BLOCK Transformatoren-Elektronik GmbH
BLOCK is a leading manufacturer of transformers, power supplies, electronic circuit breakers, reactors, and EMI filters, with 800 employees and 38 sites worldwide. Offering over 2,500 standard products as well as a wide range of customized products, our perfect voltage solutions ensure maximum power supply quality in a large number of industrial applications. All BLOCK products are developed and produced in-house, from the research and development phase to production and quality assurance, right through to certification.
For more information, visit www.block.eu
CARIAD is an independent automotive software company in the Volkswagen Group, consolidating and further expanding the Group’s software competencies to transform automotive mobility. It´s developing the leading tech stack for the automotive industry with mission to make the automotive experience safer, more sustainable and more comfortable. Around 5,000 engineers and developers are now working on building a uniform software platform for all brands of Volkswagen Group, which includes a unified and scalable architecture, an operating system and automotive cloud. Further, CARIAD is working on outstanding digital automotive features like ADAS systems, a standardized infotainment platform, software functions for linking powertrains, chassis and charging technology, new ecosystems and digital business models in and around the vehicle. CARIAD operates in software competence centers throughout Germany, and works closely with the Volkswagen Group’s international development teams in the US and China.
For more information, visit www.cariad.technology
chesco Center for Hybrid Electric Systems Cottbus
With chesco a globally unique center for research into hybrid-electric and electric drives is to be established at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg. Core research fields are hybrid-electric and electric systems for aviation, rail, road and off-road. chesco intends to find solutions for climate-friendly and climate-neutral mobility applications. Therefore chesco will be built as a manufacturing center for innovative production technologies, including the complete digitalization of all development, production, operation and maintenance processes as well as a test center with state-of-the-art facilities for testing the developed novel systems and prototypes.
For more information, visit www.b-tu.de/chesco
dSPACE is a leading provider of simulation and validation solutions worldwide for developing connected, autonomous, and electrically powered vehicles. With a comprehensive portfolio and cutting-edge technology for rapid control prototyping (RCP), hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) and Power HIL testing, dSPACE is in high demand as a development partner in the automotive industry, aerospace, industrial automation, and for modern power grids. In the areas of power electronics and electric drives, dSPACE provides state-of-the-art FPGA technology as well as preconfigured simulation models, including the dSPACE Automotive Simulation Models (ASM) based on Simulink®, and FPGA modeling toolkits based on Xilinx® System Generator (XSG). Generic approaches using topology-based implementations are also available (dSPACE Electrical Power Systems Simulation Package), as well as electronic load modules for testing power electronics systems at full power.
For more information, visit www.dspace.com
EA Elektro-Automatik GmbH & Co. KG
The EA Elektro-Automatik Group (EA) is Europe’s leading supplier of power electronics for R & D and industrial applications. At the German headquarter in Viersen, North Rhine Westphalia, more than 250 qualified associates research, develop and produce high-tech equipment for laboratory power supplies, high power mains adaptors and electronic loads, with and without mains feedback. Specific to power electronics, made by EA, is the wide application spectrum. The units are used across many branches, from batteries, through fuel cell technology, to wind and solar power, from electrochemicals and process technology to telecommunication.
For more information, visit www.elektroautomatik.com
ECPE European Center for Power Electronics e.V.
ECPE European Center for Power Electronics is an industry-driven research network in the field of Power Electronics. In the meantime, the network comprises about 100 Member Companies. Furthermore, over 100 European universities and research institutes are integrated in the network as so-called Competence Centres. The focus of ECPE activities is on pre-competitive research, education and advanced training as well as public relations for power electronics in Europe.
For more information, visit www.ecpe.org
We are a young, forward thinking Austrian company with deep roots & a strong history in innovating power electronics. We are the world leader in real time emulation and test systems, combining several years of knowledge and experience with a creative out of the box mindset.
We emulate with real power. Grids, batteries, motors, generators & machines to name a few. Research? Testing & certification? Repairs? Prototype development? The opportunities are many. Imagination is the limit.
Our programmable amplifiers and P-HIL setups can operate in several AC / DC & HIL-based modes all in one unit! Current-control, voltage-control and mixed-mode capability with up to 15kHz bandwidth. From 100kVA to megawatt level. Made and produced in Austria. For more information, visit www.egstonpower.com
Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems IWES
Fraunhofer IWES secures investments in technological developments through validation, shortens innovation cycles, accelerates certification procedures, and increases planning accuracy by means of innovative measurement methods in the wind and hydrogen technology sectors. At present, there are more than 300 scientists and employees as well as around 150 students employed at the eight sites: Bochum, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Görlitz, Hamburg, Hanover, Leuna and Oldenburg.
