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... ce. A technological breakthrough that will lead us to this device will be a game-changer for cognitive computing.The goal of this project is to explore one such device concept that I co-invented at IBM Research - Zurich and which we have dubbed “projected memristor” or “projestor” for short. The projestor is indeed a memristor, i.e., a resistive element that remembers the history of the current th ...
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Atomic Force Microscopy for Molecular Structure Elucidation (AMSEL)

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2021,

Molecular structure elucidation is of great importance in synthetic chemistry, pharmacy, life sciences, energy and environmental sciences, and technology applications. To date structure elucidation by atomic force microscopy (AFM) has been demonstrated for a few, small and mainly planar molecules. In this project high-risk, high-impact scientific questions will be solved using structure elucidatio ...
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The ambition of PLASMIC is to address the bottleneck caused by electrical interconnects and develop on-chip optical interconnect solutions based on plasmonically-enhanced nanoscale emitters.Nanoscale photonic components are desirable for on-chip communications because of density, speed and because reducing the size of the cavity might reduce the lasing threshold. Conventional photonics are limited ...
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Formulations and Computational Engineering (FORCE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

The FORCE consortium is a 10 pan-European expert partnership with the objective to develop a integrated Business Decision Support System (BDSS) based on open standards for industries engaged in formulating chemical ingredients. The generic BDSS is an open framework that connects any existing or future materials models at various levels of complexity and discretion (electronic, atomistic, mesoscop ...
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SiliconLaser (SiLAS)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Our research aims to revolutionize the electronics industry by adding intra-chip and chip-to-chip communication at the speed of light, offering a significantly reduced energy consumption. Cubic crystal phase SiGe is known to be great for electronics. We propose to develop hexagonal crystal phase SiGe (Hex-SiGe) which features a direct bandgap and will add photonic capabilities to electronics. Dire ...
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Power electronics is the key technology to control the flow of electrical energy between source and load for a wide variety of applications from the GWs in energy transmission lines, the MWs in datacenters that power the internet to the mWs in mobile phones. Wide band gap semiconductors such as GaN use their capability to operate at higher voltages, temperatures, and switching frequencies with gr ...
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Hybrid Optomechanical Technologies (HOT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

The hybrid optomechanical technologies (HOT) consortium will lay the foundation for a new generation of devices, which connect, or indeed contain, several platforms at the nanoscale in a single “hybrid” system. As hybrid interfaces they will allow to harness the unique advantages of each subsystem within a nano-scale footprint, while as integrated hybrid devices they will enable entirely novel fun ...
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Open transPREcision COMPuting (OPRECOMP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

Guaranteed numerical precision of each elementary step in a complex computation has been the mainstay of traditional computing systems for many years. This era, fueled by Moore's law and the constant exponential improvement in computing efficiency, is at its twilight: from tiny nodes of the Internet-of-Things, to large HPC computing centers, sub-picoJoule/operation energy efficiency is essential f ...
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Ultra-Low Power Event-Based Camera (ULPEC)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2020,

... utions and would clearly boost Chronocam’s market potential. ULPEC is also an opportunity for SMEs to develop stronger collaboration with the industrial leaders involved in the project, such as IBM and Bosch.
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OMT - Optomechanical Technologies (OMT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2016, End date: Sep 30, 2020,

... esearch groups working in the field of cavity optomechanics. Our ENT unites a total of 14 leading groups in the field, of which two are major industrial players that utilize MEMS and NEMS - Bosch and IBM. The main goal of the project is to exploit optomechanical interactions in views of novel functionality and possible applications of cavity optomechanical systems that were envisioned by consorti ...
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The proposal PHASE-CHANGE SWITCH addresses the need for combined energy efficiency and extended functionality with the engineering of new classes of solid-state Beyond CMOS switches exploiting the abrupt phase-change (Metal-Insulator-Transition - MIT) in materials and at temperatures that make them interesting for electronic circuits and systems by their performance, energy efficiency and scalabil ...
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ACTIVAGE is a European Multi Centric Large Scale Pilot on Smart Living Environments. The main objective is to build the first European IoT ecosystem across 9 Deployment Sites (DS) in seven European countries, reusing and scaling up underlying open and proprietary IoT platforms, technologies and standards, and integrating new interfaces needed to provide interoperability across these heterogeneous ...
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Near Memory Computing (NeMeCo)

Start date: Apr 1, 2016, End date: Mar 31, 2020,

Near Memory Computing: Major bottlenecks for future computation is the slow communication over slow interconnects between big data memories and big data processing and also the slow overhead of data memory accesses. The NeMeCo EID network aims at solving this problem by proposing fundamentally different architectures, integrating computation and memory, and using reconfigurable accelerators. Resea ...
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Directly Modulated Lasers on Silicon (DIMENSION)

