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E-MOTIVE 2020 by FVA

The Online Conference for Electric Mobility

More than 800 visitors, 35 speakers, plus 20 hours of packed expertise!
The virtual congress 'E-Motive by FVA' , the first of its kind, was a complete success. The online event, carried out by The German Research Association for Drive Technology (FVA), focussed on all major topics of future drive technologies.

Innovative drive technology is dependent on the exchange of knowledge transfer between scientific research and the industries. The congress 'E-Motive 2020 by FVA' is the international platform, where experts meet. From September 15 to 17, 2020 the forum of experts carried out their dialogue online for the very first time! The FVA managed to set new standards in the field of digitally focused events.

A broad range of heterogeneous participants from all around the world from 230 companies, 24 countries and 32 research institutes met here for exchange, covering the vast field of emission-free mobility. The event was greatly supported by the companies FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE, ESI, GTSystem and Powersys Solutions.

Dr. Tobias Böhm (Group Research/Chief Manager of Volkswagen AG) opened the event by underlining the importance of independent and interdisciplinary research, not only for machine manufacturers, but also concerning the future of mobility as such.

During the following speeches and discussions it was made clear, that added value in the production lines by means of electronic drive components would become increasingly important and would result in further growth—whenever the mobility factor would play a role. And this would not only affect cars, trucks or moving machines. The main element of drive technology components would be correlated with all modular parts (building blocks) of mobility aspects: from drive systems, to batteries, to the whole field of manufacturing technologies, to simulation setups and development, up to Power2X—these subjects being some of the main aspects speakers put a spotlight on.

Even though some uncertainty and questions arose, the event 'E-Motive 2020 by FVA' ,  seems well established and prepared for the exchange of experience in the near future.

The FVA expresses its thanks to all participants, hosts and speakers, as well as to our board of directors. Being committed to our research work and equally engaged in this event, we all made this experience a great success.

We are looking forward to new exciting topics and meeting you at next year's event at the 'E-Motive 2021 by FVA' in Wolfsburg/Germany!

Topics 2020

» Drive Systems
» Applications and Experience
» Battery
» Fuel Cell
» Elektrische und hybride Antriebssysteme
» E-Motor
» Leistungselektronik, DC/DC-Wandler und Ladetechnologien
» Manufacturing Technology
» Power2X
» Simulation, Development Methods