For more information, visit www.iwes.fraunhofer.de/en
HIOKI EUROPE GmbH
Founded in Japan in 1935 HIOKI has since become the market leader for current sensors. The company develops leading-edge technology with maximum precision for power analysis and battery testing solutions. Today, HIOKI has around 1,000 employees worldwide and offers more than 200 main products.
HIOKI is the only test and measurement manufacturer who offers both high-end power analysers and also ring-type transducers and current clamps and current sensors from its own development and production. This combination of measurement technology and sensor technology from one development source represents HIOKI’s particular strength: The perfect coordination of both technologies enables to achieve exceptionally high measurement accuracies.
HIOKI’s portfolio further includes Impedance Analysers, LCR meters, Data Loggers / Recorders, Battery Testers, High voltage Test Equipment, Precision Resistance Meters, Insulation Testers, Power Quality Analyzers, Digital Multimeters and more.
In 2017 HIOKI has set foot in Europe. HIOKI EUROPE GmbH guarantees prompt deliveries, immediate technical support and a high level of service quality. Together with highly trained and experienced partners, customers all over Europe have access to premium technology with premium service.
For more information, visit www.hioki.com/europe
Imperix is a Swiss company developing high-end control equipment and prototyping hardware for power electronics, drives, smart grids and related topics. Its products are designed to enable cutting-edge innovation in corporate and academic environments. They are especially valued for their ability to accelerate the implementation of laboratory-scale power converters and facilitate the derivation of high quality experimental results.
The company also offers various levels of integration services, intended to assist its customers in their prototyping activities. As such, its offering ranges from the delivery of plug-and-play hardware and software, to that of fully customized systems involving specialized control software algorithms.
For more information, visit www.imperix.com
Company profile: Infineon Technologies AG
- Founded: 1999
- Employees: 46,700 employees worldwide (as of 30 September 2020)
- Revenues: €8,567 million revenue in the 2020 fiscal year
- Presence: 54 research and development locations and 20 manufacturing locations worldwide
Here at Infineon, we combine entrepreneurial success with responsible action to make life easier, safer and greener. Barely visible, semiconductors have become an indispensable part of everyday life. Ranked one of the global top 10 semiconductor companies, we play a key role in shaping a better future – with microelectronics that link the real and the digital world. Our semiconductors enable efficient energy management, smart mobility, as well as secure, seamless communications in an increasingly connected world.
Infineon designs, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions. The focus of its activities is on automotive and industrial electronics, communication and information technologies, IoT, sensor technology and security. The product range comprises standard components, software, customer-specific solutions for devices and systems, as well as specific components for digital, analogue, and mixed-signal applications.
- Automotive: 32-bit automotive microcontrollers for powertrain, safety and driver assistance systems; 3D ToF sensors; discrete power semiconductors; IGBT modules; magnetic and pressure sensors; memories (NOR Flash, SRAM, nvSRAM, F-RAM); power ICs; radar sensor ICs (77 GHz); SiC diodes, SiC MOSFETs and SiC modules; transceivers (CAN, CAN FD, LIN, Ethernet, FlexRay™); voltage regulators
- Industrial Power Control: bare die business; discrete IGBTs; driver ICs; IGBT modules (low-power, medium-power, high-power); IGBT module solutions including IGBT stacks; intelligent IGBT modules with integrated control unit, driver and switch; SiC diodes, SiC MOSFETs, SiC modules
- Power & Sensor Systems: 3D ToF sensors; chips for gas sensors; chips for MEMS microphones; chips for pressure sensors; control ICs for power switches; customized chips (ASICs); discrete low-voltage, mid-voltage and high-voltage power MOSFETs (Si-based); GaN power switches; GPS low-noise amplifier; low-voltage and high-voltage driver ICs; radar sensor ICs (24 GHz, 60 GHz); RF antenna switches; RF power transistors; SiC diodes, SiC MOSFETs; TVS (transient voltage suppressor) diode; USB controller
- Connected Secure Systems: connectivity solutions (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, BLE); embedded security controllers; microcontroller for consumer electronics and industrial applications; security controllers (contact-based, contactless, dual-interface)
Infineon Technologies AG
Am Campeon 1-15
85579 Neubiberg (near Munich), Germany Tel: +49 89 234-0
For more information, visit www.infineon.com
KEB Automation KG
As a supplier of drive technology, KEB Automation stands for custom-fit automation. E-mobility, plastics machinery, wood processing, process technology, intralogistics or wind energy are some of the application fields in which KEB products and solutions are in demand. Whether hardware solutions in combination with software functionalities for Control & Automation, Drive Controllers, powerful Motors and Gears, high-quality Brakes and Clutches or IIoT applications: KEB offers complete solutions, customised to individual needs.
Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Barntrup (Germany), the company employs more than 1,500 people and is owner-run in the second generation.
For more information, visit www.keb.de
Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.
Mitsubishi Electric is a leading manufacturer of power semiconductors.
Our power modules are crucial components in the generation, transmission and saving of electric energy. We offer a wide range of products, which covers a broad spectrum of application fields, including power transmission and distribution, railway, renewable energy, motor control, automotive, uninterruptible power supplies, medical technology, elevators, welding engineering, home appliances and pumps.
For more information, visit www.mitsubishichips.eu
Muecap Bauelemente GmbH
MUECAP is a german (Munich-based) distributor, specialized on passive components for power electronics coming from France and Italy. We can offer an application-orientated design-in service. A major focus is on railway applications where we can follow the specific requirements, either with standard or with custom adapted parts. Main products are capacitors, resistors and Bus Bars.
For more information, visit Muecap Bauelemente GmbH
Nexperia is a global semiconductors innovator, creating and improving the essential components that are used to complete every modern electronic design. From smartphones to laptops, electric vehicles to consumer electronics and beyond, our work helps the world work better. As a leading semiconductors company, Nexperia has a solid foundation for a future of tremendous growth and constant innovation. Ours is a continuing journey of discovery, shared by more than 14,000 talented individuals who form the unique TeamNexperia.
For more information, visit www.nexperia.com
OMICRON Lab is a division of OMICRON electronics, specialized in providing Smart Measurement Solutions to professionals such as scientists, engineers and teachers engaged in the field of electronics. It simplifies measurement tasks and provides its customers with more time to focus on their real business. OMICRON Lab was established in 2006 and is meanwhile serving customers in more than 50 countries..
For more information, visit www.omicron-lab.com
OPAL-RT is a world leader in real-time simulation and Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) testing equipment for electrical applications. Since 1997, OPAL-RT has empowered engineers and researchers with accessible, cutting-edge, and customized real-time simulation technology to accelerate the development of better products and more reliable energy transmission.
Real-time simulation processes let engineers quickly test and validate their control strategies in order to decrease development costs and time to market.
POWER ELECTRONICS: DO THE IMPOSSIBLE
By combining precise expertise, experience and mathematical innovation, OPAL-RT has succeeded in creating the market’s fastest computing level for HIL simulation on FPGA for power electronics applications achieving time-steps in the nanosecond speed range. Fast real-time simulation achieves more accurate results and increases HIL and RCP test coverage, and pushes back the boundaries of what is achievable with Power-HIL applications.
OPAL-RT platforms cover a wide range of applications, from renewable energy conversion to highly complex multi-modular converters (MMC) and the electric motors of tomorrow’s transportation industry.
For more information, visit www.opal-rt.com
PCIM Europe is the international leading exhibition and conference for power electronics and its fields of application. Industry experts amongst others from industrial and automotive electronics, focus on this specialist field. The exhibition covers the entire supply chain: from the component up to drive electronics, packaging and the final intelligent system.
For more information, visit www.pcim.mesago.com
Plexim, with locations in Zurich and Boston, is an innovative software company active in the field of technical simulation. For 20 years we have successfully developed and marketed PLECS – the leading simulation software for power electronic systems and electrical drives. In addition, we offer automatic code generation and real-time systems as pioneering technologies for the development and test of controls.
For more information, visit www.plexim.com
ROHM Semiconductor is a global company of 362,885 million yen (3,378 billion US$) revenue per March 31th, 2020 with 22,191 employees. ROHM Semiconductor develops and manufactures a very large product range from the Ultra Low Power Microcontroller, Power Management, Standard ICs, SiC Diodes, MOSFETs and Modules, Power Transistors and Diodes, LEDs to passives components such as Resistors, Tantalum Capacitors and LED display units, thermal Printheads in state-of-the-art manufacturing plants in Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Thailand, the Philippines, China and Europe.
