The Power Electronics Cluster is a regional cooperation network of companies, scientific institutions and other players in the field of power electronics. The cluster was established in 2006 as part of the Bavarian Cluster Initiative, the cluster management is located at the ECPE European Center for Power Electronics e.V. The company Finepower GmbH with its core area of power electronics has been supporting the objectives of the Power Electronics Cluster in the ECPE for years.

Goals of the cluster:

• Initiation of innovations in the regional economy to promote competitiveness
• Strategic market development for companies, especially SMEs
• Promotion of sustainable, strategic cooperation between industry and science
•Promotion of young talents and public relations for power electronics

Key activities:

Specialist events, education and training: cluster seminars and training
Research collaborations: Initiation, planning, monitoring of R&D projects
Network formation: cooperation network including cross-cluster cooperation and cluster internationalisation
Public relations: Role and importance of power electronics for funding programmes and young engineers

The partners intend to visibly document their cooperation in the field of power electronics to the outside world by granting Finepower GmbH the status of core player in the Power Electronics Cluster.