|MECAPLAST Group is the coordinator.
Mecaplast is one of the European leaders in automotive equipment for plastic parts. Founded in 1955, the Group designs and manufactures parts and complete systems
for vehicle body and engine. It reports a turnover of 643M€ and has 5500 employees based in 14 countries.
|CETHIL (France) is a research laboratory in thermal science and energy engineering. It is a research unit of INSA-Lyon, of Claude Bernard University and of CNRS. The staff of CETHIL are about 100 persons including 50% of professors, research scientists, technicians and administrative personnel, and 50% of visiting scientists and phd students.|
|UNIVERSIDAD POLITÉCNICA DE MADRID (Spain) is the oldest and largest Spanish technical university. The INSIA laboratory activities are related to the traffic accidents and vehicles safety, automobile industry, transportation sector and more recently to the transportation environmental impact.|
|EVE SYTEM (France) is an engineering company, expert in design, prototyping and industrialization of electric architectures for electric and hybrid vehicles. EVE system’s root know how deals with cells integration and management for automotive application, electric & hybrid vehicles supervision.|
CENTRO RICERCHE FIAT (Italy), established in 1978, is an internationally recognized centre of excellence. CRF’s work constitutes a strategic lever for the FIAT Group’s businesses, enhancing performance through the development and transfer of innovative content which makes the Group’s products both competitive and distinctive.
|OLESA (Portugal) is an engineering and tooling company with consolidated competencies in the engineering and manufacturing of tools and moulds for thermoplastic injection. Olesa is currently supplying integrated tooling solutions for clients in the automotive, electronics, motorcycle and lighting industries.|
|GRUPO REPOL (Spain) was founded in 1975 and is one of Spain's leading providers and custom compounders of Engineering Plastics (PA, PP, PC, PC/ABS, PBT, ABS, POM and PPS) for injection moulding and extrusion. Repol develops customized solutions to meet specific client needs, ensured by processes and state-of-the-art laboratory tests that fully comply with international quality and environmental standards.|
VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL (Belgium) has an internationally recognised, 35-year long tradition of R&D on electric, hybrid and fuel cell vehicles making it the premier electric vehicle research facility in Belgium. About 40 researchers are active in the MOBI Team, the mobility research group at the VUB. MOBI focuses its research on different fields related to sustainable transport and mobility, socio-economic aspects, environmental impact assessment and vehicle technology.