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

Cancellation of all "AMAP COLLOQUIA" for 2020/2021

Due to the actual developments concerning the Coronavirus-situation and the resulting travel restrictions, we have decided in the interest and for the protection of the participants to cancel all lectures of the „AMAP Colloquium“ until further…

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