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NetLab: Networked Development and Testing Laboratory

Developing a decentralised test and development system for complex technological systems

The project seeks to generate a system solution for digitalisation and site-independent use of test systems and implement it as a prototype. The aim is to link in real time system simulation and test management, as well as test vehicles and test facilities, primarily via the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), based on the case of the electric drive train. The emphasis lies on the IT infrastructure needed to implement a secure and real time-capable linking of the test facilities.

This puts enterprises into the position to cooperatively create entire development chains and to put site independent development and test services on the market. The technology demonstrator for the decentralised test and diagnostics laboratory is being developed for electric vehicle drive trains and NetLab will contribute to create viable solutions for electromobility.

What makes this project especial?

For the first time, highly specialised SMEs will have the capability to cooperatively present system expertise, which up until now was only covered by OEM.

Project begin: 01 May, 2017

Participating ruhrvalley partners

Institute for the Digital Transformation of Application and Living Domains



Auktora GmbH is a technology company specialising in the field of electromobility. It is an independent development and...


XignSYS GmbH

XignSys is a producer and service provider of authentication processes and digital signatures. It is a technology start-up from...

Westfälische Hochschule

Research creates the future. Whether new energy supply concepts, internet safety, intelligent mechatronic systems or new...

Hochschule Bochum

For us, teaching and research are inconceivable without the aspect of sustainability. As the biggest university of applied...


Electric Vehicle Institute

Electromobility offers numerous opportunities for company start-ups. The Electric Vehicle Institute’s mission is to inspire...


Voltavision GmbH

In Voltavision’s development and test centre, we test high-voltage batteries and inverters for automotive and industrial...


Keysight Technologies Deutschland GmbH | Scienlab Test Solutions

The name Scienlab stands for a highly specialised technology company in Bochum (Germany). Scienlab offers customised test...

University of Applied Sciences Dortmund

We are a university of applied sciences and arts with deep roots and commitments in the region, but with an international focus...


Institute for Internet Security

The Institute for Internet Security - if(is) is an innovative, independent, scientific facility of the Westphalian University...

Information on funding and further project participants

Funding code: 13FH0I21IA, 13FH0I22IA, 13FH0I23IA

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