Knowledge-based Manufacturing Colloquium


Are you interested in new concepts of manufacturing automation and their feasibility in the automotive, aeronautics and electrical areas?
Would you like to discover the potential of a task oriented production approach?
Do you want to establish new contacts for future European R&D cooperation?

Summer School in Micro Manufacturing


The main aim of the course is to build a new knowledge corpus applied to micro scale (most of the students already have some manufacturing or mechanical engineering basic knowledge) and develop new skills, including projects and teamwork.

2nd Micro-Nano-Moulding Workshop


The Workshop will present the latest technologies and applications within the field of micro and nano moulding with presentations by speakers from industrial partners, research centres and universities.



4M2011, Job opportunity at SPI Lasers, Career opportunity at International Rectifiers, Workshop on micro- nano-moulding, implantable computing, Summer School, fsrm course in micro-fabrication

Product Manager in Micro-machining

SPI is seeking a product manager in the micro-machining sector where the fibre lasers are used to cut, weld, drill and scribe small components.

Career Opportunity at International Rectifier

International Rectifier, world leaders in power management technologies, are looking for exceptionally talented candidates to join their Graduate Programme.


Our colleagues from the USA who organise and promote the International Conference on MicroManufacturing (ICOMM), are now formally establishing a legal entity to be called the International Institution for MicroManufacturing (I2M2).

POLYNET uses YouTube platform for dissemination

The Polynet project, which finished at the end of 2010, has published a video demonstrating the results of its research collaboration on Youtube.



4M2011 submission site OPEN, new Head at IKV named, MEMS, MST BW, I2M2 launched, POLYNET, EUMINAfab, fsrm training.

Michaeli's successor at IKV named

Hopmann to become new head of the Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV)

Aachen, October 2010. University Professor Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann (42) will succeed University Professor Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E.h. Walter Michaeli as head of the Institute, Director of the Association of Sponsors of IKV, and holder of the Chair of Plastics Processing at RWTH Aachen University. Michaeli will hand over these functions after many highly successful years when he reaches retirement age in summer 2011.


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