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OLD NEWS ITEMS
Older news items from GoalArt's history, in reversed time order.

CONTROL ROOMS CONFERENCE
GoalArt participated in a control rooms conference by IBC Energy in London, December 1-2, 2016.

Read more: IBC Energy

SECA MEETING
GoalArt participated in the SECA meeting for Siemens Power Grid Customers in Minneapolis, October 9-13, 2016.

Read more: SECA

SEBRA PROJECT
During 2014-2015, GoalArt installed and evaluated a system at Händelö, E.ON. Värme Sweden. The project was sponsored by Energimyndigheten and Värmeforsk.

CONTROL ROOMS CONFERENCE
GoalArt participated in a control rooms conference by IBC Energy in London, December 8-10, 2015.

Read more: IBC Energy

EUROPEAN SPALLATION SOURCE
In October 2014, GoalArt concluded an alarm strategy project with the European Spallation Source, ESS. This is the first project for an accelerator, where an alarm strategy has been created before building the machine itself.

Read more: ESS

CONTROL ROOMS CONFERENCE
GoalArt participated in a control rooms conference by IBC Energy in London, November 26-27, 2014.

Read more: IBC Energy

CROATIAN OUTAGE
In May 2014, there was a regional blackout in Eastern Croatia. The GoalArt system installed in Croatia performed excellently and pinpointed the root cause immediately.

Read more: White Paper

EUROPEAN SPALLATION SOURCE
In February 2014, GoalArt signed an alarm strategy project with the European Spallation Source, ESS.

Read more: ESS

CROATIAN NATIONAL GRID
GoalArt has installed a system for HOPS, the national TSO of Croatia. The project was performed in cooperation with Koncar.

Read more: HOPS
Read more: Koncar

ALARM MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
GoalArt participated in an alarm management seminar by IBC Energy in London, June 18-19, 2014.

Read more: IBC Energy

CONDITION MONITORING SEMINAR
GoalArt participated in a condition monitoring seminar by IBC Energy in London, Feb 5-6, 2014.

Read more: IBC Energy

TERACOM PROJECT
During 2012-2014, GoalArt installs a system to monitor the backbone communication network for radio, tv, and data in Sweden.

Read more: Teracom Project

EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS
In July 2013, GoalArt was selected as a National Champion representing Sweden in the 2013-2014 European Business Awards.

Read more: EBA

PROCESS NORDIC
In June 2013, GoalArt and SvK were written about in Process Nordic.

Read more: Article

CONTROL ROOMS SEMINAR
GoalArt participated in a control rooms consolidation seminar by IBC Energy in London, May 22-23, 2013.

Read more: IBC Energy

EUROPEAN BUSINESS AWARDS
GoalArt has been nominated as a candidate to the European Business Awards, for the top interesting developing companies in Europe.

Read more: EBA

ALARM MANAGEMENT SEMINAR
GoalArt participated in an alarm management seminar by IBC Energy in London, June 19-20, 2012.

Read more: IBC Energy

NATIONAL POWER GRID PROJECT
In 2011, GoalArt signed a project to deliver a monitoring system for the national power grid of a southern European country.

BILLUND AIRPORT
In cooperation with DHF Airport Systems, GoalArt has installed a system at Billund Airport in Denmark, in 2011.

CLEANTECH SWEDEN
GoalArt's smart grid initiative is described in Cleantech Sweden.

Read more: Article

SMART GRID PROJECT
Vinnova (Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation Systems), and Statens Energimyndighet (Swedish Energy Agency), have awarded GoalArt 2.3 MSEK for a project to develop alarm reduction and root cause analysis for smart grids. The aim of the project is to create a system that integrates diagnosis of electric power grids and communication networks. The project will be performed 2010-2011.


DX COMPETITION
GoalArt participated in the rerun of the Diagnostic Challenge 2009, and finished second, which is an impressive result after only a short work effort. GoalArt's strengths were a fast algorithm and very efficient knowledge engineering.

Read more: DX Competition
Read more: DX-09 Workshop

NEW PROJECTS WITH CHEVRON
In 2009, GoalArt signed projects with Chevron, at the Richmond Refinery in California. The goal was to integrate GoalArt's alarm technology in Chevron control rooms.

