Technology Transfer Experiments (TTX) financially supported by TETRAMAX

February 2020
MEATRACK: Miniature gas sensors for real time tracking of ‘meat freshness’ in refrigerators to reduce food wastage and health risks for consumers

MEATRACK aims to increase the smartness of refrigerators by developing and testing minature gas sensors for tracking real time freshness of meat (beef in this project) using a patented gas sensing technology from IM2NP and combined with AI tools of NVISION and IoT software platform of S&C. NANZOZ will develop the required electronics for sensor and fabricating the prototypes.

Sensing & Control Systems S.L., Spain
NANOZ, France
NVISION Systems and Technologies, Spain
Aix-Marseille University, France
RAMSES: Rfid for Advanced Medical SEnSing

This TTX will transfer the University of Salento existing IP on RFID-based CLEC to the SME BAGATIN by defining, supported by the Institute of Clinical Physiology of CNR- Italy, a new RFID sensor/computational tag enabling the unobtrusive monitoring of patients to tailor medical treatments based on real-time data. SME ION Solutions will perform productization/expansion in other market segments.

University of Salento, Italy
ION Solutions, Serbia
Poliklinika Bagatin, Croatia
National Research Council of Italy, Italy
December 2019
CORONA: Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)-Based Collaborative Robotics for a Low-Energy Machine Economy in Manufacturing Environments

The brief description of this experiment will be published at the end of its implementation phase, as requested by the TTX proposers.

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
Pumacy Technologies, Germany
LV-EmbeDL: Low-Voltage FPGA-based Embedded Deep Learning for Improving Energy Efficiency

LV-EmbeDL will extend the EMBEDL AB’s Deep Learning (DL) optimizer (EmbeDL) with BSC’s aggressive undervolting technology (supply voltage underscaling below the nominal level) to maximize the energy efficiency of embedded FPGA-based DL systems. LV-EmbeDL will be utilized by the industry partner’s customers in domains like autonomous cars, telecom, and IoT.

EmbdDL, Sweden
Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC), Spain
RAINWAVE: An innovative RAINfall monitoring solution based on the combined used of microWAVE links and radar

The RAINWAVE transfer of technology project aims at providing a proof-of-concept of a novel Decision Support system solution for environmental monitoring in France by transferring the Artys’ IPs and knowledge on IoT low-power wide-area network of sensors to NOVIMET by means of a licensing agreement. Artys and NOVIMET will also agree on the exclusivity option in some specific states.

Artys, Italy
SANTO: Self leArNing Tank mOnitoring system

Over 50% of Diesel fuel is supplied via mobile and non-commercial industrial tank systems which in their vast majority do not offer any monitoring infrastructure. Key reasons are the very heterogeneous tank constructions, whose components are provided by numerous suppliers, and a sensor technology as key element that is designed for very specific use cases concerning tank form, size, or material.

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
KAPITEL D, Austria
November 2019
ANDREAS:Artificial intelligence traiNing scheDuler foR disaggrEgAted resource clusterS

Today, artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning (DL) methods are exploited in a wide gamut of products. DL models are trained on GPGPU systems, achieving 5-40x speedup wrt CPU-based servers. ANDREAS develops advanced scheduling solutions optimizing DL training run- time performance and their energy consumption in disaggregated GPGPU clusters. 2x speed-up and 50% energy savings are expected.

Politecnico di Milano, Italy
7bulls, Poland
E4 Computer Engineering, Italy
LEMON System:Low-Energy Mobility Optimisation and Navigation System

LEMON system allows to study existing city infrastructure and patterns of bicycle usage by cyclists to improve city micro-mobility. In addition, it counts with an anti-theft functioning mode. Adaptation of the system to Narrowband-IoT networks will allow to boost the battery autonomy from 40 days to 10-12 months in active tracking mode. The enhanced product will be tested in a pilot in Spain.

Sofia University, Bulgaria
KMB Lab, Italy
Actum4 Innovation, Spain
November 2019
BLEeper: A low-cost outdoor location tracking solution for shoreline safety

BLEeper is a patent-pending approach that utilizes low-cost solar-powered water-proof Bluetooth beacons across geo-fenced shoreline areas (land and on coastal water buoys), in order to deliver high-accuracy location tracking for persons equippedwith any type of low-cost Bluetooth wearable (e.g. wristbands, life-vests). BLEeper delivers superior coastal surveillance, compared to any other available solution, leading to significantly increased levels of safety during shoreline activities.

