Kidsam: Knowledge and information sharing in collaborative projects

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Coordinator CHALMERS TEKNISKA HÖGSKOLA AKTIEBOLAG - Industri- och materialvetenskap
Funding from Vinnova SEK 3 756 000
Project duration November 2018 - November 2021
Status Ongoing
Venture Collaboration projects in cybersecurity and digital infrastructure
Call Cybersecurity and reliability - Collaborative projects 2018

Purpose and goal

The project´s goal is to demonstrate methods for enabling secure digital collaboration for customised knowledge sharing in an extended supplychain. In line with increased digitalisation and new ways of working in global organisations and supply chains, new demands emerge regarding how customer and supplier interact. This project aims at creating a greater understanding of the industry´s need to run collaborative projects where people play a key role in knowledge creation and problem solving.

Expected results and effects

After a completed project there will be a clear vision of which security aspects that exists and how these can be balanced and mitigated regarding industrial needs such as: 1) Digitalisation of effective working methods focusing on the task not in administration, 2) Safe data management, Storage (in the background without disturbing the work) over time in a legally valid manner, and 3) The ability to collaboratively and proactively safely integrate advanced and situational knowledge from multiple sources between parties without compromising on either 1) or 2).

Planned approach and implementation

Two industrial usecases will be studied. The first case relates to preventive maintenance, which is a low-intensity and continuous collaboration that occurs during several years or as long as the production equipment is used. The second example illustrates shorter development projects in which decisions should be made and where traceability, transparency and clarity in these decisions can affect the products lifecycle. The consortium involves Chalmers, AB Volvo and Flexlink. Yolean is responsible for developing the project demonstrators.

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