More than 350 people work at ITA: 100 Scientific staff in our research areas (as PhD students and postdocs with management responsibility), 60 employees in the technical labs, workshops, laboratories and administration, 180 students working as student assistants in our research projects and 10 apprentices in four different job profiles.

With its 260 institutes in nine faculties, RWTH Aachen is among the leading European scientific and research institutions. 45.377 students in 157 courses of study are registered for the winter semester of 2017/18, including 9.651 international students from 131 countries. Teaching at RWTH Aachen is first and foremost application-oriented. Its graduates are therefore sought-after as junior executives and leaders in business and industry.

STFI is working as a non-profit research institution in the Free State of Saxony and is continuing the long-standing traditions of the Saxon textile research and textile industry. Process-related and product-related research work covers classical textile technologies as well as innovative technical solutions for a wide range of applications. STFI cooperates with national as well as international companies and research institutions and supports the companies of the regional textile industry with our know-how.

OVAM, de Openbare Vlaamse Afvalstoffenmaatschappij streeft naar een kwaliteitsvol en efficiënt afval-, materialen- en bodembeheer in Vlaanderen sinds 1981!

The Hochschule Niederrhein (HN) has around 14.485 students, of which some 3042 are first-year students (as per Winter Semester 2017/18), making it one of the largest universities of applied sciences in Germany.
Today, the HN is a regional university with a national and international reputation. An above average proportion of women (51,2%) and foreigners (9,6%) are enrolled at the Hochschule Niederrhein. The foreign students come from some 100 countries.

FILK is an independent, non-university research institution and working as a non-profit organisation, FILK is distinguished by its particularly close relation to the industry and application focus.