer, prosumer, and organizer of LECs in a living-lab concept. CLUE is executed by leading European research institutes, industry, and local partners, working together in five demo sites in four countries. By implementing and testing different technological and market solutions and executing a cross-country analysis, CLUE can develop optimized LEC solutions in dependency on country and site-specific framework conditions.

Zeitraum

July, 2019 to June, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Urban Energy Systems

Projektteam

Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Zukunftsquartier 2.0

A large proportion of renewable energy sources, often generated in a volatile way,
places high demands on integration and security of supply of the entire energy.
Trends towards a high level of on-site generation (keyword positive energy districts)
should be realised without additional peak loads from feed-in peaks (PV) or
simultaneous consumption (e-cars, peak in heating consumption).
In dense urban areas, on the one hand demand side management and storage can
help to solve these problems by adjusting local energy feed-ins and consumption to
volatile on-site generation. On the other hand, energy storages in the district can
bring increased flexibility to the energy grid. District heating networks have
enormous potential in this respect, since the aforementioned approach is still
relatively unknown in the arena of district heating and because there is an evident
need to optimize networks in order to sustainably ensure new connections to the
grid in the future. But integrated energy systems also provide new flexibility to the
electricity grid.
The project aims to develop a concept for incorporating innovative (positive energy)
districts with a high level of on-site energy generation into the existing transmission
grid infrastructure (electricity and district heating grid) in a grid-supportive manner.
This will create a ‘win-win’ situation for suppliers and grid operators, as well as for
consumers, investors and developers. Moreover, comprehensive analyses
concerning technical, economical, legal and social issues will be conducted in an
integrated way. The project’s innovative content is the development of a scientific
method for optimal system design including storage technologies as well as the
development of a local control strategy to enable interaction with the entire
network. In this way the district’s envisaged daily, weekly and seasonal storages
could react in a flexible, cross-sectoral manner to the needs of the grid and prevent
or reduce power peaks. The envisaged HVAC concept will be subject to a sociological
acceptance assessment and will result in several user-friendly, practicable load
shifting measures. Life cycle based cost optimizations supported by suitable business
and operator models complement the analysis.
Another innovative element of the project is the involvement of a real-life positive
energy district in the Vienna district of Floridsdorf (Pilzgasse) and the intended
consultation with other possible positive energy districts and relevant stakeholders
throughout the project.
This should result in clear conclusions regarding the need for adaptation during the
planning stage. Intensive collaboration between scientists and property developers
(or their planners) should lead to findings that are robust and applicable in real life.
The findings and solutions from “Zukunftsquartier 2.0” will be developed into
instruction manuals and instruments of planning and process support for further
district developments so the project can have a broad impact. These widely
applicable technical, economic and methodological findings about how to plan
(positive energy) districts in a grid-supportive way will be disseminated among
relevant target groups (planners, property developers, cities) via targeted activities.

Zeitraum

June, 2019 to November, 2021

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Manfred Tragner

DI Dr. Manfred Tragner

Studiengangsleitung
+43 1 333 40 77-2541
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
+43 1 333 40 77-2646
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Thomas Zelger

DI Thomas Zelger

Stadt Wien Stiftungsprofessor für energieeffiziente und nutzerInnenfreundliche Gebäude und Stadtquartiere
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Regional Renewable Energy Cells

The project R2EC aims at developing a scalable system for decentralized, interacting energy
cells with a high concentration of local renewable energy generation such as from
photovoltaic (PV) systems, storage element as well as high electric use like e-heating and evehicles.
This system aims at maximizing the use of renewable generated energy at the local
and regional level through intelligent interaction of generation, storage and consumption.
Also, the system will optimize the interaction on the local level with other energy cells, and
thus improve the local energy use. Investigations are also to be made concerning the overall
system optimization and resilience, as well as the market participation through aggregation
and blockchain use. The main objectives of R2EC and the Austrian consortium are (1) the
creation of a simulation model / extensive implementation concept, (2) further development
of hardware and software needed for the system and the (3) prototypical application of
system components in the observed test beds.

Projectpartner:

  • FH Technikum Wien – FHTW (Lead)
  • 4ward Energy Research GmbH – 4ER (P1)
  • Diehl Metering GmbH - Diehl(P2)
  • EffiCent Energieeffizienz Dienstleistungen GmbH – EED(P3)
  • EVN AG – EVN (P4)
  • KEM / WYNERGY e.U. – KEM (P5)
  • TPPV Austrian Photovoltaic Technology Platform – TPPV (P6)
  • NORCE Norwegian Research Centre AS (P7)
  • Z Energi AS (P8)
  • DNT Norwegian Trekking Association (P9)
  • Becquerel Institute (P10)
  • GreenWatch (P11)

Zeitraum

April, 2019 to March, 2022

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Manfred Tragner

DI Dr. Manfred Tragner

PD Urban Renewable Energy Technologies
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Illich Peter FHTW

Peter Illich, MSc

Scientific Staff
+43 1 333 40 77-577
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Karl Knöbl

DI Karl Knöbl, MSc

+43 1 333 40 77-2048
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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
+43 1 333 40 77-583
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

+43 1 333 40 77-5909
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tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, MSc

+43 1 333 40 77-573
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Andrea Werner

Andrea Werner, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Alexander Hirschl, BSc

Alexander Hirschl, MSc

Scientific Staff
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KoLPEQ

In order to achieve the climate and energy goals, both the energy supply of buildings and the integration of sustainable mobility must become more sustainable, safe and affordable. Buildings account for ten percent of Austria’s total greenhouse gas emissions and traffic for 29 percent. UAS Technikum Wien, the largest purely technical university of applied sciences in Austria, has been spearheading research into sustainable energy generation for several years. In the current three-year research project “Competence team for PlusEnergy neighborhoods worth living in (KoLPEQ)”, it has been pursuing an interdisciplinary approach and focusing on the needs and involvement of residents.

KoLPEQ: Research for a better quality of life and lower energy consumption

With the support of the City of Vienna, UAS Technikum Wien is setting up a three-year research project with KoLPEQ (Kompetenzteam für lebenswerte Plusenergiequartiere – Competence Team for PlusEnergy Neighborhoods Worth Living In), which focuses on the quality of life and sustainability of future buildings and neighborhoods. Research is carried out on construction projects in planning as well as on existing neighborhoods. From a technological point of view, this involves the use of photovoltaic systems, heat pumps, geothermal probes as seasonal heat accumulators or smart grid applications. The challenge, however, lies not in the use of individual technologies, but in their smart interaction. The aim of the research is to develop models and methods that can map the complex level of interconnectivity.

Zeitraum

January, 2019 to December, 2021

Fördergeber

MA23

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Simon Schneider, MSs

Simon Schneider, MSc

Lecturer
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daniel.bell

Mag. Daniel Bell

Junior Lecturer/Researcher
Lukas Rohatsch

Lukas Rohatsch, MSc

Lecturer/Researcher
+43 1 333 40 77 - 4330
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FPGA 4.0

The project FPGA 4.0 deals with special aspects of Field-Programmable Gate Arrays that appeared on the semiconductor market about four decades ago.

One of these special aspects are security issues that are more and more important for a number of everyday life applications. As a prominent example, an ordinary production car was hacked and remotely controlled by two U.S. technicians in 2015. This example also shows how aspects of security as well as functional safety are often heavily intertwined when, e.g., electronic systems engage into such vital car components as brake systems or steering ECUs. At the same time considerations with respect to security and data privacy are soaring and cannot be neglected in future cars. These challenges require radically new approaches and disruptive ideas together with a structured approach of applied research in order to find architectures and technologies that satisfy not only today’s but also future requirements of electronic based systems with respect to security and safety.

