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Norwegian University of Science and Technology

NTNU, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, is the largest university in Norway. It counts three campuses in Trondheim, Gjøvik and Ålesund, eight faculties and more than 42000 students.

NTNU’s Department for Ocean Operation and Civil Engineering, where the project management will be anchored, has a long tradition in simulation and smart technology in both ocean and land-based infrastructure. The department is one of the key players and knowledge hubs for control and maritime offshore operations nationally.
 

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Team Leader

Amin Moazami
Associate Professor

Area of expertise
Building performance simulation; energy flexibility, climate robustness and resilience in buildings; occupant behaviour

Role in the project
Project Coordinator

Contact
amin.moazami@ntnu.no
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Lund University

Lund University is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and counts 40000 students and 8160 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö.

The Department for Building and Environmental Technology pursues teaching and research in the construction of buildings, bridges, dams and waterways with regard to their function, safety, environmental effects and durability.

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Vahid M. Nik
Associate Professor, Division of Building Physics, Department of Building and Environmental Technology

Area of expertise
Climate change resilience; building and urban physics; urban energy systems; integration of renewable energy sources; statistical analysis

Role in the project
Scientific Coordinator and WP2 Leader: Algorithm training and reinforcement for control strategies of COLLECTiEF System (TRL6)

Contact
vahid.nik@byggtek.lth.se
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The Cyprus Institute

The Cyprus Institute (CYI) is a non-governmental and non-profit science and technology, research, and postgraduate education organization founded in 2005. Its priorities are research, innovation and education on Solar Energy, Energy Efficiency and Sustainability.

The Energy Division is developing advanced energy-related technologies and strategies focused on addressing the most pressing global and regional issues related to climate change and the global environmental crisis.

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Salvatore Carlucci
Professor and Leader of the Sustainable Built Environment Group, Energy Division, Energy, Environment and Water Research Center

Area of expertise
Building physics; building performance simulation and optimization; indoor environmental quality; climate robustness and resilience in buildings; occupant behaviour

Role in the project

CyI will develop the concept of a user-friendly Human-Building interface that will collect user feedback, inform occupants, and support the development of novel occupant-centric fusion sensor networks. Furthermore, CyI will provide a demonstration building, and will oversee the demonstration phase for this building. Also, CyI will develop a post-occupancy evaluation platform for impact assessment, focusing on indoor environmental quality and occupant-centric features.

Contact
s.carlucci@cyi.ac.cy
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Energy@Work

Energy@Work is an innovative non-profit SME from Monopoli, Italy, with more than 10 years of experience in R&D projects.

E@W aims to fill up existing gaps between applied and industrial research, supporting partners during the development of high technology products or services, disseminating and validating results, and promoting partnerships between public and private entities.

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Luigi D'Oriano
Project Manager

Area of expertise
Energy efficiency; optimization algorithms; modeling and simulation

Role in the project
WP3 Leader: Implementation, Testing and Small-scale Demonstration (TRL 7); E@W will provide the iGateway component to the COLLECTiEF project.

Contact
luigi.doriano@energyatwork.it
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R2M Solution SRL

R2M Solution srl. is an integrated and multi-disciplinary entrepreneurial innovation company that targets filling the gap between research activities and market implementation across the fields of Innovation, Engineering, Energy Services & Sustainability and ICT/Automation.

Within projects, R2M is an expert on innovation processes and exploitation aspects which typically include management of exploitable results, stakeholder needs analysis, market analysis, value proposition design, business model development, business plan development, IP, agreements between partners, knowledge transfer and technology transfer. 

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Marco Pietrobon
Project Manager

Area of expertise
Building engineering; low energy and high performance and sustainable buildings

Role in the project
WP6 Leader: Exploitation of the results and business models. R2M has two roles: (a) Exploitation Manager within the project, to conduct best practice innovation processes such that the knowledge and foreground of COLLECTiEF has maximum impact, and (b) Exploitation Channel to Building Stakeholders, based on its routine access to a set of asset managers and building stakeholders.

Contact
marco.pietrobon@r2msolution.com
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EM Systemer AS

EM Systemer AS is a company that both produces software, manufactures hardware for building automation as well as delivers turn-key systems to end-users for complete building automation systems.

EM Systemer has worked as a system integrator for more than 20 years and has delivered more than 2500 projects in Norway.

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Runar Solli
Chief Technical Officer

Area of expertise
Software, hardware and product development; building automation and control/management systems

Role in the project
WP4 Leader: COLLECTiEF system Integration and large-scale demonstration (TRL 7). EM will act as a system integrator, bridging the COLLECTiEF solution on the building with the rest of the automation system already in place.

Contact
runar.solli@emsystemer.no
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NODA Intelligent Systems AB

NODA Intelligent Systems AB has a long history of AI-based innovation in district heating and cooling and has been a core technology partner in numerous international research projects. 

NODA offers systems for energy savings aimed at building owners in which the local heating system in a building is optimized to save energy. By providing the energy sector with its know-how, NODA is at the forefront of designing the new sustainable energy landscape.

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Team Leader

Christian Johansson

CEO

Area of expertise
Computer science with applications in energy systems

Role in the project
NODA will provide its technology and solutions (NODA Heat Network) for creating flexibility for the power grid. NODA will implement and deploy algorithms and control systems on the Cluster Node and will contribute to algorithm training and reinforcement for control strategies.

