Exhibitors ResearchPharm 2018 in Granada


Agilent is a leader in life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. The company provides laboratories worldwide with instruments, services, consumables, applications and expertise, enabling customers to gain the insights they seek. Agilent’s expertise and trusted collaboration give them the highest confidence in our solutions.


Anton Paar GmbH

Anton Paar develops, produces and distributes highly accurate laboratory instruments and process measuring systems that are used in pharmaceutical research worldwide. The analysis of relevant parameters employing Anton Paar instruments ensures the consistent high quality of pharmaceutical products. With Pharmaceutical Qualification and Validation Packages and documented service, the instruments are qualified for use in production and quality control.



ARMOR PHARMA manufactures and markets 3 ranges of pharmaceutical grade lactose for all your applications: 

  • ARMOR PHARMA™ lactose monohydrate : sieved & milled lactose for sachets, tablets and capsules formulation
  • EXCIPRESS™ : lactose for Direct Compression
  • EXCIPURE™ : lactose for Dry powder Inhalation 

Our state of the art industrial facility, located in Brittany, FRANCE, is in full compliance with pharmaceutical standards (cGMP, GDP, PAT) and enables the production of lactose in line with pharmaceutical regulations: Ph-EU, USP-NF, and JP.

ARMOR PHARMA's ambition is to design solutions that best support customer's development. Our positionning reflects this philosophy, centred on a question that makes sense: "How would you like your lactose?" 

For more information, or to tell us how you would like your lactose:   



Our pharmaceutical team advances drug delivery with sophisticated science-based solutions. Our full line of products combined with global R&D capabilities can help deliver your drugs when and where they're needed resulting in better outcomes for patients and pharmaceutical companies. With its significant history in pharmaceuticals and one of the widest available product ranges for oral solid-dosage forms, Ashland has a solid foundation to help find excipient and formulation solutions for you. A full-service resource, Ashland can help you bind, coat, dissolve and deliver solutions that can yield better patient outcomes.


Stevanato Group

Balda develops and delivers customized solutions for the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and other medical sectors. Our expertise is high precision injection molding, as well as automated assembly of complex devices, mainly under clean room conditions. We understand markets and our partners needs, meeting the strictest demands while providing one stop solutions.



BASF offers comprehensive solutions to the pharmaceutical industry, ranging from a broad, high-quality excipients portfolio to APIs. With its expertise in polymer chemistry, its worldwide R&D capabilities and the company’s commitment to developing value-adding excipients, BASF continuously creates solutions to challenges related to Instant & Modified-Release, Solubilization, Softgels, Biologic Solutions and Skin Delivery. 



Bayer is a Life Science company with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. With our innovative products, we are contributing to finding solutions to some of the major challenges of our time. The growing and increasingly aging world population requires improved medical care and an adequate supply of food. Bayer is improving people’s quality of life by preventing, alleviating and treating diseases. And we are helping to provide a reliable supply of high-quality food, feed and plant-based raw materials.



"Filmcoating excellence is BIOGRUND’s core business. Our unique and ready-to-use film coating, sugar-coating, tabletting, colouring and excipient products guarantee optimized results in a short time. Easy, fast and reliable!
BIOGRUND assists the nutritional supplement and pharmaceutical industries in the development and production of solid oral dosage forms. We help our customers improve running production processes and cooperate with them in the research for new solutions. Furthermore, our product development benefits from the expertise we have gained in over 15 years of experience."



BENEO’s excipient galenIQ™ (Isomalt Ph Eur, BP, USP-NF, JP and approved in China with an Import Drug License) is a range of water-soluble filler-binders. Derived from beet sugar it has a sweet taste and promotes a pleasant, well-balanced gustatory profile in pharmaceutical formulations. Due to these unique sensorial properties it is an optimal choice for solid and liquid oral applications, and especially those in combination with active ingredients or plant extracts which have a bitter and / or unpleasant flavour. Being a member of the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) the company produces galenIQ™ under GMP conditions for pharmaceutical excipients.


