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The impact of R&D investments during the crisis

How strong is the innovative power of German companies and how can the economy get successfully through this coronavirus crisis? // Two current surveys by the BDI and the Stifterverband deal with...

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FVV plans to organise the 2020 Autumn Conference as digital event

After the cancellation of the FVV 2020 Spring Conference, the autumn meeting will also be digitalised and held in September // The programme and schedule are currently being coordinated with the...

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FVV 2020 Spring Conference: Proceedings for Engines and Turbomachinery published

After the FVV 2020 Spring Conference unfortunately had to be cancelled, we would like to provide you with online copies of the conference proceedings for ENGINES and TURBOMACHINERY. The results of the...

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AiF Facts & Figures 2019 - now online

In 2019, the AiF and its subsidiaries awarded 496.2 million euros in public funding from the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) as part of pre-competitive Industrial Collective...

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Sustainable transportation strategies can address both climate protection and sustainable development – CSU state group and AiF experts met in Berlin

AiF experts met members of the CSU state group to exchange views on environmental protection and transportation policy // Climate protection is to support and stimulate the business activity in...

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CfP | E-MOTIVE 2020 Expert Forum on Electric Vehicle Drives

12th Expert meeting on electric vehicle drives and electric mobility will be held in Wolfsburg from 16 to 17 September 2020 // Closing date for submission of papers is 27 March 2020 // E-MOTIVE is...

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CfP | International P2X Conference 2020 powered by VDMA

The International Power-to-X (P2X) Conference “From Production to Application”, which will be held in Heidelberg on 27 October 2020, brings together plant manufacturers and users from different...

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Professor Sebastian Bauer re-elected as President of the AiF

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Bauer has been confirmed as President of the AiF // Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claudia Langowsky (FAT/VDA) has been elected as Deputy President succeeding Prof. Dr. Kurt Wagemann...

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CfP | Expert Forum Powertrain 2020 - Friction in the Powertrain and Vehicle

In 2019, ATZlive united the three established conferences "Charge Cycle and Emission Control", "Friction in the Powertrain and Vehicle" and "Simulation and Testing" under the same umbrella in the...

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Progress reports of the National Platform Future of Mobility

National Platform Future of Mobility (NPM) publishes first progress report and further results from the working groups // Prof. Dr. Peter Gutzmer, Chairman of the FVV and Co-Chairman of WG 2...

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Why actually? Dr Ulrich Kramer explains to Schau TV the opportunities of a complete defossilisation of the transportation sector in 2050

The author of the FVV Fuel Study III " Defossilising the transportation sector - options and requirements for Germany", Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Kramer (Ford-Werke GmbH) explains in the series "Why actually?"...

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European Commission gives green light for first European battery project

The European Commission has approved the first major European project for battery cell production // This clears the way for the funding of five German companies and companies from six other EU member...

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IGF will receive 180 million euros in 2020

A total of 180 million euros will be available for Industrial Collective Research (IGF) in 2020 // This is a rise of around 6.5 percent compared to 2017, 2018 and 2019 // AiF, FVV and industry are...

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