Professional competence in micro- and nanoparticles
for research and industry

© Fraunhofer ISC

Today, small or very small particles are an indispensable component of many modern materials in almost all areas of technology. Particles can have a very complex structure and thus combine several functions. As additives, particles thus not only improve material properties, they also open up completely new functionalities and applications. Particle systems with interactive functionality are used, for example, in diagnostics and therapy, in sensor technology in smart coatings or composites.
The two divisions Particle Technology and Theranostics of the Fraunhofer ISC offer customer-specific development and production of micro- and nanoparticles.


 

Further information on the subject of particles

You can find out more about particle systems and developments on the Particle Technology website and for medical and biological questions on the Theranostics website.

 

Watch also the video »Nanoparticle Kitchen«.

 

Focus areas

  • Complex, multifunctional particles
  • Upscaling
  • Particles for composites and coatings
  • Surface modification
    and biofunctionalization
  • Particle systems for in vitro and in vivo diagnostics (medical imaging)
  • Particle systems for therapy
 

Offer

  • Tailor-made particle systems
    (e.g. MAGSILICA®)
  • Processing and upscaling
    of particle syntheses
  • Production of prototypes
  • Consulting in the field of nanotechnology
  • Feasibility studies
  • Detailed literature searches
  • Particle analysis

Your local contact

Karl Mandel

Contact Press / Media

Dr. Karl Mandel

Head of Particle Technology

Fraunhofer-Institut für Silicatforschung ISC
Neunerplatz 2
97082 Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-402

Fax +49 931 4100-399

Sofia Dembski

Contact Press / Media

Dr. Sofia Dembski

Head of Biomaterials

Fraunhofer Translational Center Regenerative Therapies TLC-RT
Neunerplatz 2
97082 Würzburg, Germany

Phone +49 931 4100-516

Fax +49 931 4100-399