Centers of competence

Centers of competence

Cooperation with universities and research institutions forms an essential part of MTU’s research and development work. Strategic alliances with world-class research partners are hoped to secure MTU’s innovative clout long-term and foster the meshing between academe and industry. Getting students in touch with industrial reality early in their academic careers, MTU hopes to produce a continuous pool of young talent.

Selection criteria for its partners were outstanding technical qualification and long experience.

Centers of Competence for engine technologies

Jointly with leading German universities, MTU has launched six different centers of competence (CoC) to perform specific research tasks.

  • CoC – Compressor & Manufacturing, in partnership with Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen
  • CoC – Turbine Testing & Thermodynamics, in partnership with Stuttgart Technical University
  • CoC – Military Propulsion Systems, in partnership with Bundeswehr University Munich
  • CoC – Structural design, in partnership with with Munich Technical University
  • CoC – Turbine & MRO, in partnership with Leibniz University Hannover and Laser Zentrum Hannover
  • CoC – Propulsion Systems, in partnership with German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Centers of competence of MTU Aero Engines in Cooperation with German Universities