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Waternomics Results and Impact


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A presentation of the main results and impacts of the waternomics project during its series of final events. This presentation is given by Dr. Wassim Derguech at a research seminar at the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at NUIG on 27/01/2017

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Waternomics Results and Impact

  1. 1. @WATERNOMICS_EU Project co-funded by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Program (Grant Agreement No. 619660) RESULTS AND IMPACT WASSIM DERGUECH Research Seminar - 27/01/2017 Galway, Ireland
  2. 2. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu2 WATERNOMICS TEAM FROM INSIGHT@NUIG 2 Dr. Edward Curry Dr. Souleiman Hasan Dr. Umair ul Hassan Asra Aslam Shyam C. J. Dr. Wassim Derguech Dr. Viktoriya Degeler Willem Fabritius
  3. 3. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu3 EVERYTHING IS BECOMING SMART 3 Everything can be sensed and measured Everything is connected: people, systems, objects, etc. Decision support systems can analyze, optimize, predict, etc. Adapted from Cameron Brooks, Lets Build a Smarter Planet: IBM Smarter Water Management, Water Resources Conference, 2010
  4. 4. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu4 SMART SYSTEMS FOR EVERYTHING 4 SMART Water SMART Transport SMART Energy Water Energy Chemicals Public Transport Traffic Energy Energy Grid Sources of Energy Smart Homes CO2 CO2 Apply ICT for monitoring, analysis, prediction, quality control, … Adapted from Cameron Brooks, Lets Build a Smarter Planet: IBM Smarter Water Management, Water Resources Conference, 2010
  5. 5. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu5 THE GLOBAL WATER CHALLENGE Water resources are under stress because of: • Climate change • Urbanisation • Increased world population • Resource demand • Water Scarcity • Need for resource security & supply The question: How can ICT help in securing access to sufficient and safe water? 5
  6. 6. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu6 ▶ Type of project: Collaborative project ▶ Project start date: February 2014 ▶ Duration: 36 months ▶ Effort: 416 PM ▶ Budget: €4.287M ▶ Max EC contribution: €2.905M ▶ Consortium: 9 partners ▶ Countries: 4 ▶ SMEs: 4 ▶ Pilots: 4 ABOUT WATERNOMICS
  7. 7. 7 Thermi, Greece Domestic Users and Utility providers Linate Airport, Milan, Italy Corporate Users NUIG, CnaC, Galway, Ireland Public Users Simple UI Open/Linked Data Internet of Things Data Analytics Gamification ImpactKey Technologies Pilots Saving Energy & Water Reducing CO2 Emission Increasing awareness Building Eco Friendly behaviour
  8. 8. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu8 WIDE VARIETY OF END-USERS Corporate staff Teachers School Kids University Staff University Students Leisure, Business Travellers FamiliesDomestic Environment Corporate Environment Public Environment Adults, Young Adults and Children
  9. 9. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu9 WIDE VARIETY OF END-USERS Domestic Environment Corporate Environment Public Environment The “standards-based approach ensure the repeatibility of the results in different environments
  10. 10. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu10 METHODOLOGY PHASES
  11. 11. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu11 MANAGEMENT TOOL The “homepage” for the Waternomics Methodology “Trello Board” for the NUIG pilot activity. The screen is split up into five columns corresponding to the Waternomics methodology phases and activities within them. A sixth column captures associated research tasks and activities of interest to the working group.
  12. 12. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu12 4 Pilot Measurement Frameworks 5 Phase Methodology HIGHLIGHTS (METHODOLOGY)
  13. 13. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu13 IMPACT • Define a standard based method to implement a WMS • Ensure the repeatability of the results • Provide a set of tools and references to help implement the methodology • Methodology is customizable to the needs of different end users
  14. 14. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu14 OVERALL ARCHITECTURE
  15. 15. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu15 Pilot Control at 2/4 Pilot Sites 43 Sensors HIGHLIGHTS (HARDWARE) 2 Sensor Prototypes
  16. 16. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu16 OVERALL ARCHITECTURE
  17. 17. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu17 LINKED WATER DATASPACE • A dataspace as one stop shop for all data • Easy integration of new data sources • Reduced data integration costs • Pay As You Go data management • Use of standards and Open Data Key Benefits Key Technologies • Lambda Architecture • Semantic Web • Linked Data • Real-time data ingestion • Historical data integration • Open Data
  18. 18. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu18 LINKED WATER DATASPACE The Waternomics dataspace is designed to scale and deal with big data through the use of Druid, Kafka, Spark, etc. Technology used by big data companies
  19. 19. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu19 WKAN AS A DATA CATALOG Powered by • single search & browse interface for data sources, datasets, entities, and open data related to Waternomics Project • metadata available through API in standard web format
  20. 20. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu20 OPENCUBE AS WATER DATA EXPLORER • Search & browse entities and aggregates • Make entity metadata and aggregate data available as Linked Data
  21. 21. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu21 OVERALL ARCHITECTURE
  22. 22. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu22 HIGHLIGHTS (APPLICATIONS) 22
  23. 23. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu23 20+ Water Applications 28 Datasets 10+ Support Services and Libraries HIGHLIGHTS (APPLICATIONS)
  24. 24. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu24 IMPACT • One dataspace for all apps • Various stakeholders • Open Source for most of the apps • Adaptable Apps using state-of-the art technologies • Applications Market place • Various scientific publications
  25. 25. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu25 Project results ECONOMIC IMPACT VTEC spin off company iSENSIT IoT platform Methodology + marketplace Post-project exploitation ULTRA4 + R2M new value proposition VTEC + BMC new business with Simaxx Smart Building platformSensors + apps Waternomics platform SEA plans to expand to Malpensa airport
  26. 26. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu26 DISSEMINATION HIGHLIGHTS 26 Engaging business • Boot and presentation at ECOMONDO • Boot and demo at Domotica fair • Collaborations with Brabant Water, Pellikaan Simaxx, Rooi Pannen & Arkema Engaging Scientific community • Presentations at conferences (IWRA, IAHR, CCWI, BIC, EUW…) • Twenty-one papers published Engaging General public • >9.5000 visitors Waternomics website • >630 followers twitter • >6.000 views Slideshare Engaging Policy makers • Meeting EU representatives at ICT2015 • Engaging in ICT4Water cluster meetings • Demo at smartest house in Netherlands
  27. 27. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu27 FINAL EVENTS UX Design Workshop • Location: Insight@NUIG, Galway, Ireland • Date: 26/01/2017 • Attendees: 20 • Theme: Design Thinking FINAL EVENT • Location: Engineering Building, NUIG, Galway, Ireland • Date: 31/01/2017 • Expected number of attendees: 30 • Theme: Share results and impact of the Waternomics project Research Seminar • Location: Insight@NUIG, Galway, Ireland • Date: 27/01/2017 • Attendees: 50 • Theme: Waternomics results and impact
  28. 28. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu28 @waternomics_eu
  29. 29. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu29 This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 619660. @waternomics_eu This project is member of and