The AMA has linked up 70 scientific institutes which are represented by the AMA Science Board. The members of this board are committed scientists from technical and other universities as well as from research institutes.
The AMA Science Board focuses on research and development, vocational and advanced training, AMA conferences and symposiums. It also initiates funding and support programs. The Association bestows the AMA Innovation Award every year for exceptional developments in sensor and measuring technology. The jury, consisting primarily of members of the AMA Science Board, awards prizes for innovative, market-relevant projects in sensor and measuring technology since the year 2000.
The biannual AMA conferences SENSOR and IRS² are renown as international networking platforms for sensor and measuring technology. These conferences offer the extensively international audience of professionals a concentrated exchange of ideas while presenting the latest research results from the pertinent disciplines.