Budenheim – a deeply routed tradition as a reliable partner of the pharmaceutical industry

Since the 1950’s, we have been dedicated to providing the pharmaceutical market with high quality phosphate based excipients for the manufacturing of liquid and solid dosage forms. Continuous development and improvement of our products, exclusively manufactured in Germany following current Good Manufacturing and current Good Distribution Practices, make us a unique partner and ensure the best solutions for your business. Beside proven quality by our customers and by independent third-part certifications, we have earned our reputation by a close collaboration with our partners, which includes technical service and regulatory support. This long-term commitment is an additional incentive for us to continue to focus on customer oriented solutions.


BÜCHI Labortechnik AG

BUCHI is a leading solution provider in laboratory technology for R&D, quality control and production worldwide for more than 75 years. We serve a wide range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food & beverage, feed, environmental analysis and academia.



Capsugel designs, develops and manufactures a wide range of innovative dosage forms for the biopharmaceutical and consumer health & nutrition industries. Our unique combination of science, engineering, formulation and capsule expertise enables our customers to optimize the bioavailability, targeted delivery and overall performance of their products. We partner with more than 4,000 customers in over 100 countries to create novel, high-quality and customized solutions that align with our customers’ evolving needs and benefit patients and consumers.



Colorcon is a world leader in the development, supply and technical support of formulated film coating systems, modified release technologies, and functional excipients for the pharmaceutical industry. Our best-in-class products and technologies are complemented by our extensive application data and value-added services to support all phases of solid oral dose design, development and manufacture. Our focus on market issues and technology development has earned Colorcon an international reputation as a pharmaceutical supplier of choice.  That reputation is based on superior product quality, unparalleled technical support, extensive regulatory assistance and reliable supply from multiple locations.



We contribute to a healthier world by offering ingredients and formulation expertise which help our pharmaceutical customers get the best performance from their active ingredients.

Our excipient portfolio is designed to meet customer needs across all delivery forms. We offer high purity Super Refined™ excipients which optimise delivery and stability of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and drug formulations, while maintaining API integrity.


DS Technology

DS Technology is a system partner for new innovative oral drug delivery systems


DURECT Corp/LACTEL® Absorbable Polymers

LACTEL® Polymers are optimized for drug delivery applications, including printing, nanoparticles, RNA delivery, and more…  Our biodegradable polyesters have a long history of use in marketed pharmaceuticals and medical devices approved by the FDA and other agencies.  As the first suppliers of these materials in the US, we have substantial expertise in custom synthesis. Customization can include block & copolymers from mPEG/PEGs, very low residual monomer and other manipulations of the polymer architecture to meet your project requirements.  We also offer an extensive stock inventory for immediate shipment.  Visit us at the LACTEL Exhibit to talk with a polymer expert.


Evonik Industries AG

Evonik is a major provider of functional pharmaceutical excipients and offers advanced formulation solutions for oral and parenteral controlled release applications. As one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals, Evonik provides its products in over 100 countries around the world and offers an experienced team who understands the challenges of drug delivery today and tomorrow.

Exhibited articles and services

  • Enteric formulations
  • Protective formulations
  • Sustained-release formulations
  • Formulation development
  • Technical support
  • GMP services
  • Proof of concept
  • Advanced drug delivery
  • Medical devices
  • Depot formulations
  • Biodegradable polymers


Freeman Technology

Freeman Technology specialises in systems for measuring the flow properties of powders and has over 15 years' experience in powder flow and powder characterisation. The company invests significantly in R&D and applications development, and provides comprehensive support alongside its range of products. Expert teams guide and support users around the world in addressing their individual powder challenges, focusing on delivering the most relevant information for the process. The result is world-leading solutions that underpin process and product understanding, accelerate R&D and formulation towards successful commercialisation, and support the long term optimisation of powder processes.


Freund-Vector Corporation

Freund-Vector Corporation is a full service global market leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of solid dosage processing equipment and services for the processing of powders, particles, beads and tablets.  Equipment applications include particle coating- drying- agglomerating- granulating- layering- densification and tablet coating.  Markets served by Freund-Vector include the pharmaceutical, nutritional, chemical, food and confectionery industries.

Founded in 1972, Freund-Vector Corporation has over 2500 worldwide installations. Our parent company Freund Corporation of Tokyo, Japan, a long time business partner, purchased controlling interest of Vector Corporation in 1997. Together our two companies now have over 5000 worldwide equipment installations in 51 countries of the world.


Frewitt manufacturer of machines Ltd.

