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Nanotechnology companies in Germany

Nanomaterial Suppliers
ABCR supplies speciality chemicals, including nanomaterials, to pharmaceutical, chemical and material science oriented companies worldwide.
Buhler PARTEC offers its customers various tailor-made products. In these customized products, the nanoparticle suspensions and production processes are matched specifically to the customer's product.
Large scale producer of carbon nanotubes.
Manufactures silver nanoparticles for antimicrobial agents and coatings.
The main expertise of CAN GmbH is the production of various nanoscaled materials like fluorescent, magnetic and catalytically-active nanocrystals. These products are marketed under the brand CANdots and are dispersible in polar or unpolar media readily available for applications in research and industry.
Producer of nanoparticles for various applications across industries.
Develops and produces carbon nanomaterials (tubes and fibers) as well as graphite specialities.
Manufacturer of nanopowders.
Manufacturer of nanoparticles and fullerenes.
micromod Partikeltechnologie GmbH develops and produces particles with functional properties for biochemical applications. Current particle applications make high demands on functionality and quality in view of substrate fixation, separation and detection. In order to fulfill these demands, micromod offers a large assortment of nano- and microparticles listed in more than 1000 catalogue items.
Development, manufacture, surface functionalization, and characterization of many types of polymer micro- and nanoparticles.
NanoCompound is specialized in the development and production of singular nano-compounds such as fullerenes.
A provider of porous, nanocrystalline materials.
Organic metal, a conductive polymer, is supplied as nanodispersions for lacquers, paints and blends.
The company manufactures custom nanoparticle dispersions and also provides nanoparticle coating for metallic products, for instance for medical instruments.
German-based manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of industrial nanomaterials and nanotechnology-based medical devices.
Supplier of carbon nanotubes, nanofibers and nanoparticles.
Specialized on nanosilver production.
Manufactures nanoparticles and nano-coatings.
Wacker is a a globally operating chemical company. The firm's polymer group has a research and development focus on nanopartices.
Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine Companies
Serendip develops solutions and processes that combine advanced technology with environmental compatibility, providing high added value for manufacturers of creams, gels, lotions and ointments in the life sciences sector.
Develops in-vitro models of cell and tissue systems. They simulate the transport of substances and formulations across biological barriers, from which conclusions regarding permeability and absorption can be drawn.
Develops and manufactures micelle-like nanoparticulate encapsulation technology for applications in food, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.
The company is a service partner for all aspects of oligonucleotides. It developed and produced the world's first and only translucent orthodontic systems using novel nanotechnology polymer composite products.
Biontex specializes in the field of transfection technology, the delivery of genes or DNA to eukaryotic cells.
Develops nanotechnology-based advanced drug delivery carriers, medical devices and diagnostic particles.
Chemicell develops and produces innovative bioseparation- gene transfection and detection systems based on magnetic nano- and microparticles.
Cytocentrics AG is a biotechnology company applying its ion channel expertise to support the pharmaceutical industry in the drug discovery process.
Serving as a contract research organization, Endotherm Life Science Molecules is a provider of medicinally relevant compounds for the discovery and development of novel small molecule drugs. The product range includes focused compound libraries, building blocks and reagents for the development of biochemical assays (fluorescent and bioluminescent dyes).
A technology and service provider for specialized research in synthetic biology and related disciplines including the generation of new biomaterials for micro and nanofabrication processes, microelectronics, membranes, and catalytic surfaces.
Genovoxx is developing a technology for the massively parallel sequencing by synthesis of nucleic acids. This technology enables the sequencing of many millions of nucleic acids molecules in parallel format at the single molecule level.
The company applies nanoscale solid phase organic synthesis in the preparation of its high density chemical microarrays for drug discovery.
(German language site) The company is a Contract Research Organisation for the development and improvement of advanced cell culture systems for industrial drug screening applications, biomaterial testing and pharma-toxicological research.
Primary goals of the company are the development and the establishment of innovative bioinstrumentation based on Femtosecond Laser Technology for biotechnology, cell biology and medicine, e.g. nanoprocessing with femtosecond near infrared laser pulses.
Provides integrated systems for nanotechnology-based cancer therapy.
MagnaMedics is active in the field of developing and commercializing Nano tools and systems for Life Science Research, analytical laboratories, medical diagnostics and therapies.
