Strengthening expertise in medical technology and microfluidics: IVAM welcomes new advisory board members

06.01. Since January 2022, Prof. Dr. Ralf-Joachim Schulz from St. Marien-Hospital, teaching hospital of the University of Cologne and Prof. Dr. Ulrich Krühne from the Technical University of Denmark are new advisory board members of IVAM. 

Fraunhofer ILT and TRUMPF offer joint solutions for Laser Material Deposition

13.01. The Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in Aachen and TRUMPF Laser- und Systemtechnik GmbH from Ditzingen want to cooperate …

In the right place at the right time: COMPAMED 2021 attracted qualified trade visitors

02.12. At the largest joint booth of COMPAMED, organized by IVAM, 42 international companies and institutes presented themselves. Due to the …

Laser Zentrum Hannover focuses on smart photonics

11.01. Smart photonics is trend-setting, digital, intelligent. The Laser Zentrum Hannover (LZH) bundles the topics of the future in the areas of photonics and laser technology in eight “innovation fields”.

Raith adds maskless laser lithography to its nanofabrication portfolio

03.12. Raith, precision technology manufacturer of nanofabrication instrumentation, acquired 4PICO Litho in July 2021, expanding its nanofabrication portfolio to take in maskless laser lithography. 

High-tech medical technology is back in Düsseldorf: IVAM joint booth shows smart, miniaturized solutions for diagnostics and therapy

19.10. The COVID pandemic has clearly shown that modern high technologies are important for driving research and development, e.g. for drugs, vaccines or diagnostic devices, quickly and effectively. 

Tiny package, greater depth: design of a plenoptic high-speed camera

14.10. Researchers at Fraunhofer IZM have joined forces with TecVenture, Optrontec Inc., and KAIST to create a high-speed camera fitted with a unique multi-lens array that can capture images with a …

IR components for gas sensing and temperature measurement

13.10. The way from large laboratory devices to compact sensors requires miniaturized and specialized assemblies, for which the technologies of silicon microsensors are suitable.

micrometal launches new photo-chemical etching website

13.10. micrometal GmbH (incorporating Etchform and HP Etch) is at the forefront of the evolution the photo-chemical etching (PCE) process, and announces the launch of a new website ( 

Temperature monitoring of cryogenic and sterilization processes in clinics and medical practices

04.10. The contactless RFID technology enables sensors to be applied to hard-to-reach places or moving parts, especially where no cable connections are possible. 

Specialty Coating Systems celebrates 50 years of innovation

01.09. Specialty Coating Systems, Inc. (SCS), a producer in Parylene and liquid conformal coating services and technologies, celebrates its company’s 50th Anniversary.