To allow their ideas to play a role in the economy, researchers become entrepreneurs. The HZDR provides its scientists with wide-ranging support for their spin-off projects. In addition to creating its subsidiary for technology transfer, HZDR Innovation GmbH, it has also created a series of successful spin-offs.
Biconex, founded in 2016, produces environmentally friendly products for decorative plastic electroplating that can be used e.g. in car parts and bathroom fittings.
Founded in 2006 as a spin-off from TU Dresden and Oerlikon Leybold Vakuum Dresden GmbH, the DREEBIT GmbH focuses its activities on the development, manufacture, service and sale of ion sources, ion beam systems, electron beam systems and equipment for micro- and nanotechnology as well as for medical applications.
GBS Elektronik GmbH
The GBS Elektronik GmbH was founded 1992 as a spin-off from the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. The company deals with both the manufacturing and development of electronic assemblies, equipment and facilities.
GeSiM - Society for silicon microsystems mbH, a 1995 spin-off from the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, focuses on the development of microfluidic devices and nanoliter pipetting robotics. GeSiM fluidics chips and pipetting equipment are used in biotech laboratories.
HZDR Innovation GmbH, founded in 2011, is a technology transfer company for the development and production of prototypes. It receives production orders from industry and uses the know-how and infrastructure of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf in its work.
i3 Membrane produces multifunctional membranes and functional stainless steel foils. The company was founded in 2013.
NanoscopiX, founded in 2009, developed products for a more rapid diagnosis of various diseases. The company was dissolved in 2016.
The Rotech GmbH was founded in 1995. Its goal is to support the exploitation of research results from scientific institutions in Rossdorf by an appropriate technology transfer.
SaxRay offers X-ray based material analysis for developers of innovative materials. Moreover, the company engages in the development and production of innovative X-ray analysis components. The company was founded in 2011.
The engineering firm Teletronic Rossendorf GmbH has been hived off from the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (FZD) in 1991. The Teletronic Rossendorf GmbH is engaged both in the design of equipment in small series production, as well as the implementation of development projects.
CCR Technology GmbH
CCR Technology GmbH was founded in 1995 as a spin-off from the Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf. CCR Technology is the inventor of the COPRA Plasma Technology® and serves its customers in markets like optics, solar, semiconductor, wear & decorative coatings, large area glass coatings as well as storage and display media.
The company developed innovative methods to modificate the surfaces of raw materials. The company was dissolved in December, 2017.