FPGAs are basically configurable digital circuits. However, analog components such as ADCs or DACs are also found in today's FPGA devices. Moreover, some semiconductor vendors have developed devices that integrate configurable analog resources on a chip which are sometimes referred to as FPAAs (Field-Programmable Analog Array). As another research goal (besides security aspects) the project FPGA 4.0 investigate how industrial applications can benefit from these analog resources (e.g., in the area of rapid prototyping), compares them with other implementation options as well as evaluates existing limitations.

Through the FPGA 4.0 project the Research Group Embedded Systems at the Department of Electronic Engineering likes to maintain and increase competences in the field of FPGAs in order to attract students for a technical study program and, finally, to provide qualified specialists in the area of engineering to companies in Vienna and its surrounding area.

Zeitraum

November, 2018 to December, 2021

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Projektteam

Roland Höller

DI Roland Höller

Research & Development, Lecturer
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Future Quarter – Way to an energy-plus quarter in Vienna

With the Smart City Vienna Framework Strategy, the City of Vienna decided to move towards decarbonisation. Developing sustainable, secure and affordable strategies to supply (new) quarters with energy is one of the many challenges that have to be overcome in doing so. To support and set an example, the City Government has undertaken the implementation of an innovative showcase city quarter in its governmental agreement (2015) in the "Energy" chapter. The objective exploratory project is intended to make a valuable contribution to this and, with the help of a competent consortium in the field of research - planning - implementation, to substantially advance the preparation of such a showcase city quarter with new knowledge and experience.

High practical relevance is sought by the districts and stakeholders involved: With the support of the City of Vienna and numerous developers, at least six concrete mixed areas of attractive size are being brought into this exploratory project, which are being developed in two to five years and whose energy supply has not yet been decided. Prior to this project submission, contributions from property owners, project developers and energy providers have been cleared to the extent possible. The project areas primarily consist of quarters that are to be newly developed, but also include existing quarters, with an interesting range in terms of both the local energy potential, the mix of uses as well as in what stakeholders require in the respective quarters.
At the beginning of the project there is an exploration of the question of adequate system boundaries and indicators for energy-plus quarters. In parallel, the consortium will develop and evaluate rough concepts and options for the quarters being considered to determine the one to two most probable quarters. For those quarters, preliminary drafts of energy concepts are going to be prepared based on the local energy situation and based on the requirements of stakeholders/users. In this process, technical and economic feasibility, the legal framework and other factors are going to be considered (e.g. urban planning requirements for quality of life and attractiveness).

The meaning of the project consists in the preparation of recommendations for further quarters in Vienna and other cities, which are based on the "Lessons Learned" of developing supply concepts for the different quarters. These include, for example, recommendations for defining system boundaries, for the planning process for quarters, for the process of how to best integrate energy and architectural planning, for combining technologies with an optimal cost-benefit ratio and for including stakeholders and users.

Zeitraum

July, 2018 to June, 2019

Fördergeber

Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG)

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Thomas Zelger

DI Thomas Zelger

+43 1 333 40 77-572
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Manfred Tragner

DI Dr. Manfred Tragner

PD Urban Renewable Energy Technologies
+43 1 333 40 77-2541
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Simon Schneider, MSs

Simon Schneider, MSc

Lecturer
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StudyATHome Internationally

Project description: 
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Zeitraum

February, 2018 to January, 2022

Fördergeber

City of Vienna

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Projektteam

deinhofer martin

Martin Deinhofer, MSc

Research & Development
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ENGINE: Engineering goes international

In order to prepare for diverse labour markets and to recruit international students, the offer of foreign language (especially English) higher education with an international profile becomes increasingly important. The project ENGINE project addresses this need with several measures.

Together with international partners, ENGINE develops an engineering case study in mixed international teams. This also enables students with limited physical mobility (e.g., due to professional obligations) to make virtual experiences abroad. Case-development is based on extensive previous experience from interdisciplinary workshops and case studies. The student teams have to solve several technical and non-technical, country-specific tasks. Solutions are presented online to world-wide distributed lecturers. In order to ensure a sound practical orientation, the case study scenarios are based on real-world companies use cases. The small (20%) research part of the project develops country-specific parameterizable demonstrators for the teaching case study (for example a 3D-printed robot vehicle).

In the course of the case studies, ENGINE expands the existing international university network and defines 1-3 focus partners for the FHTW study programs in mechatronics/ robotics, mechanical engineering and international business engineering, with whom a particularly intensive co-operation should be set up (e.g., joint degree, joint curriculum development, research projects).

In order to make UAS Technikum Wien courses sustainably attractive in an international context (establishing the university as an adequate academic partner), ENGINE examines the areas in which foreign-language engineering courses could be created in cooperation with the international partners, and defines respective internationalization measures in the curricula (learning content, learning targets, methods, lecturers, literature and also mobility windows). In terms of content, ENGINE identifies country-specific differentiation requirements for teaching in the engineering environment (e.g., due to different technical standards, intercultural peculiarities, deviating financial/ legal systems). Teachers may be supported with training courses. Also important are gender/ diversity goals (e.g., taking into account the heterogeneous professional experiences of engineers who work in fundamentally similar engineering projects worldwide).

UAS Technikum Wien students benefit from this offer in many ways: They are able to actively apply their expertise in the international science language. They are better prepared for the international labour market, and already have own intercultural experiences, even in case, their personal situation (e.g., occupation, care obligation, salary, health restriction) does not permit a stay abroad. As a synergy effect ENGINE strengthens the possibilities for student mobility and enables international encounters with incoming students "at home" by expanding the worldwide network of partners.

Well-chosen dissemination measures stimulate university-internal multi-use and external accessi-bility to the project results for Viennese (higher) schools, companies and the population.

Zeitraum

November, 2017 to October, 2020

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Automation & Robotics

Projektteam

Corinna Englehardt-Nowitzki

FH-Prof. Dr. Corinna Engelhardt-Nowitzki

Head of Department
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Biokunststoffe - vom Wissen zur Anwendung

A tailor-made seminar on bioplastics and their application is carried out for 10 Austrian companies. Motivation: ""Bioplastics"" are materials made from renewable resources and/or biodegradable. Well-known examples are thermoplastic starch (TPS) and polylactic acid (PLA); Bioplastics are characterized by a higher sustainability than fossil plastics (e.g. resource conservation, climate change, microplastics in the sea). However, they are also more expensive than fossil plastics and have a narrower processing window. Today, bioplastics have a market share of 2%, and their distribution is steadily increasing. In practice companies struggle with unknown characteristics and processing difficulties of bioplastics, as well as with questions of positioning.  Among the 10 companies, there is a high level of knowledge about conventional plastics. However, bioplastics require special knowledge, which is not common. This knowledge is typically built up by the manufacturers individually, and there is no wide educational offer with regard to bioplastics. This was confirmed by a research in the German-speaking world in July 2017.

