The Cetex Institute is located in the traditional industrial site of Chemnitz. The region is characterized by a strong group of medium-sized companies, large enterprises and a pronounced research landscape. As an affiliated institute of the Technical University of Chemnitz, there are particularly close cooperative relations.
Strengthening the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises through tailor-made innovations is the focus of all activities.
Cetex is a partner of the Chemnitz Alliance of Lightweight Design (Allianz Textiler Leichtbau - ATL), which coordinates and works on more than 350 research projects. The partners of this alliance are the TU Chemnitz, the Fraunhofer Research Center - STEX and the STFI. The alliance is cooperating with a variety of regional companies and research facilities.
Research partners regional / national
Within the scope of its research activities Cetex cooperates with a large number of industrial partners.
As a network management institution Cetex coordinates several networks which are funded within the framework of the central innovation program for medium-sized companies.
You will find further information under Network Management.
Cooperation in associations and federations
Cetex helps shape the non-university research landscape in Saxony and Germany as a partner of the following regional and supra-regional associations:
- Sächsische Industrieforschungsgemeinschaft e.V. (SIG)
- Deutsche Industrieforschungsgemeinschaft Konrad Zuse e.V.
- Verband innovativer Unternehmen e.V.
The goals of our commitment are not least to improve the framework conditions for non-university research and to promote cooperation and networking.