Tools for Vehicle Engineering

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To support the development of vehicles and components, the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft does research and develops new approaches that enable complex products to be developed in interdisciplinary teams. We understand development as an integrated business process. An integrated view of the development processes allows the holistic optimization and shortening of product development.

Wire Frame SUV / 3D render image representing an luxury SUV in wire frame on laptop
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Wire Frame SUV / 3D render image representing an luxury SUV in wire frame on laptop

Portfolio

  • Strategic supplier selection and methodical integration in distributed product development
  • Development and installation of adequate cooperation models and organizational forms
  • Process analysis and optimization
  • Introduction of key figure-based R&D
  • Complexity management in development
  • Knowledge and competence management in R&D
  • Technology scouting
  • Definition and introduction of a holistic IT infrastructure
  • Development of company-specific future scenarios for engineering
  • Optimization of the interface to production
  • Methods for Distributed Testing

Project examples

TechReal [Fraunhofer LBF (German)]
Early, realistic testing; concepts for distributed testing across geographically separated locations