Institute for Textile Technology at RWTH Aachen University (ITA)

Address: Otto-Blumenthal-Str. 1, 52074 Aachen, Germany

Phone: +49 (0) 241/80 234 00


Contact person: Dr.-Ing. Christoph Greb

Company description:

The Institute of Textile Technology (ITA) is one of the five largest institutes at RWTH Aachen University. Associated with the Institute is the Chair of Textile Technology in Mechanical Engineering. The institute is headed by Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Thomas Gries.

The institute focuses on mechanical engineering and textile process engineering, polymer technology and high-performance fiber materials, textile preforming and fiber composites, medical technology, medical textiles and joining technology as well as simulation and measurement technology. The ITA develops textile semi-finished products and products for application fields in the life sciences and healthcare, construction and housing, lightweight construction and mobility and for the energy sector. In addition, numerous other industrial sectors are served with targeted innovations for new processes and textile materials, including the sporting goods industry and the ICT sector, for example.

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