About Us

FVA GmbH is a joint venture between FVA e.V. (Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik, the Research Association for Drive Technology) and GzF (Gesellschaft zur Förderung des Maschinenbaues mbH, the Association for the Promotion of Mechanical Engineering) within VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau, the Mechanical Engineering Industry Association).

Founded in 2010, FVA GmbH works hand-in-hand with top-level German research institutions and leading companies from the drive technology industry toward the active transfer of knowledge gained from FVA research projects into industrial practice. Based on more than 50 years of research, our groundbreaking products and services enable innovative development processes for the advancement of the entire industry.

Our core competencies are the development of calculation and simulation software for drive technology, professional service and support, and technical seminars and conferences. We focus on quality and customer orientation, as attested to by our DIN EN 9001:2015 certification.

At the interface between research and industry, we use practice-oriented knowledge transfer to create maximum added value in order to strengthen the sustainable innovation powers of our customers.

Our Services for the Drive Technology Industry


Our programs offer unique calculation and simulation capabilities for all areas of drive technology. Based on nearly 50 years of scientific research, the FVA software solutions enable innovative and state-of-the art development processes.

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As a provider of continuing education in the field of drive technology, we make exclusive expertise obtained directly from the latest research available for implementation into industrial practice. Participants of our seminars and conferences receive in-depth knowledge, tailored specifically to their professional needs.

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The results of FVA e.V. research form the foundation of our services. The innovation network's collective industrial research connects leading companies to the industry's best research institutions.

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