Read more: Chevron

EPCC 10 IN DUBLIN
GoalArt participated in the 10th International Workshop on Electric Power Control Centers, EPCC 10, June 14-17, 2009, in Dublin, Ireland.

Read more: EPCC 10

DX-09 IN STOCKHOLM
GoalArt participated in the 20th International Workshop on Principles of Diagnosis, DX-09, June 14-17, 2009, in Stockholm, Sweden.

Read more: DX-09

ABB USER'S GROUP IN NAPA VALLEY
GoalArt participated in the ABB North American User's Group Meeting for Network Manager, May 7-20, 2009, in Napa Valley, California.

ATC GLOBAL
GoalArt joined DHF Airport Systems and DSE Airport Solutions at ATC Global, March 17-19, 2009, in Amsterdam .

GOALART MONITORS SWEDISH POWER GRID
In January 2009, a GoalArt system was installed at the control center for the Swedish power grid in Stockholm. The system is connected to real-time data from the entire Swedish grid.

ABB PARTNERS WITH GOALART
In 2008, ABB Network Management and GoalArt started a strategic partnership. The goal is to use GoalArt's alarm management technology for ABB's intelligent alarm processing and smart grid. ABB customers now have access to the world's best alarm management functionality.

Read more: Press Release

PROJECT WITH CHEVRON
In 2008, GoalArt started a project with Chevron, at the Richmond Refinery in California. The goal was to evaluate GoalArt's alarm technology for oil industry.

Read more: Chevron

GOALART AT CIGRÉ IN PARIS 2008
GoalArt and Svenska Kraftnät presented a joint article at the CIGRÉ Conference in Paris, August 24-29, 2008. CIGRÉ is the most prestigious conference on power grids.

Read more: CIGRÉ

ABB AMERICAN USER'S GROUP MEETING
GoalArt participated in the ABB North American User's Group Meeting for Network Manager October 13-15, in Houston, Texas.

GOALART FEATURED AT ABB USER'S GROUP
GoalArt was featured at the ABB North American User's Group Meeting for Network Manager, June 1-4, 2008, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. There was a one-day course on GoalArt's system and technology, and several GoalArt presentations.

Read more: GoalArt Training Day

PROJECT WITH NYISO AND ABB
In 2007, GoalArt started a project with NYISO and ABB Network Management, which aims to provide GoalArt alarm management for the NYISO control center, integrated with the ABB Ranger system.

Read more: NYISO

ABB AMERICAN USER'S GROUP MEETING
GoalArt participated in the ABB North American User's Group Meeting for Network Manager Ranger (NM-R), Oct 21-24, 2007, in Houston, Texas.

IEEE HFPP IN MONTEREY
GoalArt participated in the "Joint 8th Annual IEEE Conference on Human Factors and Power Plants and 13th Annual Workshop on Human Performance / Root Cause / Trending / Operating Experience / Self Assessment," Aug 26-31, 2007, in Monterey, California. Jan Eric Larsson presented a paper titled "Real-Time Root Cause Analysis for Complex Technical Systems."

Read more: IEEE HFPP
Paper: RCA for Complex Systems

ISSNP IN JAPAN
GoalArt participated in the "International Symposium on Symbiotic Nuclear Power Systems for the 21st Century," ISSNP, in Tsuruga, Fukui, Japan, July 9-11, 2007. Jan Eric Larsson presented a paper titled "On-Line Root Cause Analysis for Nuclear Power Plant Control Rooms."

Paper: RCA for NPP Control Rooms

REGIONAL CIGRE MEETING IN TALLINN
GoalArt participated in the regional CIGRE meeting "Security and Reliability of Electric Power Systems," June 18-20, 2007, in Tallinn, Estonia. Jan Eric Larsson presented a paper titled "Real-Time Root Cause Analysis for Power Grids."

Paper: Real-Time RCA for Power Grids

EPCC 9 IN ULLENSVANG, NORWAY
GoalArt participated in the "9th International Workshop on Electric Power Control Centers," EPCC 9, June 10-13, 2007, in Ullensvang, Norway. Jan Eric Larsson presented GoalArt's technology and projects with EPRI and Svenska Kraftnät.

