CPS Background

The following publications and reports were used by the CyPhERS project as background, and could be of interest to researchers working the area of Cyber-Physical Systems.

General Reports

  1. Eva Geisberger, Manfred Broy, María Victoria Cengarle, Patrick Keil, Jürgen Niehaus, Christian Thiel, and Hans-Jürgen Thönnißen-Fries. Living in a networked world. Integrated research agenda Cyber-Physical Systems (agendaCPS). Springer, Berlin, 2012. URL: http://www.cyphers.eu/sites/default/files/acatech_STUDIE_agendaCPS_eng_A...
  2. Embedded / Cyber-Physical Systems ARTEMIS Major Challenges: 2014-2020 – 2013 DRAFT Addendum to the ARTEMIS-SRA 2011, December 2013. URL: http://www.artemis-ia.eu/publication/download/publication/910/file/ARTEM....
  3. ITEA ARTEMIS-IA High-Level Vision 2030: Opportunities for Europe, Autumn 2013. URL: https://itea3.org/publication/download/publication/961/file/ITEA_ARTEMIS....
  4. NIST Report of the Steering Committee for Foundations in Innovation for CPS. Strategic R&D Opportunities for 21st Century Cyber-Physical Systems. Connecting computer and information systems with the physical world. January 2013. URL: http://www.nist.gov/el/upload/12-Cyber-Physical-Systems020113_final.pdf
  5. NIST Report from the Executive Roundtable on CPS. Strategic Vision and Business Drivers for 21st Century Cyber-Physical Systems. Strengthening opportunities for U.S. leadership and competitiveness. January 2013. URL: http://www.nist.gov/el/upload/Exec-Roundtable-SumReport-Final-1-30-13.pdf.
  6. Prepared by Energetics Incorporated for NIST. Foundations for Innovation in Cyber-Physical Systems. Workshop report. January 2013. URL: http://www.nist.gov/el/upload/CPS-WorkshopReport-1-30-13-Final.pdf.
  7. Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Program, Cyber-Physical Systems SSG. URL: https://www.nitrd.gov/nitrdgroups/index.php?title=Cyber_Physical_Systems_(CPS_SSG)
  8. Communications Networks, Content & Technology Directorate-General, Unit A3-DG CONNECT. Report from the Workshop on Cyber-Physical Systems: Uplifting Europe's Innovation Capacity. Brussels, Belgium, October 29-30 2013. URL: http://ec.europa.eu/information_society/newsroom/cf/dae/document.cfm?doc...
  9. CPS Summit Report. St. Louis, Missouri, April 24-25 2008. URL: http://iccps.acm.org/2011/_doc/CPS_Summit_Report.pdf


  1. EFFRA. Factories of the future - multi-annual roadmap for the contractual PPP under Horizon 2020. Technical Report ISBN 978-92-79-31238-0. doi:10.2777/29815, EC - Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Directorate G - Industrial Technologies, Unit G.2 - ‘New forms of production’, 2013. URL: http://www.effra.eu/attachments/article/129/Factories%20of%20the%20Futur....
  2. Robotics Technology Consortium. A roadmap for U.S. robotics: From internet to robotics. Technical report, March 2013. URL: https://robotics-vo.us/node/332.
  3. P. Tello and R. Weedmeester. Spire roadmap, "spire - sustainable process industries through resource and energy efficiency. Technical report, 2013. URL: www.spire2030.eu.
  4. EumechaPro project. European mechatronics for a new generation of production systems — the roadmap. Technical report, Coordination Action ’Eumecha- pro’ (European Mechatronics for a new Generation of Production Systems, project funded by the European Commission under the 6th Framework Programme - NMP), 2007. URL: www.eumecha.org.

