Intelligent Rails and Material Experts: Dresden at InnoTrans 2016

Sep 20, 2016, 12:00 ET from State Capital of Dresden

BERLIN and DRESDEN, Germany, September 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Dresden benefits from a unique combination of material know-how and software expertise.  The current key players not only provide component security in international rail transport, but also develop intelligent solutions for the traffic of the future.

The international transport industry is currently meeting in Berlin. The leading trade fair InnoTrans brings together transport companies, manufacturers of transport technology, academics and infrastructure experts. Many representatives from the regional capital Dresden also attend.

"Dresden may not be the first city you think of in connection with transport technology - but the city is an important player on the technology map", says Dr. Robert Franke, Head of the Office for Business Development in the regional capital Dresden. "Future transport engineers and traffic planners study at the Faculty of Transportation Science "Friedrich List" at Dresden University of Technology, the experts based there are in demand for railway line planning on an international level. With IMA Dresden, we have a global market leader for materials testing on our doorstep and on the interface between industry and university, young companies like INAVET GmbH are emerging, producing technology that pushes forward efficient driver assistance systems and intelligent rail transport."

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