07 / 2020

Merger

to a new association with more than 100 members

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2020

EXXTRA – ERCI project to strengthen linkages between clusters, organisations and regions

(funded by the EU)

2020

10 years ERCI // ERCI Innovation Award - Saxon enterprise wins for the first time

10 years ERCI (15 partners, 17 countries)

01 / 2020

1st dcrps Conference

2019

RailActivation – ERCI project for the uptake of workplace innovation in rail

(funded by the EU)

2018

Cooperation with German Railway Industry Association (VDB)

2018

PERES – ERCI project to support market entry to US

(funded by EU)

2018

Foundation of the innovation cluster SET4FUTURE

funded by the Free State of Saxony

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2015

1st ERCI Innovation Award Ceremony in Barcelona // 1 . ERCI Partner Matchmaking for Shift2Rail

2014

Foundation of Rail Industry Association BTS Rail Saxony

with 14 founding members, funded by the Free State of Saxony

2013

Local Hosting of arcps Conference

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2013

1. ERCI Technical Conference in Dresden

2012

1st Trade Directory Rail Saxony

2010

Foundation of European Rail Clusters Initiative ERCI

with 5 founding members

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2007

1st Symposium"European corridors" and "Safety and certification of electrical railway equipment" in Dresden

(later in cooperation with VDE/ETG)

2006

Foundation BTS Joint Initiative Railtech Saxony

as a key industry network, funded by the Free State of Saxony

2006

1st Symposium "Electrical propulsion and components

(later in cooperation with VDE/ETG)

2004

1st Parliamentary Evening in the Saxon State Parliament

2003

Renaming to IZBE

on recommendation of the Ministery of Economic Affair, Labour and Transport

2002

1st IZBE Joint Booth at InnoTrans // Start supervision & organization of R&D projects

(e.g. IN-SITU, CORJOON, SUPRATRANS, CargoBeamer, RAILIAS, ...)

2001

Establishment of expert & reviewer pool for EBA appraisals

2000

Foundation of "Rail Industry Association IZBS"

supported by the Free State of Saxony