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Projects

The iMST engages with companies, scientific institutions and universities on numerous application-oriented joint projects.

Technology transfer of project results into practical applications is also a priority of the Research Institute.

Current projects

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Design Spaces for the development of sensor and actuator systems, as well as components with increased robustness with regard to manufacture and duration.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

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Multi-stage, multi-stable actuator system with adjustable hub, range and power based on cooperative electrostatic actuators.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

SPIRITS
Intelligent 3D-printed interactive robots for interventional radiology and surgery.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

Neuroflexarray
Development of an extensive, high-resolution electrode arrays for neuronal applications.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Volker Bucher

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Laser-markable, matt, scratch-resistant surfaces for miniaturized medical instruments.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Volker Bucher

CoHMed
Connected Health in Medical Mountains - an innovation and transfer partnership of Furtwangen University. Sub-project for the development of intelligent medical instruments and functional surfaces.
Contacts: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder, Prof. Dr. Volker Bucher

Smart Optics
R&D project on the development of MOEMS-based, smart optical systems.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

SensoGrind
In situ quality evaluation of grinding processess by means of MST-based sensor fusion.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

Upper-Rhein Research Alliance on the technical principles of sustainability.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder

iSenDi
Development of a sensor system for the recognition of stress situations in bedridden patients with severe dementia.
Contact: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Mescheder