Timeline

Deadline for abstract submission:
Scientific Abstracts: December 31, 2021 – DEADLINE EXTENDED
Abstracts from industry: January 6, 2022

Deadlines for scientific papers: 
Selection by Committee:  January 24, 2022
Submission of Full Paper:  February 28, 2022
Peer Review:  March 28, 2022
Submission of Revised Paper:  April 15, 2022

Track Topics

Track 1: Key Enablers for Next Generation Smart Systems
Track 2: Key Technologies for Smart Systems
Track 3: Application Domains: Mobility, Energy, Industry
Track 4: Application Domains: Food, Biomedical, Healthy Living
Track 5: Strategy and Business Creation

Conference Language:
English

Important Note:
A hybrid light version of the conference will also be offered. The presentations will be available online on the day of the conference via pre-recorded videos. Virtual participants will be able to log in via an online platform and watch the presentations flexibly on the day of the conference.

Scientific abstracts need a full scientific paper (4 -6 pages). The full papers undergo a Peer review process. Accepted papers will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore® subject to meeting IEEE Xplore’s scope and quality.

Thomas Gessner Award – Prize for excellent scientific thesis in the field of Smart Systems Integration.

The Thomas Gessner Award is a contribution of Fraunhofer ENAS to promote applied research by awarding a prize for excellent scientific work at the annual Smart Systems Integration Conference. The award is aimed at national and international master and PhD students in the field of Smart Systems Integration, whose thesis is at least assessed as “very good” and does not date back more than two years. The evaluation process considers in particular:

The novelty of the scientific and methodical approach, Advance of knowledge, Implementation of the scientific results into the application and proof of economic success, Internationality.

The prize committee reflects the aspirations of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft to support applied research and to ensure that scientific results are put into practical applications. In addition, it also reflects on the broad range of research activities in the field of Smart Systems Integration within Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The Thomas Gessner Award is endowed with a prize money of 1.500 euros. Furthermore, the winner is invited to attend the Conference for free. Neither the institute’s management nor members of the prize committee are eligible for the award. Also, scientific works that have already been awarded a scientific prize with a prize money of more than 20.000 euros are excluded from participating. Applicants for the Thomas Gessner Award are required to submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Summary of Master or PhD thesis in english language
  • Master or PhD thesis
  • Recommendation letter written in englisch
  • Proof of grading as at least “very good”
  • Interested scientists are invited to submit their documents in digital form until March 1st, 2022 to: ThomasGessnerAward@enas.fraunhofer.de

Testimonials

Voices from our conference chairs as well as core team members and reasons for you to attend SSI!

Sébastien DAUVE
Sébastien DAUVECEA LETI

CEA-Leti is proud to host this year’s SSI 2022 in Grenoble, France. Smart integrated systems combine wireless communications, innovative sensor-system design and power management. They have become a key enabler to address societal challenges, including healthcare, industry 4.0, cybersecurity, e-mobility, and much more.

Thomas Otto
Thomas OttoFraunhofer ENAS

Smart systems are the key to meet tomorrow's challenges in all aspects of life. Attend the main European conference in this field - the Smart Systems Integration Conference and Exhibition.

Stefan Finkbeiner
Stefan FinkbeinerEPoSS/ Bosch Sensortec

Digitization is not only increasingly entering our lifes, it is a real game changer! There will be not only advances in individual components and subsystems necessary, especially connectivity and implementation of intelligence “at the edge” integrated in smart modules and systems will be the key. To be successful in future, interdisciplinary approaches are required more than ever.

Rainer Günzler
Rainer GünzlerHahn-Schickard

“A side effect of Corona is the breakthrough of point-of-care diagnostics based on microfluidics.”

Thomas Hammer
Thomas HammerSiemens

“Smart system integration is key to highly automated distribution grids coupling the energy sector with mobility, industry & domestic use. At SSI 2022 you can meet the experts for discussing your interdisciplinary challenge!”

Programme

The final conference programme will be published in early February 2022.

