The association Innovationszentrum Bahntechnik Europa e.V. (IZBE) embodies a scientific and technical and technology-oriented network, works on the basis of member initiatives and, since 2000, has successfully been acting in the interest of the railway industry in Saxony and beyond. The thirty members functioning as system houses, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) and universities are active in the area of research and development and provide services related to rail technology.
The association conducts and promotes research and development activities as well as technology transfer in the field of rail technology, in particular with respect to vehicle technology, control and signalling and safety technology, energy supply and telematics, in all life cycle phases, to publish the results of scientific work on a timely basis.
The association supports its members with subject-related information service, with regard to corporate marketing and the deepening of service ranges.