Early on the Wednesday morning we will visit Brunel. Brunel is an engineering company which focusses on automotive amongst various other themes. Brunel mainly focusses on motor design and e-mobility. Brunel focusses mainly on the production of lightweight electric cars with lithium batteries. Brunel originated as a Dutch detachment company. At Brunel we will be enjoying the following program:

Time Activity
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome
09:15 - 11:15 Tour Brunel Car Synergies
11:15 - 11:45 Presentation Brunel Eindhoven
11:45 - 12:30 Lunch


At the Thursday afternoon we will visit Brose. Brose is a leading company in producing electric motors for automotive, varying from windshield wipers to electic drive systems. Brose mainly produces for German car manufacurers. At Brose we will see research facilities as well as production facilities. At Brose we will have the following program:

Time Activity
13:30 - 13:40 Welcome
13:40 - 14:20 Company Presentation and Career Opportunities
14:20 - 14:50 Break with a Lunch Snack
14:50 - 15:10 Lecture 'Gear Actuators'
15:10 - 16:00 Factory Tour

At the Friday morning we will visit the Porsche Museum. Porsche is a German manufacturer of sports cars and is located in Zuffenhausen, a place near Stuttgart. Being a major sports car brand, Porsche invests in Research and Development to keep ahead of the competition. Besides designing and producing cars, Porsche also sells their intellectual property on designing cars to other car manufacturers. Porsche is a leading car brand on the production of sports cars and we are sure Porsche will drive the imagination of our participants.

Time Activity
09:30 - 10:30 Museum Tour
10:30 - 11: 30 Walking around in the Museum



At the Friday afternoon we will visit OMRON, the last company excursion. OMRON is a Japanese company which specializes in the production of electric components for automation. In the automotive branch OMRON focusses on producing electrical drives, steering motors and motor controls. Also OMRON is involved in automating the production of production lines for cars.

Time Activity
12:30 - 13:00 General Introduction to OMRON
13:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 16:00 Demonstration Optical Light Sensors, Light Curtains, Passive Reflector Units and the 60m Optical Test Bench
16:00 - 16:30 Wrap Up



We will end the study trip with a visit to the Mercedes Museum.


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