Eurobike Enabling Synergy Between Automotive and Bike Industries
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germany – The upcoming 28th Eurobike is enabling greater synergy between the automotive and bike industries as organizer Messe Friedrichshafen announces a new partnership with the Association of German Engineers (VDI) Wissensforum. “This will ensure that the Eurobike Academy is taking technical knowledge transfer and professional exchange on the latest industry developments to the next level”, states the Eurobike organizer.
“We are delighted to welcome more engineers, technology experts and managers with the VDI Wissensforum information exchange at Lake Constance to give new momentum for light e-mobility and micromobility,” says Stefan Reisinger, Head of Eurobike, Messe Friedrichshafen and Member of the Board of Directors.
The VDI Wissensforum GmbH is a leading provider of further education and training for engineers, technical specialists and managers since 1957. They offer over 2,150 seminars, conferences and workshops. Its training events are supported by the network of the Association of German Engineers (VDI) and its affiliates. For four years now, the VDI Wissensforum network has been growing to include bike products like e-bikes as well as e-kick scooters, e-scooters and small four-wheeled vehicles for urban use. Every year this community meets to exchange knowledge and expertise at the VDI conference ‘Leichte E-Mobilität, Fahrzeuge für den urbanen Raum’ (Light e-mobilty, vehicles for urban areas). The VDI event has established itself as the meeting point for technical specialists and managers from the light e-mobility sector. Representatives from companies such as Bosch, Brose, Conti, KTM, Magura, Schaeffler and VW all sit on the conference’s expert committee. In addition, the German Bike Industry Association (ZIV) is also a member of the expert council for the event.
Timo Taubitz, CEO VDI Wissensforum GmbH, is really pleased about the new joint venture with Eurobike: “At VDI Wissensforum, we are already very closely connected to the automotive industry. Eurobike stands for the bike industry. It’s important to promote professional exchange between these two sectors in order to harness synergies. Light e-mobility is breaking down the barriers between bikes and automobiles and creating a new innovative growth industry. If both sectors work together intensively and exchange ideas then light e-mobility will gain further momentum in urban areas.”
Central element of Eurobike Academy
The VDI Wissensforum will be a central element of the Eurobike Academy from 4 to 6 September 2019 in Friedrichshafen. Eurobike 2019, the leading international trade show, opens to trade visitors for three business days (4 to 6 September) and for all bike fans on the Eurobike Festival Day on Saturday, 7 September 2019. For more: www.eurobike-show.com