Institute for Technology and Work (ITA) e.V.

The institute is a research institution in the fields of ergonomics, social sciences and economics recognised as an institute at the RPTU Kaiserslautern-Landau. Its activities in a wide range of application areas, in which the Institute is active in both basic and implementation-oriented projects, are based on a common Mission statement Between 35 and 40 academic and non-academic staff of different disciplines work together at ITA. The institute is supported by a Scientific Steering Committee. . ITA has been working for many years with a wide variety of industry and research partners, with ministries and project management agencies. Diverse cooperations also exist with foundations, associations and umbrella organisations as well as through the active membership of ITA in various networks.

  • the only human factors and ergonomics research institution in Rhineland-Palatinate

  • interdisciplinary research teams

  • customer-oriented research and implementation portfolio

  • organized as a registered association with non-profit purpose

  • Established 1995

About us

We introduce ourselves: who we are, what we do, what drives us.

Mission statement

Although we are active in the most diverse fields of application, our actions are based on a common mission statement.


These are the brains behind the topics, ideas and implementations.

Scientific Steering Committee

These research personalities support us in the strategic orientation of our activities.

Customers and networks

We have been working with these partners, in some cases for many years, on a basis of trust.

Research and development for people and organisations