Networking with science and industry

At ifw Jena we actively participate in specialist committees of various research associations and numerous specialist networks in science and industry.

DVS – Deutscher Verband für Schweißen und verwandte Verfahren e. V.

  • Committee on Technology
  • Committee on Education
  • Work group for Training and Examination

Forschungsvereinigung Schweißen und Schneiden des DVS e. V.

  • FA 5 "Special welding processes"
  • FA 13 "Generative manufacturing processes"

VDI – Gesellschaft Produktion und Logistik (GPL) – FB 1 "Production Technology and Manufacturing Processes", FA 105 "Additive Manufacturing"

  • FA 105.1 "Plastics"
  • FA 105.2 "Metals" (leading role)
  • FA 105.3 "Design Recommendations"

DIN – Deutsches Institut für Normung e. V.

  • NAS "quality assurance at welding"

DIN Normenausschuss Werkstofftechnologie "Additive Fertigung"

  • Working committee NA 145-04-01 AA "Basics and test methods"


IIW – International Institute of Welding

  • Commission I „Additive Manufacturing, Surfacing and Thermal Cutting“
  • Commission XVII „Brazing, Soldering and Diffusion Bonding“