Ongoing Projects

NimbleAI: Ultra-energy Efficient and Secure Neuromorphic Sensing and Processing at the Endpoint

  • Period: October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2025
  • Funding: Horizon Europe
  • Partners: Ikerlan (coordinator), BSC, Menta, Leiden University, Codasip, Grai Matter Labs, University of Manchester, CSIC, UPV, Monozukuri, Politecnico di Milano, CEA, Imec, Raytrix, AVL, Ulma Embedded Solutions, Viewpointsystem, Queen Mary University of London, TU Vienna

NeuroSoC: A Multiprocessor System on Chip with In-memory Neural Processing Unit

  • Period: September 1, 2022 - February 31, 2026
  • Funding: Horizon Europe
  • Partners: STMicroelectronics (coordinator), King’s College London, Panepistimio Patron, University of Bologna, Ubotica Technologies Limited, Software Competence Center Hagenburg, Benkei, IBM Research, ETH Zurich, Leiden University, University of Pavia, Thales, Robert Bosch

TrustedIoT: Trusted Computing Architectures for IoT Devices

  • Period: September 1, 2022 - August 31, 2024
  • Funding: CORNET, IWT, AiF
  • Partners: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (coordinator), KU Leuven, Brandenburg University of Technology, TU Dresden, GFaI

PROACT: Physical Attack Resistance of Cryptographic Algorithms and Circuits with Reduced Time to Market

  • Period: October 22, 2021 - October 21, 2026
  • Funding: NWO - NWA Cybersecurity
  • Partners: Leiden University (coordinator), Radboud University, Riscure

CoDICApp: Holistic Co-Design and Integration in Power Electronic Converters for High Power Density Applications

  • Period: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2023
  • Funding: KU Leuven, Impulse Fund
  • Partners: KU Leuven

Flipchip machine for wide-IO chip bonding

  • Period: acquired in 2021
  • Funding: KU Leuven, Small Research Infrastructure
  • Partners: KU Leuven

ESCALATE: Efficient and Scalable Algorithms for Large Flow Detection

  • Period: February 1, 2019 - January 31, 2023
  • Funding: FWO (Belgium) and SNSF (Switzerland)
  • Partners: ETH Zurich (coordinator), KU Leuven

Past Projects

WearIT4COVID: Wearable Integrated Technology for Health Monitoring of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

  • Period: October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021
  • Funding: INTERREG V-A Euregio Meuse-Rhine
  • Partners: Université de Liège (coordinator), CHU de Liège, Maastricht UMC+/azM, Maastricht UMC+/MU, Hasselt University, Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, KU Leuven

AITIA: Embedded AI Techniques for Industrial Applications

  • Period: September 1, 2019 - August 31, 2021
  • Funding: CORNET, IWT, AiF
  • Partners: Vrije Universiteit Brussel (coordinator), KU Leuven, Brandenburg University of Technology, TU Dresden

WearIT4Health: Wearable Integrated Technology for Health Monitoring of Hospitalized Patients

  • URL: www.wearit4health.com
  • Period: November 1, 2016 - October 31, 2020
  • Funding: INTERREG V-A Euregio Meuse-Rhine
  • Partners: Université de Liège (coordinator), Centexbel, CHU de Liège, Maastricht UMC+/azM, Maastricht UMC+/MU, Hasselt University, KU Leuven

DRASTIC: Dynamically Reconfigurable Architectures for Side-channel Analysis Protection of Cryptographic Implementations

  • URL: hwlab.fit.cvut.cz/en/celsa/start
  • Period: October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2020
  • Funding: Central Europe Leuven Strategic Alliance (CELSA)
  • Partners: KU Leuven (coordinator), CTU Prague

Electronics Security Lab

  • Period: acquired in 2012
  • Funding: Hercules, Medium-sized Research Infrastructure
  • Partners: KU Leuven

MIRADOR: Monitoring Industrial Sites with Reliable, Semi-autonomous and Online Drones

  • Period: May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2018
  • Funding: VLAIO, O&O
  • Partners: DroneMatrix (coordinator), Securitas, KU Leuven

DynamIA: Dynamic Hardware Reconfiguration in Industrial Applications

  • URL: dynamia.esit.rub.de
  • Period: January 1, 2015 - December 31, 2016
  • Funding: CORNET, IWT, AiF
  • Partners: KU Leuven (coordinator), Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Ruhr University Bochum, Hahn-Schickard

SHIPS platform: Softcore Hardware Intellectual Property Cores Platform

  • Period: October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2016
  • Funding: KU Leuven, starting grant
  • Partners: KU Leuven

EDA-DSE: EDA for Hardware/Software Generation based on Design Space Exploration

  • Period: April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2016
  • Funding: KU Leuven, Industrieel Onderzoeksfonds (IOF), hefboom
  • Partners: KU Leuven

Hippocrates: Real-time Encryption of Medical Video Data

  • Period: August 1, 2013 - March 31, 2015
  • Funding: IWT, O&O
  • Partners: eSaturnus (coordinator), KU Leuven

6LoWPAN: Towards Zero-configuration for Wireless Building Automation

  • URL: www.innovatienetwerk.be/projects/1858
  • Period: January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2014
  • Funding: IWT, TETRA
  • Partners: Erasmushogeschool Brussel (coordinator), KHLim, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

eDiViDe+: Integration of eDiViDe in the KU Leuven Association

  • Period: October 1, 2012 - September 30, 2014
  • Funding: KU Leuven Association, Onderwijsontwikkelingsfonds (OOF)
  • Partners: KHLim (coordinator), Thomas More Hogeschool

eDiViDe: European Digital Virtual Design Lab

  • URL: www.edivide.eu
  • Period: October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2014
  • Funding: Lifelong Learning Program (LLP), Erasmus
  • Partners: KHLim (coordinator), Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, Technical University of Košice, University of Oslo

Crossroads Vlaanderen - Zuid-Nederland

  • URL: www.crossroadsproject.eu
  • Period: July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2013
  • Funding: Interreg IV A
  • Partners: BOM (coordinator), Evio, LIOF, Nanohouse, DSP Valley, Hogeschool Zuyd, KHLim, Karel de Grote Hogeschool, Avans Hogeschool, Groep T, Innovatiecentrum Limburg

Automatic Generation of Large Number Libraries in Hardware for Parameterizable Datapaths

  • Period: October 1, 2009 - September 30, 2011
  • Funding: KU Leuven, Bijzonder Onderzoeksfonds (BOF), CREA
  • Partners: KHLim

STRES: Secure Techniques for the Remote Configuration of Embedded Systems

  • URL: www.embeddedsecurity.be
  • Period: December 1, 2008 - November 30, 2010
  • Funding: IWT, TETRA
  • Partners: KHLim (coordinator), Erasmushogeschool Brussel