Read more: EPCC 9
Abstract: RCA of the Nordel Blackout
Abstract: Managing Information Overload

ABB NORDIC USER'S MEETING
GoalArt participated in the Nordic User's Group Meeting for Network Manager Spider (NM-S), May 29-30, 2007, in Västerås, Sweden.

ABB AMERICAN USER'S GROUP MEETING
GoalArt participated in the ABB North American User's Group Meeting for Network Manager Ranger (NM-R), May 20-23, 2007, in Scottsdale, Arizona.

EPRI PROJECT MEETING
GoalArt participated in the EPRI Power System Planning and Operations (PSPO) Grand Technical Conference, May 16-18, 2007, in Charlotte, North Carolina.

COURSE ON SITUATION AWARENESS
GoalArt participated in the course "Situation Awareness in Control Centers" given by EUCI in Philadelphia, Feb 26-27, 2007. Jan Eric Larsson gave a presentation on GoalArt's alarm management technology.

NEW PROJECTS
In January 2007, GoalArt signed new power grid projects with EPRI and the Swedish National Grid.

ARTICLE IN NY TEKNIK
On December 6th 2006, an article about GoalArt appeared in the Swedish popular science magazine Ny Teknik.
"Shorter Blackouts (in Swedish)".

NPIC & HMIT 2006
GoalArt was doubly invited to participate in the 5th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control, and Human Machine Interface Technology (NPIC & HMIT), held at the American Nuclear Society winter meeting in Albuquerque, November 12-16, 2006. Jan Eric Larsson gave two presentations on GoalArt's new alarm technology.

Read more: American Nuclear Society
Paper: New Solutions for Alarm Problems
Paper: A Revival of the Alarm System

ABB USER'S GROUP MEETING
GoalArt participated in the ABB User's Group meeting in San Antonio, Texas, Oct 23-25, 2006. Jan Eric Larsson gave a presentation on GoalArt's method for root cause analysis of alarm cascades in power grids.

EPRI/MISO POWER GRID PROJECT
In October 2005, GoalArt started a project with the Electric Power Research Institute and Midwest ISO. The aim of the project is to use GoalArt's methods for root cause analysis and alarm reduction on the power grid.

Read more: EPRI
Read more: MISO

NORTH AMERICAN PARTNER
In April 2006, GoalArt started a long-term cooperation with DeBor & Associates, Arlington, Virginia. DeBor will represent GoalArt in North America in conventional and nuclear power, power grid, and petrochemical industries.

Read more: DeBor & Associates

PROJECT WITH SWEDISH NATIONAL GRID
In December 2005, GoalArt started a project with Svenska Kraftnät, the Swedish national grid. The aim of the project is to test and evaluate GoalArt's methods for root cause analysis and alarm reduction on the power grid.

Read more: Svenska Kraftnät

AMERICAN POWER GRID PROJECT
In October 2005, GoalArt started a project with an undisclosed American organization. The aim of the project is to use GoalArt's methods for root cause analysis and alarm reduction on the power grid.

MEDICAL PROJECT
In the autumn of 2005, GoalArt started a project with Dräger, a world leading producer of ventilators and medical equipment. The aim of the project is to test the usefulness of GoalArt's algorithms for critical care applications.

Read more: Dräger

GOALART MOVES TO IDEON
On January 20, 2006, GoalArt moved its offices to Ideon Science Park. GoalArt became an Ideon member company in December 2005.

Read more: Ideon Science Park


EHPG 2005
On Oct 16-21 2005, GoalArt participated in the Enlarged Halden Programme Group meeting, Lillehammer, Norway.

Read more: EHPG Paper

EPCC 8
On June 5-8 2005, GoalArt participated in the 8th International Workshop on Electric Power Control Centers, Les Diablerets, Switzerland.

Read more: EPCC 8 Abstract

A SMALL BOOK OF ALARMS
In May 2005, GoalArt presented a book on alarm handling. It gives a short and concise summary of what alarms problems are, how you measure them, and how you can solve them. It describes buying a new control systems, alarm revision, alarm cleanup, priority, alarm cascades, presentation, organisation and routines, and much more. A unique summary with lot's of good advice. About 40 pages in Swedish, at 200 SEK. Only by order directly from GoalArt. Please use the e-mail link below.