The main focus of our company is the development of precision scientific measuring instrumentation and equipment for research groups at universities and for the pharmaceutical industry, in the field of electrophysiology. MCS products reduce the labor intensive measuring and analyzing processes through miniaturization and automation.
Develops complete surface solutions for medical implants based on bionanotechnology.
Nanolytik is a life sciences company that develops, manufactures and commercializes analytic and diagnostic tools.
NanoTemper Technologies GmbH, a Spin-Off of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, was founded in May 2008 in order to provide analytical services to pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology and research institues.
nanoTools provides monoclonal and polyclonal antibody development services and products. Besides providing individually tailored custom solutions, the company develops, manufactures and markets phosphorylation and modification - state specific monoclonal antibodies and other innovative reagents for Signal Transduction and Alzheimer research, high throughput screening (HTS) and proteomics.
(German language site) The company develops and produces thin film coatings (approx. 100 nm) for medical instruments and devices.
The company manufactures custom nanoparticle dispersions and also provides nanoparticle coating for metallic products, for instance for medical instruments.
A provider of innovative technologies and products for preanalytical sample preparation and molecular diagnostics solutions such as the HiLight Array System that uses Resonance Light Scattering (RLS), a technology based on the optical light scattering properties of nano-sized metal colloid particles.
The company is developing a novel immunotherapy for cancer. It uses synthetic shells of Polyoma viruses as transportation vehicles for active agents vaccines.
Offers new culture and exposure systems for in vitro studies of gases or complex mixtures. The VITROCELL modules offer new possibilities for the characterization of the effects of airborne substances such as gases nanoparticles and complex mixtures.
The company develops Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) biosensors to analyze macromolecular interactions in real-time and label-free.
Surface functionalization by methods of micro- and nanopatterning become more and more important in many applications of the life science sector. Zell-Kontakt GmbH develops and improves polymer and glass products in the areas analytics, applied pharmaceutical research and functional genomics.
Nanotechnology Products, Applications & Instruments Companies
A provider of deposition equipment to the semiconductor industry such as Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD), Atomic Vapor Deposition (AVD) and Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD).
AIXUV supplies customers with highest quality and state of the art sources, components and competence they demand for using Extreme Ultraviolet photons at their own laboratory.
Develops and manufactures nanofabication applications and products such as nanoimprint lithography and nanoscale CMOS prototyping.
AnalytikJena is a specialist in the field of optical spectroscopy and elemental analytics. Building on this experience and successes, Analytik Jena increasingly uses its knowledge to solve bioanalytical problems and brings its core competence to bear in this area.
Develops and distributes instrumentation for surface science (AFM, STM).
Develops and supplies software, hardware and measurement as well as optimization services, which have a relation to surface mechanics. The activities are especially focused on thin coatings in the range from some micrometers down to a few nanometers.
Atotech is one of the world's leading suppliers of integrated production systems, chemistry and equipment for decorative and functional electroplating, semiconductor and printed circuit board manufacturing.
Develops, manufactures, and distributes a new type of nanopositioning system for nanoscopy (SPM), nanotooling (probe stations) and nanopositioning (positioners).
Aurion's Plasma Systems division offers complete systems for plasma assisted surface treatment, that means for surface cleaning and surface modification as well as coating and etching (PVD, PECVD, RIE, Microwave).
Applied X-ray Optics and High Precision Deposition - develops and applies various high precision deposition techniques for the production of nanometer single and multilayers showing sub-nanometer precision.
Buhler PARTEC offers its customers various tailor-made products. In these customized products, the nanoparticle suspensions and production processes are matched specifically to the customer's product.
Applies nanotechnology across several product areas such as cosmetics where the companysupplies UV absorbers based on nanoparticulate zinc oxide and titanium dioxide; binders for facade coatings where inorganic nanoparticles are homogeneously incorporated into organic polymer particles of water-based dispersions; and plastics with nanoadditive which improves flowability during production.
Bioni's core business is the development, production and marketing of coatings to enhance the walls, facades and roofs of all manner of buildings. Based upon the latest scientific findings in nanotechnology and together with the researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology, Bioni has developed an effective nano-filler combination, which when used in both interior and facade paints, permanently prevents the formation of mould, bacteria and algae.
The company's core competence is the selective modification of glass by generating metal nanoellipsoids inside the glass material.Boraglas develops and commercializes laser-based nanotechnologies especially for glass material which is applied for the manufacturing of nanotechnology products.
Offers X-ray diffraction and scattering instruments for nanomaterial research.
