Project in Focus: FABRIC – Final Event

After four and a half years of research and development, the FABRIC EU-funded project had concluded its activities at the end of June 2018 having achieved important results and innovations in the field of dynamic wireless charging for Electric Vehicles. On June 21-22, 2018, the consortium presented the results of its research work during a dedicated Final event and demonstration that was successfully organised in Turin and Susa, Italy. About 140 registered participants from automotive industries, suppliers, solution providers, road operators, research institutes and universities had the opportunity to attend the event and discuss in depth the project advances.

During the first day of the final event project results were unveiled in details through a number of technical presentations that took place in the framework of a specialised conference. Three sessions and one round table discussion focused on the research results and innovative technological achievements of the project. The speakers’ presentations dealt with the FABRIC developed charging solutions and prototypes, the ICT needs and developments in FABRIC for on-road charging, the FABRIC demonstration of on-road charging solutions for EVs and feasibility analysis results for the technological viability of such solutions.

FABRIC consortium, 24 partners from 9 European countries, included Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Scania, and Volvo Group as EUCAR members. The project also includes the support from Renault Group though its cooperation with VEDECOM. The consortium covered all relevant stakeholders including automotive suppliers and research organisations, but also infrastructure and telecommunications companies, as well as relevant European associations.

For further information on the project results, and in particular on the final event, please visit the project website.

Project facts:

Start: Duration: Budget: Public funding: Website:
February 2014 48 months €9 million €6.5 million www.fabric-project.eu
Partners: Coordinator: ICCS
  EUCAR members: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Scania, and Volvo Group.
  Partners: ERTICO, TRL, KTH, TNO, VeDeCom, CIRCE, QIE, IREN, FKA, TECNOSITAF, ENIDE, POLITO, UNIGE-DITEN, SAET, Sanef, CEA, ATA, AMET, MECT, TUB, Hitachi