Dr. Michael Effing in the JEC Composites Magazine

Under the title - "We have to think more and more about multi-material-systems", Dr. Michael Effing in his role as Chairman of the board of Composites Germany, replies to Editor-in-Chief Frédéric Reux´s questions in the Automotive feature of the recent edition of the JEC Magazine. Please find the entire article here.


AZL NewsLIGHT #12 is out

After the AZL´s 5th Annual Partner Meeting in June, we are now looking forward to three promising new projects, two new studies - "Thermoplastic Tapes for SME Injection Molders" and "Composites in the Furniture Industry"- with kick-off meetings in October and November 2018. We are also about to finalize the project to realize the Ultra-Fast Manufacturing of Tailored Composite Blanks and will start the follow-up project with a kick-off on October 10th 2018. Finally, our five industrial Workgroups will all meet in the second half of the year. Our RTM Workgroup will widen the scope regarding thermoset processing technologies. We are looking forward to the new ENGEL injection molding system which will be installed at our technical center. Enjoy reading the news from our Partner Companies, Partner Institutes and our joint Partner Network Activities. Please find further information in the AZL NewsLIGHT#12.


AZL Annual Partner Meeting 2018 bringing together 140 representatives of the AZL Network

On 27th and 28th June, 2018 the AZL Annual Partner Meeting took place. This year, for the 5thmeeting already, 140 representatives of the 81 Partner Companies from 21 different countries came together for their strategic meeting and to get an overview of the activities of the past year and to define topics and activities for the coming year. In different sessions,  the individual partner companies exchanged and networked. Outcome: Three new projects and studies and outlook on three key topics. For further information please follow this link.


Cross-border matchmaking on energy storage systems - a first step towards cooperation

On July 10th 2018, AMAC held a cross-border matchmaking event on energy storage systems together with AGIT in Aachen. Companies and institutes from Germany, the Netherlands and Belgium were present to evaluate together options for cross-border cooperations after inspiring keynote speeches from Stornetic, CE+T Energrid, RWTH Aachen ISEA and AiF Projekt. For further information or if you are interested to join, please contact us:


Cross-border matchmaking on energy storage

Invitation to a matchmaking event on energy storage on July 10, 2018 from 9.30 clock at AGIT in Aachen. Energy storage is one of the most attractive growth markets of the future. This inclu­des not only batteries, but also mechanical, thermal, chemical, electronic and power-to-gas (P2G) solutions. We want to connect companies from the HYPEREGIO ( among each other and support them in their activities in this dynamic market segment. Of course, we are considering the entire value chain, from the material system through the finished components to the services. In the framework of the EU-funded HYPEREGIO project "Innovation2Market", which is managed by AGIT and supported by AMAC as Business Developer, we offer you to promote your innovations through cross-border cooperations and projects. This can be either a cooperation with another industrial company or a feasibility study carried out by a research institute etc. For this purpose, you can receive a vouchers of EUR 3,000 or EUR 6,000 or you can receive support in working out proposals for funding projects. Our aim is to support you in finding the right partner(s) for your innovations. In the attached flyer you will find the event agenda with further information on keynote speeches and workshops. We look forward to your participation.