Manufactures nanoparticle additives for use in the production of coatings, printing inks and plastics to optimize the production process and to improve the quality of the final product.
Develops and manufactures E-Beam systems for nanoscale analysis and patterning.
The company distributes 'Liquid Glass' nanocoating products for surface protection applications.
CemeCon is one of the most successful companies globally specializing in state-of-the-art coating solutions for cutting tools and components. CemeCon is offering a comprehensive variety of services at highest level.
Centrosolar Glas is the first glass finisher in the world with fully integrated, automatic batch production of solar glass. It incorporates the processes of trimming, edge processing, coating, tempering and packing to customer-specific requirements. The anti-reflective coating (CENTROSOL HiT) is applied in clean-room conditions using coating facilities developed by Centrosolar Glas itself. Both the reflection colour and the maximum transmission wavelength of the nanocoating can be adjusted on request.
The company develops and sells a series of acrylate nanocomposite coatings under the trade name CETOSIL that contain up to 30% of nano-sized silica. The use of special surface grafted silica nanoparticles ensures the transparency and low viscosity of the coatings.
Production, research, development and sale of nanotechnical surface coatings, nano powders, additives, anti-bacterial nanocoatings, and nanomaterials for surface modification.
CODIXX is a manufacturer of optical polarizers for the infrared, the visible and UV spectral range. The company has developed its colorPol technology for doping of sodium silicate glass with prolate silver nanoparticles.
Confovis confocal measurement systems provide fast and non-contact analysis of roughness, microgeometry, topology and more down to the nanometre range for quality control and process optimization in industry and research.
Develops and provides systems, processes, materials, equipment as well as wear and tear parts for PVD & CVD thin-film and sputter applications. The thickness of these coatings is in the range of a few nanometers, depending on the application.
Degussa is a leading specialty chemicals company. They see nanotechnology as an opportunity to develop new products and efficient solutions that are vital to improve environmental protection, health and product quality.
The company's focus is development, fabrication, sales and distribution, and service of vacuum equipment and components, and facilities for micro- and nanotechnology based on ion and electron beam techniques.
ELEKTROFORM specializes in electroplating and electroforming with nickel. The company's services include the electrodeposition of High Grade Nickel, MIKRO-Nickel™, Bright Nickel, Nickel-Silicon-Carbide (ElNiSil), Nickel-Cobalt, Nickel-Cobalt-Silicon-Carbide and Nickel-Phosphorus.
Develops and produces value-added nanoproducts for global markets - special materials, components and parts using chemical nanotechnology.
Manufactures a nano-polymer coating under the brand name Nanotol.
FOCUS GmbH offers a wide range of equipment in the field of surface analysis. The company develops, manufactures and distributes evaporators, electron excitation sources, electron energy analysers and electron microscopes. In addition, they offer the development of customer specified surface science equipment and prototyping.
Manufacturers of laboratory instruments. Provides planetary mills for a broad range of applications and suited for loss-free grinding down to a fineness as small as 100 nm as well as laser particle sizers for rapid, automatic particle size and shape analysis in a measuring range of 0.01 - 2000 micrometers.
GaLa Instrumente GmbH offers inexpensive table top plasma instruments. They can be used as a plasma cleaner, plasma etcher, plasma asher, plasma coater or for plasma surface modification - all in one instrument. Plasma treatment will improve polymer analysis, wetability problems, painting/coating of plastics, gluing results and clean surfaces from carbon, grease and oil.
A provider of software for optimization of micro- and nanostructure fabrication processes focusing on e-beam direct write.
Grimm Aerosol Technik GmbH is a leading European manufacturer for accurate and reliable instruments for measuring airborne nanoparticles.
GXC Coatings GmbH (GXC) applies funtional coatings based on nanotechnology to glass and polymer substrates. Applications of such coatings are in automotive, optics, microtechnology, sensors, safety, instrument covers, windows and glazing.
Using an innovative, modified sol-gel-process, the company manufactures spherical nanoparticles enabling the production of nanocomposite materials for coatings with unprecedented combinations of properties - and on an industrial scale.
Design, development and manufacturing of Laser Lithography systems, for photomask making and direct writing for applications includeing micro and nanotechnology.
Heliatek is engaged in the development and production of organic solar cells.
Hemoteq designs and manufactures nanocoatings.
As part of its industrial surface treatment solutions Henkel offers nanotechnology-based conversion coating for metals.
