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Foundry on Wheels - international automotive congress 11-09-2019


The Centre for Innovation and Technology N. Mahalingam (CITNM) promotes, on the 17th and 18th October 2019, the second edition of “Foundry on Wheels” an international congress aimed at promoting the debate and alignment of R&D strategies between car manufacturers and their suppliers, especially metal component suppliers.

The main topics of this year's event are on Advanced Materials and Technologies, Product Development and Body in White Developments, which will be addressed in a program including keynote lectures and debates around and an exhibition space where Start-Ups, Universities and ID Centers have the opportunity to present new products and researches.

The special guest speakers will be Opel Europa Commercial Director Pedro Lazarino and former FEV Group Executive Vice President Ralf Marquard. This edition will also feature a presentation by António Luís Moreira, President of IN+ and member of the board of directors of Mobinov - Automotive Cluster. Other entities participating in the congress are: BMW, Rolls Royce, Continental, Disa, Clariant, Kirchhoff Automotive, CEiiA, Sakthi Portugal, IK4-Azterlan, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, FEUP, among others.

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