Research Partners

FIR - Institute for Industrial Management at RWTH Aachen

  • Founding year: 1953
  • Industry-oriented research in the areas service management, information management and production management
  • Part of the initiative for excellence in North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW)

PEM - Chair of Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components

  • Founding year: 2014
  • Research and innovation of electro-mobility
  • Development of production processes of the electric vehicle and its components
  • Application-oriented reserach projects

FEN – Center for Flexible Electrical Networks

  • Founding year: 2013
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation with 15 RWTH Aachen University research institutes in the field of flexible electrical distribution networks, low and medium voltage technologies, automation systems as well as urban planning, analyses of social acceptance and economic

Drees & Sommer AG

  • Founding year: 1970
  • Innovative partner for consulting, planning, construction and operation
  • Supports public- and private-sector principals and investors on all aspects of real estate
  • Sets the standard in the areas development consulting, project management, engineering, real estate consulting, infrastructure consulting and strategic process consulting

E.ON ERC – Energy Research Center at RWTH Aachen

  • Founding year: 2006
  • Interdisciplinary work in the field of electrical engineering, information and communication engineering, computer science, business and economics, mechanical engineering, as well as georesources and materials science
  • Research the potentials of energy savings, energy efficiency and sustainable energy supplies

ISB - Chair and Institute of Urban and Transportation Planning

  • Focus on mobility research and management, urban and regional development, transport modelling and controlling in urban and regional environments
  • Consultations in politics, management, and businesses

DFA - Demonstration Factory Aachen

  • Founding year: 2013
  • Small-scale production of marketable products with a high vertical range of manufacture on 1,600 m²
  • Application, exploration and further development of Industrie 4.0 solutions with industrial and research partners
  • Implementation of smart systems enabling transparent and consistent order tracking on the shop floor
  • Further education in a real production environment