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The Technological Capacity to Innovate
MSIGrupo has a dedicated R&D&I department which leads and executes in close collaboration with the production units, the new technological developments and new innovation activities. The technological capacity and the know-how of automation, advanced control and data management is based on the wide experience obtained by realizing during many years industrial projects for customers and within R&D programs.
R&D&I activities are done in collaboration with universities, technological centers and other companies at national and international level within the framework of local, national and European programs. MSIGrupo, as an SME, counts on a broad experience in the realization and coordination of European R&D&I projects (FP7, H2020,…) having participated in more than 15 and having led 3 of them.
The R&D projects of MSIGrupo receive support from local, national and European programs like the Basque Business Development Agency (SPRI – Gaitek, Etorgai), the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism (MINETUR), the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) and the different European Programs (FP7 and H2020).
- • HEALTHCHECK MONITOR: “Smart cloud health check monitor for waste water treatment plants”, (MINETUR).
- • artICA4nr : “Replication of the art-ICA controllers for improving the eco-efficiency and sustainability of nutrient removal wastewater treatment plants”, (FP7-CIP-ECO).
- • ENERMET : “Design and development of advanced control solutions for the optimization of the energy efficiency in flat steel processing lines”, (MINETUR).
- • DIAMOND: “AdvanceD data management and InformAtics for the optimuM operatiON anD control of wastewater treatment plants” (FP7-SME).