Manufacturing & Materials, Centres & Platforms
Knowledge and technology transfer from ETH to industry
inspire AG conducts research into mechatronic productions systems and manufacturing technologies and is involved in the knowledge and technology transfer to the industry.
inspire AG as a strategic partner of ETH Zurich is the leading Swiss competence center for technology transfer to the mechanical, electrical and metal (MEM) industries in the field of production technology. It conducts research for the industry, develops state-of-the-art technologies, methods and processes and solves problems in all areas of product innovation and production technology. These technologies cover the entire value chain from materials, design, manufacturing simulation and processes to automation, robotics and intelligent maintenance. Competencies are in the key manufacturing technologies (drilling, milling, grinding and micromaching etc.), forming and composite structures. Other big competence areas are in the field of laser machining (cold ablation) and additive manufacturing technologies. Digitization plays an important role in all of these technologies.
inspire brings together the best partners from industry, universities and technical colleges for joint projects and has the brains, knowledge and experience to successfully turn ideas into innovations. inspire can provide new solutions wherever new territory is to be broken, where technical or project management skills are lacking and where unbiased judgement is required. inspire offers joint innovation projects, research and development as a service, consultancy and training as well as professional project management and support for the funding of innovation projects.
inspire is a not-for-profit technology competence center funded by the Swiss Confederation, created by a joint initiative of Swissmem and the ETH Zurich.