INPLAS not only concentrates on competences in these areas but also contributes to develop competences - i.e. by communication and cooperation of the actors.

Therefore experts of the INPLAS member-organisations have meetings in workgroups constantly to deal with the present problems of technology. Competent partners for cooperation on the base of a projects are found rapidly.

INPLAS has been accredited as a network at the federal ministry of economics BMWi since 2005. Since 2012, INPLAS has been a member of the go-cluster project.