The Open Innovation Research Cluster

for Non-Ferrous Metals at RWTH Aachen University

Our Performance Profile

Who are we?

In the field of the material technology of non-ferrous metals, their production and processing the Open Innovation Research Cluster AMAP has been established by a group of ten industrial companies and four university institutes of RWTH Aachen. The cooperation concentrates on materials of non-ferrous metals, at the beginning especially on those on aluminium base.

What do we do?

Content-sharing, organisationally structured, spatially concentrated and interdisciplinary cooperation of industry and university institutes on current problems in the fields of non-ferrous metals with the same main research topics in the sense of the Open Innovation Idea.

What do we offer?

  • Promotion of cooperation and innovation
  • Strengthening the know-how setup in the market segment
  • Generation of new ideas
  • Open Innovation strategy with partnerships on all levels
  • Access to young engineers
  • Using of synergy effects
  • Flexibility in the working method
  • Practice-orientation through spatial proximity of research and industry
  • Fast integration of current research results