Order the alarm book: info@goalart.com

NUCLEAR PROJECT
On March 1st 2005, GoalArt started a project with IFE Halden, in which a GoalArt diagnostic system will be developed for a nuclear power plant simulator. The project includes root cause analysis and sensor fault detection based on MFM, as well as state-based alarm priority, and will cover around 8000 signals, that is, the entire BWR power plant simulator. The project is a part of IFE Halden's research activities, and the goal is to apply new technology for developing improved alarm systems for the nuclear industry.

Read more: IFE Halden

SAIS 2005 IN VÄSTERÅS
The Swedish AI Society's annual conference was arranged April 12-14 by Mälardalens Högskola in Västerås. GoalArt participated at the industry day April 12. Jan Eric Larsson presented an article titled "Efficient Knowledge Engineering for Large Industrial Systems."

Read more: SAIS 2005

ALARM SEMINAR AT ABB
On April 6 2005, ABB and Vinnova arranged an alarm seminar in Västerås. Jan Eric Larsson gave a presentation on research and development in the alarm area today.



GDS DELIVERED TO LUNDS ENERGI
In January 2005, GoalArt delivered a GoalArt Diagnostic Station with root cause analysis to Lunds Energi. The system is now in continuous operation at the Återbruket plant outside Lomma, and performs root cause analysis on-line on real-time data.

Read more: Lunds Energi

ALARM CLEANUP AT SYDKRAFT ÖSTVÄRME
In November 2004, GoalArt performed an alarm cleanup of Boiler 13 at Sydkraft Östvärme in Norrköping. The result showed that there were a number of nuiscance and silent alarms. There was a potential to remove about 75% of the total number of alarms.

Read more: Sydkraft Östvärme

ALARM CLEANUP AT SYDKRAFT ÖSTVÄRME
In October 2004, GoalArt performs an alarm cleanup of Boiler 13 at Sydkraft Östvärme in Norrköping, Sweden.

Read more: Sydkraft Östvärme

PROJECT WITH LUNDS ENERGI
In June 2004, GoalArt signed a project with Lunds Energi for installing alarm analysis at the power plant Återbruket in Lomma. The project includes MFM modeling and delivery of a GoalArt Diagnostic Station at the plant, and one at the main control room in Lund. An alarm cleanup is also included.

Read more: Lunds Energi

ALARM CLEANUP NEW SERVICE FROM GOALART
In 2004, GoalArt's offers a service called alarm cleanup. Alarm limits can be set to correct values in a simple, low cost, and efficient way, based on logged trend data. In this way, one avoids nuiscance alarms and silent alarms (alarms that are not triggered even when there is a fault). This service matches well with GoalArt's other products and services.

Read more: Industrial Alarm Problems


WIN IN VENTURE CUP
In May 2004, a team including Jan Eric Larsson and his two Ph.D. students Jonas Ahnlund and Tord Bergquist won Venture Cup Syd with a business idea based on alarm cleanup. The team is now split up, and alarm cleanup is available as a service from GoalArt.



NEW WEB SITE
In August 2004, GoalArt launched a new version of its web site.

Andreas Delhusen, CEO of DHF Airport Systems (left), and Jan Eric Larsson, CEO of GoalArt, at the GSE International Expo in Las Vegas, May 2004.

GSE INTERNATIONAL EXPO IN LAS VEGAS
In May 2004, GoalArt and DHF participated in the GSE International Expo on Airport Ground Support Systems at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada.



AIRPORTS INTERNATIONAL
In April 2004, an article on GoalArt, DHF and GoalArts diagnostic software, called Fault Finder for the airport systems industry, appeared in the journal Airports International.

Read more: Airports International

VOLVO BUS CORPORATION
During the summer and autumn of 2003, GoalArt performed a project with Volvo Bus Corporation, in which the usefulness of GoalArt's products for production testing was succesfully evaluated.

Read more: Volvo Bus

DHF AIRPORT SYSTEMS
In February 2004, GoalArt started a strategic cooperation with DHF Airport Systems. DHF develops and sells resource allocation systems for the airport market, and it will be a GoalArt partner for diagnostic systems for airports worldwide.

Read more: DHF Airport Systems

NEW PATENT
In December 2003, GoalArt was awarded its third patent. GoalArt now holds patents protecting its GoalArt Diagnostic Station, algorithms, and part of the MFM modeling technology.

