Nanoscale Systems, Nanoss GmbH - Darmstadt

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Nanoscale Systems develops, produces and markets technical methods and components for direct processing and refinement of micro and nano-structured surfaces.

Darmstadt Nanoscale Systems, Nanoss GmbH was founded as a spin-off of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main in 2005.The company now has its headquarters in Darmstadt developing, manufacturing and marketing instrumental procedures and process components for the direct processing and refinement of micro and nanostructured surfaces. The application areas relevant to the enterprise can be found in nanoanalytics, pharmaceutical and diagnostic medicine as well as in microbiology and biotechnology. Nanoscale Systems is a research enterprise that cooperates with a number of university institutions. NanoScale Systems concerns itself with a main emphasis on biotechnological and pharmacological analytics and the growing importance of Lab-on-Chip applications for biochemical identification procedures www.nanoss.de

Aqua Nova AG - Darmstadt

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Aqua Nova develops, manufactures and markets nano-structured product micelles for the transportation of biochemical raw and active agents, as well as substances in the fields of comestible goods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.

Darmstadt Aqua Nova AG develops, manufactures and markets nano-structured product micelles for the transportation of biochemical raw and active agents, as well as substances in the fields of comestible goods, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. In the form of so-called solubilizates, these carriers increase the bioavailability of conveyed molecules (e.g. vitamins, fatty acids, essential oils) in comparison to conventional micro-encapsulations www.aquanova.de

NanoSec® Gesellschaft für Nanotechnologie in der Sicherheitstechnik mbH - Darmstadt

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NanoSec® develops technologies and solutions for the personalization and issuance of high-security documents in a decentralized topology

Darmstadt NanoSec® develops technologies and solutions for the personalization and issuance of high-security documents in a decentralized topology. The development, construction and production of machines and equipment based on laser and nanotechnology lies in the center of activities. At present (as of November 2010), the enterprise employs 20 people. The TÜV Süd certifies NanoSec® since 2009 according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2008. www.nanosec.eu

Iolitec nanomaterials - Denzlingen

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Iolitec nanomaterials is an outsourced enterprise division of the Ionic Liquids Technologies GmbH. Iolite nano-materials develops processes for producing nano-particles and dispersions of these particles in ionic liquids.

Denzlingen Iolitec nanomaterials is a 2008 outsourced company division of Ionic Liquids Technologies GmbH, the enterprise having been founded in 2003, which specializes in the development and synthesis of commercially unavailable ionic liquids for applications in biotechnology and electrochemistry, for instance. Ionic Liquids Technologies is a research enterprise that cooperates with the institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft (ISE, IFAM, ILO, IS, ICT) as well as with working groups at universities. The company currently operates three development laboratories in Denzlingen, as well as a production laboratory and a pilot plant. The enterprise division IoLiTec nanomaterials develops processes for the production of nanoparticles and dispersions of these particles in ionic liquids. The enterprise offers nanopowders in various forms and crystallite sizes. The program includes metals, metal oxides, nitrides and carbides as well as carbon-based particles such as fullerenes and nanotubes. The nanoparticles can be produced in laboratory scale quantities up to kilo scales for pilot plants www.nanomaterials.iolitec.de

SuSoS AG - Dübendorf

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The SuSoS AG is active in the fields of surface solutions and services within a range of very few nanometers.

Dübendorf (ZH) The SuSoS AG, a spin-off of ETH Zurich, provides its customers with tailored multifunctional surface solutions since 2004 according to the customer’s wishes. The core performance of the six-man operation lies in the amalgamation, adhesion and bonding of different materials. The so-called SuSoS bonding agent provides robust connections between different materials such as metals, plastics, glass, ceramics, textiles and leather. In addition to this product, SuSoS offers ultra thin coatings for surface functionalization. The range includes bacterial resistance, dirt resistance, improved adhesion, adhesion reduction, corrosion resistance, fogging resistance, improved slip properties as well as anti-fingerprint properties. The services include analyses of surface tension, friction, and composition and layer thickness. The small Swiss company offers an all-round service that includes detailed surface analyses, individual consultation and joint project implementation. The expertise and team experience, consisting of material scientists, chemists and economists help contribute to this.www.susos.com

cynora GmbH - Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

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cynora develops optoelectronic materials from organic raw materials, from which organic light emitting diodes are to be produced.

