“We control the future: Innovatively. Interdisciplinarily. Scientifically.”


According to this guiding principle, we do interdisciplinary research for technology for production and automation for the day after tomorrow. Here the focus is always on industrial applicability. A selection of previous research highlights can be found under highlights.

We look back with pride on a long successful history, together with our friends and partners of the Verein der Freunde, and we are looking forward to future common success stories with our partners.

For the industry, we are an innovative, reliable and autonomous partner for ambitious challenges, from the first idea to the finished product. Here we are moving along the border of technical feasibility. We are looking forward to discuss your challenges with you on one of our events.

It is our mission to train the best automation engineers in a team of experts. Here the focus is on interdisciplinary expertise, creativity and management capabilities. Contact information of our team can be found under staff.

For support of our team, we are constantly searching for managers and experts of tomorrow. For more detailed information why you should graduate at the ISW please refer to the heading Career.