Qualification objectives: The participating companies have experience with conventional plastics; The knowledge about bioplastics is still very limited. The aim is to increase the level of knowledge of bioplastics to that of conventional plastics. The seminar aims at specific applications (1 product per affiliate company). Within the framework of this project, production-safe and market-oriented bioplastics products and their positioning are discussed. In advance, there was a joint preparatory workshop (1/2 day on June 9, 2017) to detail the needs of the companies. The measure ""BioKSem"" consists of a 5-day training. After the training, there is an individual follow-up with the participants (one day each) to ensure the transfer into practice (outside project budget and scope, provided by the organizers). The focus of the qualification measures is based on the practical feasibility.

 

Zeitraum

October, 2017 to March, 2018

Fördergeber

FFG

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Projektteam

Maximilian Lackner

PD DI Dr. Maximilian Lackner , MBA

Program Director
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Health-CONNECT - eHealth aCademic cOoperatioN syNergy ProjECT

The Health-CONNECT project aims to strengthen the competencies in the intersection of the multidisciplinary and future-oriented subject area "eHealth" at the FH Technikum. This is made possible above all by an internationalisation strategy for this subject area which is to be developed and expanded. The curricula, learning objectives and contents of the FH Technikum Wien degree programmes are increasingly synchronised with partner institutions in Portugal and Germany. The competence- and topic-oriented representation by lecturers and researchers of the FH Technikum Wien will be the focus of the project implementation. The study programmes concerned, which are located at two institutes of the FH Technikum Wien and are closely linked to the interdisciplinary research focus "Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility", will be subjected to increased internationalisation and closer coordination through this project in order to achieve synergetic effects in education in the field of eHealth.

 

The project should (1) enable a sustainable integration of teacher and student mobility into the respective curriculum, (2) support the expansion of individual intercultural competences and experiences and (3) at the same time internationalise the learning objectives and contents. To this end, the Health-CONNECT project will analyse one Bachelor's degree programme and three Master's degree programmes at the FH Technikum Wien, which have a focus on the subject area of eHealth, and compare the learning objectives and contents as well as possibilities for mobility with the partner universities and integrate them into the respective curriculum in an exemplary manner. This also includes the possibilities of pursuing a further academic career in this field (e.g. BSc in Jena, MSc in Vienna, PhD in Vila Real).

 

In addition, an exemplary implementation is planned by piloting the identified measures for internationalisation and evaluating them. Since the topic of eHealth is sometimes perceived as highly abstract, annual "eHealth Summer Schools" are planned in rotation at the participating universities. In this way, the contents and different fields of knowledge of the topic can be networked and presented in a "vulnerable" way, and possible inhibition thresholds and prejudices regarding the topic "technology and health" can be addressed and reduced. This should also increase the attractiveness of the topic-related courses offered at the FH Technikum Wien and strengthen Vienna as a location for education and competence.

 

Period

September 2017 to August 2020

Institute

Life Science Engineering

Research focus

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Zeitraum

September, 2017 to August, 2020

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Projektteam

frohner matthias

Matthias Frohner, PhD, MSc

Research & Development
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Natascha Bayer

Natascha Bayer, MSc

Lecturer, R&D
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pasteka richard

Ing. Richard Pasteka, MSc

Lector
+43 1 333 40 77 - 2602
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Stefan Sauermann

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann

Program Director Medical Engineering & eHealth
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mense alexander

FH-Prof. DI Alexander Mense

Head of Faculty
+43 1 333 40 77-2535
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Andreas Drauschke

FH-Prof. Dr. Andreas Drauschke

+43 1 333 40 77-4212
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Michael Windisch

DI (FH) Michael Windisch, MA

Head of Department Electronic Engineering
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Johannes Martinek

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Johannes Martinek

Program Director
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IoCEST - Internationalisation of the Curricula in Engineering, Environmental, Smart Cities and Sport Technologies

IoCEST („Internationalization of the Curricula in Engineering, Environmental, Smart Cities and Sport Technologies“) is a project dedicated to establishing structural and curricular frameworks in the context of internationalization of teaching/teacher training/didactics. Its aim is to provide all students at FH Technikum with the opportunity to obtain a variety of intercultural and international competencies which serve as beneficial and profitable key skills for the national and international employment markets.

Despite the fact that internationalization works as a strategic and defining factor at FH Technikum, only a number of students is able to profit from the ideal parameters of its diverse programs, which is, in part, due to the diversity of the student body. In order to fulfill our role as an institution of higher education, to meet economic as well as societal expectations, and to prepare all students for the job market to the best of our abilities, this project pursues three main objectives: First, IoCEST is invested in internationalizing the curricula of 13 selected degree programs at FH Technikum in order to embed the acquisition of key competencies and skills within the respective courses.

The formulation/verbalization of “international learning outcomes” forms the basis of this objective; within this frame, measures with the regard to the internationalization of the respective programs can be taken. In collaboration with 9 strategic international partner institutions, this project seeks to create synergies within the frame of FH Technikum’s curricula as well as student and staff mobility in order to support and foster research cooperation and carve out the additional benefits of teamwork for all involved parties. Second, the project intends to develop and implement a “Certificate for Cross-Cultural Competences for Engineers.” In the context of program modules, all students at FH Technikum will be given the extracurricular opportunity to obtain this intercultural certificate and thereby make their international and intercultural skills visible and marketable. The third objective concerns the development and realization of a study module in the context of “Industrial Engineering.”

This program, which uses English as its medium of instruction, comprises courses in the fields of mechanical engineering, renewable energy, smart cities, mechatronics, sports technologies, as well as gender and diversity, and is mainly offered to incoming international students. This module will be interconnected with the “Certificate for Engineers” and thereby made available to all students as a type of “internationalization at home.” IoCEST is predicated on the diversity of the study body and is set on joining internationalization with the unique qualities of the individual subject disciplines. In this way, students devoted to technical modules and programs receive optimal preparation for the national and international employment markets.  FH Technikum’s international orientation as well as its investment in domains such as Industry 4.0, Renewable Energies, Smart Cities, and Sport Technologies innervate its status as a high-value, forward-looking tertiary institution, both in Vienna and on an international level. On a larger scale, FH Technikum strengthens Vienna as a business and industry site in this way.

Zeitraum

September, 2017 to August, 2020

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Social Competence & Management Methods

Projektteam

Thomas Wala

FH-Prof. Mag. Dr. Thomas Wala, MBA

Head of Competence Center Management, Business & Law
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Florian Ellinger FHTW

Mag. Florian Ellinger

Coordinator Incoming Students
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Peter Franz FHTW

FH-Prof. DI Peter Franz

International Coordinator Faculty of Industrial Engineering
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tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Patricia Kafka FHTW

DI (FH) Patricia Kafka

Head of Competence Center
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Stefan Litzenberger FHTW

DI (FH) Stefan Litzenberger, MSc

Program Director
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Harald Wahl

FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Harald Wahl

Program Director
+43 1 333 40 77-2549
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Nicolai sawczynski

Mag. Nicolai Sawczynski, MAS

Head of Competence Center
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Nicole Sagmeister

Nicole Sagmeister, MA

Rector's Assistent
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Problem-based Learning in Life Science Technologies

Based on experience from preliminary projects, Problem-Based Learning (PBL) approaches in the departments’ study programs are further developed and optimized and new ones are being developed. Real-life, student-centered learning environments enable student teams to work independently on interdisciplinary job-specific problems using practical and social-communicative skills. A train-the-trainer concept, method-coaching, accompanying evaluation and knowledge management ensure a sustainable anchoring of PBL and related approaches in order to further improve the quality of teaching. The establishment of an international network, public events, workshops and conference visits contribute to the visibility of the location for innovative and current didactics and make results usable for other educational institutions.

