• Development of quantum sensors, photonic chips and processors for quantum computing
  • Focus on Photonic Computing, Particle Metrology, Atomic Gyroscopes and Magnetic Sensing
  • Cooperation with partners from medical technology, autonomous vehicles, aerospace, machinery and the process industry

Siemens Healthineers AG

  • Products, services and solutions at the center of clinical decision-making and treatment pathways
  • Personalization of diagnosis, therapy selection, aftercare, and managing health
  • Intelligent and image-guided treatment
  • Leveraging digital technology, data, and artificial intelligence (AI) and advancing providers’ operations with technology-enabled services

German Research Foundation DFG

    • Central self-governing research funding organisation in Germany
    • Focus is on funding projects developed by the academic community itself in the area of knowledge-driven research
    • Funds research projects, creates competitive opportunities and conducts procedures for the review, evaluation, selection and decision of research proposals

SimTech Cluster of Excellence

    • Forms the institutional and organizational framework for research in the Cluster of Excellence and warrants for the sustainable, long-term presence of Simulation Science in Stuttgart
    • Authorized to conduct its own doctoral degree program and houses its own study program
    • Addresses the relevance of insights and knowledge obtailable from the abundance of data from sensors, digitized collections, experiments, and simulations

Fraunhofer IPA

  • Focus is on organizational and technological issues related to the manufacturing industry
  • Developing, testing and implementing methods, components and devices right up to entire machines and production lines
  • Coordinated by six business units and working on an interdisciplinary basis with industrial enterprises from the following sectors: automotive, machinery & equipment, electronics & microsystems, energy, medical engineering & biotechnology, and the process industry


  • Dedicated to support engineers to solve non-linear mechanical problems numerically
  • Tools to model and solve the problems are the finite element software LS-DYNA as solver and LS-OPT for optimization
  • Main focuses are: Support, sales, training, engineering services and software development