BIBA – Bremer Institut fur Produktion und Logistik GmbH is a private non-profit research institute focused on engineering science. BIBA carries out applied and contract research for relevant industries like logistics, automotive, aviation and wind energy. The institute offers technical and organizational solutions for problems from various areas of production, product development, logistics and other related disciplines. Since its foundation in 1981, BIBA has become one of the most internationally renowned research institutes in its field in Germany, with more than 25 years of EC framework programme experience, complemented by funding from regional and national RTD projects.