Ultrasonic equipment for the dispersing and deagglomeration of nanopowders into liquids.
The company develops nanofibrous filtration material.
Using their patented nano-CFC coating technology, Holmenkol improves the functionality of products like ski wax, waterproof textiles etc.
Incoatec produces ultra precise thin films according to client-specific requirements.
Conducts R&D in using carbon nanotubes for advanced electronics devices such as CNT transistors.
The company's patented Multibore ultrafiltration membrane consists of 20 nanometer sized pores.
Develops Semiconductor Quantum Dot Technology, offering epitaxial wafers, laser chips and fiber coupled modules with unique properties for various applications.
INNOWEP GmbH is specialized in manufacturing of measuring and testing equipment. The major competences of the company include measuring of very complex nano-, micro- and macrogeometries, abrasion, scratch resistance, wear, haptics, microtribology, microfriction, continuous elasticity, roughness, topography, structure and dimension.
The company fabricates extremely small in size (5 microns and smaller), micro-forceps for 3-dimensional handling of nano-objects with sizes ranging from nanometers to 1 micron. The nano-gripper can be used in almost every microscope. By using nano-grippers, every microscope could be transformed into a nanotechnological processing unit. This processing unit is able to create a variety of operations: pick up and place, pull, turn, bend, move, prepare, cut, integrate into the system the micro-and nano-objects, which previously could be only observed.
(Site mostly in German) Develops and produces chemical nanotechnology products such as nanobinders and nanostructured surfaces.
The technology of InovisCoat GmbH originally stems from the photographic industry and is used in the life sciences, material sciences and nanotechnology areas. With it, coatings of up to ten individual layers can be manufactured. These extremely precise Multicoatings are used among other things, in photographic products, security systems, scratchproof displays and in the area of drug delivery products (e.g. active ingredient patches).
Innovative ion beam technology for surface analysis.
Manufactures nanoparticle-based coatings, lubricants and filters for industrial use.
iX-factory is known for its expertise in the manufacturing of components in the area of MEMS and microfluidics for your customised solutions. Our experts support you with their in-depth knowledge in the conception and fabrication of highly qualitative microchips adapted to your individual requirements. iX-factory supports you with the following services: personal expert advice, fabrication and project work, MEMS Foundry Service and the world around the chip.
Offers innovative photonic solutions by combining new design strategies, micro- and nanotechnology, precision machining and conventional optics fabrication technology.
Scanning probe technology for soft matter, life scciences and nanobiotechnology.
Specialty developments for high precision micro and nano microscopy systems.
Process and positioning systems with nanoscale precision capabilities.
Develops and manufactures nanomanipulation and probing products.
Systems and instruments for nanoengineering and fabrication.
Kolbenschmidt Pierburg AG is the parent company of Rheinmetall's Automotive sector. The company's KS Gleitlager division is a specialist in high-precision sliding elements for engine components and has developed a nanocoating system called NANOFRIKS.
The company develops and manufactures scientific instruments including software components for molecular modelling - Mesoscopic Simulation, Molecular Mechanics Simulations, Quantum-Mechanic Simulations and Quantitative- Structure- Activity(Property) Relationship.
Krause Maschinenbau GmbH is a technology developement, mechnical engineering and license marketing company in the field of low energy and nanoscale reduction technology.
The L.U.M. GmbH is one of the leading producers for analytical devices for dispersion analysis and particle characterization.
A specialty chemicals group that develops nanocomposites and nanoadditives like its Nanoprene high-performance rubber additive.
A major provider of in-situ optical sensors for research and production thin-film applications.
A designer and producer of innovative high-tech precision optics systems for the analysis of micro and nanostructures.
As one of the world leaders in thin film technology, Leybold Optics is developing and manufacturing vacuum deposition equipment for a broad range of applications.
A manufacturer of sophisticated optical systems including nanopositioning systems.
Supplies SPM/AFM, nanolithography and nanomanipulator instruments.
The company provides solutions for cleanrooms in the fields of photovoltaic, semiconductor and MEMS equipment.
The company develops nanocrystalline alloys for power electronics.
The company's business unit Photoresists and Nanotechnology conducts fabrication and research and development of positive and negative tone photoresists and polymers for Nanoimprint Lithography.
The company develops and manufactures precision tools for micro and nanoscale fabrication.
The company develops methods for the production of nano- and microparticles in microjet reactors.
n-tec provides surface and coating solutions with nanotechnology.
nAmbition is a nanotechnology system house specializing in solutions in the field of life sciences with a focus on force spectroscopy on the basis of atomic force microscopy.
