13. FIMA Research Seminar
The latest FIMA projects and technology reporst were introduced in the seminar. The special theme of the seminar was “Platform economy” and it was handled by two internationally recognised keynote speakers.
The all seminar presentations is located below for the sign-up members.
Building a platform-centric software ecosystem
by Prof. Jan Bosch, Chalmers University of Technology and Director of Software Center
ctrlX AUTOMATION platform and its open ecosystem ctrlX World
by Hans Michael Krause, Bosch Rexroth Director ctrlX World ecosystem
Wireless connectivity , Heikki Keränen Head of Technology Satel Oy
Range-extender technologies, Matti Malkamäki CEO Aurelia Turbines Oy
Project reports: AI in Safety Systems, RemoteFeel demonstrations, EZE – zonal hydraulics,ImmerSafe project highlights
Key note speakers
Hans Michael Krause is the Director Product Management ctrlX Ecosystem at Bosch Rexroth AG in Lohr am Main, Germany. After his electrical engineering studies, he started his career in Argentina with his engineering office for automation technology as a graduate engineer for electrical engineering and Master of Science in Industrial Management. Since 2007 he has been working at Bosch Rexroth, initially with machine builders and fast-moving consumer goods end users in the market segment of packaging machines. He has been responsible for the market and product management of PLC and IoT solutions. Since September 2020 he took over the responsibility to build up the ctrlX ecosystem and partner management. His main focus is to gain partner companies for the open automation system ctrlX AUTOMATION and to offer to costumers to most interesting ecosystem.
Jan Bosch is professor at Chalmers University Technology in Gothenburg, Sweden and director of the Software Center (www.software-center.se), a strategic partner-funded collaboration between 15 large European companies (including Ericsson, Volvo Cars, Volvo Trucks, Saab Defense, Scania, Siemens and Bosch) and five universities focused on digitalization. Earlier, he worked as Vice President Engineering Process at Intuit Inc where he also led Intuit’s Open Innovation efforts and headed the central mobile technologies team. Before Intuit, he was head of the Software and Application Technologies Laboratory at Nokia Research Center, Finland. Prior to joining Nokia, he headed the software engineering research group at the University of Groningen, The Netherlands. He received a MSc degree from the University of Twente, The Netherlands, and a PhD degree from Lund University, Sweden.
His research activities include digitalisation, evidence-based development, business ecosystems, artificial intelligence and machine/deep learning, software architecture, software product families and software variability management. He is the author of several books including “Design and Use of Software Architectures: Adopting and Evolving a Product Line Approach” published by Pearson Education (Addison-Wesley & ACM Press) and ÒSpeed, Data and Ecosystems: Excelling in a Software-Driven WorldÓ published by Taylor and Francis, editor of several books and volumes and author of hundreds of research articles. He is editor for Journal of Systems and Software as well as Science of Computer Programming, chaired several conferences as general and program chair, served on numerous program committees and organised countless workshops. Jan is a fellow member of the International Software Product Management Association (ISPMA) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Science.
In the startup space, Jan is an angel investor in several startup companies and serves on the boards of Peltarion and IVER and on the advisory boards of Assia Inc. in Redwood City, CA, Pure Systems GmbH (Germany) and Burt AB (Sweden). Earlier he was chairman of the board of Auqtus AB, Fidesmo AB and Remente AB, in Gothenburg, Sweden. He also runs a boutique consulting firm, Boschonian AB, that offers its clients support around the implications of digitalization including the management of R&D and innovation. For more information see his website: www.janbosch.com.
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