IEE/ACT CLUB IN GLASGOW
GoalArt participated in the IEE/ACT Club meeting on "Techniques and Practice in Fault Detection, Diagnosis and Control" being held on September 17, 2003, at Strathclyde University, Glasgow. Jan Eric Larsson gave a presentation titled "Alarm Reduction and Fault Diagnosis for Industrial Systems."

ARTICLE IN NORDISKA INDUSTRIPROJEKT
In August 2003, an article about GoalArt and the nuclear power plant project appeared in the popular science magazine Nordiska Industriprojekt.

PROJECT WITH ELSAM
In August 2003, GoalArt agreed on a project with Elsam, Denmark's largest producer of electricity and heating, and Elsam Engineering, the engineering company of Elsam. The objective of the project is to investigate how valuable GoalArt's algorithms for alarm analysis and state-based alarm priority will be for conventional power plant control rooms. A test installation is planned for Nordjyllandverket, close to Ålborg, Denmark.

Read more: Elsam

OPC FOUNDATION
On August 19th 2003, GoalArt became a member of the OPC Foundation, see www.opcfoundation.org. OPC will be a standard protocol for the GoalArt Diagnostic Station.

Read more: OPC Foundation

JAN TUSZYNSKI LEAVES GOALART
GoalArt's product manager Jan Tuszynski left his position at GoalArt on April 30th 2003. Jan will combine a beginning retirement with being an agent for GoalArt. We all thank Jan for a nice time.

FJÄRRVÄRMEDAGARNA
GoalArt participated in Fjärrvärmedagarna, arranged by Fjärrvärmeföreningen, 8-9 April 2003. Magnus Herner gave a presentation titled "Kritiska driftssituationer i fjärr- och närvärmeanläggningar."

GULDNATTEN
Jan Eric Larsson received Albihns Innovationspris, at Guldnatten, Slagthuset, Malmö, 28 March 2003.

MASTER'S PROJECT PRESENTATION
Agneta Hansson presented her master's project "An Intelligent Line-Routing Algorithm," on 28 March 2003.

MASTER'S PROJECT PRESENTATION
Linus Nilsson presented his master's project "A Stochastical Approach to Data Mining of Control System Archives for Monitoring Purposes," on 14 March 2003.

AUTIC CIP MEETING
GoalArt participated in a CIP meeting, arranged by Autic in Sollentuna, 6-7 February 2003. Jan Eric Larsson and Magnus Herner gave a presentation titled "Intelligent Methods for Alarm Reduction."

AUTOMATIONSDAGARNA
GoalArt participated in Automationsdagarna, arranged by ITF at Globen, Stockholm, 29-30 January 2003. Jan Eric Larsson gave a presentation titled "Intelligent Alarm Handling: New Methods Make It possible in Real Life."

JAN ERIC LARSSON FULL PROFESSOR
Jan Eric Larsson, President and CEO of GoalArt, was promoted to Professor of Information Technology at Lund University, December 1st 2002.

VATTENFALL PILOT PROJECT
GoalArt's pilot project with Vattenfall Utveckling was successfully concluded by 30 November 2002. The project tested alarm analysis, sensor fault detection, and state-based alarm priority. Vattenfall Utveckling is now investigating whether the project can be continued within the Vattenfall sphere.

VISIT AT BARSEBÄCK
The employees at GoalArt visited the Barsebäck nuclear power plant and were hosted by Jan-Ove Andersson, 23 October 2002.

DAU MEETING IN MALMÖ
GoalArt participtated in a meeting organized by the Danish Automation Society (DAu) at Teleca Benima in Malmö, Sweden, 11 September 2002. Jan Eric Larsson held a presentation titled "New Times for Alarm Handling and Fault Diagnosis."

HALDEN MEETING 2002
GoalArt participtated in the Enlarged Halden Programme Group Meeting, Storefjell, Norway, 9-13 September 2002. Jan Tuszynski presented a paper titled "A Pilot Project on Alarm Reduction and Presentation Based on Multilevel Flow Models."

PROJECT WITH THREE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS
In June 2002, GoalArt agreed on a project with three of Sweden's nuclear power plants, Oskarshamn, Ringhals, and Barsebäck, and the Norwegian research institute IFE Halden. The objective of the project is to investigate how valuable GoalArt's alarm analysis algorithm will be in nuclear power plant operation.

Read more: Barsebäck
Read more: IFE Halden
Read more: Oskarshamn
Read more: Ringhals

SALES AND MARKETING MANAGER
On August 12th 2002, Magnus Herner joined GoalArt. Magnus comes from Telelogic and will be our new sales and marketing manager.

SIXTH WORKSHOP ON FUNCTIONAL MODELING
GoalArt participtated in the Sixth Workshop on Functional Modeling, at the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, July 1st 2002. Jan Eric Larsson presented a paper titled "Reliability Analysis Based on Multilevel Flow Models."

Read more: Sixth Workshop on Functional Modeling

PROJECT WITH VATTENFALL UTVECKLING
On June 27th 2002, GoalArt signed a project with Vattenfall Utveckling. The objective of this project is to investigate how valuable GoalArt's products will be in power plants.

Read more: Vattenfall Utveckling

IBC ALARM SYSTEMS
GoalArt participated in IBC Alarm Systems, in London, June 26-27, 2002. Jan Eric Larsson presented a paper titled "Support Tools for Situation Assessment."

Read more: IBC Alarm Systems

ITACT V2 INVESTORS' MEETING
GoalArt participated in the V2 Investors' meeting in Stockholm on June 17th 2002.

REGLERMÖTE 2002
GoalArt participated in Reglermöte 2002, in Linköping, Sweden, May 29-30, 2002. Jan Eric Larsson gave a short presentation in a session on automatic control entrepreneurs.

SAIS 2002
GoalArt appeared at the 19th Workshop of the Swedish Artificial Intelligence Society, in Ronneby, Sweden, April 10-11, 2002. Jan Eric Larsson presented at paper on MFM.

Read more: Diagnostic Algorithms Based on Multilevel Flow Models

NEW MASTER'S PROJECT
On February 5th 2002, Agneta Hansson started a master's project on intelligent line routing for MFM Model Builder, in cooperation with the Department of Information Technology.

GAMBRO PROJECT
On January 28th 2002, GoalArt signed a contract on a project with Gambro. The objective of this project is to investigate how valuable GoalArt's products will be in Gambro's dialysis systems. Read more...

ARTICLE ON ALARM PRESENTATION
On January 17th 2002, a short article about presentation of alarms appeared in the Swedish popular science magazine Ny Teknik.

Read more: www.nyteknik.se

ARTICLE ON ALARM PROBLEMS IN NY TEKNIK
On December 5th 2001, a short article about alarm problems appeared in the Swedish popular science magazine Ny Teknik.

Read more: www.nyteknik.se

MASTER'S PROJECT ON ALARM CLEANUP
On October 29th 2001, Jonas Ahnlund and Tord Bergquist finished their master's project Alarm Cleanup Toolbox.

VISIT AT NORDJYLLANDSVERKET
On September 27th 2001, GoalArt's employees visited Nordjyllandsverket close to Aalborg in Denmark. This power plant is operated by Elsam. It was a very nice and educational visit and we thank our host Jörgen Larsen from Tech-wise, (Elsam's consulting company).

Read more: Elsam

ARTICLE IN THE SWEDISH JOURNAL NY TEKNIK
On September 12th 2001, a short article about GoalArt appeared in the Swedish popular science magazine Ny Teknik.

Read more: www.nyteknik.se

MORTEN LIND SCIENTIFIC ADVISOR
On June 28th 2001, the inventor of MFM, Professor Morten Lind from the Technical University of Denmark, visited GoalArt and joined as scientific advisor.

MASTER'S PROJECTS
In June, Jonas Ahnlund, D97 and Tord Bergquist, D97 started on a master's project on alarm cleanup, in cooperation with the Department of Information Technology and Sycon/Sydkraft.

SUMMER PROJECT WORKER
Linus Nilsson, D97, joined GoalArt in June for a 2.5 month summer project. After that, he will go for a master's project at Stanford University, California.

NEW EMPLOYEES
In May, GoalArt hired two new employees, Antonio Calzada and David Sjölander. They will work with software implementation and projects. The work force is now 7 people.

