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Materials Technology with Passion

Materials are the key enabler for innovative and resource efficient products. Matplus experts develop industrial material technologies - from the idea to the finished semi-finished product – as part of their daily work. Their successful operations rely on advanced systems for material simulation and material property databases – which are now available also for customers: EDA® the leading solution for materials engineering and beyond.

EDA® enables seamless integration of data management, modelling and knowledge management.

More than Material Reference Data

✓ Material Optimization:
Explorative data analysis of JMatPro® calculations and materials testing

✓ Test Data Management: Consolidate and evaluate demanding test data from different sources

✓ Material Models: Create and fit models for Plasticity, Fatigue, Damage – ready to be used in CAE downstream applications

✓ Knowledge Management: Integrate reference data, own test data, documents and reports to your “single source of enterprise materials knowledge”

Designed for Materials Engineering

EDA® was designed to support and accelerate materials engineering processes. The core is a flexible and extendable data management in combination with configurable rich functionality for processing, evaluation and visualization of data. It is the cloud-enabled end-to-end solution for the entire lifecycle of materials information. Interfaces to test machines, CAE- and CAD systems and other enterprise software can be configured.

Why Materials Information Management using EDA®?

Customer voices

“We decided to upgrade to Matplus EDA® and now benefit from extended capabilities”

Dr. Thomas Witulski, head of materials and processes at Otto Fuchs KG

“Using EDA® we reach our goals much faster thanks to better evaluable data”

Dr. Walter Berger, CEO at voestalpine Research Service

How Can EDA® help you to generate business value?

Improve Quality

of products and processes, create sustainable products

Decrease Time

for processing of inquiries and quality management

Lower Costs

by managing complexity, alloying & energy costs

Test Data and Material Models

EDA covers the entire workflow from test data to parametrization of different constitutive equations, e.g. for plasticity models. Such material models can then be exported to CAE downstream applications, like Abaqus, LS-Dyna and more.


High Throughput Calculations

High Throughput Calculations using EDA® in combination with JMatPro® and Matcalc® can be used to invent new alloys, to stabilize production processes, to find the most robust variant within the wide span of a materials designation, etc.


EDA® is the future

proof next generation system -
on premises and in the cloud


EDA® stores all data in an industry standard data format (JSON) – no proprietary formats


EDA® is a scalable solution using state-of-the-art micro-services (Docker) for integration into any environment


EDA® uses mature, free and open source software components – designed to be extended by customers

Selected features and properties are :

  • Import and export of data from different sources, e.g. xls, csv, JSON
  • Visualization through 2D / 3D graphics, tabular comparisons
  • Unit conversion, unit-neutral storage of content
  • Support for complex data types, such as multidimensional fields
  • Free definition of different views on the data
  • Multilingualism at all levels (metadata and data content)
  • Advanced wiki system with equations (MathJax), data integration, bibliographies
  • Integrated management of bibliographies
  • Import and full-text indexing of files, e.g. PDF and Office, using Elasticsearch
  • Reportwriting with configurable templates in LaTeX quality
  • Extensibility in the Python language, use of all scientific-technical Python libraries

EDA for JMatPro (JM)

EDA®JM offers extended possibilities for material development using JMatPro.

EDA for Materials Modeling (MM)

EDA®MM supports the materials modeling by processing of test data.

EDA for Materials Knowledge Management (KI)

EDA® KI offers a unique integrated knowledge management system consisting of data, models and texts.

EDA for data transfer (DX)

EDA® DX supports the documentation and evaluation of test data and certificates

EDA for management of base data (DM)

EDA® DM provides companies with a central material data management system.


The foundation for material data and their processing.