Cluster-Partner

77 Composites is a leading carbon fibre engineering company supplying customers worldwide. Established in 2010, the company has constantly improved production techniques and invested in the latest technologies to provide cost effective components and achieve shorter lead times. We offer composite solutions for both one-off prototype components, as well as medium production runs.

Airbus is the world's leading commercial aircraft manufacturer whose customer focus, commercial know-how, technological leadership and manufacturing efficiency have set the standard for the aviation industry.

Our owner-run company is an internationally-oriented, innovative manufacturer of precision system solutions with valves, actuators, pumps, and controllers.

The Alzchem Group is a traditional, international chemical company with medium-sized structures. AlzChem has positioned itself effectively in the Speciality Chemicals market, providing both established and new products in existing markets as well as in new ones.

The nuclear energy activities of AREVA NP in Germany are pooled in the regional organization AREVA GmbH. At the headquarter in Erlangen there are 3,000 employees: Thus, Erlangen is one of the largest engineering sites of AREVA NP. Main focus of activities in Erlangen is the maintenance and upgrading of nuclear power plants domestic and abroad. Furthermore, the employees are involved in the EPR new-build projects in France, Finland, China and Great Britain. AREVA GmbH also has test and research facilities and laboratories in Erlangen – some of them are globally unparalleled. Plus the Fuel Business is located in Erlangen.

ASP AUTOMATION GMBH specializes in the development, manufacture and assembly of system-oriented automation and mechanical engineering solutions.

Production site: Ingolstadt.
At the group headquarters of AUDI AG and its largest production site, the company builds over 650,000 vehicles each year, including the Audi A3, Audi A4, Audi A5 and Audi Q5 car lines. The body shop and paint shop also process the Audi TT Coupé, Audi TT Roadster and Audi A3 Cabriolet. Big draw for members of the public: the Audi Forum, which attracts up to 450,000 visitors each year.

Further education open up new perspectives and are an engine for new innovation. Since 30 years the bfz offers in Westmittelfranken a big spread of possibilitites for professional qualification and further education. We are a secure partner fort he economy in our core areas education, consultancy personal and social services. We link people, corporation and institutions with our complex network.

The BMW Group has its sights set firmly on the premium sector of the international automobile market. To achieve its aims, the company knows how to deploy its strengths with an efficiency that is unmatched in the automotive industry. The strategic objective is clearly defined: The BMW Group is the leading provider of premium products and premium services for individual mobility.

CGTEC develops and manufactures innovative semi finished products from carbon and fiber glass. Our main field of experience is in the are of round profiles. We aim to parent customer projects from first contact over prototype fabrication up to serial production.

CheMin has been acting as a consultant and expert witness for 15 years. We provide services in the development, optimisation and evaluation of quality standards for fuels, materials, residual materials and engineering methods which are used by fossil and waste-fired power plants, biomass and waste-to-energy plants (WTE plants) and other power plants.

Our mission is to strengthen the competitiveness of European manufacturing companies by supporting our clients in the development, innovation and introduction of state-of-the-art processes and products. COMTES FHT a.s. is a good example of a new model of collaboration between manufacturers and the research sector. The underlying premise of our research centre is that its success will depend upon the ability to manufacture state-of-the-art products and to exploit new technologies.

From life-extending components to next-generation, renewable energy products, CoorsTek genuinely helps make the world measurably better. We work with engineers like you to develop tomorrow's technology for just about every industry in the global economy. Using our core strengths of custom engineering, materials expertise, operational excellence, and rapid execution, we help our customers develop amazing solutions to their toughest technical challenges. Our experienced engineering and manufacturing experts are ready to help with your next project.

CoTexx Ltd. is specialised in the implementation of industrial research and development and in the production of high-tech products and processes, which realise the natural biocides and antiseptic effects of non-ferrous and precious metals. Due to the necessity to produce the developed products rationally at marketable prices, additionally a knitting mill for technical textiles was set up which increasingly is providing its abilities also as development partner and supplier for other industries - e.g. to the building industry, to process engineering, to the automotive and as well to the air and space industry.

The Kupferinstitut is a service provider for all technical questions concerning copper materials for all applicantions. We are an industrial association of companies for the production, processing and application of materials for common technical interests of its members

The name Dräxlmaier stands for automotive innovation. By using living, natural materials such as leather, wood, and stone, while integrating electrical features, our unique marriage of form and function allows us to deliver elegant functionally integrated interior components, cockpits, wiring harness and electrical management systems which set new automotive industry standards.

High-performance adhesives and sealants for industrial applications and customized systems for their dispensing and usage in almost every industrial field: Drei Bond GmbH from Ismaning near Munich offers users of adhesives and sealants not only the materials but also extensive know-how in terms of reliably dispensing task in the production process. Due to the close interaction of chemical and engineering expertise under one roof, Drei Bond can offer its customers integrated consulting in a unique way.

The Cluster of Excellence Engineering of Advanced Materials - Hierarchical Structure Formation for Functional Devices (EAM) is the only interdisciplinary research collaboration of its type in Germany to focus on the investigation of functional materials and their processing at all length scales. Its research centers on the fundamental and applied aspects of designing and creating novel high- performance materials. Situated at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg it is part of the Excellence Initiative of the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft), Germany's largest research funding organization.

Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to become a major player in the global automotive industry. A leader in its three areas of business, the Group is backed by a R&D and production network with sites in 34 countries. It is the preferred partner of the world's largest automakers, which value its operational excellence and technological expertise.

Cross-boarder engineering for lightweight solutions.

The competence and experience built up over decades is reflected in the strength of our company.