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen cynora GmbH is a spin-off of the RWTH Aachen founded in 2003, and has been a resident of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology since 2008. The company develops optoelectronic materials from basic organic elements. The aim of these liquid-processable / printable polymers is to be able to produce thin films as a carrier of organic light emitting diodes (OLED) or organic solar cells (OPV). The cynora GmbH is a research company that closely cooperates with working groups at the universities of Aachen, Bonn and Karlsruhe www.cynora.de

Ionys AG - Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

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Ionys develops raw materials and building-chemical compounds.

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen The Ionys AG was founded in 2008 and is based at the research site of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. Based on construction chemistry research findings, they develop lasting and environmentally friendly materials and construction chemical compounds. The enterprise is geared toward owners and operators of buildings and infrastructural facilities www.ionys.de

Nanoscribe GmbH - Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Nanoscribe develops and sells compact laser lithography systems for the production of three-dimensional nano- and micro-structures.

Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen Nanoscribe GmbH originated in 2007 from a working group at the Institute for Applied Physics, University of Karlsruhe (TH) and the Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe. The enterprise develops and sells compact laser lithography systems for the production of three-dimensional nano and microstructures. 3D laser lithography is used in micro and nanophotonics, life sciences, biotechnology and in microfluidics. The Carl Zeiss optical group in Oberkochen cooperates with the enterprise, having acquired nearly 40 percent of Nanoscribe GmbH in 2008 www.nanoscribe.de

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Holotools GmbH - Freiburg

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Holotools is dedicated to the development and production of functional foils for the target-oriented design of optical components and plastic surfaces

Freiburg Holotools GmbH was founded in 2001 by a group of engineers and scientists from the Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems. The enterprise is engaged in the development and production of functionalized films targeted to the design of optical components and plastic surfaces, such as in mobile phone displays and flat screens. The technological basis is interference lithography, allowing the generation of very small structures on large areas using an imaging process. Structure details and line widths of 100nm to about 100µm are possible www.holotools.de

Micropelt GmbH - Freiburg

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Micropelt develops and manufactures smallest thermoelectric elements based on semiconductor solutions for cooling systems and power generation.

Freiburg Micropelt GmbH is a joint project between Infineon Technologies AG and the Fraunhofer Institute for Physical Measurement, and has been operating as a start-up company since 2009. Micropelt develops and manufactures smallest thermoelectric elements based on semiconductor solutions for cooling systems and power generation. These elements are used in the cooling of high performance processors or as wear-free autarkic generators in micro systems, which can be used in monitoring and control systems in machinery, industrial facilities or medical applications. As a research-based enterprise, Micropelt is engaged with the efficiency amelioration of thermoelectric materials, where the development of micro structured elements from nanoscale thermoelectric devices attributes a significant performance enhancement www.micropelt.com

sarastro GmbH - Göttelborn

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For its clients, Sarastro develops products in the medical, life science, food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics fields and produces custom-made materials for industrial applications.

Göttelborn Founded in 2001, sarastro GmbH  is active in the areas of chemistry, biology, medicine, and their legal foundations. For clients, the enterprise develops in the fields of medicine, life science, food, pharmaceutical and cosmetics and produces tailor-made materials for industrial applications, also at an industrial scale. To ensure product quality, sarastro established a quality management system in accordance with DIN EN ISO 9001: 2000 and DIN EN ISO 13485: 2003 (Annex V of Directive 93/42/EEC). sarastro currently employs (as of January 2010) 13, mainly scientific, employees from different disciplines www.sarastro-nanotec.com

S-DH GmbH - Heidelberg

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S-DH produces super-mirror neutron guides, among other things. In addition, the enterprise offers components for neutron optics and metallic coatings.

