Sponsors and Partners

  • Funding of the project "Development of a high-performance short-range LiDAR system based on multi-laser technology for autonomous vehicles" by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi) due to a decision of the German Federal Parliament in the program "Central Innovation Program for SMEs (ZIM)" in cooperation with Blickfeld GmbH in the period 01.02.2020-14.02.2022
  • Funding of the project "iAir – Lab-on-Chip VOC sensor technology" by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU) in cooperation with BioChip Systems GmbH in the period 01.10.2019-16.10.2020.

  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Qiang Bian in the field of fiber optic sensors
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2019-30.09.2023.

  • Funding of the project "EXIST Transfer of Research: APICBEAM" within the program „Business Start-ups from Science" with funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), as well as funds of the European Social Fund for Germany (ESF) in the period 01.09.2019-31.12.2020 for Daniel Eble, Dr. Sascha Grusche, Christoph Knappe, and Dr. Evgeniya Smetanina
  • Funding of the scholarship of Dr. Yubo Huang, visiting scholar, School of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, funded by China Scholarship Council (CSC) for the period 10.02.2019-09.02.2020.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Prof. Guoqing Gu, visiting scholar, Yancheng Institute of Technology, Yancheng, Jiangsu, China, funded by Jiangsu Overseas Visiting Scholar Program for University Prominent
    Young & Middle-aged Teachers and Presidents for the period 01.12.2019-30.11.2020.

  • Funding of the DFG research project "In-situ strain measurement during the solidification and the cooling down of aluminium alloys by means of regenerated Fiber Bragg gratings" in cooperation with Professor Roths (University of Applied Sciences Munich) and Professor Volk (TUM - Department of Mechanical Engineering)
    in the periods 01.11.2015 - 31.10.2017 and 01.01.2019 - 31.03.2021.
  • Funding of the project "Advanced CubeSats for Weather Forecasting"
    within the program „The EXIST Business Start-up Grant"
    with funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi),
    as well as funds of the European Social Fund for Germany (ESF)
    in the period 01.09.2018-31.08.2019 for Thomas Grübler, Florian Mauracher, and Björn Stoffers.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Kun Wang in the field of fiber optic sensors
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2018-30.09.2022.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Prof. Hala El-Khozondar of the Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine, in the field of optical measurement technology within the program "Research Stays for University Academics and Scientists" of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
    for the period 01.07.-30.09.2018.
  • Funding of the project "Microfluidic Contact Lens Biosensors" within the program
    "Humboldt Research Fellowships for Postdoctoral Researchers" of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
    for Dr. Ali Kemal YETISEN, 01.03.2018-29.02.2020, in cooperation with Prof. Dr. Martin Elsner,
    Chair of Analytical Chemistry and Water Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, TUM.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Jie Dong in the field of speckle measurement
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2017-30.09.2021.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Xingchen Dong in the field of hyperspectral imaging
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2017-30.09.2021.
  • Funding of the project "Laser measuring system for the determination of distance,
    parallelism, and tilting"
    by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi)
    due to a decision of the German Federal Parliament in the program
    "Central Innovation Program for SMEs (ZIM)" in cooperation with Blau Optoelektronik GmbH
    in the period 13.03.2017-31.12.2019
  • Funding of the project "Development of a broadband stationary Fourier-transform
    infrared spectrometer for the near and middle infrared range with high measuring rates"

