Our collaborative work with industry and commerce focuses on the process areas manufacturing, filling and packaging foodstuffs - such as milk and dairy products, meat products and beverages. Online food sales and the effects of logistics and export conditions are also of particular interest. We are keen to share our expertise in optimising all quality and safety aspects of consumer goods with mainly small and medium-sized companies to drive forward joint research and development projects.
„I sincerely thank everyone who helped to make KLEVERTEC such a well-equipped institute!
Our diverse, committed and enthusiastic team covers a wide range of specialist disciplines.“ Professor Regina Schreiber, Dr.-Ing., Scientific Director
The way that foods and beverages are manufactured, filled and packaged has lasting effects on their properties. Our team of professors, scientific staff and students plough their combined experience into the centre of competence to facilitate the transfer of knowledge into the outside world.
The main beneficiaries are SMEs, whose expertise tends to focus on specific links in the value creation chain. By partnering up with KLEVERTEC, you can tap into the kinds of resources that will help you to drive forward your own projects and research plans. Larger companies could also benefit immensely from unleashing this enormous potential.
During their degree programmes, students in different faculties at Kempten University of Applied Sciences – mechanical engineering, computer science, business administration, for example – also contribute to our application-focused research projects. They are closely involved in all activities and receive hands-on training, whether during internships, working on projects, or while compiling their degree thesis.
„As part of a young and dynamic team at KLEVERTEC, I enjoy responsibility for a wide range of tasks as an undergraduate part-time assistant.“ Undergraduate student, Faculty of Business Administration
„As a member of the scientific staff at KLEVERTEC, I really value working as part of an interdisciplinary team on devising solutions together.“ Scientific staff member, M.Eng. Food and Packaging Technology
„As a member of the scientific staff at KLEVERTEC, I particularly enjoy using state-of-the art technologies to solve new kinds challenges.“ Scientific staff member, M.Eng. in Energy Technology
„In my job as an undergraduate part-time assistant, I really appreciate the trust placed in me at KLEVERTEC to get on with my work independently.“ Undergraduate student, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
KLEVERTEC is a unique, cross-sector platform. Companies can tap into application-focused research at the university of applied sciences, supported by industry associations providing an extensive network. KLEVERTEC thus opens up access to an outstanding pool of expertise for all kinds of projects aimed at maximising the shelf life of foods and beverages. Our focus lies on sharing and transferring knowledge coupled with research and development in the areas of manufacturing, filling und packaging. We practically and expertly bring companies in the rapidly expanding food and packaging industry and their equipment manufacturers together.
To ensure a sustainable future, at KLEVERTEC we always consider ecological factors alongside economic criteria.
With an eye on the future, our centre of competence incorporates trends in digitalisation and “Industry 4.0”, for example integrating additive manufacturing, virtual reality and simulation processes.
At KLEVERTEC, we work on an equal footing. We appreciate and rely on one another. That’s the essence of our work ethic. We are constantly inspired by the fresh impetus and new ideas that crop up in enquiries from companies, the input from professors and students at the university, and the fruitful interaction between members of our dynamic team.