PTV Group is new shareholder of the EICT GmbH

Berlin/Karlsruhe, March 13th 2013 - The EICT GmbH, a public private partnership of leading ICT partners from scientific, applied research and industrial institutions was able to win over the PTV Group as a new shareholder.

Tanja Kessel, managing director of EICT GmbH, and Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger, PTV Group board member, signed the new agreement today. Both partners believe that this partnership is a beneficial opportunity especially within the mobility sector to combine respective skills for innovative and future research.

Tanja Kessel: "Through the PTV Group EICT gains a new valuable partner in the areas of transport planning and management. EICT is pleased that from past projects established collaborations, such institutional participation has come forward."

Dr. Thomas Schwerdtfeger already glances into the future: "Scientific know-how in the field of transport, transport logistics and geographical marketing belong to our greatest strengths. By partnering with EICT we join an already proven and strong network on which basis we want to increase our research commitment."

EICT and the PTV Group will mainly put emphasis on the areas of transportation planning, traffic simulation and traffic management where they will jointly work on innovations for the future of mobility.

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