Heidelberg S-DH (Sputter-Dünnschichttechnik Heidelberg) GmbH a 2000 spin-off of the University of Heidelberg, produces super-mirror neutron-guides, among other things. The super-mirror coating developed by Harald Häse, the CEO of the S-DH GmbH, improves the degree of effectiveness of a neutron guide to a factor of 4. The corporation’s product offer includes all components required for neutron optics, which is asked for by research facilities, medical facilities who operate neutron sources, as well as by manufacturers of medical equipment for tumor treatment. The S-DH GmbH offers metallic coatings on planar surfaces as well as on pipes, both inside and outside. The enterprise has 15 employees www.s-dh.de

nanoproducts.de - Heppenheim

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The Internet portal nanoproducts.de provides an overview of commercial products and information regarding individual materials and technologies as well as their uses in research and industry.

Heppenheim nanoproducts.de - Datenbank für Nanotechnologie Produkte was founded in 2006. The Internet portal provides a comprehensive overview of commercial products, up to individual materials and technologies and their applications in research and industry. The portal is continuously expanded. It is optimized for online searches over the Google search engine, and guarantees a very high portal hit probability for product names and search phraseswww.nanoproducts.de

Viking Advanced Materials GmbH - Homburg (Saar)

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Viking develops and optimizes materials for wide-area construction. The product range includes: Binding agents, coating materials and impregnation.

Homburg (Saar) Founded in 2003 by Dr. Martin Schichtel and Jörg Jodlauk and having been decorated in the Founder Champions competition 2006, Viking Advanced Materials GmbH develops and optimizes materials for large-area construction facilities (exterior and interior), by supplementing previously implemented products with additional characteristics through refinement, or new systems based on an in-house developed binding agent. The enterprise offers binding agents (phosphate based), coating materials (glazes, engobes, paints) as well as impregnation agents (e.g. to allow surfaces to clean themselves). The enterprise is also active in contract development and supports its customers from R&D to new products integration into production www.va-materials.com

Schäfer-Additivsysteme GmbH - Ludwigshafen

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Schäfer-Additivsysteme manufactures additive systems for enterprises in the caoutchouc, plastics and lubricants industries, additionally supplying enterprises in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry with fine chemicals.

Ludwigshafen Schäfer-Additivsysteme GmbH was founded in 2003. The company manufactures additive systems for companies in the caoutchouc, plastics and lubricants industries and supplies enterprises in the pharmaceutical and chemical industry with fine chemicals. The activities platform is the technological center in Ludwigshafen, with its start-up center chem2biz on the factory premises of the BASF SE. The enterprise maintains close research relationships to universities and companies in the chemical industry. The priorities of product development lie in additive systems and catalysts based on renewable resources, as well as applications of nanotechnology products for the production of innovative characteristic profiles. Based on this, new stabilizer systems are deployed in, for example, vegetable oils, plastics and adhesives and are successfully marketed under the brand name “LUBIO” market www.schaefer-additivsysteme.de

inomat GmbH - Neunkirchen

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inomat develops, produces and distributes materials on the basis of chemical nanotechnology.

Neunkirchen inomat GmbH develops, produces and distributes materials on the basis of chemical nanotechnology. Different product lines were developed in recent years under the registered trademark name ino®. This occurs principally on customer order, however also on occasion in the context of self financed research and development. Currently (status March 2010), inomat employs seven persons of different disciplines. German brand name products were produced and delivered to company customers in a two-digit ton scale in 2009 from a company based site totaling 2.700 square meters in size. In recognition of the successful business development, inomat GmbH was recognized as the "Venue of Ideas" by the initiative "Germany - Country of Ideas" in March 2010 www.inomat.de

ItN-Nanovation AG - Saarbrücken

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ItN develops ceramic products such as filtration systems and coatings for large industrial customers. The required nano-scale powder is produced by the enterprise.

Saarbrücken ItN-Nanovation AG, founded in 2000 and publicly traded since 2006, employs 40 persons (as of January 2010), and develops ceramic products such as filtration systems and coatings for industrial customers. The enterprise produces the required nanoscale powder themselves. The ceramic flat membranes produced by ItN Nanovation can be used for water purification, sewage treatment, post filtration as well as oil and water separation. The coatings are used as protective and catalytic coatings in baking ovens and foundries or also in cogeneration plants and waste incinerators www.itn-nanovation.com

Natepro Produktions und Vertriebs GmbH - Schlüchtern - Niederzell

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Natepro specializes in surface sealing systems based on the impact mechanisms of chemical nano-technology.

