IoT for Smart Snow Plowing
|Coordinator||BRON Innovation AB|
|Funding from Vinnova||SEK 5 000 000|
|Project duration||January 2021 - April 2023|
|Venture||The strategic innovation programme for the Internet of Things|
|Call||IoT for innovative social benefits and a better life for everyone in a connected world|
Purpose and goal
In this project we intend to develop an IoT based solution to handle increased uncertainty and enable optimization of snow removal. To do this we will study and develop: 1. IoT based data collection: Develop solutions for data collection of snow and sn ow removal that enables planning and business development of snow removal in a municipality. 2. Analysis methods: Based on collected data, develop analysis methods. 3. Business development: Business development of snow removal in a small municipality and in a larger municipality to find a salable model for IoT based snow removal planning.
Expected results and effects
The goal is to develop IoT data collection, analysis and business development methods to enable optimization of snow removal for Swedish municipalities, and in the long run a solution that can be scaled up for on a global market. Effects of the project will also be increased IoT competence in companies and the public sector, new IoT-based products, new data-driven processes and increased ability for collaboration and interaction between academia, private companies and public actors.
Planned approach and implementation
The project is divided into 9 work packages, which focus on * Analysis of snow removal functions * Technical development of sensors for measuring snow depth and snow quality * Test (field testing of sensors) * Visualization and analysis of data * Evaluation, utilization and commercialization