The research profile of MRG is based on four expertise areas in the context of complex machine systems: Modelling and simulation, Verication, Testing, Piloting; Design and Analysis; and Knowledge-based Data Analytics & Application of AI Methods. The main research areas are

Aircraft Systems,

Autonomous Robotics,

Reliability and Maintenance; and

Manufacturing Systems


Current Projects:

  • DIG IT (EU),   A Human-centred Internet of Things Platform for the Sustainable Digital Mine ofthe Future
  • Robominers (EU),  Resilient Bio-inspired Modular Robotic Miners
  • Unexup (EIT),  Unexmin-robot upscaling
  • DIGITbrain (EU),  Digital twins bringing agility and innovation to manufacturing SMEs, by empowering a network of DIHs with an integrated digital platform that enables Manufacturing as a Service (MaaS)
  • SMARAGDI (BF),  High-Temperature Superconducting (HTS) magnets
  • SNOBI (BF) Systematic Development of Novel Business Models

In addition several company collaboration projects.

Past Projects:

Main International Partners

•Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, UPM (Technical University of Madrid), Spain
•Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
•INESC TEC Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores doPorto (Institute for 51. Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto), Portugal
•University of Miskolc, Hungary
•University of Leoben, AUstria
•RWTH Aachen, Germany
•La Palma Research Centre, Spain
•University of La Laguna, Spain
•The Geological Survey of Slovenia
•Aragon Institute of Technology (ITAINNOVA), Spain
•Aarhus University, Denmark
•University of Girona, Spain

Industrial collaboration

Our research group is active in industrial collaboration. Annually we work with about 30 different companies in Finland and internationally.