KAIMA - Knowledge Acquisition for IFC-Product Model Analysis

Type of the project: Enterprise
Status 10/2002: Finished

Organization:

Solibri, Inc. :  http://www.solibri.com/

Other participating organizations:

Fortum Engineering Ltd:  http://www.fortum.fi/
YIT Corporation:  http://www.yit.fi/ 

Contact person:

Heikki Kulusjärvi:  heikki.kulusjarvi@solibri.com 

Project summary:

R&D project for acquisition of corporate knowledge, knowledge management and information analysis during IFC data transfer process.

Achieved results:

The co-operation project of YIT Corporation, Fortum Engineering, and Solibri has been successfully finished. Some of the results are already in use within participating companies. This project also launched a development of a new type of a commercial tool: Design Spell Checking software. This tool is has been productized by Solibri in a new project "IFC-Check, Analysis of IFC-based product model - implementation project" under the VERA program. Solibri current flagship product: Solibri Model Checker is the most significant result based on the work done in this project.

Currently Solibri in developing project further in "MUST - MUlti-tier in Sophisticated Testing Project" also under VERA program.

Project has helped in increasing awareaness of the benefits of product modeling technology. This project has not produced any patents, however Solibri will seek patents in the near future.

Impact and added value of the technology programme:

Vera Programme has made a significant impact on launching the technology project.