FVA is the worldwide leading network of the drive technology industry. Internationally active companies and the best research institutions of the drive technology belong to this network. The knowledge transfer from the community research to the FVA members is made by the simulation platform FVA-Workbench. The calculation basis of the FVA and the FVA-Workbench are driven by the demands of the industry and are getting developed continuously. The FVA GmbH provide for these developments professional software structures and supplemented these with innovative features for the best possible application in industrial practice. This interaction enables the FVA to operate in a heterogeneous environment and to provide knowledge management and sustainable algorithms and software modules for generations. The resulting benefits strengthen the entire sector of drive technology sustainable.