How to Join

Industrial parties are cordially invited to contact IRL@BOUN with their projects and challenges. The submitted projects/challenges will be evaluated  and multi-disciplinary teams of academicians, students and industrial experts will be formed for selected projects separately. Each project will be run under a special contract between the parties involved, customized for the needs of the parties and technical requirements, on the basis of mutual agreement. We invite industry to submit scientific and/or business oriengted projects/challenges. The fields of expertise cover,

  • Healthcare
  • Mobility
  • Organizational Innovation and productivity enhancement
  • Industry 4.0, automation, robotics, predictive maintenance, energy management
  • Deep machine learning and Big data
  • Workflow improvements for products
  • Use of innovation for customer engagement
  • Product design / industrial engineering / Human machine interface

Students are invited to follow the IRL@BOUN website as well as projects announced by IRL@BOUN by other means. Interested students can contact the IRL@BOUN academic director or managing director directly, as well as the project supervisors who will be determined on a project basis and announced on IRL@BOUN website. The students are also invited to submit an application to the IRL@BOUN's certification program IMLEAP, at the end of which  selected project(s) will be supported by IRL@BOUN for further development and attend eITT organized by Siemens Healthineers Innovation Think Tank Headquarters in Erlangen, Germany, to present their solutions to an international audience. The students are also invited apply to the fellowship programs supported by Siemens Healthineers ITT, an IRL partner.