Zeitraum

September, 2017 to August, 2022

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

Projektteam

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Rita Leitner, MA

Project lead PBL in Life Science Technologies
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sLiM – smart Living in a Metropolis

The transformation of the energy system poses particular challenges for urban areas.

Consequently, renewable, decentralized energy production and new technical approaches for energy storage, smart homes und e-mobility entail new requirements. These developments will even change citizens’ everyday life and will have different impacts on various parts of society.

Against this background, the project sLiM will bring together multi-disciplinary competences and expertises in order to develop a deeper understanding of the urban energy system. Another goal is to derive options for the flexibilisation and sustainability of the urban energy system and suggest recommendation addressed at decision makers in urban-, land use- and energy planning.

To accomplish this target an interdisciplinary research team – consisting of researchers from different departments of the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien: institutes of “Renewable Energy”, “Information Engineering & Security”, “Informatics” – together with external experts will develop different scenarios to show potential developments and solutions for the urban energy systems. Necessary disciplines are technology, urban planning, land use planning, energy markets, ecology, gender and diversity, technology assessment, usability and social sciences.

The aim is to elaborate several approaches which would lead to an increase of the flexibility of the urban energy system. Subsequently, those approaches will be assessed regarding their impact on society, economy and environment. The results will build the basis for specific recommendations for decision makers in in urban areas and give orientational knowledge for recent and future urban planning.

Zeitraum

July, 2017 to June, 2020

Fördergeber

City of Vienna

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Alexander Hirschl, BSc

Alexander Hirschl, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Ing. Momir Tabakovic, MSc

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Ing. Josef Wagner, BSc

Forschung und Lehre
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Benedikt Salzbrunn

Benedikt Salzbrunn, MSc

Head of project "KUsIT"
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eNDUSTRIE 4.0

Digitalization will change processes, structures, and technologies in companies – just as theroles, tasks, and employee’s methods of working are changing. The “new” levers for increasing efficiency and business success are found increasingly in intelligent sensors that communicate with each other via the Internet of Things (IoT), offering their services. Powerful algorithms for analysis of the resulting data allow a more targeted control of individual components and promise huge performance potential, flexibility gains, and energy savings.

Processes can be better controlled, energy can be used more efficiently, with big dataanalysis planning becomes more precise, batch sizes smaller, and companies can developnew services and business models on this basis. This digital transformation also poses immense challenges for manufacturing companies. Tobetter anticipate future developments in industry 4.0 and to encourage new, innovative products and services, comprehensive specialized expertise and competency in industry 4.0topics is needed.

Therefore, the TU Wien together with the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, the Danube University Krems and other scientific partners jointly, with other committed companies developed a future-oriented and tailor-made training measure. In the course of the preliminarily 23 day-long planned interdisciplinary core curriculum workshops called qualification network “eNDUSTRIE 4.0”, strongly demanded, futureoriented topics will be identified together with partnering companies. Particular emphasis will be focused on following areas, where horizontal permeability of learning outcomes and widely imparting skills are in the foreground: digitization, smart manufacturing, automationand collaborative robotics; energy efficiency in production, resource-efficient life cycle and cycle management; innovation strategies, business models and design of digital products; orinterdisciplinary cross-cutting issues such as security in sensor networks, equal opportunities, or rapid prototyping.

The teaching methods include inter alia conversational impulse lectures, group discussions, technical live demonstrations of best practice ideas for learning through understanding, project work in small groups, guided excursions to topics relevant model-enterprises and laboratory exercises, a scheduled hands-on hackathon, and a moderated idea marketplace as networking event.

The expected results include an increase in the research, development, and innovation skills in the companies involved through participants as know-how carriers, as well as a successful contribution to sustainable establishment of industry-relevant, innovative knowledge and new collaborations. From the border to the Czech Republic four companies were acquired in order to qualify for this future-oriented topic. Especially for this region, the increase of knowhow, innovation, and networking are essential factors to ensuring business success. Participating companies benefit from this initiative by competitive advantage and leveraging existing synergies.

Project partners

  • TU Wien, ICT
  • Donau Universität Krems, Zentrum für Integrierte Sensorsysteme
  • Microtronics Engineering GmbH
  • ATB Becker GmbH
  • Ella AG
  • RMTH GmbH
  • SEC Consult Unternehmensberatung GmbH
  • nxtControl GmbH
  • Scharf Automation GmbH
  • Kapsch Components GmbH & Co. KG
  • BECOM Electronics GmbH
  • 3F Solar Technologies GmbH
  • Kubator GmbH
  • AVL List GmbH
  • Fresnex GmbH

Zeitraum

October, 2016 to March, 2018

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft FFG

Institut

Computer Science
Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Kompetenzfeldleitung
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Benedikt Salzbrunn

Benedikt Salzbrunn, MSc

Head of project "KUsIT"
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smart(D)ER - Kompetenzerweiterung im Bereich dezentraler erneuerbarer Energiesysteme in besiedelten Gebieten

Starting Point, Motivation and Issue 

Falling prices and attractive funding schemes in combination with the growing request for energy autonomy of private households as well as of companies  - in combination with the climate goals, the EU-Renewables guideline and the EU-Building regulation – will lead to  decentral renewable energy systems becoming a mass application. More and more households and business enterprises are using photovoltaics and small wind turbines often in combination with battery storage systems. Referring to PV, recently operating PV-systems are mainly roof  or surface mounted,  but the focus is changing to BIPV-systems. Even in Austria small and medium enterprises are dealing with development, production, systems design, assembling, in a nutshell, the whole supply chain of these technologies. For a better anticipation of future developments and to foster the development of innovative products and services, a comprehensive and specialized qualification of enterprises, covering the relevant issues is needed.

Qualification Goals and Methods 

For the lack of adequate training opportunities FHTW and AIT, together with further scientific partners and enterprises, are developing a future oriented, tailored qualification measure in the field of decentral energy production – emphasizing on BIPV and small wind turbines. The main goals are to increase enterprises competence in research, development and innovation as well as to develop and establish new innovative knowledge and cooperation. To accomplish these goals, the following didactic concepts and methods are used:

  • Thematic workshops for interactive development of relevant issues
  • Project workshops and transfer projects for working on innovative ideas, individual topics and for a broad implementation of the contents
  • Labor exercises, excursions to give practical insight
  • Distance learning and projects to consider individual circumstances of different partners
  • Participation in and organization of (networking) events, public relations to crosslink science, enterprises and external stakeholders

Intended results 

The qualification builds the basis to close the knowledge gap in the addressed field. The enhanced expertise and involvement of the participants strengthens the innovative capacity of the enterprises. For better knowledge transfer all documents as well as results are provided publicly in appropriate design. An adapted concept with a more tightly packed timetable will be developed. It will contain all relevant results and contents.

The cooperation between the project partners will be extended beyond this project (e.g. through R&D projects, working groups or technology platforms). Results and insights will be implemented in the recent initial and further educational offers of the scientific partners.

