The ASC is a joint effort of maxon motor and the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI).


driven by precisionmaxon motor is the worldwide leading provider of high-precision drive systems up to 500 W. For the past 50 years, we have focused on customer-specific solutions, quality and innovation. As a result, our modular product range has constantly been expanded. Worldwide, maxon motor has more than 2000 employees. Sales companies in 40 countries ensures local, competent customer service. maxon motor has production sites at the headquarters in Switzerland, as well as in Germany and Hungary. Numerous companies from various industries count on drive systems of maxon motor for their mission-critical applications. Our drive systems can be found wherever precision and reliability have top priority.



DFKI-Logo_englThe German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) was founded in 1988 and has research facilities in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen and a project office in Berlin. In the field of innovative commercial software technology using Artificial Intelligence, DFKI is the leading research center in Germany.

Based on application oriented basic research DFKI develops product functions, prototypes and patentable solutions in the field of information and communication technology. Research and development projects are conducted in fourteen research departments and research groups, ten competence centers and five living labs. Funding is received from government agencies like the European Union, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), the German Federal States and the German Research Foundation (DFG) as well as from cooperation with industrial partners.