Funded Projects

Below, the projects where I work or used to work are listed. Almost all the projects, where I have been active after my PhD, I have also (co-)acquired.



FFG-funded project (IKT der Zukunft) DALICC: Data Licensing Clearance Center aims to design and develop a software framework that significantly reduces the costs of license clearance in the creation of derivative data works. Project partners are: University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten, University of Economics Vienna, University of Innsbruck, Semantic Web Company GmbH, Höhne, In der Mauer & Partner. 2016-2018.

Euregio Mobility Fund project REEeT: Research and Education Exchange in eTourism enables PhD, MSc, BSc students and staff of the partner universities to jointly take part at study programs in the three sites, with a focus on semantic technology and eTourism, explicitly including TourismFastForward conference in Mayrhofen, Tyrol, in spring 2017. Project partners are: University of Innsbruck, University of Trento, University of Bolzano. 2016-2017.

Horizon 2020 project ENTROPY: design of an innovativE eNergy-aware it ecosysTem for motivating behaviouRal changes towards the adOption of energy efficient lifestYles aims to design and deploy an innovative IT ecosystem targeting at improving energy efficiency through consumers understanding, engagement and behavioural changes. Project partners are: Athens University of Economics and Business, Drustvo za Konsalting, Razvoj i Implementaciju Informacionih i Komunikacionih Tehnologija Dunavnet DOO, Gioumpitek Meleti Schediasmos Ylopoiisi Kai Polisi Ergon Pliroforikis Etaireia Periorismenis Efthynis, HES-SO Haut école spécialisée de Suisse occidentale – Fachhochschule Westschweiz, Hyperborea SRL, Intelen Services Limited, Polo Nacacchio S.p.A, Universidad de Murcia, Universitaet Innsbruck. 2015-2018.

FFG-funded project (IKT der Zukunft) TourPack: On-demand Data-driven Production of Touristic Service Packages aims to build a linked data -empowered system for touristic service packaging. Project partners are: University of Innsbruck, Seekda GmbH, Redlink GmbH, m-Pulso GmbH. 2014-2016.

Start-up initiative ONLIM - A full fledge online marketing solution for touristic service providers, co-funded by CAST Gründungszentrum GmbH - Center for Academic Spin-Offs Tyrol, part of AplusB. 2014-2015.

Support Action in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 7th Framework Programme: BYTE: Big data roadmap and cross-disciplinarY community for addressing socieTal Externalities. Project partners are 11 academic and industrial organizations from the EU; coordinated by Trilateral Research and Consulting, UK. 2014-2017.

FWF-funded project OntoHealth: Problem-aware Semantic eHealth Services designs a semantically enabled information system that fosters the collaboration of various health professionals, integrates the patient in his/her medical treatment, that is highly flexible and guarantees a high level of quality along the process of patient treatment. Project partners are: UMIT – University for Health Informatics, University of Innsbruck. 2013-2016.

FFG-funded project (IKT der Zukunft) OpenFridge: Opening and Processing Appliances Data for Energy Efficiency aims to design and develop a pilot simple and scalable Internet of Things data infrastructure, empowering building new services based on the typical home appliance data, e.g. data on the energy consumption of the fridge. Project partners are: FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien GmbH, University of Innsbruck, Semantic Web Company GmbH. 2013-2015.
 
FFG-funded project (IKT der Zukunft) AgriOpenLink: Adaptive Agricultural Processes via Open Interfaces and Linked Services provides an extendible interface model for agricultural machines via an open-source library and a design methodology for adaptive process control based on linked semantic services and data, and verifies and popularizes these results in a user study targeting developers of ICT applications for smart farming. Project partners are: FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien GmbH, Universität für Bodenkultur-Institut für Landtechnik, Josephinum Research, MKW Electronics GesmbH. 2013-2016.

ÖAD co-funded mobility project RESIDE: Renewable Energy Services on an Infrastructure for Data Exchange. Project partners are: University of Innsbruck, Austria, FTW Forschungszentrum Telekommunikation Wien GmbH, Austria, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, China, State Grid, China. 2013-2016.

Coordination Action in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 7th Framework Programme: PRELIDA: Preserving Linked Data. Project partners are: Consiglio Nazionaledelle Ricerche, Italy; Alliance for Permanent Access, the Netherlands; University of Huddersfield, UK; University of Innsbruck, Austria. 2013-2014.

Coordination Action in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 7th Framework Programme: BIG: Big Data Public Private Forum. Project partners are: Atos Spain S.A., Spain; Press Association, UK; Siemens, Germany; AGT Group Gmbh, Germany; University of Innsbruck, Austria; National University of Ireland, Galway (NUI, Galway), Ireland; Institut für Angewandte Informatik e. V. an der Universität Leipzig, Germany; Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (GmbH), Germany; Exalead, France; The Open Knowledge Foundation, Germany; and the Semantic Technology Institute (STI) International, Austria. 2012-2014.

Network of Excellence in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 7th Framework Programme:  PlanetData: A European Network of Excellence on Large-Scale Data Management. The PlanetData project is driven by a consortium of nine partners from seven different European countries: University of Innsbruck, Austria; Stichting Centrum voor Wiskunde en Informatica, Netherlands; EPFL School of Computer and Communication Sciences, Switzerland; Foundation for Research and Technology Hellas (FORTH), Greece; Freie Universität Berlin, Germany; Jozef Stefan Institute (IJS), Slovenia; Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany; Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain; and the Semantic Technology Institute (STI) International, Austria. 2010-2014.

