Company

Since 1997, we have been creating solutions for safety-critical systems and software for our international customers in the aerospace, railway and automotive sectors. Our motto “Safety wherever you go” is our creed: with high reliability, we are your competent partner in all sectors where safety is of top priority.

Since 1997, we have been creating solutions for safety-critical systems and software for our international customers in the aerospace, railway and automotive sectors. Our motto “Safety wherever you go” is our creed: with high reliability, we are your competent partner in all sectors where safety is of top priority.

Profit from our years of experience in the following sectors

  • Functional safety
  • Software engineering
  • Test competency
  • Verification and validation as well as
  • Risk analysis and aerospace studies

Depending on the requirements, we may use proven technologies or also innovative high-end developments. Through our comprehensive knowledge of safety critical systems, we develop individual software solutions for you at the highest quality standard.

Profit from our years of experience in the following sectors

  • Functional safety
  • Software engineering
  • Test competency
  • Verification and validation as well as
  • Risk analysis and aerospace studies

Depending on the requirements, we may use proven technologies or also innovative high-end developments. Through our comprehensive knowledge of safety critical systems, we develop individual software solutions for you at the highest quality standard..

FEV Group

Since 2017, etamax space is a subsidiary of the successful FEV Group. The FEV Group, situated in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized service provider for vehicle development. Their range of expertise includes consulting, development and testing innovative vehicle components prior to production.

Hybrid and electric drive systems are gaining more and more importance in vehicle development. The further development of electronic controls as well as the progressive networking and automation of vehicles is additionally being pushed forward.

With the “FEV Testing Solutions” product portfolio, the offer is completed through the production of modern test bench equipment and measuring technology as well as software solutions that contribute to a more efficient development and move significant steps from the street to the test bench or even to simulation.

As a globally active service provider, the FEV offers its customers from the transport sector these services. The FEV Group employs over 6100 highly-qualified specialists in modern, customer-oriented development centers at more than 43 locations on four continents.

Since 2017, etamax space is a subsidiary of the successful FEV Group. The FEV Group, situated in Aachen, Germany, is an internationally recognized service provider for vehicle development. Their range of expertise includes consulting, development and testing innovative vehicle components prior to production.

Hybrid and electric drive systems are gaining more and more importance in vehicle development. The further development of electronic controls as well as the progressive networking and automation of vehicles is additionally being pushed forward.

With the “FEV Testing Solutions” product portfolio, the offer is completed through the production of modern test bench equipment and measuring technology as well as software solutions that contribute to a more efficient development and move significant steps from the street to the test bench or even to the simulation.

As a globally active service provider, the FEV offers its customers from the transport sector these services. The FEV Group employs over 6100 highly-qualified specialists in modern, customer-oriented development centers at more than 43 locations on four continents.

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Our Team

The etamax space team is made up of 50 highly motivated engineers and computer scientists. Our members come from different fields of expertise from geodesy to physics and aerospace. The team is international just as the projects.

The etamax space team is made up of 50 highly motivated engineers and computer scientists. Our members come from different fields of expertise from geodesy to physics and aerospace. The team is international just as the projects.

Ralf Westerkamp
Ralf WesterkampManaging Director

The managing director Ralf Westerkamp is responsible for finances and organization. As the founder, he has been involved with etamax since the beginning. During his freetime, Ralf Westerkamp enjoys the topic of mobility in a very different manner: as an equestrian and private pilot.

Ralf Westerkamp
Ralf WesterkampManaging director

The managing director Ralf Westerkamp is responsible for finances and organization. As the founder, he has been involved with etamax since the beginning. During his freetime, Ralf Westerkamp enjoys the topic of mobility in a very different manner: as an equestrian and private pilot.

Anton Fischer
Anton FischerManaging Director

Anton Fischer, managing director, is responsible for quality management and marketing in addition to sales management. During his freetime, the European football fan is a passionate player and youth trainer.

Anton Fischer
Anton FischerManaging director

Anton Fischer, managing director, is responsible for quality management and marketing in addition to sales management. During his freetime, the European football fan is a passionate player and youth trainer.

Jürgen Ogrzewalla
Jürgen OgrzewallaManaging Director

Jürgen Orgzewalla is responsible for the Electronics & Electrification Business Unit at the FEV Group in Aachen and supports the etamax space GmbH in Braunschweig as a third Managing Director.

Jürgen Ogrzewalla
Jürgen OgrzewallaManaging director

Jürgen Orgzewalla is responsible for the Electronics & Electrification Business Unit at the FEV Group in Aachen and supports the etamax space GmbH in Braunschweig as a third Managing Director.

Miriam Grupe
Miriam GrupeManager Human Ressources

As the head of human resources, Miriam Grupe is the contact for all employees and for those interested in a job. She supports the international team at etamax with everything from work permits to vacation applications. As a passionate motorcycle enthusiast, she likes to travel quickly and as a fan of music, she even organizes an annual open air concert.

