Adding to the long and illustrious list of professionals from the industry and academia who have visited DYPDC Center for Automotive Research and Studies, are Mr. Harm Weken (Chairman, Fier Automotive) and Mr. Leo Franssen and Mr. Ernst Gleijm (Innovam). Please find below more information about the companies these gentlemen represent.
FIER Automotive (FIER) is a management consultancy and business development company, focusing on the automotive manufacturing industry and the automotive retail industry. By working with specialist partners worldwide, FIER is able to offer support for your internationalization plants in Western and Eastern Europe, Asia and North America.
Services offered :
New business developments
FIER assists businesses in the automotive industry with implementations in the field of innovation, business development, market access and internationalization. FIER assists companies in underpinning their plans in the form of market research, economic feasibility studies and business planning.
Industry networks and events
Thanks to close involvement in a wide range of automotive network initiatives in European countries, FIER can call upon broad-based experience in the creation of industry clusters and project-based cooperative ventures between businesses in the automotive sector. In line with this experience, FIER is increasingly involved in the organization of trade delegations, international automotive trade fairs and conferences, globally.
Subsequently, FIER is also one of the driving forced of EASN (European Automotive Strategy Network).
Innovam was founded in 1948 by Dutch branch organization BOVAG. For over 60 years, we have been the main provider of both technical and non-technical after-sales, sales & management, product launch training and educational programs in the Dutch automotive sector. Innovam operates in both the vocational education field and is involved in re-training already skilled mechanics.
We are also the main certification institute for the Dutch government in the automotive sector and carry out governmental tasks and educational projects for several ministries, including accreditation and assessment/quality guarantees for companies, the development of a qualification structure and the education and certification of car safety assessors and driving instructors.
Products and Services
– Technical/management training (classroom, e-learning, TrainTheTrainer programs, courseware development)
– Didactics and educational product development
– Assessments / examinations
– Support learning master (apprenticeship system)
– Recruitment (apprenticeship system)
– Learning instruments (books and digital info)
Our association with the industry and academia will continue in the future, making us an all-round institution of higher learning and research in the automotive field.