Success stories


The Institute has solved many problems for industrial partners. They cover fields such as structure lightening, structure stiffening, crash absorbing, heat conduction, development of materials for extreme environments and composites for special purposes, development of special technological processes and equipments.

Applications in mass production

Aluminium foam stiffened Ferrari Modena 360
Aluminium foam component increases passive safety of crew in Audi Q7
New technology improved camshaft phaser stator in BMW engine

Development for industry

Aluminium foam component for Audi A2
New engine bracket reduced noise and vibrations in Hyundai car
Material that can withstand conditions in divertor of fusion reactor

Technologies applied in industry

Collaboration between science and industry brings benefits to both