Announcement: 62nd Colloquium on 20.01.2022 at 4 p.m.

Topic: "Energy-optimised production of secondary aluminium by inline analytics (LIBS)".

Speaker: Dr. Christian Bohling (SECOPTA analytics GmbH)

You are kindly invited to attend this colloquium. The lecture will be held in English. Afterwards, there will be an opportunity for discussion and conversation over snacks and refreshments. Due to Corona, attendance on site is currently subject to the 2G rule (only vaccinated or recovered attend).

-> Here you can find more information and an overview of our upcoming colloquia.

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

Latest News

SIS.Europe 2021 - Surface Inspection Summit

AMAP supports the SIS.Europe 2021 in Aachen.

November 09 - 10, 2021 at the TEMA Pyramid in Aachen

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Change of Management

Dr Uwe Knaak has taken over as technical managing director of Amap GmbH, the aluminium cluster at RWTH Aachen University, on 1 July 2021. He replaces Dr. Rolf Weber, who held the management for nine years.

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AMAP FORUM 2021 goes virtual

AMAP - the aluminum R&D cluster at RWTH Aachen University - would like to thank over 180 attendees from 15 nations for their participation.

With a large number of interesting presentations, insight was offered into the activities along the entire value chain of aluminum materials from raw material…

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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.


Currently, onsite attendance is tied to the 2G rule (only…

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