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Nanoscribe partners with Advanced BioMatrix

Nanoscribe and Advanced BioMatrix have joined forces to pioneer the field of bioprinting with the launch of four advanced bioresins tailored for Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP) based 3D printing. This partnership combines Nanoscribe's expertise in ultra-precise 3D printing with Advanced BioMatrix's proficiency in biomaterial development, aiming to significantly enhance bioprinting capabilities. These innovative bioresins offer unmatched precision, resolution, and versatility, providing researchers in the life sciences and biomedical fields with new opportunities for discovery and innovation to advance human health.


Nanoscribe powers Samsung's Micro Miracles

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, contributed to a video recently published by Samsung that beautifully showcases the smallest technological wonders in the microscale world with breathtaking images. The key to this project is Nanoscribe’s latest additive manufacturing technology. The results are truly impressive microscopic models with a level of detail and precision that is nothing short of a miracle. This showcases the immense potential of 3D printing by 2GL®, Nanoscribe’s leading-edge 3D Microfabrication technology.


Nanoscribe introduces 3D printing by 2GL®

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, introduces a fundamentally new 3D Microfabrication technology: 3D printing by 2GL®. Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography (2GL) is now setting entirely new standards for 3D nano- and microfabrication. The technology merges the high resolution of Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP) with a unique, patented voxel tuning process to achieve significantly fewer printing layers. This makes 2GL the fastest 2PP-based 3D printing technology with unparalleled shape accuracy and superior print quality. This paves the way for new applications, such as manufacturing even more filigree microoptical systems with significantly higher quality in much shorter print times. This is why 3D grayscale printing is now a new feature for Quantum X align.


Nanoscribe presents key microfabrication technologies for industrial innovations in microoptics and photonic packaging

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, will present its key solutions for microoptics and photonics this week at LASER World of PHOTONICS in Munich, Germany. At the world’s leading exhibition for photonic components, systems and applications, Nanoscribe will showcase the latest achievements of its microfabrication technologies in terms of performance and alignment for advanced applications in integrated photonics, photonic packaging and microoptics. In addition to its regular booth (341, hall A5), Nanoscribe is also part of the first World of QUANTUM, a new exhibition area highlighting enabling technologies for quantum technologies and its exciting applications.


Nanoscribe introduces the Extra Large Features (XLF) Print Set

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, introduces the Extra Large Features (XLF) Print Set, to expand the manufacturing range for its high-precision 3D printer Quantum X shape from nano- and microscale structures to millimeter- and centimeter-sized objects, while maintaining particularly complex structures and filigree details. But above all, the new XLF Print Set speeds up high-precision 3D printing many times over, making Quantum X shape the preferred choice for batch production of voluminous millimeter- and even centimeter-sized objects for the first time.


Nanoscribe partners with PHIX to drive industrial innovation in photonic packaging market

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, and the Dutch photonics packaging foundry PHIX B.V. have announced a collaboration to provide on-fiber printing services to the photonic packaging industry. With Nanoscribe’s new high-performance 3D microlens printing technology with nano-precision alignment capabilities, PHIX relies on this new technological approach in their manufacturing services of standard lensed fiber arrays (LFAs). The PHIX service portfolio will then contain the manufacturing of Free Space Microoptical Coupling (FSMOC) components printed directly on fiber arrays and photonic integrated circuits (PICs). This extends PHIX’s portfolio for bringing hybrid integration into mass production.


Nanoscribe launches Quantum X align

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, will debut the Quantum X align, a new high-performance 3D printer at the Photonics West Conference and Exhibition in San Francisco. The Quantum X align is the first 3D printer with advanced 3D alignment capabilities that enables the printing of freeform microoptical elements directly onto optical fibers and photonic chips, setting new standards in the design and fabrication of microoptical elements.


Nanoscribe and CELLINK join forces to release the Quantum X bio

Nanoscribe and CELLINK, two BICO companies, today jointly unveiled the Quantum X bio, a revolutionary system as part of the Nanoscribe Quantum X platform providing researchers with the most accurate 3D bioprinter to date. The Quantum X bio is the first-of-its-kind bioprinter enabling submicron printing resolution. Powered by Two-Photon Polymerization (2PP), the Quantum X bio is the premier tool for miniaturizing bioprinting to redefine the development of intricate cellular constructs, cell scaffolds and of advanced biomedical applications.


Nanoscribe presents new Quantum X product line at Formnext 2021

Nanoscribe, a BICO company, will present its key innovations at Formnext 2021 in Frankfurt, Germany next week. At the leading additive manufacturing conference and trade fair, Nanoscribe will debut its recently expanded, industry-proven Quantum X platform to a wide audience. The new Quantum X shape will also be featured in demo sessions at the booth. Additionally, Nanoscribe will outline advances in microfabrication with a focus on rapid prototyping, wafer-scale batch processing, and mastering as well as replication capabilities through nanoimprint lithography (NIL) and injection molding (IM), also in joint talks with specialized partners at the Nanoscribe booth (hall 12.1, G61).


Nanoscribe introduces the Quantum X shape, an ultra-precise 3D printer to unlock advanced applications in 3D Microfabrication

Today, Nanoscribe, a BICO company, announced the launch of the Quantum X shape, a high-precision 3D printer for rapid prototyping and wafer-scale batch production. With the Quantum X shape, high-precision 3D printing becomes significantly more efficient in terms of printing on wafers up to 6 inches in size. This gain in efficiency is particularly important for research lab and industrial manufacturing processes such as in life sciences, material engineering, microfluidics, microoptics, micromechanics, and for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS).