Project partners

  • Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH
  • Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik
  • Österreichisches Forschungsinstitut für Chemie und Technik
  • AEE Arbeitsgemeinschaft Erneuerbare Energie NÖ-Wien
  • ATB Becker
  • Nikko Engineering GmbH
  • Crystalsol GmbH
  • Mischtechnik Hoffmann & Partner GmbH
  • Schachner Wind GmbH
  • Energieagentur der Regionen
  • Sunplugged – Solare Energiesysteme GmbH
  • Energiewerkstatt Verein
  • ALLESWIRDGUT ARCHITEKTUR ZT GMBH
  • oekostrom Produktions GmbH
  • Solvento energy consulting gmbh
  • STRABAG SE
  • Telereal Telekommunikationsanlagen GmbH
  • Sensenwerk Sonnleithner Gesellschaft m.b.H.
  • Rheinberg ZT GmbH

Zeitraum

September, 2016 to August, 2020

Fördergeber

Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Kompetenzfeldleitung
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Hubert Fechner

FH-Prof. DI Hubert Fechner, MAS, MSc

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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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Mauro Peppoloni

Mauro Peppoloni, MSc

Scientific Staff
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Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Benedikt Salzbrunn

Benedikt Salzbrunn, MSc

Head of project "KUsIT"
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Infinity - Climate sensitive long-time reliability of photovoltaics

Photovoltaic (PV) technology still represents one of the most attractive renewable energy sources with abundant and virtually unlimited supply of solar energy at zero cost. The cost efficient and wide spread use of photovoltaics will be a key factor in order to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions and to achieve the EU target of 20% share of renewable energies by 2020.

 

The PV market experienced a rapid price drop during the last years leading to a drastic consolidation phase of the industry. The current situation is characterized by ongoing competition between different technological solutions and manufacturing locations. Nevertheless, the market shows enormous potential with growth rates of up to 10% predicted till 2020, especially in climatic-sensible regions with high solar irradiation. The European solar industry needs to invest in order to stay competitive and to secure technological leadership versus new players especially from Asia. The future challenges are to use raw materials and energy resources more efficiently and support players to develop new and innovative products, optimized for the use in defined climate environments to open new markets.

The present flagship project INFINITY will tackle these challenges by developing innovative components, like climate-sensitive materials, and PV modules tailored for operation under different environmental conditions, and load profiles for emerging markets. These Austrian innovations will be established on global markets and show their viability under real world conditions. In addition, in order to allow efficient operation of PV systems installed in different climate zones (moderate, desert, tropic and alpine), technically and economically customized and site-sensitive guidelines for the effective monitoring and maintenance will be developed. INFINITY foresees a close cooperation of 5 scientific and 8 industrial partners. The project consortium covers all aspects along the value chain from PV materials and components over module manufacturing to PV power plant installation and maintenance.

The involved research institutes will provide the scientific excellence and analysis competence to identify failure modes and create innovative solutions for different climate zones and regional specialities like unstable electric grids. The involved companies will turn the findings into successful innovations for the global markets. Quality and and yield-optimization of the PV materials/components/modules and systems produced in Europe would be an important criterion to demonstrate technological leadership for European PV products and to separate from the solely cost optimized standard products of the Asian competitors.

The project INFINITY sets the foundation for Austria to play a leading role in specific sectors of the PV industry and spur new opportunities for employment in a scientific and industrial sector that will be of continuous global importance throughout the first half of the 21st century.

Partners

  • CTR Carinthian Tech Research AG
  • AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH (A)
  • ENcome Energy Performance GmbH (A)
  • FH Technikum Wien (A)
  • Fronius International GmbH (A)
  • Infineon Technologies Austria AG (A)
  • Isovoltaic AG (A)
  • Kioto Photovoltaics GmbH (A)
  • OFI Technologie & Innovation GmbH (A)
  • PCCL Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH (A)
  • Polytec PT GmbH (D)
  • PVI GmbH (A)
  • PVSV e.U. (A)
  • Tyco Electronics Austria GmbH (A)
  • Ulbrich of Austria GmbH (A)

Zeitraum

November, 2015 to October, 2018

Fördergeber

Klima- und Energiefonds - Energieforschungsprogramm

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Karl Knöbl

DI Karl Knöbl, MSc

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KiTSmart

Population growth and a rising urbanization, accompanied by increasing mobility needs, the demand for a more responsible use of energy and the reduction of CO2 emissions will represent decisive issues in urban areas in the coming years.

Intelligent technologies, based on information technologies, contribute in a decisive way to overcome these challenges. Experts can be trained, so that they can plan and implement solutions through a comprehensive and high-quality education.

The main objective of the project consists on anchor a competence team focusing on educational activities related to technologies for Smart Cities, in the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. This is done by a competency team consisting of a technically excellent team leader and two researchers whose aim is to establish and provide future proof high qualitative education.

This will contribute to expand the offer of high-quality qualification opportunities in future industries that are highly relevant for the economy, such as ICT for smart mobility and smart energy.

Related activities of the team may include evaluation and adaption of existing educational offers in strong relation with requests from industry, the establishment of new teaching materials with respect to gender and diversity guidelines as well as a setup of an appropriate simulation environment for laboratory work. The conception of further educational offers (e.g. Master Degree Program “Smart Cities”) should improve and ensure high qualification of human resources for the industry and ensure jobs for citizens, in respect to the future-proof and challenging field of Smart Cities.

Zeitraum

November, 2015 to October, 2018

Fördergeber

City of Vienna

Institut

Computer Science

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Urban Energy Systems

Projektteam

Olaverri Monreal Cristina FHTW

Dr. Christina Olaverri Monreal, MA

Research & Development
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Mathias Ballner

Mathias Ballner, MSc

PD Short Cycle Programs App- and Web-Development
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Bernhard Kossak, MSc

Research & Development
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AlveoPic

In January 2013, a cooperation project was launched under the leadership of UAS Technikum Wien that is aimed at making breathing simulation as realistic as possible. An inter-institutional team with partners from the Brno University of Technology is working to achieve this. The College of Polytechnics Jihlava is also on board as a strategic partner.

Zeitraum

September, 2015

Fördergeber

European Regional Development Fund
AUVA
European Territorial Cooperation

Institut

Life Science Engineering
Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Projektteam

Mathias Forjan FHTW

FH-Prof. Mathias Forjan, PhD, MSc

Head of Competence Center Integrated Healthcare
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Matthias Frohner, PhD, MSc

Research & Development
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Stefan Sauermann

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann

Program Director Medical Engineering & eHealth
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DEM4BiPV: Development of innovative educational material for building-integrated photovoltaics

Building-integrated photovoltaics (BIPV) are photovoltaic elements that are used to replace conventional building materials in parts of the building envelope (roof, or facades). They are increasingly being incorporated into the construction of new buildings as a principal or ancillary source of electrical power, rather than added on later, although existing buildings may be retrofitted with similar technology. The advantage of integrated PVs over more common non-integrated systems is that the initial cost can be offset by reducing the amount spent on building materials and labour that would normally be used to construct the part of the building that the BIPV modules replace. These advantages make BIPV one of the fastest growing segments of the photovoltaic industry forecasted to add 4.6 GW of new capacity by 2017 globally (Pike Research, August 2012).

BIPV is sometimes the optimal method of installing renewable energy systems in urban, built-up areas where undeveloped land is both scarce and expensive and in fact a wide variety of BIPV systems are available in today's markets. In both new projects and renovations, BIPV is proving to be an effective building energy technology in residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings and structures. It is generally expected that in the next century, photovoltaics will be able to contribute substantially to the mainstream power production, and that through their widespread commercialization, BIPV systems will become the backbone of the zero energy building (ZEB) European target for 2020.

