Automotive Industry Cluster of Catalonia

The CIAC participated in the last and successful Formula Student edition

September 2019. The latest edition of Formula Student Spain (FSS), organized by the Society of Automotive Technicians (STA) at the Circuit de Catalunya (Montmeló), counted one more year with the active participation of the CIAC. This is an event that enhances the talent and the desire to continue improving the sector, that is conceived as a small laboratory with very important results.

The FSS emphasizes training as an indispensable piece to guarantee the viability, sustainability and quality of the automotive industry around the world. In total, the event brings together young promises of engineering coming from up to 23 different countries that can put into practice their skills and knowledge distributed in more than 83 teams.

In this context, the CIAC helps actively to raise awareness among all those young people who will lead the technological revolution of the sector, increasingly focused on the electrification of the park of vehicles, the reduction of emissions, the new models of shared mobility or the autonomous car, among many others. As Josep Nadal -CIAC cluster manager- said, the FSS "is one of the most important events to guarantee the future and the quality of the automobile industry in the medium and long term".

More than 350 volunteers and 70 first-year students contributed from August 20 to August 25 to the success of a meeting that brings together dozens of universities around the world at an event that is identified as one of the most important ones nowadays. The sponsorship by the CIAC, once again, contributes to the promotion of creativity and innovation in a sector that is constantly changing and that experience one of the most dynamic periods of its history. 


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