Start date: Feb 1, 2016, End date: Jan 31, 2020,

DIMENSION establishes a truly integrated electro-optical platform, extending the silicon (Bi)CMOS and silicon photonics platform with III-V photonic functionality. The III-V integration concept is fully CMOS compatible and offers fundamental advantages compared to state-of-the art integration approaches. After bonding and growing ultra-thin III-V structures onto the silicon front-end-of-line, the ...
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Automated Urban Parking and Driving (UP-Drive)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

Automation of individual transport systems is considered an up-and-coming prospect with the potential of greatly mitigating many of the challenges associated with intensified urbanization, while at the same time offering additional benefits for the citizens and drastically increasing overall street safety. However, due to the lack of maturity of involved key technologies and persisting legal limit ...
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AUTOmated driving Progressed by Internet Of Things (AUTOPILOT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2017, End date: Dec 31, 2019,

"Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. The market size is expected to grow gradually reaching 50% of the market in 2035. The IoT is about enabling connections between objects or "things"; it’s about connecting anything, anytime, anyplace, using any service over any network. There is little doubt that ...
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NIMBLE: collaboration Network for Industry, Manufacturing, Business and Logistics in Europe will develop the infrastructure for a cloud-based, Industrie 4.0, Internet-of-things-enabled B2B platform on which European manufacturing firms can register, publish machine-readable catalogs for products and services, search for suitable supply chain partners, negotiate contracts and supply logistics, and ...
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PROTON aims at improving existing knowledge on the processes of recruitment to organised crime and terrorist networks (OCTN) through an innovative integration between social and computational sciences. Moving beyond the state of the art, this integration will support evidence-based policies at the international, national and local level. To achieve its aim, PROTON will complete three specific obje ...
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Vision Inspired Driver Assistance Systems (VI-DAS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

Road accidents continue to be a major public safety concern. Human error is the main cause of accidents. Intelligent driver systems that can monitor the driver’s state and behaviour show promise for our collective safety. VI-DAS will progress the design of next-gen 720° connected ADAS (scene analysis, driver status). Advances in sensors, data fusion, machine learning and user feedback provide the ...
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PHotonic REServoir COmputing (PHRESCO)

Start date: Nov 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

New computing paradigms are required to feed the next revolution in Information Technology. Machines need to be invented that can learn, but also handle vast amount of data. In order to achieve this goal and still reduce the energy footprint of Information and Communication Technology, fundamental hardware innovations must be done. A physical implementation natively supporting new computing method ...
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ENABLE-S3 will pave the way for accelerated application of highly automated and autonomous systems in the mobility domains automotive, aerospace, rail and maritime as well as in the health care domain. Virtual testing, verification and coverage-oriented test selection methods will enable validation with reasonable efforts. The resulting validation framework will ensure Europeans Industry competiti ...
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Nanowire based Tandem Solar Cells (Nano-Tandem)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2019,

Silicon based photovoltaic cells are the dominant technology for terrestrial solar energy conversion. After many decades of research and development, efficiencies are today flat with the best devices measuring 25 % in the laboratory. Significantly higher conversion efficiencies up to 38.8 % are so far only reached with multi-junction cells based on III-V semiconductors. However, these materials ar ...
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The aims of BAMB (Buildings as Material Banks) are the prevention of construction and demolition waste, the reduction of virgin resource consumption and the development towards a circular economy through industrial symbiosis, addressing the challenges mentioned in the Work Programme on Climate action, environment, resource efficiency and raw materials. The focus of the project is on building const ...
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The overall objective of STREAMS is to develop the necessary Silicon Photonics Transceiver and Routing technologies towards a new, power efficient, WDM-based, Tb/s, optical on-board interconnection paradigm that enables multiple high bandwidth, point-to-point direct links on the board level, as a step forward to the realization of exa-scale computing systems. Through the migration of successful WD ...
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We propose to fabricate a chip implementing a neuromorphic architecture that supports state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and spike-based learning mechanisms. With respect to its physical architecture this chip will feature an ultra low power, scalable and highly configurable neural architecture that will deliver a gain of a factor 50x in power consumption on selected applications compare ...
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... tic tumours, prospective cohorts of well characterized prostate cancer patients, drug screenings in cell lines, and the use of the Watson technology, a last generation cognitive computer developed at IBM. The translational objective of this study is to develop technology for identifying disease mechanisms and produce treatment recommendations for individual patients based on a therapeutic biomarke ...
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CarbON Nanotube compositE InterconneCTs (CONNECT)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

Our modern society has gained enormously from novel miniaturized microelectronic products with enhanced functionality at ever decreasing cost. However, as size goes down, interconnects become major bottlenecks irrespective of the application domain. CONNECT proposes innovations in novel interconnect architectures to enable future CMOS scaling by integration of metal-doped or metal-filled Carbon Na ...
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REMINDER aims to develop an embedded DRAM solution optimized for ultra-low-power consumption and variability immunity, specifically focused on Internet of Things cut-edge devices. The objectives of REMINDER are :i) Investigation (concept, design, characterization, simulation, modelling), selection and optimization of a Floating-Body memory bit cell in terms of low power and low voltage, high relia ...
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Wafer scale Integration of Photonics and Electronics (WIPE)

Start date: Jan 1, 2016, End date: Dec 31, 2018,

The WIPE project aims at developing hybrid electronic-photonic chips as a key enabling technology for data transmission purposes. It aims at bringing photonics to a new level by developing a concept that can be well industrialised. This sustains EU leadership in photonics, as is the ambition of the work program. A new wafer-scale technology will thus be developed for direct and intimate attachme ...
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Overall objective: to enhance advanced CMOS RF and logic capability through the use of III-V heterostructure nanowires monolithically integrated on a silicon platform.INSIGHT will focus on:-Development and evaluation of the performance of silicon based, 94 GHz III-V nanowire MOSFET low-noise amplifiers. The technology opens a path for cost reduction of key mm-wave components for high bandwidth wir ...
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Cloud storage and computing, big data analytics and social media are driving the need for higher bandwidth communications in data centres (DCs). Concurrently, disaggregation and virtualization trends in the DC are forcing the traffic to be between servers and storage elements in the east-west direction. These changes require massive switching capabilities from the discrete switch elements. However ...
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Piezoelectronic Transduction Memory Device (PETMEM)

Start date: Dec 1, 2015, End date: Nov 30, 2018,

Computer clock speeds have not increased since 2003, creating a challenge to invent a successor to CMOS technology able to resume performance improvement. The key requirements for a viable alternative are scalability to nanoscale dimensions – following Moore’s Law – and simultaneous reduction of line voltage in order to limit switching power. Achieving these two aims for both transistors and memor ...
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... cant will acquire knowledge and experience in a very exciting area, expanding her previous competences and skills on basic research in physics to applied, multidisciplinary research by working at IBM Research - Zurich. Through e-gates, the applicant will strengthen professional maturity with a prospective career development either in academia, industry or as an entrepreneur. The results, dissemina ...
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Monolithic Optoelectronic Devices on Silicon (MODES)

Start date: Jul 1, 2016, End date: Jun 30, 2018,

Nowadays, microelectronics set the pace for the whole knowledge-based economy and society in terms of the ever rising demand for mobile devices and the exponentially growing internet data transfer. However, the widening gap between the increasing number of transistors on a single Si chip and the delivered performance indicates the approaching limits of classical device scaling. Additionally, this ...
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"The current trend for data placement shows a steady shift towards ""the cloud"". The advent of cloud storage and computation services however comes at the expense of data security and user privacy. To remedy this, customers nowadays call for end-to-end security whereby only end-users and authorized parties have access to their data and no-one else. This is especially true after the outbreak of da ...
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"The RePhrase project directly meets the challenge of ICT-09-2014, by studying the critically important issue of improving software development practice for parallel data-intensive applications. Data-intensive applications are among the most important and commonly encountered kinds of industrial application, and are increasingly important withthe emergence of ""big data"" problems. Emerging hetero ...
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Personal Cryptography (PERCY)

Start date: Mar 1, 2013, End date: Feb 28, 2018,

"The amount of personal data stored in digital form has grown tremendously. All aspects of our lives are concerned. Our data include family pictures, insurance documents, bills and receipts, health records, cryptographic keys, electronic identities, certificates, and passwords. We store and process them on several personal devices as well as in the cloud via services such as Flickr or Facebook. Ma ...
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The overall objective of the ROAM project is to investigate and demonstrate the use of the orbital angular momentum (OAM) modes of light for communications and networking. Two are the primary objectives.The firs objective is to exploit the use of OAM modes in optical fibres as a disruptive means of increasing optical fibre transmission capacity for short-reach high data density applications. A tra ...
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Today, despite its unravelling business benefits, distributed cloud computing raises many security and dependability concerns. Root causes include increase in complexity and lack of interoperability between heterogeneous, often proprietary infrastructure technologies. SUPERCLOUD thus proposes new security and dependability infrastructure management paradigms that are : 1) user-centric, for self-se ...
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... which spatially confines nanoliter volumes of chemicals for interacting with cells at the µm-length scale. This technology called the vertical microfluidic probe (vMFP) – that I developed at IBM-Zurich – shapes liquid on surfaces hydrodynamically and is compatible with samples on Petri dishes & microtiter plates. The project is organized in 4 themes:(1) Advancing the vMFP by understanding the inte ...
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