Smart Grids

  1. Debora Coll-Mayor, Mia Paget, and Eric Lightner. Future intelligent power grids: Analysis of the vision in the European Union and the United States. Energy Policy, 35(4):2453–2465, 2007. URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0301421506003338.
  2. Vincenzo Giordano and Steven Bossart. Assessing Smart Grid Benefits and Impacts: EU and U.S. Initiatives. Technical Report JRC 73073, EC Joint Research Center and US Department of Energy, 2012. URL: http://ses.jrc.ec.europa.eu/sites/ses.jrc.ec.europa.eu/files/documents/e....
  3. Future Energy Grid: Migration to the Internet of Energy. Technical report, acatech and EIT ICT Labs, 2012. URL: http://www.eitictlabs.eu/fileadmin/studies/Joint_EIT-ICT-Labs_acatech_St....
  4. Zhen Zhang. Smart Grid in America and Europe: Similar Desires, Different Approaches (Part I). Publich Utilities Fortnightly, 149(1):46–50, January 2011. URL: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1799705.
  5. Zhen Zhang. Smart Grid in America and Europe: Past accomplishments and future plans (Part II). Publich Utilities Fortnightly, 149(2):32–40, February 2011. URL: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1799722.
  6. Murtaza Hashmi. Survey of Smart Grids Concepts Worldwide. Technical Report VTT Working Papers 166, VTT, January 2011. URL: http://www.vtt.fi/inf/pdf/workingpapers/2011/W166.pdf.
  7. Jens Hobohm and Florian Ess. Bedeutung der internationalen Wasserkraft- speicherung für die deutsche Energiewende. Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 63(1/2):86–90, 2013. URL: http://www.et-energie-online.de/Portals/0/PDF/zukunftsfragen_2013_01_hob....

Healthcare and Medical Devices

  1. High Confidence Software and Systems Coordinating Group. High-confidence medical devices: Cyber-physical systems for 21st century health care. Technical report, Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Program (NITRDP), February 2009. URL: https://www.nitrd.gov/About/MedDevice-FINAL1-web.pdf
  2. Yair Holtzman. The U.S. medical device industry in 2012: Challenges at home and abroad, July 2012. URL: http://www.mddionline.com/print/9436.
  3. Venkat Rajan. Change is in the Air: A Medtech Industry SWOT Analysis, June 2012. URL: http://www.qmed.com/mpmn/medtechpulse/change-air-medtech-industry-swot-a....
  4. Medical device sector review, May 2014. URL: http://www.onlinetmd.com/FileUploads/file/ADMET_Medical_Device_Sector_Re....
  5. Exploratory process on the future of the medical devices. Technical report, European Commission, DG Health & Consumers, January 2010. URL: http://ec.europa.eu/health/medical-devices/files/exploratory_process/fin....
  6. S. Saria. A $3 trillion challenge to computational scientists: Transforming healthcare delivery. Intelligent Systems, IEEE, 29(4):82–87, July 2014.
  7. Strengths and opportunity 2013. Technical report, HM Government, 2013. URL:
  8. Medical devices challenges and opportunities. Technical report, Medical Devices in Innovation Institute, 2011. URL: http://www.medec.org/webfm_send/1419.

Transportation and Mobility

  1. J. Sztipanovits and Susan Ying. Foundations for innovation: Strategic R&D opportunities for 21st century cyber-physical systems. Technical report, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), January 2013.
  2. Haydn Thompson (Haydn Consulting Ltd.). D2.1 state-of-the-art and future challenges in cyber physical systems in transport and logistics. Technical report, Project Deliverable: Towards a European Roadmap on Research and Innovation in Engineering and Management of Cyber-Physical Systems of Systems, September 30th 2014.
  3. A Community Report of the 2008 High Confidence Transportation Cyber-Physical Systems (HCTCPS) Workshop, 2009.
  4. COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION. Action plan for the deployment of intelligent transport systems in Europe. Technical report, 2935th TRANSPORT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS and ENERGY Council meeting, Brussels, 30 March 2009.
  5. COMMISSION STAFF WORKING DOCUMENT. Accompanying the white paper - roadmap to a single european transport area – towards a competitive and resource efficient transport system. Technical report, EUROPEAN COMMISSION, 2011.