Nano Surface Solutions offers high technology coatings/sealings made for the industrial as well as the commercial sector.
Nanotech coatings for metal surfaces.
Nano-Care AG has been one of the most influential nanotechnology companies in Germany for years. The foundation of our corporate activities is the development of functional surface coating systems as well as all pertinent services.
Develops and produces customized materials, such as coatings, in the field of chemical nanotechnology with multi-functional properties.
Supplier of AFM cantilevers , calibration gratings, and other products for nanotechnology.
Nanofilm develops, manufactures, and distributes imaging ellipsometer and other surface analysis instrumentation and accessories for analysis of surfaces in materials research, biochips, flat panel displays, Langmuir-Blodgett films and several other fields.
Nanofilm develops, manufactures, and distributes imaging ellipsometer and other surface analysis instrumentation & accessories for analysis of surfaces in materials research, biochips, flat panel displays, Langmuir-Blodgett films and several other fields.
The core components of the NanoFocus systems are process-related optical surface measurement procedures in the micro- and nanometer range.
Specialized in the production of optical coatings for high quality optics in industry and science: Mirrors and filters for high power lasers, steep and narrowband filters for analysis and communications and group-velocity compensating mirrors for ultrashortpulse lasers are some of our prominent products.
Develops and manufactures nanometrology tools for the semiconductor industry.
Nanoplus was founded in 1998 as a spin-off from the department of Technical Physics at Würzburg University to transfer research results into applications and products with a specialization in optoelectronics devices and customer specific micro- and nanostructuring.
Manufactures SiO2 nano layer surface coatings.
Develops nanotech surface sealing products.
Develops and manufactures nanostructures surface coatings.
The company uses nanotechnology to develop and produce innovative high-technology additives that give completely new combinations of properties to a wide range of polymer substances.
Nanoscribe develops compact and easy-to-operate table-top laser lithography systems, allowing for true three-dimensional nanostructures in commercially available photoresists. Furthermore, the company offers the service of producing samples specially designed for the needs of the customer, including also the conversion or inversion of 3D structures into SiO2 and Si, as well as writing into different photoactive materials, such as chalcogenide glasses.
Offers a wide range of diamond like AFM tips.
Develops and manufactures sensors for micro- und nanoanalysis.
Nano-grinding instruments.
Software for the simulation of electronic and optoelectronic semiconductor nano devices and materials.
Novaled is active in the field of small molecule organic LEDs and is a leader in highly efficient long lifetime organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs).
(German language site) Develops and produces nanoparticulate coatings predominantly for metal surfaces.
Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum offers a wide range of advanced vacuum solutions for use in manufacturing and analytical processes, as well as for research purposes. The company's core capabilities centre on the development of application and customer specific systems for the creation of vacuum and extraction of process gases.
A system solution provider in microscopy the company develops and manufactures TEM, SEM and scanning probe tips using electro beams positioned with nano precision.
A supplier of solutions for analytic requirements under UHV-conditions in the fields of surface science and nanotechnology.
Omodo develops the 'Zelfo' material, a nanofibre bonding technology that delivers an economic, adaptable and sustainable solution in a commercial world.
Organic metal, a conductive polymer, is supplied as nanodispersions for lacquers, paints and blends.
Develops and manufactures nanopositioning systems.
Palas develops and builds aerosol generators, particle measuring devices with nanometer range capability, dilution systems and complete filter test rigs.
The company is a specialist in the field of coating technologies, including nanocoatings.
Particle Metrix supplies instruments and services for particle characterisation and dispersion stability analysis. The focus is on small particles starting from 1 nm upwards or, from nano- and micro - particle dispersions to powders in the µm to mm range. The portfolio of instruments and services is based on own particle charge analysers and particle size and shape analysers from Microtrac Inc. and Occhio S.a.r.l.
Manufacturing processes or solar cells, semiconductors, DVDs and thermally insulated glass, as well as for coating high-stress mechanical tools or eyeglasses represent only a few examples of applications for vacuum technology. Vacuum also plays a major role in research & development and environmental technology, as well as in the analytical and automotive industries. For Pfeiffer Vacuum, a leading manufacturer of components and systems for vacuum generation, measurement and analysis, this results in a steady stream of new applications and markets that offer high growth potential.
