Siemens, AG,  Austria


Siemens AG Österreich (SAG) is part of Siemens AG, headquartered in Berlin and Munich, which is one of the world’s largest electrical engineering and electronics companies and holds leading market positions in its business areas Industry, Energy, and Healthcare.

SAG has more than 7700 employees working to develop and manufacture products, design and install complex systems and projects, and tailor a wide range of services for individual requirements. Also the global Corporate Technology organization has it’s footprint in Austria. The research group “Electronics Design and Processing” is a center part of the global technology field “Electronics” which is responsible for trend scouting, identification and development of technologies and processes for innovative electronics starting from the idea down to production. The team is specifically focused on safety, hardware enforced security, power efficiency, high performance embedded computing as well as design, implementation and verification of discrete and integrated (ASIC/FPGA) electronics. The research group also successfully contributed to ARTEMIS projects ACROSS and SESAMO, to ENIAC project MAS and several national funded research projects. SAG will contribute to AQUAS with its 25+ years expertise in leading edge electronic design. Siemens AG Österreich will contribute to AQUAS with its strong background in functional Safety according IEC 61508 and the profound knowhow in Safety compliant design methodology, especially for ASIC and FPGA designs. Based on the experience in designing Safety critical architectures implemented in single chip ASICs and even in FPGAs special focus will be put on the specification of non-functional requirements for Safety critical architectures.

Relevant expertise

Participation in project ACROSS (Artemis Cross Domain Architecture), MAS (Nanoelectronics for Mobile Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Systems), SESAMO (SEcurity and SAfety MOdelling), COSMOS (Cultivate Resilient Smart Objects for Sustainable City Applications, and MALSI (Malware in Silicon).