As the recognized global leader in power technologies, ABB is conducting research in nanotechnologies. For instance, ABB is perfecting a nano-structured sliding bearing that works in MV and HV switchgear without oil, offering lower operating costs and less environmental impact.
CalciTech has developed a new and patented process for the upcycling of industrial waste lime into Synthetic Calcium Carbonate with the ability to to tailor make products in a wide range of crystal sizes, from nano-sized product (< 0.1micron) up to 20 micron.
CSEM, the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology, Inc., is a privately held research and development company active in Applied Research; Product Development; Prototype and Low-volume Production; Technology Consulting. Its main fields of activity are micro- and nanotechnologies, microelectronics, systems engineering, microrobotics, photonics, information and communication technologies.
Eulitha AG is a spin-off company of the Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland. It specializes in the development of lithographic technologies for applications in photonics, optoelectronics, semiconductors and biotech. It manufactures and markets nano-patterned samples and templates using its own PHABLE™ tools and state-of-the-art e-beam lithography systems. PHABLE is the brand name of its proprietary photolithography platform, which includes exposure tools and wafer patterning services. The PHABLE-Technology is a breakthrough for low-cost production of sub-micron periodic structures over large-areas with a non-contact exposure system.
Heptagon designs and sells diffractive optical elements. The company enables its customers to reduce the cost of ownership of their optical systems by applying micro- and nanotechnologies in a broad field of new and exisiting applications.