As an expert provider of Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) testing and simulation solutions, Typhoon HIL offers support on a wide range of funded research projects. From power electronics, e-Mobility, renewable energy systems, and microgrids – Typhoon HIL is here to assist your research institution, corporate R&D division, or government agency with HIL testing, verifying, and validation needs.
Partner with Typhoon HIL on your funded research project to:
- Leverage our ultra high-fidelity HIL hardware and software simulation environment
- Collaborate with your research teams by offering technical expertise, guidance, and consultation
- Gain support in developing replicable and modular models of your state-of-the-art technologies
- Conduct virtual experiments and evaluate the performance of new technologies, control strategies, and system configurations
- Explore a wide range of scenarios, assess system behavior under different conditions, and optimize your research outcomes
- Validate and verify your research findings and ensure accuracy and reliability
- Build confidence in the research outcomes and support their wider acceptance within the academic and industrial communities
Typhoon HIL is here to support your research mission by collaborating, contributing, and providing valuable insights to your funded research project. Coupled with our extensive network and industry connections we can help your research team showcase their work, disseminate research outcomes, and foster collaborations with other stakeholders in the field.
Speak to a funded research consultant today to discuss your project objectives, funding arrangements, and the nature of your collaboration possibilities.
The CREATORS project will support technical, financial and social processes that support local initiators to establish and operate advanced community energy systems (CES) by creating technical and knowledge capacity for high-quality simulation, business modelling and automated operations.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 957815.
Creation of digital twins of pilot sites to enable rapid verification, validation and demonstration of technical and financial use cases that support establishing and operating advanced CES (Community Energy Systems).
Microgrids, Test Automation, MBSE
Cordeel, BE (CORD – AECOO, Coordinator)
Turbulent, BE (TUR – OEM)
i.LECO, BE (iLECO- ESCO)
BAX INNOVATION CONSULTING SL, ES (BAX – Cons), R2M SOLUTION SPAIN SL, ES (R2M– Cons), COMSA INSTALACIONES Y SISTEMAS INDUSTRIALES SA, ES (COMSA– AECOO), AUTORITAT PORTUARIA DE BARCELONA, ES (PCB – Port), MITTETULUNDUSUHING TARTU REGIOONI ENERGIAAGENTUUR, EST (TREA – Pub), TARTU LINN, EST (TARTU – Pub), INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN, SI (JSI – Aca), ACRONI PODJETJE ZA PROIZVODNJO JEKLA IN JEKLENIH IZDELKOV DOO, SI (ACRONI – Heavy Ind), ELEKTRO GORENJSKA PODJETJE ZA DISTRIBUCIJO ELEKTRICNE ENERGIJE DD, SI (EG – DSO), BLAGOVNO TRGOVINSKI CENTER DD, SI (BTC – Mall), ep group, UK (EPRO – Cons).
PANDA seeks to provide a unified organization of digital models to seamlessly integrate virtual and real testing of all types of electrified vehicles and their components.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 842256.
Providing the real-time hardware in the loop testing environment (HiL-ECU) that can support real-time testing of full electrical vehicle models of electric, plug-in hybrid, and hybrid vehicles.
Universite de Lille, FR, (Coordinator), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, BE, VALEO Equipements Electriques Moteur SAS, FR, TUV Sud, GE, Universitatea Technica Clujnapoca, RO, Typhoon HIL, SR, SIEMENS Industry Software SRL, RO, Uniresearch, NL, Blueways International, BE, Renault, RO, UBFC, FR.
HYBRIS seeks to optimize advanced hybrid systems as high performance, cost-effective, and environmentally-friendly solutions for microgrid applications.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 963652.
Digital verification and validation of the Hybrid Energy Storage System (HESS) control algorithms to support optimal sizing studies and techno-economic analysis
Energy Storage Systems, Microgrids
IDP, ES (IDP – Cons, Coordinator), ITAE-CNR, IT (CNR- Aca), i.LECO, BE (iLECO- ESCO), CEA, FR (CEA- Aca), Toshiba Transmission & Distribution, IT (TOS- OEM), Solidarity and Energy, IT (SAE- ESCO), Lomartov, ES (LOM- Cons), Powerup, FR (PWP- TEST); IREC, ES (IREC- Pub), COMET, ES (COMET- Cons0, HESStec, ES (HESStec- INT), Kemiwatt, FR (KEMI- OEM), Quares, BE (QUARES- Real Estate)
The principal goal of the InnoCyPES ITN is to train a new generation of 15 high-achieving early stage researchers (ESRs) to develop a cutting-edge system management platform that covers the entire lifecycle of data for energy system planning, operation, and maintenance, based on an understanding of the energy system as a cyber-physical system.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 956433.
