Finalised Projects


In the following list we document selected completed research projects, especially in the field of joint industrial research (funded by the AiF), for which a short report is available as pdf. Further completed research projects can be found on the German page of our homepage.

Topic Research Area Funding Start End
3D-NähenComposites ZIM20152017
3D-OrganoMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20172017
3D-Tuft - Development of an innovative 3D-Tuftingunit for the joining of textile preformsComposites ZIM20152017
AeroBasalt - Development of an energy-efficient, ultralight and recyclable fibre reinforced composite made of basalt fibres and silicate aerogelsMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20172019
AkustikdeckeTextile Engineering AiF (ZIM)20142019
AReSTextile Engineering IGF20172019
ARP² - Automatic production of repair patches for fibre composite materialsComposites BMBF20182020
AuFaWeComposites BMBF20152017
AutoclaveFlexibleComposites ZIM20172019
AutoCleanoxComposites ZIM20172019
AutoComp3D - Development of a process for the automated production of complex, bionic short fiber composite structures using 3D-printed carrier forms wetted in fiber sludgeComposites ZIM20172020
AutoHD - Automated handling and draping of reinforcing textiles for multi-axially curved fibre composite structuresComposites AiF Projekt GmbH20142016
Automatic Needle Change on Large Circular Knitting MachinesTextile Engineering IGF20172019
autoposMan-Made Fibre Technology IGF / AiF20122015
Auto-TowComposites AiF/ZIM20152017
BakTex - Final Dissimination - Investigation of textile parameters influencing bacterial adherence and growth in medical textiles to reduce hospital infectionsMedical Textiles AiF - IGF20172019
Basalt ceramic fibres - Development of a procedure to determine the structure of the of basalt fibres from an amorphous to a crystalline state transferableMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF ZIM20152017
BasFlairMan-Made Fibre Technology BMWI20152017
BIO4SELF - Biobased self-functionalised self-reinforced composite materials based on high performance nanofibrillar PLA fibresComposites EU (Horizon 2020)20162019
BioSRPC Final Dissimination - Development of bio-based self-reinforced polymer compositesTextile Engineering AiF-Cornet20132015
BioSRPC summary - Development of bio-based self-reinforced polymer compositesTextile Engineering AiF-Cornet20132015
BleNaBis Final Dissimination - Blends of Natural and Biosynthethic fibres for eco-efficient yarns and CarpetsTextile Engineering AiF-Cornet20162018
Blends 4 InnovationMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF-Cornet20142016
BraidControl - Development of a system for the optical measurement of the braiding angle close to the braiding point for the purpose of controlling an over-braiding processesComposites ZIM20172019
BraidSimComposites DFG20172019
BuiltSmarTexTextile Construction BMBF20172018
CarboBassComposites ZIM20152016
CarboLase - Highly productive, automated and tailor-made just-in-time composites component productionComposites EFRE20172019
CAST - Cardiac measuring shirt for telemedicineComposites Eurostars-2 joint programme with co-funding from the European Union Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme20162018
CFMMan-Made Fibre Technology Ziel.2-Progamms „NanoMikro + Werkstoffe.NRW“20112017
CompoFibreMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20162018
CompositesReloaded - Collaborative robots and flexible automation for composites productionComposites AiF20182020
ConcreteFoldComposites BMWE20142016
CREATIFMan-Made Fibre Technology EU – FP720132016
CroCO2PETs - Cross-linkable CO2-Polyether polyolsMan-Made Fibre Technology European Institute of Innovation & Technology20152018
CurveTexTextile Construction ZIM20162018
CustomWeaveComposites ZIM20152017
DensiSpul - Development of a system for the generation of adjustment suggestions for cross winding machinesTextile Engineering AiF20172019
Development of an ecological wall system with integrated composite insulation textile and a lightweight steel skeleton for modular prefabricated housesTextile Construction ZIM20182020
DigiTextil - Digital, cross-company networking and use of Big Data for error tracing along the textile process chain using the example of nonwovens production from staple fibersTextile Engineering IGF20182019
Dissolving on DemandMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20172020
DrapeFix - Automated local binder application in the production of FRP preformsComposites BMBF20172019
