PerkinElmer Becomes Scientific Partner of the TECHEETAH Formula E Team

The TECHEETAH Formula E Team and PerkinElmer, Inc. today announce a new partnership for the 2016/17 FIA Formula E season onwards. Becoming the Scientific Partner, PerkinElmer will be providing the TECHEETAH Formula E Team with their innovative detection , informatics and service capabilities to support performance characterization of race car components.

With over 9,000 employees operating in over 150 countries around the world, PerkinElmer’s world-class R&D facilities and experience are a perfect match for the ever increasing technical complexity in Formula E.

Competing in the cutting-edge fully-electric racing series, TECHEETAH Formula-E team are learning and improving electric power train on a race-by race basis. Such a rapid progress requires a vast amount of data analysis and visualization. PerkinElmer’s expertise can significantly strengthen the team’s engineering capabilities. All of these efforts are directly linked with improving the future electric road cars, which aligns with PerkinElmer’s mission of innovating for a healthier world.

“PerkinElmer is delighted to be the Scientific Partner of the TECHEETAH Formula-E team. The  synergies between the two companies embody the technological excellence and innovation which characterize both organizations. We look forward to the unique challenges ahead and wish the team much success,” said Greg Sears, Vice President and General Manager, Organic for PerkinElmer’s Discovery & Analytical Solutions business.

Mark Preston, TECHEETAH Team Principle:” We are very proud of our partnership with PerkinElmer. We both thrive for excellence in our respective fields and ultimately for the benefit of the environment and the public. Such support from PerkinElmer is ideal for helping us achieve more success and continue to promote electric mobility through Formula E.”

The next round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E season will take place in Brooklyn, New York City on Jul 15 and 16.

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