Simply Move – bayern design hosts exhibition at Munich Airport
15. January 2019
Nuremberg, (date) – Self-driving vehicles, ecologically responsible drive units, connected mobility, the elimination of physical boundaries and more – a total of nine fascinating visions of the future will be presented at the Simply Move. Bavaria designs – Mobility of the Future exhibition hosted by bayern design, the State of Bavaria’s competence center for design, in cooperation with Munich Airport, at Terminal 2, Level 04, Southern check-in area. The projects showcased by companies and research institutions in Bavaria embody the current state of science, economy and design in the field of future mobility and form the opening of a five-part series titled Bavaria designs. The exhibition will run until February 27, 2019 and is complemented by the unique center of innovation designed as a smart city at Munich Airport by LabCampus GmbH of Munich. In a space measuring 500,000 m2, companies, research institutions, start-ups and creative people will develop, test, and present new products across industries and companies under ideal conditions for collaboration.
From individual transportation to mobility concepts – design made in Bavaria
All nine projects on display at the exhibition – from individual transportation to mobility concepts – will have one key common denominator: design made in Bavaria. Even during the development of the models presented, design methods were applied and special emphasis was placed on design, that is, appearance, haptics and intuitive use.
BMW of Munich will introduce ConceptLink, a motorcycle of the future that connects digitally with its rider. Lilium GmbH of Weßling/ Oberpfaffenhofen will display its Lilium Jet, a vertical take-off e-air taxi. EVUM Motors of Munich will present the aCar, an electric car designed in cooperation with Munich Technical University as a robust all-round vehicle specifically for developing countries. Hyve of Munich will showcase its ePaddle for the skating scene. The electrically operated paddle transfers the thrust to the skater. Mecuris of Munich will display its 3D printed products which have revolutionized the prosthesis/orthesis market. PG of Regensburg will show the PG Bugatti Bike, a premium high-tech bicycle it created and developed in cooperation with Italian car manufacturer Bugatti. The German Aerospace Center of Weßling/Oberpfaffenhofen is bringing its ROboMObil that translates robot technology to road transportation. Scientists from TUMCREATE, an alliance between Munich Technical University and Nanyang Technological University Singapore, will provide insights into the e-mobility concept for Gemini, a micromobile for tomorrow’s cities. N+P Industrial Design of Munich will showcase the AVA platform, a holistic concept for eating while traveling: main course on the train, dessert on the bus – AVA makes intermodal multi-course menus possible.
In March 2019, the exhibition series will continue under the title Digital Nature. Bavaria designs – Lifestyles of the Future. Further themes on display as part of the series running until early 2020 at Terminal 2 Level 04, Southern check-in area, of Munich Airport will be Discoverers, Well Connected, and Smart Living.