Nanotechnology in France – companies, research, and degree programs

Nanotechnology companies in France

Altogether there are 37 companies in France with a nanotechnology focus.
The company specializes in customized quantum dots, improving high-tech immovations based on the utilization of nanotechnologies.
A manufacturer of high purity alumina, white fused alumina and other nanopowders to serve demanding technologies in ceramics, polishing and additives applications.
The company has developed and patented a unique process to produce very high-quality graphene in water. Unlike graphene oxide dispersions, their graphene is pure, stable and safe to use in research and industrial contexts.
Specializes in the characterization, the custom-made development and the production of ceramic powders and nanostructured materials for industrial use.
The company specializes in the development and manufacturing of innovative and unique nano-dispersions. The products are used in the biomedical (dental and orthopedic), catalysis, ceramics and 3D-printing sectors.
Nanoe specializes in the elaboration of ultra fine nanopowders of very high quality, adapted to the sintering of high performance ceramic parts.
The company designs, develops and commercializes patented silicon based nanoparticles for mechanical reinforcement of materials (metallic alloys, elastomers) and improvement of energy density of Lithium-ion batteries with nano-composites Si-C in anode material.
Nanobiotechnology and Nanomedicine Companies
The company has developed and produced superparamagnetic nanoparticles for in vitro diagnostic and life sciences.
The company develops clinical diagnostics systems including molecular biology-based assays.
CYTOO focuses on innovative products for the life science research market with an emphasis in cell based assays, high content analysis and cell screening. The company develops, manufactures, and distributes products that make cellular analysis robust and reliable by drastically decreasing cell variability.
The company has developed an innovative cancer treatment using magnetosomes (magnetic nanoparticles synthesized by magnetotactic bacteria), which are administered to tumors and heated by applying an alternating magnetic field. This method of treatment is called magnetic hyperthermia. The heat released by the magnetosomes induces antitumor activity.
Dedicated to finding new treatments for cancer based on the combined application of nanotechnologies and biotechnologies.
OZ Biosciences creates, develops and produces innovative tools based on drug delivery systems for the worldwide scientific community and pharmaceutical industry. OZ Biosciences focuses on technologies for the delivery of bioactive materials into living organisms.
Nanotechnology Products, Applications & Instruments Companies
ASELTA is a privately funded French company providing software environment mostly for the e-beam market. A CEA-LETI spin-off, ASELTA has production customers benefiting from its technology. Its unique architecture allows customers to increase resolution, accuracy and reduce writing time for their e-beam equipment with a seamless plug-and-play environment.
AUREA Technology provides superior optical instruments, such as NIR single photon counters, that enable scientists and engineers to achieve outstanding results and remain at the cutting edge of their field. AUREA Technology works closely with its clients and partners around the globe to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow in the optical communications, biomedical, life sciences, nanotechnology and semi-conductors industries.
CAMECA provides in-Fab and near-Fab Metrology Equipment for the worldwide semiconductor industry as well as advanced research instruments for universities and laboratories.
CILAS develops, manufactures and markets a wide range of lasers, optronics products and systems for defence, civilian, military security, large-scale scientific laser programmes, and scientific-industrial instrumentation. The company also coordinates the European project Saphir for the safe, integrated and controlled production of nanostructured products.
The company develops and markets a range of analysing instruments based on innovative and patented technology transfers.
CORIAL designs and manufactures plasma etch and deposition systems.
CSInstruments is a French scientific equipment manufacturer specialized in the conception of Atomic Force Microscope and options designed for existing AFM. Its activities are focused on research, development and design of simple solution, innovative and quality around the AFM to allow researchers and industry to improve their research project.
Digisens develops turnkey software solutions - acquisition, reconstruction, visualisation and informative analysis - for a broad range of tomography techniques.
The company specializes in the development and commercialization of microfluidic instrumentation.
Euris is a European Equipment and Materials Distribution Company servicing the Semiconductor Manufacturing Industry.
Develops flow control devices for micro- and nanofluidic research.
FOGALE nanotech is an engineering company and a worldwide known reference in the field of high accuracy dimensional metrology.
The company is developing new solutions that improve energy conversion, storage, transport and efficiency by using carbon as the material of choice.
Develops customized Focused Ion and Electron Beam columns and related equipment such as Gas Injection Systems.
RBnano produces functional oxides nanolayer coatings for metal and glass.
A manufacturer and supplier of front-end equipment for molecular beam epitaxy machines and components for the compound semiconductor community.
Scienomics is providing its industrial and governmental customers a full range of tools and services in the fields of molecular modeling and simulations.
The company provides equipment for precise deposition of colloidal micro- and nanoparticles on surfaces.
The Soitec Group is one of the world's leading innovator and provider of the engineered substrate solutions that serve as the foundation for today's most advanced microelectronic products. The group leverages its proprietary Smart Cut™ technology to engineer new substrate solutions, such as silicon-on-insulator wafers.
STIL manufactures and sells stand-alone chromatic confocal sensors as well as a turnkey high precision, multi-sensor 3D measuring system (MICROMESURE).
Surfactis is dedicated to the development and the marketing of nanocoatings for metallic and mineral surfaces functionalization. Based upon their proprietary technology and know-how in the field of nanotechnology, wethe company has developed functional nanocoatings with unique properties and product characteristics.
TRIBOtechnic instruments have exclusively patented features for tribological testing, research anddDevelopment, or measuring quality control.
Xenocs is a supplier of X-ray optics and X-ray optical components. Using proprietary manufacturing technologies based on precision free-form optical surfaces including aspheric substrates, sub-nanometer precision multilayer coating technology and innovative single reflection optical concepts, Xenocs manufactures a wide range of X-ray optical components.
Nanotechnology Services & Intermediaries
A market research and business development consulting company, facilitating market access for advanced technology industrial projects. Areas include: Micro and nanotechnologies for Life science and chemistry; Nanomaterials.

Nanotechnology research organizations in France

There are 13 university and college research labs in France with a nanotechnology focus.
There are 11 initiatives and networks in France with a nanotechnology focus.
There are 8 degree programs in France with a nanotechnology focus.
Here is a complete list of all non-commercial nanotechnology organizations in France, sorted alphabetically.
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