Research projects

As the market leader, we have the opportunity to drive technologies forward and thereby positively influence the environment, working conditions and even living conditions in our world.

For GKN Powder Metallurgy, research means fulfilling the responsibility as a company to support society in its daily challenges.

Exciting times for research

What are the biggest challenges and problems of the present and future? How can we help the society to cope with these complex tasks? Does powder metallurgy offer holistic, suitable solutions? Which fields are relevant and which cooperations can help us? These are the questions that drive GKN Powder Metallurgy.

Together with leading universities and institutes worldwide, GKN is working on several research projects in Addtive Manufacturing, Advanced Technologies and Materials Development. 

Find solutions with us that move the world.

RobuSinter research project

Through the Robusinter research project, we want to conserve natural resources and improve the framework conditions for our employees.

The optimization of the robustness of the compression process through adaptive manufacturing is an important step in the extension of our Digital and Adaptive Value Stream.

Learn more about RobuSinter research project

NeStPEL research project

For green hydrogen from renewable energies, GKN is supporting research into water splitting with electricity into oxygen (O2) and Hydrogen (H).

In cooperation with the Forschungszentrum Jülich in Germany we are working on this project and contribute our know-how by developing compact and flexible porous titanium solutions for higher system efficiency.

KitkAdd research project

Hybrid Manufacturing combining Additive Manufacturing with conventional press & sinter.

BMBF research project IDAM

In cooperation with the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and the Chair for Digital Additive Production DAP of RWTH Aachen University, GKN is supporting the Research Project "Industrialization and Digitization of Additive Manufacturing (AM)" for Automobile Series Processes.

Read more about GKN at IDAM

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Nils Bornemann
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