International R&D Projects

Duration: 01.08.2012 – 31.07.2015
Coordinated by: FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency)
Budget: 4 843 629 EUR

HYPERION is a research project which aims at developing a forensic analysis system for areas where explosions have occured. By detecting explosives and IED residues and acquiring 3D images of the scene the aim is to recapture what happened during the explosion and calculate where it took place.

Duration: 01.10.2011 – 30.09.2014
Coordinated by: FOI (Swedish Defence Research Agency)
Budget: 4 593 272 EUR

The EMPHASIS system will be composed of different sensors in a network. Area detectors, strategically positioned, for the monitoring of explosives or precursors to explosives in the vapour phase will be used. Multiple static sensors, positioned in the sewer, for the monitoring of the sewage for indicative traces will also be used. The detectors will be connected in a network and the total gathered data will be fused and evaluated in a command centre.


MEMFIS - Ultrasmall MEMS FTIR Spectrometer
Duration: 01.09.2008 – 18.05.2011
Coordinated by: TECHNIKON Forschungs- und Planungsgesellschaft mbH
Budget: 4 426 555 EUR

The MEMFIS project has set itself the target of making the analysis of substances mobile, reliable and suitable for industrial processes. Microsystems technology enables testing on site in real time.

PLAISIR - PLAsmonic Innovative Sensing in the IR
Duration: 01.01.2010 – 31.03.2013
Coordinated by: Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM)
Budget: 3 671 858 EUR

PLAISIR project will harness European know-how to create a disruptive technology in the mid-IR. It will help to ensure pervasive IR applications by enabling both smart and cheap detectors and sensing surfaces.