Technologies for the future

Technologies for the future

Innovation is the driving force behind MTU Aero Engines and one of the company's five strategic pillars. With more than 400 patent applications filed in Germany and abroad every year, the company secures its leadership position in the field of technologies for future engines. Its core competencies include:

  • low-pressure turbines
  • high-pressure compressors
  • turbine center frames 
  • high-tech manufacturing and repair techniques.

Comprehensive portfolio of technologies for the future

MTU's technology portfolio comprises some 150 projects, which are being carried out strictly in line with the stringent rules of technology development. The high degree of networking with industrial partners, universities and research establishments and sustained funding by the public sector, for example under the German government's aviation research program (LuFo), are decisive prerequisites for the successful development of new technologies.

Read more about the challenges facing the engine industry, about our visions and latest developments.