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Project partners

Consortium members and their activities in the project

  1. Aarhus University
  2. University of Southern Denmark(SDU)
  3. Harper Adams University College
  4. Aalto University, School of Elecrical Engineering
  5. Agro Business Park
  6. Kongskilde Industries A/S
  7. Conpleks
  8. Lynex
  9. MTT Agrifood Research Finland


AARHUS UNIVERSITY
1. Responsible for user-driven system design
2. Responisble for development of case specific, deterministic route plans with embedded actions adapted to the task and the autonomous vehicle
3. Responsible for overall system evaluation and demonstration
4. Responsible for project management.

UNVERSITY OF SOUTHERN DENMARK (SDU)
1. Participation in the user-driven system design
2. Participate in adoption of Lynex GT1500 to autonomous vehicle together with Lynex and Conpleks
3. Participate in adaption of grass harvest implements with Kongskilde
4. Responsible for the development of software to control the modified Lynex, based on route plans from AU via SAFAR together with Conpleks
5. Responsible for test vehicles for in-field testing until the Lynex is operational (Armadillo 3 and ASuBot)

HARPER ADAMS
1. Responsible for adaptation and improvement of SAFAR "mission planning" platform for
current application,
2. Responsible for developing safety kit for mounting on light-weight robot carrier
3. Responsible for adaptation of mobile robotic platform for operation in UK environment
4. Responsible for participating in the integrated evaluation and demonstration of GrassBots across the partner countries

AALTO UNIVERSITY
1. Responsible for demonstration of large scale autonomous grass cutting in Autonomous
Hectare
2. Responsible for navigation system for autonomous vehicle (APU-Module)
3. Responsible for automatic height control system integration to autonomous vehicle control system

AGRO BUSINESS PARK
1. Responsible for establishment of the Autonomous Hectare
2. Responsible for public demonstrations of autonomous grass harvest

KONGSKILDE INDUSTRIES
1. Responsible for adaption of grass harvest implements together with SDU
2.Participation in the user-driven system design.

CONPLEKS
1. Responsible for adoption of Lynex GT1500 to autonomous vehicle together with
Lynex and SDU
2. Responsible for development of RoboTech Controller SE including hardware interface
3. Responsible for providing the system with an Ubuntu operating system and the ROS framework
4.Participate in the development of software to control the modified Lynex GT1500, based on route plans from AU via SAFAR together with SDU

LYNEX
1. Responsible for adoption of Lynex GT1500 to autonomous vehicle together with SDU and Conpleks
2. Participate in user-driven system design.

MTT AGRIFFOD RESEARCH FINLAND
1. Responsible for grass cutter (front hitch mounted mower) adaptation for unmanned use, required safety instrumentation to prevent solid object collision
2. Responsible for automatic height control system for grass cutter
3. Responsible for development of measurement system for power use in grass cutter (to adjust drive speed).