The main goal of PROTECA is the close cooperation between industry and RWTH Aachen university, in order to foster innovation in the field of production engineering and management. Moreover, the institutes of the Cluster of Excellence offer the participation in research projects or services such as trainings and consulting in production engineering and management.



We are continuously extending our knowledge in production technology by research. This forms the basis for training, consulting and exchange services we would like to offer you. Please contact us to find a service that suits your needs.

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The research institutes of the Cluster of Excellence anticipate and develop new trends in production engineering and management. The goal is to support the industry with new solutions and relevant technologies.

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Joint Research

Joint research between industry and university is essential to push ahead innovative technologies. Companies have the possibility to participate in the development of technologies within bilateral or multilateral projects.

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Centers and Spin-offs

Centers and Spin-offs

One outcome of research in Production Technology at RWTH Aachen University is the development of centers and companies that focus on specific products, processes and technologies.

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PROTECA cooperates with enterprise networks and regional associations to encourage exchange between research and industry. Within network events and workshops technological questions are discussed.

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