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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Kampker


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Kampker

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Achim Kampker
CEO & Professor, Streetscooter GmbH, Germany


Prof. Dr. Achim Kampker is CEO of Streetscooter GmbH and Professor and Chair of Production Management at the WZL of RWTH Aachen University. He started his career in industry at Jüpo GmbH. Kampker studied Mechanical Engineering from 1995 at the RWTH Aachen University and began as a doctoral candidate at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) thereafter.

Presenting: Scalable Individualisation through Fleet Customisation

25 Feb 2014, 10:50

Case Study – PTC

The German government aims to have 1 million electric cars on their roads by 2020. Whilst adoption for specialized street customers, such as DHL, is already a reality, mass market adoption has been slower than anticipated. Professor Kampker is the CEO of a new company whose objective is to bundle and leverage specialized knowledge and know-how surrounding electric vehicles and to initiate a project to reduce overall development prices and to accelerate standards around electromobility. Streetscooter is the mediator and platform creator of this group. To enable seamless collaboration in a distributed network of partners, Streetscooter is leveraging technology from PTC that enables the collection, hosting and consolidation of data from all providing parties as a disruptive network approach.

  • Solving the target conflict between specific customer solutions and scalability by maximizing the return on engineering 
  • Enabling derivation of economically viable individual solutions based on a common “technology platform
  • Understanding the core challenges of this approach