Microtechnology industry does not expect long-term damage from corona crisis – but overall economy will be severely affected

20.03. Representatives of the microtechnology industry at this point in time do not assume that the industry will suffer from the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic in the long term. This was the result of a quick poll conducted by IVAM on March 19, 2020 among its members based in Germany.

Bartels Mikrotechnik offers new evaluation sets

13.03. With the newly designed evaluation sets Bartels Mikrotechnik meets the multiple customer requests to put the sets together application-oriented – …

Special exhibition area "Microtechnologies for Optical Devices" establishes itself at W3

12.03. After the successful premiere of the special exhibition area "Microtechnologies for Optical Devices" last year, the IVAM Microtechnology Network once …

For the third time in a row: CorTec is again Germany’s Most Innovative Company

27.03. IVAM member CorTec was again listed by Statista and the business magazine Capital as one of the most innovative companies in Germany

Cooperation agreement between Elmos Semiconductor AG and Samsung Electronics

16.03. Elmos Semiconductor AG has signed a cooperation agreement on automotive process technology with Samsung Electronics. 

Therapies without drugs: microimplant specifically stimulates nerve cells

12.03. Fraunhofer researchers are investigating the potential of microimplants to stimulate nerve cells and treat chronic conditions like asthma, diabetes, or Parkinson’s disease. 

Efficient process for series components: drilling rivet holes in CFRP with the laser

10.03. The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and four partners have developed a laser-based system for drilling rivet holes in composite materials.

Flash lamp annealing: energy-effective process for efficient annealing of large-area substrates

10.03. Within the InnoFlash funding project, the Fraunhofer FEP is developing an innovative process for thermal pre- and post-treatment using xenon flash lamps. 

Basic research and innovation on graphene: two new FLAG-ERA projects in Aachen

04.02. The Aachen Graphene & 2D Materials Center has won two projects on basic research and innovation on graphene in the last FLAG-ERA Joint Transnational Call. The experimental work will partly …

nanoplus uses the technology of Multiphoton Optics to manufacture laser sources for infrared sensors

27.01. The first time worldwide: The two-photon polymerization (2PP) process is used for the industrial production of miniaturized components in a pay-per-use model.

Laser Colloquium Hydrogen LKH2: fast and reliable fuel cell manufacturing

15.01. The Fraunhofer ILT is organizing the first Laser Colloquium Hydrogen LKH2, which will take place in Aachen on March 18, 2020. The event will focus not only on laser cutting …