CEiiA joins the ITF Corporate Partnership Board
Portugal-based engineering and product development company CEiiA is the latest private-sector leader to join the International Transport Forum's Corporate Partnership Board (CPB). CEiiA was created in 1999 to supply the automotive industry. Since then, CEiiA has grown its activity to include aeronautics, urban mobility, ocean and space. The company is a trusted supplier to renowned global manufacturers such as Embraer, VW, Siemens, Renault-Nissan and BMW. CEiiA brings rich experience to ITF's work on topics including transport innovation, decarbonising transport, mobility as a service and blockchain.
The ITF is an intergovernmental organisation with 63 member countries that facilitates global dialogue for better transport. It acts as a think tank for member governments and organises an Annual Summit of transport ministers. The Corporate Partnership Board (CPB) is the ITF's platform for engaging with the private sector and enriching global transport policy discussion with a business perspective.
Young Tae Kim, Secretary-General of the ITF, said:
"I extend a warm welcome to CEiiA as a new Corporate Partner of the International Transport Forum. CEiiA has broad experience in areas of the transport sector that are rapidly evolving and where technological innovation and the regulatory framework must develop in tandem to generate the largest possible benefit for society. I look forward to working with CEiiA on the mobility of the future."
Paulo Humanes, Unit Director of Automotive, Mobility and Cities at CEiiA, said:
"Being a partner of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board is a great opportunity for CEiiA to work across borders with some of the most relevant players in the global transportation industry. At CEiiA, we strongly believe that our work in mobility plays an important role in the decarbonisation of transport towards a net-zero society, and we are eager to share our experience with ITF members."
The members of the ITF Corporate Partnership Board are: AB InBev, Airbus, Allianz Partners, Alstom, Aramco, Argo AI, Arrival, AutoCrypt, Bosch, CEIIA, Cruise, ExxonMobil, Iberdrola, Kakaomobility, Michelin, Mott Macdonald, NXP, PTV Group, RATP Group, Rolls Royce, Shell, Siemens, SPEA Engineering, TIER Mobility, Total Energies, Toyota, Trucknet, Uber, Valeo, Voi, Volvo Cars and Volvo Group.
More information about the ITF Corporate Partnership Board at www.itf-oecd.org/CPB
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The International Transport Forum is an intergovernmental organisation with 63 member countries. It acts as a think tank for transport policy and organises the Annual Summit of transport ministers. ITF is the only global body that covers all transport modes. The ITF is administratively integrated with the OECD, yet politically autonomous.
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CEiiA is a European Engineering and Product Development Centre that conceives, develops and produces new technologies, products and services towards a more sustainable society. As one of Portugal’s biggest research and development investors, CeiiA works by collaborating across cities, industry and universities in high-tech sectors such as automotive and mobility, aeronautics, ocean and space.
CEiiA has been working in mobility for the past 15 years, introducing new mobility concepts through innovative products and services. The work in this area has been evolving from automotive development to electric mobility and mobility-as-a-service. Today, using a sustainability-as-a-service model, CEiiA focuses on developing new technologies that enable new services and business models for carbon-neutral cities, such as AYR: a sustainability acceleration platform to achieve zero carbon. AYR was recently acknowledged as the winner of the New European Bauhaus in the Product and Lifestyle category. It was selected by Google.org for its Impact Challenge on Climate programme and was a reference at COP26, as a power tool to create local voluntary carbon markets.