paluno – The Ruhr Institute for Software Technology

Collaboration and International News

paluno collaborates with numerous national and international research institutions and industrial research centres in many research pro­jects, including:

  • 4C4learn (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, (BMBF), Corporate coaching for sustainable competence management in SMEs, total funding volume approx. 158,000 euros)
  • Advert (German Research Foundation (DFG), Concepts, Methods and Tools for Architecture- and Quality-centric Evolution of Long-living Software Systems, total funding volume approx. 259,000 euros)
  • Augment (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), augmented human-computer interfaces for designing living environments for elderly people, total funding volume approx. 116,000 euros)
  • AUTEM (German Research Foundation (DFG), Automated detection of modeling ­errors in business process models, total funding volume approx. 350,000 euros)
  • BESOS (EU FP7 STREP, Building Energy ­Decision Support Systems for Smart Cities, total funding volume approx. 2.9 M euros)
  • Bildungsgerechtigkeit im Fokus Teilprojekt 1.2/Focus on Educational Justice, Subproject 1.2 (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), total funding volume approx. 1.4 M euros)
  • Bildungsgerechtigkeit im Fokus Teilprojekt 2/Subproject 2 (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), expansion of blended-learning scenarios and their incorporation in the curriculum, total funding volume approx. 3.8 M euros)
  • ClouDAT (EU, Development of an Open-Source Cloud Data Analysis Tool, total funding volume approx. 860,000 euros)
  • CloudWave (EU FP7 IP, Agile Service Engineering for the Future Internet, total funding volume approx. 6.3 M euros)
  • CPS.HUB NRW (European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), Competence Center for Cyber Physical Systems, total funding volume approx. 4.3 M euros)
  • EC-SAFEMOBIL (EU FP7 STREP, Platform for the Deployment and Operation of EIT KIC InnoEnergy MrCySeMol, total funding volume approx. 1.3 M euros)
  • EmployID (EU FP7, Scalable & cost-effective facilitation of professional identity transformation in public employment services, total funding volume approx. 573,000 euros)
  • FIWARE (EU FP7 IP, Future Internet Core Platform, total funding volume approx. 40 M euros)
  • FIspace (EU FP7 IP, Future Internet Business Collaboration Networks in Agri-Food, Transport and Logistics, total funding volume approx. 13.5 M euros)
  • GAMBAS (EU FP7 STREP, Generic Adaptive Middleware for Behavior-driven Autonomous Services, total funding volume approx. 2.2 M euros)
  • GenEDA (German Research Foundation (DFG), Systematic Generation and Evaluation of Design Alternatives for Software Architectures, total funding volume approx. 356,000 euros)
  • Research Training Group (German Research Foundation (DFG), User-Centered Social Media, total funding volume approx. 5 M euros Heterogeneous Networked Cooperating Objects, total funding volume approx. 4.5 M euros)
  • Horizon 2020 SME Action Cyberwiz Cyber-Security Visualization and CAD-Tool for the Vulnerability Assessment of Critical Infrastructures (total funding volume approx. 1.6 M euros)
  • iObserve (German Research Foundation (DFG), Integrated Observation and Modeling Techniques to Support Adaptation and Evolution of Software Systems, total funding volume approx. 1.4 M euros)
  • KOPI (German Research Foundation (DFG), Consistency checks for product line models, total funding volume 280,000 euros)
  • LoFIP (ERDF/ZIEL.2, Logistic Future-Internet-Platform, total funding volume approx. 6.5 M euros)
  • MARTINA (European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), CreateMedia in Mobility and Logistics – Innovative Development in Logistics Training and Further Education in North Rhine-Westphalia, total funding volume approx. 800,000 euros)
  • Mirror (EU FP7, Reflective Learning at Work, total funding volume approx. 657,000 euros)
  • MOOCS (Mercur project, Educational and technological concepts for collaborative learning in massive open online courses, total funding volume approx. 83,000 euros)
  • NESSoS (EU FP7, Network of excellence on Engineering Secure Future Internet Software Services and Systems, total funding volume approx. 3.8 M euros)
  • OPTET (FP7 IP, OPerational Trustworthiness Enabling Technologies, total funding volume approx. 7.1 M euros)
  • Pflegebrille (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Smart glasses to support professional and informal carers, total funding volume approx. 585,000 euros)
  • PLANET (EU FP7 Integrated Project, Platform for the Deployment and Operation of Heterogeneous Networked Cooperating Objects, total funding volume approx. 4.9 M euros)
  • ProWAAL (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Training in Ambient Assisted Living, total funding volume approx. 413,000 euros)
  • Sim4BGM (Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Simulation for occupational health management, total funding volume approx. 180,000 euros)
  • SMARTKYE (EU FP7 STREP, Smart Grid Key Neighborhood Indicator Cockpit, total funding volume approx. 2 M euros)
  • SMART-ACTION (EU FP7 CA, SMART-ACTION, total funding volume approx. 750,000 euros)
  • SPES XTCore (Federal Ministry of Education and Research, (BMBF), Software Platform Embedded Systems 2020 XTCore, total funding volume approx. 14.8 M euros)
  • Symphony (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), total funding volume approx. 1.7 M euros)

