About – The Project partners

The IntelliGrid Project Partner Group consists of 4 major project partners, each with their own competences and experiences to aid the aims of the project

Participants from Fachhochschule Kiel

Established in 1969, the Fachhochschule Kiel is a University of Applied Sciences that works with contemporary technology solutions. Fachhochshule Kiel has some of the best brains within development of IT architecture and Internet-of-Things and are responsible for project management, designing, constructing and establishing the interfaces between hardware and software. Fachhochschule Kiel is the lead project partner.

Semir Salkic

Semir holds a bachelor’s degree in electronics and control systems from the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. His research focus is in the field of machine learning application in IoT edge computing systems. Semir has over 2 years of experience as a software engineer where he specializes in developing full stack web solutions with significant experience as a part time embedded engineer. Besides that, Semir is currently at Master studies of Data
Science at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Ralf Patz

Ralf Patz is a professor at the University of Applied Sciences in Kiel (Germany) and doing research within Internet-of-Things. For the past 20 years, Ralf has been working in Academia in the UK and Germany, helping small businesses. Ralf holds a PhD in Signal Processing from the University of Glamorgan (UK) and an MBA from the Business School of the University of Glamorgan.

Participants from Roskilde University

Founded in 1972, Roskilde University pioneered the notion of critical research through project-based group work in Denmark. Roskilde University has decades of experience of user involvement and focusing on the human behaviour element of projects. Roskilde University is responsible for communications, PR, involving users and testing the IntelliGrid plug in Danish and German households.

Magnus R.P. Hansen

Magnus is an Associate Professor in Information Systems at Roskilde University, Department of People and Technology. Magnus’s research interests lie within user involvement, user engagement and designing organisational change. Magnus holds a PhD in Information Systems Development from Roskilde University and has published more than 20 works within project management of IT to Virtual Reality design and evaluation. With the widespread growth of green IT and sustainable power consumption, Magnus has vowed to fill the knowledge gap in this contemporary topic.

Frants Christensen

Frants Christensen is a social scientist and has been working on innovation of new technologies in many areas, including healthcare, agriculture, and energy. He is also a consultant in areas such as management, leadership, organization, employers competence development, stakeholder involvement, co-creation and economic analysis. He is currently an external lecturer and teaches Methods and organization on University and University College level.

Jan Pries-Heje

Jan is a Professor in Information Systems at Roskilde University, Head of the Sustainable Digitalisation Research Group, and Director of Studies for the Executive Master in Project Management and Organisational Change. His research focuses on designing and building innovative solutions to managerial and organizational IT problems. Recently he has taken an interest in sustainability and Green IT. Jan holds a PhD in Software Development from the Copenhagen Business School. He has authored more than 250 academic papers and 20 books and have more than 25 years of experience working as Project and Research manager for various innovative projects.

Jeffrey A. Christensen

Jeffrey Christensen holds a PhD in Technology and Social Change from Linköping University. His dissertation investigated a multiplicity of ways in which the subject of Swedish HIV treatment is enacted in practice. Drawing on his own experiences of living with HIV in Sweden, this research articulated a concern with the reflexive, performative, and normative dimensions of contemporary governing assemblages, research practices, and medical interventions. Now situated at Roskilde University, Department of People and Technology, his work continues to approach technical artifacts as congealed social relations. His current interests involve the development of sustainable information systems and with the design of energy regulation devices in Danish and German households.

Participants from AttractSoft GmbH

Located in Kiel, Germany, AttractSoft GmbH is a  Web Technologies company offering a wide range of products and services suited for every challenging idea in the web sphere. AttractSoft hosts and delivers the softwareof the IntelliGrid backbone, including data handling, web hosting, design and project management tools.

Raitschin Raitschew

Raitschin Raitschew is the Chief Financial Officer and Co-Founder of AttractSoft GmbH. Besides his financial tasks in preparing reports and controlling, Raitschin is managing some of the larger external projects and customers as well as the ecommerce and web media part of the company.
Raitschin has studied New Media and History of Art in Kiel and Business Administration in Hamburg.

Participants from GEA-SAT ApS

An internet provider delivering broadband to outer regions in Denmark, Norway and Sweden. Having experiences with the energy sector and a large network, GEA-SAT is invaluable for broadening the results and delivering effective business cases. GEA-SAT is exploitation lead and responsible for handling business cases and networking.

Gorm E. Andersen

Gorm Andersen is the CEO of GEA-SAT ApS and has more than 25 years of experience pioneering solutions in the energy, sustainability and climate sector. Gorm has worked with Syd Energi, Dansk Gas Distribution, DONG/ ELSAM, Odense Energi and is an expert within the energy, climate, and utility sector. Gorm has a B.Sc in electrical engineering and B.Com in organization and business management from the University of Southern Denmark.