2018 · 19. September 2018
The first yearly review of I-MECH was concluded successfully on the 6th of September 2018. During this day, the project results in individual workpackages were presented in very friendly atmosphere to technical reviewers and EC members. All the planned milestones, results and deliverables have been reached successfully. Hence the project paradigms does not need to be changed and we may continue in our inspiring development. Congratulations to the whole team!
2018 · 14. June 2018
On the 12th and 13th of June 2018, the I-MECH partners gathered for their second face-to-face meeting at the Holst Centre on the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. This meeting, hosted by Sioux-CCM, took place after about a year of progress in the I-MECH project. The major focus of this meeting was to present and discuss the I-MECH methodology: a way of working and architecture which will allow a modular I-MECH motion control platform to be assembled from building blocks. Workshops...
2018 · 30. May 2018
Proportional-Integral-Derivative (PID) controllers are undoubtedly the most employed controllers in industry. The 2018 IFAC flagship conference on advances in PID control was held in Ghent (Belgium). The splendid city provided a warm and open atmosphere for about 200 researchers from the whole world to discuss new trends and issues in PID control. Several of the discussed topics were related to industry 4.0 and mechatronic systems. Research funded by the I-MECH program about “Acceleration...
2018 · 30. April 2018
Read the latest updates about the I-MECH reference architecture, project meetings and collaborations with other projects in the I-MECH newsletter.
2018 · 22. February 2018
The first half year of the I-MECH project focused on detailing the tasks specified in the I-MECH project proposal. Insights from engineers involved in participating pilots proved to be valuable for defining more tangible descriptions of tasks and I-MECH building blocks that will result in the I-MECH reference motion control platform. Building block owners therefore visited the pilots of Philips, Sioux CCM and Nexperia, all residing in the Netherlands, during a two day conference in February....
2017 · 16. November 2017
The second face2face consortium meeting of the I-MECH project was hosted by consortium member Gefran (Saronno, Italy) on November 14th and 15th. More than 50 particpants met for two days to boost the project technical progress. The first day started with a presentation of the overview of currently running tasks and work packages. The day continued with a session focusing on the I-MECH reference platform specification. Key decisions were made in order to reach the first project milestone...
2017 · 18. October 2017
A technical workshop was organized by the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen (Czech Republic) on October 18 and 19. The workshop started with a presentation by the Automatic Control research group of the university. The presentation highlighted historic and actual projects and current research directions of the research group. I-MECH partners Gefran and the university of Brescia, both from Italy, also presented a brief introduction into their research directions and problems of actual...
2017 · 14. June 2017
The I-MECH project started with a kick-off conference on Malta. Consortium partners gave short presentations to present themselves and their plans for the I-MECH project. Group photo: