Cooperation with universities and industry

Cooperation with the technical faculty of the Christian-Albrechts University (Professor Dr. Franz Faupel)

Currently at the IMST 3 doctoral theses in the field of composites and interfaces are supervised.

Cooperation in the Network Exoprothesennet.SH

The IMST is partner in the network Exoprothesennet.SH, that aims at the optimized support ( close to their home) of people with amputations - with systematic innovations of technical solutios in the orthopedic field.

The Exoprothesennet.SH is sponsored by the ZIM-Program of the Federal Ministery of Economy and Energy.

Cooperation with the University Hospital Schleswig-Holstein UKSH with Professor Dr. Helge Fischer Brandies, Orthodontist


Development of orthodontic arches and devices on the basis of nickel-titanium shape memory alloys.

For the characterization and qualification of orthodontic materials so far 6 doctoral theses have been supervised in our laboratory (3 of which are already successfully completed with a doctoral degree).

With Professor Dr. Olav Jansen, Neuroradiology

Development, coating and functionalizing of carotid stents.

Our industrial partners are:

Technology Transfer

All projects listed above are compiled in close cooperation with industrial partners (see project list). Within these projects Know-How on matters of material development and material qualification is transferred.

International Collaboration