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.


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 Bangkok. The international audience showed great interest in the innovative products and services.
Easy access to the Asian photonics market - European joint booth at the new APE 2024
18.08. Together with EPIC and W3+ Fair, the IVAM Microtechnology Network is organizing a joint booth at the new Asia Photonics …
New ultra-thin glass applications - unique process chain for processing ultra-thin flexible glass
16.08. For more than ten years, Fraunhofer FEP has been involved in the processing of ultra-thin glass, especially in the handling …
Elmos: Sale of Dortmund wafer fab to Littelfuse
29.06. Elmos Semiconductor SE and Littelfuse, Inc. from the U.S.A. have signed a binding agreement for the sale of the wafer …
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From idea to IVD product – individual lab on a chip solutions

The past pandemic has shown that smart lab on a chip solutions are stronger in need than ever, for infectious disease control, but also for routine diagnostics that require quick …

LED Chips Custom Measured for Precise Requirements

Chips 4 Light supports companies that have special requirements for optoelectronic components and are looking for specific solutions for small and medium quantities. The company is primarily a distributor for …

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 …

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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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