Dr.-Ing. Markus Steffens
Owner & CEO


  • 1987 - 1993: Various practical trainings and thesis work in notable companies and institutions in Germany, Great Britain, Switzerland and South Korea

  • 1987 - 1993: Studies of Mechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, Degree: Dipl.-Ing.

  • 1993 - 1994: Research Associate in the Field of "Experts Systems" at the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI GmbH, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • 1994 - 1999: Research Associate and Team Leader in the Field of "Design Development" at the Institute for Composite Materials, IVW GmbH, TU Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • 1999 - 2018: Founder & CEO of ADETE® - Advanced Engineering & Technologies GmbH, Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • 2000: Graduation at the TU Kaiserslautern, Germany, Degree: Dr.-Ing.

    • Title of the Dissertation: "The Substitution of Metallic Structural Vehicle Components by Innovative Fiber Reinforced Plastic Designs"

  • since 2018: Founder, Owner & CEO of INTELLIGHT® - Intelligent Lightweight Solutions, Winnweiler, Germany

Memberships & Roles

  • since 1994: Member of the Association of German Engineers VDI

  • since 2000: Initiator and Founder Member of the "Plastics Network Rheinalnd Palatinate"

  • since 2008: Member of the Board of the „Association of the Wood and Plastics Processing Industry Rheinland Palatinate“, Neustadt/Weinstrasse, Germany

  • since 2017: Member of the Board of „Composites United e.V.“ (CUeV), Devision WEST (CU WEST), Kaiserslautern, Germany (former Carbon Composites e.V., CCeV)

  • since 2018: Member of the Advisory Board of the Performance Center „Simulation and Software Based Innovations“, Fraunhofer Center, Kaiserslautern, Germany


(personally or collaborative with other persons and organisations)

  • 2000: Foundation Award "Pioneer's Spirit 2000" of Rheinland Palatinate, Germany

  • 2012: Branch Award "Trailer Innovation 2013" in the Field of "Components" at the IAA Commercial Vehicles Fair, Hannover, Germany, for the 9t Trailer Lightweight Axle "ECO Vision"

  • 2015: "European Transport Award of Sustanability 2016" of Huss Company Group, Munich, Germany, for the 9t Trailer Lightweight Axle "ECO Vision"

  • 2016: "JEC Award 2016" in the Field of "Medical Engineering" at the JEC Fair, Paris, France, for the X-Ray Transparent Aneurysm Clip "InnoClip"

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