DTP-AlarmComposites ZIM-KIAT20162018
DYNAIR - Development of a control system to increase the energy efficiency of pneumatic fiber transport and filtration systemsProduct Development AiF/ZIM20172019
EarlyDike - Sensor and Risk based Early Warning System for Coastal DikesComposites BMBF20152018
ECO TRM - Ecologically textile-reinforced composite systems for application in the construction sectorTextile Construction ZIM20162019
ElaGraftMedical Textiles AiF20152017
Elektrisch leitfähige, textile Bikomponentenfasern - auf Basis von Polymer-NanoverbundwerkstoffenMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF20142015
EMVeM - Energy efficiency Management for Vehicles and MachinesTextile Engineering Marie Curie Actions, FP7-People-2012-ITN Initial Training Network, Grant Agreement N° 315967. European Union Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7)20132016
EndNatBond - Investigation of the application potential of bonding technology for joining endless natural fibre reinforced plastics in the automotive sectorJoining Technologies AiF20182019
EndOxyMedical Textiles IZKF Aachen – Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Klinische Forschung20142017
Entwicklung einer angepassten Werkzeugbeschichtung für den FlechttrusionsprozessComposites Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie20152017
Entwicklung einer Extrusionstechnik zur Herstellung von schmelzgesponnenen Polyethylen-Mikrofilament-Precursoren für die CarbonfaserproduktionMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF ZIM20152017
Entwicklung einer kontinuierlichen Widerstandshei-zung für den FlechtpultrusionsprozessComposites ZIM Kooperationsprojekt20142016
EvereStTextile Engineering AiF20122014
EvereSt final dissiminationTextile Engineering AiF20122014
EXC 128Composites DFG20122017
EXC 128Textile Engineering DFG20122017
FiberCap - Production of electrically capacitive tri-component fibres by addition of graphene in the melt spinning processMan-Made Fibre Technology DFG20172019
FibriltexTextile Engineering AiF (Cornet)20122014
Fibriltex Final DissiminationTextile Engineering AiF (Cornet)20122014
FilaMem - Development of biofunctional hybrid membranes for permanent implant materialsMedical Textiles Leitmarkt NeueWerkstoffe.NRW20162019
FINDTextile Engineering AiF ZIM20162018
FlaxWrapTextile Engineering AiF ZIM20162018
FlechttrusionComposites IGF/AiF20122014
FullCycleTextile Engineering AiF20152017
GaplessWeave - Development of a carbon fibre fabric with a high degree of closure by subsequent closing of the textile surfaceComposites ZIM20172019
Geflochtene FVK-CrashstrukturenComposites AiF Zutech20132015
Geflochtene FVK-Crashstrukturen Final DissiminationComposites AiF Zutech20132015
GeniusTex - Smart Textile PlatformProduct Development BMWi20182020
GreenBraidComposites Eurostars20162018
GreenspinningMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF (ZIM)20172019
Growing TCPCMedical Textiles START-Programm zur gezielten Forschungsförderung an der Medizinischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen Mission Statement20172017
HEATex - Development of heat-exposed occupational safety textilesTextile Engineering ZIM20172019
Herstellung einer schädlingsbekämpfenden Polymerfaser - für den Einsatz als Flächentextil in der LandwirtschaftMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF ZIM20152017
HiEffMan-Made Fibre Technology IGF / AiF20122015
HighReF - High-Resistant-Nano-FeltsMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20132016
HybridCatch - Development of a mechanical-pneumatic stretching and catching system for air-jet weaving machinesTextile Engineering IGF20182019
HybTexMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF-IGF - Gemeinschaftsforschung20172018
HyperNFK - Development of a high-performance natural fibre reinforced composite material for structural partsComposites AiF20172020
iCOMMedical Textiles START-Programm zur gezielten Forschungsförderung an der Medizinischen Fakultät der RWTH Aachen20172018
InduNanoMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20142017
InduPull - Development of an Induction-Based Heating System to Increase Productivity for a Braiding Pultrusion Process of FRPs with Thermoplastic MatrixMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20172019
InnoCurtainTextile Engineering ZIM20162018
InnoFabe - Innovative Non Crimp Fabrics for Wind Blades based on Basalt FibresComposites BMBF20152017
InnoPave - Innovative PavementComposites BMBF20152018
