INC Invention Center

The INC Invention Center on the RWTH Aachen Campus is the place in which visionaries and planners redefine your company. Whether agile hardware development, stress testing or startup screening, we prepare your company for the future. With specific training offers your employees will become Chief Technology Managers and obtain the necessary equipment in order to achieve the optimum solutions for the challenges they may face. Check your “Innovation Readiness Level” and configure your own program which will give your company the innovation spirit that it needs. As an INC partner you can have an impact on the major topics regarding the focus of our activities in R&D and consortium projects. Further information on our partner models can be found on


Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT 

The Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT develops system solutions for the interconnected adaptive production. Its clients come from all across the manufacturing industry – ranging from the automotive industry and its suppliers to aerospace and precision engineering and from the optical industry to life sciences and medical technology.


Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL

The Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of the RWTH Aachen undertakes research and consultancy projects. The aim which is to address production-related issues across the whole production engineering spectrum, has resulted in an extensive field of activities ranging from strategic innovation, production and quality management through to control, machine, manufacturing and measurement technology.


Technology management at Fraunhofer IPT;