FREWITT:  We care about milling
At your service — through thick and thin, from coarse to fine
Frewitt has been developing and manufacturing premium-quality mills in Switzerland since 1946, mills that are critical components in the crushing and grinding processes of our renowned clientele in the pharmaceutical, chemical and food product industries. Thanks to our forward-looking orientation to the requirements of our customers, Frewitt is also an expert partner for high-tech sieving, homogenization, deagglomeration, conveying, dosing and filling solutions for powders and granulates of every type; and assist you in dealing with the current and future challenges you face in the mechanical processing of powders.


Gala Kunststoff- und Kautschukmaschinen GmbH

Maag is the worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, filtration systems and pulverizers for demanding applications in the pharma, food, plastics, chemical and petrochemical industries. Maag develops, manufactures, and distributes innovative, customized solutions for complete pump and pelletizing systems.

Gala Industries as well as Reduction Engineering Scheer recently joined the Maag family. Maag is represented in the markets with its brands "Maag Pump & Filtration Systems", "Automatik Scheer Strand Pelletizers", "Gala Automatik Underwater Pelletizers" and "Reduction Pulverizing Systems".


Gamlen Tableting Ltd.

Tableting by Design™ - Test Formulations in Minutes!
We produce the Gamlen Powder Compaction Analyzer, the world's first force-controlled computerised benchtop instrument for making tablets one at a time and for material characterisation, preformulation, formulation, process development, QbD for tablets, and QC of APIs and excipients.  Tablets can be made and tested in minutes.

We also supply the GTP-SafeTab, a lightweight, portable benchtop enclosure for handling highly-potent APIs, and the GamPette, a powder pipette for reliably and reproducibly delivering small volumes of powder.



A leading provider of functional lipid excipients for oral, topical, rectal and alternative route drug delivery. If you want to learn more about how lipid excipients resolve solubility and increase oral bioavailability or formulation approaches for modified drug release or skin penetration enhancers, come and talk to us. We also have research programmes in emerging fields including oral peptide delivery with lipid excipients.


Gaylord Chemical Company

Gaylord Chemical Company produces Procipient®(Dimethyl Sulfoxide USP, PhEur) a high purity DMSO manufactured according to cGMP guidelines for API production (ICH Q7).  The product is supported by a Health Canada Drug Master File, a Type II Drug Master File at FDA and a CEP was granted by EDQM.  Procipient is effectively utilized worldwide in numerous registered pharmaceutical dosages and medical devices as an excipient or an API.  For API synthesis applications, the company also offers DMSO Synthesis Grade and Dimethyl Sulfide (DMS).  Products are available throughout Europe exclusively from the IMCD Group.


Glatt GmbH - Pharmaceutical Services

Glatt Pharmaceutical Services is the CDMO division of Glatt. We develop and produce solid pharmaceutical dosage forms as a service provider. The core areas are multiparticulates such as pellets and micropellets as well as granulates. Glatt also offers additional suitable technological solutions, for example, taste masking of human and animal medications, improvement of bioavailability and chemical stabilization of drugs.


W. R. Grace

Grace, built on talent, technology and trust, is a premier specialty chemicals company that provides innovative products, technologies and services that support pharmaceutical development and manufacturing. As a worldwide leader in specialty silica gel manufacturing, Grace’s portfolio of solutions for the pharmaceutical industry include SYLOID® formulation excipients, SILSOL® silica-based drug delivery technologies, custom intermediates and regulatory starting materials, and VYDAC® and DAVISIL® bulk chromatographic media.


Granutools improves powder understanding by delivering leading edge physical characterization tools.

Combining decades of experience in scientific instrumentation with fundamental research on powder characterization, we offer a unique set of complementary instruments.

All we do is powder flow characterization.

Named after their purpose, our instruments are tools to understand macroscopic behavior of powders: Granuflow for flow, Granuheap for static cohesion, Granudrum for dynamic cohesion and flow, Granupack for compaction kinetics and Granucharge for triboelectric charging mechanisms.


Harro Höfliger

Well-established automation provider specialising in customised solutions for the Inhalation, Oral Dose, Sterile Drug Delivery, Medical Devices & Advanced Wound Care sectors.



