Cooperative industrial research enables expertise to be shared profitably. The German Research Association for Drive Technology FVA (Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e. V.) has been proving this for the past 50 years.
The FVA (Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e. V.) is the world's most successful and largest drive technology research and innovation network. Since 1967, industrial developers and scientific researchers have been working together on basic pre-competitive questions of drive technology. This form of industrial collaborative research provides the basis for product innovations of the more than 200 FVA members. Over 1700 projects with an investment volume of more than 230 million euros have been carried out by the FVA over the past 50 years.
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FVV | The Research Association for Combustion Engines is a globally unique network of companies, research & technology performers (RTD) and funding bodies. Manufacturers of automotive engines, industrial engines, fuel cells and turbomachinery as well as their suppliers and service providers work together with universities and other research establishments on cutting-edge technologies. The aim is to make engines and turbines cleaner, more efficient and sustainable – for the benefit of society, industry and the environment.
Combustion engines facilitate individual mobility, transportation, energy supply and industrial added value. The innovative power of the industry and its economic success make a significant contribution to social prosperity. As a non-profit organisation, the FVV supports the development of its members - small, medium and large companies - and the promotion of young scientists through pre-competitive industrial collective research.
The FVV is a member of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen - AiF), the leading national organisation for applied research and development for SMEs. It has invested more than 500 million euros in 1,200 research projects since it was founded in 1956.
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