Neue Materialien Bayreuth GmbH: Having that competitive edge through innovative material and process development

The New Materials Bayreuth GmbH is an independent Bavarian research institution which focusses on lightweight construction and develops innovative material variants and efficient processing methods for plastics, metals and fibre-reinforced composites. Our company also offers a broad range of services for material analysis and component testing. Our state-of-the-art plant technology allows tests to be carried out both on a lab scale as well as on an industrial scale (e.g. scale-up). Cooperation with com­­­panies and in­sti­tu­tions may ei­­ther be realised through direct cooperation or as part of pub­­licly funded projects.
Fields of activity
Hybrid fibre-reinforced composites
Special injection moulding processes
Particle foams
Additive manufacturing
Thermal arc spraying for multi-­material systems
Thermally supported metal processing
Future solutions



  1. Address

    Gottlieb-Keim-Straße 60
    95448 Bayreuth
    Tel +49 921 507 36-0
    Fax +49 921 507 36-199

  2. Management

     Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Altstädt

  3. Year of establishment


  4. Business activity

    Research and development in the field of application-related solutions for polymers, metals and composites