Into the future with bionic 3D Printing

With a long history in laser material processing, the Institute for Laser and Systems Engineering researches and develops additive manufacturing processes. Led by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Claus Emmelmann, the institute focuses especially on technology transfer to industry. The Institute of Laser and System Technologies is actively engaged in the following areas:

  • Development of bionic 3D printing technologies
  • Design and calculation of multifunctional additive components
  • Training of engineers and vocational school teachers in the field of metallurgical technology


Are you looking for a cooperation partner with extensive experience?

Then you are exactly right at the right place! We are open for discussions about possible cooperations, bilaterally or publicly funded. With our expertise and infrastructure, we will be happy to support you in your project.

Would you like to know more about our competencies?

Feel free to have a look around - for example in the overview of our current research projects or the doctoral theses carried out at the institute. Or you can directly look into the history of the Institute of Laser and Systems Engineering.

Would you like to become part of the "Additive Experts" in your studies?

We are always looking for interested and committed students who want to promote bionic 3D Printing with us. You can contribute as a student assistant or with your graduation thesis. We are looking forward to your application!


Do you have any questions? We are happy to offer you a more detailed guidance! To contact us, please send an e-mail to ilas(at) or contact our staff directly.