Microtechnology industry does not expect long-term damage from Covid-19 – 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 …

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. 

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. 

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.

Good business in the USA – MD&M West remains a successful marketplace for medical technology components

26.02. The medical technology trade fair MD&M West in Anaheim, California, is one of the world's largest exhibitions in the field of design and manufacturing of medical technology products.

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.

Raith delivers its new FIB-SEM VELION to Fondazione Bruno Kessler

17.01. Raith, the global leading manufacturer of nanofabrication instrumentation, has delivered its VELION system to the research institute Center for Materials and Microsystems of FBK – Fondazione Bruno Kessler in Trento, …

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 …