Research Partnerships

The BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg nurtures and promotes collaboration with non-university research institutions, partner universities, and major industrial partners as well as with small and medium-sized companies.

These collaborations are reflected in coordinated appointments, joint projects or in economic cooperation within the framework of technology transfer.

Joint appointments

Cooperating Partner Name of the Chair Name of Professor
Leibniz Institute for Innovative Micro-electrics, Frankfurt (Oder)Semiconductor materials Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Schröder
Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems DresdenMicro and Nano Systems Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Harald Schenk
Leibniz Institute for Innovative Micro-electrics, Frankfurt (Oder)Security in Pervasive Systems Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Langendörfer
Helmholtz Centre for Materials and Energy, BerlinJP photovoltaic Prof. Dr.-Ing. Marcus Bär
Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, ErknerRegional and Urban DevelopmentProf. Dr. phil. Heiderose Kilper
Helmholtz Centre, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research, GeesthachtMicrostructural Materials Design Prof. Dr.-Ing. Florian Pyczak

Coordinated appointments

Cooperating Partner Name of the Chair Name of Professor
Fraunhofer Research Institution for Polymeric Materials and Composites, TeltowPolymeric Materials Prof. Dr. sc.nat. Monika Bauer
Leibniz Institute for Innovative Microelectronics (IHP) in Frankfurt (Oder)SystemsProf. Dr.-Ing. Rolf Kraemer

Endowed Chairs

Cooperating Partner Name of the Chair Name of Professor
Ulrich L. Rohde FoundationHigh frequency and Microwave Engineering Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Rudolph
Attomoles GmbH, Generic Assays GmbH, Medipan GmbH, PolyAn GmbHMultiparameter diagnostics Prof. Dr. med. vet. habil. Peter Schierack
Vattenfall Europe Mining AG, Vattenfall Europe Generation AG, EMIS Electrics GmbH, Vestas Blades Germany GmbH, Sparkasse Niederlausitz, Cottbus, SenftenbergManagement of regional energy supply structures Prof. Dr. phil. Bernd Hirschl
Forster System-Montage-Technik GmbH, Euro-K GmbH, KSC Kraftwerks-Service Cottbus Anlagenbau GmbH, Impro mbH Berlin, Stahlbau Käthner, Panta Rhei gGmbH, UNITEC GmbHLeichtbau mit strukturierten WerkstoffenProf. Dr.-Ing. Holger Seidlitz