BMW Group (Konsortialführer)
The BMW Group is the leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles in the world with its BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce brands. As a global company, the BMW Group operates 28 production and assembly facilities in 13 countries and has a global sales network in more than 140 countries.
Autoliv B.V. & Co. KG
Autoliv Inc. develops and manufactures systems for occupant protection, active safety and driver assistance for all major automotive manufacturers in the world. Together with its joint ventures, Autoliv has approximately 80 facilities with more than 50,000 employees in 29 countries. In addition, the company has ten technical centers with 21 test tracks in nine countries around the world, more than any other automotive safety supplier. And meanwhile we pursue for more than 60 years our company vision: Saving lives.
Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen (BAST)
The Federal Highway Research Institute (BASt) is a technical and scientific institute under the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development (BMVBS). It provides the ministry with scientifically-backed decision aids for technical and traffic-related issues and plays a significant role in drawing up regulations and standards. For that purpose the Federal Highway Research Institute conducts own research at its testing plants and contributes to national and international projects together with other research institutes.
Continental Automotive GmbH
With sales of €32.7 billion in 2012, Continental is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide. As a supplier of brake systems, systems and components for powertrains and chassis, instrumentation, infotainment solutions, vehicle electronics, tires and technical elastomers, Continental contributes to enhanced driving safety and global climate protection. Continental is also an expert partner in networked automobile communication. Continental currently has more than 177,000 employees in 46 countries.
Daimler AG
The Daimler AG is one of the world´s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world´s biggest manufacturer of commercial vehicles with a global reach. As a pioneer of automotive engineering, we continue to shape the future of mobility today: Our focus is on innovative and green technologies as well as on safe and superior automobiles that appeal to and fascinate our customers.
Finepower GmbH
Finepower ist ein führendes Engineering- und Vertriebsunternehmen mit dem Fokus auf Applikationen der modernen Leistungselektronik. Unser erfahrenes Team konzentriert sich auf die Entwicklung von innovativen leistungselektronischen Systemen, die Berechnung und Simulation magnetischer Bauteile und die Entwicklung elektronischer Schaltungen. Die Aktivitäten von Finepower sind auf 3 potenzielle Marktsegmente gerichtet: Automotive (E- und Hybridfahrzeuge), Erneuerbare Energien, Innovative Schaltnetzteile und deren Topologien.
Hyve AG
HYVE is an innovation company, that has been a pioneer in Open Innovation, Co-Creation and community-based research since 2000. HYVE offers a holistic and user integrative approach to develop customer orientated innovations. Therefore, HYVE connects experience and knowledge in the fields of interactive value creation together with users and the integration of customers by using social media and online communities in a unique way.
Employing over 5,000 members of staff, IAV is one of the world’s leading providers of engineering services to the automotive industry. The company has been developing innovative concepts and technologies for future vehicles for 30 years. Core competencies include production-ready solutions in all fields of electronics, powertrain and vehicle development. All of the world's premier automobile manufacturers and suppliers are among our clients. In addition to development centers in Berlin, Gifhorn and Chemnitz, IAV also operates from other locations in Europe, Asia as well as North and South America.
InnoZ GmbH
InnoZ has its headquarters on EUREF campus, in the middle of Berlin. The vision „Intelligent City“ of the future is on EUREF campus developed. The Ecologically and economically sustainable solutions make the office and research campus a unique European center for innovation and projects in future. InnoZ contributes its share to the Living Lab with its research projects and electromobility platform as a living lab, explanation center and forum on the location. As a research, trial and consulting company, we develop together with industries, science, administrations and users innovative systemic solutions in the area of mobility and societal change. Furthermore, InnoZ combines application-oriented research and practice together.
LION Smart GmbH
LION Smart is an innovative engineering service company for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and suppliers of the automotive industry as well as for additional industries. Furthermore, the range of services includes consultancy services and trend & market research in the field of drive propulsion systems such as lithium-ion storage technology. In addition, LION Smart developed a battery management system that controls battery packs and ensures a safe state of the whole system. The company operates test facilities and test laboratories for electric storage devices with the TÜV SÜD AG (TÜV SÜD Battery Testing GmbH). As a high-quality engineering service company LION Smart also offers advisory services in lithium-ion storage technology. The company facilitates the use of lithium-ion storage technology for each vehicle model and has a strong link to research centers and universities.
Siemens AG
Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, operating in the fields of industry, energy and healthcare as well as providing infrastructure solutions, primarily for cities and metropolitan areas. For over 165 years, Siemens has stood for technological excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality. The company is the world’s largest provider of environmental technologies. Around 40 percent of its total revenue stems from green products and solutions. In fiscal 2012, which ended on September 30, 2012, revenue from continuing operations totaled €78.3 billion and income from continuing operations €4.9 billion (incl. IAS 19R). At the end of September 2012, Siemens had around 370,000 employees worldwide on the basis of continuing operations.
Texas Instruments Deutschland GmbH
Texas Instruments drives automotive innovation TI’s state-of-the-art semiconductor products allow manufacturers and system suppliers to deliver world-class features to the automotive market. Our extensive automotive portfolio includes analog power management, interface and signal chain solutions, along with DLP® displays, ADAS and infotainment processors, Hercules™ TMS570 safety microcontrollers and wireless connectivity solutions. TI offers SafeTI™ parts designed to facilitate OEMs’ compliance with the requirements of ISO 26262, as well as parts specifically designated as compliant with the AEC-Q100 and TS16949 standards, all with excellent product documentation.
TU München
Technische Universität München (TUM) is one of Europe’s leading universities. It has roughly 500 professors, 9,000 academic and non-academic staff, and 32,000 students. It focuses on the engineering sciences, natural sciences, life sciences, medicine, and economic sciences. After winning numerous awards, it was selected as an “Excellence University” in 2006 and 2012 by the Science Council (Wissenschaftsrat) and the German Research Foundation (DFG). In both international and national rankings, TUM is rated as one of Germany’s top universities and is dedicated to the ideal of a top-level research-oriented entrepreneurial university. The university's global presence includes offices in Beijing (China), Brussels (Belgium), Cairo (Egypt), Mumbai (India) and São Paulo (Brazil). The German Institute of Science and Technology (GIST - TUM Asia), founded in 2002 in Singapore, is the first research campus of a German university abroad.
TÜV SÜD is an international leading technical service organisation catering to the INDUSTRY, MOBILITY and CERTIFICATION Segment. The experts and technology consultants are dedicated partners in their clients' processes, offering comprehensive industry expertise throughout the entire value chain. They focus their services on their core competencies of consulting, testing, certification and training. Almost 20,000 employees are committed to optimizing technology, systems and know-how at over 800 locations in Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and Africa.