InnoSpulComposites BMBF20122014
InnoWingComposites ZIM20172019
INTUITEXTextile Engineering BMBF20142017
Karriereentscheidungen und -verläufe des wissenschaftlichen NachwuchsesSociology in Textile Technology BMBF20132016
LaserInsertComposites BMWi20142016
LasernahtgeometrieTextile Engineering AiF/IGF20142016
LEDSensTex - LED and sensor-assisted wound therapy with textile wound dressingMedical Textiles BMBF20172020
LehmTexComposites DBU20152016
LöMiTransComposites ZIM20162018
LowProTex - Processing fine yarns using a textile stent graft as an example for "ultra-low profile" catheter systemsMedical Textiles AiF - IGF20182020
MagCage - Textile magnesium implant with specific mechanical and geometric property profile for the treatment of large bone defects in long bonesMedical Textiles AiF20152018
MAI RecyTapeTextile Engineering BMBF20152017
Markers for better Sorting towards recyclingMan-Made Fibre Technology BMWi20172018
MiCoPlAST - Functionalized mineral composite materials as dielectric barrier in the process combination of dielectrically hindered gas discharge, mineral adsorber and bioscrubber for the treatment of exhaust air streamsTextile Construction ZIM20182020
MIRVAD - Minimal Invasive Right Ventricular Assist DeviceMedical Textiles Exploratory Research Space (ERS)20162018
Multiax-StructureComposites IGF/AiF20122016
NeoAcousticWeave - Development of a novel acoustic reinforcement fabric for violins made of CFRPComposites ZIM20182020
NormATex - Standards for Spacer FabricsTextile Engineering BMWi - WIPANO20182019
Novel textile-based carrier structures for use in three-dimensional tissue engineeringMedical Textiles RWTH Aachen University (Diversity Fund)20132016
OFC - Oxide ceramic fibre composites with three-dimensional reinforcement architectureProduct Development DFG20152019
Ölfreier Strickprozess für medizinische GestrickeMedical Textiles ZIM20142016
OnLoomPattern - Automatic real-time defect detection in textiles with complex patterning structuresTextile Engineering IGF20172019
OPRA - Ear prothesis coupling structureMedical Textiles BMBF-KMU-innovativ20132016
OptiDrape - Geometry-specific design of the draping process for FRP componentsComposites AiF20172019
Oriented-Hybridroving - Development of a hybrid reinforcing fibre with high filament orientation for the production of thermoplastic fibre compositesComposites ZIM20172019
Oszilla - Selective introduction of oscillation in yarn systems to prevent filament breakageComposites AiF - IGF20172019
Oxidkeramische Faserverbundwerkstoffe (OFC) mit dreidimensionaler VerstärkungsarchitekturComposites DFG20152018
PBSTexMan-Made Fibre Technology DFG20162018
pHMed - Solution spun PLA fibres with pH-neutral degradation characteristicsMedical Textiles European Regional Development Fund North Rhine-Westphalia (EFRE.NRW)20172020
POF - Prediction and Modelling of thermal and optical treatment’s influence on the basis of structural properties of polymer optical fibresMan-Made Fibre Technology DFG20182020
POLEOT - Printing of Light Emitting Devices on TextilesTextile Engineering CORNET20132015
PolyScan - Development of an online measuring device for the evaluation of the processability of polymers in plastic forming processes with high elongation ratesMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF ZIM20182020
PolyTubeTextile Engineering ZIM20162018
POMELADTextile Engineering BMWi20112013
PosiTexComposites BMBF20162018
PowderSizingMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20162018
PrecisionCNCSew - Reduction of manual programming effort during CNC sewing of seam patterns for textile and leather goods, IGF-Vorhaben 19524 NJoining Technologies AiF/IGF20172019
Preformtransport - Development of packaging and transport solutions for textile 3D preformsComposites AiF20172020
Preformtransport - Development of a process for the automated production of preforms using particle foam technologyComposites AiF20162018
ProFormMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF, KMU-innovativ: Produktionsforschung20162018
PRONANO - Systematic process design for the fabrication of na-nomodified fiber-based implants for use in ablation therapyMedical Textiles AiF20182019
ProStentMedical Textiles ZIM20142016
PSSST - Production of a sound- and sun-protection textileProduct Development ZIM20172019
PulOrgano - Development of fully and homogenously consolidated fibre reinforced thermoplastic composite rods for use in automotive roof strutsComposites ZIM20172019
