PCIM Europe 2014 features two visitor forums



It’s all about power electronics and its applications in different areas such as e-mobility, intelligent motion, HVDC transmission, high speed train, wind power, photovoltaic or building technology at the two visitor forums at PCIM Europe 2014 in Nuremberg. About 400 exhibitors on approximately 20.000 square meters offer visitors an exclusive, unique and free program.

On Tuesday 20 May 2014 the European power electronic research network ECPE and EU-projects which support the idea of „European Power Electronics Leadership“ will present themselves amongst others at the industry forum in hall 6. Within the program of Horizon 2020, the EU provides 4.8 billion Euros of appropriation which is being partly used for a leading European role in power electronics. Simona Rucareanu, ENIAC JU will give a program overview and will present the funding opportunities for power electronics in Europe.

On Wednesday 21 May 2014 current topics such as advantages of using Silicon compared to Siliconcarbide (SiC) and Gallium Nitride (GaN) technologies in inverter and energy supply applications are being debated. Representatives of ABB, Cree, EPC, Infineon, International Rectifier, Mitsubishi, Semikron, ST Microelectronics, Toshiba and Transphorm will participate at this panel discussion round.

Product presentations at the exhibitor forum
On all days of exhibition over 50 exhibitors will each present their newest developments, innovations and solutions in a 20 minute presentation in hall 9. Vishay Electronic, Thales Microelectronic, Indium, Mentor Graphics, Vincotech, Magnetec, Fairchild, Rohm Semiconductor, Yokogawa, Alpha, Heraeus, Powersem, Analog Devices and Hitachi are just few of the companies which will inform the visitors of this forum compactly about their product highlights.