The Research Sector Medical Technology (MT)


researches mechatronic technologies that contribute to the well-being of people.

The Research Sector Electromechanical Engineering (E|Drive-Center)


among other things, deals comprehensively with various winding technologies.

The Research Sector Biomechatronics


develops safe mechatronic systems and assistants for humans.

The Research Sector Electronics Production (EP)


drives the miniaturization and functional integration of electrical systems.

The virtual tours


offer the opportunity to experience the FAPS sites in Erlangen and Nuremberg virtually.

The Research Sector Signal and power networks (WS)


is concerned with efficient signal and power networks in mechatronic systems.

The Research Sector Home Automation (E|Home-Center)


deals with intelligent housing for the future.

The Research Sector Engineering Systems (E|Sys)


accompanies the entire digital generation process of mechatronic systems and plants.

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01.03.2022: AiF-ZIM funds research project OptiCrimp

Current trends and challenges require the development of smart and holistic quality control systems for crimp contacts. The goal of the AiF-ZIM funded project is the development of an optical inspection system (AOI) for the on-the-fly quality assessment of crimp contacts. The development target is a... Weiterlesen

25.02.2022: Research project “AI4CO2Opt – deep reinforcement learning methods for the reduction of CO2 emissions through the energetic optimization of production control” approved

The research project AI4CO2Opt addresses the minimization of energy consumption and consequently CO2 emissions while at the same time optimizing production control. Through the combination of energetic and event-discrete simulation models as well as deeper reinforcement learning processes, different... Weiterlesen

10.02.2022: Li Wang completes her doctorate with honors.

Laser direct structuring (LDS) is the outstanding technology for displaying functionalized three-dimensional electronic components. In this context, antenna functions are becoming more and more important due to wireless signal transmission in telecommunication and Kontxt IOT. To evaluate the transmi... Weiterlesen

17.01.2022: New Research Associate at FAPS | David Kunz, M.Sc.

David Kunz joined the research sector Engineering Systems as research associate on January 17, 2022. He graduated in mechanical engineering with a focus on international production engineering and management at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg. In his master thesis he worked on deve... Weiterlesen