    by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi) due to a decision of the German Federal Parliament
    in the program "Central Innovation Program for SMEs (ZIM)"
    in cooperation with Comline Elektronik Elektrotechnik GmbH
    in the period 01.02.2017-31.12.2020
  • Funding of the project "Condition monitoring systems for wind energy converters
    using rotor-blade load measurement data (CondWind)"
    by the Federal Ministry
    of Education and Research (BMBF) within the framework of the notice on the funding
    of the cooperation between science and technology (WTZ) with the Palestinian National Ministry,
    Federal Bulletin dated 15.09.2015, in cooperation with Prof. Hala El-Khozondar and fos4X GmbH
    in the period 01.02.2017-31.12.2019.
  • Funding of student project "TESOS" (In-flight temperature measurement with structurally integrated fiber optic sensors) of the Chair of Carbon Composites (LCC) and MST by the German Centre for Aerospace with funds of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi) under the Rexus-23 mission (16.12.2016-31.03.2019). On March 04, 2019 the Rexus-23 high-altitude research rocket flew with fiber-optic temperature sensors integrated into the structure of the rocket.
  • Since February 2017 cooperation with Blickfeld GmbH, Munich,
    in the field of fiber optical measurement technology.
  • Since January 1, 2016, the Technical University of Munich is via the Chair of Measurement Systems
    and Sensor Technology member of the Strategische Partnerschaft Sensorik e.V.
    (Cluster Sensor Technology).
    The Strategische Partnerschaft Sensorik e.V. forms as part of the Cluster Offensive
    of the Free State of Bavaria the cluster platform for the field of sensor technology.
    Here you can view the document. And here you can read no. 61/2016 of the SPS News.
  • Funding of the project "Real-time monitoring of cracks in natural stone by environmental stress conditions (StoneMon)" by the German Federal Environmental Foundation (DBU)
    in cooperation with Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Krautblatter (Special field "Slope Movements")
    of the engineering faculty Building Geo Environment of TUM and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rudolf Hoscheid
    of the Building Materials Laboratories of Cologne University of Applied Sciences
    in the period 01.11.2015-31.10.2017.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Shengjia Wang in the field of speckle measurement
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2015-30.09.2019.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Mr. Ning Yang in the field of fiber optic temperature sensors
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.11.2015-31.10.2016
  • Funding of the project "Development of a miniaturized non-dispersive infrared sensor
    for online oil condition monitoring" by the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi)
    due to a decision of the German Federal Parliament in the program "Central Innovation
    Program for SMEs (ZIM)" in cooperation with Comline Elektronik Elektrotechnik GmbH
    in the period 01.03.2015-31.12.2017.
  • Funding of the scholarship of Ms. Min Lu in the field of speckle interferometry
    by the Chinese Ministry of Education under its funding organization China Scholarship Council (CSC)
    for the period 01.10.2014-30.09.2017.
  • Funding of the project "Hybrid Sensor Bus - In-Orbit Verification on H2Sat (HSB H2)" by the German Aerospace Center (DLR) with funds of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
    and funds of the Federal Ministry of Economy and Energy (BMWi) within the program
    "COMED" (Constellation & Multimedia development and demonstration program line)
    in cooperation with Kayser-Threde GmbH (since 01.09.2014 OHB System AG).
    in the period 01.01.2013-30.09.2017.
  • Funding of the project "Hybrid sensor bus for Telecommunication Satellites (HSB)"
    by the European Space Agency (ESA) in the program "ARTES 5.2: Telecom - Technology"
    in cooperation with Kayser-Threde GmbH (since 01.09.2014 OHB System AG)
    for the period 05.09.2011-31.08.2013 and 01.10.2013-31.03.2017.
  • Funding of student project "FOVS" (Fiber-Optic Vibration Measurement System) from tuition fees, study grants (2012-2014) and by the German Centre for Aerospace (09.11.2012-15.12.2014) under the Rexus-15 mission. On May 29, 2014 the Rexus-15 high-altitude research rocket with a fiber-optic
    measurement system of the MST on board flew to a height of 80.4 km.
    Here you can see a short video of the rocket launch.
  • Funding of the DFG research project "Hyperspectral chromatical reflectometer for measuring
    of moving objects" in the period 15.04.2013-14.04.2016.
  • Funding of the project "Design of a fiber-coupled stationary Fourier-transform infrared spectrometer for online measurement of mid-infrared spectra in production processes" by the Federal Ministry
    of Economy and Energy (BMWi) in the program "Central Innovation Program for SMEs (ZIM)"
    in the period 01.01.2014-31.12.2016 in cooperation with Comline Elektronik Elektrotechnik GmbH.
  • Funding of the project "Monitoring of dynamic blade loads using fiber optic measurement systems (DyLaR)"
    in the period 01.09.2012-31.08.2015 in cooperation with fos4X GmbH within the framework
    of the notice on the funding of research and development in the field of renewable energies from November 20, 2008 of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi).
  • Funding of the project "Distributed Fiber Optic Seismic Sensing (DFOSS)" in the period 01.07.2013-30.06.2015 in cooperation with fos4X GmbH within the framework of the joint German-Russian funding competition of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Russian Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE) in the field of applied industry-related research, as well as the cooperation of innovative small and medium enterprises (SMEs).
  • Since 2009 cooperation with Klüber Lubrication, Munich, in the field of optical measurement technology.
  • Since 01.08.1999 scientific cooperation with the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP), Garching,
    in the field of surface diagnostics; in the period 01.05.2011-31.05.2014 in the field
    of automated measurement of sight lines in ASDEX Upgrade (Axial symmetrical divertor experiment).
  • Funding of the project "SUStainable management of toxic pollutants in Central Asia: towards a Regional Eco-system Model for environmental security (SUSCAREM)" by NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
    in the program "Science for Peace and Security (SPS)" in the period 01.04.2011-31.03.2014.