Despite technical promise, social barriers to widespread use have been identified (conservative culture of the building industry and integration with high-density urban design) and in fact, there is a notable disparity between the progress made in terms of the technology and the knowledge and skills of the professionals (architects, engineers, designers, planners) who are ultimately responsible for the integration of BIPV systems. PV can be included in building projects only if the professionals involved in the development have sufficient knowledge about PV technologies and appropriate design tools to assist them. High level of knowledge and skills is required for successful BIPV systems planning since the projects realized in the past show that a successful BIPV system designing is based heavily on technical knowledge and competences. Poorly designed systems usually have to be redesigned or repaired, consequently swelling maintenance costs and lowering system efficiency rate.

The general objective of HEIs is to provide high quality education utilizing modern learning methods. In particular for engineering departments, learning has to be in line with the needs of the industry and the new trends (such as renewable sources of energy, sustainability and PV for example). Meeting the needs of the EU industry in general and the local industry in particular and forging sustainable relationships with the industry are important issues. For the industry the objective is to be competitive and help enhance their presence on the market in the field of BIPV. An important aspect is skilled staff with up to date knowledge, something which this project is aiming at. For other partners & stakeholders their objective is to help enhance knowledge in the field and keep up to date with the technology and adoption of it.

In an increasingly globalised and knowledge-based economy, Europe is in need of a well-skilled workforce to compete in terms of productivity, quality, and innovation. The proposed project is fully aligned with the EU’s commitment “to contribute to the development of quality education by encouraging cooperation between Member States, through actions such as promoting the mobility of citizens, designing joint study programmes, establishing networks, exchanging information or teaching languages of the European Union” (Art. 165 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union).

Dem4BiPV is based on the principle of European cooperation through which innovative educational material utilizing ICTs will emerge on the topic of BIPV, which is of crucial importance for the future development and penetration of the PV market in Europe with a potential significant contribution in meeting Europe’s energy challenges. Education and training are crucial for both economic and social progress, and aligning skills with labour market needs plays a key role in this. This project has been designed and structured so as to meet the real needs of the PV market and and contributes positively to EU benchmarks for 2020 in relation to education. It also indirectly tackles fast-rising youth unemployment, as it places emphasis on delivering the right skills for employment in the BIPV industry and increasing the efficiency of higher education in the field of sustainable energy and on working collaboratively with all relevant stakeholders.

Zeitraum

September, 2015 to August, 2018

Fördergeber

This project is funded by the KA2 Strategic Partnerships for higher education programme of Erasmus+ under contract 2015-1-NL01-KA203-008882

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, MSc

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Hubert Fechner

FH-Prof. DI Hubert Fechner, MAS, MSc

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DIScoVER – Stiftungsprofessur der Stadt Wien

Project description: 

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Zeitraum

September, 2015 to August, 2019

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

eLearning Endowment Professorship

By implementing a sustainable eLearning strategy for the university as a whole , the eLearning Endowment Professorship aims to make an essential contribution to the flexibilization of vocational studies. eDidactic methods and eLearning tools are going to be systematized. Subsequently these methods and tools are going to be enrolled to all types of study degrees at UAS Technikum Wien. The implementation of new Blended Learning study types additionally contributes to the flexibilisation of vocational studies. Trainings about eDidactic methods and eLearning tools as well as Gender Mainstreaming trainings and Diversity Management activities are going to secure and increase the quality of the employees‘ competences. The efficiency of these trainings is going to be verified by the qualification program „eQUAL“, which will also be developed during the eLearning endowment professorship. Furthermore, the Professorship‘s online platform will support continuous information and knowledge transfer.

Zeitraum

September, 2015 to August, 2019

Fördergeber

City of Vienna

Institut

Entrepreneurship & Communications

Projektteam

Daniela Waller

Daniela Waller, MSc

eLearning Endowment Professorship (City of Vienna)
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Mobile Instrumented Stroke Rehabilitation in AAL (MISTRAAL)

MISTRAAL presents the further development of the wearable electronic, mobile gait analysis system vitaliSHOE. It aspires an automated estimation of the gait quality of stroke patients. The aim is the support of rehabilitation in the domestic area with consideration of the individual performance level of persons with pathologic gait patterns. MISTRAAL supports the preservation of mobility and thereby contributes to promoting self-efficacy of older persons, supporting an independent lifestyle.

Zeitraum

September, 2015

Fördergeber

Programm benefit der Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft - FFG

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Projektteam

frohner matthias

Matthias Frohner, PhD, MSc

Research & Development
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Shape-PV – The shape of BIPV to come: Concept

Background:

According to the directive of Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD), the Member States shall increase the number of energy-efficient buildings and to define minimum requirements for the overall energy efficiency of renovated buildings. The mismatch between the plans and concrete implementation of the directive can only be closed if all kinds and forms of sustainable energy are considered for the use in buildings. Building integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) is one of the major solutions of energy generation for this challenge.

Targets and Methodology: 

The aim of the project is thus to perform a screening of the existing technical solutions for the energy balance of buildings in Austria. Moreover, it covers building engineering aspects, structural physics, and legal frameworks for each architectural period, and highlights obstacles or barriers. A screening of an energy efficiency analysis is performed considering regional aspects and the specific Austrian situation. The concept comprises technical as well as economic issues in a number of analyses and expert evaluations (adaptation of architectural and technical requirements, PV system aspects). Methodically, research, workshops and expert interviews will be undertaken. The consortium is a multi-disciplinary team that is able to highlight the different aspects of implementing BIPV from contrasting perspectives. It comprises an architect, a PV system planner, an installer a research institute and a university, all with excellent contact networks and willing to bundle their know-how.

Results:

The results of the project include energetic concepts for different categories of buildings considering building styles, structures, rules, economical and energy aspects and identifying the corresponding BIPV or Building-added photovoltaics (BAPV) solutions. The intention is to extend the concept project afterwards to a cluster project bundle with the next steps in implementation, including simulation, analysis and testing (R&D projects). Finally, the logical structural setup foresees as the final part of the cluster projects a demonstration of the studies and results by means of an active renovation of buildings accompanied by the relevant measures for market implementation.

Zeitraum

September, 2015 to August, 2016

Fördergeber

Klima- und Energiefonds

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Hubert Fechner

FH-Prof. DI Hubert Fechner, MAS, MSc

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OpenLab

Project description at the Department of Embedded System's website:

embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

April, 2015 to March, 2018

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Cell Culture Techniques – Competence Team Teaching

The importance of cell culture techniques in the life sciences industry has increased significantly in recent years. The use of modern cell-based methods has great therapeutic potential. New approaches in stem cell biology with enormous social, medical and economic implications and an increasing demand for eco-toxicological test methods contribute to this notable increase in interest and importance.

In line with these recent developments, the project “Education - cell culture techniques“ will expand and enhance on cell culture techniques in the Master’s degree programs Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine and Technical Environmental Management and Eco-Toxicology and a greater range of cell culture techniques will be developed and offered in the Bachelor’s degree programBiomedical Engineering. In close cooperation with the research teams at the Institute for Biochemical Engineering, a problem-based learning approach will be implemented in the lab, ensuring a lasting acquirement of competence.

Zeitraum

September, 2014 to August, 2017

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

Projektteam

Veronika Jesenberger

FH-Prof. MMag. Dr. Veronika Jesenberger

Head of Competence Center
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Barbara Gepp

DI Dr. Barbara Gepp

Head of Competence Center
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Photonics - Foundations and industrial applications

The project is focused on the implementation and extension of student courses and laboratory sessions in step with actual practice. The connection to practical applications will be established by experiments that are suitable for use in lectures and laboratory sessions. Experiments are planned from the fields of quantum cryptography, imaging systems, light-emitting-diodes and foundations of optics. The experiments are planned in high reproduction to ensure small student groups and efficient learning and gender equality. In project sessions students will work with colour- and brightness-controll-units. Photonical concepts of sensorics, instrumentation and optomechatronics will be studied and the use of photonical technologies from traffic and intelligent transport systems for image processing, augmented reality will be used in laboratory and project sessions.

