Date Announced: 04 Dec 2023
Photonics is one of the key technologies of the near future; Exchange between industry and science.
Pictured, right: Richard Bannmüller, Chairman and CEO of TRUMPF Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH (left) and Professor Harald Riegel, Dean of Aalen University, sign the cooperation agreement for two endowed professorships.
Ditzingen/Aalen, Germany -- TRUMPF today signed a cooperation agreement with Aalen University. The agreement involves the co-financing of two endowed professorships in the field of photonics.
The TRUMPF Laser Technology Division will contribute EUR 160,000 annually over five years. The other sponsors are the technology company ZEISS, the cities of Aalen and Oberkochen and the Ostalb district. The two endowed professorships will deal with the topics of "Optical microsystems for sensors and quantum technology" and laser material processing.
Richard Bannmüller, CEO of TRUMPF Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH, says: "Every year, the TRUMPF Group invests a high three-digit million amount in research and development within the company. As a provider of solutions in the field of laser technology, the exchange with universities in the field of photonics is particularly important to us. Photonics is one of the key technologies of the near future.
Professor Harald Riegel, Dean of Aalen University, says: "We are one of the strongest research universities for applied sciences in Germany. We are therefore particularly pleased about the future support from TRUMPF as one of the leading high-tech companies in the field of photonics, which is one of our central research focuses in Aalen.
We are also pleased that other regional partners of the university, such as ZEISS and the municipalities of Aalen and Oberkochen, are participating in the endowed professorships. Such collaborations strengthen the innovative power of the region immensely."Richard Bannmüller, Chairman and CEO of TRUMPF Laser und Systemtechnik GmbH (left) and Professor Harald Riegel, Dean of Aalen University, sign the cooperation agreement for two endowed professorships.
Web Site: www.trumpf.com