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Over 100 companies present solutions for tomorrow`s mobility and logistics at the first Hypermotion

Nov 17, 2017

Interactive formats promote the development of digital business models and provide a platform for start-ups

What is the future of logistics and mobility – by rail, road, air or water? Hypermotion brings together experts from the various segments and sectors in Frankfurt am Main from 20 to 22 November 2017. For the solution is to be found in new, connected, integrated and multi-modal systems – on an interdisciplinary basis.

The new event is a mixture of exhibition, conferences, pitches, talks and hackathon. The various interactive formats give participants numerous opportunities to exchange ideas and information, to collaborate on the development of new business models and to hold discussions.

The over 100 Hypermotion exhibitors include established companies from the transport and logistics sector, as well as small to medium-sized companies, start-ups, mobility pioneers and entrepreneurs. Among them are companies such as Robert Bosch, Cargosteps, DB Netz AG, EDASCA SCE, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg, Fraunhofer-Allianz Verkehr, Hamburger Hochbahn, Hamburg Port Authority, MVMANT, PTV Group and SAP AG whereby the latter is not only an exhibitor but also a main sponsor of Hypermotion. The exhibitors also include SICK, Signon Deutschland, SSI Schäfer, Teradata and T-Systems. Among the start-ups taking part are Metrilus, Magazino, NectOne, Rydies and Vionice. The online exhibitor search engine provides an overview of all exhibitors.

At the start-up pitches on 21 and 22 November, 20 young founders and entrepreneurs present their innovative ideas to visitors and an expert jury in the HypermotionXlab.

Over 60 programmers, designers and hardware experts will be hard at work developing new solutions for `Next Generation Mobility` at the hackathon from Sunday, 19 November, to Monday, 20 November. The winning team will be chosen during the Monday afternoon. The hackathon sponsors are Deutsche Bahn, Lufthansa Cargo and Schmitz Cargobull.

More exciting impulses will be generated by the conferences on intelligent systems and solutions for transport, mobility, logistics and digital infrastructure from 20 to 22 November 2017. To date, over 2,000 registrations have been received for the 19 conference modules.

Over 200 speakers will be giving lectures at the conferences. They include renowned experts from companies and organisations such as Amadeus, Air Baltic, BMW Group, Deutsche Bahn, DER Touristik Deutschland, Door2Door, EnBW, Eurowings, PRO BAHN passenger association, FAIRTIQ, Fraunhofer Institute, Hertz INTERNATIONAL, Hyster-Yale, IG Metall, Jungheinrich, Lieferlotse, Linde, LoadFox, Lufthansa, Mercedes-Benz Vans, moovel Group, RMV, SAP, Salesforce, Schmitz Cargobull, Siemens, Swisslog, Teradata, TerraE Holding, Tuifly, UBER, UPS, the Association of German Transport Companies (Verband Deutscher Verkehrsunternehmen e. V. – VDV), Volkswagen, Volocopter and ZF Friedrichshafen.

`NUMBR1 Award` presentation at Hypermotion
During Hypermotion, `Nahverkehrs-praxis` local-transport magazine will present the first `NUMBR1 Award` at the stand of the German Ministry for Transport and Infrastructure, the co-patron of the event together with the State of Hesse, at 17.30 hrs on 21 November 2017. The presentation will be made by Undersecretaries of State Rainer Bomba and Mathias Samson. The award is given for solutions and concepts for sustainable urban mobility, which have a decisive impact on the future of local public transport. The target groups for the award include municipalities, regions, transport companies and associations and the transport industry.

`More Trains for the Region`
Another highlight is the new `More Trains for the Region` information campaign, which will be launched by a press conference on the forecourt of the `Festhalle` between 11.30 and 12.30 hrs on 20 November 2017.

Hardly any other region in Germany is developing as rapidly as the Rhine-Main region around Frankfurt. Today, around 5.5 million people live, work and travel there every day. Moreover, the forecasts call for further growth. To ensure the mobility of all these people and an efficient local and long-distance public-transport service, the German government, the State of Hesse, the City of Frankfurt, the regional transport authority (RMV), and German Rail (DB) have developed a joint master plan – Frankfurt RheinMainplus.

It is against this background that the participants are launching the new `More Trains for the Region` information campaign, to explain the advantages offered by Frankfurt RheinMainplus and how the projects are to be implemented. The stated aim of the campaign is to inform people about the joint offensive for a future-oriented rail infrastructure.

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