The research project “The Intelligent Container” was supported by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany, under reference number 01IA10001.

The research project ‘In-network data analysis of spatially distributed quantities’ was supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG) under grants Pa2507/1 and Je722/1.

The project COOL is Supported by Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy on the basis of a decision by the German Bundestag under grant VP 2869706CL4.