Predictive Maintenance System for beverage packaging machines (with SMIGROUP)

SMIGroup, world leader of packaging machines for beverages, along with the University of Bergamo, started together an ambitious research project that will involve different research group of our university. One the aims is the application of Health Monitoring algorithms inside a Predictive Maintenance system for SMIGroup machines (Figure 2 - Figure 4). The CAL is involved in st...
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SMART4CPPS – Pilot 1 (with CAMOZZI) – Electromechanical systems health monitoring for predictive maintenance

SMART4CPPS  (Smart Solutions for Cyber-Physical Production Systems) Funded by: Regione Lombardia (Budget 7.405.050 Euro) Partners: 16 Duration: 30 months (April 2018 - October 2020) Keywords: Health Monitoring, Condition Assessment Background: Smart4CPPS is an initiative created within the “Smart Manufacturing” working group of AFIL (Lombardy Association for Smart Fact...
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Intuitive and simple procedure for position controller tuning (with PERSICO)

Persico spa and the CAL started a collaboration for a research projects that involves the development of a fast and simple procedure for tuning the controllers of Persico thermo-forming presses. The project is thus divided in two stages: Modeling of the machine using ADAMS and Simulink, also called co-simulation (Figure 1 and Figure 2) Design of the strategy for tunin...
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Algorithms for mass estimation of sliding gates (with BFT AUTOMATION)

This project is born from the collaboration between Unibg and BFT company. BFT is a company that develops innovative systems for the automation of residential, commercial and urban contexts. The aim of the project is to automatically estimate the mass of a sliding gate from measured signals by onboard sensors. The problem is well motivated: infact, for safety reasons, regulatio...
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SMARTLIVING4ALL – Improving safety at home for children and elderly

2017-2019 SMARTLIVING4ALL Funded by Regione Lombardia 4 partners, total budget 1.237.046 Eur, 18 months (November 2017-May 2019) The goal of this project is the development of technology to improve (in quality and safety) the everyday life of babies (less than 3 yo) and elderly. The core of the activity are wearable sensors embedded in the normal clothes that are able to pr...
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AGROBOT

Automation of agricultural processes is one way to deal with the expected increase in food demand. In this work, the CAL is challenged to study how to introduce a manipulator into a tomato transplanting process.  The aim is to reduce the number of labor by introducing manipulators to the widespread semi-automatic transplanters. The main problem that must be solved in introduci...
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INTERNET OF BEAUTY – Smart and safe appliances for smart living

2017-2019 INTERNET OF BEAUTY – Smart and safe appliances for smart living Funded by Regione Lombardia 4 partners, total budget 1.125.000 Eur, 18 months (November 2017-May 2019) The leading partner of this project is a transnational company leader in the production of small appliances, in particular for hair care. So, the main goal of this project is to design smart hair-drye...
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BGENOME

The CAL, with the Bergamo hospital HPG23, is working on a database management system for genomic data produced by the hospital during its work. The database will provide an easier access to information of previous diagnostic results, updated databases on the web that associate the genomic data with a possible disease and much more.  
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HOLMES (FP7) – Health On Line Monitoring for Electromechanical actuator Safety

2014-2016 HOLMES - Health On Line Monitoring for Electromechanical actuator Safety Funded by Unione Europea (FP7) Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative 2 partners, total budget 490.000 Eur 24 months (July 2014-June 2016) This project is part of the research for the development of electric actuators for aircraft flight surfaces, with the aim of reducing or completely elimin...
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ADAPTIVE

2014-2017 ADAPTIVE - A modular and adaptive approach to the design of digital factories Funded by MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education University and Research) 8 partners, total budget 11.100.000 Eur, 48 months (January 2014-December 2017) The ADAPTIVE project aims to develop technologies and solutions to improve the capacity of modern factories to be flexible and efficient...
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TOUCHPLANT

2014-2015 TOUCHPLANT Funded by Regione Lombardia 5 partners, total funding 1.274.375 Eur, 20 months (January 2014-August 2015) The objective of this project is the development of an integrated (and cheap) system for remote monitoring and diagnostics of machines and plants, based on widespread and flexible technologies (such as smartphones or tablets) for the display of data ...
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COMETHA

2008-2010 COMETHA - COntrol METHods for electroHydrostatic Actuators Funded by Consorzio Intellimech 2 partners - Total funding 281000 Eur The aim of the COMETHA project is to practically demonstrate on a real test bench the power of control and identification for ElectroHydroStatic Actuators (EHSA). The beneficiaries of the project results are industrial companies interes...
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