Our Performance Profile

Who are we?

  • Currently 13 industrial companies and 6 institutes of the RWTH Aachen University are involved in the Aluminium Cluster AMAP.

  • The partners involved in the Aluminium Cluster AMAP agree on a pre-competitive objective as an essential pre-condition for  successful, sustainable project work.

  • The project staff from industry and university work actively, across disciplines and in an interdisciplinary structure at a physical location in Aachen.

What do we do?

  • Holistic research approach along the entire value chain "From raw material to component" for "Innovations in aluminium" as the basis for sustainable benefits for our partners.

  • Basic research and practice-orientated R&D for the material aluminium and its alloys and implementation in innovative process technologies.

  • Projects are initiated and realised through interdisciplinary, pre-competitive cooperation between companies of the aluminium industry, institutes of RWTH Aachen University and end users in known or new fields of application.

  • Promotion of R&D networking through various constellations of cooperation in consortia.

What do we offer?

  • Promotion of cooperation, innovation and expertise development based on an open partnership across organisational levels.

  • Generation of innovative ideas and joint implementation of project results in defined working areas.

  • Win-win situation and synergy effects through practice-oriented cooperation between industrial departments and RWTH Aachen University institutes.

  • Access and promotion of young talents

  • Colloquia, workshops and an AMAP FORUM for interested parties.

Areas of Expertise


AMAP and AD agree on closer cooperation

AMAP und AD beschließen am 23.08.2023, ihre freundschaftliche Kooperation zu vertiefen. Als Aluminium-Forschungscluster der RWTH Aachen University arbeitet AMAP mit Industriefirmen und RWTH-Instituten zusammen, um Forschungsprojekte zu initiieren, Veranstaltungen zu gestalten und politische…

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Review AMAP Forum and press review

AMAP - the R&D Aluminium Cluster at RWTH Aachen University - looks back on two days of interesting presentations, which provided an insight into the activities along the entire value chain of aluminium materials, from raw material to application.

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SIS.Europe 2023 - Surface Inspection Summit

AMAP supports the SIS.Europe 2023 in Aachen.

November 09 - 10, 2023 at the TEMA Pyramid in Aachen

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Upcoming Colloquia

We are very pleased to inform you that from now on our colloquia will be held again. The colloquia take place every 3rd Thursday in a month and will be presented in a hybrid system, so you can follow the lecture online and in presence.


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