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Not sponsors. The Automotive Tech.AD Berlin is a unique event in the business & technology world because of our relationship with our partners. Our aim is to support our partners to reach their targets and inspire innovation. Position your business as a thought leader at the Automotive Tech.AD Berlin and become a partner today!

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Over 450 international senior industry executives will gather to discuss their key challenges, industry topics and tasks, while exchanging knowledge and creating new partnerships. Do you have a solution or product and would like to present, exhibit or meet active buyers?

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Leading industry publications, mainstream media and online portals are supporting the Automotive Tech.AD Berlin. Should you be interested in exploring media partnerships with us, please get in touch with us.

The Automotive Tech.AD Berlin offers you the unique opportunity to position your business in front of leading ADAS & vehicle automation  experts and is designed to maximise your time with your target audience and new business prospects. From the thought-provoking plenary and business stream sessions to networking at the Icebreaker and World Café sessions, your company will be front and center. Do you have a solution or product and want to present, exhibit or meet active buyers?

Business Partner 2018

Wind River®, a wholly owned subsidiary of Intel® Corporation, is a world leader in delivering software for the Internet of Things (IoT). The company’s comprehensive product portfolio, Wind River Helix™, addresses the emerging needs of the IoT, from the secure and managed intelligent devices at the edge, to the gateway, into the critical network infrastructure, and up into the cloud. Wind River technology is found in nearly 2 billion devices and is backed by world-class professional services, award-winning customer support, and the industry’s broadest partner ecosystem. Wind River delivers the technology and expertise that not only enables the deployment of safe, secure, and reliable intelligent systems, but also harnesses the intelligence in those systems to drive innovation and business transformation. www.windriver.com
Zala ZONE, the proving ground project near Zalaegerszeg, Hungary is unique in its integration of the testing of both classic vehicle dynamics and the multiple testing possibilities for autonomous vehicles and autonomous vehicle modules, as well as validation testing for electric vehicles. Phase 1 of the project is to be completed by September 2018, opening the Proving Ground for operation. The primary users of the proving ground will be the R&D divisions of the vehicle industry’s OEMs, Tier1 and Tier2 suppliers, established companies from the telecommunication technologies sector, and start-up from both the IT and vehicle sector. The project is being realized on a 250-ha area. Phase 1 of the PG project includes the realization of the following: dynamic platform, special surface module for brake testing, a high-speed handling course for driveability tests, and the modules connecting roads. Additionally, in Phase 1, a dedicated urban zone or smart city environment will be developed, making it possible for repeatable tests of special traffic situations to be created. The testing opportunities of the proving ground will be extended by both an urban public road testing environment in the nearby City of Zalaegerszeg, as well as rural road and highway testing opportunities provided by the special 4 lane test road R76 together with other Hungarian, Slovenian, and Austrian roads. The inclusion of Hungarian, Slovenian, and Austrian test roads make the Zala Zone extended proving ground project currently the only known tri-national proving ground and autonomous vehicle test bed project in Europe. www.zalazone.hu
iMerit is a technology services company, delivering data and digital services for some of the most innovative companies in machine learning, eCommerce and computer vision. iMerit’s ' humans in the loop' AI services are recognized globally to enable advanced computing capabilities. It does so while effecting positive social and economic change by empowering marginalized youth and young women. Our work powers transformative technologies such as helping driverless cars understand their environment, advancing cancer cell research,  improving crop-yield through the analysis of geo-spatial data and delivery of on demand financial information. www.imerit.net
