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5microns wishes you a wonderful Christmas time

A truly outstanding and somewhat chaotic year is about to come to an end. It is finally time to slow down and enjoy a few relaxing days in the closest circle of the family. As in previous years, we have decided not to send postal Christmas greetings in 2020. Instead, we have donated the money we…

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Our Employee Thomas Handte was honoured with the “Förderpreis Maschinenbau” Award

The Association for the promotion of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Precision Engineering of the Technical University of Ilmenau has honoured our employee Thomas Handte with the sponsorship award “Förderpreis Maschinenbau” for his master thesis. Thomas Handte wrote his master’s thesis about “Microtechnical sensor for the detection of radiation-induced pressure surges”. The master’s thesis…

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We like to party. But when?

Originally, we would have celebrated the sixth birthday of 5microns with our friends, customers, partners and families. And would now be heading towards our beloved spring party. But sadly a pandemic interrupted our plans. → More information

Mouth and nose covers for our team

5microns has equipped its team with reusable mouth and nose covers for private and professional use. → More information

We wish you a happy Easter and are pleased to continue our work in the usual manner.

The 5microns team wishes you and your loved ones a happy Easter, even in these unusual times. We would like to take this Easter greeting as an opportunity to inform you about the consequences of the Corona Crisis for 5microns.  → More information

Paper Electrostatic Microsensor

5microns GmbH has released a paper concerning a current development project. The paper was published at MikroSystemTechnik Kongress 2017 and describes an electrostatic sensor for measurement of homogenous binary mixtures. The measurement of the concentration of ethanol in water was introduced as exemplary application. → More information

Announcement: Short course on Practical Microfluidics

From March 11th to March 15th, 2019 the interdisciplinary Short course on Practical Microfluidics will take place at the Technische Universität Ilmenau. Lars Dittrich, CEO of 5microns, is happy to contribute a lecture as well as a hands-on training, both dealing with basic fabrication technologies for microfluidic chips. Details on topics, course fee, schedule, lecturers…

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White Paper MEMS Tensiometer

5microns GmbH has published a White Paper concerning a current development project. The paper describes a MEMS tensiometer which is suitable for surface tension measurement of very small fluid volumes. Crucial advantages of the system are the high absolute and repeatability accuracy, the short measurement time, the fully automated and cost-effective measurement arrangement and the broad measurement range. →…

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Industry Innovation Discussion

5microns joined the first industry innovation discussion, organized by the LEG Thüringen, on 15th Febuary 2017. During the meeting companies and research institutes discussed about future cooperation’s and possibilities to support them. Lars Dittrich presented the 5microns GmbH and gave some issues about the cooperation with the TU Ilmenau and other research institutes.

Economic trade mission “Meet The Dutch”

The 5microns GmbH joined the economic trade mission “Meet The Dutch” on 8th February 2017. During the meeting, companies from the Netherlands and Thuringia came together in order to extend their European network. We are looking forward to a fruitful cooperation with our new partners from the Netherlands.

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