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  • Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnologies


A Partner in Research and Development

The Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnologies of the TU Ilmenau – the IMN MacroNano® - combines the know-how and resources of the key research areas of Microsystems Technology and Nanotechnology for the following areas of application

  • Life Sciences
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Photonics 

One outstanding feature of the IMN MacroNano® is the interdisciplinary and cross-faculty orientation, which encompasses the competence of natural sciences, technology-focused disciplines of microsystems ­technology and nanotechnology and application-oriented engineering sciences.

Furthermore, the Institute offers with the program "ZIK MacroNano®" stellar research approaches for universities and research facilities plus an even better access to outstanding technical infrastructure and specialised equipment thanks to the DFG Core Facility.