AVL is the world's largest independent company for development, simulation and testing technology of powertrains (hybrid, combustion engines, transmission, electric drive, batteries and software) for passenger cars, trucks and large engines. Scope of Business: Development of Powertrain Systems AVL develops and improves all kinds of powertrain systems and is a competent partner to the engine and automotive industry. In addition AVL develops and markets the simulation methods which are necessary for the development work. Engine Instrumentation and Test Systems The products of this business area comprise all the instruments and systems required for engine and vehicle testing. Advanced Simulation…

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  Brembo is an acknowledged world leader and innovator in the field of automotive disc brake technology. The company supplies high performance braking systems to the premier makers of automobiles, motorcycles and commercial vehicles worldwide, as well as clutches, seats, harnesses and other components for the racing sector only. The name of Brembo also has unrivalled prestige in motorsport, with more than 200 world championship titles won to date in the role of OE supplier. The Company operates currently in 16 countries on 3 continents, with 22 production and business sites and a pool of human resources numbering over 7000; of…

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CD-adapco is the world's largest independent CFD-focused provider of engineering simulation software, support and services. We have over 30 years of experience in delivering industrial strength engineering simulation. The scope of our activities extends well beyond software development to encompass a wide range of CAE engineering services in both CFD and FEA

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Ghent University, abbreviated to UGent, was founded in 1817 by King William I of Orange. The past 200 years, Ghent University employed many eminent scientists such as Nobel Prize winner Corneille Heymans, Leo Baekeland, Joseph Guislain, Walter Fiers, Marc Van Montagu, Peter Piot,...You'll also find many prominent persons among our alumni such as Robert Cailliau (co-inventor of the Internet), Dirk Frimout (astronaut), Peter Piot (United Nations) and Jacques Rogge (former Chairman IOC). Today, Ghent University is one of the major Belgian universities counting over41,000 students and 9,000 employees. Our 11 faculties are composed of 117 faculty departments. These departments offer more than…

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Jaguar Land Rover is the UK’s largest automotive manufacturing business, built around two iconic British car brands: Land Rover, the world’s leading manufacturer of premiumall-terrain vehicles and Jaguar, one of the world’s premier luxury sports saloon and sports car marques. Under the ownership of Tata Motors Limited, Jaguar Land Rover is transforming its business to realise the full potential of its brands and deliver profitable results. Driving the business is a world-class team of 32,000 people globally. In addition we support more than 210,000 UK jobs through the supply chain, dealer network and wider economy. All of our cars are…

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Royal IHCis the global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, with vast experience accumulated over decades and a reliable supplier of innovative ships and supplies for offshore construction. It’s expertise stretches from supplying complete solutions for the dredging, offshore and the upcoming deep-sea mining market. IHC has the in- house expertise for complete design, engineering and in house manufacturing of the integrated solutions required to get the job done. The continues development of equipment has also helped IHC to have excellent business relations with their clients and to provide life cycle and upgrade support throughout the life…

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SMARTMechanical is a spinoff company born in May 2012 from the university Politecnico di Milano. Its mission is to conceive smart ideas and turn them into business initiatives. Having the founding members wide experience in automotive, railway, aerospace and artificial vision, these sectors are the natural "incubator" for new findings, but the applications of our products span over different fields, from building to renewable energies. SMARTMechanical strength is to examine common problems with an unconventional approach; the result is to add value to conventional design, to ease design refinement and to speed up development testing. The availability of skills and tools…
              The University of Žilina has been operating in the network of Slovak universities for 60 years. At its seven faculties it offers technically and technologically oriented study programs as well as economic and humanities education. It has successfully spread the cooperation with partners in the world. Students of the second and third grade of the university studies have a wide range of possibilities to attend a part of their studies at foreign universities. In the same way the synergy of research and education offers the opportunity to apply the latest knowledge and technologies.…

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  The Electrical Energy Management Group currently comprises 6 academic staff and 25 researchers. Its core research lies in the fields of design of electro-mechanical energy conversion devices, power electronic conversion, and advanced control. Recent activities have focussed on improvements in the efficiency, specific output, dynamic performance and reliability of electric drive systems. On-going research projects include: Torque/power dense generator systems for aircraft and wind/tidal energy; Compact, high efficiency traction motor drives for electric and hybrid vehicles; High specific torque, direct electric drives for rotorcraft; Multi-level power converters for aircraft and automotive applications; Highly efficient grid-tied inverter technologies; Low power energy…

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  The K.U.Leuven, being the 6th European university in the 2008 Leiden bibliometric ranking, is a charter member of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) and is the largest university in Belgium. It has 37000 students and a staff of 9560, with 14 faculties covering all disciplines in humanities, life sciences,physical sciences & engineering and offering 171 master programmes. Applied research is supported by the well-experienced K.U.Leuven Research & Development (LRD), one of the most renown technology transfer offices in Europe. To strengthen international collaboration, K.U.Leuven has a.o. its own international fellowship programme. The Noise and Vibration Research Group counts 5 professors, 9…

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 607361