Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH

Major objective is the continuous development of a nanotechnology competence network for an efficient transfer of latest R&D-results into marketable products as well as the promotion of cooperations aiming at concrete projects. The Nanoinitiative Bayern is responsible for the cluster management.

Cluster Nanotechnology

Major objective of Cluster Nanotechnology is the continuous development of a compentence network in the field of nanotechnology to support an efficient transfer of latest R&D-results into products. Close cross-linking of the research, economic and educating sectors is of utmost importance. The focus of the cluster activities is on the further development of a dense network between small and medium-sized enterprises with universities, universities of applied sciences and publicly funded research institutions. The Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH is responsible for the cluster management. Originating from its strong roots in Bavaria, the cluster is also active on the national and international level with its networks and projects.

Focus areas

Focus areas of cluster tasks are the core areas of the specific implementation of the potential offered by nanotechnology. The central components of cluster work include introduction of innovative process technologies, cost-effective integration in existing production processes, technology-oriented project management, customer-oriented innovation management, and exploitation of interdisciplinary synergies.

Core competencies

  • Initiation, support, and coordination of projects, extending to complete project management
  • Execution of customer-specific innovation workshops
  • Initiation and management of nanotechnology networks
  • Promotion of cooperation between research and development institutes and users in industry
  • Support for project proposals
  • Support of application-oriented research
  • International research marketing
  • Organization of seminars, workshops, and trade fair participation
  • Knowledge procurement and knowledge maintenance
  • Open discussion of opportunities and risks

application fields

Company information

Nanoinitiative Bayern GmbH
Josef-Martin-Weg 52
97074 Würzburg



Dr.-Ing. Peter Grambow
phone: +49 931 3189374
fax: +49 931 3180569