Science and industry meet
Intensive interdisciplinary collaboration between Ilmenau University of Technology and local industry has enabled significant research results to be quickly available and ready for use. The university has developed competitive clusters dedicated to a number of areas of research, such as nano-engineering, precision engineering, energy and automotive engineering, technical and biomedical systems, mobile communications and digital media technology.
For further information on partnerships with Ilmenau University of Technology, see their Transfer section.
Other development partners
Extramural research establishments with a worldwide reputation, such as IDMT, the Fraunhofer-Institut für Digitale Medientechnologie complement the expertise of Ilmenau University of Technology. Others are the IOSB (Fraunhofer-Institut für Optronik, Systemtechnik und Bildauswertung), the AST (Angewandte Systemtechnik Ilmenau), IMMS (Institut für Mikroelektronik und Mechatronik-Systeme) and the Ilmenau Steinbeis Transfer Centres, all close to the university campus.