  • DFG research project "Thrust and principal strain reconstruction with embedded fiber Bragg gratings"
    in the period 01.01.2010-31.12.2012.
  • Funding of the joint project "Design of a miniaturized infrared sensor for online oil lubricant condition monitoring (MIRÖS)" by the Bavarian State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Infrastructure, Transport
    and Technology (StMWIVT) within the program "Microsystems Technology Bavaria"
    in the period 01.03.2009-30.11.2012.

  • Since 01.09.2012 cooperation with fos4X GmbH, Munich, in the field of fiber optical measurement technology.
  • EXIST research transfer funding for the project "Fiber optical measurement systems"
    by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) in the period 01.10.2010-31.03.2012
    for T.C. Buck, L. Hoffmann, M.S. Müller, and R. Wojtech.
  • Funding of the project "Test Fiber Optic Sensors for Structural Monitoring of the Ariane Launcher" (SMAFO)
    by the European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with Kayser-Threde GmbH
    in the period 01.10.2007-31.10.2010.
  • Funding of the subproject "Optical Measurement Technology" in the joint project "Basis for the next generation X of printed electronics through networked development of materials, component analysis,
    and printing processes - MaDriX" by the BMBF in the period 01.10.2007-30.09.2010.
  • Cooperation with Siemens, Munich, in the field of optical measurement technology
    in the period 01.03.2006-30.09.2010.
  • Funding of the Scholarship Program East by three DAAD scholarships
    (STIBET and Eastern Partnerships Program) for the period 01.08.2009-31.03.2010.
  • Funding of the project "Fiber Optic Sensing Subsystem for Spacecraft Health Monitoring in Telecom Satellites" (FOSAT) by the European Space Agency (ESA) in cooperation with Kayser-Threde GmbH
    in the period 08.11.2006-31.03.2010.
  • In the period 01.10.2005-31.10.2009 cooperation with BMW Research and Technology GmbH
    in the field of driver assistance systems.
  • DFG research project "Fiber optic sensor technology on Bragg grating basis for force-feedback application in instruments for minimally invasive, robot-assisted surgery"
    in the period 01.11.2007-31.10.2009.
  • Funding of the project "Gender-equitable appearance of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering
    and Information Technology in the public image" by the Gender Issue Incentive Fund
    of the Genderboard Excellence Initiative in the period 01.02.2008-31.01.2009.
  • Funding of the research project "Fiber Optic Sensors in Drive Engineering"
    in the period 01.12.2004-31.05.2007 by the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF)
    and the Federal Ministry of Economics and Labour.
  • DFG research project "Induction of adaptively controlled composite arm and finger movements
    using multichannel repetitive magnetic stimulation (RPMS) - Early rehabilitation of central paralysis"
    in collaboration with the research group Sensomotorics (Prof. A. Struppler)
    in the period 01.06.2005–31.05.2007.
  • Since 10.06.2006 scientific collaboration with Prof. Hala El-Khozondar of the Islamic University of Gaza, Palestine, in the field of optical measurement technology.
  • Since 01.03.2006 cooperation with Kayser-Threde (since 01.09.2014 OHB System AG), Munich,
    in the field of fiber optic sensors.
  • Cooperation with Agfa in the field of real-time capable image processing in the period 01.05.2004-31.07.2005.
  • DFG research project "Induction of adaptively controlled composite arm and finger movements using multichannel repetitive magnetic stimulation (RPMS) - Early rehabilitation of central paralysis" in collaboration with the research group Sensomotorics (Prof. A. Struppler)
    in the period 01.05.2001–30.04.2004.
  • Funding under the Bavarian Funding program to facilitate the transition to a founder existence (FLÜGGE)
    in the period 01.04.2002-31.03.2003 for Markus Riemenschneider.
  • Funding of the project "Development of a sensor head based on speckle measurement technology" by the European Fusion Development Agreement (EFDA) by the MPI for Plasma Physics, Garching, and by the Freiherr-of-Dobeneck'sche-Technologie-Transfer-Stiftung
    in the period 01.04.2000-31.03.2003.
  • Since 01.10.1998 scientific collaboration with Prof. Félix Salazar of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain, in the field of optical measurement technology.