Hovione is an international company with over 58 years of experience as a CDMO and is currently a fully integrated supplier offering services for drug substance, drug product intermediate and drug product. With four FDA inspected sites in Portugal, the U.S., Ireland and China, Hovione provides branded pharmaceutical customers services for the development and compliant manufacture of innovative drugs including highly potent compounds, niche generic API products, and offers proprietary product development and licensing opportunities for drug products. In the inhalation area, Hovione is the only independent company offering a complete range of services. 


Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH

Leistritz Extrusionstechnik GmbH is a leading German manufacturer of twin screw extruders and extrusion lines. The Nuremberg-based machine engineering company has been delivering extruders for the pharma industry for many years, thus availing of a comprehensive know-how. For the special needs of the pharma industry Leistritz offers a range of extruders and additional components in GMP design for hot melt and wet extrusion. It is characterized by its sophisticated construction details: Particular attention is paid to safe and easy cleaning, high process stability for consistently high product quality levels, optimum process control and a complete documentation.


Linkam Scientific Instruments

Linkam Scientific Instruments develop and manufacture a range of stages for thermal microscopy including the new DSC and Freeze Drying microscope systems as well as humidity control within the sample chamber. Linkam provide complete solutions for sample characterisation.

Linkam stages and systems can be used in conjunction with light microscopes, Raman, IR and other forms of spectroscopy and X-ray. Linkam stages are found in thousands of laboratories worldwide and can be used in a variety of applications across many sectors including: Pharmaceutical, Food Research, Material Characterisation, Biological Studies and many more.


LTS Lohmann Therapie-Systeme AG

Lubrizol LifeSciences

Lubrizol LifeSciences is a healthcare product solution partner for medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers who need product development support and drug eluting device solutions. We work with you to create functional polymer solutions for various pharmaceutical applications. Product brands include: Carbopol®polymers, Noveon® Polycarbophil, Pathway™ excipients, Pemulen™ polymeric emulsifiers and Transform™ Polymer Films. Now with Particle Sciences and Vesta - LifeSciences is the only healthcare product solution partner offering polymer customization, complex drug formulation and contract manufacturing solutions.


Maag Automatik GmbH

Maag is the worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, filtration systems and pulverizers for demanding applications in the pharma, food, plastics, chemical and petrochemical industries. Maag develops, manufactures, and distributes innovative, customized solutions for complete pump and pelletizing systems.

Gala Industries as well as Reduction Engineering Scheer recently joined the Maag family. Maag is represented in the markets with its brands "Maag Pump & Filtration Systems", "Automatik Scheer Strand Pelletizers", "Gala Automatik Underwater Pelletizers" and "Reduction Pulverizing Systems".


Maag Pump Systems AG

Maag is the worldwide leading manufacturer of gear pumps, pelletizing systems, filtration systems and pulverizers for demanding applications in the pharma, food, plastics, chemical and petrochemical industries. Maag develops, manufactures, and distributes innovative, customized solutions for complete pump and pelletizing systems.

Gala Industries as well as Reduction Engineering Scheer recently joined the Maag family. Maag is represented in the markets with its brands "Maag Pump & Filtration Systems", "Automatik Scheer Strand Pelletizers", "Gala Automatik Underwater Pelletizers" and "Reduction Pulverizing Systems".


MEGGLE Excipients & Technology

Experts in Excipients

MEGGLE Excipients & Technology is a global leader in manufacturing lactose for the pharmaceutical industry.  We offer a broad product portfolio of lactose excipients, co-processed technologies and excipient contract manufacturing.  

MEGGLE is a pioneer in co-processing technologies and developed highly functional excipients possessing unique qualities for directly compressible immediate and sustained release pharmaceutical solid dosage forms.

  • Lactose monohydrate
  • Anhydrous Lactose
  • Co-Processed Excipients
  • Lactose for Inhalation
  • Lactose for lyophilization and parentral applications
  • Tailor-made lactose products


  • Spray drying
  • Co-Processing
  • Agglomeration
  • Product Customization


MeltPrep GmbH


Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Merck offers more than 400 pharmaceutical formulation raw materials for solid, liquid and semi-solid dosage forms, a wide range of active pharmaceutical ingredients and drug delivery compounds which include activated PEGs, lipids, PEG lipids for bioavailability enhancement. In addition, Merck provides extensive documentation and support to assure regulatory compliance. Through dedicated collaboration on new scientific and engineering insights, Merck serves as a strategic partner to help advance the promise of life saving therapies. For more information on the company's portfolio, please visit: www.merckgroup.com



MG2. Capsule fillers & packaging technology.

