Research Areas

Development on 5 Pillars

Surfaces, Materials and Systems

INNOVENT is a non-profit, industry-oriented research institution from Jena with the main focus on surface technology, biomaterials and magnetic and optical systems. The institute was founded in 1994 and currently employs about 140 people. The competences of INNOVENT are bundled in five research areas:

 

  • Surface Technology (OFT)
  • Primer & Chemical Surface Treatment (PCO)
  • Magnetic & Optical Systems (MOS)
  • Biomaterials (BMA) as well as
  • Analytics & Materials Testing (ANA).

INNOVENT is active in various networks and clusters and is the initiator of the Theme Days on Interfacial and Surface Engineering (ThGOT), the Atmospheric Pressure Plasma User Group (ak-adp) and the Inn-O-Kultur forum.

The company is also a founding member of the German Industrial Research Association Konrad Zuse.

Our 5 Research Areas

Surface Technology

Process development for the modification, coating or sterilization of surfaces

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Primer & Chemical Surface Treatment

Surfaces and Materials
investigate  develop  treat  coat  bond

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Magnetic & Optical Systems

Magnetism, optics and crystal growing

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Biomaterials

Synthesis and modification of biomaterials, characterization and application testing

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Analytics & Materials Testing

Analytical services and development of new materials

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Dr. Bernd Grünler
Director

Head of Department 
Surface Technology

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Phone: +49 3641 282510

Dr. Arnd Schimanski
Director

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Phone: +49 3641 282510