Haydn Consulting Ltd., United Kingdom

HCFounded in 1999, Haydn Consulting Ltd. is a small, high tech, Small to Medium Enterprise (SME) that performs consultancy work for a number of key customers. These include applications expertise and research for Rolls-Royce Aerospace, Rolls-Royce Marine, Rolls-Royce Nuclear Submarines, Rolls-Royce Civil Nuclear, the European Commission, NASA, the MoD, the TSB, Emirates Airlines, the Olympics, Formula 1 Racing and research bodies in the UK, Austria, Italy and Cyprus. Haydn Consulting Ltd. is a preferred supplier to Rolls-Royce plc.

Haydn Consulting provides expertise in a number of areas but primarily in health monitoring and control systems. Here the company is a leader in the research and development of innovative new products in the aerospace, marine, automotive and agricultural sectors. A particular specialism is distributed, remote, on-condition monitoring of systems and a number of patents have been filed. As the applications that the company considers tend to have geographically dispersed assets (often worldwide) system of systems issues are a key concern and growing business driver this article. Haydn Consulting was commissioned to provide System of Systems and Mixed Criticality Systems expertise to the European Commission as well as being a consultant to the IDC System of Systems study.

Main tasks in the project

Lead of WP2 “Analysis of state of the art and future challenges”, responsible for the Working Group 1 “Systems of systems in transportation and logistics”.