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Core competencies in research and teaching

Technische Universität Chemnitz stands for profiled research of excellence. Within the overarching motto “Wissen.schafft.arbeit” (“Science generates work”) urgent societal challenges of the future within the key areas

Materials and smart systems are the hardware basis for new innovative processes and technologies in the field of internet of things, industry 4.0, smart grid, energy efficient mobility, ambient assisted living into old age, sports and medical engineering as well. Innovative materials as well as new integration technologies of materials belong to the aim of the research in Chemnitz. They are applied  e. g. in medical engineering, in power engineering and lightweight construction.

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An efficient and flexible production is an indispensable component of an ecologically and economically sustainable economy. On the one hand, it allows to comply with individual customer demands. On the other hand, it accommodates the necessary adjustment of processes. This results in the concept of resource efficient and versatile production systems. To approach this, innovative production technologies are being researched, developed and optimized.

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Technologies, individuals, and their social systems reciprocally influence on each other. Therefore, research in the area of humans and technology investigates how technology and organization can contribute to human well-being in living and working environments. The health-related impacts of technology and work on human beings is also in the focus of research in this area.

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are already set on the agenda today and are lead to promising solutions thanks to the results of basic and application-oriented research.

The brand of Chemnitz University Profile in research is the trans-disciplinary, open and constructive dialogue with special emphasis on the promotion of young scientists.