Work Packages

Work Packages

Leader: MDH (Prof. Erik Dahlquist)

Objective: This work-package focuses on overall project management, work package coordination and IPR exploitation.


1.1. Project Management and Communication (Task leader: SICS): Day-to-day project management activities aimed at the effective implementation of the project planning

1.2. Time-Scope Planning and Consortium Governance (Task leader: MDH): Striking a suitable balance between scope and timeliness of deliverables and milestones.

1.3. Technical Drivers and Requirements Monitoring (Task leader: MDH): Driving the technical development and coordination in the project and monitoring the requirements obtained from the end-users.

1.4. Innovation Management and Exploitation (Task leader: ABB): Developing further the business plan for market replication and uptake of project results.

  • 1.4.1. Business plan (Leader:IDENER)

Leader: SICS (Dr. Blerim Emruli)

Objective: Investigation, development and refinement of the methods, tools and requirements to be considered in the following WPs. WP2 will decide and define what type of functions should be developed for the FUDIPO toolbox. The integration of these functions into a single generic toolbox will take place in WP4.


2.1. Requirements and Concept Screening (Task leader: SICS): Identify and specify what type of methods and tools to investigate for inclusion in the toolbox.

2.2. Function development (Task leader: SICS): Modify or develop functions to fit the demands for the different industry applications, which will be validated and adaptated by process data from the datablase control system. Causality chains will be identified for the processes. Algorithms for adaptation of the physical models in a robust way will be developed

2.3. Physical and Statistical Model Development (Task leader; MDH): Fitting the demands for the different industry applications.

2.4. GUI and Software Interface Development (Task leader: Tieto): Developing and evaluating graphical user interfaces, links and protocols for interfacing different platforms and user levels.

2.5. Model Predictive Control (MPC) Development (Task leader: IDENER): The models resulting from task 2.3 will be integrated in a MPC environment to be developed within this task. Tentatively, the MPC will be developed and implemented in Matlab, and subsequently tested in tasks 3.3 to 3.7. The scope of the MPC will be established in task 3.1

Leader: Bestwood (Robert Aulin)

Objective: Undertaking of pilot tests to validate the systems developed in WP2 and where required, debug the methodology used prior to utilisation in the different plants. Further development work is undertaken in preparation for system utilisation.


3.1. Test Definitions and System Design (Task leader: SICS): Defining what functions shall be implemented in each plant and how applications in one industry can be transferred to the others.

3.2. Off-line Pilot Development (Task leader: MDH):

  • 3.2.1. Preparation and operation of pilot experiments
  • 3.2.2. Testing of the different functions

3.3. Pilot testing – Pulp and Paper (Task leader: Billerudkorsnäs)

  • 3.3.1. Optimization of the operation of fiber lines for production of fibers for paper production.
  • 3.3.2. The soft sensor for incoming wood chips plus the simulation model is used to predict the process performance at different positions

3.4. Pilot testing – Large Combined Heat and Power (Task leader: Mälarenergi):

  • 3.4.1. The power plant experiments will take place at Mälarenergi combined heat and power plant.
  • 3.4.2. Over all logistics from purchase of waste, transport, sorting, and storage, combustion, production of heat and power and distribution of this is modelled and used for planning.
  • 3.4.3. Test for new Thermo Optic sensor (TOM) for high temperature application (Fraunhofer)

3.5. Pilot testing – Oil and Gas (Task leader: Tupras)

  • 3.5.1. Soft sensors
  • 3.5.2. System optimization/production planning
  • 3.5.3. On-line control and optimization

3.6. Pilot testing – Micro Combined Heat and Power (Task leader: MTT)

  • 3.6.1. Pilot testing with one or two micro CHP systems.
  • 3.6.2. Data filtering will be validated and improved.

3.7. Pilot testing – Waste-Water Treatment (Task leader: ABB)

3.8. Post-Test analysis and Lessons Learned (Task leader: MDH)

Leader: Tieto (Richard Reisinger)

Objective: Integration of the investigated methods and tools in the toolbox, which possibly includes linking to other already used software environments. The simulation models are used to evaluate process modifications where techno-economic aspects are included, and also concurrent engineering, which means how to operate the plant in an optimal way utilizing the toolbox.


4.1. Requirements and Concept Screening (Task Leader: MDH)

4.2. Component Library development (Task Leader: Tieto): software components and architecture.

4.3. Assessment of Process Modifications (Task Leader: MDH): Design and evaluations are made with respect to technology and economy for some interesting solutions.

4.4. Technology Evaluation and Road-Mapping (Task Leader: Tieto): Results from the project off-line and online demonstration activities and process modification assessments will be gathered up.

Leader: Tupras (Merve Aygun)

Objective: On-line tests of tools developed in WP2 – WP4 in real industrial environments in order to show the operational and economic benefits of FUDIPO solutions against today’s process automation and control solutions.


5.1. Test definitions and System Design (Task leader: MDH): specify what parts of the plants to include or exclude, what input and output signals to use and monitor, etc.

5.2. On-line Demonstrator Development (Task leader: Tieto)

5.3. Demonstrator Testing – Pulp and Paper (Task leader: Billerudkorsnäs)

5.4. Demonstrator Testing – Large Combined Heat and Power (Task leader: Mälarenergi)

5.5. Demonstrator Testing – Oil and Gas (Task leader: Tupras)

5.6. Demonstrator Testing – Micro COmbined Heat and Power (Task Leader: MTT)

5.7. Demonstrator Testing – Waste Water Treatment (Task Leader: ABB)

5.8. Post-Test analysis and Lessons Learned (Task Leader: MDH)

Leader: IDENER (Dr.Alejandro del Real)

Objective: Maximisation of the impact of FUDIPO results within their lifespan and maximisation of the impact of the developed technology.


6.1. Internal knowledge transfer (Task leader: Idener): setting up the webpage, project document share place.

6.2. Dissemination and Communication Activities (Task leader: Idener): dissemination protocols,visual identity, leaflet, newsletters, video…