New publication in the frame of FUDIPO about pulp and paper study case

Our MDH colleagues Moksadur Rahman Anders Avelin and Konstantinos Kyprianidis have recently made a publication titled “An approach for feedforward model predictive control of Continuous Pulp Digesters” in Processes. You can access to the full paper in the following link: https://lnkd.in/dFjZhNh

FUDIPO will attend MONSOON final conference in Turin with other SPIRE projects representatives – SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE for the Digitized Operations for Sustainable Process Industries Pathway Towards INDUSTRY 4.0 organised by MONSOON, with the support of FUDIPO, COPRO and COCOP projects, to be held in Turin (IT) on September 20th 2019.

The workshop will present some results from EU funded projects on digital operations in process industries and focus on plant-wide monitoring and control of data-intensive processes.

The four projects funded under the SPIRE-02-2016 topic will present major objectives and outcomes. A specific focus will be put on MONSOON project that will detail and demonstrate the developed platform supporting online monitoring and predictive approaches. The workshop will include also a poster session where projects working on digitized operations in industry environment will present visions and results. The event will end with a panel session dedicated to the next steps toward full digitization of process operations.

Attendance at the workshop is FREE, but the number of participants is limited. You can REGISTER here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digitized-operations-for-sustainable-process-industries-pathway-towards-industry-40-tickets-66692151019

FUDIPO presents a paper in SUPERHR19 conference in Savona (Italy)

A paper related to designing new system solutions using simulation and use this to optimize the solution in the FUDIPO study case – heat & power plants – will be presented by MDH colleagues in the SUPERHR19 conference next week! The title is: “Future directions for CHP plants using biomass and waste – adding production of vehicle fuel and other chemicals”.

SUPERHR19 is the acronym of SUstainable PolyEnergy generation and HaRvesting Conference, which will take place in Savona (Italy) on September 4-6 2019. The SUPEHR’19 Conference will bring together industry, academia, and research world to exchange experiences, ideas and technical results on future technologies for sustainable energy generation, encompassing the whole range from large power plants to small energy harvesters. The conference will be held inside the Savona Campus, a branch of the University of Genova, Italy.

More info about the paper will be posted soon!

A FUDIPO-related book is open for submissions!

FUDIPO coordinator – Erik Dahlquist – and our chief engineer – Konstantinos Kyprianidis -, are managing an open access book aligned to FUDIPO project goals. The book is open for submissions from other SPIRE projects and other experts in the field. The book addresses different topics as artificial intelligence, machine learning, modelling, etc. You can check out all the topics on the flyer below.

Do not miss the opportunity to send a contribution! Contact to:  konstantinos.kyprianidis@mdh.se

ICAE and SIMS 2019, co-chaired by FUDIPO coordinator Erik Dahlquist, took place on August 12-16 in Västerås (Sweden)

On August 12-16, the city of Västerås (Sweden) hosted two conferences of international prestige. The main conference was ICAE, the International Conference of Applied Energy. This was the 11th conference and the first time in Northern Europe. There were 1100+ submissions of full papers and 800+ were presented as full papers or posters. Moreover, more than 800 participants from 54 countries attended, with a majority from China and other Asian countries.

On the other hand, the city was also running the Scandinavian Simulation Society event (SIMS) as a track within ICAE. It was the 60th conference of this society, which is the oldest simulation society in the world still existing. It is part of Eurosim with 16 local societies in Europe and Russia. The focus was on what is also the core of FUDIPO project, that is smart systems like artificial intelligence for process industries and utility sector.

Within ICAE, a series of sessions on Intelligent Energy were also arranged, which is also very close to what we do in FUDIPO.

The chairmen for the conferences were Erik Dahlquist (FUDIPO coordinator) and Jinyue Yan, editor in chief for Applied Energy, both professors ar Malardalen University. The Journal o Applied Energy is the basis for the conference and has today an impact factor of 8.4 and got 12707 submissions of full papers last year, from which some 1800 were published. The network of reviewer contains more than 6000 single reviewers. 4749 papers came from China, 856 from the US, and 796 from India, the three largest submitters. There were 4.76 million downloads of full papers in 2018. MDH Future Energy presented eight papers at the conference, and four of them directly related to the FUDIPO project research.

More information about FUDIPO papers will be posted soon.

FUDIPO partner MTT attends BHKW Forum, 7th May 2019

The BHKW Forum is a German conference dedicated to CHP and related technology and legislation in Germany. Our partner MTT participated in the conference with a stand focused on MTT EnerTwin technology.

The EnerTwin is a micro CHP (Combined Heat and Power) system where a boiler and a small power plant are combined in a single durable device. The heart of the EnerTwin is a microturbine that drives a generator. The microturbine delivers 3,2kW electrical power and 15kW thermal power for heating and hot tap water. The EnerTwin is the first cogeneration system based on a microturbine. Microturbines offer great advantages in reliability, life and maintenance costs.

FUDIPO consortium gathers in Seville for the 30-month review meeting

On April 2, the city of Seville hosted the FUDIPO consortium to hold the review meeting once 30 months have passed since the project began.

After a warm opening and welcome from our coordinator Erik Dahlquist, the different case leaders presented the learning system implementation done in the use cases: oil and gas, large CHP, micro CHP, pulp and paper and wastewater treatment. The presentation of the NIR-soft sensor and corrosion sensor followed until lunch time.

After tasting Iberian ham, cheese and other delicious food from the area, we returned with batteries charged for discussing dissemination activities to be performed and to carry out the General Assembly.

The meeting accounted with the presence of the technical officer, who was discussing with the consortium each presentation and giving feedback.

After that, the consortium could enjoy a sunny afternoon visiting the city centre on a guided tour, which finalized in a typical Andalusian fish restaurant.

The second meeting day began with different workshops for discussing the function integration and technical requirements for the different use cases and was followed by the project management status, the demonstrator status and technological development. The consortium received the feedback from the officer, Varnavas Christoforou and the meeting was closed by the coordinator.

 

MDH attended HARMONI SUMMIT joint event in Brussels, 16-17 January

The HARMONI SPIRE H2020 project organised a joint event on 16-17 January called “HARMONI summit”. The objective of this meeting was to encourage the dialogue on an effective framework to facilitate and foster the innovation in EU industries. More than 150 experts engaged in the exchange of ideas coming from all sectors of the process industry.

One of these experts was Erik Dahlquist from MDH, who is the FUDIPO project coordinator. Thus, our coordinator gave a presentation of FUDIPO project and had a panel discussion about how to commercialize the innovations and results of EU projects.

You can download this 2019 HARMONI Summit – Press Release_0 launched by HARMONI project to know more information about the event.

Our colleagues Elena Tomas-Aparicio (Mälarenergi), Christian Wallin (MDH) and Nathan Zimmerman (MDH) attends Data Innovation Summit 2019

The last 14-15th March our colleagues from MDH and Mälarenergi attended Data Innovation Summit 2019, in order to keep up with the latest technology in Applied Innovation, Analytics and Visualisation, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Data Management, Data engineering, and IOT insight. FUDIPO apply this innovative technology for the energy and resource efficiency in EU industries.

 

RISE-SICS presents a FUDIPO application at Ekmandagarna 2019

Our colleagues Tomas Olsson and Mats Tallfors from RISE-SICS presented an example of FUDIPO application to the paper industry at Ekmandagarna 2019 in Stockholm. Download the presentation in the following link and know more about deep learning developed in FUDIPO to improve the performance of paper industry processes (in Swedish):

http://www.svenskpapperstidning.se/shared/files/Hur_kan_AI_forbattra_vara_processer_Tallfors_och_Olsson_RISE.pdf