Participants Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, USA

Aebi Schmidt Deutschland, Afton Chemical, AICHELIN, AlterGrids, Allison Transmission Europe, Altran, ALUWAG, APL Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau, AUDI, Aumann, AVL, AVL List, AVL Schrick, AVL Software and Functions, Bamboobike, BEC Gesellschaft für Produktmanagement mbH, Benteler Steel/Tube, BIF, B.I.G. Corporate Services, BMW, BorgWarner, Borgwarner Drivetrain Engineering, Bosch Rexroth, Boston Consulting Group Nordic, BP Europa, BPW Bergische Achsen, BPW Elektromobility, B&R Industrial Automation, BST eltromat International, BUBA Yönetim Danışmanlığı Ticaret, CTF Consulting,  CST Computer Simulation Technology, Daikin Chemical Europe, Daimler, Dassault Systemes, DELLCON WEE, Deutsche Edelstahlwerke, DEUTZ, Diehl Metall Stiftung, dive solutions, Drivetrain Enginee, Dynamic Engineering Works, Eagle Industry, EAGLE SIMRAX, ELANTAS Europe, ElringKlinger, Emec Prototyping, ESI Group, EVONIK Industries, Evonik Operation, FES Fahrzeug-Entwicklung Sachsen, FEV Consulting, FEV Europe, Freudenberg FST, Fuel Cell Systems, FUCHS LUBRITECH, FUCHS SCHMIERSTOFFE, GROB-WERKE, Henkel, Hitachi Automotive Systems Europe, Hitachi Mechanical Engineering, Horn, Hyundai Motor Europe Technical, ifm electronic, Ion Battery Systems, Jaguar Land Rover Deutschland, JATCO France S, JCB Transmissions, KAPP NILES, KEB Automation, ISP Salzbergen, KEB Automation. Kennametal Shared Services, Klüber Lubrication München, Klöckner Desma Elastomertechnik, Konzelmann, Koydo Yushi Europe BV, Kramer-Werke, Kurtz, LANXESS Deutschland, Lechner, Lenze, Linde Material Handling, MAGNA Powertrain, Mahindra Electric Mobility, MAHLE Electric Drives Slovenija, MAHLE International, MAN Truck & Bus, MAPAL Dr. Kress, MARPOSS, Marsilli Deutschland, Mercedes-Benz, MNA INTERNATIONAL, MTU Friedrichshafen, Müller-BBM VibroAkustik Systeme, MVI PROPLANT Süd, National Oilwell Varco Poland, Nexteer Automotive, nexiss, NSK, NSK DEUTSCHLAND, OELCHECK, Oerlikon Balzers Coating, Opel Automobile, PEC project engineers and consultants, Pierburg, Plasmatreat, Porsche, Powersys SARL, Precision Motors Deutsche Minebea, Prototype vehicles, Precision Raylase, Rare Earth Industry Association, Razzaq Engineering work, Refu Driv,  Robert Bosch, Robert Bosch Espana Fabrica Treto SAU, ROFIN-SINAR Laser, Rolls-Royce Power Systems, SAMAC S.R.L., Scansonic MI Schaeffler, Schaeffler Automotive, Schaeffler Group USA, Schaeffler Technologies, Schaltbau, Schlegel und Partner, Schunk Sintermetalltechnik, SEG Automotive Germany, Shell Global Solutions, Siemens, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Sila Nanotechnologies SKF, STABIL GROUP International, Stackpole Powertrain International, SolarEdge e-Mobility, Sonya Winner Studio, Strama-MPS Maschinenbau, Sunamp Limited, Teamlead Romaing Network, thyssenkrupp Presta, Thyssenkrupp Steel Europe, ThyssenKrupp System Engineering, TOTAL Marketing Services, Toyota Motor Europe, Turkcell, unu, Valeo Siemens eAutomotive, VEMAC, Vestas Wind Systems A/S, ViscoTec Pumpen- und Dosiertechnik, Vitesco Technologies, voestalpine Stahl, Voith, Voith Turbo, VOLKSWAGEN, Wacker Neuson Linz, Wacker-Chemie, WAFIOS, Walter Söhner, Wendt, Wittenstein, Yanmar Compact Germany, Zeller+Gmelin, ZELTWANGER Dichtheits- und Funktionsprüfsysteme, Zeppelin Power Systems, ZF Friedrichshafen, ZF Automotive, Zhenghai Magnetics Europe, Zoerkler Gears, wvib

Aalen University, Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Ravensburg Campus Friedrichshafen, Fraunhofer: Institute for Production Technology (IPT), Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology (IISB), Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology(IWU), Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg: FAPS – Institute for Factory Automation and Production Systems, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT):Institute of Production Science (wbk), Institute for Thermal Process Engineering (TVT), Leibniz Universität Hannover: Institute for Drive Systems and Power Electronics (IAL), Paderborn University: Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (LEA), RWTH Aachen University: Institute for Power Electronics and Electrical Drives (ISEA), Institute for Combustion Engines (VKA), Technical University of Braunschweig: Institute of Automotive Engineering (IFF), Technical University Darmstadt: Institute for Mechatronic Systems in Mechanical Engineering (IMS), Institut für Elektrische Energiewandlung (EW); Technical University Dresden: Institute of Electrical Power Engineering ETI, EMA, Technical University of Munich: Gear Research Centre (FZG), University of Applied Sciences Würzburg- Schweinfurt: Technology Transfer Center for E-Mobility (TTZ-EMO), University of Stuttgart: Institute for Engineering Design and Industrial Design (IKTD)

Associations, organizations
Research Association
Drive Technology e.V. (FVA), Research Association for Combustion Engines e.V. (FVV), VDMA: Fluid Power, Power Transmission Engineering, VDMA Baden-Württemberg, VDMA Metallurgy, VDMA Engines and Systems



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