Research Fields

Research Designs the Future - at IPEK we follow this guiding principle with our research fields, which in terms of content reflect the strategic orientation of the institute’s main research. In basic and applied research projects, we develop innovative systems, methods and processes with the aim of creating lasting added value and benefits for our customers, keeping them one step ahead.




Development and Innovation Management
Lightweight Design
Validation of Technical Systems



Drive Systems
Clutches and Brakes in Drive Systems
PGE - Product Generation Engineering
Tribology Systems



C&C²-A - Embodiment-Function-Relations in Design
NVH and Vehicle Acoustics
Power tools