The ITA Group is a leading research and qualification service provider with 350 employees in the fields of fibre-based high-performance materials, textile semi-finished products and their manufacturing processes.
Our guiding themes are oriented towards the societal megatrends and challenges: Sustainability, mobility, health, energy, construction and housing, information and communication technology, materials, production and qualification.


Institut für Textiltechnik of RWTH Aachen University

The Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) is one of the largest institutes in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. Approximately 400 people work for the ITA: PhD students, PostDocs, staff in the technical centres, workshops, laboratories and administration, student assistants in our research projects and trainees in four different professions.

Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH

The Institut für Textiltechnik Augsburg gGmbH (ITA Augsburg) is a textile research institution in Bavaria that develops the recycling of secondary raw materials from the composite industry and the development of thermoplastic tape-based composite systems.

ITA Academy GmbH

In 2017, the ITA Academy GmbH launched the Digital Capability Center (DCC) in Aachen. With workshops and consulting services, the ITA Academy supports digitalisation in your production - from the first question to knowledge transfer and implementation. Choose between the services for manufacturing companies and the versatile further education programmes along the textile value chain.

ITA medical

ITA medical GmbH & Co. KG - is the partner of the industry in R&D and manufacturing with a focus on fibre spinning, textile processing, (bio-)functionalization & lab testing of medical textiles. With the know-how of industry scale processes, ITA medical offers comprehensive problem solutions along the entire textile value chain and provides transfer support.


The APS GmbH - Europäisches Centrum für Mechatronik (APS) is active in the fields of robotics, sensor technology, information and communication technology. Here, engineers and technicians from various disciplines develop and implement interdisciplinary concepts and solutions for your company in cooperation with national and international industrial partners, public clients and researchers.