Who we are

Who we are

About Us

iDeas GmbH is a spin-off from the iMSL (intelligent Material System Lab).

Our team at iDeas is engaged in the development of novel systems based on intelligent materials, in particular dielectric elastomers. The spectrum ranges from proof-of-concept studies and feasibility analyses to series solutions and series production with and for our customers.

iDeas develops and produces what is needed in the customer system.

Prof. Dr. Ing. Stefan Seelecke is chair of the iMSL (intelligent Material Systems Lab) at the University of Saarbrücken. Mr. Jens Preetz, Dipl.-Ing.(FH) has been working in the industry in the field of actuators and valves for more than 20 years. Together they are the current shareholders of iDeas GmbH.

The team around iDeas GmbH are specialists who have been working for years on system integration and manufacturing of actuators and sensors or subsystems made of dielectric elastomers.

Our services

Driven By Our Strong Company Values

Our motivation is to offer creative and enthusiastic people a sustainable working environment for their further development and to convey joy, fun and professionalism. Our joint coaching and mentoring aims to explore problems and develop excellent and innovative solutions, so that the people working at iDeas are empowered to develop their skills in a lively team environment.


Along industry standards and ISO9001 or IATF16949 we develop YOUR DE system within the framework of your processes and requirements

Green and Sustainable

This technology makes it possible to build highly energy-efficient systems that do not heat up and waste energy, even in continuous, proportional applications.


Our specialists have specialized knowledge of intelligent materials and systems, and are seasoned professionals with decades of experience in the industry.


From the start, in lean and agile processes with our customers. Whether store floor management, 5S, Scrum, Lean Management, Lean Production. We have the professionals at iDeas who have been practicing this for years.

Be the first

The first in the market has the market. We are your partner. Let us be the first in your market together.

Customer Focus

Customer is king and customer added value and satisfaction are the key to success. We know this and live it.