On the 8th – 10th of October 2018, 3Ccar partners met for the final project review meeting in Graz, Austria. The meeting was attended by all project partners, project officers, as well as representatives from ECSEL JU, and national and local governments.

 

Discussions at the TU Graz

Leaders of all of the project’s Supply Chains and Work Packages presented the achieved results, deliverables, and milestones at the TU Graz. Plans for the valorization of the 3Ccar technological results were discussed, paving the way for impactful market introductions. Furthermore, project partners presented how the developments achieved under 3Ccar will be integrated into future collaborations, and how they will impact the future of mobility and European economies.

     

 

ECA2030

The final review meeting culminated with a session of project technological demonstrators during the networking event ECA2030 Graz, held at the Hans-List Hall in Graz: Electric Connected Automated Cars invented for the 2030 Consumer. The outstanding event, as highlight of ECSEL JU project’s 3Ccar final review days, was organized by AVL LIST, Graz. During this event, Dr. Sabine Herlitschka, Chair of ECSEL Joint Undertaking Governing Board, CEO and CTO of Infineon Technologies Austria, gave an inspirational keynote speech presenting the vast achievements of ECSEL JU projects and encouraging future collaborations.

Demonstrator Session at the Hans List Hall

Event attendees were warmly welcomed by event hosts Prof. Georg List, AVL List GmbH VP Corporate Strategy, and Prof. Helmut List, AVL List GmbH CEO, and inspired by their visionary talks. A cordial reception was also extended by Mag. Alexandra Pichler-Jessenko, Member of Styrian Parliament, who captivated the audience with her speech about the host city and the importance of innovation-oriented economy. Dr. Anton Chichkov then presented his speech on the Mobility.E lighthouse initiative, driven by the cluster project AutoDrive. ECA2030 Graz participants were also honoured by the presence of Mag. Diana Materi from Townhall Graz, Mr Reinhold Friedrichs, BMBF Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany, and Mr Francis Deprez, VLAIO Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, IWT-Vlaanderen.

Following the speeches, ECA2030 Graz participants had the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the numerous 3Ccar technological demonstrators and the impressive ANTARES E2aircraft, presented by Lange Aviation.

3Ccar coordinator Reiner John thanked all 3Ccar partners, industry and public representatives, as well as the funding agencies, for this extraordinary opportunity to collaborate in creating novel, integrated components for complexity control and more affordable vehicles.

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