Cluster Electric Mobility South-West
The State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg, e-mobil BW GmbH, coordinates the Cluster Electric Mobility South-West. Open to all kind of technologies, e-mobil BW GmbH acts as a driver in the industrialisation, market launch and application of sustainable, climate compatible and locally zero-emission mobility solutions.
To this effect, it strengthens the Land Baden-Württemberg as an industrial and science centre.
Innovative research and development projects implemented in cooperation with various partners are a key element for the further development of technologies and the industrialisation of electric mobility. For this reason, the members of the Cluster Electric Mobility South-West have been actively engaged in funded projects at regional, national and EU level since the early days of the network.
The cluster management supports its members in the search for partners and relevant sources of funding.
RELAI – Risk Estimation with a Learning AI
SmartLoad – New methods for enhancing the reliability of highly automated electric vehicles
With more than 160 members from industry and science, the Cluster Electric Mobility South-West, founded in 2007, is one of the largest cluster initiatives for future mobility.
The mobility industry's complete value chain is covered by the cooperation of high-performance automotive manufacturers as well as leading global system suppliers and numerous renowned medium-sized companies with excellent research facilities and universities. In addition to its members, the Cluster Electric Mobility South West benefits from a broad international network of relevant players in Europe, as well as in North America and Asia.
This international network allows the Cluster Electric Mobility South-West to scout technological developments at an early stage, to create efficient synergies and to promote European and international projects.
Dassault Systemes Deutschland GmbH
Dassault Systèmes, "The 3DEXPERIENCE Company", opens virtual worlds for companies and people to experience sustainable innovation. Its world-leading solutions are revolutionizing the way products are designed, manufactured and maintained. Dassault Systèmes' solutions foster global collaboration and innovation, extending the power of the virtual world to enhance the real world.
The 3DEXPERIENCE platform is a business experience platform that provides applications for all business areas. It supports companies in their value creation process - from engineering to marketing to sales and support - in creating positive experiences for their customers.
In this way, Dassault Systèmes accompanies the entire digital product lifecycle of its customers in line with the digital transformation. The Group brings added value to over 220,000 customers of all sizes in more than 140 countries.
DLR Institut für Fahrzeugkonzepte
The Institute of Vehicle Concepts is a systems institute. It works on and coordinates research topics relevant to traffic engineering on new vehicle concepts and vehicle technologies.
The institute's fields of work address the development of future technology systems for sustainable, safe and affordable vehicle generations on road and rail.
The institute's contributions range from conception and design to construction, calculation and simulation, and the production of research demonstrators, components and vehicles.
Innovation fields of the institute:
- New road vehicle concepts
- New rail vehicle concepts
- Alternative/disruptive concepts
- Vehicle propulsion and energy
- Vehicle architecture and materials engineering
- Vehicle System Analysis
The guiding vision of the Institute of Vehicle Concepts is successful scientific collaboration for efficient mobility based on renewable energy sources and energy conversion/storage of the future as well as advanced design, material applications and lightweight construction for road and rail vehicles. Within the framework of the research program Transport, the Institute of Vehicle Concepts cooperates with the Institute of Transport Research and the Institute of Transport Systems Technology as well as approximately 20 other DLR institutes.
dSPACE develops and sells tools for developing ECUs and mechatronic systems worldwide. This market segment was co-founded by dSPACE 30 years ago and is still shaping it today. The dSPACE systems enable you to drastically reduce development times and costs when designing ECUs and controllers, thus systematically increasing your productivity. This is made possible by an optimum mix of standard solutions for rapid control prototyping, automatic production code generation, and hardware-in-the-loop simulation. In addition, dSPACE offers comprehensive services - from on-site training to customer-specific system engineering, for example, in the form of turnkey HIL test systems. Whether it's electronic combustion engine control, alternative drives, or modern driver assistance systems - almost all international car manufacturers and many of their suppliers rely on dSPACE hardware and software in their current development projects. But dSPACE products are not only used in the automotive industry, but also in aerospace, drive technology, medicine, or industrial automation. Dedicated employees are the basis of the company's success. Today, dSPACE employs nearly 1,600 people worldwide, at locations in Germany, the USA, France, Great Britain, Japan, China, and Croatia. In addition, numerous distributors provide local support for dSPACE customers.
e-mobil BW GmbH
e-mobil BW GmbH - State Agency for New Mobility Solutions and Automotive Baden-Württemberg
e-mobil BW GmbH is the innovation agency and competence center of the state of Baden-Württemberg for new mobility solutions and automotive. In a network with partners from business, science and the public sector, it is shaping the transformation toward automated, networked and electric mobility in a sustainable energy system.
With an open approach to technology, e-mobil BW GmbH is driving forward the industrialization, market launch and application of sustainable, climate-friendly and locally emission-free mobility solutions. In this way, it strengthens Baden-Württemberg as a business and science location.
Eaton Germany GmbH
Eaton Corporation is a diversified energy management company with approximately 96,000 employees. The company provides its customers with energy-efficient solutions that enable them to manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical energy more effectively, efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.
Eaton's Vehicle Group provides automotive and commercial vehicle manufacturers worldwide with solutions and products to improve vehicle efficiency, reliability, performance and safety. Eaton offers innovative emissions control and fluid transfer systems and components, engine valves, valve control and turbocharging technology, and powertrain products.
For more information, visit www.eaton.com.
FEV Europe GmbH
FEV Group, headquartered in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized development service provider for powertrain and vehicle technology. The FEV Group's range of expertise includes the development, design and prototyping of innovative vehicle concepts, electronic control and hybrid drives.