Glass as the novel printing material in 3D Microfabrication

With the new Glass Printing Explorer Set, Nanoscribe presents the first commercially available high-precision additive manufacturing process and material for 3D Microfabrication of fused silica glass microstructures. The new photoresin GP-Silica is the centerpiece of the Glass Printing Explorer Set and was developed in a joint research project with Glassomer. The world’s only photoresin for fused silica glass microfabrication stands out due to its high optical transparency combined with excellent thermal, mechanical and chemical properties. This opens up opportunities in exploring new applications in life sciences, microfluidics, microoptics, material engineering and other microtechnology fields.


Nanoscribe to become a CELLINK company

Nanoscribe, the pioneer and market leader in high-precision additive manufacturing, strengthens its strategic position by entering the CELLINK Group. CELLINK was founded in 2016 for commercializing the world’s first universal bioink. The publicly listed company has consistently expanded its portfolio into a bioconvergence company offering solutions for bioprinting, multiomics, cell line development and diagnostics. Nanoscribe will continue developing high-precision additive manufacturing solutions as part of the CELLINK’s business area Bioprinting.


New biocompatible IP-PDMS photoresin features elastomeric properties

Nanoscribe introduces the new IP-PDMS photoresin for 3D Microfabrication of elastomer-based applications, microsystems and devices. The biocompatible printing material is soft, highly flexible and elastic. Thus, IP-PDMS is a promising driver for 3D-printed applications in various fields, such as in life sciences, microfluidics and for microelectromechanical systems (MEMS). These characteristics and the ISO-approved non-cytotoxity of the photoresin promise advances in high-precision 3D printing for cell culturing and tissue engineering.


Photonic packaging to boost information processing capacity in optical computing

Nanoscribe is project partner in the EU-funded photonic computing project PHOENICS. The 4-year project that is coordinated by the University of Münster (Germany) brings together world leaders in neuromorphic photonic computing to achieve energy-efficient petascale processing power with ultra-high bandwidth.


Nanoscribe launches new printing material for high refractive index microoptics

Nanoscribe introduces the new IP-n162 photoresin, a printing material with special properties for microoptical elements such as microlenses, prisms or complex freeform optics. The photoresin features a high refractive index in combination with a high dispersion, which corresponds to a low Abbe number.


Nanoscribe opens its new Microfabrication Experience Center

The Microfabrication Experience Center at Nanoscribe’s headquarters in Karlsruhe is opening its doors these days. Nanoscribe, a German high-tech company offering additive manufacturing systems for the nano, micro and mesoscale, welcomes its customers, partners, users, experts, and other stakeholders interested in 3D Microfabrication.


Engineers and scientists develop mobile technology for eye examinations

The Medical University of Vienna is heading a European research project, in which engineers and scientists are developing a handheld device for mobile ophthalmic care based on low-cost and miniaturized photonic chip technology.


Lars Tritschler to be Chief Financial Officer of Nanoscribe

Effective 1 April 2020, Lars Tritschler joins Nanoscribe's Executive Board as Chief Financial Officer, responsible for organization, finances, purchasing, human resources and legal affairs.


Nanoscribe is fully operational at the new ZEISS Innovation Hub @KIT

Nanoscribe has moved into the ZEISS Innovation Hub at the gates of Campus North of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and now is fully operational. In one of the most innovative high-tech clusters in Germany, the company opens its new headquarters and rolls out extended activities in R&D, streamlined production, customer support, and sales in the brand-new building.


Beyond flat biology: High-precision 3D printing of biocompatible microstructures

Nanoscribe presents the new IP-Visio printing material for life science applications. This material is non-cytotoxic, low-fluorescent and designed for the 3D Microfabrication of biocompatible microstructures. With IP-Visio, Nanoscribe’s 3D printers open up the way to produce intricate, filigree microenvironments needed in 3D cell culture and tissue engineering.


Millimeter-sized parts by high-precision additive manufacturing

At Formnext, the leading additive manufacturing conference and trade fair, Nanoscribe presents high-precision 3D printing capabilities for small series production of components in the millimeter scale.


Nanoscribe expands its worldwide presence

Nanoscribe GmbH is further expanding its sales and service activities on the American continent. The new subsidiary opened its location in the Boston area (USA) on 1 August 2019. The German manufacturer of 3D printers for microfabrication sees this step as an important element of its internationalization strategy.


Nanoscribe receives Innovation Award

The Innovation Award for the most innovative product was presented yesterday evening at the LASER World of Photonics in Munich, the world's leading trade fair for the laser and photonics industry. Nanoscribe prevailed against a top-class international field of applicants with its brand-new Quantum X maskless lithography system.


Nanoscribe launches Quantum X for the fabrication of highly-precise microoptics

World’s first Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography system enters the market of maskless microfabrication. The brand-new Nanoscribe Quantum X targets specific needs in modern industrial microfabrication.


Fly-over video highlights design freedom on the nano- and microscale

Additive processes are more and more changing the world of manufacturing. Advantages like freedom in design and shortened product development cycles enable individualization and innovations of products continuously.


Successful installation of the first Photonic Professional GT2 at KEIO University in Japan

The KEIO University, one of Japan’s most prestigious private university is the first customer using Nanoscribe's latest 3D printer model Photonic Professional GT2. The installation at the Center for Research, Faculty of Science and Technology will open up completely new opportunities in many fields of applications such as mechanical, electrical, chemical and life sciences.

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