Since its creation in 1986, The Microwave Vision Group (MVG) has developed a unique expertise in the visualization of electromagnetic waves. These waves are at the heart of our daily lives: Smartphones, computers, tablets, cars, trains and planes – none of these devices and vehicles would work without them. Year after year, the Group develops and markets systems that allow for the visualization of these waves, while evaluating the characteristics of antennas, and helping speed up the development of products using microwave frequencies. The Group's mission is to extend this unique technology to all sectors where it will bring strong added value. Since 2012, MVG is structured around 3 departments: AMS (Antenna Measurement Systems), EMC (Electro-Magnetic Compatibility), EIC (Environmental & Industrial Control). MVG is present in 10 countries, and generates 90% of sales from exports. MVG has over 300 employees and a loyal customer base of international companies. The Group generated revenues of € 66.0 million in 2016. www.mvg.de
Samasource specializes in providing data solutions like data verification, machine learning and content moderation. How? We harness the power of the digital economy to lift people out of poverty by providing work that pays a living wage in places with high rates of unemployment. We call that Impact Sourcing. Sourcing solutions: ✔ Content Services: Content Curation, Content Digitization, Content Moderation, Sentiment Analysis ✔ Data Services: Data Collection, Data Verification, Data Enrichment ✔ Image Services: Image Annotation, Image Optimization ✔ Machine Learning: Image Annotation, Data Verification & Classification Samasource delivers high-quality and competitively-priced data processing services to enterprises like Google, Microsoft, Cisco, Getty Images, TripAdvisor, @WalmartLabs, and many more. We provide end-to-end process management, secure infrastructure, and offshore, nearshore and onshore operations to support our clients'​ business needs. www.samasource.org
NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets. www.nxp.com
NIRA Dynamics is a Swedish expert company focusing on research and development of signal processing and control systems for the vehicle industry. We provide the global vehicle industry with innovative, value-adding products that enhance safety in tomorrow's vehicles. We do this by using our expertise in signal processing, modeling, and control to design unique, high-tech products. www.niradynamics.se
V-Traffic Solutions preserve driving pleasure, by making travel safer and more efficient, while delivering premium content. We collect, analyze, refine and distribute European wide traffic information and mobility solutions. Quality, reliability and up-to-the-minute services are our key values. With over 20 years of experience Mediamobile as part of the TDF Group, has positioned itself to offer the safest and most useful traffic information for the comfort of all users anywhere, anytime, anyhow! A pan European player with a local approach Thanks to our presence in Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Finland, France, Norway, Poland, and Sweden, V-Traffic really knows how to provide high quality services adapted to different local conditions and delivers them across all Europe. By operating and analysing hundreds of sources on our state-of-the-art traffic platform, our local traffic and technology experts deliver premium services through RDS-TMC, DAB-TPEG and Connected technologies. V-Traffic – Safety and flexibility for smarter mobility. http://www.v-traffic.com
BASELABS provides data fusion software for prototyping and series implementation in automotive applications. With our development software and project support, we enable data fusion results. Our customers are leading OEM, tier 1 and tier 2 suppliers as well as engineering service companies and academic institutions. www.baselabs.de
TTTech Computertechnik AG - Automotive provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. Those challenges include the increasing connectivity inside and outside of automobiles as well as the growing safety and robustness demands regarding electronics. This especially includes safety-relevant areas of vehicle dynamics as well as advances driver assistance systems. TTTech Computertechnik AG - Automotive brings networking scalability and flexibility to automotive customers and enables safe communication and networking - up to SIL 3/ASIL D – for systems with different safety requirements according to IEC 61508 and ISO 26262. The product range includes modular hardware and software solutions based on certified safety modules as well as effective system solutions for electric and conventional vehicles. TTTech Computertechnik AG - Automotive also develops reliable testing devices for bus systems such as FlexRay, Deterministic Ethernet (TSN, TTEthernet), MOST and CAN. www.tttech.com
NovAtel® designs, manufactures and sells high precision Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) components and subsystems to a wide range of driverless positioning applications, based on proven technology that delivers sub-decimetre level accuracy. We are an ISO9001 certified company with an extensive product line of receivers, antennas, correction signals, positioning algorithms, sensor fusion solutions, and systems that fulfill specific safety requirements of the automotive industry such as ISO26262 (ASIL). NovAtel’s technology not only delivers positioning solutions based on signals from satellite constellations but also uses vehicle behavior modeling and inertial sensor integration to improve accuracy and greatly reduce interruptions in availability. With customer-focused innovation as a fundamental NovAtel protocol, our customers can be confident we will deliver solutions to keep them at the leading edge of their industry. www.novatel.com/autonomousvehicles