The company also offers its global customers in the transportation industry the entire engineering spectrum in design, calculation and prototyping in engine and transmission development, vehicle integration, calibration and homologation of modern gasoline and diesel engines as well as for alternative fuels. The Software and Testing Solutions business unit is a global provider of advanced test bench equipment and measurement technology. The FEV Group employs over 4,500 highly qualified specialists in modern development centers on four continents.
Forschungsinstitut für Kraftfahrwesen und Fahrzeugmotoren Stuttgart
The FKFS is an independent institute and provides research and development services for the international automotive industry.
To this end, it operates various highly specialized test facilities and test vehicles, including several wind tunnels, Europe's largest driving simulator at a research facility, a powertrain test bench for hybrid and conventional vehicles, and numerous engine test benches. In-house developed measurement and testing methods enable the institute to solve complex and challenging tasks. Many years of experience in the development and application of simulation tools complement the range of services.
Around 180 highly qualified and dedicated employees work on research and development projects in the fields of vehicle drives, automotive engineering, mechatronics and electromobility. Founded in 1930, the foundation cooperates closely with the Institute for Combustion Engines and Automotive Engineering at the University of Stuttgart.
KOLEKTOR Group d.o.o.
KOLEKTOR produces BLDC motors and electric driven pumps for drivetrain and zero emission powertrain applications. The advantages of the modular system concepts are
coverage of a broad application range with the modular design,
fast and cost efficient adaptability to requirements and specifications set by applications and customers,
compact lightweight design reducing fuel consumption and emission levels,
highly flexible installation due to very compact design,
on-demand operations by smart actuation reducing fuel consumption and emission levels,
low maintenance and high longevity by using brushless DC motor technology.
The drives combine highly efficient brushless DC technology with integrated control modules and variable speed control. The motor control electronics can be perfectly protected against gases and fluids by complete overmolding.
Reference applications for the smart electric actuators are
The electric driven pumps for water or oil are performing the following functions
Oil mist separation
Kristl, Seibt & Co. GmbH
We develop, plan and supply test stands for the automotive and engine industry. With 350 employees, know-how built up over decades and ongoing research in the fields of complete vehicle, engine, powertrain and component testing, we offer customers the solution best suited to their needs.
- Complete vehicle test stands KS-R2R Road to Rig
- Roller dynamometers
- Powertrain test benches KS-R2R Road to Rig
- Engine and transmission test benches
- Hybrid and electric drive test benches
- Test benches for engine and powertrain components such as balancer shafts, clutch, starter-generator, pumps, vibration dampers, brakes
- Individual components for test bench systems such as automation system, power converters, battery simulators, conditioners for all media, etc.
- Planning of overall projects with infrastructure and test technology
MANN+HUMMEL is the world's leading expert in filtration technology. The group of companies, headquartered in Ludwigsburg, Germany, develops solutions for automobiles, industrial applications, clean air, and the sustainable use of water. In 2018, more than 20,000 employees at over 80 locations worldwide generated sales of around 4 billion euros. Products include air filter systems, suction systems, liquid filter systems, engineering plastic parts, filter media, cabin air filters, industrial filters and membrane filters.
Schreiber, Brand u. Partner Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH
SBI and WBI are known on the market as engineering companies for planning and consulting of all types of test stands.
We guarantee neutral planning independent of supplier interests. Our companies stand for innovative planning of test benches and components according to the state of the art.
Our portfolio includes a wide range of services, from single test stands to complete test centers including media supply, technical building equipment, test engineering, auxiliary equipment and of course the building itself.
All planning disciplines are united under one roof at our location in Lampertheim-Hüttenfeld.
Our approach is based on the collective awareness of quality and sustainability, implemented through optimal planning with professional project management. Our support starts with consulting and the preparation of studies and does not end with the warranty of your new test facilities/centers. SBI and WBI accompany their customers' projects throughout their life cycle.
TWT GmbH Science & Innovation
Technical-Scientific Transfer stands for the rapid and agile translation of scientific expertise into technologically sophisticated products and services in our Information & Engineering Technologies business areas. Our portfolio includes software, product and process development, technical consulting and industrial research. Colleagues from a wide range of disciplines work hand in hand. This, coupled with our excellent networking in the customer environment, which has grown over many years, allows us to get the maximum for our customers - without getting lost in the details. Founded in 1986 in the Stuttgart Technology Center, we are now represented by around 300 employees in Stuttgart, Munich, Ingolstadt and Friedrichshafen.
In the automotive, aerospace, healthcare and energy sectors, we develop customized and intelligent solutions for the technology-oriented problems of our clients. In addition, our innate drive for improvement, combined with a boundless spirit of research, is important for working on forward-looking topics such as autonomous driving, Industry 4.0 or Car IT, in which we are also actively engaged in research. We realize this both in our own projects and in a wide variety of collaborations within the framework of German and European research funding.
Werum Software & Systems AG
Werum Software & Systems offers sophisticated IT solutions specifically for testing. Our customers from the automotive industry, aerospace, household appliance manufacturing and other sectors benefit from improved efficiency and reliability of testing activities in their companies. This spans the entire process from requesting, planning, executing and analyzing test to delivering results and reports to all authorized stakeholders. Our modular platforms provide core functionalities that can be adapted to the specific needs and processes of our customers. Thus, our solutions follow a holistic approach, but still allow the implementation of integrated solutions and the realization of individual aspects.