Telecommunication Systems Research Institute, Greece
H-Beacon: Soil Humidity Prediction; the Beacon Approach

This TTX considers soil humidity prediction system based on the Received Signal Strength Indicator (RSSI) generated from the underground LoRa beacon and related Machine Learning techniques. As a consequence, given energy efficient solution is cost effective and easier to maintain due to the prolonged battery lifetime. Such robust, but simple technology is a great candidate for becoming a strong competitor in the smart agriculture market.

University of Split, Croatia
SolaH: Smart Solar Heating Controller

The goal of the project is to implement a low energy IoT solution for smart home automation. The proposed solution has advantages such as lower price, lower energy consumption, many features, higher reliability, etc. andcould be used for many applications. Our first use case is to develop a smart solar heating controller using ultra low energy processor, cutting-edge techniques and know-how for additional saving.

Sofia University, Bulgaria
March 2019
CLEC PV: CLEC Blockchain Technology for Photovoltaic Power Purchase Agreements

Bettergy, Spain
ReMoni, Denmark
Tecnalia, Spain
PROMIoTOR: Low-Power Internet of Things and Artificial Intelligence for the sustainability of processes in Smart Farming

TAMIC, Spain
EMBIO Diagnostics, Cyprus
AIR Institute, Spain
January 2019
CLEC-Submetering: Manage your Technical Installations by Clamp-on AI Resource Monitoring

EnergySequence is an energy efficiency web intelligence platform delivering data driven energy conservation measures for the industry sector, ReMoni’s smart sensors will power up real time performance by customizing its edge computing capabilities, and extend deployment features through an ad-hoc wireless sensor network for heat, electricity and flow, with energy harvesting capabilities.

Bettergy, Spain
ReMoni, Denmark
CPU-FIN: Toolset for the Integration of Fast and Accurate Microarch. Level Reliability Assessment of CPUs in Resiliency and Functional Safety Analysis Procedure

IROC Technologies, France
University of Athens, Greece
HS-CHAR: High Speed Characterization of Mass Storage Devices

NplusT intends to extend its product line with a new technology, targeting the high-speed characterization of non-volatile memory (NVM) devices. This feature is essential for mass storage (SSD, ...) makers in the optimization of their products. PCBDesign will transfer its high-speed communication technology, in order to follow the NVM roadmap: increased density, higher speed, lower voltages.

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PCB Design, Hungary
NplusT Semiconductor Application Center, Italy
NIPOLECS: Non-Intrusive Power Monitor for Low-Energy Computing Systems

Effective power measurement is critical for the efficient development of Customized Low-Energy Computing (CLEC) systems. The NIPOLECS project will reduce the selling price of NTNU’s non-intrusive Lynsyn power measurement board by 3X and thereby create a competitive product to be sold by Sundance.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Norway
Sundance Multiprocessor Technology, United Kingdom
RAAC: Room Acoustics Analysis in the Cloud

The TTX brief description will be published at the end of the TTX.

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Abinsula, Italy
MK3 storitve d.o.o., Slovenia
November 2018
MIP: Magnetic Information Platform

MIP is a vision of a magnetic data storage technology tailored for industrial applications and consumer products, to be used as a universal rewritable data carrier. This brings an advantage over competing technologies, such as barcodes, etc. Stored information in components can be updated during their life cycle. The information is not visible, and the medium has high temperature and chemical resistances. Hence, the stored data is inherently safe, reliable and suitable in many applications.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
REMAP: Remote rEsource Management hardware IP for disAggregated Platforms

This project presents the REMAP IP, a hardware manager for low-latency chip-to-chip interconnection, targeting low-energy disaggregated platforms and datacenters. REMAP enables on- demand system scaling; processing nodes can dynamically hot- plug remote resources (e.g. memory, accelerators), following application needs on performance and / or dataset sizes. The IP is already tested, has a very light resource / energy footprint, and thus easily fitting into small low-power MPSoCs.

Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas, Greece
TooFF.IN: Tool Failure ForecastiIN is an IoT integrated platform consisting of a NBIoT multimodal sensoring device for the characterization and position tracking of construction tools. By attaching a universal sensor to the outer casing of any construction tool, we can forecast failures, enforce preventive maintenance and prevent thefts. A SaaS model will be examined that provides progressive tariff billing, therefore incentivizing clients to gradually adopt our service and severely minimize their operational costs.