Advanced multicore hardware platforms are nowadays finding their irreversible way into every electronic device manufactured. These platforms are currently programmed manually, which is difficult, time-consuming and error-prone. With the number of processor cores continuously rising, the software design complexity continues to explode. Without Software Design Automation tools, this challenge can’t be solved. The award-winning SLX Tool Suite is an automated software development tool for Multicore Software Developers and HW/SW System Architects.  www.silexica.com
rFpro provides driving simulation software, and 3D content, for Deep Learning Autonomous Driving, ADAS and Vehicle Dynamics testing and validation. rFpro is solely focused on ground based road vehicle simulation. rFpro scales from a desktop Workstation to a massively parallel real-time test environment spanning multiple OEM and Tier-1 customers sharing the same virtual test environments in the cloud, connected to their autonomous driver models and human test drivers. rFpro is about accelerating your testing and validation of vehicles, vehicle sub-systems, ADAS and Autonomous software systems, in order to save money and allow you to bring quality products to market more quickly. www.rfpro.com
infoware is one of the leading providers of cloud based services for navigation and electronic horizon applications. infoware’s product range encompasses leading edge SDKs, scalable navigation servers and white label applications. infoware’s competency is showcased in the navigation app “MapTrip” which combines industry leading real time traffic navigation, optical road sign recognition and fuel prices in a whole new companion app concept. The company was founded in 1984 and has an impressive track record of developing map based products for the automotive and software industry. Based in Bonn, Germany infoware is one of the most experienced powerhouses for map technology in the industry.  www.infoware.de
TASS International, a Siemens business, supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles and is known for its unique development methodology, offering a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services, with the aim to improve Integrated Safety systems of vehicles and boost the development of Highly Automated- and Connected Driving. TASS International helps to develop better products, increased speed-to-market and more robust and cost-effective development processes. TASS International finds its origin in the Dutch research organisation TNO and has built a reputation as a leading organisation in the transportation industry. It has a history of more than 25 years, employing 200 people in 11 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Helmond in The Netherlands it operates several laboratories, under which a unique facility for testing and validation of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Cooperative Driving technologies. Its software brands PreScanTM, Delft-TyreTM and MADYMOTM are familiar names to the OEMs and to suppliers in the automotive industry. www.tassinternational.com
Renesas delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live – securely and safely. The number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in A&P and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics (HE), Office Automation (OA) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) applications to help shape a limitless future. Renesas was established in 2010 and is headquartered in Japan. With over 800 hardware and software alliance partners worldwide, it has the industry’s largest local support network. Renesas Electronics’ European structure is comprised of two business groups – automotive and industrial – as well as the global ADAS solution group and the engineering group. www.renesas.com
Green Hills Software is the world’s largest independent supplier of safety and security certified software products and services for the embedded and IoT marketplace. For over 30 years Green Hills has helped clients solve the most difficult design challenges by delivering unmatched knowledge, cross industry expertise, a proven portfolio of  ISO 26262 ASIL qualified products and unequaled cyber security products and expertise to the automotive market. Next generation ADAS designs will fuse data from multiple sensors to feed critical decision engines that execute a wide range of ADAS applications like lane departure, traffic sign recognition and pedestrian detection. This sensor fusion is ripe for consolidation on powerful multicore SoC’s in single ECU’s that may also incorporate adaptive driver HMI functionality like cluster, HUD, center console and extend to connected car V2x/C2C services. In addition to being designed for safety/freedom from interference, these complex platforms must also be designed with the utmost of security to thwart the growing number of vehicle cyber-attacks. Leveraging Green Hills expertise in the design of highly available, highly secure, reliable and certifiable “mixed criticality”, products, ADAS architects can develop and deploy next generation ADAS systems with confidence while reducing cost and complexity. www.ghsiss.com
