ICT & Automation
Measurement Technology & Power Electronics
Transport & Assistance
Water & Energy

Advancement through Research

We develop future technologies

The Institute for Automation and Communication

The ifak - Institute for Automation and Communication, founded in 1991 from the university, is an independent engineering research institute in the state capital of Saxony-Anhalt. It is a member of the German Industrial Research Association Konrad Zuse e.V. with more than 75 institutes throughout Germany. The ifak has its place of activity in the think tank in the science port of Magdeburg.

Preliminary Research

In close cooperation with Otto-von-Guericke University, we ensure that we continue to support our industrial partners with the latest technology.

Applied Research

Together with our cooperation partners, we research the world of tomorrow in pre-competitive national and international collaborative projects.

Products and Services

In active technology transfer, our spin-offs offer products and services for innovative technologies.

Projects in focus

i-SEWER
Water & Energy
Sewer systems

i-SEWER
- i-SEWER – The Next Generation of Sewer System Real Time Control

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BMBF
SMueR
Transport & Assistance
Mobility and Logistics in Urban and Rural Areas

SMueR
- Smart mobility stations for rural areas

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Bundesministerium für Digitales und Verkehr
6G Plattform
ICT & Automation
Wireless Industrial Communication

6G Plattform
- 6G Plattform

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BMBF

Career

Whether as a student assistant, in an internship, for your thesis or PhD or as a scientist - become part of the ifak team!

Events

Sep

Automatisches Laden von Elektrofahrzeugen - Wie löst man das Positionierungsproblem?

15.09. 15.09.2022
Virtuell
Workshop
Oct

Selbstorganisation von Automatisierungskomponenten

13.10. 13.10.2022
Virtuell
Workshop
Nov

KommA 2022 - 13. Jahreskolloquium Kommunikation in der Automation

02.11. 02.11.2022
Lemgo

News

SMueR

Project SMueR starts at ifak

At the beginning of July, the Research Group "Transport & Assistance" was able to announce the start of a new project. The project "SMueR - Smart Mobility Stations for Rural Areas",... read more

More than 30 years of experience in numbers

775
Students

and pupils who were accompanied at the beginning of their scientific careers.

4,000
Research projects

and industrial projects that have been successfully completed in 25 years.

90 Mio.
Euro Project funds

which were recruited from the EU, the federal government, the state, the public sector and industry.