International recognition of paluno is reflected among other things in its role in the scientific management and organization of internationally respected conferences, such as:

  • SOFSEM 2014 (40th International Conference on Current Trends in Theory and Practice of Computer Science, High Tatras, Slovenia, 25-30 January 2014)
  • SEI 2014 (Software Engineering Ideen 2014, Kiel, Germany, 25-28 February 2014)
  • Multi-Conference Business Information Systems 2014 (sub-conference “Adoption, use and success of artifacts in business computer science”, Paderborn, 26-28 February 2014)
  • BIS 2014 17th International Conference on Business Information Systems, Larnaca, Cyprus, 22-23 May 2014)
  • ICSE 2014/RCoSE (1st International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering, Hyderabad, India, 3 June 2015)
  • WETICE 2014 (IEEE 23rd International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises 2014, Parma, ­Italy, 23-25 June 2014)
  • ICWE 2014 (International Conference on Web Engineering, Toulouse, France, 1-4 July 2014)
  • SESoS 2014 (2nd International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems, Vienna, Austria, 26 August 2014)
  • ECSA 2014 (8th European Conference on Software Architecture, Vienna, Austria, 25-29 August 2014)
  • SEAA 2014 (40th Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, Verona, Italy, 27-29 August 2014)
  • ICSME2014 (30th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance and Evolution – Industry Track, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 28 September – 3 October 2014)
  • VaMoS 8thInternational Workshop on Variability Modeling of Software-intensive Systems, 2014
  • SWQD2015 (Software Quality Days 2015, Vienna, Austria, 20-23 January 2015)
  • IEEE Mobile Cloud 2015 (The 3rd IEEE International Conference on Mobile Cloud Computing, Services and Engineering, San Francisco, USA, 30 March – 3 April 2015)
  • SESoS 2015 (3rd International Workshop on Software Engineering for Systems-of-Systems, Florence, Italy, 17 May 2015)
  • ICSE 2015/SEIP (Software Engineering in Practice, track of the 36th International ­Conference on Software Engineering, Florence, Italy, 16-25 May 2015)
  • ICSE 2015/RCoSE (2nd International Workshop on Rapid Continuous Software Engineering, track of the 36th International ­Conference on Software Engineering, Florence, Italy, 23 May 2015)
  • WETICE 2015 (The 24th IEEE International Conference on Enabling Technologies: Infrastructure for Collaborative Enterprises, Larnaca, Cyprus, 15-17 June 2015)
  • ICWE 2015 (15th International Conference on Web Engineering, Rotterdam, The Netherlands 23-26 June 2015)
  • BIS 2015 (18th International Conference on Business Information Systems, Poznań, Poland, 24-26 June 2015)
  • SEAA 2015 (41st Euromicro Conference on Software Engineering and Advanced Applications, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, 26-28 August 2015)
  • ECSA 2015/VAQUITA (1st Workshop on Variability for Qualities in Software Architecture, Dubrovnik/Cavtat, Croatia, 7 September 2015)
  • ECSA 2015 (9th European Conference on Software Architecture, Dubrovnik/Cavtat, Croatia, 7-11 September 2015)
  • BIGDSE (International Workshop on BIG Data Software Engineering) at the International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE), 2015