ReaktivSeil - Production of ropes from recycled material by reactive extrusionMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20162018
RegelTuftTextile Engineering ZIM20152017
RePuTex - Development of a biodegradable agricultural textile with continuously released odorous substances for the repulsion of insectsMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF (PTJ)20182019
ResedaBraid - Reduction of damage to ceramic fibers in the braiding process chainProduct Development ZIM20172019
RezyTiv - Production of recycled C-fibre-reinforced organo sheets by application of the surface coating with additive matrix materialsTextile Engineering Joint industrial research (IGF)20172019
Rheometersystem zur Bewertung der Spinnbarkeit von PolymerenMan-Made Fibre Technology Joint industrial research (IGF)20132016
SAMStrick - Development of friction-reduced, low-wear cam parts for knitting machinesTextile Engineering ZIM20172019
ScaffBagTextile Engineering AiF ZIM20142016
SensoflechtComposites ZIM20142015
Silica Aero - Validation of the innovation potential of porous silica aerogel fibers in the area of thermal insulationMan-Made Fibre Technology BMBF20162019
Smart FactoryTextile Engineering BMBF20152017
Smart Multi Material JointComposites AiF20152015
SmartPipe - Research of a textile reinforced pipe system with integrated monitoring functionsTextile Construction BMBF20172020
SmartPro - Lightweight, flexible and smart protective clothing for law enforcement personnelMedical Textiles European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme20142017
SmartSleepTextile Engineering European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme20172019
SoftTex - Development of a process for the production of flat, semi-impregnated glass fibre hybrid rovingsMan-Made Fibre Technology AiF Projekt GmbH20182020
Sonic Bio-Tapes - Ultra-sonic consolidated bio-based hybrid tapesMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20172019
SoundTex - Development of a fabric with increased sound absorption capacity through the use of non-circular fibersMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20182020
SozioTex - New Socio-technical Systems in the Textile IndustrySociology in Textile Technology BMBF20142019
SpeedFactoryTextile Engineering European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme20132016
Spun EcoYarn – SPEYTextile Engineering European Community’s Seventh Framework Programme20162017
Star-Tex - Starch-based Textiles: Cost-effective Textiles from BiopolymersMan-Made Fibre Technology Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe20152018
StructRepair+Composites AiF - IGF20132016
SurfTexAntenna - Development of a production process and a development methodology for textile antennasTextile Engineering BMBF20182020
System4GreenTextile Engineering AiF CORNET20152016
Tailored Prepreg - Flexible process chain for the fabrication of fibre reinforced plastics made of semi-impregnated, local adjusted fibre fabricsComposites AiF20172019
Tailored Warp-KnitComposites AiF (ZIM)20152017
TechnoLenoTextile Engineering ZIM20122014
TeLBaMedical Textiles AiF20152016
TexPatch - Textile-based myocardial patchMedical Textiles START Program of the Medical Faculty of RWTH Aachen University20162016
TextESysComposites AiF20162018
ThermoformSim - Multi-Scale Modelling of Thermoplastic Fibre Reinforced Composites during ThermoformingComposites DFG20172020
TriboFibreTextile Engineering AiF20152017
TuMmY - Tungsten Multi-Filament-Yarns for Wf/W-Composite Materials for Future High-Temperature & High-Power Energy SystemsComposites DFG20172017
Ultra-sonic consolidated bio-based hybrid tapesMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM Germany & bpi France20172019
Validierung des Innovationspotenzials von piezoelektri-schen Sensorfasern - Tungsten Multi-Filament-Yarns for Wf/W-Composite Materials for Future High-Temperature & High-Power Energy SystemsMan-Made Fibre Technology VDI/VDE Innovation + Technik GmbH20132016
VarioStagComposites BMBF20132018
Verbesserte Polymer-Blends für innovative Textilien, Tapes und VerbundwerkstoffeMan-Made Fibre Technology CORNET20142016
VIP OrganoMan-Made Fibre Technology VDI/VDE Innovation und Technik GmbH20132016
WarpLineMan-Made Fibre Technology VDI/VDE Innovation und Technik GmbH20162018
WeavolutionTextile Engineering BMBF - VIP20132016
Woven-PlusX - Fabric-based multi-axial laminates optimised for waste cuttingComposites AiF20182020
ZIM Leucht-Fahne (luminous flag)Man-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20182020
ZIM WashMan-Made Fibre Technology ZIM20172020