4 SCS members at the heart of the German automotive market thanks to EXCITE and ClusterXchange
WHEN DIGITAL MEETS AUTOMOTIVE – THROWBACK ON A CXC MISSION OF 4 FRENCH SMES ON THE GERMAN AUTOMOTIVE MARKET IN BADEN-WÜRTEMBERG
3 days of visits and networking in the Baden-Württemberg Automotive ecosystem
4 SMES SUPPORTED THANKS TO THE EXCITE PROJECT
From 29 November to 1 December 2022, our partner the German cluster e-mobile BW Electromobility South-West warmly welcomed our members Benomad, Epicnpoc, Genow and Moabi with a rich visits and networking programme. It was the opportunity for them to discover the players in the local ecosystem, the assets and entry points of the German automotive market, and Research and Innovation infrastructures in this sector.
This mission was carried out as part of the European project EXCITE, of which SCS is a partner, and of the ClusterXchange scheme, through which we finance international missions in targeted European ecosystems.
Learn more about the EXCITE project and the ClusterXchange appliance HERE
A RICH PROGRAM AROUND THE AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRY
DAY 1 – Stuttgart, Automotive Ecosystem of Baden-Württemberg
- Presentation of the automotive ecosystem in Baden-Württemberg by e-mobile BW GmbH & Baden-Württemberg International
- Impressive tour of Arena2036
- Visit and discovery of simulation services and high-performance computing from SICOS BW GmbH
- Visit to the FKFS (Research Institute for Automotive and Engine Engineering in Stuttgart)
DAY 2 – Esslingen, Automotive Suppliers’ Day
- Automotive Suppliers’ Day conference organised by Baden-Württemberg with the Minister of Economic Affairs.
- Exhibition and networking on the showroom of the event
DAY 3 – Karlsruhe, Research and innovation connected vehicle
Visit and discovery of research and innovation activities smart vehicle and mobility:
- KIT Campus Ost (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
- FZI Forschungszentrum Informatik- House of Living Labs (Computing Research Center)
“I was delighted to be part of this mission. Very interesting and promising. A lot of potential collaborations and business opportunities.” – Ahmed Smaali, CEO Genow
“The mission allowed us to discover the local ecosystem and specialisations in the automotive sector, as well as to exchange with local organisations specialised in automotive equipment.“ – Arno Peduzzi, Business Developer Benomad
“This mission gave us knowledge of how German industry is preparing for the evolution of the automotive industry with a great opportunity for French companies in the field of digitalisation.” – Jean-Michel Brossard, CEO Moabi
“The mission to Germany allowed us to perfect our knowledge of the automotive industry in Baden Württemberg. Thank you to the Pôle SCS and ClusterXchange for allowing us to meet the friendly team of the e-mobil cluster who remains the gateway to this ecosystem. Finally, we would like to warmly thank Clémence Castell for her commitment and seriousness in the organisation of this mission.” – Pierre Sigrist, CTO epicnpoc
Congratulations to our members and a big thank you to our partner for his warm welcome. We look forward to welcoming the members of e-mobil BW EMSW in 2023 !
More info soon on the next “Smart Vehicle” mission that will be hosted by SCS in Autumn 2023.