Who we are

We are a team of IP experts, automotive engineers and strategic advisers committed to making pioneering technologies more visible and usable.

What we do

Our expertise is illustrated in our patent portfolio, developed by our internationally successful and renowned engineers and inventors.

Patents

04.06.2007

DE102007026164A1

Start-Stop and regenerative braking system

Basic patent for Start-Stop systems with UltraCap

17.06.2011

DE102011106626A1

Electrohydraulic actuators

Hydraulic pressure supply in compact design due to integration of motor/spindle drive and hydraulic...

11.04.2013

US10250098B2

Electrohydraulic actuators

Piston pump with motor/spindle drive and one-sided bearing

16.09.2014

WO2015036623A3

Electrohydraulic actuators

Pressure supply unit with double-acting pistons and driven by a motor and spindle drive...

16.03.2016

WO2016146692A1

Electrohydraulic actuators

Further development of the pressure supply unit with outlet valves that connect the dual-action...

21.04.2005

DE102005018649B4

IBS Basics

Basic patent for more modern Brake-By-Wire braking system with pedal feel simulator and PPC/MUX...

21.04.2005

DE102005063659B3

IBS Basics

Basis for the operation of electric brake boosters or 1-Box braking systems for the...

26.04.2006

EP1907253B1

IBS Basics

Basic patent for multiplexing with pressure control using a piston-cylinder system and switch valve

21.11.2005

DE102005055751B4

IBS Basics

Basic patent for high precision and dynamic pressure control using a piston-cylinder system

21.11.2005

DE102005063658

IBS Basics

Basic patent for variable pressure control using a piston-cylinder system for the purpose or...

13.02.2010

US9211874B2

IBS Basics

Basic patent for multiplexing (MUX)

DE112009004636B4

Brake booster

Basic patent for control of an electric brake booster with simple differential movement measurements...

13.02.2009

DE102008049739A1

IBS Basics

Central pressure supply device for braking and various hydraulic actuators (e.g. clutch, damping system,...

30.09.2009

DE102009043484B4

Brake booster

Basic patent for a regenerative braking 2-box system (comprising an electric brake booster and...

15.07.2011

US9278679B2

Brake booster

Basic patent for a safety circuit for blocking drive of a 2-Box system brake...

06.09.2011

US9878697B2

IBS - Automated driving

Basic patent for the serial assembly of an integrated braking system with an auxiliary...

06.09.2011

US9878697B2

X-Boost

Basic patent for the serial assembly of an integrated braking system with an auxiliary...

06.09.2011

US9878697B2

IBS - Automated driving

Diagnostic method to check for weakness in a braking system, in particular the solanoid...

09.01.2012

US20120198959A1

IBS Basics

Procedure for a haptic feedback operation of the brake pedal, in order to communicate...

18.04.2011

DE102011017436A1

IBS Basics

Sensor module as a part of the HCU/ECU unit in terms of cost optimisation

16.09.2014

US10112592B2

IBS - Automated driving

Braking system in serial design with double stroke piston. Double stroke pistons are hydraulically...

20.05.2015

EP3145771B1

IBS - Automated driving

Braking system in parallel design with power supply and master cylinder. Master cylinder without...

13.08.2015

WO2016023995A1

IBS - Automated driving

Braking system in parallel design with power supply and master cylinder without separation valve....

20.04.2016

US10059321B2

IBS - Automated driving

Diagnostic method for detecting failures in electrohydraulic braking systems, in particular incipient failures. Critical...

20.04.2016

US10059321B2

X-Boost

Diagnostic method which can be used in the X-Boost braking system

14.03.2016

WO2016150746A1

IBS - Automated driving

Actuation device of vertical design for a motor vehicle brake

30.12.2015

WO2016146222A2

IBS - Automated driving

Innovative braking system with floating piston-master brake cylinder unit with a new type of...

30.12.2015

WO2016146223A2

IBS - Automated driving

MUX 2.0. pressure control including further development of the 2006 MUX version with 2...

30.12.2015

WO2016146224A1

IBS - Automated driving

Special valve assembly and hydraulic line to the power supply and wheel brake. A...

20.03.2017

WO2017162593A1

IBS - Automated driving

Basic patent for a future actuation unit with a parallel pressure supply device (used...

20.03.2017

WO2017162593A1

X-Boost

Device implemented in X-Boost braking system

04.07.2017

WO2018011021A1

X-Boost

Diagnostic method with piston-cylinder unit to detect leakages

28.06.2018

WO2019002475A1

IBS - Automated driving

Modular unit system with actuation unit on the splashboard and 1 or 2 pressure...

30.08.2017

WO2018233854A1

X-Boost

Basic patent for the innovative X-Boost brake booster system that will be used in...

31.10.2018

WO2019086502A1

IBS - Automated driving

Fail-safe design of the master cylinder with redundant seals

23.06.2004

DE102004030063A1

Double Air Gap Technology

Basis of DAG Technology

08.03.2005

US7683515B2

Double Air Gap Technology

Pre-destined for motors that require low inertia but, at the same time, a compact...

15.07.2006

US7872389B2

Double Air Gap Technology

Motor as an enabler for new MUX technology for highly dynamic pressure control of...

08.11.2007

US8038229B2

Double Air Gap Technology

Highly dynamic motor with high torque density and a degree of efficiency pre-destined for...

14.10.2011

US9541102B2

Other technologies

Actuating device with a power-operated actuator, a first travel sensor for sensing the travel...

12.03.2008

EP2137427B1

Other technologies

Hydraulically supported parking brake

22.12.2008

US8864244B2

Other technologies

Brake system with adaptively controllable brake lining clearance (Zero Drag Brake)

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Inventors

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Clients

The innovation of our inventors are licensed by numerous OEMs and suppliers.

Dr. Petra Simoncic
CEO

“Progress and success are the greatest reward for a visionary idea.”

News & PR

March 2019

Impact of automated driving on future brake systems

The automotive industry faces disruptive changes with the growing importance of automated driving. The authors compare the requirements on passenger car brake systems at increasing SAE levels of driving automation and present a new and innovative electromechanical brake booster solution.

November 2020

IPGATE recieves Innovation Award 2020/2021

IPGATE is thrilled to have been awarded the Swiss Institute for Quality Testing (SIQT) Innovation Award 2020/2021 for its achievements as top innovator in section “Vehicles in General”! We are proud and honored to work with top-of-the-class inventors providing the foundation for our cutting-edge brake systems!

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