The Institute of Applied Research (IAF) is divided into two main research areas with a total of nine competence centres and new fields of research. The Innovation & Transfer field supports researchers in all questions concerning transfer. The research management provides additional operational and administrative support.

The IAF is headed by a scientific directorate consisting of Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Uckelmann as scientific director and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heidrun Bögner-Balz and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Berndt Zeitler as deputies.

Contact person

Dieter Uckelmann
Dieter Uckelmann dieter.uckelmann@hft-stuttgart.de +49 711 8926 2632
Heidrun Bögner-Balz
Heidrun Bögner-Balz heidrun.boegner-balz@hft-stuttgart.de +49 711 8926 2776
Berndt Zeitler
Berndt Zeitler berndt.zeitler@hft-stuttgart.de +49 711 8926 2507