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.

Valueable 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.

Why is an IVAM membership benefitial? This is what our members say:


Spotlights on micro- and nanotechnology: insights into the latest state of research

11.08. Through the event series "Spotlights", continuous insights into the latest state of research and development as well as topics and aspects of the high-tech industry will be provided. Spotlights of Micro- and Nanotechnology will take place digitally on every 1st Tuesday of the month from 09:00 - 11:00 starting September 6, 2022.
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09.08. The LZH is working on more durable, particularly well-fitting dental implants as part of a DFG research group. The scientists …
Highest quality throughout the company: Raith GmbH successfully certified under ISO 9001:2015
05.08. Raith GmbH, internationally operating manufacturer of equipment and solutions for nanofabrication, has been certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 by …
Medical Manufacturing Asia 2022: International medical technology marketplace in Singapore
29.07. From August 31 to September 2, 2022, Medical Manufacturing Asia (MMA) will take place in Singapore as a trade fair …
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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, …

Internationalization on its Way Back to Business

The pandemic has changed business life: Business trips and trade shows are being selected and planned much more carefully than we were used to before. The beneficiaries of this are …

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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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