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R&D Services

Scope of Services

The scope of services rendered by the MZH and its affiliated institutes includes:

  • consulting
  • expertises
  • fault analyses, damage research
  • patent analyses and evaluations
  • feasibility and concept studies
  • contract measurements and experimental tests in the laboratories of the MZH member institutes
  • development of innovative solutions for your mechatronic projects
  • calculation, simulation, design, optimisation
  • creation of prototypes and technology demonstrators
  • machine construction for special applications (e.g. test benches)
  • research and development partnerships

With regard to the MZH’s main fields of research, our spectrum of R&D services includes:

Medical Engineering

  • navigation in surgery
  • development of task-specific cinematics and tools
  • application developments considering the medical workflow (e.g. robot-assisted laser osteotomy, laparoscopy)
  • integration of state-of-the-art medical imaging (e.g. 3D X-ray, OCT imaging)
  • analysis and processing of medical image/video data
  • medical electronics

Production Engineering

  • development and testing of novel machine concepts and components (e.g. magnetic guidance and bearings
  • identification of function-specific parameters in machines and systems
  • dimensioning/optimisation of power electronics and drives (rotating/linear)
  • design of process controls, monitoring and diagnostic systems in machine tools
  • development of sensors, instrumentation, industrial image processing
  • adaptronics, piezo technology and ultrasonics
  • application development (e.g. innovative drives for machine tools and transport systems, high-speed bonders, micro stepping motors)


  • modelling, simulation, design and control of multiple-axis systems
  • integration of sensors, controls and drives
  • identification of cinematic and dynamic parameters
  • offline and online path planning
  • time-variant 3D environment detection
  • autonomous 3D navigation for inside and outside applications
  • application development (e.g. industrial robots, autonomous robots, medical assistant robots, autonomous forklift trucks, bipedal walking machines)

Automotive Mechatronics

  • modelling and identification of vehicle dynamics
  • prediction and measurement of frictional coefficients (e.g. power transmission of tires on icy roads)
  • electrical drive systems
  • video-based driver assistance systems
  • transponder-based vehicle control systems
  • use of RFID technology to control and optimise transport processes

Are you interested in further topics? The aforementioned examples are only an extract of possible R&D services. You are welcome to contact Dr. Bartsch for further information: