The Expert Committee on the Future Fund Automotive Industry has presented its recommendations and identified three key areas: regional cooperation, digitalization and production technology. The state agency e-mobil BW played a key part in drafting the recommendations and preparing the report.
The Expert Committee on the Future Fund Automotive Industry presented its recommendations for shaping the Future Fund at the 6th summit meeting of the “Concentrated Action Mobility”. Over the past few months, the expert committee developed recommendations for the use of the funding. The expert committee names three funding priorities: Regional collaborations, the digitalization of the automotive industry and production technology.
Based on the recommendations, the federal government has specified the funding priorities of the Future Fund:
The establishment of the Expert Committee was decided at the 4th summit meeting of the “Concentrated Action Mobility” on November 17, 2020. The objective was to propose funding recommendations for the structure of the Automotive Industry Future Fund and to advise the German federal government. The panel is composed of twelve experts from various fields of future mobility. e-mobil BW president Franz Loogen was appointed to the panel by federal minister Peter Altmaier as one of the two representatives of the “National Platform Future of Mobility” (NPM). The state agency e-mobil BW was actively involved in the funding priorities of regional cooperation and the digitalization of the automotive industry.
The Future Fund Automotive Industry complements the measures taken by the economic stimulus package and is intended to address the medium- to long-term challenges which faces the automotive industry in its transformation towards a sustainable and digital mobility. It comprises a billion euros for the years 2021 to 2025.
Source: Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs