LaserForum 2018 deals with 3D production of components

17.08. This year's LaserForum, organized by the IVAM Microtechnology Network, will take place under the title "3D Production of Precision Components" on October 12, 2018 at  the Chair for Laser Application Technology (LAT) of the Ruhr-University in Bochum, Germany. 

Digitalization support for high-tech SMEs - ruhr:HUB and IVAM enter into a strategic partnership

03.08. In order to push the process of digitalization at small and medium-sized companies in the high-tech sector, the initiative ruhr ...

MMA 2018 helps medical device manufacturers to introduce their products into the ASEAN market

27.07. From August 29 to 31, 2018, the Medical Manufacturing Asia (MMA) takes place as a supplier trade fair in Singapore ...

Smart light systems for wound healing: Blue-light treatment for chronic wounds

08.08. Within the framework of the European project MEDILIGHT, CSEM and six partners have developed a new solution for treating chronic wounds. A portable device uses blue light to improve and ...

New technology for ultra-smooth polymer films

06.08. Scientists at Fraunhofer FEP have developed a new method for creating ultra-smooth surfaces. With the smoothing-film approach e.g. films for the encapsulation of electronic components can be coated without ...

UniLink – modular and scalable assembly system

03.08. The sysmelec UniLink assembly system of Unitechnologies with its standalone modules provides a solution to shortened product lifecycles. UniLink is an automation equipment for products down to batch size 1 ...

Companies discussed the concept and practical implementation of Predictive Maintenance

13.07. The conference IVAM HANDS ON – Predictive Maintenance brought together SMEs and startups who exchanged ideas about predictive maintenance strategies. In lectures and panel discussions, about 80 registered corporate representatives ...

MSTextiles Forum 2018 introduced improvement of smart energy management in wearables

28.06. On June 21, 2018 the IVAM MSTextiles Forum took place at the Fraunhofer IZM in Berlin. The subject was "Energy for Wearables". In three sessions international speakers presented their work ...

IVAM High-Tech Summit 2018 showed changing business models

07.06. The second IVAM High-Tech Summit on April 19, 2018 successfully took up the key topic of digitalization again. Around 60 international representatives of SME discussed new business models, Industry 4 ...

MD&M West – American marketplace increasingly attracts international component manufacturers

23.04. International manufacturers of high-tech components for medical applications and devices are increasingly gaining a foothold in the US medical technology market. This is reflected in the growing interest in MD&M ...

New innovative method to detect filmy contaminations – Forensics meets plastics

21.04.
After extensive research, a powder from forensics which can visualize contaminations was discovered at the Kunststoff-Institut in Lüdenscheid.