Research and Technology Centers


Research and Industry

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is a location for first-class technology, close contact with institutes and networks. The promotion of research and development are essential objectives for regional politics in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Additional objectives include creating favourable parameters and developing links between research and industry.

Local know-how

University of Rostock

  • Mathematical and Natural Science Faculty (MNF)
  • Institute for Chemistry – Chair of General Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Faculty of Informatics and Electrical Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering Institutes:
    • Institute for General Electrical Engineering
    • Institute for Applied Microelectronics and Data Technology
    • Institute for Automation Technology
    • Institute for Electrical Engineering
    • Institute for Equipment Systems and Circuit Technology
    • Institute for Communications Engineering
    • Areas of focus: microsystem technology, nanoelectronics and sensor technology, maritime systems and processes, computational engineering

  • Chair of Design Engineering / Lightweight Construction
  • Institute for Biomedical Engineering
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Engineering (MSF)

Institute for Implant Technology and Biomaterials, Warnemünde

  • Centre of excellence for medical technology in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
  • The institute conducts industry-oriented research and development



Leibniz Institute for Catalysis, Rostock

Fraunhofer Institutes in Rostock

  • Engineering science tasks in industry form the research focuses of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Large Structures in Production Engineering (IGP) in Rostock.

  • Cooperation with the Chair of Production Technology at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Marine Engineering, University of Rostock.

  • Particular areas of expertise in:

    • Production technology
    • Automation and quality engineering
    • Business and product organisation
    • Product development and prototype construction
    • InnoProfile (Federal Ministry of Education and Research project)
    • Accredited testing laboratory
    • Inspection and certification body

  • Fraunhofer Research Institution for Large Structures in Production Engineering, Rostock

  • Fraunhofer Institute for Cell Therapy and Immunology (IZI), Extracorporeal Immune Modulation (EXIM), Rostock

University of Greifswald

  • Institute for Physics

Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP), Greifswald

  • The institute conducts research into the containment of high-temperature hydrogen plasmas in magnetic fields, develops plasma heating systems as well as measurements methods to analyse plasma properties, engages in plasma theory, magnetic field technology, materials research, plasma-wall interaction, data collection and processing as well as system studies on fusion
  • The IPP is one of the largest centres for fusion research in Europe

Leibniz Institute for Plasma Science and Technology, Greifswald

  • Research focus: materials and surfaces

Hochschule Wismar, University of Applied Sciences

  • Fields of mechanical engineering / process and environmental engineering
  • Institute for Polymer Technologies, Wismar

Hochschule Stralsund, University of Applied Sciences

  • Institute for Energy and the Environment (IFEU)
  • Institute of Renewable Energy Systems (IRES)
  • "ThaiGer-H2-Racing“ H2 mobility
  • Together with the Stralsund University of Applied Sciences and the Rügen Water Supply and Sewage Treatment Association, the Rügen Tourism Association as well as the Weiße Flotte and Sightseeing Trains Rügen companies are planning to develop the region of Western Pomerania-Rügen into an e-mobility centre of excellence

Steinbeis Transfer Center Image Processing and Medical Information Technology in Medicine, Stralsund