In addition to its own research, Wöhlk participates in research projects with other institutions. Often we act proactively and draw on the knowledge of experts in the institutes and universities. In most cases we can register a new patent.


Wöhlk works with a network of world-renowned scientific institutes.

Our partners:

  • Fraunhofer Institute
  • Leibniz-Institut für Polymer­forschung Dresden e. V. (Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research)
  • Europäische Forschungs­gesell­schaft Dünne Schichten e.V. (European Society of Thin Films)
  • Institut für Kunst­stoff­ver­arbeitung (IKV Aachen) (Institute of Plastics Processing)



Wöhlk attaches great importance to cooperation with scientists and students. We support research projects, diploma and doctoral theses.

Our partners:

  • Technische Universität München
  • Fachhochschule Lübeck (Lübeck University of Applied Sciences)
  • Beuth Hochschule für Technik Berlin (Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin)
  • Ernst-Abbe-Fachhochschule Jena (Ernst-Abbe University of Applied Sciences Jena)
  • Hochschule Aalen (Aalen University)
  • Ostfalia Hochschule (Ostfalia University)
  • Institut für Experimen­telle und Ange­wandte Physik der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (Institute of Experimental and Applied Physics at Kiel University)
  • Technische Fakultät der Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel (Faculty of Engineering at Kiel University)


Associations + organisations

Wöhlk maintains close contact with associations and organisations in the industry.

Our partners:

  • SPECTARIS - Deutscher Industrieverband für Optik, Photonik, Analysen- und Medizintechnik
  • Euromcontact
  • Clinical Laboratory Management Association (CLMA)
  • British Contact Lens Association (BCLA)
  • VDCO
  • European Federation of the Contact Lens and IOL Industries EFCLIN
  • Aston University, Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry
  • University of Glasgow