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Third-party funded research

A large part of the research projects at the TU Ilmenau are funded by public funding bodies.

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"Productive Teaming" is a joint research initiative of the Chemnitz University of Technology, the Technische Universität Ilmenau and the OVGU Magdeburg, which emerged from the Chemnitz-Ilmenau-Magdeburg Research and Innovation Network ("CHIM"). More information

Researchers in conversation - Biomedical Engineering

In the new episode of "Researchers in Conversation": the head of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Informatics, Professor Jens Haueisen . Professor Haueisen's research is doing us all some good. Because with the innovative biomedical technology and new procedures he is developing, he is helping to maintain or improve our health.

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Scientific Year 2024 "Environment and health"

Clean air, clean water and intact nature are essential for a healthy life. TU Ilmenau conducts interdisciplinary research into how environmental changes affect our health. The focus is on innovative projects on biodiversity research, emission reduction in traffic, radiation exposure and AI in healthcare.

The 2024 Scientific Year offers insights into pioneering research, from hearing aids to surgical robotics. We cordially invite you to join us in discussing the future of the environment, health and technology!


Website of the Scientific Year "Environment and Health"

Current research

How can the energy supply be made CO2-free in the future? How can the kilogram be measured with high precision after its redefinition? And how can systems for processing digital data be made fail-safe and attack-proof? These are current questions that our scientists are answering. For such forward-looking national and international research projects, we bundle our competencies in interdisciplinary alliances and team up with renowned partners from science, industry and society.

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Economy and transfer

The transfer of our research results to the economy and thus to society as a whole is the third mission of TU Ilmenau alongside research and teaching - research transfer is an important social task for us. We offer our partners in business, politics and culture not only our knowledge, but also highly trained personnel, high-tech equipment and binding property rights.

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A research-strong university with a broad range of educational offerings builds on support structures that are capable of conducting research. The Technische Universität Ilmenau has several structural units that provide advice and support for the upcoming research and transfer tasks.

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Scientific career

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"Well-qualified young scientists are a prerequisite for securing research competence, innovative capacity and academic training in Germany in the long term," states the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. We see it the same way. However, the career paths for young scientists are often difficult to grasp and sometimes rocky. For this reason, the TU Ilmenau supports doctoral candidates, post-docs, post-doctoral candidates, junior and tenure-track professors - in their individual career planning - also financially.

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