Zeitraum

September, 2014 to August, 2019

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Industrial Engineering
Electronic Engineering
Electronic Engineering

Projektteam

Gerd Krizek

FH-Prof. Ing. Mag. Dr. Gerd Krizek

Head of Department Applied Mathematics & Physics
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Wilfried Kubinger

FH-Prof. Dr. Wilfried Kubinger

Head of Competence Center
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Christian Kollmitzer

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Christian Kollmitzer

Vice Rector
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Emil Simeonov

FH-Prof. DI Mag. Emil Simeonov

Program Director Intelligent Transport Systems
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Ecotoxicology – Endocrine Disruptors in Water

Ecotoxicology has been established over the last two decades internationally as an independent science and combines chemical, toxicological and ecological perspectives for hazard assessment of chemicals in the environment. The aim of the project is the development of research expertise in ecotoxicology to secure the quality of teaching in the Master's degree program Environmental Management and Ecotoxicology and the Bachelor's degree program Transport and Environment.

On the one hand new ecotoxicological screening assays and environmental analytical methods shall be established and optimized, on the other hand cell culture methods that were already established at the UAS Technikum Wien shall be adapted for use in ecotoxicological applications. Particularly the use of fish cells in ecotoxicological tests to replace live fish and the testing of wastewater, groundwater and drinking water on endocrine disruptors by cell culture methods are current research topics in the project.

Zeitraum

March, 2014 to February, 2017

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

S-chameleonStore

Battery storage systems are one possibility to guarantee the security of supply at an increasing share of fluctuating renewable energies in the electrical grid. Unfortunately, high costs currently prevent a comprehensive application. Thus a flexible configuration- and control platform shall be developed in the project “chameleonStore” to make the use of batteries quicker and easier. This should enable a reduction of system costs and consequently speed up the penetration of electrical grids with renewable energy plants 


This feasibility study gathers fundamental information necessary for deciding and planning on the follow-up pilot project of a flexible configuration and control platform for battery storage systems. The focus is on the requirements, potentials, risks and costs of different strategies and systems.

 

Zeitraum

March, 2014 to February, 2015

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft – FFG
Klima- und Energiefonds

Institut

Industrial Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Kurt Leonhartsberger

Kurt Leonhartsberger, MSc

Head of Competence Center
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Susanne Schidler

Mag. Dr. Susanne Schidler

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tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Hubert Fechner

FH-Prof. DI Hubert Fechner, MAS, MSc

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ULEA - Unterrichtslabor für Elektromobilität und Assistive Technologien

Project description: 

embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

March, 2014 to May, 2018

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Prosperity4All

Project description: 
embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

February, 2014 to January, 2018

Fördergeber

The 7th Framework Programme funded European Research and Technological Development from 2007 until 2013

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

Cartiscaff

Cartiscaff" is an “Bridge Early Stage*” project funded by the FFG. This project is carried out together with national and international partners. The aim of the project is to achieve a better articular cartilage regeneration using allogeneic cartilage and pre-selected stem cells. The combination of natural cartilage matrix with highly potent stem cells is expected to guarantee an immediate mechanical stability in the knee joint as well as it’s long term functionality. The Department of Biochemical Engineering at the UAS Technikum Wien will work in particular on the mechanical stimulation of the generated constructs in bioreactors.

Project partners

  • Rotes Kreuz Blutzentrale Linz
  • LBI Trauma
  • Eidgenössische Techn. Hochschule Zürich/Institute for Biomechanics 
  • AO Research Institute Davos
  • University Medical Center in Rotterdam/Department of Orthopaedics

Zeitraum

January, 2014 to December, 2016

Fördergeber

Österreichische Forschungsförderungsgesellschaft - FFG

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

EU-ASCIN (European Academic Smart Cities Network)

The EU-ASCIN project intends to establish an Academic Smart Cities Network in cooperation with national and international universities and research institutes in the Central European and South Eastern European Region. The importance of the topic has been recently stated by the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) project, Joint Programme on Smart Cities: ‚As urbanization is progressing worldwide and due to the fact that almost two thirds of our energy is consumed in urban environments, intelligent cities will play a significant role for the complete and successful implementation of the EU Strategic Energy Technology Plan.’

Some of the main topics in the area of smart cities, such as smart energy, smart environment and smart mobility, are already part of the study programs Urban Renowable Energy Technologies, Renewable Urban Energy Systems, Transport and Environment and Intelligent Transport Systems at the University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Technikum Wien. Within the EU-ASCIN project the content of these study programs shall be enhanced by integrating the concept of ‚Smart Cities’ following a holistic integrated system approach. Thereby, within the academic network special emphasis is dedicated to the design and realization of aninternationally coordinated area of studies with focus on smart cities. Large academic visibility will be strengthened by support of local partners, research institutes and municipalities to establish the network as a lighthouse project. As major outcomes the results will be continuously integrated into existing study programs and the development of a Joint or Double Degree Program is projected.

An additional goal of the project is to stimulate the interest for smart cities study programs and smart cities as a job motor in the future. Together with the experts and academic partners involved in the network international and interdisciplinary projects like a summer school, project workshops, laboratory trainings, or internships will be realised.

Finally, the network will be supported by a web-platform where current information about technologies and standards will be permanently published. Additionally, the competences and activities of network partners, e.g. for further research cooperation, will be presented. Students will be able to find information about study programs, exchange programs and other offers of the network partners.

Project lead

MOOSMOAR Energies OG

Cooperation partners

Project website

www.eu-ascin.at

Zeitraum

November, 2013 to October, 2016

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Computer Science

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Renewable Energy

Projektteam

Harald Wahl

FH-Prof. DI Dr.techn. Harald Wahl

Program Director
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Peter Franz FHTW

FH-Prof. DI Peter Franz

Internationaler Koordinator Fakultät Industrial Engineering
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Hubert Fechner

FH-Prof. DI Hubert Fechner, MAS, MSc

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tabakovic momir

Ing. Momir Tabakovic, PhD. MSc

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Mathias Ballner

Mathias Ballner, MSc

PD Short Cycle Programs App- and Web-Development
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Darya Bululukova

Darya Bululukova, MSc

Junior Researcher project EU-ASCIN
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Tissue Engineering International

The project Tissue Engineering International aims to continue both the capacity building and the enhancement of the international network set up by the projectNewTissue – new approaches to tissue regeneration and tissue engineering.

Furthermore it supports the City of Vienna project Tissue Engineering Bioreactorsthat has started in 2012. On one hand, Research stays of Tissue Engineers from the UAS Technikum Wien at other institutions will be supported, on the other hand renowned guest scientists will enrich tissue engineering research as well as teaching in the study program Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine. Additionally new research activities shall be initiated.

A special focus of the project is the miniaturization of bioreactors as a new application. In this regard, appropriate pre-projects with partners of non-university research institutions in the areas of microanalysis and micro-systems were already begun.