Phoenix|x-ray is a leading manufacturer of high-resolution 2D X-ray inspection systems and 3D computed tomography systems.
Manufacturer of Nanopositioning and Scanning Stages for Bio/Nanotechnology, 3D Imaging, High-Resolution Microscopy and Surface Metrology/Materials Research.
PicoQuant develops time-resolved electro-optical instrumentation and systems and is a leading company in the field of picosecond diode lasers and time-resolved fluorescence systems.
Development, design and engineering of piezo, piezo electrical actuator based positioning systems for micro- and nanopositioning and nano-automation.
The many uses of PolyAn's Molecular Surface Engineering (MSE) products range from the first high-throughput synthetic biochips over the biocompatibility of implants to the new, highly selective membranes for the petrochemical industry.
Distributor for surface and particle analysis instruments.
The company's product portfolio ranges from solar cells, crystalline and thin film solar modules to turnkey photovoltaic systems.
Qimonda is a leading global memory supplier with a broad diversified DRAM product portfolio. The company conducts active research in nanoelectronics.
Manufactures e-beam lithography and nanoengineering instruments.
The company is an independent validation, parts cleanliness, and method development testing lab. rap.ID applies the latest automated particle identification and characterization technolgies to foreign particle dilemmas to quickly solve or avoid regulatory issues.
Retsch Technology develops and sells state-of-the-art optical measuring systems for particle characterization. The products cover a wide measuring range from 1 nm to 30 mm and allow for the analysis of 1) Particle size of colloidal materials, emulsions, suspensions, dispersions, powders and granulates and 2) Particle shape of powders and granulates.
The company develops nanomaterials for wear-resistant surface coatings and friction-related pocesses.
Riegler & Kirstein is a company devoted to the design of Langmuir troughs and layer-by-layer deposition (self-assembly) devices for use in the scientific field of monolayers and Langmuir-Blodgett research.
Roth & Rau AG is by market share one of the world's leading suppliers of plasma process systems for the photovoltaics industry. The company also supplies components and process systems based on plasma and ion beam technology for other sectors.
Manufactures additives and catalysts with Titanium dioxide and barium sulfate nanoparticles.
The company's core competence is in applied chemical nanotechnology for additives and coatings in medicine, medical techniques, life science, hygiene, cosmetics and food.
Distributor for surface and particle analysis instruments.
The company manufactures ZERODUR, an inorganic, non-porous glass ceramic, characterized by a phase of evenly distributed nano-crystals within a residual glass phase. ZERODUR contains about 70-78 weight percent crystalline phase with a high quartz structure. This crystalline phase has a negative linear thermal expansion, while that of the glass phase is positive. The crystals have an average size of about 50 nm.
SENTECH Instruments develops, manufactures and sells advanced quality instrumentation for Thin Film Metrology (reflectometer, ellipsometer, spectroscopic ellipsometer) and Plasma Process Technology (plasma etcher, plasma deposition systems).
Siemens conducts nanotechnology research in various areas such as medical technologies, nanoelectronics, coatings and materials.
Develops and manufactures nano positioning and measurement instruments.
The product range stretches from micro- and nanopositioners to sophisticated steering and control systems and includes end-effectors and tools for the micro- and nanoworld.
A member of the AMETEK Materials Analysis Division, SPECTRO is one of the worldwide leading suppliers of analytical instruments, employing optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry technology, used for the elemental analysis of materials in industry, research and academia.
The company develops, produces and provides innovative, high performance, and reliable state of the art instruments for surface analysis for research, development, and manufacturing.
Develops and manufactures powder and single crystal diffractometer systems as well as control and evaluation software for crystallographers, solid state chemists and pharmacists.
Struers is the world's leading manufacturer of equipment and consumables for materialographic surface preparation of solid materials.
Distributes nanometrology instrumentation.
Equipment provider for MEMS and NEMS processing and testing.
The company has expertise in synthesizing nanoparticles and uses nanotechnology to develop new materials such as coatings and biocomposites.
Develops and manufactures instruments for particle size analysis in laboratory environment and production processes.
Manufactures nanoparticles and nano-coatings.
Develop and manufactures SPM probe tips, characterizers and a variety of silicon based 3D-MEMS components.
Manufactures micro and nano structured products for many different high-tech applications such as display technology, micro-optics, micro-electronics/semiconductors, biotechnology, fluid technology and micro actuator technology.
A leading developer and manufacturer of state-of-the-art instruments for scanning probe microscopy.
