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Our project is made possible by numerous sponsors, supporters and partners. They enable us to gain valuable experience beyond the scope of the lectures and come into contact with state-of-the-art technology.

If you want to be a part of our network, feel free to contact us!

Primary sponsors

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern

The TU Kaiserslautern is the only university in Rhineland-Palatinate with a technical and scientific orientation. As a campus university with around 14,900 students, it offers a wide range of courses in twelve departments. Most of the study programs have an interdisciplinary approach, thus combining different subject areas.

Hochschule Kaiserslautern

Kaiserslautern University of Applied Sciences stands for more than 160 years of tradition in engineering education. More than 6000 students study at three campuses in Kaiserslautern, Pirmasens and Zweibrücken. All courses of study are also available as dual courses via the university’s own cooperative study model KOSMO.

KST motorenversuch

For more than 50 years, KST has been working as an independent development service provider and test field operator for automotive manufacturers, manufacturers of automotive powertrain assemblies and components such as manufacturers of large engines and automotive fuel, and suppliers.
KST operates a test facility with 85 modern test benches for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and large engines and for the development and testing of automotive powertrains.


The names of Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz, the founding fathers of Daimler AG, are closely associated with the birth of the automobile. Today, Daimler is one of the largest suppliers of premium passenger cars and is the largest wolrdwide operating manufacturer of commercial vehicles. Daimler offers financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services.

Team Zimmermann

The teamwork between Zimmermann Formtechnik GmbH and Horst Zimmermann GmbH, which has been successful since 1962, combines experience with fresh thinking, tradition with state-of-the-art technology in model and mold making. Added to this are the many years of experience of ZiMaTec GmbH in the field of pre-development as well as product developments with a wide variety of automotive suppliers. Another spectrum is the delivery of prototypes of different processes as well as the construction of injection molds.


As a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, the Schaeffler Group has been driving forward groundbreaking inventions and developments in the fields of motion and mobility for over 70 years.
With innovative technologies, products, and services for CO₂-efficient drives, electric mobility, Industry 4.0, digitalization, and renewable energies, the company is a reliable partner for making motion and mobility more efficient, intelligent, and sustainable. The technology company manufactures high-precision components and systems for powertrain and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications.


ZF is a global technology company and supplies systems for passenger cars, commercial vehicles and industrial technology, enabling the next generation of mobility.

With its comprehensive technology portfolio, the company offers integrated solutions for established vehicle manufacturers, mobility providers and start-up companies in the fields of transportation and mobility. ZF continually enhances its systems in the areas of digital connectivity and automation in order to allow vehicles to see, think and act.


FAULHABER is an independent family-run group of companies with its headquarter in Schönaich near by Stuttgart in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Founded in 1947 FAULHABER offers today the most extensive range of miniature and micro drive systems available from a single source worldwide. On the basis of this technological diversity, FAULHABER designs drive solutions that are unique with respect to their precision and reliability in the smallest of spaces. Their main areas of use include production automation and robotics, aerospace, optical systems as well as medicine and laboratory technology.


Siemens AG is a global technology powerhouse that brings together the digital and physical worlds to benefit customers and society. The company focuses on intelligent infrastructure for buildings and decentralized energy systems, on automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries, and on smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport. Siemens’ technical expertise, comprehensive portfolio and long-standing experience are helping to pioneer a sustainable future across the globe.

Institut für Verbundswerkstoffe

The Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH (IVW) is a nonprofit research institution of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate and the Technical University of Kaiserslautern. It researches fundamentals for future applications of composite materials, which are of great importance for the mobility of the future, the fields of energy, climate and environment, production technology as well as for health care. New materials, construction methods and manufacturing processes are investigated and – after the basic understanding has been developed – tailor-made for the respective requirements.


Brunel GmbH is one of the leading engineering service providers within the DACH region and the Czech Republic. Permanently employed by Brunel, our engineers, computer scientists, technicians and managers support the teams of our customers from the high-tech environment within the framework of temporary employment or contracts for work and services – along the entire process chain and in all phases of product development. Our sales experts act as a crucial interface between our customers and our technology specialists: They bring together the right experts and companies.


dSPACE offers its customers solutions and know-how that help advance innovations with software- and hardware-based simulations. As a market and innovation leader, dSPACE consistently supports the dynamic transformation of the automotive industry with solutions for autonomous driving, electromobility, and digitization. Particularly automotive manufacturers and their suppliers use this comprehensive, end-to-end solution range to test the software and hardware components of their new vehicles long before a new model is allowed on the road.


For more than 30 years, Vector has created solutions in the development of automotive electronics. More than 3,000 employees at 31 locations worldwide support manufacturers and suppliers of the automotive industry and related industries with a professional platform of tools, software components and services for developing embedded systems. Driven by passion for technology Vector develops solutions which relieve engineers of their demanding tasks.


Today, more than 60 years after its founding, the Kistler Group leads the global market for dynamic pressure, force, torque and acceleration measurement technology. This owner-managed company has continued to grow over the years and has evolved from a mere component manufacturer into a development partner for industry and scientific research. Kistler offers more than just products – they also provide the necessary application know-how.

SBG Systems

SBG Systems designs, manufactures, and markets a complete line of state-of-the-art inertial sensors such as Inertial Measurement Units (IMU), Attitude and Heading Reference Systems (AHRS), Inertial Navigation Systems with embedded GPS (INS/GPS), etc. By combining strict sensor selection with advanced calibration techniques and embedded powerful algorithms, SBG Systems take the most of the MEMS technology to offer miniature and low-cost solutions while maintaining a very high performance at every level.

Lenze schmidhauser

Lenze Schmidhauser is a state-of-the-art engineering company developing and producing frequency inverters, servo drives and power electronics for automotive and industrial applications. Lenze Schmidhauser has focussed on the development of technology that is energy-efficient. Since 2006, Schmidhauser AG has been a part of the Lenze Group – a global specialist in drive and automation solutions. With around 4,000 employees and several R&D centres and production facilities distributed around the world, the Lenze Group is a dynamic player in the global market. As a customer of Schmidhauser AG, can also directly profit from its know-how.

Fischer elektromotoren

Fischer Elektromotoren offers development, prototyping, production and integration service from a single source. They take care of the entire development service for the electric motor, which is tailored to the customers needs. Being an experienced manufacturer, the electric motors from Fischer are characterised down to the smallest detail by constructive advantages that precisely meet the customers demands. Therefore, Fischer Elektromotoren is able to create solutions for drive systems with requirements that cannot be fulfilled by standard electic motors.


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