The following is a chronological list of news and press releases concerning the company

Bilger and Truffner impressed by MWI microwave technology

The Federal Ministry of Transport’s (BMVI) Parliamentary State Secretary MdB Steffen Bilger and Empfingen’s Mayor Ferdinand Truffner showed much interest in the MWI technology and the company during their visit. The developers are looking forward to political impulses.

Bloomberg: Ex-Porsche CEO Aims to Save Combustion Engine From Scrapheap

As tightening emission rules force the car industry to embrace battery power, a German startup says it has the technology to give the combustion engine a reprieve.

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New partnership: MWI AG and Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Team Fach Auto Tech

Since 1993, the Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup has been held as part of the FIA ​​Formula 1 World Championship. The racing series is organized by Porsche AG and spearheads the worldwide Porsche One-Make Series. The Porsche Mobil 1 Supercup Team Fach Auto Tech*, founded by team head Alex Fach from Sattel, Switzerland, has been taking part since 1994. More than 20 years of experience in racing and 13 years of research in microwave technology will now join forces from 2019 onwards, creating a mutually beneficial partnership. Read more

Hannover fair: MWI AG and DHBW represent the region together in Research & Technology

From April 23 to 27, 2018, Hanover Fair 2018 – the world’s largest industrial trade fair – once again impressively demonstrated at trade fair stands of the state of Baden-Württemberg (BW) what diversity, performance capabilities and innovative strength companies in the state have to offer. In “Research Hall 2”, Research & Technology theme group, the […]

Film Project: Mobility of the Future

Documentary star Felix Meinhardt banishes the world in breathtaking TV documentaries. His latest project: Meinhardt translates the novel space-firing process of the Baden-Württemberg research company MWI AG into moving and comprehensible images

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“The physical proof has been provided”

Schwarzwälder-Bote 14.12.2017: A technical invention of the Empfingen innovation campus is the microwave ignition of fuel engines. Engineer Armin Gallatz, CEO of campus-based Mwi, talks about the challenges that Empfinger’s invention now faces.

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European Commission gives status “Seal of Excellence”

Brüssel, 28.11.2017

Certificate delivered by the European Commission, as the institution managing Horizon 2020, the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation 2014-2020

The project proposal 804524, MWI:

Make diesel engines clean and economical – Micro Wave Ignition for a
clean and ultra-efficient volume ignition of internal combustion engines

Submitted under the Horizon 2020’s SME instrument phase 2 call H2020-SMEInst-2016-2017 (H2020-SMEINST-2-2016-2017) of 18 October 2017 in the area of SMEInst-10-2016-2017

Small business innovation research for Transport and Smart Cities Mobility by MWI Micro Wave Ignition AG, 72186 Empfingen, Germany, following evaluation by an international panel of independent experts


This proposal is recommended for funding by other sources since Horizon 2020 resources available for this specific Call were already allocated following a competitive ranking.


Seal of excellence Document