Freundschaftskreis des IVW e.V.

Connecting Minds, Supporting Innovation


Welcome to "Freundschaftskreis des IVW e.V."!

Our club supports the Leibniz Institute for Composite Materials GmbH (IVW) in Kaiserslautern and promotes its important activities in research and teaching. We are a dedicated community committed to strengthening scientific work, awarding prizes for outstanding achievements, and supporting IVW employees.

Our goal is to foster connections between IVW, its current and former employees, and the public. Through our work, we contribute to sociocultural integration and support various cultural events.

We warmly invite you to become part of our community and help us shape the future of composite materials!


Our Activities and Programs

"Freundschaftkreis des IVW e.V." is involved in a variety of projects and programs aimed at promoting the scientific work and community of IVW. Here are some of our key activities:

  • Promotion of Research and Teaching
  • Awarding Prizes for Outstanding Achievements
  • Supporting IVW Employees
  • Supporting Cultural Events


Get Involved

We warmly invite you to become part of "Freundschaftkreis des IVW e.V." and help us shape the future of composite materials. There are many ways you can get involved and support our work:

Become a Member

Join our club and benefit from exclusive invitations to events, access to a network of professionals, and the opportunity to actively promote research and teaching. Membership is open to both individuals and legal entities.
Download Membership Application


Your donations help us finance important projects and programs. Every contribution, no matter how small, helps support the scientific research and community of IVW. Your donation is tax-deductible and will be used exclusively for charitable purposes.
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Volunteer Work

Get involved in our events and programs as a volunteer. Whether you help organize events, bring in your expertise, or just provide hands-on support – your help is always welcome!

Attend Events

Participate in our events and experience the diversity of our activities. From scientific lectures to cultural events and networking events – there are many opportunities to get informed, network, and get involved.


Companies and organizations can support us through partnerships and sponsorships. Together, we can advance innovative projects and expand the reach of our work. Contact us to learn more about partnership opportunities.


Join our community and help realize the vision of IVW. Your support makes a difference!


Freundschaftskreis des IVW e.V.
c/o Leibniz-Institut für Verbundwerkstoffe GmbH
Erwin-Schrödinger-Str. 58
67663 Kaiserslautern

Register of Associations Kaiserslautern VR 31022
• Chairman: Andreas Liebetrau
• Vice Chairman: Harald Weber
• Treasurer: Pascal Sadaune

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Regina Köhne

Secretary Component Development & Knowledge & Technology Transfer

Upcoming Events

  • "Friendship Hike": Oct 12, 2024, 10 AM
  • Extraordinary General Meeting: Nov 8, 2024, 5 PM
  • General Meeting: Apr 25, 2025, 5 PM