National Center for Scientific Research “DEMOKRITOS”, Greece
UnifiedAOTool: Unified Analytics & Optimization Tool

Based on IIoT Infrastructure and Big Data Analytics technology our portable software solutions enable for highly sensitive process monitoring and optimization of industrial automated (e. g. manufacturing) processes. The implemented tools are based on generic algorithms for data driven modelling and additional process specific services and use information extracted from existing control and process layer data.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany
May 2018
BLEUN: Low consumption Geolocation Urban networks based in BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) Trackers

This project aims to build urban networks based in intercommunicated nodes made of BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) trackers to deploy multiple services based in geolocation at low cost and extremely consumption.

Intelligent Parking, Spain
Etelätär Innovation OÜ, Estonia
SEMAB, Spain
Eco-Rural-IoT: Application of techniques and intelligent algorithms aimed to reduce the consumption of power and water in mixed farming environments by means of

The main objective of the Eco-Rural-IoT project is the reduction of the consumption of power, water and even phytosanitary treatments through the research and innovation in techniques and intelligent algorithms which will be incorporated to the unified Nebusens' Rural-IoT platform, aimed at the management of farming resources in the agriculture and livestock sector by means of IoT devices.

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Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto, Portugal
Nebusens, Spain
TAMIC, Spain
Rancho Guareña Hermanos Olea Losa, Spain
Nox.Box: Mobile NOx Sensor component for real time large-scale monitoring and platform

NOx emissions are a societal challenge in Europe due to the adverse health effects it causes. Currently the monitoring of such gas is performed by expensive and stationary sensor modules. Nox.Box will offer a mobile low cost, low-power consuming alternative to monitor NOx on large scales and with high temporal and spatial resolution and an online control platform.

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Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Cleopa GmbH, Germany
Sensing & Control Systems S.L., Spain
February 2018
Carrots: Cooperative ARchitecture for gaRdening with Open moniToring Systems

Tomappo is a digital gardening assistant enabling anyone to grow their own vegetables. Within Carrots, Lifely’s social sensors will be customized for use with Tomappo. This will add new dimension to Tomappo leading to a better product for users and new revenue stream for company receiving technology, while also benefit the owner of the technology by providing a new use-case for their sensors.

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Lifely, Italy
PROVENTUS, računalniške storitve, d.o.o., Slovenia
DPUsim: Simulation Environment for an In-DRAM Processing Unit (DPU)

The simulation environment enables the full integration of UPMEM’s DPU in a complete DRAM/Controller simulation framework. This is an essential key to maintain a seamless transfer of the RTL based DPU design into DRAM technology.

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Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
UPMEM, France
EVErMORE: Energy-efficient Variation awarE MulticORE

EVErMORE TTX experiment aims at developing the next generation [GAP-8 IoT processor from GreenWaves Technologies]( Exploiting the adaptive management architecture for process and temperature compensation developed at University of Bologna, coupled to the low-voltage capabilities of 22nm FD-SOI technology, is expected to improve the energy efficiency of current generation GreenWaves Technology processors by 6x, enabling new applications and opening new market opportunities.

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Università di Bologna, Italy
GreenWaves Technologies, France
HeartStep: Heart and Activity Data Fusion

In the scope of the proposed TTX project, an upgraded system prototype will be implemented, with an actual SAVVY®ECG sensor, by connecting the accelerometer sensor to the SAVVY processor through an available serial interface, by integrating the accelerometer firmware into the SAVVY software and by incorporation the posture and activity data into the existing ECG radio packets.

Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia
SAVING trgovina in storitve d.o.o, Slovenia
TEBIX: Tetramax Emergency Beacon Integration eXperiment

Integration of the Montr Narrowband IoT equipped emergency button in the Smarthelp ecosystem. With this integration emergency messaging will reach a next level in terms of speeding up the process of alerting emergency services with all the specific information they need.

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Montr Safety Solutions, Netherlands
Rad AS, Norway
TETRaWIN: TEchnology Transfer of computational-Rfid Wirelessly-powered IoT Nodes

This TTX will transfer the University of Salento recognized skills on wirelessly-powered Computational-RFID technology for IoT to the SME Spica, by defining a new cost-effective battery-less CLEC-based tag enabling the smart traceability of fresh and frozen fish. By performing computation, communication, and sensing to check the food product integrity, the solution will improve the SME business.

University of Salento, Italy
Spica Sustativi d.o.o., Croatia


TETRAMAX is a Horizon 2020 innovation action within the European Smart Anything Everywhere (SAE) initiative in the domain of customized and low-energy computing for Cyber Physical Systems and the Internet of Things. As a Digital Innovation Hub, TETRAMAX aims to bring added value to European industry, helping to gain competitive advantage through faster digitization. The project partially builds on experiences with the TETRACOM project during 2013-2016. TETRAMAX was launched in Sep 2017 and runs until Aug 2021.