Institut für Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen (ITA) (2018)
Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia
+49 241 8023400
+49 241 80 22422
The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) is one of the TOP5-institutes at the university RWTH Aachen which was awarded by the German Federal Excellence-Initiative. Connected to the Institute is the Chair in Textile Engineering of mechanical engineering. The Institute is headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Thomas Gries.
The main focus of the institute lies on the departments Mechanical Engineering and textile processing, polymer technology and high performance fiber materials, textile preforming and composites, medicine technology, Smart Textiles and joining as well as on Simulation and meterology. The ITA develops textile semi-finished products and products for fields of application within the sectors Life Sciences und Healthcare, Construction and Housing, light weight design and Mobility as well as the Energy Sector. Moreover, countless additional industries are served with goal-oriented innovations for new processes and textile materials including e.g. the sporting goods industry or the ICT-sector.