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 Fraunhofer Innovation and Technology Platform
"Mobility and Logistics"
5th - 6th March, 2012, The Leela , Gurgaon

The Fraunhofer is Europe’s largest applied research organisation with 80 Institutes , 22000 employees and a turnover of Euros 1.8 Billion. The Fraunhofer Innovation and Technology Platform (FIT Platform) is an exciting Initiative of the Fraunhofer which will showcase the competencies, latest technologies, innovative ideas and solutions.  The inaugural event is being held for the first time as part of  the on-going Initiative of the Govt. of the Federal Republic of Germany: Germany and India 2011-2012 - Infinite Opportunities. The event will be held on an annual basis, focusing on different thematic fields every year and showcasing cutting edge technologies, innovation and solutions like never before.

The FIT Platform 2012 will focus on Mobility and Logistics as thematic areas for this edition.  The Event will kick off on 5th of March 2012 with a high profile panel discussion on the subject “Technology as a driver to improve Quality of Life”. This will be followed by the Awards Ceremony of “Germany High Tech Champions”, where innovative and path-breaking Ideas of young German research and Industry practitioners,  which have a strong Business Case.

The second day, 6th March will be devoted to technical sessions on the sub-thematic areas of Urban Transportation, Electrical Mobility, Light-weight Design, Smart solutions for multimodal transportation and logistics, biofuels and environmental impacts.  Another highlight is the presentation of innovative research ideas ready for commercialisation by young Fraunhofer researchers in the form of “Elevator Pitches”.

The Event is expected to be attended by more than 200 Delegates from India and abroad, mostly by CEOs, CTOs, and Innovation experts from Industry and Research as well as Government.