Engineering and Nanotechnology

Together, the universities and external research institutes such as the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC or the south German plastics center form a symbiotic network. New materials for intelligent sensors or new processes in surface technology, plastic engineering and processing are the basis for innovative products with core competency in the region.

Another core competency which has developed in Würzburg is in the field of nanotechnology. The University offers an independent nanostructure technology study program and closely cooperates with the Bavarian nanoinitiative, and the Fraunhofer ISC is also the main office of the Fraunhofer Allianz Nanotechnologie, an association which bundles the Fraunhofer activities in the nanotechnology sector.

BASF Coatings GmbHexterner Link

Among the worldwide BASF Coatings subsidiaries, the one in Würzburg is the technology center for automotive basecoats. Around 300 employees are busy developing new materials and systems. State-of-theart production and application techniques are the basis to their technological market leadership. An investment of 21 million euros in 2009 has secured and strengthened the position of the BASF site in Würzburg for the future.

Intedis GmbHexterner Link

Intedis is an independent expert for electric and electronic architecture consisting of electronic components, cable harness and tooling. This joint venture of automobile suppliers Hella and Leoni supports leading car makers and other industries worldwide as trusted engineering and consulting partner.

MERO-TSK Internationalexterner Link

The MERO-TSK International product portfolio comprises building systems, floor systems, airport engineering and fair and exhibition systems. New techniques allow the realization of stadiums, train stations, hangars and many other special projects which time and again stun a worldwide audience. 

nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies GmbHexterner Link

nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies in Gerbrunn is one of the leading international manufacturers of semiconductor laser diodes for gas sensors. Thanks to their high spectral power density, the laser diodes are perfect for use in metrology, process and emission control and atomic clocks. 

TOP Oberflächen GmbHexterner Link

TOP Oberflächen – TOP surfaces – specializes in the coating of plastic materials with nano lacquer. Especially the optical goods industry needs these high-tech products for the finish of magnifying glasses and lenses. 

Wölfel Beratende Ingenieureexterner Link

Wölfel Beratende Ingenieure in Höchberg specializes in structural mechanics with special focus on dynamics. The consulting enterprise works out solutions to vibration problems in many fields. Their highly qualified experts carry out R&D projects and offer measuring and engineering services for a variety of tasks, from the analysis of seating comfort to the monitoring of rotor blades on wind turbines.

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