Collaboration from research to end-products
To meet its ambitious goals, ECOMAI brings together expertise spanning hardware design, edge AI, AI applications, electrical motor drive system design and predictive maintenance.
With partners ranging from research institutions to suppliers of endproducts, the project’s innovations will have potential to move quickly into commercial applications.
- Project Leader & Country Coordinator
Infineon Technologies AG (IFX)
- MOTEON GmbH (MTN)
- neuroConn GmbH (NeurConn)
- Technical University of Munich (TUM)
- Technical University of Ilmenau (TUIL)
- Forschungszentrum für elektrische Antriebstechnik und Aktorik München (FEAAM)
Infineon Technologies AG
Infineon designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and semiconductor-based solutions. Infineon technologies strives for innovative solutions, that make life easier, safer and greener.
Director Funding Projects & Coordination
“Our objective is to develop a prototype of an efficient motor control hardware platform with AI acceleration capabilities and provide software and deployment support for AI applications when using the accelerator.”
is a technology company based in Ilmenau (Thuringia) and offers development services and software for embedded motor control solutions. MOTEON employs engineers with many years of experience in all areas of mechatronics such as modern control technology, drive technology, hardware and software development, measurement and testing technology, system engineering and prototype construction.
Chief Technology Officer
„Our goal is to develop and use an embedded AI system in order to combine it with our expertise in model based mechatronics development to improve motor drive systems with dynamic load changes by reducing energy consumption and increasing the lifetime of electric drives in automotive and transportation systems.”
Technical University of Munich
The chair of Electronic Design Automation of Technical University of Munich works on design methodology from gate level up to system level. In the domain of virtual prototyping, the chair of EDA has vast experience with a long series of papers in top conferences and journals as well as a strong track record in collaboration with industry in national projects such as SANITAS, EffektiV, SAFE4I, Scale4Edge as well as ITEA3 project COMPACT. The instruction set simulator ETISS of the chair is an open source tool already in evaluation for industrial use. In the domain of edge AI, the chair also shows a strong track record with papers and participation in project COMPACT and Scale4Edge.
Research Group Leader: Electronic System Level Design Chair of Electronic Design Automation
“The future of AI is tiny. We are very curious to research new ideas in the ECOMAI project how tinyML can be used to reduce the energy of electrical motors with our partners. This can have big impact on sustainability in the future as electrical motors are used everywhere.”
Technical University of Ilmenau
The chair of Computer Architectures and Embedded Systems of Technical University of Ilmenau conducts research in the area of application of computers for diverse tasks in automation, measurement technology, automotive engineering, communication and many other areas. The focus is especially on configurable and reconfigurable realizations based on reconfigurable logic devices.
Junior Research Group Leader: Automotive Embedded Systems, Chair Computer Architectures and Embedded Systems
“In ECOMAI, we see great potential in researching new embedded architectures and combining them with modern tiny AI to achieve better control of electric motors and enable predictive maintenance.
This research is an important starting point for many green future applications.”
is a research center specializing in electric drives and actuators. We offer expert services in fields such as traction drives, watercraft drives, aircraft drives, energy conversion, and small/special motors. We test existing concepts in their state-of-the-art labs and develop custom machines with a focus on design, calculation, optimization and analysis. Our goal is to provide high-quality solutions for our clients.
Embedded Systems Engineer
“At FEAAM, we are dedicated to driving advancements in electric drive technology and finding new ways to overcome industry challenges.
Our participation in the ECOMAI project aligns with our mission, as we work to improve the efficiency of electric motors with cutting-edge AI and hardware.
We see immense potential in this project to create positive change for the environment and various industries, and we’re thrilled to be a part of it.”
- Country Coordinator
ALBAYRAK Makine Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş. (Albayrak)
Eskişehir Osmangazi University
ALBAYRAK Makine Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret A.Ş.
is an expert in designing and manufacturing Platform Screen Door Systems (PSD) and Vehicle Door System in the railway sector. Albayrak has a plant in Turkey, subsidiary in Belarus. For safety-critical application, Albayrak has SIL-4 certificate for ALPSD-1000 PSD and SIL-2 certificate for ALDCU-200 door control unit. As both R&D and production team, Albayrak is trying to improve itself and to produce technology-oriented solutions for products that will meet the needs of its customers and project specific.
“We joint to the ECOMAI project to research the predictive maintenance with AI on railway side using Platform Screen Door System.”
is a research focused university located in the city of Elazig/Turkiye, with nearly 40000 students, more than 2000 academic staff and more than 2000 administrative staff. It is a well-established university with an established research and development culture, leading change and development in the fields of education, research, technology and community service, producing competitive and result-oriented national and international projects.
Lecturer Computer Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering
Eskişehir Osmangazi University
works on transforming the results of scientific studies into benefits and economic products in line with the demands of the society, and to train entrepreneurial and innovative graduates and researchers. While doing this, it has adopted a research and development policy that contributes to universal science, is aware of the requirements of the globalizing world, is compatible with the priority areas of our country and region, creates mechanisms that support the academic entrepreneurship atmosphere and research infrastructure, cooperates with domestic and foreign stakeholders, and adheres to the principles of publication ethics.
Fatih Hayati ÇAKIR
Lecturer Machinery Department in Eskisehir Vocational School
SparxSystems Software GmbH Central Europe
supports the European region with training, consulting and licence acquisition of Enterprise Architect (“EA”), a tool used to design and produce software systems, business process modelling and modelling of any process or system.
Enterprise Architecture Enthusiast, Parallel Entrapreneur
“We take part in the ECOMAI project to develop a model framework for AI with strong consortium partners. It will deliver a practical benefit to the entire ecosystem.”
usePAT GmbH (usePAT)
is developing and selling ultrasound systems in order to enhance in-line measurements in order to optimize processes in industry and R&D. The multidisciplinary team serves usePAT´s customers from US to Australia in multiple business sectors from pharma to chemical production to wastewater,…
Managing Director, Physicist
“AI will be used in diverse parts of the industry. We are happy to be part of ECOMAI and to contribute a use case to help to develop an outcome close to the market.”
Software Competence Center Hagenberg (SCCH)
is a non-university research center that has been driving excellence in applied research in the fields of data science and software science for over 20 years. SCCH serves as an interface between international research and domestic industry.
International Cooperations Data Science & Software Science
“SCCH’s research is focused on integrated software and AI systems. Contributing our expertise in knowledge-driven system development to increase the energy-efficiency of AI algorithms benefits both, the ECOMAI project goals and our own research agenda – a perfect win-win situation.”