The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a leading international university of technology specializing in Engineering Science & Technology. Through excellent teaching and research, TU/e contributes to the progress in the technical sciences, to the development of technological innovations, and as a result to the growth of prosperity and welfare of the whole society.
The key personnel is affiliated with the Electrical Energy Systems (EES) group of TU/e. EES group has world-class research in addressing the challenges for the next-generation sustainable electrical energy systems. EES’s knowledge of advanced power conversion technologies and system integration methodologies supports the electrification of e-mobility.
Delta, founded in 1971, is a global provider of power and thermal management solutions. Its mission statement, “To provide innovative, clean and energy-efficient solutions for a better tomorrow,” focuses on addressing key environmental issues such as global climate change. As an energy-saving solutions provider with core competencies in power electronics and automation, Delta’s business categories include Power Electronics, Automation, and Infrastructure.
Delta offers some of the most energy efficient power products in the industry, including switching power supplies with efficiency over 90%, telecom power with up to 98%, and PV inverters with up to 99.2% efficiency. Delta e also developed the world‘s first server power supply certified as 80 Plus Titanium with over 96% efficiency. Headquartered in Taiwan, we regularly invest over 8% of our annual sales revenues in R&D and have worldwide R&D facilities in China, Europe, Japan, Singapore, Thailand, and the U.S.
Founded in 2009, Heliox is the market leader in fast charging systems within public transport, e-trucks, marine, mining, and port equipment. Heliox is a full turn-key supplier of charging equipment in the range of 10 kW – 1 MW based on in-house developed power conversion, control, and cloud management products. We design, build, install, maintain, and monitor smart energy management solutions, tailor-made for all vehicle types, that support your business’ e-mobility transition. We have over 300 employees, of which 90+ in R&D. Current focus points in R&D are increasing DC output power and flexibility of servicing 1 or multiple EVs with the same set of chargers.
University of Minho is a Research University focusing on the regional, national and international socioeconomic environment, and invested in growing the Knowledge, RD&I chain namely through intellectual property management, standing as one of the PT HEIs with more registered patents. The UMinho/Bosch partnership is a paradigmatic example, assuming a diversity of areas for mutual collaboration: research, development and innovation projects; joint PhD programs; joint Lab; suppliers club initiative, etc.
Efacec Electric Mobility is a company affiliated with the Efacec Power Solutions Group (Efacec Group), the largest Portuguese group in the electromechanical area. The Efacec Group has a global footprint on more than 65 countries, employing more than 2200 persons, with around 200 of them full time in Research, Development and Innovation activities. The Electric Mobility, leading Efacec participation in this project, is a worldwide manufacturer of Electric Vehicle charging solutions with many international references under operation in almost 50 countries, and offering a complete portfolio of Private, Public, Quick, Ultra-Fast and Wireless electric vehicle chargers. Efacec Electric Mobility’s mission is to develop safe and clean energy solutions for the electric mobility market. This project is therefore a highly relevant context to pursue that mission.
Aalborg University (AAU) is a Danish public university with campuses in Aalborg, Esbjerg, and Copenhagen founded in 1974. The university accommodates one of the world’s leading power electronics research centres. Over the past 20 years, AAU has acquired impressive achievements in the fields of renewable energy power generation, electronic power grid, high efficiency and high reliability power electronic converters designing.
Silicon Austria Labs is a research institute founded by the Austrian government. The power electronics division of SAL conducts research on EV charging hardware design and optimization with several major industrial partners within Austria. The division builds know-how that is needed for the development and deployment of low-cost EV charging.
Infineon Technologies is a leading company in power semiconductors, equipped with state-of-art experiential setups for power semiconductor application design and testing, up to several kilo volt and megawatt range. All the supervisors listed below have been in the power electronics field for over 10 years and have deep know-how of high-power, high-voltage, high-efficiency power conversion design. The organization has all the know-how and infrastructure to successfully host and train the recruited ESRs.
Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. We also invest in power, including from low-carbon sources such as wind and solar; and new fuels for transport, such as advanced biofuels and hydrogen. Shell’s purpose is to power progress together with more and cleaner energy solutions. We believe that rising standards of living for a growing global population are likely to continue to drive demand for energy, including oil and gas, for years to come. At the same time, the need to tackle climate change means there is a global transition under way to a low-carbon energy system.
KEMA Labs is a world-renowned Testing, Inspections & Certification organization. It combines traditional with state-of-the-art gear to ensure every kind of grid equipment, from medium- to ultra-high-voltage, can be tested, satisfying today’s increasingly demanding criteria for performance and safety.
Innsbruck Power Electronics Lab (i-PEL), as a part of the Institute of Mechatronics, has been recently founded by Infineon Technologies AG, Austria and University of Innsbruck. Research activities are mainly focused on the cutting edge Power Semiconductors and Power Electronics in general.