The IAF as central research facility takes on important tasks which support Pforzheim University in fulfilling its public mandate for education.
Students at Pforzheim University get prepared for professional activities by application-oriented teachings and studies. Research methods and results - with the latest state of the art in science, technology and design – can immediately be integrated into teaching.
In addition, Pforzheim University makes a significant contribution to the regional and trans-regional innovation potential by the transfer of knowledge as well as practical research in cooperation with other universities and/or business partners.
Assistance in obtaining these objectives – in areas with high societal relevance - is provided by the IAF.