NEW EMPLOYEE
After finishing his licentiate thesis, Bengt Öhman joined GoalArt on April 1st 2001.

NEW OFFICES AT SPARTA
On March 12th 2001, GoalArt moved in to the new offices at Sparta in Lund.

START IN ITACT'S GREENHOUSE
On December 1st 2000, GoalArt started its activities in Itact's greenhouse at Stortorget 4 in Lund, with Fredrik Dahlstrand as first employee. In January, he was joined by Jan Eric Larsson, Jan Tuszynski, and Anu Uus.

C&I CONFERENCE IN BRISTOL
GoalArt appeared at the International Conference on Control and Instrumentation in Nuclear Installations, arranged by the Institution of Nuclear Engineers, held in Bristol November 7-9 2000.

GOALART NOMINATED IN VENTURE CUP
GoalArt participated in Venture Cup Öresund 2000, and finished as one of 8 nominees (2 Swedish and 6 Danish) out of a total of 270 entries, of which 53 survived to the final round.

ITACT V2 INVESTORS' MEETING
GoalArt was introduced as a new member in Itact's portfolio of companies at the V2 Investors' meeting in Stockholm on October 25th 2000.
Selected news items from our past years of operation.


IBC Energy.
GoalArt participated in the IBC Energy control rooms conference in December 2016.



SECA.
GoalArt participated in SECA 48 in Minneapolis in October 2016.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy control rooms conference in December 2015.



EBA.
GoalArt became a National Champion for Sweden in the European Business Awards.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy control rooms conference in November 2014.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy alarm management seminar in June 2014.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy condition monitoring seminar in Feb 2014.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy control rooms seminar in May 2013.



Teracom.
Teracom project during 2012.



IBC Energy.
GoalArt presented at the IBC Energy alarm management seminar in June 2012.


Vinnova, Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems. Swedish Energy Agency.
GoalArt receives government funding for developing smart grid root cause analysis.


NYISO
GoalArt monitors the NYISO grid since June 2009.


Svenska Kraftnät
GoalArt monitors the Swedish national grid since January 2009.


NASA.
GoalArt won second place in the DX Competition.



Chevron.
New GoalArt projects with Chevron in California.



EPCC 10
GoalArt joined EPCC 10 in Dublin, June 14-17, 2009.


DX-09
GoalArt participated in DX-09 in Stockholm, June 14-17, 2009.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB Nordic User's Group Meeting in Copenhagen, May 26-28, 2009.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB American User's Group Meeting in Napa, California, May 17-20, 2009.


Chevron.
New GoalArt project with Chevron in California.



CIGRE
GoalArt and SvK presented a paper at the CIGRÉ sessions in Paris, August 24-29, 2008.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB American User's Group Meeting in Houston, Texas, October 13-15, 2008.


ABB
GoalArt was featured at the ABB American User's Group Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, June 1-4, 2008.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB American User's Group Meeting in Houston, Texas, Oct 21-24, 2007.


NYISO
In 2007, GoalArt signed a project with NYISO and ABB.


IEEE
GoalArt participated in IEEE HFPP in Monterey, California, Aug 26-31, 2007.


CIGRE
GoalArt participated in the regional CIGRE meeting on June 18-20, in Tallinn, Estonia.


EPCC 9
GoalArt participated in EPCC 9, June 10-13, in Ullensvang, Norway.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB Nordic User's Meeting in Västerås, May 29-30, 2007.


ABB
GoalArt participated in the ABB American User's Group Meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona, May 29-30, 2007.


EUCI
GoalArt participated in course on situation awareness in Philadelphia, Feb 26-27, 2007.


Ny Teknik.
"Shorter Blackouts (Swedish)"


American Nuclear Society. Click to follow link.
GoalArt attended the ANS 2006 Winter Meeting in Albuquerque, November 12-16, 2006.


ABB. Click to follow link.
GoalArt participated in the ABB User's Group Meeting in San Antonio, October 23-25, 2006.


GoalArt moved to
Ideon Science Park. Click to follow link.
on January 20, 2006.

GoalArt, Scheelevägen 17, 223 63 Lund, Sweden, Phone: +46 46 286 4880, Fax: +46 46 286 4882, E-mail: info@goalart.com, Web: www.goalart.com.