The Institute of Automotive Engineering and Mechatronics is a research institute of the Heilbronn University of Applied Science. The current members are professors from different technical disciplines, whose interdisciplinary cooperation is to be promoted and bundled.
The institute aims to use industrial projects to link teaching more closely with applied research and to make the university's R&D achievements more visible to the outside world. It was founded on May 5, 2008. Students from the bachelor's program as well as from the master's program are to be integrated into the development and pre-competitive research activities of the regional industry.