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ITEA 4 is the Eureka Cluster on software innovation
Published on 15 Sep 2021

Congratulations to our 2021 ITEA Award of Excellence winners!

ITEA Award of Excellence winners 2021: BIMy, EMPHYSIS, PARTNER and VMAP ITEA Award of Excellence winners 2021: BIMy, EMPHYSIS, PARTNER and VMAP

On 15 September, as part of the Online ITEA PO Days 2021, ITEA Vice-chairman Jean-François Lavignon hosted the ITEA Awards of Excellence session and ceremony. This special webinar celebrated the four award-winning ITEA projects for their impressive results with great benefits for industry and society. ITEA Chairwoman Zeynep Sarılar virtually “handed over” the 2021 ITEA Award of Excellence to the four winners: BIMy, EMPHYSIS, PARTNER and VMAP. The interactive session also provided to opportunity to learn from the best, as the project leaders shared with the audience what it takes and brings to create an award-winning project.

Learn more about our four award-winning projects:

BIMy - An innovation engine for integrated BIM and GIS

BIMy learned how Building Information Modelling (BIM) can be used and exploited beyond its normal use, and how the integration of BIM and geographic information systems (GIS) can be improved. It created a shared space for digital representations of construction projects in their environments, enabling collaboration between multiple stakeholders within the Smart City domain and paving the road for new applications.

More information: BIMy project and press release

EMPHYSIS – The missing link between digital simulation and embedded software

EMPHYSIS delivered the new, global standard for smart industry, "eFMI standard" (embedded Functional Mock-up Interface), for digital model exchange among manufacturers. It accelerates the development of embedded software, with a focus on automotive industry, thanks to which up to 90% gains can be made in productivity. Another successful outcome is the official approval of a new Modelica Association project to further develop, standardise and promote eFMI.

More information: EMPHYSIS project and press release

PARTNER - 'One patient, one team' approach for hospitals

PARTNER developed an architecture allowing different systems to communicate with each other, to enable the creation of a unified overview of a patient’s status (including at home). This assists collaboration within hospitals and reduces costs while offering greater freedom and comfort to patients.

More information: PARTNER project and press release

VMAP - Enhancing interoperability in virtual engineering workflows

VMAP created a vendor-neutral standard for Computer-Aided Engineering data storage and transfer to enhance interoperability in virtual engineering workflows, increasing innovation speed by 50% and reducing setup time for virtual process chains by 40%. The VMAP Standard Community will be established to further disseminate the VMAP Standard and its development.

More information: VMAP project and press release

ITEA congratulates the ITEA Award of Excellence winners for contributing to a better society in their own way!

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