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DFG presents "2018 Funding Atlas": Strong research meets effective promotion

Research Focus Europe shows the formative role of Germany and the United Kingdom / High stability in the German research system / Third-party funding remains at a high level - new dynamics of the...

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The Powertrain Transition | New VDMA-FVA-FVV study report published

VDMA, FVA and FVV publish new study on the electrification of the automotive powertrain and its impact on the mechanical engineering and supply industries - For the first time passenger cars,...

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A Day to Feel the Future - BMWi/AiF Innovation Day 2018

The headline of the 25th Innovation Day in Berlin on 7 June 2018 was "25 Years of Promoting Innovation - 10 Years of ZIM - 1 Day to Feel the Future. 300 companies and industry-related research...

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The Power of Collective Research: The FVV promotes successful IGF projects in Japan

Industrial Collective Research // Technology and ideas for tomorrow: The FVV introduces three innovative industrial collective research (IGF) projects at a technology session of the JSAE Spring...

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13th International MTZ Conference "The Powertrain of Tomorrow 2019" | Call for Papers | Closing date is 15 June 2018

FIND THE WORLDWIDE POWERTRAIN MIX | Internal combustion engines powered by synthetic fuels: Their role in the new powertrain systems - Electric vehicles: mix of low-voltage and high-voltage hybrid...

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7th ATZ Conference on Tribology "Friction in the Powertrain and Vehicle" | Call for Papers | Closing date is 18 April 2018

Friction in the powertrain and vehicle - Climate protection and air quality are the TOP issues in the public and thus also in the automotive industry - Further reducing CO2 and NOx emissions has a...

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Dr. Uwe Lauber is the new President of the VDMA Engines and Systems Association

The CEO of MAN Diesel & Turbo SE, Dr. Uwe Lauber, has been elected as the new President of the VDMA Engines and Systems Association. The focus of his term of office will be on technology solutions for...

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10th Expert Forum Electric Vehicle Drives | Call for Papers

CALL FOR PAPERS - Closing date for abstracts: 31 March 2018 - Submit a short version of your presentation until 31st March and take the opportunity to shape the powertrain transition together with us:...

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AiF publishes Facts & Figures for 2017

In 2017, the AiF and its subsidiaries awarded € 535.6 million in public funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) in the framework of the pre-competitive Industrial...

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BEARING WORLD 2018 | International Bearing Conference: Industrial Research and Science in Dialog with Practical Application

PROGRAMME - By popular request, following the successful 2016 premiere of BEARING WORLD, the international conference for rolling and plain bearings, with more than 200 participants from 11 countries,...

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Bauer is the new President of the AiF

Cologne - The Board of the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF) elected on 18 January 2018 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Bauer (52) 13th President of the Association - Bauer succeeds...

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E-fuels are necessary to meet EU’s transport sector climate goals

New study by the German Energy Agency (dena) and Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik (LBST) on behalf of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) – E-fuels massively reduce CO2 across entire...

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