R&D Consulting: Achieving More Together


We can achieve more together with other people than we can alone
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Together with our network of experienced partners, we offer you a well-founded 360-degree spectrum of competence. First and foremost, our partnerships enable us to cover the important crossover with neighboring fields like the supply chain, change management, IT, and other essential competencies for R&D consulting.

Consultancies and Companies




Innovation management

phasix is our partner for identifying differentiated top innovations of the future and for implementing cautious innovation management.



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SETEC IPMC is our partner in the French market for the particular challenges of companies affected by GermanFrench cooperations, such as those in the aerospace or energy/utilities sectors. Since February 2013, 3DSE and SETEC IPMC have been operating together in the form of a European Economic Interest Group (EEIG) to better address the needs of mutual clients in the German-French market.




Change management / training

change factory GmbH is our partner for supporting change processes, leadership development, and strategic learning environments.




Digital Transformation and eSolutions in R&D

The Ancud IT consultancy is our IT partner for supporting digital transformation and for providing customized eSolutions in R&D.




Logistics / supply chain management

EicherLogistik Training is our partner for designing and implementing comprehensive and continuous process chains at the intersection of personnel deployment planning and the supply chain.




Product lifecycle management (PLM)

ILC PROSTEP is our partner in the area of PLM for the product development process.



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Text Analytics Service

datanizing is our partner for the automated analysis of large amounts of text – both in the development of requirement documents and in product planning for market analyses. The company uses state-of-the-art methods of artificial intelligence and interactive visualizations.


Institutions and Associations




International Council on Systems Engineering – INCOSE

INCOSE was founded in 1990 as a not-for-profit organization to support systems engineering. Today, INCOSE is considered to be the authoritative body for defining, building understanding, and disseminating systems engineering.




German Society for Systems Engineering – GfSE

GfSE promotes science and educationin the area of systems engineering in industry, research, and teaching. It considers itself obligated to serve the public.Since its founding, GfSE is associated with the International Council on Systems Engineering and covers the German-speaking area as the German Chapter of INCOSE.




Automotive Cluster – AC

The Automotive Cluster (AC) is a cross-industry network that supports innovative strength and international competitiveness of companies in the automotive sector.

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