Lead by the Chairman, Ernesto Gamberini, one of the founding shareholders of the company in 1966, MG2 is a market leader in the designing and manufacturing of capsule fillers.
As well as machines used to dose products into hard shell capsules and other small containers, MG2 Process Division manufactures complementary production quality control machines, weight control systems, weighing/counting/sorting machines for tablets and capsules.
The Packaging Division offers reliable packaging machines for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and foodstuffs, such as: cartoners, case-packers, forming and filling machines for boxes/trays, palletizers, serialization systems for cartons, bottles and bundled productsRental stand



MUNIT is a new and innovative consultancy company, operating in the field of MICRONIZATION of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs), High Potent APIs, Cytotoxic and Cytostatic compounds, Inhalation products, Steroids, R&D compounds and Generics.

In MUNIT we have combined the technical and commercial expertise of its affiliates Jetpharma SA (Switzerland) and Microchem Srl (Italy) making the best out of 40 years of leadership.

MUNIT is your direct access point to Jetpharma’s and Microchem’s services, such as:

  • Jet- , Pin- and Hammer milling
  • Co- and cryogenic micronization
  • Sieving, Blending, De-Lumping
  • Technical trials, DOE Studies,  Process development and validation
  • PSD analysis etc.



NISSO CHEMICAL EUROPE GmbH (NCE) was founded in 1989 as a subsidiary of Nippon Soda Co., Ltd. Tokyo, Japan. Based in Düsseldorf, NCE is able to respond swiftly and effectively to customer needs both in Europe and Africa.

NISSO HPC (Hydroxypropyl Cellulose) is one of the key products for NISSO Group. NCE distributes NISSO HPC to European, and African market, offering a wide range of viscosities and particle size formats for direct compression, roller compaction, wet granulation, extrusion, drug solubility enhancement, orodispersible tablets, controlled release matrices, and film coating applications. NISSO HPC is additives free, EP, USP/NF, and JP compliant. Latest new products are high viscosity non-GMO grades of NISSO HPC.


Pharma Test Apparatebau AG

Any pharmaceutical production facility requires routine testing of physical dosage form properties as well as active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) content. Since 1979 Pharma Test has been synonymous with the development and production of high-quality test devices and systems for the Quality Control of tablets, capsules, suppositories, ampoules, bulk materials, and other solid dosage formats. Pharma Test offers a complete product range from manual, physical testing instruments to fully automated, analytical test systems to analyze the active chemical composition of a dosage form as well as its release rate.



The PHAST Group supports the international research-based pharmaceutical and biotech industry in the development of future-oriented pharmaceuticals. In the “Centers of Excellence” specially established for spectroscopy, dissolution/drug release and solid-state analytics, biorelevant dissolution methods are developed and validated, and the in vitro performance of dosage forms investigated. In addition, the PHAST experts are responsible for the particle characterization and perform molecular structure elucidations.

As a "USP Authorized Distributor", PHAST is the sales partner for reference standards of the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) for Europe.

The number and qualification of the PHAST experts allow for maximum flexibility and quality. All laboratories have been successfully GMP-certified at national and international level. The multiple successful FDA inspections passed are an additional confirmation for PHAST customers for the permanently highest quality level.



With 20 years of experience, ProCepT is the specialist in lab-scale R&D equipment, offering innovative solutions for drying, agglomeration, coating and mixing applications. Focussing on small-scale equipment, ProCepT's mission is to reduce and optimize customers R&D costs in particle processing. Worldwide ProCepT has built up strong references in Pharma, Biotech, Fine Chemicals, Nutraceuticals and Food. Our engineering concept is based on the four pillars of: modularity, visibility, accuracy and customization.


Quadro Engineering / Fitzpatrick Company

Quadro Engineering Corp. and The Fitzpatrick Company are both IDEX Material Processing Technologies business units. 

Quadro is the originator of the conical screen mill.  Quadro engineers and manufactures an innovative line of size reduction and fine grind mills, as well as security screeners for the Pharmaceutical, Food, Cosmetic, Fine Chemical and Biotech industries.

