A network of five research institutes and one external partner coordinated by IGF Jena (Deputy: TUD Dresden University of Technology) is working on the project:

  • Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Institute of Electric Power Systems (IESY)

  • Project manager: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Roberto Leidhold
  • Task: Design and construction of the robot prototype, design of a drive system including control system


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  • Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Fisheries Biology Jena (IGF)

  • Project manager: Dr. rer. nat. Falko Wagner (RETERO Project Coordinator)
  • Task: Definition of the damage-relevant investigation parameters; Conception of the study design for the experiments with fish and sensor technology, execution of the fish experiments, ethohydraulic data analysis; Further development of the methodological basis for the evaluation of fish protection measures; Introduction of the new methodology via the DWA working group 7.2 in Germany and Europe-wide


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  • Institute of Hydraulic Engineering and Technical Hydromechanics (IWD), Technische Universität Dresden

  • Project manager: Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Stamm
  • Project Processor: Dipl.-Ing Tom Roessger (Deputy RETERO Project Coordinator)
  • Task: Design, construction and operation of an ethohydraulic test section infrastructure with 3D video tracking system, execution and evaluation of hydraulic measurements


  • SJE Ecohydraulic Engineering GmbH (SJE), Stuttgart

  • Project manager: Dr.-Ing. Ianina Kopecki

  • Task: Ethohydraulic analysis and model development based on measured and numerical data from laboratory experiments


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