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(Ultra)Sound Interfaces and Low Energy iNtegrated SEnsors

Objective

The SILENSE project will focus on using smart acoustic technologies and ultrasound in particular for Human Machine- and Machine to Machine Interfaces. Acoustic technologies have the main advantage of a much simpler, smaller, cheaper and easier to integrate transducer. The ambition of this project is to develop and improve acoustic technologies beyond state-of-the-art and extend its application beyond the mobile domain to Smart Home & Buildings and Automotive domains.
In this project, it will be proven that acoustics can be used as a touchless activation and control mechanism, by improvement or development of different smart acoustic technology blocks (hardware, software and system level) and integrate these blocks at system level.

At technology level, the SILENSE project will:
- Adapt and improve cost, performance, directivity and power consumption of (MEMS) acoustic transducers (incl. testing and qualification)
- Heterogeneously integrate arrays of acoustic transducers with other electronics, using advanced (3D) packaging concepts
- Develop smart algorithms for acoustical sensing, localization and communication
- Combine voice and gesture control by means of the same transducer(s)

At application level the SILENSE project will:
- Apply acoustical sensing for touchless activation/control of mobile devices, wearables and, more in general, IoT nodes.

The project links to Smart Systems Integration (B4), and refers also to application application-related topics, such as Smart Mobility and Smart Society. The application scope of the developed technologies is broader and comprises more societal domains, such as smart home/buildings, smart factories (i.e. Smart Production) and even Smart Health. Furthermore, a clear cross reference with Semiconductor Process, Equipment and Materials (B1) is established in view of the heterogeneous integration of technology blocks. Conventional silicon technologies will be combined with printed (flexible, large area electronics).

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NXP SEMICONDUCTORS BELGIUM NV
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€ 1 570 312,50

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INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELECTRONICA CENTRUM
Belgium
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€ 976 841,25
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Kapeldreef 75
3001 Leuven

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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Vlaams-Brabant Arr. Leuven
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€ 1 814 133,75
VERHAERT NEW PRODUCTS & SERVICES NV
Belgium
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€ 214 676,25
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Hogenakkerhoekstraat 21
9150 Kruibeke

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Vlaams Gewest Prov. Oost-Vlaanderen Arr. Sint-Niklaas
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Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 500 911,25
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS NETHERLANDS BV
Netherlands
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€ 787 500,00
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High Tech Campus 60
5656AG Eindhoven

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Noord-Brabant Zuidoost-Noord-Brabant
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€ 2 362 500,00
SOLMATES BV
Netherlands
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€ 211 462,50
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Auke Vleerstraat 3
7521 PE Enschede

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Oost-Nederland Overijssel Twente
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€ 493 412,50
SYNOPSYS NETHERLANDS BV
Netherlands
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€ 458 312,50
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High Tech Campus 41
5656 AE Eindhoven

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€ 1 374 937,50
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€ 364 259,88
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Anna Van Buerenplein 1
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€ 676 482,62
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITEIT DELFT
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€ 127 058,75
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Stevinweg 1
2628 CN Delft

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€ 235 966,25
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€ 184 933,88
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Groene Loper 3
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€ 343 448,62
NXP SEMICONDUCTORS FRANCE
France
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€ 424 725,00
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€ 1 274 175,00
COVENTOR SARL
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€ 342 984,38
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€ 800 296,87
COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES
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€ 182 590,93
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Rue Leblanc 25
75015 Paris 15

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€ 339 097,43
INSTITUT MINES-TELECOM
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€ 359 160,81
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19 Place Marguerite Perey
91120 Palaiseau

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€ 667 012,94
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG
Germany
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€ 494 229,06
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Am Campeon 1-15
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€ 1 482 687,19
GESTIGON GMBH
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€ 129 062,50
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€ 464 375,00
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BCB Informatica y Control S.L.
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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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€ 175 175,00
GRUPO ANTOLIN-INGENIERIA SA
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€ 297 675,00
LABORATORIOS ALPHA SAN IGNACIO PHARMA S.L. - ALPHASIP

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Spain
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€ 65 619,67
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€ 153 112,56
INSTITUT MIKROELEKTRONICKYCH APLIKACI SRO
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€ 108 750,00
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Na Valentince 1003/1 Smichov
150 00 Praha 5

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€ 253 750,00
VYSOKE UCENI TECHNICKE V BRNE
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€ 212 450,00
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Antoninska 548/1
601 90 Brno Stred

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€ 394 550,00
USTAV TEORIE INFORMACE A AUTOMATIZACE AV CR VVI
Czechia
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€ 171 062,50
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€ 317 687,50
STIFTELSEN SINTEF

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Norway
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€ 243 750,00
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Akersgata 32
0180 Oslo

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€ 568 750,00
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH
Germany
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Vahrenwalder Strasse 9
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SINTEF AS
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€ 386 788,65
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Strindvegen 4
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€ 718 321,79
SPEEDO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
United Kingdom
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€ 34 381,88
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8 Manchester Square
W1U 3PH London

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€ 103 145,62
ALTERIA AUTOMATION SL
Spain
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€ 66 755,30
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Crta Fuencarral 44 Campus Tribeca Edificio 7 Oficina 48
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Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
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Non-EU contribution
€ 155 762,35