JPK Instruments AG is a world leading manufacturer of nanoanalytic instruments that enable unparalleled access at the nanotechnology level. The product portfolio is based around atomic force microscopes and optical tweezers for a wide range of applications, from soft matter physics to nano-optics, from surface chemistry to cellular and molecular biology.
Leading-edge instruments from JPK are used by the most renowned research institutes across the world. Headquartered in Berlin and with operations in Dresden, Cambridge (UK), Singapore, Tokyo (Japan) and Paris (France), JPK maintains a global network of distributors and support centers and provides on the spot applications and service support to an ever-growing community of researchers.


Bruker systems cover a broad spectrum of applications in all fields of research and development and are used in all industrial production processes for the purpose of ensuring quality and process reliability.
Bruker continues to build upon its extensive range of products and solutions, its broad base of installed systems and a strong reputation among its customers. Being one of the world's leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker is strongly committed to further fully meet its customers’ needs as well as to continue to develop state-of-the-art technologies and innovative solutions for today's analytical questions.

Nanosurf, focusing on research and industrial applications, offers AFM solutions based on its modular and advanced tip-scanner systems. Via long-standing collaborations with university and industrial partners, Nanosurf is continuously driving new developments in this sector and combines AFM with other technologies to allow unique applications and new possibilities like the FluidFM, that opens up a whole new level of control and application possibilities in single-cell micromanipulation and beyond.

Based in Liestal (Switzerland), Nanosurf provides Swiss Made technology through its offices in Germany, USA and China and its worldwide distribution network.

LOT-Quantum Design is the Europe’s leading distributor of imaging, materials analysis, nano & biotechnology and spectroscopy instrumentation.

With more than 120 dedicated people in about 20 countries, including the head office in Germany and main subsidiaries in Italy, France and the UK, LOT-Quantum Design has been supplying leading edge scientific instruments to industry and academia within Europe for over 20 years.

LOT-Quantum Design is part of the Quantum Design Group which includes the headquarters in the US (San Diego, CA) and subsidiaries in Japan, China, Korea, India and South America.

WITec is a manufacturer of high-resolution optical and scanning probe microscopy solutions for scientific and industrial applications.
Focusing on innovations and constantly introducing new technologies, WITec continues to redefine what is possible for a wide variety of optical, structural, and chemical imaging techniques. The company’s product line features scanning nearfield optical microscopy using unique cantilever technology, confocal Raman Imaging designed for the highest sensitivity and resolution, and AFM for materials research, nanotechnology and biology. The modular design of WITec microscopes allows the combination of these techniques. Thus not only chemical information, but also structural and topographic information can be acquired at the same time and on the same sample area using only one instrument.

NT-MDT enjoys a 20-year history in instrumentation created specifically for nanotechnology research, leading the field in originality, quality, and high tech development. We strive for next-generation SPM technology, whether it be in pure modularity that allows a university or industrial lab to start with a cost-effective core product and build to a grand, multi-user research center or the ultimate amalgamation of SPM with related technologies that has resulted in ultramicrotomy for nanotomography and spectroscopy-based instruments that meld the world of imaging with the world of chemical analysis.
NT-MDT offers expert service and applications development through more than 20 representative offices and distributor centers around the globe.  In the past five years, our installed base has grown to over 2000 instruments, promoting growth of both lab and research programs world-wide.
Nikon Instruments SpA, the Italian subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, Japan, was founded in 1995. Its principal activity the distribution of diagnostic, research and measurement instruments such as optical microscopes, stereo microscopes, instruments for cytogenetics, digital cameras, software for image analysis and archiving, profile projectors, measuring microscopes, CNC machines for video measurement and 3D non-contact instrumentation for ophthalmic use.
Schaefer-Tec was established in Germany back in 1963 as a distributor of vacuum technologies. Since beginnings of Scanning Probe Microscopy
technologies, our company established itself as a pan European
supplier. Schaefer-Tec group, since its foundation provides researchers
throughout Europe with state of the art technologies to support their science.

Some of the products distributed by us: Scanning probe microscopes (environmental as well as UHV) and related accessories; Nanoparticle analysis systems; Optical 3D profilometers; Mass spectrometers; Sensors and transducers for: precision gas mass flow, vacuum, magnetic fields, thin film growth rate.