The Association for the Promotion of Micro- and Nanotechnologies Ilmenau e.V.

The purpose of the association is to promote and support interdisciplinary science, research and academic teaching at the Technical University of Ilmenau, especially in the field of micro and nanotechnologies. For this purpose, the work of the Institute for Micro- and Nanotechnologies MacroNano® at the Technical University of Ilmenau is supported.

The Institute for Micro- and Nanotechnologies as a technology and know-how carrier is supported in central fields of activity, in particular by

  • Promotion of the exchange of knowledge and experience between the Institute and other research institutions in the field of micro- and nanotechnologies
  • Cooperation in competence networks and
  • Technology Transfer
  • Support for dialogue with politics, business and society
  • Promotion of young scientists

The Executive Board of the MNI e.V.

Chairman of the Board

Olaf Mollenhauer

Managing Director Kompass GmbH

Visitor and postal address: Ehrenbergstraße 1198693 IlmenauGermany



Deputy Chairman of the Executive Board

Dr Arne Albrecht

Laboratory Manager Center for Micro- and Nanotechnologies

Visitor and postal address: Gustav-Kirchhoffstraße 7 98693 Ilmenau

+49 3677-69

"The strengthening of the location Ilmenau as a center of micro- and nanotechnology, especially in the public perception, is close to my heart".


Dr. Heike Bartsch

Research Assistant / FG Elektroniktechnologie

Ilmenau University of Technology Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology Gustav-Kirchhoff-Str. 1 98693 Ilmenau

+49 3677-69

"Micro- and nanostructures elude our human senses, but are the basis for innovative products that make our economy strong. As a microtechnologist, I would like to make our expertise available to the general public and interest the younger generation in our exciting topics at an early stage".

Flyer for the Association for the Promotion of Micro- and Nanotechnologies Ilmenau e.V.

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