Research projects of SimPlan Group

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Research projects of SimPlan Group

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SimPlan is active in research projects and at universities

The contact to universities and research institutes plays a major role for SimPlan. Several of our employees are working as lecturers at Universities to pass on their practical knowledge about simulation.

SimPlan has participated in the following projects as a research partner or project leader. If you need more information about any of the research projects, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to help.

Innovative through Research

The Donors’ Association for the Promotion of Humanities and Sciences in Germany (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft) has awarded our research activities the quality seal „Innovative through research”.

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Current Research Projects

SimProve

SimProve – Linking simulation and process mining for more efficient analysis and design of production and logistics systems

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kompAKI

kompAKI – Competence Center for Work and Artificial Intelligence in the Rhine-Main Area”

SOSS

SOSS (“Speed up OEE with silently Shuttle”) – Development of novel silent product shuttles to increase plant OEE.

DiKoRo

Digital Process Model using the Example of Collaborative Robots for Individualized Food in the Production of SMEs

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ENERMAN

ENERgy-efficient manufacturing system MANagement

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E2COMATION

Future factories running sustainably on less energy

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LogIKTram

Logistics concept and ICT platform for freight transport in tram and light rail vehicles

SDM4FZI

Software-defined manufacturing for the vehicle and supplier industry

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TwInTraSys

Creation of digital twins for the planning and control of internal transport systems

AgilPlanBZ

Agile factory planning in a highly dynamic market and development environment Fuel cell production

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DigiPrime

Digital platform for the circular economy of cross-sectoral and sustainable networks

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SEAMLESS

Simulation-based, assistance system-based engineering and maintenance services for Lean Aftersales Services

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AI-Mod

Learning methods for the automatic conversion of a modelled value stream into a simulation-capable value stream

Current Research Cooperations

Modellfabrik Koblenz - SimPlan AG

Model Factory Koblenz

Using a miniature model of a value chain, business processes are simulated and thereby illustrated, in order to be able to evaluate business procedures and develop new solutions.

Completed Research Projects

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DaWis

Development of an integrated solution for data farming and knowledge discovery in simulation data

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Threat Arrest

Economically evaluated and simulation-based process model for the reduction of losses in set-up and cleaning processes of manufacturing and packaging plants for food

Forschungsprojekt HyMo - SimPlan AG

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Hybrid modeling and forecasting of media and energy needs in the beverage industry

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Productive4.0

European co-funded innovation and flagship project for the digital industry

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ZIM/AiF SimChain

Development of a supply chain simulation tool in the cloud considering dynamic encryption technologies

iSiGG

Planning, training and decision-making system for improved handling of disasters in buildings

Forschungsprojekt OPTIMISED - SimPlan AG

OPTIMISED

OPTIMISED seeks to develop highly reactive planning systems that incorporate factory modelling and simulation, also using smart embedded sensors and pro-active human-machine Interfaces.

Forschungsprojekt Sophie - SimPlan AG

SOPHIE

Goal of the SOPHIE Research project is to connect the real world of production to the digital factory in real time.

Forschungsprojekt cloudflow - Research project CloudFlow

CloudFlow

Extensive research project to expand the use of cloud technology in companies. SimPlan takes part in the SIMCASE sub-project that addresses cloud-supported material flow simulation.

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MobiSim

The aim of the MobiSim research project is to develop a software application for the use on mobile devices in the production environment of manufacturing companies.

Forschungsprojekt PRIME - SimPlan AG

PRIME

Research project for the development of flexible production systems by creating a software toolbox and methodology for plug and produce assembly systems in manufacturing.

Forschungsprojekt e-SAVE - SimPlan AG

e-SAVE

European research project with the aim to develop ways for increasing energy efficiency in the supply chain.

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SimCityNet

Creation of a digital twin of the operation of the HSB (Hanauer Straßenbahn) and the vehicle deployment planning of the HIS (Hanauer Infrastruktur Service)

VoReVe

Economically evaluated and simulation-based process model for the reduction of losses in set-up and cleaning processes of manufacturing and packaging plants for food

Forschungsprojekt DISRUPT - Research project DISRUPT

DISRUPT

The DISRUPT research project aims to create a digital twin using ICT-based systems to control and monitor manufacturing systems.

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GamoFlex

Joint research project to simulate an innovative reference facility model for beam processing.

Forschungsprojekt U-TURN - SimPlan AG

U-TURN

U-TURN will identify new models for urban food transportation by analysing existing urban freight flows and identifying synergies that can be exploited by logistics sharing and collaboration strategies.

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HEPP

The HEPP research project aims to increase the efficiency of production planning in the shipbuilding industry.

Forschungsprojekt SimFö - SimPlan AG

SimFö

SimFö will develop a simulation study that investigates the use of a grid-based storage system as an early baggage store for Frankfurt Airport.

Forschungsprojekt SimEnergy - SimPlan AG

SimEnergy

The SimEnergy research project aims to support an energetic evaluation of production and logistics processes by linking material flow with energy flow simulation models.

Forschungsprojekt EDASIM - SimPlan AG

EDASim

Follow-Up project to AssistSim that developed a data assistance for simulation studies in production and logistics.

Forschungsprojekt LaSeKo - SimPlan AG

LaSeKo

Development of an agricultural, self-configuring communication system for the monitoring, optimisation and documentation of harvest processes.

Forschungsprojekt Mefisto - SimPlan AG

MEFISTO

MEFISTO provides an IT platform for the building industry that improves the co-operation between clients and contractors by means of process orientation, simulation and new visualisation methods.

Forschungsprojekt AssistSim - SimPlan AG

AssistSim

Goal of the project was the development and evaluation of assistance functions for the simulation of logistic processes in the automotive field.