Hosting an early-stage researcher to develop the capacity to perform cyber-physical Digital Twin testing of the full power grid, including the data and communication layers, using both HIL test equipment and cloud-based signals.
Academic, Distribution Automation
Technical University of Denmark (DTU), DK, Electricite de France (EDF), FR, University of Salento (UNILE), IT, University of Utrecht (UU), NL, Delft University of Technology (TUD), NL, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), NO, Imperial College of London (ICL), UK, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), AT, Dansk Energi (DE), DK, University of New South Wales (UNSW), AU, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE), DK, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), AU, Equinor Energy (EQN), NO, Phase to Phase (Ph2Ph), NL, DEPSYS (DEP), SW, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), SW, Insituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores – Investigacao e Desenvolvimento(INESC-ID), PT, NARI Technology (NARI), CN, SIEMENS, DK, Orsted Wind Power (Orsted), DK
The project developed a fully-integrated, interoperable and secure DR Management Platform for Aggregators with advanced hybrid forecasting, optimization, fast-response capabilities and enhanced user participation components. Moreover, the platform was developed in a standard-compliant (Open ADR) and market-regulated (USEF) manner.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under Grant Agreement No 774431.
Creation of digital twins of 5 pilot sites, digital twin emulators and test automation and to enable rapid verification, validation and demonstration of DR Management Platform for Aggregators.
Microgrids, Test Automation, MBSE, digital twinning
R2M SOLUTION SPAIN SL, ES (R2M – Cons, Coordinator), Cardiff University, UK (CU – Aca), SCHOLT ENERGY CONTROL BV, NL (SCH – DSO, BRP), AIRBUS CYBERSECURITY SAS, FR (AIRBUS – Aerospace), COMSA INSTALACIONES Y SISTEMAS INDUSTRIALES SA, ES (COMSA– AECOO), ENERVALIS, BE (ENER – ESCO), CEA – COMMISSARIAT A L ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES , FR (CEA- Aca);, i.LECO, BE (iLECO- ESCO), BLAENAU GWENT COUNTY BOROUGH COUNCIL, SI (ACRONI–Heavy ind.)
Energetic seeks to develop a next generation BMS using a hybrid of multiple AI and physics-based models to optimize battery utilization in the first (transportation) and second life (stationary). The project will use enhanced sensing technologies, cloud and edge control integration, and investigate explainable AI models as methods to achieve this.
Typhoon HIL is leading real-time testing activities of the developed Smart Digital Twin BMS software both prior to and after its subsequent integration in the BMS hardware. This will be performed at Typhoon HIL’s headquarters in Novi Sad, Serbia using state of the art BMS control-testing equipment.
e-Mobility, BMS, grid modernization
INSA-Strasbourg (FR, Coordinator), Université du Luxembourg (LU), Université Bourgogne Franche-Comté – UBFC (FR), Femto-st (FR), TalTech (EE), EDF (FR), PowerUp (FR), Capgemini Engineering – Altran (FR), Hochschule Karlsruhe (DE), Forsee Power (FR), Zabala Innovation (FR), Coventry University (UK), University of Bath (UK)
Develop novel multiport (DC + AC) converters and develop and advanced controls for medium voltage and low voltage grids to allow for a smooth penetration of multiple renewable energy sources, energy storage systems, and loads.
Typhoon HIL is providing academic partners access to its TyphoonSim software as well as managing joint access to a hardware-in-the-loop testbed hosted in Novi Sad, Serbia for the purposes of supporting Model-in-the-loop and Control-hardware-in-the-loop tests considering low and medium voltage grids.
UPC-CITCEA (ES, Coordinator), Chalmers University of Technology (SE), Università degli Studi di Padova (IT), IREC (ES), Infrastructures.cat (ES), Estabanell Energia (ES)
The Importance of Collaboration
It’s important to work with industry, to interact with industry. We have the connection in the cloud, and it’s given a lot of opportunity and it shows that it is the basis of future collaboration. What is important: is we cannot work alone.