The Fitzpatrick Company engineers, manufactures and markets the FitzMillComminutor for precise particle size reduction, and the Chilsonator® Roll Compactor for dry granulation/powder agglomeration.  Fitzpatrick provides fully scalable solutions, for lab/R&D to production, with repeatable and reproducible results.


Shin-Etsu PFMD GmbH

Shin-Etsu began producing pharmaceutical excipients in 1962. Shin-Etsu's cellulose excipients can make a valuable contribution in various areas of pharmaceutical technology, for example as film coatings, binders and thickeners. We will be exhibiting our L-HPC a dual-functionality excipient: binder and disintegrant, Pharmacoat® which is widely used as a binder for granulation and coating. Controlling the particle size and chemistry of the Hypromellose we can also use the Hypromellose as matrix forming agent in tablets which can give you up to 12 hours release profile depending on the formulation and API solubility, this product is under the trade name Metolose SR®. We are the main suppliers for Shin-Etsu Aqoat® (HPMCAS) and HPMCP for solid dispersion and enteric coating applications.


Sirius Analytical

Sirius Analytical is a market leader in the fields of measurement of physicochemical properties, biorelevant solubility and dissolution and in vitro modelling of in vivo behaviour of formulated biological drugs. Our expertise areas include the delivery of oral, inhaled, injected and transdermal drugs.

Sirius also offers analytical and consultancy services to help our customers solve all kinds of small and large molecule formulation challenges.



The SOTAX Group is the world leader in the development, sales, services of tablet testing technologies for Oral Solid Dosage forms.

  • Dissolution Testing - manual, semi-automated, fully automated USP 1, 2, 4, 5, 6 testing
  • Physical Testing - hardness, disintegration, friability, tapped density
  • Sample Preparation - automated platforms for content uniformity

Providing high-quality testing solutions for pharmaceutical dosage forms such as tablets has been the expertise and passion of the SOTAX Group for more than 40 years. Strongly committed to local service and driving innovation, the company is proud to be the preferred choice of pharmaceutical companies worldwide.


Stable Micro Systems

Stable Micro Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of materials testing instrumentation for over 20 years, will be displaying its revolutionary Powder Flow Analyser and Texture Analyser for controlled release applications. The instrument will provide an accurate and reliable method of measuring the flow characteristics of dry and wet powders.

The TA.XTPlus Texture Analyser can also measure the hardness of granules  tablets or micro spheres, tablet disintegration and swelling and will perform mucoadhesion tests.  Visit our stand for a revealing demonstration of these two products and discuss your testing requirements with our product specialists.


tesa Labtec

tesa Labtec offers the development and manufacture of transdermal and topical patches as well as oral, buccal or sublingual films (CDMO services). The business activities comprise formulation development, scale up and manufacture of clinical trial supplies or finished products under full cGMP conditions. Thereby tesa counts on its proprietary technologies Transfilm®, Rapidfilm® and Mucofilm®. tesa Labtec is a wholly owned subsidiary of tesa SE, a member of the Beiersdorf group of companies, and offers its services to customer worldwide. Our sites are FDA approved.


Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has innovative solutions at every stage of the pharmaceutical process, from discovery through to production and QC. Our deep understanding of the challenges faced by producers of medicines allows us to forge partnerships that more quickly deliver next-generation drugs to market. Visit us on Booth 7 to see the latest innovations to help streamline your drug development process Characterize - understand API/excipient formulation properties Materialize - produce extruded solid dosage forms (eg. Implants, pellets etc.) Analyze - evaluate your solid formulations post-extrusion using a variety of techniques


WITec GmbH

WITec is the leading manufacturer of confocal and scanning-probe microscopes for vital and diverse applications in Raman Imaging, Atomic Force (AFM), and Scanning Near-Field Optical Microscopy (SNOM). From the company’s founding in 1997, WITec has been distinguished by its innovative product portfolio and a microscope design that enables combinations of the various imaging techniques within one system. An exemplar of the company’s breakthrough development is the world’s first integrated Raman-AFM microscope. To this day, WITec’s confocal microscopes are unrivaled in sensitivity, resolution and imaging capabilities. Significant innovation awards document WITec’s enduring success and innovative strength.