For more information, visit www.rohm.com
SMA Solar Technology AG
As a leading global specialist in photovoltaic system technology, SMA is setting the standards today for the decentralized, digital and renewable energy supply of tomorrow. More than 3,000 SMA employees in 18 countries have devoted themselves to this task. Our innovative solutions for every type of photovoltaic and battery application offer people and companies worldwide greater independence in meeting their energy needs. In collaboration with our partners and customers, we are helping people transition to a self-sufficient, decentralized and renewable energy supply.
For more information, visit www.sma.de
Typhoon HIL Inc. is the market and technology leader in the rapidly-growing field of ultra-high-fidelity controller-Hardware-in-the-Loop (C-HIL) simulation for power electronics, microgrids, and distribution networks. We provide industry-proven, vertically integrated test solutions along with the highest-quality customer support. The company was founded in 2008 and since then has been creating products distinguished by the ultimate ease of use, unrivaled performance, leading-edge technology, and affordability.
Designed with love, from the ground up, Typhoon HIL tools offer a unique user experience free of third-party software and hardware complexities. As a result, Typhoon HIL Control Center, with all the libraries installs with a single click, models compile in seconds, digital inputs are sampled as low as at a 3.5 ns resolution, and real-time simulation runs with a time step as low as 200 ns on the latest generation of Typhoon HIL products.
We deeply believe that less is more when it comes to test equipment that our customers love.
We stand behind our seamlessly integrated technology stack, from Typhoon HIL’s application-specific processors and ultra-robust numerical solver all the way to the Schematic Editor, SCADA system, and TyphoonTest testing automation. The complete technology stack empowers our customers to continuously exceed their controller software quality, performance, and time-to-market goals.
For more information, visit www.typhoon-hil.com
As a participant of this year’s EPE ECCE Europe, we are excited to meet new talent and finally engage in face-to-face interactions in Hanover.
Why Volkswagen? We want to re-think and re-shape mobility: to make it electric, digital, intelligent and sustainable. To do that, we need people brimming with energy, who have an individualistic mindset and who can think outside the box. Mavericks, visionaries, revolutionaries. People with the courage to question the status quo, move beyond the familiar, and think, conceptualize and program innovation. We’re striking out in new directions following unknown paths. We’re open to bold ideas and groundbreaking visions. We’ve only just started, but we’re already gearing up for big change. Together with you.
We welcome electrification, digitalization and IT experts with energy and a thirst for change to help shape our transformation – from carmaker to innovative and sustainable mobility service provider.
For more information, visit https://www.volkswagen-karriere.de/en.html
Wolfspeed leads the market in the worldwide adoption of Silicon Carbide and GaN technologies. We provide industry-leading solutions for efficient energy consumption and a sustainable future. Wolfspeed’s product families include Silicon Carbide materials, power-switching devices and RF devices targeted for various applications such as electric vehicles, fast charging, 5G, renewable energy and storage, and aerospace and defense.
For more information, visit www.wolfspeed.com
Yokogawa has been developing measurement solutions for over 100 years, consistently finding new ways to give R&D teams the tools they need to gain the best insights from their measurement strategies. As well as offering a wide ranging product lineup and an extensive range of calibration and other services, the company has pioneered accurate power measurement throughout its history, and is the market leader in digital power analyzers.
Yokogawa instruments are renowned for maintaining high levels of precision and for continuing to deliver value for far longer than the typical shelf-life of such equipment. Yokogawa believes that precise and effective measurement lies at the heart of successful innovation – and has focused its own R&D on providing the tools that researchers and engineers need to address challenges great and small.
For more information, visit www.tmi.yokogawa.com/eu/
ZES ZIMMER Electronic Systems GmbH is the sole high-tech company world-wide exclusively dedicated to high-precision power analysis. Thanks to their accuracy and reliability, the power analyzers of ZES ZIMMER’s LMG series have conquered a leading position in the market.
Through the unique combination of high-precision instruments with tailor-made software developed in-house, we are able to offer integrated EMC test solutions that convince customers both by their feature set as well as ease-of-use. Our participation in international standardization committees helps to ensure we remain at the forefront of technology.
It is our commitment to enable our customers to get fast, precise and reliable results in order to solve their measurement tasks in an efficient manner – our time-proven technology and our decade-long experience in power analysis provide all it takes.
For more information, visit www.zes.com