LeddarTech is the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented LiDAR sensing technology that constitutes a novel approach in object detection and ranging. Developed over 10+ years of R&D, Leddar is a unique combination of advanced light wave signal processing and software algorithms that enables the development of highly customizable and cost-effective sensing devices for multiple markets such as automotive, drones, or industrial automation. www.leddartech.com
Ibeo is a world-leading company in laser scanner technology for automotive applications. Since its foundation in 1998, Ibeo has been dedicated to the development of advanced laser measurement technology including innovative algorithms for object tracking and classification. This know-how enables Ibeo’s laser scanner sensor to support all driving assistance applications up to full autonomous driving. . Automotive OEMs and tiers typically install Ibeo’s high-end laser scanners as reference system on their test vehicles during test track and public road testing to verify the performance of their production sensors. www.ibeo-as.com
Founded in 1983 and headquartered in Silicon Valley, Velodyne is a technology company known worldwide for its real-time 3D LiDAR sensors. The company evolved after founder/inventor David Hall developed the HDL-64 Solid-State Hybrid LiDAR sensor in 2005. Since then, Velodyne LiDAR Inc. emerged as the unmatched market leader of real-time 3D vision systems used in a variety of commercial applications including autonomous vehicles, vehicle safety systems, mobile mapping, aerial mapping, and security. Its products range from the high-performance, surround view Ultra-Puck™ VLP-32, classic HDL-32/64 and cost-effective VLP-16, to the upcoming, hidden Velarray™. Velodyne’s rich suite of perception software and algorithms are the key enablers of its perception systems.Velodyne is the industry standard for localization and environmental perception, providing the core technology for dozens of autonomous vehicle programs in over 10 countries. www.velodynelidar.com
TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products. Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries. Find out more at automotive.tomtom.com Got a question? www.automotive.tomtom.com
V-Traffic Solutions preserve driving pleasure, by making travel safer and more efficient, while delivering premium content. We collect, analyze, refine and distribute European wide traffic information and mobility solutions. Quality, reliability and up-to-the-minute services are our key values. With over 20 years of experience Mediamobile as part of the TDF Group, has positioned itself to offer the safest and most useful traffic information for the comfort of all users anywhere, anytime, anyhow! A pan European player with a local approach Thanks to our presence in Denmark, Estonia, Germany, Finland, France, Norway, Poland, and Sweden, V-Traffic really knows how to provide high quality services adapted to different local conditions and delivers them across all Europe. By operating and analysing hundreds of sources on our state-of-the-art traffic platform, our local traffic and technology experts deliver premium services through RDS-TMC, DAB-TPEG and Connected technologies. V-Traffic – Safety and flexibility for smarter mobility. www.v-traffic.com
iMAR, a world leading provider of solutions in navigation, stabilization, guidance and control for all defense, geodetic, industrial and automotive applications based in Germany. iMAR Navigation GmbH, is a specialist in inertial navigation technology and has extensive long-time experience in conception, development, production, maintenance, and support of inertial measuring and navigation systems destined to a wide range of standard and special applications in various fields like surveying, stabilisation, guidance, control and defence. iMAR was founded in 1992 in St. Ingbert (Germany), where it has its headquarters and production facilities (1.500 sq.m / 16,000 sq.ft). iMAR´s advanced manufacturing and integration infrastructure: turntables and temperature lab, vibration and shock testing lab, 3-axes and 5 axes CNC machine tools, all in house do build a solid base for development and manufacturing. Three key elements make a sound basis for developing our advanced inertial measuring systems – know-how, expertise and in-depth knowledge of inertial measuring technologies, navigation algorithms, sensor systems, propulsion technologies, hydraulics, mechatronics and process calculation systems, as well as hardware design, firmware design and software engineering. iMAR products are used throughout the automotive industry when precise and reliable measurements are required. Starting with vehicle dynamics in the beginning and covering the full range of ADAS testing and validation today. Whenever and wherever measurement need to be taken iMAR´s products will be the most reliable and accurate solution. iMAR does also provide development and design support, software as well as hardware for future vehicle systems and functionality to major automotive customers. www.imar-navigation.de
NVIDIA is focused on visual computing and artificial intelligence. With this focus, we offer specialized platforms for the gaming, professional visualization, data center and automotive markets. For automotive, NVIDIA works closely with automakers, Tier 1 suppliers, and startups to develop automotive hardware and software computing platforms, scaling from ADAS to full autonomy. www.nvidia.com
As an innovation driver for virtual test driving, the company is a leading global provider of software and hardware products for the automotive and supplier industry. With the areas Simulation Software, Real-time Hardware, Test Systems and Engineering Services, IPG Automotive supports its customers in creating innovations and shaping their development process efficiently. The innovative solutions CarMaker, TruckMaker, and MotorcycleMaker, as open integration and test platforms, facilitate great savings in time and cost for customers, in a continuous development process of Model-, Software- and Hardware-in-the-Loop, all the way to the Vehicle-in-the-Loop method. The application ranges from the vehicle dynamics simulation, developing and testing of chassis control systems, to interconnected systems such as chassis, powertrain and steering. One of the biggest strengths of IPG Automotive is the integration and testing of all kinds of advanced driver assistance systems within IPG's future-oriented solutions. www.ipg-automotive.com
Speedgoat is a company specializing in state of the art real-time systems for real-time testing using Simulink® and Simulink Real-Time™, the real-time operating system from MathWorks. Together, our solutions allow our customers to continuously verify and validate their designs along a complete Model-Based Design workflow including requirements specification, simulation, Rapid Controller Prototyping, Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) simulation, and deployment. High quality, feature-richness and high usability are achieved by applying our expert skills to every system we build. And with technical support and hardware warranties we guarantee you won't be left on your own. Speedgoat was incorporated in the beginning of 2007 by former MathWorks employees and has its headquarters in Bern, Switzerland. Together with MathWorks and our distributors we serve high-tech companies world-wide. Around 40% of our customers are in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, 40% in the Americas, and 20% in Asia-Pacific. We are proud that our customers are engineers developing next generation technology. www.speadgoat.ch
dSPACE develops and distributes tools for the development of electronic control units (ECUs) and mechatronic systems worldwide. The company was one of the pioneers that opened up this market segment over 25 years ago, and has remained one of its driving forces to this day. dSPACE systems enable you to reduce development times and costs dramatically when you design ECUs and controllers, which systematically increases your productivity. This is possible because dSPACE provides an optimal mix of standard solutions for rapid control prototyping, automatic production code generation, and hardware-in-the-loop simulation. Moreover, dSPACE offers comprehensive services from on-site user training to customer-specific system engineering such as turn-key HIL test systems. Whether they are working on electronic combustion engine controls, alternative drives or modern driver assistance systems – virtually all international car makers and many of their suppliers rely on dSPACE hardware and software in their current development projects. For developing advanced driver assistance systems, dSPACE offers a well-coordinated tool chain, in which hardware and software tools interact smoothly throughout all the development steps. No matter whether you are integrating environment sensors or V2X communication, modeling vehicles and traffic scenarios, or running virtual test drives. Dedicated employees are the basis of our success. Today, dSPACE has over 1,200 employees worldwide, at locations in Germany, the USA, France, the UK, Japan, and China. In addition, numerous distributors provide customer support in other countries. www.dspace.com