FFG-funded project (COIN) SESAME-S (SEmantic SmArt Metering – Services for Energy Efficient Homes) aims to design, develop and set on the market commercial services on the basis of enablers for energy efficiency, developed in the SESAME project. The project is realized by the consortium of FTW, a research center and four SMEs (from Austria, Serbia and Russian Federation). 2011-2012.

FFG-funded project (COIN) SmartReality has a goal of development of an innovative semantics-based and service-oriented framework for enabling new smart mobile augmented reality applications. The consortium is comprised of three Austrian SMEs and TU Graz. 2010-2012.

Project in 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, Cooperation, Article 169 initiative 'Ambient Assisted Living Joint Programme': PeerAssist: A P2P platform supporting virtual communities to assist independent living of senior citizens. Project partners are: University of Athens, seekda GmbH, InAccess Network, Warp Networks, S.L., Fundación Instituto Gerontologico Matia Country, Municipality of Athens Development Agency, University of Innsbruck. 2010-2013.

FFG-funded project (COIN) SESAME (SEmantic SmArt Metering: Enablers for Energy Efficiency) aims to facilitate home owners or building managers (also referred to as users or end-customers) in saving energy within their environments and in optimizing their energy costs, while actively controlling and maintaining their preferred quality of living. The project is realized by the consortium of FTW and four SMEs (from Austria, Serbia and Russian Federation) bringing together various competencies and fields of expertise. 2009-2010.

Specific Targeted Research Project in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Program for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 7th Framework Program: A Metropolis of Ubiquitous Services (m:Ciudad) . Project partners are Fundación Robotiker (ES) - coordinator, Telefónica (ES), University of Surrey (UK), Alcatel-Lucent (F), Valtion Teknillinen Tutkimuskeskus (FI), YDreams (PT), Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz (D), ftw. Telecommunications Research Center (A). 2007-2010.

Integrated Project in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Program for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 6th Framework Program: Service Platform for Innovation Communication Environment (SPICE). Project partners are France Telecom (F) - coordinator, Alcatel (F), DoCoMo Communications Laboratories Europe (D), Telefonica (ESP), Telecom Italia Labs (I), Telenor (NOR), Siemens (D, A), Ericsson (NL), Nokia (FIN), Stichting Telematica Instituut (NL), NEC Europe (UK), Bull (F), Fraunhofer Fokus (D), University of Kassel (D), Alma Consulting Group (F), University of Brussels (B), IRIS (I), Neos (I), University of Surrey (UK), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NOR), Politecnico di Torino (I), Telekomnikacja Polska (POL). 2006-2008.

ProtecNETplus program of FFG project SemNetMan (semantic based network/cluster management) combines two methods relevant for the knowledge society: the social network analyses (SNA) and techniques of the Semantic Web. The resulting method should enable efficient network management within the scope of project environments and related requirements. The project is realized by seven Austrian organisations from research to industry containing specialists from network management, semantic technologies and social network analyses. 2005-2006.

Network of Excellence in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 6th Framework Programme:  Realizing the Semantic Web (Knowledge Web). Project partners are around twenty leading Universities in Europe and France Telecom to co-ordinate the industrial outreach. 2004 - 2007.

The National University of Ireland, Galway has been awarded 12 million Euros over the next five years from Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) to fund a new Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI). The Institute which is being co-funded by HP’s European software centre will be at the forefront of research into the second generation of web technology – the Semantic Web. 2003 – 2008.

Integrated Project in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Program for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 6th Framework Program: Data, Information, and Process Integration with Semantic Web Services (dip). Project partners are the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG), Ireland (co-ordinator); British Telecommunications plc (BT), UK; EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland; HP Galway, Ireland; IBM Germany; University of Innsbruck, Institut für Informatik (IFI), Austria; ILOG, France; SAP AG, Germany; Tiscali Austria GmbH, Austria; Bankinter Spain; Berlecon Research, Germany; ERIN S.A., Luxembourg; Essex County Council, UK; FZI, Germany; Inubit, Germany; Netdynamics, Austria; Sirma AI Ltd. (Ontotext), Bulgaria; The Open University (OU), UK; Unicorn Solutions Ltd, Israel; Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Starlab, Belgium. 2004-2007.

Project in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Programme for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 5th Framework Programme: Esperonto: Application Service Provision of Semantic Annotation, Aggregation, Indexing and Routing of Textual, Multimedia, and Multilingual Web Content. Project partner are Intelligent Software Components, S.A, Spain; University of Innsbruck, Austria; University of Madrid, Spain; Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH, Germany; LivUni – The University of Liverpool, UK; Biovista, Greece; and Residencia de Estudiantes, Spain. (2002-2004). Key action III.

Project in the Information Society Technologies (IST) Program for Research, Technology Development & Demonstration under the 5th Framework Program: H-TECHSIGHT: A knowledge management platform with Intelligence & Insight capabilities for Technology Intensive Industries. Project partner are the University of Surrey, UK (co-ordinator), University of Rovira I Virgili, Spain, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, NL, SemanticEdge, Germany, Athens Technology Center, Greece, Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK, Bayer AG, Germany, Gerolymatos, Greece, Mamidoil, Greece (2001-2003). Key action II.

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