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Thematic in focus 2020

Next SWII activity is focusing on Big Data, IoT, AI & XR, and matches the R&D heaviest Swiss & Swedish MNEs, SMEs & academia with the goal to launch joint market-oriented R&D projects.

Subtopics within Big Data, IoT, AI & XR that are of interest for joint innovation projects are:

BIG DATA
Annotation of data
Data analytics
Multiparty computation
Data preparation -  transition of raw data source inputs into prepared outputs
Computation, compression, interpretation and management of large data sets generated by sensors, detectors or control systems of manufacturing and measurement systems
Automated machine learning for preparing, building, deploying, monitoring, and maintaining AI applications
Big Data analytics in the context of IoT
Data storage
Data pre-processing tools for:

  • Deep learning application
  • Efficient and semi-automatic data preparation applications
  • Lifelong learning
  • Neural networks store

Data cleansing and validation
Limited data: handling and adversarial generation
Satellite and GIS data collection and processing
Data security

IOT & AI
Deep learning
Speech recognition
Natural language processing
Natural language generation
AI solutions in the context of IoT
Sensor fusion
Navigation tech
Data collection, data management, data cleansing
Low power wireless communication systems
Real time communications
IoT power optimization
Data architecture optimization
Partitioning of processes (e.g. Neural Networks partition between IoT device and cloud)
Communication across distributed partitions
Automation
Automated data analytics and cleansing
Knowledge extraction from unstructured documents
Edge machine learning
Machine learning for:

  • Prediction of processes
  • Prediction of quality
  • Image control
  • Automated processes 
  • Interpret data sets generated by sensors in products or by sensors of machines and equipment that are used in manufacturing processes
  • Control of manufacturing processes/equipment based on interpreted data sets from integrated sensors

Pattern recognition

  • For machine control

AI for

  • Predictive maintenance
  • Finding patterns
  • Identifying precursors to seismic events, stress changes and rockmass deformations

Computer vision

  • For quality

SENSOR INFORMATIC & CONTROL
Smart sensors for e.g. manufacturing processes
New types of sensors (low cost, high speed, high sensitivity, high accuracy and precision)
Sensors for monitoring

  • Moisture
  • Gas

Combi sensors
Wireless sensors for harsh environments
Sensors built in the material
RFID, NFC tag or sensor
Intelligent machine control systems
Integration of different machines and process steps into highly automated and intelligent production lines
Embedded software for smart sensors
Embedded machine learning
Supply chain visibility, monitoring and control
Fabrication processes to add and integrate sensors/sensing capabilities into products

CYBER SECURITY
Secure remote connections in critical applications
Secure Data gathering and exchange in critical applications
Connected machine security
End-to-end privacy and security
Lightweight security
Embedded security and privacy for flexible distributed communication platforms
Dynamic/revocable right allocation for loosely connected systems
Secure and privacy preserving computation (homomorphic encryption, multiparty computation)
Safe autonomous or remotely operated robotics
Automatic review of contract
Cyber security solutions for transport services
AI based solutions to detect cyber attacks

VR / XR / AR
Visualization of complex information, complex data sets
Visualization of large amounts of data
3D farming

  • Content generation from real world to VR- world
  • Content generation from real design data models to VR/AR Models

Collaboration environments with VR and AR applications
Industrial service context and maintenance purpose
Optical components (free space optics, micro lenses, diffractive optical elements
AR for training/instruction purposes
VR/AR for field service
VR/AR for driver support
Maintenance XR
Remote inspection using corporate / central experts
VR / AR in training and engineering
3D glasses 

ROBOTICS
Autonomous robots
Collaborative robots
Micro Robots
Drones
Cleaning robots

Contact person:
Ms. Ulrika Hallström, Consultant,
Business Sweden Switzerland


Direct phone: +43 699 123 515 30
E-Mail: ulrika.hallstrom@business-sweden.se