Contact
cj@noda.se
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Geonardo Environmental Technologies Ltd.

Geonardo is an innovation and technology company active in the energy, environment and sustainable development fields based in Budapest.

Geo has become a leading SME in Central and Eastern Europe, providing research, innovation and consultancy services and cutting-edge solutions in the renewable energy, resource efficiency, climate change and natural resources sectors.

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Jelena Lazić
Project Manager

Area of expertise
Proposal development, project management, dissemination and communication plans

Role in the project
WP7 Leader: Dissemination, communication and capacity building activities

Contact
jelena.lazic@geonardo.com
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Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment

Centre Scientifique et Technique du Batiment (CSTB) is a public research establishment in the construction sector, with a staff of about 900 including 450 engineers, researchers and experts in the fields of building, science and building technologies as well as advanced ICT.

Its department Energy and Environment (DEE) has a large experience both in the field of energy in buildings and districts (renewable or fossil) and energy management.

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Team Leader

Peter Riederer
Senior Researcher

Area of expertise
Rational use of energy and renewable energies; building automation, controls and building management

Role in the project

CSTB will coordinate the efforts for small-scale testing of the COLLECTiEF solutions in the Green’Er building (French pilot) to which it has access, and will also lead the impact assessment of COLLECTiEF solutions on the energy flexibility of pilots and the ability of pilots to maintain energy efficiency performance through adaptation of energy consumption.

Contact
peter.riederer@cstb.fr
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Technologies Design and Materials European Research Centre

The Technologies Design and Materials European Research Centre (CETMA) is a Research and Technology Organization that carries out applied research activities on materials, processes, techniques and methods in order to develop and innovate products and services.

CETMA specific thematic competencies are focused on Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs), advanced materials, industrial design, innovation market analysis.

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Team Leader

Italo Mattia Spada
Head of New Technologies Department

Area of expertise
Advanced technologies of virtual reality; augmented reality and new media; product design and Internet of Things

Role in the project

CETMA will have two main roles in the project: (a) support with the Implementation of the Raspberry-based HW/SW gateway for communication and interoperability with COLLECTiEF algorithms, and (b) manage the data from the demo buildings. CETMA is the Data Management Officer of the project.  

Contact
italo.spada@cetma.it
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LSI Lastem

LSI LASTEM is a private industrial entity established in 1972, Milan. It provides, manufactures and markets a complete range of monitoring systems adapted for different environmental challenges.

Keeping pace with innovations in technology, LSI ensures increased accuracy and reliability of measurements in both portable and fixed monitoring applications, and in indoor and outdoor environments. The range of the products includes sensors, acquisition units, software packages, and fixing and installation accessories.

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Team Leader

Andrea Certo
CEO

Area of expertise
Industrial engineering

Role in the project

LSI LASTEM will provide the occupant-centric fusion indoor monitoring network. LSI will also design the occupant-centric fusion sensor network and contribute in designing the human-building interface and support the deployment and system integration on pilot sites.
 

Contact

andrea.certo@lsi-lastem.com
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Ålesund Kommunale Eiendom

Ålesund kommunale eiendom (ÅKE) is a municipal-owned organisation that has the task to build new, manage and maintain most of the real estate in Ålesund municipality.

ÅKE is the owner of the buildings and their technical equipment and has also the task to reduce energy costs and emissions of municipal buildings.

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Per Martin Leinan
Building Manager and Energy Consumption Manager

Area of expertise
Automation engineering and energy management

Role in the project

Building owner with large building stock (more than 270000 m2). Provides demo buildings in Norway and gives
feedback on the COLLECTiEF system from the building owner’s view.

Contact
per.martin.leinan@alesund.kommune.no
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Teicos UE SRL

Teicos UE srl is a construction company founded in Milan in 1995 with a large experience in the public and private sectors. Since 2013, Teicos offers integrated solutions for deep renovation of residential buildings, in the fields of energy retrofit, anti-seismic works, asbestos removal.

Teicos main investments in innovations are on digitalization of the building site (BIM and IoT solutions), new technologies for energy retrofit and seismic recovery, monitoring and evaluation of internal air quality and energy performances in the residential building stock.

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Team Leader

Cecilia Hugony
CEO

Area of expertise
Architecture; urban management

Role in the project

TEICOS will be the link to the building owner of the Italian pilot and will also provide expertise from the installation side and the retrofitting side.

Contact
c.hugony@teicosgroup.com
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Virtual Manufacturing AB

Virtual Manufacturing Sweden AB was founded in December 2006 by a small number of founders with extensive experience and history within modern production development.

The company provides a range of consulting, education and support services within product development and specialises in five business areas: Virtual Manufacturing Labs, Industrial Management, Assembly & Production Flow, Robotics & Automation, Lean Manufacturing Products.

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Team Leader

Roy Andersson
Associate Professor 

Area of expertise
Quality and logistics management

Role in the project
Virtual will adapt an IoT operating system connected to the CI-based control system and will contribute to the development of the distributed cluster-edge system within COLLECTiEF.

Contact
roy.andersson@virtual.se
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