The Amber-ULV consortium consist of 10 partners from 6 different countries


​Ce.S.I is a high specialised engineering company (Italian SME) that operates mainly in the mechanical engineering field. Ce.S.I. is involved in mechanical/adaptronic design, CAE/FEM structural analysis, research and innovation activities for machinery, aeronautics and automotive markets. The company is specialised in development of innovative products from the point of view of high performances as well as modularity, flexibility, innovative materials application and quality

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​NOVA Srl is an SME with offices in Italy and Serbia that provides Engineering, R&D, design and simulation services for a vast range of customers in Automotive, Aerospace and Mechanical sectors. In the specific of Automotive industry, NOVA has taken part to a lot of different projects going from the complete development of racing cars to collaboration with primary car manufacturers such as AUDI, BMW or FIAT for the development of chassis, suspension and powertrain projects​

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LMS Imagine is the French subsidiary of the LMS group. LMS Imagine development teams are located in Lyon and Roanne, in France. LMS Imagine has been developing for more than 20 years the Amesim 1D multi-domain simulation solution. Major worldwide automotive OEMs and tiers-1 suppliers rely on Amesim for their vehicle and subsystems 1D dynamic simulation. Some LMS Imagine 1D simulation customers: Renault, Bosch, Toyota, Honda, Hyundai, Continental, PSA, BMW, Ferrari, Fiat, Ford, GM,Nissan

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NTU is a Danish private consultancy company group, which has been working internationally with EU transport projects since its foundation in 1993. NTU International is a specialised multidisciplinary enterprise working in the field of engin

eering, economics, planning, architecture, technical assistance and process consultancy projects in all transport areas. NTU has EU project experience from more than 300 projects in 90 countries around the globe.

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​Sherpa Engineering

​Sherpa Engineering is a Service Company for System Engineering (in French, Société de Services en Ingénierie Système – SSIS©). Sherpa Engineering was set up in 1997 by two French engineering graduates. Today, the company is a French leader in System Engineering and modelling with near 100 persons employed in their organisation.

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Formtech Composites Ltd

​Formtech Composites Ltd specialises in the design, development and manufacture of high-end composites components for motorsports, automotive, aerospace and defence. Formtech can quickly design and manufacture bespoke solutions in both prototyping and short run production on site. It has accomplished this for the aerospace and defence industry, while for automotive has gone even further by taking these prototypes and developing specialised processes for serial production.

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The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA)

The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Engineering and Automation (IPA) works in the field of research and development of optimal solutions for the European manufacturing and supplier industry. Fraunhofer IPA will contribute to the AMBER-ULV project by bringing its broad knowledge in simulation and enhancing the material flow, logistics and energy usage of factories.

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The University of Bologna (UNIBO)

​The University of Bologna (UNIBO) is recognized as the oldest university in the western world, and one of the largest in Italy. The laboratory is fully equipped with measurement instrumentation, integrated control development suites, power supply and test benches up to 60kW, for the development and full testing of electric drives for traction.​

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TNO is a knowledge organisation for companies, governmental bodies and public organisations. The daily work of some 4,500 employees is to create, develop, and apply scientific knowledge in various domains ranging from industry to society aspects. It is the fundamental goal of TNO to direct its research activities towards creative and practical innovations in the form of new products and processes, fully customized for businesses and governmental institutions.

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E.O.S. has been established in 2002 to operate in the sectors of electronics and precision mechanics, where the company, thanks also to an effective network of high profile technology suppliers, is able to offer to own customers advanced customised cost effective solutions.​ E.O.S is manufacturing the Belumbury supermini.

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Ce.S.I. Centro Studi Industriali

Research & Development - Advanced Engineering and Simulation

Via Tintoretto, 10; 20093 Cologno Monzese; Italy

​Contact information

Ce.S.I. Centro Studi Industriali

Phone: +39 02-25118098;

Cel: +39 392-9971922;

Fax: +39 02-26707007;