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FVA is a non-profit association for joint research and educational activities in the field of electric drives.

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The IAL is linked as a competence centre with the European Centre for Power Electronics (ECPE), a European network of industrial companies and research partners in the field of power electronics.

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The Energy Research Centre of Lower Saxony (EFZN) is a scientific institution of TU Clausthal in cooperation with the universities of Braunschweig, Göttingen, Hannover and Oldenburg. Its focus lies on issues pertaining to the entire energy-generation and energy-utilisation chain from the raw-material source to disposal.

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Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM) carries out applied research and development along the entire value chain.

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The research activities of Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy System Technology (IEE) cover wind energy and the integration of renewable energies into energy supply structures.

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ForWind unites the competences of the universities of Oldenburg and Hannover in the field of wind energy utilisation and is furthermore the competent contact partner for all questions concerning wind energy.

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The Research Initiative "Life 2050 " was founded to establish an interdisciplinary network within the LUH, improving the LUH's external presentation concerning energy research. The Research Initiative Energy has members of all faculties of Leibniz Universität Hannover.

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The Hannover Centre for Mechatronics (MZH) concentrates the competences of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in research and education for the interdisciplinary study course Mechatronics and reveals new fields of application.

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The NFF is an interdisciplinary Automotive Research Centre.

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The Collaborative Research Centre 880 is concerned with the efficiency of the active high-lift of future commercial aircraft.

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Other Institutes

TU Berlin

Institut für Energie- und Automatisierungstechnik:
Fachgebiet Elektrische Antriebstechnik
Fachgebiet Leistungselektronik

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Helmut Schmidt Universität - Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg

Bergische Universität Wuppertal


This list does not claim to be complete; we would be grateful for references to other institutes (or from outdated references).