Start Ups 2018

Helix Technologies is developing a range of lightweight, compact, high-performance, ceramic antennas for use in a wide range of demanding telecommunications and navigation applications including Internet of Things (IoT), GNSS, autonomous vehicles/driverless cars, drone delivery platforms, LEO satellite communications, personal body-worn devices and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communicationshelixtechnologies.co.uk/
Teraki's software solution employs propietary techniques to reduce the amount of data generated by sensors by an average of 90%, but up to 99% without compromising its quality. This is core for current applications in the automotive market, including connected and autonomous cars applications. Teraki further on enables novel applications such as in the UBI, Fleet management and Telematics market which are too cost intensive. With Teraki's software product, customers are able to increase the data they can transmit, while maintaing a low CPU footprint at the end devices. This advantage is core for enabling future applications even using present automotive hardware. www.teraki.com

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What our partners say and why they love attending our conferences…

Primary Media Partner

Smart Mobility Hub is the knowledge-exchange platform for automotive professionals, innovative technical pioneers and decision-makers. Learn about the most innovative technologies and how OEMs, Tier-1s, tech start-ups and research institutes pave their way into our vehicles. www.smart-mobility-hub.com

Media Partner

The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s connected technologies industry, businesses that provide those technologies, and the businesses – in all industries – that use these technologies.  We are the first state-based connected tech industry trade association in the U.S., and we are focused on increasing demand for Michigan-based connected tech products and services within the state, nationally and globally, thereby generating increased entrepreneurial and enterprise-level opportunities and creating sustainable jobs in Michigan. We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a connected tech industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000 members statewide. www.gomobilemichigan.org
The Internet of Things (IoT) is affecting every aspect of our daily lives, but none more than Transport. Car buyers see financial and environmental benefits in buying transport services, not vehicles. With vehicle connectivity and autonomy, this is changing the car, how we use it, and the business model for a global industry. Smart cities need integrated, green, and cost-efficient public transport services. Airports, ports and rail stations will benefit from greater connectivity, optimising the use of existing infrastructure, and rationalising investments. www.iotnowtransport.com
With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, bi-monthly magazines, white-papers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals. www.iot-now.com
The IoT Global Network, is a new destination for the IoT community. The IoT Global Network is a platform where you can connect with industry experts and network across the IoT community to build the successful IoT business of the future. The IoT Global Network will increase transparency across the industry, providing a comprehensive guide while informing and raising awareness of issues and industry regulation. With regular news and blogs from experts plus up-to-date information about IoT events around the world, the IoT Global Network is a dedicated resource for every IoT professional. www.iotglobalnetwork.com
Tractica is a market intelligence firm that focuses on human interaction with technology. The company’s market research and consulting services provide industry participants and stakeholders with in-depth analysis of emerging technology trends, business issues, market drivers, and end-user demand dynamics across multiple application domains including home, mobile, health, automotive, enterprise, and industrial markets. Tractica’s global market coverage combines qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to provide a comprehensive view of the emerging market opportunities surrounding Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, User Interface Technologies, Wearable Devices, and Digital Health. http://www.tractica.com
Vehicle Electronics is a free monthly magazine for hardware and software engineers working in the automotive sector. www.vehicle-electronics.biz
Autelligence is a leading provider of business analysis and independent news on automotive component technologies. Founded in 2003 to distribute research developments in the automotive industry to automotive professionals, it has evolved into a distinctive independent voice on developments in the industry. It continues to draw on contributions from leading journalists in the automotive technology field. www.autelligence.com
We are SBD, a global team of specialists in automotive technology. Fast-moving technologies, complex markets and a maze of new risks have created unprecedented challenges for vehicle manufacturers and their partners. Our independent research and strategic support provide the clear, actionable insights decision-makers need to move from planning to action. www.sbdautomotive.com
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Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership Company, works in collaboration with clients to leverage visionary innovation that addresses the global challenges and related growth opportunities that will make or break today's market participants. For more than 50 years, we have been developing growth strategies for the global 1000, emerging businesses, the public sector and the investment community.