Production ‒ processes & quality

Increased precision, machining quality and productivity of modern, ultrahard or difficult-to-machine materials

Additive Manufacturing ‒ 3D printing

Further development of manufacturing processes with which components are built layer by layer from a powder, liquid or wire

Construction materials - materials & properies

Development and characterisation of modern high-perfomance materials

Machines ‒ methods & concepts

Machine concepts and high-performance materials for modern energy and ressource efficient means of production

Industry 4.0 ‒ IoT & digitalisation

Industry 4.0 - Approaches to increase machine functionality, process, tool, and stock planning as well as product quality and availability

Products - development & design

Product develpment methods und -approaches for novel technologies such as Additive Manufacturing and Industry 4.0