K&S is an independent small enterprise offering technological and management consultancy for collaborative research projects at German and European level. K&S services include: analysis of scenarios and opportunities, setting-up of new projects, management of RTD projects, and project controlling of publicly funded projects. The main areas covered are Automotive Technologies. K&S is supporting advanced German companies in areas such as Mobility, Intelligent Transport Systems; Material Sciences, and renewable energies. This is to promote long-term research programs and topics, and to accelerate the conversion of these into marketable products and services along the value chain. K&S is specialised in project management for German and international RTD projects. It will support ICMEg during the entire project life cycle, ranging from proposal creation, the implementation of the project to the exploitation and transfer of results within WP1 “project management”.