ISOPAD is currently supplying custom design leading edge radiant heaters for use in CVD/PVD vacuum appplications. Customers include the major suppliers of OEM equipment to the Semiconductor, LCD and Photovoltaic industries where close control and reliable solutions for thin and thick film depoition are required.
The company manufactures amorphous and nanocrystalline materials.
VeriCold Technologies is specialized in cutting-edge X-ray spectroscopy and cooling solutions. Driven by innovative markets (semiconductor, biotechnology and nanotechnology) VeriCold's technology is a key-enabler for new processes in manufacturing, quality control and research.
The company specializes mainly in systems for the conveying, dosing, application, filling and emptying of medium-high viscosity media including nanosuspensions.
VisiTec specializes in vacuum technology and in non-destructive analysis and develops and produces MIRA, the Large Chamber Scanning Electron Microscopes (LC-SEM).
Vistec Semiconductor Systems' innovative product portfolio includes inspection systems, defect detection and classification, metrology systems for mask and wafer manufacturing. The electron beam systems are used for microchip production and integrated optics as well as for scientific and commercial research.
A manufacturer of high performance instrumentation for scientific and industrial applications focused on new solutions for Optical and Scanning Probe Microscopy: SNOM (NSOM), Confocal Raman Microscopy, AFM, SPM, PFM.
Manufactures nano-emulsions for cosmetic applications.
The company develops and produces high speed pattern generators and other components for electron beam lithography, ion beam patterning fabrication and dual EB-FIB systems.
The company develops various chemistry based nanotechnology enhanced products for industrial and automotive applications.
The aim of XTREME technologies is the development, manufacturing, marketing and service of high power EUV sources for lithography and related applications in close cooperation with our parent companies. Extreme Ultra-Violet (EUV) lithography is the technology of choice to meet the needs of semiconductor industry in 2009 and beyond.
Nanotechnology Services & Intermediaries
The Company carries out research and development for the practical application of various products in the area of nanotechnology.
AQura is a competence center for chemical, physical-chemical and biochemical analysis as well as safety testing. Services include molecular spectroscopy and AFM-based nano-indentation surface analysis.
CAN offers contract research and development services in the area of chemical nanotechnology and nanoparticle synthesis. The company claims broad expertise in the production of various nanoparticulate and nanocomposite materials, encapsulation of active ingredients as well as development of nanoparticle-based biological and medical markers.
A joint initiative by BASF and the TechnologieZentrum Ludwigshafen (TZL) to offer full service start-up support to new companies in the areas of chemistry, nanotechnology, new materials, bio-technology and process and analytical technology.
(website in German) Develops and manufactures specialty chemicals for innovative applications as contract solution provider.
Provides integrated services on a one-stop basis in all aspects of high-tech construction and production plants - from consultation, planning, construction through to operation and modernization. Focused on clean room technology for the electronic, solar, pharmaceutical, chemical, biotechnological and food-processing industries, research in the production of clean room components, construction technology as well as facility management.
Surface analysis services.
NanoConsulting offers services in all questions related to nano- technology, in special nanomaterials. These services include studies on the application and the potential of these technologies in the framework and under the constraints of your company.
Nanotechnology contract R&D and analytical and measurement services.
Develops and commercializes nanotechnology IP.
NanoProfile offers its customers competent technical advice in the field of polymeric composites. Although the comany's expertise is specifically focused on automotive applications it also covers all fields of mechanical engineering in which high performance meachnical properties, optimum thermal and chemical resistance, highest wear resistance or minimum friction are required.
A listed nanotechnology investment company in Germany.
An R&D company specialized in bio- and nanotechnology.
SGS offers you a wide range of services in the field of Microelectronics and Nanotechnology. SGS can inspect inbound materials, chemicals and gases, and conduct quality assurance testing on process media for you. The company offers: R&D Support, Quality Control along the Production Process, Environmental Analysis, Reliability Tests, Failure and Damage Analysis, Outsourcing Solutions, Greentesting (WEEE/RoHS).
TÜV SÜD offers the first nanotechnology risk management and monitoring system: CENARIOS
A contract laboratory specializing in chemical surface analysis.

Nanotechnology research organizations in Germany

There are 94 universities in Germany with nanotechnology research activities.
There are 45 initiatives and networks in Germany with a nanotechnology focus.
Here is a complete list of all non-commercial nanotechnology organizations in Germany, sorted alphabetically.
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