Dr Manfred Schütze participates as member of the official German governmental delegation at UN conference "Habitat III"

From 17 to 20 October, Dr Schütze, as a member of the delegation of the German government, will present the manifold activities of ifak in the field of integrated planning systems at the UN Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development ("Habitat III") in Quito/Ecuador.
About 30000 participants are expected at this conference; "Habitat III" also is of high political relevance as the New Urban Agenda of the United Nations will be presented and discussed.

ifak actively involved in North America's most important wastewater congress - WEFTEC 2016 in New Orleans

Also 2016 sees ifak's active involvement with North America's annual congress of the Water Environment Federation (WEFTEC): Together with ifak's partner, the Canadian-based company inCTRL Solutions Inc., Dr Alex, Head of the "Water and Energy" department of ifak, is hosting a workshop on energy costs for wastewater treatment plants. Participants in this interactive workshop optimise operation of wastewater treatment plants with regard to various energy tariff systems on the market. ifak's simulator Simba# proves again to be an efficient tool for energy analyses for wastewater systems.

(Picture: The winners of the Save-Energy-Contest) 

DOME version 3.4 released

ifak has released the new version 3.4 of the control system for really distributed applications. Non-commercial versions of the runtime for Windows based operating systems and for Raspberry PI, often used for IoT tasks, are provided for download.

Project AVANTI completed successfully

The results of the European research project AVANTI (ITEA2-Projekt 12035) were presented to surveyors of BMBF and ITEA by means of a final review presentation.

ifak developed together with it research partners solutions and demonstrators for the Virtual Commissioning of transport systems and production machines.

ifak provides PROFINET Supervisor Library for Java runtime too

ifak developed the PROFINET Supervisor Library.
Now this library is available also for Java runtime.

F-Host-Testsystem V2.0 for PROFIsafe is available

On behalf of PROFIBUS & PROFINET International (PI) ifak has developed the test system for PROFIsafe F-Host. By means of this test system one can test the state machine in F-Host to be compliant to IEC 61784-3-3.

SIMBA# 2.0 available now!

The new version SIMBA# 2.0 (water & biogas) with many improvements and new functions is availabe for downlaod now. Below you will find a short extract of new functions. 

ifak at IFAT 2016 in Munich - world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management

​Please feel invited to visit us at IFAT 2016, world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management (30/05 - 03/06/2016). ifak presents, amongst others, the new version 2 of the Simba# simulation system (Hall B1, Stand 222). The simulation system SIMBA# allows the holistic consideration of sewer system, wastewater treatment plant, sludge treatment and rivers. 

Successful re-accreditation of PI test laboratory

The accreditation of ifak's PI test lab was successfully extended during regular audit. This accreditation certifies the PI test lab at ifak for its expertise, autonomy and objectivity regarding its testing. The PI test lab was audited by the PROFIBUS User Organization (PNO) for the following conformance tests:


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