Breaking New Ground Trough Research

Research and innovation play a key role in the company culture of emmtrix. In order to master the growing challenges within multicore programming today and in the future, emmtrix continuously develops its software tools with innovative ideas and will participate in future research projects. 

Have a look at the European and national research projects emmtrix has been involved so far.

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June 2020 – May 2023

Qualifiable Software Parallelization for Multicore Avionics Systems

Since June 2020, emmtrix Technologies has been part of a new research project called “Qualifiable Software Parallelization for Multicore Avionics Systems” (QSMA) as part of the German Aviation Research Programme (LUFO VI). Together with AbsInt and the Technical University Clausthal, emmtrix will develop a qualification kit for emmtrix Parallel Studio that allows qualification of the generated parallel C code according to DO-178C. In addition to that, the tools will be further developed to provide the required reporting and tracing capabilities for the development of avionic systems.

January 2020 – Q1 2022

Remote Configuration of Licensable-IP in FPGA Systems

In this 2-year research project from “Zentrale Innovationsprogramm Mittelstand” (ZIM), emmtrix is further improving their support for FPGA based systems. Together with WIBU Systems and the academic partners KIT and FZI, new solutions for securing and licensing of IP cores are developed. The goal of the project is to make the complex workflow of development and deployment of secure accelerators easier for the developers of such systems.

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This project has received funding from the ECSEL Joint Undertaking (JU) under grant agreement No 826276.
The JU receives support from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and France, Spain, Hungary, Italy, Germany.

July 2019 – June 2022

European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research & Innovation Project CPS4EU

Since July 1, 2019, emmtrix Technologies has been part of the European research and innovation project “Cyber Physical Systems for Europe” (CPS4EU). Within the project, the consortium that includes large European companies like Thales, Valeo, Leonardo and Trumpf, will tackle the challenges of designing and programming future cyber physical systems (CPS). emmtrix will focus on providing a toolchain that enables easy programming of CPSs starting from model-based design flows. Additionally, emmtrix will also work on defining an architecture description language (ADL) that bridges the gap between the integrated target platforms and the tools to program them.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 879405.

December 2019 – December 2021

EIC Accelerator (former SME instrument) programme

emmtrix benefits from the support of the European Union’s research and innovation programme Horizon 2020 EIC Accelerator. In the coming 24 months we will focus on the automotive market, in particular topics such as ADAS, LET-compliant software parallelization, and the safety-qualification of our tools. We very much appreciate the support we get from a network of experts and our project management at EASME (EU Executive Agency for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises).

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Junary 2016 – December 2018

EU-Project ARGO

emmtrix contributes to the European research project ARGO (WCET-Aware Parallelization of Model-Based Applications for Heterogeneous Parallel Systems). The goal of ARGO is to develop a toolchain which translates model-based Scilab/Xcos applications into multi-core optimized C code with guaranteed real-time constraints.

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November 2011 – March 2015

EU-Project ALMA

Within the framework of the EU project “Algorithm Parallelization for Multicore Architectures” (ALMA), Dr.-Ing. Timo Stripf, Michael Rückauer and Oliver Oey from the KIT Institute for Information Processing Technology (ITIV) developed with other scientists and in cooperation with industry partners an innovative programming environment which simplifies parallelization of multicore embedded systems. Based on the software tool developed in ALMA, they decided to start their own company. In 2015, the ALMA technology was commercialized by emmtrix Technology. The innovative interactive parallelization technology creates a parallel application directly from sequential MATLAB™ or Scilab code.

For more information on our research projects use our contact form or get directly in touch.

Rainer Heim