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Accelerating Automotive Innovation through Motorsport - Automechanika Birmingham

10 May 2017

Accelerating Automotive Innovation through Motorsport

13:30-14:30, Wednesday 7th June
Supply Chain Seminar Theatre (Hall 6) ▪ Automechanika Birmingham 2017 ▪ NEC, Birmingham

Taking place in the ‘Innovation and R&D’ module of Automechanika Birmingham’s 2017 seminar programme and featuring leading representatives from the global motorsport and automotive sectors, this inspiring and interactive session, hosted by the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA), will explore how world-leading Motorsport Valley® suppliers are increasingly adding value to the automotive supply chain, based on a long-established foundation of race-bred innovation, rapid response and disruptive thinking.

Key developments being pioneered in motorsport include: advanced aerodynamics, next-generation propulsion systems, lightweight structures, high-performance battery technologies, enhanced data capture and analysis, advanced electronic systems and connected / autonomous vehicle technologies.

Attend this session to learn from, and ask your own questions to, world-leading companies including:

From hybrid electric supercars to airships, Forward Composites designs, engineers and manufactures lightweight composite parts and structures for the automotive, motorsport, aerospace and defence industries. Their state-of-the art facilities in Cambridgeshire enable them to quickly produce large volumes of component parts as well as undertake entire large scale projects.
Prodrive is a world-leading British motorsport, technology, composites and clothing business, operating in the motorsport, automotive, aerospace, defence and marine sectors. It runs highly successful motorsport programmes for major brands throughout the world, whilst the Advanced Technology and Composites divisions create innovative engineered solutions for specific customers, taking them from concept to production.
RML Group is a leading high performance engineering company. They specialise in delivering automotive and motorsport projects. Their innovative approach and leading-edge technology in Pure EV extends to Whole Vehicle Integration projects like the Nissan ZEOD RC and the NIO EP9. The recent addition of a high technology automotive battery manufacturing facility extends their capability even further.

Motorsport Delegation

On Wednesday 7th June these companies and others, including Base Performance Simulators, GE Precision Engineering, Ilmor Engineering, JRM Group and M-Sport, will be visiting Automechanika Birmingham as part of our Motorsport Delegation to tour the show and engage with current and potential customers, partners and suppliers.

Please click here for a full list of all members of the Automechanika Motorsport Delegation.

To arrange introductions / meetings with any of these organisations on the day, or for additional information, please contact Carrim Bundhun: carrim.bundhun@the-mia.com / +44 (0) 2476 692 600

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