R&D institutes, priorities and contact adresses

(last revision: July 2016; the mentioned links point partly to German pages)


Aalen University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Photonics; Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
Microwaves, Synthesis of Organic Compunds, Foundry Technology

Contact: Prof. Dr. Herbert Schneckenburger, HTW Aalen, Beethovenstr. 1, 73430 Aalen, Tel. +49-7361/576-3401, e-mail: herbert.schneckenburger@htw-aalen.de;

Albstadt-Sigmaringen University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priority: Computer-based Engineering in Construction and Production

Contact: Prof. Dr. Holger Möller, Hochschule Albstadt/Sigmaringen, Jakobstr. 1, 72458 Albstadt, Tel. +49-7431/579-182, -159, Fax. +49-7431/579-439, e-mail: iaf@hs-albsig.de

BiberachUniversity of Applied Sciences:Institute for Applied Research
Priority: Energy-efficient Scheduling, Construction and Management of Buildings and their Equipments.

Contact: Dr. Carsten Merten, Hochschule Biberach, Karlstr. 11, 88400 Biberach, Tel. +49-7351-582-224, -255, Fax. +49-7351-582-449, e-mail: iaf@hs-biberach.de

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Mechatronics, Sustainable Energy and Mobility; Energy Systems; Changing Society; Health and Nursing Services Research; Education Research
Contact: Prof. Dr. Walter Theodor Czarnetzki, Prorektor Forschung, Kanalstr. 33, 73278 Esslingen, Tel. 0711-397-3002, Fax. 0711-397-3115, e-mail: Walter.Czarnetzki@hs-esslingen.de; Health Care and Social Sciences: Prof. Dr. Thomas Heidenreich, Tel. +49-711/397-4586, e-mail: thomas.heidenreich@hs-esslingen.de

Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences:Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Production Engineering, Smart Systems, Medical Technologies, Web-based Infrastructures and Applications, Society/Health/Sustainability, Innovation & Gender Research

Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder, Hochschule Furtwangen, Gerwigstr. 22, 78120 Furtwangen, Tel. +49-7723/920-2232, Fax. +49-7723/920-2633, e-mail: mes@hs-furtwangen.de

Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Automation, Environmental Engineering, Biomedical Technologies, Business Strategy, Automotive Competence Center, Logistic and Traffic Systems, Social Management

Contact: Prof. Dr. Wendelin Schramm, Hochschule Heilbronn, Max-Planck-Str. 39, 74081 Heilbronn, Tel. +49-7131/504-493, Fax. +49-7131/241570, e-mail: wendelin.schramm@hs-heilbronn.de

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Applied Informatics and Geoinformatics, Measurement Systems and Sensorics, Environmental and Process Technology

Contact: Prof. Dr. Jan Hoinkis, Hochschule Karlsruhe, Moltkestr. 33, 76133 Karlsruhe,Tel. +49-721/925-2360, Fax. 0721/925-2361, e-mail: sekretariat.iaf@fh-karlsruhe.de;

Konstanz University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Energy Conversion in Solar Power Systems, Multifunktional Communication, Engineering Information Science / Applied Software Technology, Industrial Materials and Environment, Empirical Economic Research, Mechatronics, Architecture/Design

Contact: Prof. Dr. Gunter Voigt, Hochschule Konstanz, Brauneggerstr. 55, 78462 Konstanz, Tel. 07531/206-510, -211, Fax. 07531/206-87510, e-mail: voigt@htwg-konstanz.dewerkle@htwg-konstanz.de

Ludwigsburg University of Public AdministrationInstitute for Applied Research
Priorities: European change processes at a federal, state and local level; Public commercial law; Business taxation and management succession; International tax law; Employment and labour law; Leadership and coaching in the public sector, Danube Region strategy
Contact: Prof. Dr. Gerald Sander, Hochschule für öffentliche Verwaltung und Finanzen Ludwigsburg, Reuteallee 36, 71634 Ludwigsburg, Tel. 07141/140-564, Fax. 07141/140-544, e-mail: sander@hs-ludwigsburg.de

Mannheim University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research / Centers of Excellence
Priorities: Energy and Environmental Engineering; Medical-oriented Biotechnology; Tribology, Materials and Surfaces; Sensors; Exploration of the "Modern World"
Prof. Dr. Matthias Hafner, Hochschule Mannheim, Paul-Wittsack-Str. 10, 68163 Mannheim, Tel. 0621/292-6200, e-mail: iaf@hs-mannheim.de

Nürtingen University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Science - Environment and Planification
Priorities:  Landscape development, environmental planning and nature conservation as well as environmental communication and environmental ethics; Applied agricultural science particularly with regard to agriculture and equine management, sustainable animal and plant production as well as horse management; National economy and business economics particularly with regard to automotive business, sustainable mobility, real estate management and regenerative energies    
Contact: Prof. Dr. Konrad Reidl, Hochschule Nürtingen, Schelmenwasen 4-8, 72622 Nürtingen, Tel. +49-7022/404-192, Fax. +49-7022/404-209, e-mail: iaf@hfwu.de

Offenburg University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research

Priorities: Energy Technology, Information an Communication, Medical Technology, Economy, Media, Failure Analysis and Material Inspection
Contact: Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Elmar Bollin, Hochschule Offenburg, Badstr. 24, 77652 Offenburg, Tel. +49-781/205-126, 272, Fax. +49-781/205-174, e-mail: iaf@fh-offenburg.de

Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences:Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Globalization / Businesspartners in Asia, Material Sciences / Laser-based Manufacturing, Signal Processing, Envrionment and Economy, Operations and Process Management

Contact: Prof. Dr. Thomas Greiner, Hochschule Pforzheim, Tiefenbronner Str. 65, 75175 Pforzheim, Tel. +49-7231/28-6135,
Fax. 07231/28-60600, e-mail: iaf@fh-pforzheim.deiaf@hs-pforzheim.de

Ravensburg/Weingarten University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Intelligent Systems, Robotics, Applied Social Sciences, Radiation Measurements
, Optical Systems, Power Engineering and Process Technology
Contact: Prof. Dr. Michael Pfeffer, Hochschule Ravensburg/Weingarten, Postfach 1261, 88241 Weingarten, Tel. +49-751/501-9539, Fax. +49-751/501-9876, e-mail: pfeffer@hs-weingarten.de

Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences: Reutlingen Research Institute (RRI)
Priorites: Prozess Analysis, Bioanalysis, Material Technology, Fibre Technology

Contact: Prof. Dr. Bernd Thomas, Prof. Dr. Stephan Seiter, Hochschule Reutlingen, Reutlingen Research Institute (RRI), Alteburgstr. 150, 72762 Reutlingen, Tel. +49-7121/271-1400, Fax. +49-7121/271-1404, e-mail: rri@reutlingen-university.de

Rottenburg University of Applied Forest Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Forest management and wood industry – technology, value added; Biomass – logistics and conversion; Rural areas – management and development; Climate change – consequences and adaptation
Contact: Prof. Dr. Stefan Pelz, Schadenweilerhof, 72108 Rottenburg, Tel. +49-7472/951-235, Fax +49-7472/951-200, e-mail: iaf@hs-rottenburg.de

Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Applied Sciences:Institute for Applied Research (IAF)
Priorities: Design of digital media; Innovative ergonomics; Tangible interaction research; Transmedia visualization; Sustainable design
Contact: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Held, Hochschule für Gestaltung Schwäbisch Gmünd, Marie-Curie-Straße 19, 73529 Schwäbisch Gmünd, Tel.: +49-7171/602-663, Fax: +49-7171/692-59, e-mail: juergen.held@hfg-gmuend.de

Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart (University of Media),Institute of Applied Research
Priorities: Communication and Media Technologies ; Printing Technology

Contact: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gunter Hübner, Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart, Nobelstr. 10, 70569 Stuttgart, Tel. +49-711/8923-2144, e-mail: huebner@hdm-stuttgart.de

Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences: Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Civil Engineering / Building Physics, Geoinformatics and Surveying, Mathematics

Contact: Prof. Dr. Ursula Eicker, Hochschule für Technik Stuttgart, Schellingstr. 24, 70174 Stuttgart, Tel. +49-711/8926-2831, Fax. +49-711/8926-2698, e-mail: ursula.eicker@hft-stuttgart.de/Forschung

Ulm University of Applied Sciences:Institute for Applied Research
Priorities: Energy, medical engineering, biotechnology, mobility, service robotics, production technology, automation technology, logistics, communication
Contact: Prof. Dr. Thomas Walter, Hochschule Ulm, Prittwitzstr. 10, 89075 Ulm, Tel. +49-731/50-8523, Fax. +49-731/50-8270, e-mail: walter.th@hs-ulm.de


Institutes of non-governmental Universities of Applied Scienceshttp://www.kh-freiburg.de/forschung-entwicklung/

Institute for Applied Research of the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg
Priorites: Social Work, Religeous Education Science, Quality of Social Work, Accompanying Research at Social Planning

Contact: Prof. Dr. Cornelia Kricheldorff, Katholische Hochschule Freiburg, Karlstraße 63, 79104 Freiburg, Tel. +49-761/200-523, Fax. +49-761/200-444, e-mail: iaf@kfh-freiburg.de

Forschungs- und InnovationsVerbund an der Evangelischen Hochschule Freiburg e.V.“ (FIVE) at the Protestant University of Applied Sciences Freiburg
Priorities: Civil- & Civic-Society (Participation, Sustainability, Inclusion, Diversity, Migration, Gender);  Counseling, (Pastoral Care, Palliative Care);  Social Planning (Age, Demographic Change, Health(Planning), City Quarters, Academy for Social Habitation); (Early) Childhood Education (Day Care Facilities for Children, Professionalization in Social Services);  Supervision, Further Education;  Social Sciences Research Methods, Mixed-Methods, Evaluation 
Contact: Prof. Dr. Klaus Fröhlich-Gildhoff, Evangelische Fachhochschule Freiburg, Bugginger Str. 38, 79114 Freiburg, Tel. 0761/47812-40,
 e-mail: froehlich-gildhoff@eh-freiburg.deschnurrer@eh-freiburg.de

Institute for Applied Research at the Ludwigsburg Protestant University of Applied Sciences
Priorities: Inclusion - Diversity and Anti-discrimination Research; Public Health; Religion, Social Welfare work, Society

Contact: Prof. Dr. Peter Höfflin, Dr. Thomas Fliege, Ev. Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Paulusweg 6, 71638 Ludwigsburg, Tel. +49-7141/9745-277, e-mail: iaf@efh-ludwigsburg.de