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Autopromotec Conference To Host Innovation Area, Dedicated To Research Labs, University Spin-Offs And Start-Ups

Autopromotec will provide a matchmaking service to organize dedicated meetings among conference participants.


On June 13 & 14, the Unipol Arena in Casalecchio di Reno in Bologna, Italy, will host the second edition of the Autopromotec Conference, a convention for the automotive aftermarket, focused on the topic “Workshop 4.0: digitalization and new mobility trends, the future of car repair.”


During the event, attendees will hear from Italian and international speakers, representatives of institutions, technical and scientific research and major global players in the automotive industry, discussing the latest trends in the industry and their impact on the world of car repairs: connectivity and digitization, electric cars, self-driving, shared mobility.

New for 2018, the conference will feature an important new development: the Innovation Area, which will host about 20 organizations including research laboratories, university spin-offs and start-ups, selected in collaboration with Aster, a company promoting innovation and technological transfer in the Emilia-Romagna Region.

On display will be 3-D printing, devices and applications for connected cars, research in the fields of advanced mechanics and materials, patents for electric mobility in search of industrial partners, with the presentation of prototypes and the presence of designers for technical insights.


To this end, starting today the matchmaking portal is active on the Autopromotec Conference website, so that registered conference participants can book meetings during the event with the companies that most interest them.



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