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SME-friendly Production of Electric Vehicles and Components

Project focus of KMU Production Copyright: © PEM RWTH Aachen

Motivation and Procedure

The aim of the project is to strengthen the competitive position of middle-sized project participants in the field of electromobility.

Research Objectives

  • Development and refinement of components
  • Innovative approaches through cooperation
  • Use of integrated product and process shaping methods


Research areas

  • Network-oriented development and production of electric vehicles and electric vehicle components
  • Strengthening the North Rhine-Westphalian middle class
  • Analysis of existing production and production concepts for established small and electric vehicles
  • Identification of cost drivers in product and process
  • Analysis of cell types for selected application fields
  • Connection concepts for cells
  • Thermal design of the battery pack
  • Safety aspects
  • Battery construction

Rearch partners

  • RWTH Aachen University
  • Werkzeugmaschinenlabor (WZL)
  • IBG- Goeke Technology Group
  • STAC
  • StreetScooter
  • Air Energy
  • Institut für Stromrichtertechnik und Elektrische Antriebe der RWTH Aachen (iSEA)