Micro heat exchangers produced by additive manufacturing.
The ILK Dresden is an independent and free research enterprise with the legal status of a non-profit limited liability company.
With its staff of 120, the ILK Dresden conducts industry-related research, development and technology transfer in the wide range of air handling and refrigeration technologies and their applications including related scientific and technical fields, such as
Cryogenics and cryophysics
Cryomedicine and cryobiology
Refrigeration and refrigerating equipment
Heat pump technology
Heat and mass transfer
Refrigerants and working fluids
Heating, ventilation, air conditioning, including fluid mechanics and acoustics
Air pollution control, particle separation, clean air technology
Utilisation of solar energy
Applied energy engineering, energy recovery
Water purification, desalination
Measurement and control technology
The ILK Dresden works as a commercial research & development company for all interested businesses and institutions of the related and applied branches as well as for the supplying industries.
The total service portfolio of the ILK comprises:
Free contract research
Process and product development
Studies, consulting and expertises
Scientific technical services, as well as experimental testing and analyses and investigations of facilities, components and materials acc. to international standards
Innovative planning, mainly HVAC
Manufacturing and prototyping, especially the development and manufacturing of test stands
The ILK Dresden is structured into main departments. These departments comprise different fields of technology, which are subdivided into technical departments and working groups.
The ILK Dresden has at its disposal an experimental test area of 3000 m2 with 60 experimental und test facilities as well as 25 scientific and technical laboratories.
The ILK Dresden is certified according to ISO 9001.
The ILK Dresden is an active member of various associations and societies.
Further training and education of students at the ILK Dresden is facilitated by ILK’s numerous contacts with universities and university of applied sciences in the form of conducting and supervising internships and diploma projects.
The sole shareholder of ILK Dresden is the "Gemeinnützige Förderverein zur Förderung der Luft- und Kältetechnik e.V.". So the incorporated promotion association of ILK possesses an important rate for the long-term safeguarding of the neutrality of the ILK technology company to mean a firm and branche independency as well as for the safeguarding of the non-profit character of ILK.
In addition to the promotion of the distribution of latest sientific achievments on the special fields of ILK there is also the promotion of young academics amongst others by the reward of excellent student`s activities.