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With over 25 years of history, Applus+ IDIADA is a leading engineering company providing design, testing, engineering, and homologation services to the automotive industry worldwide. Applus+ IDIADA counts with more than 2,500 engineers specialized in vehicle development drawn from over 25 different countries. The headquarters, composed of a 360-hectares main technical center which includes its own proving ground and a comprehensive set of laboratories, is located near Barcelona, Spain. The company also has an international network of subsidiaries and branch offices in 24 countries which ensures that their clients receive fast and customized services.
DOGA is a family business founded in 1958 in Barcelona (Spain) by Mr. Antonio Garcia Domingo and has more than 60 years of experience in the development and production of automotive components. With subsidiaries in Italy, USA, Mexico, Brazil, China and India, DOGA exports its products to more than 70 countries and is present in multiple markets such as industrial vehicles, buses, trains, agricultural machinery, construction machinery, electric vehicles, passenger cars, and motorcycles.
MathWorks is the leading developer of mathematical computing software. Engineers and scientists worldwide rely on its products to accelerate the pace of discovery, innovation, and development. We are proud to sponsor Formula Student Spain. Employing a Model-Based Design approach to the automotive design process enables teams to design, test, validate and share their models within one environment. Using industry-standard tools such as MATLAB and Simulink help students tackle real engineering problems.
Gestamp is a Spanish multinational specialised in the design, development and manufacture of highly engineered metal components for major automobile manufacturers. It develops products with an innovative design to achieve safer, lighter and more efficient vehicles with a lower energy consumption and environmental impact. Its products cover the areas of body, chassis and mechanisms. Gestamp has become, in its more than 20 years of history, a global high profile supplier. which is characterised by proximity to its customers, continuous innovation and a remarkable degree of internationalization. The company is present in 22 countries with more than 100 industrial plants, 13 R&D centres and over 43,000 employees worldwide. To keep the pace of innovation, Gestamp devotes a great deal of effort to research and development of cutting-edge tecnologies, the basis of its strategy.
SEAT is the only company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets cars in Spain. A member of the Volkswagen Group, the multinational has its headquarters in Martorell (Barcelona), exporting 80% of its vehicles, and is present in 80 countries on all five continents. In 2018, SEAT sold 517,600 cars, the highest figure in the 68-year history of the brand, posted a profit after tax of 294 million euros and a record turnover of close to 10 billion euros.
The SEAT Group employs more than 15,000 professionals and has three production centres – Barcelona, El Prat de Llobregat and Martorell, where it manufactures the highly successful Ibiza, Arona and Leon. Additionally, the company produces the Ateca in the Czech Republic, the Tarraco in Germany, the Alhambra in Portugal and the Mii in Slovakia. The multinational has a Technical Centre, which operates as a knowledge hub that brings together 1,000 engineers who are focussed on developing innovation for Spain’s largest industrial investor in R&D. SEAT already features the latest connectivity technology in its vehicle range and is currently engaged in the company’s global digitalisation process to promote the mobility of the future.
Mobility Solutions is the largestBosch Group business sector. According to preliminary figures, its 2018 sales came to 47.6 billions euros, or 61 %of total group sales. This makes the Bosch Group one of the leading automotive suppliers. The Mobility Solutions business sector pursues a vision of mobility that is accident-free, emissions-free and stress-free, and combines the group’s expertise in the domains of automation, electrification and connectivity. For its customers, the outcome is integrated in Mobility Solutions. The business sector’s main areas of activity are injection technology and powertrain peripherals for internal-combustion engines, diverse solutions for powertrain electrification, vehicle safety systems, driver-assistance and automated functions, technology for user-friendly infotainment as well as vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication, repair-shop concepts, and technology and services for the automotive aftermarket. Bosh is synonymous with important automotive innovations, such as electronic engine management, the ESP anti-skid system, and common-rail diesel technology.
The Automotive Industry Cluster of Catalonia (CIAC) is a non-profit association open to companies operating in the automotive industry, that are based in Catalonia, and pursue R&D+i activities. The Cluster does not rely on any public funding and is financed exclusively through contributions from its associate companies. Over 200 companies linked to the industry have joined the Catalan automotive cluster since it was established. This group of companies has a turnover of more than €20,000 million and provides employment for over 40,000 people.
The main aim of the association is to boost the competitiveness of the automotive industry as the driving force behind the Catalan economy. To achieve this, a strategic plan has been designed, with a series of short, medium, and longterm objectives that guarantee its development in the new industrial global framework.
AVL is the world’s largest independent company for the development, simulation and testing of powertrain systems (hybrid, combustion engine, transmission, electric drive, batteries, fuel cell and control technology) for passenger cars, commercial vehicles, construction, large engines and their integration into the vehicle.
The company has decades of experience in the development and optimization of powertrain systems for all industries. As a global technology leader, AVL provides complete and integrated development environments, measurement and test systems as well as state-of-the-art simulation methods.