The SIMS project was a successful EU project within the research and innovation program Horizon2020, SIMS spanned from May 2nd 2017 to April 30th 2020.
The vision was: To create a long lasting impact on the way we test and demonstrate new technology and
solutions for the mining industry. With a selected consortium ranging from mining companies, equipment and system suppliers to top-class universities, the SIMS project will boost development and innovation through joint activities aiming at creating Sustainable Intelligent Mining Systems.
look at the latest achievements within SIMS.
Final words from SIMS
The SIMS project has now officially ended the 30 of April 2020.
Read the final reflections from Jan Gustafsson, SIMS Project Manager.
Great news that NEXGEN SIMS team has successfully passed the first application phase in the creation of a new project. We are now focusing on the next step in the application with the ambition to continue our work towards an even more sustainable mining industry.
Watch out for more upcoming news about this project application!
Try the SIMS VR Mines!
SIMS on Twitter
The SIMS Twitter Updates has gone through the finish line, but the journey will be intact! Feel free to walk back on the SIMS memory lane.
SIMS ANNUAL CONFERENCE
SIMS IN EURO NEWS
SIMS ACHIEVEMENTS OVERVIEW
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We will achieve our objectives through a number of work packages and demonstrations split between Industry leaders, innovative Universities and technology leading underground Mining partners.
Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation program ever with nearly €80 billion of funding available over 7 years (2014 to 2020) – in addition to the private investment that this money will attract.
Seen as a means to drive economic growth and create jobs, Horizon 2020 has the political backing of Europe’s leaders and the Members of the European Parliament.
Horizon 2020 is open to everyone, with a simple structure that reduces red tape and time so participants can focus on what is really important.
This approach makes sure new projects get off the ground quickly – and achieve results faster.
Successful demonstrations of each technology are key points in the SIMS project.
Project start date
Tuesday May 2nd 2017
Project end date
Thursdag April 30th 2020
Project Total Budget