Projects

Success stories from the ruhrvalley

Status
Mobility
Digitalization
Energy

"FH-Impuls" ruhrvalley

ruhrvalley is the beginning of the transdisciplinary and cross-sectoral centre of excellence for...

COMPRESS

Condition Monitoring for predictive maintenance adapted to geothermal electric submersible pumps

KLS

Sensors for above and/or underground monitoring of, for example, storage facilities or waste...

GeoSmaGriR Geomechanical integrity of heat stores in mines

Numerical simulations to predict the geomechanical behavior of the subsurface in heat storage in...

RS1 Mobil

The fusion of car and bicycle revolutionises transportation over short and middle distances in...

EMEL: Energy Management in Metropolitan eMobility-Charging Infrastructures

The extensive use of electric vehicles in metropolitan regions faces the same dilemma as electric...

Secure eMobility (SecMobil)

The goal of this research project is to create—in cooperation with other research partners—a ...

LiModPress: Modular Lithium-Ion Battery System Based on the Hydraulic Compression of Single Cells

Development of a working prototype of a modular lithium-ion battery system based on the hydraulic...

LOUISE

Demographic change, diesel bans on German roads and the growing digitalisation in all areas have...

ZIM ORC

ZIM ORC is developing a small power plant for the production of electricity, heating and cooling...
Test station for high-pressure electrolyser

HyPresPEM

An electrolyser test station facilitates long-term analysis of developments in the field of...
Scanning electron microscope image of Pt/CNF catalyst

LOCOPEM

Nanomaterials increase the performance of catalyst layers in fuel cell systems

SENSE: semantic, interoperable Smart Home

Current smart home products and components interact mostly in a limited way within specified...

SyncFueL

In future, self-produced energy should be available at remote charging stations. Regional...

SiME: System Innovation for Mobility and Energy in the Metropolis

Develop a holistic approach to a viable future energy and mobility system, using the Ruhr...

GeoMTES

Development of a technically and economically feasible thermal storage concept for the use of...

Management Project: ruhrvalley Management Office

The Management Office is the joint, cross-university institution that organises the integrative...

SolarBuggy

Solar-powered. Self-sufficient. Powerful. A real electric off-road vehicle, built by students.

GeoSmaGriR – Software Platform

Schematic structure of a vanadium redox flow battery

VARZELL

Vanadium redox flow batteries are recyclable, environmentally friendly, and extremely durable....

Internet-Analyse-System (IAS)

“The network is the computer,” says an advertising slogan from SUN. As if to prove the truth of...

NetLab: Networked Development and Testing Laboratory

Developing a decentralised test and development system for complex technological systems
The nanostructured Si-Ir nanoparticles

LIKELY

New catalysts lower the cost of energy storage using hydrogen production

VOMPELS

The transformation of the energy sector into an energy industry based on renewable energy sources...

Guided Autonomic Building

Guided Autonomic Building addresses the collaborative development of intelligent autonomous...
Schematically improved electrode configuration

IT-PEM

Developing low-cost electrode systems based on improved iridium-titanium oxide catalyst layers to...

BOmobil

A vehicle project mobilises entrepreneurism in electromobility and creates new, innovative jobs...

Guided Autonomous Locations

Guided AL addresses the development of a web based smart service platform for autonomous,...

EDEMA

Get the dishes done or the clothes washed when electricity is cheapest? Combined heat and power...

SURE

Novel Productivity Enhancement Concept for a Sustainable Utilization of a Geothermal Resource

BOdrive

An impulse for the region and beyond… The development and construction of a decentralised...

GeoFuelCells

In a joint research project called “Energy Self-Sufficient Borehole Sensor Technology Powered...

Solarcar

Since 1999, students from Bochum University of Applied Sciences develop solar cars, which are...
modular PEM electrolytic stack

MoDePEM

Validating a new type of modular electrolyser system for the production of hydrogen using...

ZIM Digital Road

ZIM digital road develops high-performance sensor technology with cloud-based real-time data...

HT-MoDe-FC

The development of a modular test system makes possible the reproducible and standardised...
Computer graphic of the newly developed high-pressure PEM electrolysis stack

PRETZEL

Developing polymer electrolyte membrane electrolysis into a key technology for the storage of...

GeoSmaGriR: Smart Solar Geothermal Energy Grid Ruhr

Flexible and decentralised feed of solar and geother­mal heat into heat networks using existing...

AMALTHEA4public

The AMALTHEA4public project—funded through the European ITEA2 programme—works on software...

Internet-Kennzahlen-System (IKS)

Electrolyser test station, in container design

HYDRA15

A new technological approach will be subjected to long-term studies in a pilot plant created for...
Scanning electron microscope photo of platin nanoparticles on functionalised carbon nanofibers, coated using pulse plating.

HyPresMEA

Developing low-cost, durable, and improved membrane electrode assemblies for PEM fuel cells and...