Leitat is a private technical institute with more than 110 years of experience in industrial innovation processes. We transform technological and scientific results into economic and competitive value for our clients and collaborating entities. Over 1500 customers benefit from our talent, creativity and strong commitment. We bring knowledge and innovation to our customers through applied research and technical testing in the fields of chemistry, energy, environment, materials, engineering and life sciences. We rely upon our 330 highly skilled team members who deliver flexible solutions to face any industrial challenge.

AIT as Austria’s largest non-university R&D institution participates through the business unit Molecular Diagnostics of the Center for Health & Bioresources. The goal of the business unit is to identify effective ways for early diagnosis of infections as well as age-related diseases such as diabetes, cancer and fibrotic diseases. We develop biomarkers based on nucleic acids and proteins and highly sensitive and specific biosensor systems for medical diagnostics. The business unit currently comprises a team of about 50 scientists with interdisciplinary expertise in biology, physics, chemistry and electrical engineering.
Melodea is an Israeli company pioneering the development of an economically viable industrial process for the extraction of Cellulose nanocrystals (known as CNC or NCC) from variety of sources such as wood pulp, hemp, flax cotton, as well as from the side streams of the paper industry. Moreover, the company developed proprietary technologies to assemble the CNC into ecologically friendly foams, additives for different polymers for performance enhancement, and for sustainable, barrier coatings for plastics and papers.
RISE Acreo AB is a part of RISE AB, a non-profit research organization owned by the Swedish government. RISE Acreo offers innovative and value-adding ICT solutions – from idea to prototype – for sustainable growth in industry and society. RISE Acreo core strength is in the area of hardware being able to provide cutting edge resources and technological solution within Digital Communication, Life Science, Clean Technologies and Industrial Production.
Infineon Technologies Austria AG is a 100% subsidiary of Infineon Technology AG that is a worldwide acting company with over 36000 employees. Infineon Technologies Austria AG, based in Villach, is a semiconductor company with activities all over the world. Infineon Technologies Austria develops and manufactures semiconductors and systems solutions for automotive and industrial electronics, and security & RFID solutions. Around 3600 employees based throughout Austria help to ensure that Infineon consistently sets the pace in the field of microelectronics. In Graz Infineon operates a development centre with ~300 experts with focus on RFID, security processors, short range wireless transceivers, tire pressure monitoring systems, 3d-imaging and automotive power products development and design.
Atlas Medical first started in Cambridge, UK in 1996 as a manufacturer and supplier of quality Diagnostic Reagents and Kits. To cope with growing demand, the company established two purpose-built modern facilities in both Jordan and Malaysia. Core operations are now conducted from Jordan site, while our site in the UK acts as the European legal manufacturer for Atlas Medical products and it is still involved in various marketing and regulatory affair activities. Our product range comprises a comprehensive list of quality diagnostic products in the fields of serology, haematology, microbiology, immunology, histopathology and biochemistry. Atlas Medical enjoys a good presence in many international markets.
Genes’Ink is a company created in 2010 with 20 employees offering a large range of conductive and semi-conductive inks for printed electronic applications. GENES products are made of nanoparticles synthesized by GENES and incorporated in unique coatings and ink formulations. GENES products give high performances onto flexible substrates. Founded in October 2010, GENES has a unique know-how in the field of conception and production of nanomaterials and manufacturing of nano-inks.
IMST GmbH is a leader in R&D of new products for mobile communications, integrated circuits, RFcircuits and active antenna technology. It was founded in 1992 with financial support of the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia. The company is a leader in researching and developing new products for mobile communications systems, radar, integrated circuits, RF-circuits, and in advancing modern antenna technology. The company specialises in creating tailor-made system solutions for industrial customers.
Founded by Thomas Zadrozny in 1995, Pro-Active is a “knowledge based” company providing services in the fields of: Scientific and technological advice – Key Enabling Technologies, Innovation management, value chains and forward studies. Project design, implementation and management. Business plans and commercialization. Evaluation and monitoring (ex-ante, ongoing, ex-post). Strategy design, road mapping, policy recommendations. International Cooperation, LAC. Socioeconomic analysis, sustainability appraisal and education needs. Communication strategy and implementation. ICT, IoT, Big data analysis and cloud technology.
Prelonic technologies TB Eibensteine is developing printed electronic elements since 2007 and working on the integration of such elements via printing. From printed circuitry over printed batteries, displays, electroluminescent devices up to hybrid integration of modules, Prelonic is working on own developments, contract development and prototyping for customers. Based on substantial know how in chemistry, electronics and printing prelonic is creating single electronic elements as well as complex modules via printegration (integration via printing)
EMPA – EIDGENOESSISCHE MATERIALPRUEFUNGS- UND FORSCHUNGSANSTALT – is a materials science and technology research institution. It belongs to the ETH domain and as such is an important element in education, science and innovation in Switzerland. Empa conducts cutting-edge materials and technology research, generating interdisciplinary solutions to help overcome major challenges faced by industry, and creates the necessary scientific basis to ensure that our society develops in a sustainable manner.
COATEMA is for more than 40 years a family owned company and is an engineering expert for high quality coating, laminating and printing plants. It offers equipment solution for laboratory R&D, for pilot plants and custom made production equipment. The company is a leading supplier of variable multifunction coating plants with many economic advantages (e.g. the modular Click & Coat system), does its own R&D in important application fields, hold patents for pioneering solutions, and have been awarded with innovation prizes.