  • Day 1 April 26th 2022
  • Day 2 April 27th, 2022
  • Day 3 April 28th, 2022
  • Central
01:00 PM - 06:00 PMEPoSS Working Group Meetings By EPoSS

internal WG meetings for EPoSS community

09:00 - 17:00SSI conference and exhibition

sessions + exhibition

18:00 - 22:00Conference Dinner

Conference Dinner at the evening of first conference day

09:00 - 17:00SSI conference and exhibition

sessions + exhibition

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Special promo codes are available for all participants from 2021, members of Silicon Saxony e.V., EPoSS e.V. and other partner networks. Please contact us!

Best Package

Early Bird Ticket

749,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Bookable until 28 Feb 2022
  • Get access to all EPoSS Working Group Meetings on 26 Apr 2022
  • Get access to all sessions and the exhibition on 27 + 28 Apr 2022
  • Unlimited coffee and food
  • Evening event on April 27 included
  • Access to all recorded presentations

Regular Ticket

1.049,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • valid from 1 March 2022
  • Get access to all EPoSS Working Group Meetings on 26 Apr 2022
  • Get access to all sessions and the exhibition on 27 + 28 Apr 2022
  • Unlimited coffee and food
  • Evening event on April 27 included
  • Access to all recorded presentations

Student Ticket

225,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Proof of student status required
  • Get access to all EPoSS Working Group Meetings on 26 Apr 2022
  • Get access to all sessions and the exhibition on 27 + 28 Apr 2022
  • Unlimited coffee and food
  • Access to all recorded presentations

Day Ticket 26 April

249,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Get access to all EPoSS Working Group Meetings
  • Unlimited coffee and food

Day Ticket 27 or 28 April

349,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Get access to all sessions and the exhibition on only one day
  • Unlimited coffee and food on only one day

Dinner Ticket

195,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Evening event on April 27
  • Unlimited food and drinks

Speaker/Committee Ticket

399,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Only bookable for speakers and committee members
  • Get access to all EPoSS Working Group Meetings on 26 Apr 2022
  • Get access to all sessions and the exhibition on 27 + 28 Apr 2022
  • Unlimited coffee and food
  • Evening event on April 27 included
  • Access to all recorded presentations

Virtual Ticket (for online participants)

599,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Watch the presentations of all sessions as videos on our online platform
  • Meet the speakers in the chat

Virtual Ticket Student (for online participants)

149,00/ person / excl. VAT
  • Proof of student status required
  • Watch the presentations of all sessions as videos on our online platform
  • Meet the speakers in the chat

Book your accommodation

Book your accommodation

Hotel EUROPOLE – Booking deadline February 28, 2022

We have reserved a total of 50 rooms for the SSI participants.
The following rooms are available:
- Standard single room per night breakfast included (105 €)
- Standard double room per night breakfast included (115 €)
Please note that the local tax of 1.25 € (per person and per day) will be added.
Book directly by email (resa@hoteleuropole.com) quoting the conference code: SSI CONFERENCE
Once booked rooms can be cancelled free of charge until 18 April 2022.

Hotel Le Hüb – Booking deadline February 28, 2022

We have reserved a total of 40 rooms for the SSI participants. The following rooms are available:
- One-Bedroom Apartment (115 €)
- Superior One-Bedroom Apartment (130 €)
Please note that the local tax of 1.25 € (per person and per day) will be added.
Breakfast can be booked additionally for 12 € per person and day.
Book directly by email (grenoble@lehub-privilodges.com).
For any cancellation of a stay of 1 to 3 nights, you can cancel your reservation until the same day 6pm.

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    Event location

    Centre de Congrès Maison MINATEC
    3 Parvis Louis Néel
    38054 Grenoble, France

    Look Back 2021

    The 1st completely virtual edition of the Smart Systems Integration Conference & Exhibition, short SSI, took place from April 27 to 29, 2021. More than 120 participants from all over Germany, Europe and the world took part in the online event. Originally it was planned to hold the conference in Grenoble/France. Now the event took place on an individually provided online platform due to present circumstances. Highly interesting keynotes, a total of 53 speakers spread over five tracks and nine sessions as well as a poster session with a total of ten contributions and organized topic tables for discussions were among the highlights of the three-day event. In addition, the Thomas Gessner Award was presented for the second time during the event.

