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Innovative Technology and Science Ltd

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Research and Development Projects

Over the years, InnoTecUK has participated in over 30 multi-disciplinary, cross functional, collaborative European and National Research projects with notable success. Our research has primarily focussed on automation and optimisation of NDT techniques for quality inspection, image processing, signal processing, data management and communication systems.

Some key research projects are listed below.

Project Name Project Type Description Status
TidalSense FP7-SME-2010 Condition Monitoring System for Tidal Stream Generators Completed
UltraCleanPipe FP7-SME-2010 Ultrasonic detection and removal of fouling inside industrial and domestic pipes Completed
ICARUS FP7-SME-2010 An ICT Enabled Approach to Optimising the Reliability of Manual Ultrasonic Non-destructive Testing Completed
IntelWind FP7-SME-2011 Development of an intelligent condition monitoring system for application on critical rotating components of industrial-scale wind turbines Completed
CraneInspect FP7-SME-2011 Continuous Reliable Advanced Novel Efficient Structural Health Monitoring system for crane inspection applications Completed
MoorInspect FP7-SME-2011 Development of an advanced medium range ultrasonic technique for mooring chains inspection in water Completed
AutoInspect FP7-SME-2011 Automated inspection for sintered parts by non-destructive techniques for improved quality in production Completed
MagnaSense CleanSky Magnetostrictive sensor applications for self-sensing of composite structures Completed
TidalSense Demo FP7-SME-2011 Demonstration of a Condition Monitoring System for Tidal Stream Generators Completed
CORETO FP7-SME-2011 Adapted Composite Repair Tooling for in-situ wind turbine blades structural rehabilitation Completed
ComoRail InnovateUK An integrated wayside condition monitoring for axle bearings Completed
WinTur FP7-SME-2012 In-situ wireless monitoring of on - and offshore WINdTURbine blades using energy harvesting technology Completed
CleanShip FP7-SME-2012 Prevention and detection of fouling on ship hulls Completed
SkinDetector FP7-SME-2012 Application of the innovative data fusion based non-invasive approach for management of the diabetes mellitus Completed
PolyTank FP7-SME-2012 Development and Validation of an automated Ultrasonic system for the Non-Destructive Evaluation (NDE) of welded joints in thermoplastic storage tanks Completed
PigWaves FP7-SME-2012 In-Line Service For Internal Inspection Of Unpiggable Buried Oil Pipelines Using Long Range Ultrasound Guided Waves In Fifty Metre Segments Completed
CleanMine InnovateUK Ultrasonic Cleaning of Valves in Mining Completed
DashWin FP7-SME-2011 Development of Advanced Shearography System for On-Site Inspection of Wind Turbine Blades Completed
HotPhasedArray FP7-SME-2013 High Temperature Pipe Structural Health Monitoring System utilising Phased Array probes on TOFD configuration Completed
SafeHPower FP7-SME-2013 Continuous monitoring systems for the SAFE storage distribution and usage of Hydrogen POWER for transport Completed
AutoWinSpec FP7-SME-2013 Automated mechanical property and fatigue life assessment of composite wind turbine blades in less than 4 hours Completed
QualiNET InnovateUK Automated in-line inspection and quality control of net shape powder metallurgy components using microfocus three dimensional x-ray computed tomagraphy imaging On-going
VortexScan FP7-SME-2013 Vortex Robot for Rapid Low Cost Scanning and Improved Non-Destructive Testing of Large Concrete Structures Completed
AutoDISC InnovateUK Automated ultrasonic inspection of aerospace composites with enhanced defect detection probabilities aided by gantry deployed CAD controlled robotics On-going
SubCTestDemo FP7-SME-2013 Development of novel Non Destructive Testing (NDT) techniques and autonomous robots to be deployed by Remote Operating Vehicles for the sub-sea inspection of offshore structure welds - DEMOnstration On-going
NUTHIC Eurostar Non-contact ultrasound inspection machine for highly integrated composite parts On-going
AssureNET AMSCI Automated 100% production quality assurance of net shape manufactured components using inline micron resolution x-ray stereographic imaging On-going
MANTIS ECSEL 2014 Cyber Physical System based Proactive Collaborative Maintenance On-going
RiviT InnovateUK RiviT On-going
SafeAST H2020-FTIPilot-2015 Continuous structural condition tank integrity monitoring of Above Ground Storage Tanks aka “SafeAST no entry: no empty.” On-going
HiTClean InnovateUK High Temperature Inspection & Cleaning by Advanced Ultrasonics for Effective Maintenance and Management of Oil & Gas Offshore Production subsea & topside operating pipelines and vessels On-going
TankRob H2020 In-service intrusive Non-Destructive Testing of above ground and underground petrochemical storage tank floors and walls to detect corrosion On-going