Investment in Research and Development for long-term success
The Innovation Projects and Development Center (IPDC) in Germany is at the heart of our company and is responsible for managing and implementing innovations by the international Interroll Group. Setting the pace in global innovation management, it ensures that customers can consistently make full use of their competitive advantage, thanks to high-performance solutions. Built on a culture of innovation permeating all areas of the Interroll Group, it promotes interdisciplinary research and development projects in cooperation with external partners and works on a wide range of engineering tasks. Many of these innovations are protected globally by international patents and other trademark rights.
At the IPDC, engineers lead and coordinate international innovation projects, support the Interroll Group's global competence centers with product development across all areas, and assesses the performance and reliability of technical solutions in cutting-edge test environments. Highly effective quality management ensures the recognized and certified quality of the solutions that we have developed, allowing us to meet existing legal requirements and to systematically provide for future standards when developing products.
The IPDC also carries out and manages research projects and fosters partnerships with leading universities such as RWTH Aachen University and Technical University of Munich (TU München), as well as other parties including EHEDG (the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group), and leading companies from a variety of technological fields.