Network-Partner for funding and management of collective research activities for steel application

  • Research project targets for the material steel since 1968
    • Improving and securing competitiveness 
    • Optimising processing techniques 
    • Opening/Developing new fields of application
    • SSubstitution of competing materials
    • Steel in hybrid constructions (multi-material design with steel)
  • Financed by steel producing and steel processing industry
  • Non-profit, registered association

The FOSTA e.V. (formerly Studiengesellschaft) was founded in 1968 as a registered association and is legally independent as well as non-profitable. The purpose of the association, in accordance with its statutes, is to "... promote the public interest in the field of research and development, in particular the application technology of iron and steel".