Closing of eMobility Expo in Valencia: 5,800 Professionals and 14 million euros in Economic Impact
The first edition of the eMobility Expo World Congress places Valencia and Spain at the heart of the debate on the mobility of the future.
The first edition of the eMobility Expo World Congress in Valencia has come to an end after three days of presentations and debates in which the present and future of sustainable mobility have been analysed. The director of the event, Sandra Infante, highlighted the importance of the meeting, which was a success with more than 5,794 visitors from 16 countries, and which has established itself as a benchmark for the sector worldwide.
In addition to professionals from the sector, 344 world experts participated in the congress, and 179 international companies, including major brands such as Ford, Toyota, Iberdrola, Cepsa, Balearia, Air Nostrum, Power Electronics, BP and Ficosa, presented their latest innovations in sustainable mobility during the event. The attendees analysed the main axes of the transformation that the mobility industry is undergoing, including research into batteries and energy storage systems, which was the main theme of the Valencia Battery Convention 2023 and was attended by the President of the Generalitat de Valencia, Ximo Puig.
Boosting research and innovation in sustainable mobility
During the event, the Governments & Manufacturers Summit also took place, where the details of the second edition of the PERTE electric vehicle focused on the development of batteries were announced. In addition, great leaders of companies that are promoting research and innovation for sustainable mobility participated in the event, such as Fernando Gómez-Carpintero, CEO of Airbus Crisa, who presented the ARTEMIS project led by NASA and with the participation of Airbus to take man to Mars.
The latest developments in sustainable mobility were presented at the event, and some of the main brands in the automotive sector made global presentations at eMobility Expo, such as Ford, which launched its latest 100% electric crossover, and Toyota, which showcased its most innovative vehicles. In addition, Amazon has delved into innovations in mobility solutions as a service.
Valencia, pole of attraction for the global debate on mobility
The Minister of Science and Innovation, Diana Morant, closed the event and highlighted that it “places Valencia and Spain at the heart of the debate on the mobility of the future”. The Minister also emphasised that “in this change of era we are facing a profound and complex challenge, that of combating climate change by creating a new beginning with the help of technologies that are already revolutionising every layer of our lives. And Valencia is an ideal city to talk about new beginnings, creativity, innovation, and also energy”.
The first edition of the eMobility Expo World Congress has turned Valencia into the world’s mobility capital, confirming its position as the sustainable mobility hub of Southern Europe and generating an economic impact of 14 million euros for the city. The venue for the next edition in 2024 will be announced shortly.