    With a new technical organizer, Silicon Saxony, the 14th Smart Systems Integration Conference 2021 started for the first time as an online event. Even before the start of the SSI, the participants received a small Saxon welcome. Sponsored by the Saxony Economic Development Corporation, small care packages with snacks and information materials were sent out to bring a smile to the faces of all participants during these times of limited contact. Accordingly, the participants of the SSI started their first day of the event on April 27 in a good mood and well strengthend. The Conference Chairs Prof. Thomas Otto (Fraunhofer ENAS), Dr. Stefan Finkbeiner (Bosch Sensortec and EPoSS) and Emmanuel Sabonnadiere (CEA-Leti) opened the conference.

    Already the four keynotes by Lucilla Sioli, Director for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry, European Commission (Electronic and Photonic Smart Systems: Contributing to a European green, digital and sovereign future), Jean-François Delepau, CEO Lynred (LYNRED's leadership at the dawn of infrared imaging applications), Remi Bastien, Renault Group (Power Electronics - An opportunity for Europe's Industry and a valuable field of cooperation between Automotive & Electronics) and Elisa Vianello, CEA-Leti (The role of resistive memories to enable frugal AI devices) showed the scope of this year's SSI. The five tracks were oriented along the entire value chain of Smart Systems and addressed Technology Readiness Levels (TRL) between 1 and 9, ranging from key enablers for smart systems of the next generation, to technologies and applications in various industries. Strategic topics were also discussed. 53 speakers - some live, some in recorded presentations - provided ample input and reasons for personal exchange.

    The Thomas Gessner Award was presented for the 2nd time. It is a contribution of Fraunhofer ENAS to promote applied research by awarding a prize for excellent scientific work within the annual Smart Systems Integration Conference. The award is aimed at national and international master and doctoral students in the field of Smart Systems Integration whose thesis is evaluated at least with "very good" and does not date back more than two years. The evaluation procedure takes particularly into account the novelty of the scientific and methodological approach, the progress of knowledge, the implementation of the scientific results in application and proof of economic success This year, the prize went to the young scientist Dr.-Ing. Ulrike Nabholz, Robert Bosch GmbH, for her doctoral thesis on "Physical Modeling and Identification of Nonlinear Effects in Microelectromechanical Systems", which she prepared in cooperation with the Chemnitz University of Technology and successfully defended in 2020. All participants of the conference were able to evaluate the poster contributions. On the last day of the event, the most exciting contribution was awarded the Best Poster Award. The winner was Claudia Bruno from STMicroelectronics for her poster presentation on "Embedded artificial intelligence approach for gas recognition in smart agriculture application using low cost MOX gas sensors".

    Also in the next three months, all contributions of this year's SSI will still be available on the event platform. We would like to thank all speakers for their contributions and especially the companies and institutions Robert Bosch, Bosch Sensortec, Lynred, Renault, Infineon Technologies, STMicroelectronics, Fraunhofer , Tyndall National Institute, CEA-Leti, TU Chemnitz and TU Delft for their exciting technical presentations. Fraunhofer ENAS, EPoSS and Silicon Saxony would like to thank all participants for their interest and all sponsors for their important support during these difficult conference times.

    Best Poster and Best Paper Award Winner 2021 selected

    Since the establishment of the conference in 2007, it is a tradition to select and award the best poster as well as the best paper at the Smart Systems Integration Conference. Both awardees receive a donation of 500 euros that are sponsored by EPoSS – the European Platform on Smart Systems Integration and the Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS.

    All attendees of the conference vote for the best poster of the conference. The selected winner is announced at the end of the conference during closing remarks. The committee also nominates the best paper candidates and the winner is selected out of 7 to 10 candidates based on the presentation as well as the written paper.

    Best Poster and Best Paper Award Winner 2021 selected

    The best poster award winner at the SSI 2021 is Claudia Bruno from STMicroelectronics with her poster titled “Embedded artificial intelligence approach for gas recognition in smart agriculture application using low cost MOX gas sensors”, as previously published in the after conference press release.

    The best paper award winner of the 1st fully virtual edition of the SSI 2021 is Dr. Bruno Fain from CEA-LETI with his paper “Beamforming with AlN-based bimorph piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers“. In his paper, he presented a piezoelectric micromechanical ultrasonic transducer (pMUT) with multiple membranes used for airborne pulse-echo measurements with an angular resolution of 18 degrees.

    Both awards will be presented to the winners at the Smart Systems Integration Conference & Exhibition 2022, which will take place April 26 to 28, 2022 in Grenoble.