The Thuringian Institute for Textile and Plastics Research Rudolstadt e.V.. (TITK) is one of the leading private research institutes for polymer materials. As a business-oriented institution, the TITK conducts both preliminary and applied research in the industry-related field. The TITK supports SMEs up to large corporations in their innovation efforts with interdisciplinary expertise, innovative ideas, industry knowledge and the provision of modern technical infrastructure. The aim of this cooperation is the development of processes and competitive products according to the individual requirements of the client. In doing so, the services can be applied in the most diverse areas of chemistry, plastics and textile technology.
The TITK has long since developed from a pure materials research institute into a system and solution provider for future technologies. Every year, 140 scientists, technicians and laboratory assistants work on up to 70 projects in the fields of
- Native polymers and chemical research
- Textile and materials research
- Plastics research
- Functional polymer systems and physical research
Well-known companies from all over the world trust their expertise. TITK develops both innovative starting materials and complete manufacturing processes. Through its subsidiary OMPG, testing services for textiles, fiber composites and plastics - including medical devices - are realized.