Partners

SEVERAL PARTIES ARE INVOLVED IN THE FRAUNHOFER PROJECT CENTER FOR DESIGN AND PRODUCTION ENGINEERING IN COMPLEX HIGH-TECH SYSTEMS. 

The partners are the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, represented by its Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT), the hosting university, University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences. All partners will strengthen the knowledge base of this collaborative initiative.

University of Twente

The University of Twente is a modern, entrepreneurial university, with 2,900 researchers and professionals and over 9,000 students, leading in the area of new technologies and a catalyst for change, innovation and progress in society. The university’s strength lies in its capacity to combine and work on future technologies. The University of Twente is home to powerful research institutes at the forefront of nanotechnology (MESA+), ICT (CTIT), biomedical technology and technical medicine (MIRA), governance and behavioral sciences (IGS), geoinformation sciences and earth observation (ITC), and science based engineering.
More information: www.utwente.nl/en

Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT

The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen, one of currently 67 research institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, has decades of experience in the production technologies it utilizes to provide companies with a strong basis for the digitization of production processes, machine tools and equipment. Technological expertise is complemented by new production organization methods and by the design of industrial software systems. The portfolio of the Fraunhofer IPT extends from the evaluation and design of technologies and process chains through planning and control concepts to quality management control circuits. The institute currently employs around 460 people who are dedicated to applying their creativity to methods, technologies and processes for a connected, adaptive production.
More information: www.ipt.fraunhofer.de

Saxion University of Applied Sciences

Saxion is a University of Applied Sciences in the eastern part of the Netherlands. It’s branches in three cities are home to more than 26,000 students and 2,700 employees. Saxion contributes to improving the quality of life through the application of innovative technology. It’s applied research is driven by demands from industry, local authorities, welfare organisations and knowledge institutes. Saxion aims for excellence in research and teaching to meet the demands of the labour market.
More information: www.saxion.edu


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The Fraunhofer Project Center has been established with financial support of the Province of Overijssel.

Provincie Overijssel