Research institutions of THI

The main aim of applied research and of THI is to bring findings from basic research into application. Therefore, about one third of the university’s total budget is invested in research. As a result, THI is one of the top research universities for applied sciences in Germany.

In addition to the CARISSMA research and test centre with its three institutes and the other In-Institutes for Innovative Mobility (IIMo) and New Energy Systems (InES), a wide range of research activities are carried out in the competence fields and the associated institutes AININ, inas and the Fraunhofer Application Centre. The fields of competence deal with the topics of materials and surface technology, production and automation technology (Production now), aviation, sustainable logistics and marketing, and business start-ups from the scientific community.