Zeitraum

November, 2013 to October, 2016

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

Projektteam

Carina Huber-Gries

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Carina Huber-Gries

Head of Department
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Purtscher Michaela

Michaela Purtscher, BSc

Lab assistant
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Software Analyse Toolbox

Project description:

embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

October, 2013 to March, 2017

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

AsTeRICS Academy for Cross-Cultural Education and Research in Assistive Technologies

Project description: 
embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

September, 2013 to August, 2016

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

eLearning4eHealth Network

In the project eLearning4eHealth Network an international eHealth experts network for the development of internationally coordinated teaching- and certification programs will be established. These programs will lead to state-of-the-art eLearning offers for academic and vocational education in the field of eHealth.

 

Zeitraum

September, 2013 to August, 2016

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Secure Services, eHealth & Mobility

Projektteam

Philipp Urbauer

FH-Prof. Philipp Urbauer, PhD MSc

Research Coordinator Data-Driven, Smart & Secure Systems
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Mathias Forjan FHTW

FH-Prof. Mathias Forjan, PhD, MSc

Head of Competence Center Integrated Healthcare
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frohner matthias

Matthias Frohner, PhD, MSc

Research & Development
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mense alexander

FH-Prof. DI Alexander Mense

Head of Faculty
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Birgit Pohn

DI (FH) Birgit Pohn, MSc

Senior Researcher
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Stefan Sauermann

FH-Prof. DI Dr. Stefan Sauermann

Program Director Medical Engineering & eHealth
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ModuLAAr

Project description: 
embsys.technikum-wien.at

Zeitraum

September, 2012 to August, 2015

Fördergeber

Bundesministeriums für Verkehr, Innovation und Technologie

Institut

Electronic Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Embedded Systems & Cyber-Physical Systems

reacTissue - Tissue Engineering Bioreaktoren - Stadt Wien Kompetenzteam für Forschung

Am 1. April 2012 startete an der FH Technikum Wien das "Stadt Wien Kompetenzteam Tissue Engineering Bioreaktoren". Das Projekt baut auf den Kompetenzen des FHplus Projekts „NewTissue – Neue Ansätze in der Geweberegeneration und Tissue Engineering“ auf. Die bereits gewonnenen Erkenntnisse sollen für die Lehre noch besser nutzbar gemacht werden. Der neueMaster-Studiengang Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine erhält durch die erweiterte Expertise des Kompetenzteams für Forschung ideale Voraussetzungen für eine aktuelle und anwendungsbezogene interdisziplinäre Ausbildung an der Schnittstelle zwischen Technik, Naturwissenschaften und Medizin.

Schwerpunkte: 

Der Projektinhalt besteht in der Weiterentwicklung und Optimierung von Bioreaktoren in Richtung klinischer Anwendung, die bereits im FHplus Projekt „NewTissue – Neue Ansätze in der Geweberegeneration und im Tissue Engineering“ entwickelt wurden. Bioreaktoren sind ein wichtiger Bestandteil bei der Züchtung von Zellen im Labor, da sie die Zellen „trainieren“. In den Bioreaktoren werden Zellen bestimmten Kräften ausgesetzt um später die für sie bestimmten Aufgaben übernehmen zu können (z.B. werden Muskelzellen einer Zugkraft ausgesetzt).

Die mechanische Stimulierung von Zell-Scaffold-Konstrukten* unter möglichst physiologischen Bedingungen ist entscheidend, um aus körpereigenen Zellen der PatientInnen ein funktionelles Gewebe im Labor zu züchten, dass dann re-implantiert werden kann. Die extrakorporale Anwendung von Stoßwellen kann dabei durch Stimulierung der Zellen zu einer verbesserten Gewebe-Regeneration führen, wie seit Jahren in der Behandlung von chronischen Wunden in der klinischen Anwendung beobachtet werden kann.

Offenbar spielt auch hier wie bei den Bioreaktoren das biologische Prinzip der Mechanotransduktion** eine entscheidende Rolle. Die abwechselnde mechanische Stimulierung im Bioreaktor und durch die Stoßwelle stellt einen innovativen Ansatz dar, der unter Nutzung hochkarätiger internationaler Kontakte zu einer internationalen Sichtbarkeit des Kompetenzteams beitragen kann.

Ziele:

Das Projektziel des Kompetenzteams für Forschung ist die Weiterführung des F&E-Schwerpunkts Tissue Engineering der Fachhochschule Technikum Wien. Dabei wird einerseits erforscht, wie Bioreaktoren zur mechanischen Stimulierung von Tissue-Engineering-Konstrukten verwendet werden können und andererseits der Einsatz von Stoßwellen zur Stimulierung von Zellen näher beleuchtet. Der internationale Anschluss an aktuelle Forschung durch Präsenz auf Konferenzen und eigene Publikationstätigkeit soll einen Beitrag zur Sichtbarkeit von Wien als F&E-Standort für Regenerative Medizin leisten.

Lehre: 

Der Beitrag für die Lehre setzt sich aus mehreren Komponenten zusammen: dem Etablieren aktueller Methoden an bereits vorhandenen Geräten, der Nutzbarmachung von F&E-Ergebnissen und -Erkenntnissen, den Erfahrungen, die Studierende in Firmenprojekten sammeln können und der Internationalisierung der Lehre. Die zusätzliche Förderung von Gastlektoraten internationaler Kooperationspartner soll besonders im neuen Master-Studiengang Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine zur Sicherstellung der Qualität der Lehre beitragen. Dies dient sowohl dazu, den Anteil qualifizierter ausländischer BewerberInnen zu erhöhen als auch den Anteil an Outgoing-Studierenden zu steigern. Die Teilnahme an etablierten Aktionen zur Förderung des Nachwuchses soll das Interesse für die interdisziplinäre Thematik Tissue Engineering nachhaltig stärken.

Kooperationen: 

Insbesondere die langjährige Kooperation mit dem Ludwig Boltzmann Institut für klinische und experimentelle Traumatologie am benachbarten Lorenz-Böhler-Unfallkrankenhaus und mit dem Austrian Cluster for Tissue Regeneration soll die Weiterführung internationaler Kooperationen durch das Kompetenzteam und die Verfügbarkeit hochqualifizierter Fachkräfte für Wiener Unternehmen ermöglichen. In einem Pilotprojekt mit SchülerInnen der HTL TGM werden erfolgreich Bioreaktormodelle gebaut. Auch Studierende werden in die Kooperation als StudienassistentInnen integriert. Der damit ermöglichte Aufbau eines Mittelbaus für einen der vier Forschungsschwerpunkte der FH Technikum Wien soll schließlich auch dem Austausch der Erkenntnisse mit anderen Fachhochschulen dienen. Die Zusammenarbeit erfolgt dabei vor allem über das FH-Bioforum, einen Zusammenschluss von acht biotechnologisch ausgerichteten Studiengängen der österreichischen Fachhochschulen.

* Zell-Scaffold-Konstrukte: Gerüstsubstanzen zur Herstellung von künstlichem Gewebe bzw. zur Ansiedelung von Zellen. 

**Mechanotransduktion: Bezeichnung für einen Vorgang, der mit einem mechanischen Impuls startet und mit einer biochemischen Reaktion endet. 

Zeitraum

April, 2012 to March, 2015

Fördergeber

Stadt Wien

Institut

Life Science Engineering

Forschungsschwerpunkt

Tissue Engineering & Molecular Life Science Technologies

Projektteam

Andreas Teuschl

DI Dr. Andreas Teuschl

Program Director
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Anna Weihs

Anna Weihs, PhD

Competence Team SignalTissue
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