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Project partners

Virladee project partners

University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark

The section SDU Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation (TEI) conducts research and education within various phases of the innovation process, and it extends the traditional view by considering the boundary-crossing and interdisciplinary nature of innovation from engineering to business. Focus is on general engineering and how to generate innovative products and production of the future and on developing and demonstrating technical engineering solutions in combination with comprehensive business models.


Outputs 2 and 4. Active participation in outputs 1 and 3.


  • Innovation lab
  • AR/VR lab
  • Simulation lab

Contact persons

SDU Technology Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Department of Technology and Innovation

Fei Yu

Associate professor in product development and prototyping, project lead at SDU-TEI
Project focus: Project management and development of virtual labs and framework.

Kari Kleine

Assistant professor in knowledge and technology transfer
Project focus: Educational and pedagogical implications of the Virladee project, primarily from a research and practice perspective.


Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech), Estonia

TalTech's Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (DMIE) deals with product development, production engineering, industrial engineering and management, transportation engineering and logistics, materials science, metal processing and technology of other engineering materials. Focus is on digital manufacturing, optimal design of composite and functional materials structures, products and manufacturing processes, manufacturing systems proactivity and production monitoring and optimisation. 


Output 1. Active participation in outputs 2, 3 and 4.


  • Industrial VR and AR lab (IVAR)
  • Protolab
  • Re:creation lab

Contact persons

Dr Vladimir Kuts

Researcher, project lead, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Simone Luca Pizzagalli

PhD student
Project focus: Activities related to the analysis of real-world laboratories and courses, formalisation of virtual course use cases, interaction methods and interfaces for virtual laboratories activities and teaching,


Consiglio Nazionale Delle Ricerche – STIIMA (CNR-STIIMA), Italy

CNR-STIIMA is a promoter of industrial innovation and performs strategic activities of scientific research and technological development for the competitiveness and sustainability of Italian and European manufacturing industries. CNR-STIIMA will provide their competences within modelling of labs and manufacturing systems that is based on the Virtual Framework project, in which the first kernel of an integrated modelling framework for manufacturing has been conceived, developed and tested and that has been further developed and extended to other projects.


Output 3, active participation in outputs 1 and 4.


  • De-manufacturing pilot plant
  • Personal robotics for manufacturing lab
  • Intelligent industrial robotics for manufacturing lab
  • Micro-robotics and micro-manufacturing lab
  • Controls (shop floor) lab
  • AR/VR lab

Contact persons

Dr. Walter Terkaj

Project lead, Istituto di Sistemi e Tecnologie Industriali Intelligenti per il Manifatturiero Avanzato

Dr. Elena Pessot

Istituto di Sistemi e Tecnologie Industriali Intelligenti per il Manifatturiero Avanzato

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Last Updated 11.11.2021