Nanograde is a high-tech spin-off company of ETH Zurich. The company
offers the customized synthesis of nanoparticles by a versatile process which is patent protected by ETH Zurich. In addition to customized production of nanoparticles nanograde also offers product or prototype development in the form of projects where nanograde's customers can benefit from the broad nanoparticle application know-how for everyday products that has been generated within the Functional Materials Laboratory in the past few years.
NanoSys GmbH is active in the manufacture of nanoscaled chemical layers for all different substrates and functions, be it the improvement of corrosion resistance, hydrophobizity of pure and painted wood, hydrophobizity of sandstone, bricks and concrete, improving adhesion of paints to all sorts of plastics, easy to clean properties of surfaces, etc.
An industrial high-tech company focusing on machine and systems engineering. Oerlikon stands for leading industrial solutions and cutting-edge technology in textile production, thin film coating, propulsion, precision and vacuum technology.
PHASIS is a spin-off company of the University of Geneva, which is a renowned academic research institution in the fields of thin film technology, and ferroelectric and superconducting materials. PHASIS activities are concentrated on the production and distribution of gold substrates, epitaxial gold thin films and epitaxial PZT thin films for both academic and industrial research, and practical applications.
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS undertakes material inspection services such as chemical composition and grain size measurement to ensure nanomaterials meet specifications. It further offers R&D Support, Quality Control along the Production Process, Environmental Analysis, and Reliability Tests.
Solaronix is active in the area of renewable energy and has a leading position in the development of new photovoltaic cells imitating natural photosynthesis. In particular, the dye sensitized nanocristalline titanium oxide solar cell is in a advanced stadium.
STMicroelectronics is the number one supplier of MEMS technology for consumer and telecoms applications and a global leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications with innovative semiconductor solutions.
The company specializes in the development, production, distribution and servicing of enabling solutions for the discovery of pharmaceutical substances, as well as for genomics, proteomics, and diagnostics. Nanotechnology applications include a nanopipetting system.