Due to its interdisciplinary structure and the large number of involved chairs and professors the Direct Manufacturing Research Center (DMRC) handles projects in many research and application fields. These are mainly focused on, but not limited to:

  • material science and development
  • process development
  • mechanical behavior
  • design technology
  • costs
  • strategic investigations

Based on the funding source, the handled projects are divided into internal and external projects. To get more information about and a list of all currently running projects please check one of the boxes below. Also all finished projects and our publications are listed.

All current research projects of the DMRC and PIAF consortium are described here.

The DMRC and PIAF annual reports will give you an overview on running and finnished projects, innovations, resources and service offers.


Finished projects summarize projects that have already been performed.

Publications list published papers, presentations and research reports.