Geely Design, CEVT, and TactoTek have jointly initiated projects to develop smart surfaces for multiple automotive brands owned by CEVT’s parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. The current interiors project is the first of several anticipated by the framework agreement between the companies.
Smartrac Technology Group (Amsterdam, The Netherlands), a leader in RFID products and IoT solutions, announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Axzon Inc. (Austin, Texas), a specialist in end-to-end wireless sensing solutions.
Companies are regularly faced with the challenge of understanding and evaluating the influence of new technologies and trends on their business and of initiating corresponding innovation processes. In order to successfully implement innovations, expertise in different and new fields of technology is necessary. Existing networks are mostly not sufficient for this – there is a dearth of novel ideas. The methodology of KEX Knowledge Exchange AG (Aachen, Germany) breaks this down: In consortium projects new companies from different industries come together to jointly tap the potential of technological hypes.