Miriam Grupe
Miriam GrupeManager Human Ressources

As the head of human resources, Miriam Grupe is the contact for all employees and for those interested in a job. She supports the international team at etamax with everything from work permits to vacation applications. As a passionate motorcycle enthusiast, she likes to travel quickly and as a fan of music, she even organizes an annual open air concert.

Carsten Butzmühlen
Carsten ButzmühlenChief Engineer Functional Safety

Carsten Butzmühlen is our expert when it comes to the functional safety of systems. The aerospace engineer has years of experience with international projects. His team of engineers works primarily on automotive projects, however, safety-critical systems from other sectors are also followed carefully.

Carsten Butzmühlen
Carsten ButzmühlenChief Engineer Functional Safety

Carsten Butzmühlen is our expert when it comes to the functional safety of systems. The aerospace engineer has years of experience with international projects. His team of engineers works primarily on automotive projects, however, safety-critical systems from other sectors are also followed carefully.

Karl Dietrich Bunte
Karl Dietrich BunteManager Space Environment

Dr. Karl Dietrich Bunte is responsible for the Space Environment department. He covers the core expertise of etamax together with his team. The tasks that are completed under his management range from risk analyses for aerospace missions to the creation of software tools and their licensing and monitoring.

Karl Dietrich Bunte
Karl Dietrich BunteManager Space Environment

Dr. Karl Dietrich Bunte is responsible for the Space Environment department. He covers the core expertise of etamax together with his team. The tasks that are completed under his management range from risk analyses for aerospace missions to the creation of software tools and their licensing and monitoring.

Christoph Polkehn
Christoph PolkehnManager Railway Technology

Christoph Polkehn is our specialist for railway technology. He is a competent contact for railway control technology and other train systems.

Christoph Polkehn
Christoph PolkehnManager Railway Technology

Christoph Polkehn is our specialist for railway technology. He is a competent contact for railway control technology and other train systems.

Berend Semke
Berend SemkeManager Software Competence Center/Ground Segment Software

The experienced software architect Berend Semke supports and controls projects to develop software for our individual customers from the automotive industry. Furthermore, he is also in charge of the Ground Segment Software department which offers support to aerospace companies in software developing and quality assurance.

Berend Semke
Berend SemkeManager Software Competence Center/Ground Segment Software

The experienced software architect Berend Semke supports and controls projects to develop software for our individual customers from the automotive industry. Furthermore, he is also in charge of the Ground Segment Software department which offers support to aerospace companies in software developing and quality assurance.

Moritz Düttmann
Moritz DüttmannManager Embedded Software

With Moritz Düttmann, the embedded software area is managed by a young software engineer with expert knowledge. His international team consists of automotive and aerospace experts who do not shy away from other sectors.

Moritz Düttmann
Moritz DüttmannManager Embedded Software

With Moritz Düttmann, the embedded software area is managed by a young software engineer with expert knowledge. His international team consists of automotive and aerospace experts who do not shy away from other sectors.

Anne Kügler and Anja Dinkelaker

You will find Anne Kügler and Anja Dinkelaker in the secretariat acting as assistants to the management. Both of them provide extensive support to employees in all matters concerning daily business.

Anne Kügler and Anja Dinkelaker

You will find Anne Kügler and Anja Dinkelaker in the secretariat acting as assistants to the management. Both of them provide extensive support to employees in all matters concerning daily business.

Locations

Company Headquarters in Braunschweig

etamax space GmbH can be found in the Lilienthalhaus at Lilienthalplatz 1, 38108 Braunschweig at the research airport.

You can find a map for directions under Contact.

etamax space GmbH can be found in the Lilienthalhaus at Lilienthalplatz 1, 38108 Braunschweig at the research airport.

You can find a map for directions under Contact.

Darmstadt branch

The branch in Darmstadt is extremely close to important customers from the aerospace sector – the office is located in the TIZ, the Center for Technology and Innovation at Robert-Bosch-Straße 7 in Darmstadt.

You can find a map for directions under Contact.

The branch in Darmstadt is extremely close to important customers from the aerospace sector – the office is located in the TIZ, the Center for Technology and Innovation at Robert-Bosch-Straße 7 in Darmstadt.

You can find a map for directions under Contact.

Certifications

Quality management

etamax works according to the quality standard DIN ISO 9001:2015. Det Norske Veritas (DNV) provided the initial certification of the etamax quality management in 2005 and verifies and confirms this annually through an audit.

etamax works according to the quality standard DIN ISO 9001:2015. Det Norske Veritas (DNV) provided the initial certification of the etamax quality management in 2005 and verifies and confirms this annually through an audit.

TISAX

etamax space’s Braunschweig site is registered at the TISAX with the TISAX Scope-ID S6W2KP. Since 2018, we verifiably implement security management that permits handling extremely confidential information.

etamax space’s Braunschweig site is registered at the TISAX with the TISAX Scope-ID S6W2KP.

Since 2018, we verifiably implement security management that permits handling extremely confidential information.

Partners and Networks

Cooperation strengthens the involved partners – etamax acts in accordance to this conviction as member in various cooperations and works together with reliable partners.

Cooperation strengthens the involved partners – etamax acts in accordance to this conviction as member in various cooperations and works together with reliable partners