Schlüchtern - Niederzell Natepro Produktions und Vertriebs GmbH was founded in 2006. The enterprise specializes in surface sealing systems based on the mechanisms of chemical nanotechnology. In the forefront here are stain-resistant and anti-corrosion materials for building materials, steel, aluminum, stainless steel and glass. The enterprise cooperates with research laboratories and sees itself as a nanotechnology center of excellence that wishes to convey the nanotechnological application possibilities to a wide audience from industry, commerce and trade. In addition, the enterprise supports the long-term quality assurance of nanoproducts and advocates the establishment of a quality seal through which uniform standards in the field of consumer protection are guaranteed www.natepro.com

Inno-X GmbH - St. Gallen

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Inno-X offers products and services in the area of functional industrial and non-industrial surfaces and materials that can be refined.

St. Gallen The products and services offered by the Inno-X GmbH, founded in 2006, deal with all functional industrial and non-industrial surfaces and materials that can be refined. The invariable goal is the added-value and value-preserving functionalization of surfaces. The enterprise collaborates with a number of partner companies for this. Cooperation presently exist with Clariant International Ltd., among others that offer coating systems which allows surfaces to be cleaned more easily of unpleasant graffiti, for example. Additional partner enterprises include the FutureCarbon GmbH who develop, refine and produce carbon materials (carbon nano-tubes and nano-fibers) in line with the desired application in industry-relevant quantities; the Nano Tech Coatings GmbH whose nano-technological coating systems protect the surfaces of metals from corrosion and chemical or mechanical attacks as well as TitanPE Tech. (Shanghai) Inc., which develops and manufactures photo-catalysts. With the help of these and other partners, Inno-X offers products and services in the areas covering "materials", "coatings", "performance chemicals" and "surface examination". In addition, Inno-X supports the development of own new products based on nanotechnology. Inno-X customers can be found in the following sectors: Construction, automotive, electrical and electronics, energy and environment, plastics technology, machinery and equipment engineering and the paper industry. Inno-X currently has 2 employess (August 2010) www.inno-x.ch

Nano Tech Coatings GmbH - Tholey

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Team Nanotec develops and manufactures MEMS components for electron beam systems in the micro-and nanometer scale from the base materials silicon, silicon nitride, or molybdenum.

Tholey Founded in 2000, the Nano Tech Coatings GmbH (NTC) develops and manufactures coating materials which protect the treated surfaces from corrosion and mechanical attacks, or allow easy cleaning of these surfaces. The coatings possess dry film thicknesses of a few micrometers and adhere to various surfaces such as light alloys, stainless steel or concrete, for example. Besides the development and production of paints and paint systems, NTC supports customers from industry and contract coating with technical application support and customer specific product development. NTC's offer is directed at manufacturers and processors of materials who want to protect the surface of their materials or equip them with a certain function. The range does not limit itself to transparent layers, but also includes pigmented coatings. NTC currently has 15 employees (September 2010) www.ntcgmbh.com

EPG AG - Zweibrücken

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EPG develops procedures and manufactures high-tech surfaces on metal components. Other business sectors include hygienic surfaces on metal and plastic, novel optical components as well as materials for the improvement of oil and gas production.

Zweibrücken Founded in 2003, EPG AG (Engineered nanoProducts Germany) AG focuses on the value creation chain of chemical nano and sol-gel techniques. The primary business areas are composed of nanotechnologies for high-tech surfaces on metal components in automotive engineering, of electrical appliances and in food technology. Other business sectors include hygienic surfaces on metal and plastic, novel optical components as well as materials for improving oil and gas production. EPG holds a comprehensive intellectual property portfolio in the areas of nano-and sol-gel technology. The enterprise offers custom design and manufacture of high-quality nanoproducts and applies surfaces to components in its own quality-assured high volume production on behalf of industrial clients. The metal is coated using materials with nanostructures. The final products - oven sintered and furnished with a glass-like surface - no longer receive nanostructures, however. EPG operates a production center in Henriville, Lothringen, where large quantities are achieved through automated wet coating by industrial robots for their own large-scale production of surfaces. Customers include mid-sized and large companies in Germany and Europe, as well as tech companies in Japan. EPG AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (Entry Standard). They currently (as of June 2010) employ over 30 staff memberswww.e-p-g.de