The ILK Dresden is an independent and free research enterprise with the legal status of a non-profit limited liability company.
With its staff of 140, the ILK Dresden conducts industry-related research, development and technology transfer in the wide range of air handling and refrigeration technologies and their applications including related scientific and technical fields, such as
The ILK Dresden works as a commercial research & development company for all interested businesses and institutions of the related and applied branches as well as for the supplying industries.
The total service portfolio of the ILK comprises:
The ILK Dresden is structured into main departments. These departments comprise different fields of technology, which are subdivided into technical departments and working groups.
The ILK main department Refrigeration and Heat Pumps researches and develops energy-efficient and innovative refrigeration technologies and refrigerating equipment for industry and for appliers in a wide range of temperature, starting at deep cooling and freezing up to AC refrigeration and heat pump technology.
Technologies of refrigeration storage and transport as well as food cold chain are major components of ILK`s work.