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for Materials Engineering - IWT.

The institute is called Leibniz-IWT for short.


On this page you will find information about the Leibniz-IWT in plain language.

The Leibniz-IWT is a research institute in Germany.

The building of the Leibniz-IWT is in Bremen.

Scientists and researchers work there.

Many are material scientists.

The scientists at the Leibniz-IWT do a lot of research on metal.

Airplanes, trains or cars are made of metal.

The Leibniz-IWT wants to improve metal.

Some scientists at the Leibniz-IWT also do research on other materials.


The Leibniz IWT includes the MPA.

The MPA is also called Amtliche Material-Prüfungs-Anstalt der Freien Hansestadt Bremen.

Materials are tested at the MPA.

The MPA finds out the reason for broken materials.


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