The ITA Group is an international research and training service provider for fiber-based high-performance materials, textile semi-finished products and their manufacturing processes with 350 employees.The core of the ITA Group is the research and teaching institution, the Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University .
|ITA Technologietransfer GmbH||The ITA Technologietransfer GmbH in Aachen functions as a technology transfer institution and is responsible for direct industrial projects. The ITA Incubator as a subsidiary of ITA GmbH is the technology centre of the ITA Group for business start-ups. There are the following three other subsidiaries:|
The ITA Academy GmbH functions as an educational service provider in the following two pillars:
|Research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor technology and ICT. The ITA Incubator is the technology centre of the ITA Group for business start-ups.|
3. ECM Aachen
|Research and development in the fields of robotics, sensor technology and ICT, offers remote training for human-machine-interaction.|
|ITA Istanbul A. Ş.||Textile research and development centre in partnership with the leading Turkish industrial associations and Marmara University, Istanbul.|
|SmartTextronics Center||is developing economic production technologies for the production of smart textiles for small and medium-sized enterprises within the framework of a bilateral cooperation between South Korea and Germany.|
Central cooperation partners
- The Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials (AMIBM) in Maastricht (NL) collaborates intensively with ITA in the field of biobased fibrous materials and textiles.
- A key partner in Aachen in the field of flooring and interior is the TFI - Institut für Bodensysteme an der RWTH Aachen e.V.
- The research area medical textiles at the ITA cooperates closely with the Research Group on Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials under the direction of Prof. Jockenhövel at the Tissue Engineering und Biomaterialien am Helmholtz-Institut für Angewandte Medizintechnik (AME-TE) .