Our academic partners and research institutes

Academic Partners and Research Institutions

Our academic partners and research institutes
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Abbe Center of Photonics Expand entry
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Center for Energy and Environmental Chemistry Jena (CEEC Jena) Expand entry
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CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH Expand entry
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Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Optics and Precision Engineering (IOF) Expand entry
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Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems (IKTS) Expand entry
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Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems (ENAS) Expand entry
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Focus of R&D activities on 1D/2D Technology Platform:

In the field of nano systems and components, processes and technologies are developed for the production, integration and application of functional nanostructures. One focus is the integration of nanomaterials such as carbon nanotubes. These promise to add significant value in electronic systems, as they inherently have low energy consumption, exceptional sensitivity for bio-, optical and mechanical sensing, and even enable highly efficient electronic components. However, new functionalities rely on conventional system architectures such as CMOS-based ASICs with increasing complexity. Fraunhofer ENAS is developing technological solutions for heterogeneous integration of nanodevices to meet the highest demands of semiconductor manufacturing. There are modular solutions for integrated CNT-based field-effect transistors, integrated hardware security (physical unconable function) as well as integrated sensor arrays.

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Friedrich Schiller University Jena Expand entry
Innovent Jena Expand entry
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Institut für Bioprozess- und Analysenmesstechnik (IBA) Heiligenstadt e.V. Expand entry
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The Institute for Bioprocessing and Analytical Measurement Techniques (iba) in Heilbad Heiligenstadt is a non-university research facility in the Free State of Thuringia and an associate institute (An-Insitut) of the Technical University Ilmenau. The three departments mainly deal with materials for the life sciences, with bio-reactor technology and the analytical measurement technology. Moreover, one junior research group conducts research with medical background and yet another one works on stem cell issues.

Institut für Mikroelektronik- und Mechatronik-Systeme (IMMS) Expand entry
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Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e.V. (IUTA) Expand entry
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IUTA is a research institute in the field of energy and environmental technology and bridges the gap between basic research and industrial application. The objectives of the research are both the acquisition of new scientific findings and methods as well as the transfer of knowledge into practice, for example through concrete product and process developments. The production of nanomaterials on a pilot scale in the gas phase is part of the research work of the institute, whereby this established process is used for the processing of gaseous or aerosol-like reactants into powder products. The synthesis pathway offers the advantage of high purity and the possibility of continuous process control, while significant amounts of material can be produced. For the production of graphene, a microwave-supported plasma reactor is used, which decomposes a gaseous solvent and generates graphene plates via condensation of carbon atoms in the gas phase. The aim of this production line is to generate sufficient quantities of material and provide it for the development of industrial applications.

Jena Center of Soft Matter Expand entry
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Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) Jena Expand entry
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Materialforschungs- und -prüfanstalt an der Bauhaus-Universität Weimar Expand entry
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Research Centre of Medical Technology and Biotechnology (fzmb) GmbH Expand entry
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Technische Universität Ilmenau Expand entry