IVAM Microtechnology Network

The International Microtechnology Business Network

"Climate crisis, pandemics, digitalization, collapse of the healthcare system or demographic change: No matter what challenges await us in the future - microtechnology is part of the answer!"

International Network

IVAM creates trustful international connections between developers, manufacturers and users of high-tech products. The focus is on small and medium-sized enterprises and their needs as well as on representation of their interests.

Driver for Innovation

IVAM offers well-founded orientation in the high-tech landscape and provides valuable know-how, e.g. through expert groups or studies, on strategic questions concerning target markets, funding opportunities, application trends or innovation management.

Technology Marketplace

IVAM provides visibility to the technologies and products of its members: at international exhibitions and conferences as well as in virtual space via online meetings, online profiles, technical papers, blog and podcast and other publications.

Marketing Multiplier

Being found at the right time, in the right environment by the right customers: IVAM helps selling innovative high-tech products by supporting networking, contact building and internationalization as well as successful personnel marketing.

Valuable Partner

An IVAM membership saves valuable resources! With support in trade show organization, market research, acquisition of funding and project partners, PR & marketing campaigns, guides and networking events, IVAM accelerates business development and saves time, money and nerves in day-to-day business.


COMPAMED 23: International platform presents groundbreaking trends for the medical technology industry in November

23.10. With 50 exhibitors, the "Hightech for Medical Devices" joint area launched by the IVAM Microtechnology Network represents the most extensive focus area at COMPAMED, which will be held from November 13 to 16, 2023, in Hall 8a at the Düsseldorf exhibition center.
Silicon Strain Gauges for Medical Technology
10.10. Silicon sensor elements based on MEMS technologies offer multiple advantages over conventional sensor technologies in terms of accuracy, long-term stability, …
MedTech Innovations in Bangkok: Successful Premiere for IVAM at Medical Fair Thailand 2023
28.09. The IVAM Microtechnology Network draws an extremely positive balance after the first participation at the Medical Fair Thailand (MFT) in …
Easy access to the Asian photonics market - European joint booth at the new APE 2024
06.09. Together with EPIC and W3+ Fair, the IVAM Microtechnology Network is organizing a joint booth at the new Asia Photonics …
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IVAM Member Anniversaries: a big "Thank You" to long-standing members

Joining an organization or a network is always a strategic question - and for many small and medium-sized companies exactly the right strategy to drive their business forward in the …

Micro Systems at COMPAMED 2023

Micro Systems will be exhibiting within the IVAM Microtechnology area at COMPAMED 2023, a premier international trade show focused on high-tech solutions for the medical industry, which will be held …

IVAM Microtechnology Podcast: High-tech for Medical Devices

Modern high technologies are important for driving research and development in Medical Technology, e.g. for drugs, vaccines and medical devices. Additionally there is an increasing demand for mobility and energy …

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Focus Groups

The IVAM Focus Groups bring together member companies and institutes on specific topics. In addition to the discussion of technological trends and industry-specific challenges, the range of topics also includes strategic issues and an open exchange of experience.

Active participation in the focus groups expands the personal network and provides impetus for a wide range of solutions. The topics dealt with are always geared to the specific needs and resources of international high-tech SMEs. Participants benefit in particular from exclusive, targeted information and effective networking at eye level.

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