ALIVE project final days

04/12/2017 by cidaut


The Aachen Body Engineering Days (ABED), which took place on the 20-21st of September in the facilities of the ALIVE partner IKA, at the RWTH Aaachen University, became the platform to present the final results of ALIVE and ENLIGHT, being the flagship R&D projects funded by the EC in the domain of vehicle lightweighting. A workshop on the 22nd of September and a booth with the demonstrators was dedicated to the SEAM cluster projects. ALIVE demonstrators were showcased in this event, which was a success, counting on the presence of


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ALIVE: invitation to Final Workshop

09/20/2016 by cidaut



Global warming concerns have led to the demand for higher energy-efficiency in the automotive industry. At the same time urbanisation is closely connected with the evolution of mobility with cities becoming more and more the centres of economical and social activities. These factors create new needs, opportunities and technological challenges in the form of lighter, thus more energy


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ALIVE: achieved one of the main milestones

07/13/2015 by cidaut

alive_1Since October 2012, CIDAUT has been working in ALIVE project together with other 20 partners including 7 major carmakers, 7 major suppliers, 2 SME’s and 4 academia research centres.

After more than 2 years of work, 21 partners have been developed materials and design concepts to obtain a high potential reduction of the weight of Electric Vehicles, while keeping track of the essential aim of affordable application to high volume productions.

In an extraordinary general meeting that took place on 25th of June at Darmstadt and


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