IVAM Microtechnology Network

The International Microtechnology Business Network

"Climate crisis, pandemics, digitalization, collapse of the healthcare system or demographic change: No matter what challenges await us in the future - microtechnology is part of the answer!"

International network

IVAM creates trustful international connections between developers, manufacturers and users of high-tech products. The focus is on small and medium-sized enterprises and their needs as well as on representation of their interests.

Driver for innovation

IVAM offers well-founded orientation in the high-tech landscape and provides valuable know-how, e.g. through expert groups or studies, on strategic questions concerning target markets, funding opportunities, application trends or innovation management.

Technology Marketplace

IVAM provides visibility to the technologies and products of its members: at international exhibitions and conferences as well as in virtual space via online meetings, online profiles, technical papers, blog and podcast and other publications.

Marketing Multiplier

Being found at the right time, in the right environment by the right customers: IVAM helps selling innovative high-tech products by supporting networking, contact building and internationalization as well as successful personnel marketing.

Valuable partner

An IVAM membership saves valuable resources! With support in trade show organization, market research, acquisition of funding and project partners, PR & marketing campaigns, guides and networking events, IVAM accelerates business development and saves time, money and nerves in day-to-day business.

News

Networking and concrete projects: COMPAMED 2022 connected international medical technology players

05.12. COMPAMED once again proved its status as the world's leading marketplace for medical technology processes and components: Nearly 700 international companies from the medical suppliers industry provided comprehensive information on technology trends and future potential.
Register now! 2nd International Quantum Technology Conference QuApps 2022 starts tomorrow
05.12. Quantum technology is already relevant for high-tech SMEs today! Well-known companies such as Volkswagen, Carl Zeiss, BMW, Bosch and Infineon …
Internet of Voice: Hahn-Schickard and Bosch Sensortec form development cooperation in the field of acoustic microsystems
25.11. The internet of tomorrow will be mobile and audio based. To support the shift in communication from typing and reading …
Prof. Dr. Harald Kuhn of Fraunhofer ENAS becomes Chairman of the Advisory Board of IVAM Microtechnology Network
11.11. Prof. Dr. Harald Kuhn, Director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nano Systems ENAS in Chemnitz, joins the scientific Advisory …
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Blog

Medical Manufacturing Asia in Singapore: A Great Place to Start your ASEAN Business

The medical technology supply market continues to boom worldwide. A few weeks ago we were at Medical Manufacturing Asia in Singapore (MMA) and it was a great exhibition with many …

The glory years of microfluidics

Microfluidic devices take multiple shapes. The applications are diverse, with diagnostics, life sciences, drug delivery, and manufacturing being the main ones. Players performing well in this market are mainly the …

Enviromental performance of inmold structural electronics (IMSE) across the lifecycle

Sustainability in applications and industries has been steadily increasing in importance over the last decade, and this growth will only accelerate in the foreseeable future. Sustainable packaging, locomotion, construction, manufacturing, …

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Focus Groups

The IVAM Focus Groups bring together member companies and institutes on specific topics. In addition to the discussion of technological trends and industry-specific challenges, the range of topics also includes strategic issues and an open exchange of experience.

Active participation in the focus groups expands the personal network and provides impetus for a wide range of solutions. The topics dealt with are always geared to the specific needs and resources of international high-tech SMEs. Participants benefit in particular from exclusive, targeted information and effective networking at eye level.

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