Core Partners

NAMIS founding partners


Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

5842 full-time researchers and faculty members, 2356 engineers, ass. Engineers & technicians,7162 temporary staff, 170 research structures attached to INSIS, 22 joint laboratories with industry, 24 joint or associated international laboratories,7 european / international research networks,820 patents and 223 living start-ups created


The Institute of Industrial Science (IIS)-The University of Tokyo
2 centers are involed in NAMIS network: CIRMM (Centre for International Research on Micro-nano Methods) with 10 faculty members and CIBIS (Center for International Research on Integrative Biomedical Systems) with 8 faculty members.


Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL)
27 Professors and 500 collaborators (scientists, engineers, technicians, PhD students, post-docs and administrative staff)  from 19 laboratories of  Institut de Microtechnique (IMT)  are involed in NAMIS network.


Department of Microsystems Engineering (IMTEK), University of Freiburg
MEMS materials (O. Paul),MEMS applications dev. (R. Zengerle)microactuators (U. Wallrabe), assembly and packaging (J. Wilde), analog circuits (M. Ortmanns), biomedical microsystems (T. Stieglitz), chemistry and physics of interfaces (J. Ruhe), electrical instrumentation (L. Reindl), engineering design (P. Woias), material process technology (J. Hausselt), microbiotechnology (U. Egert), microelectronics (Y. Manoli), micro-optics (H. Zappe), microphotonics (A. Rohrbach), nanotechnology (M. Zacharias), process technology (H. Reinecke), sensors (G. Urban), simulation (J. Korvink), compound semiconductor devices (O. Ambacher), System theory (NN).


Seoul National University (SNU)
Thin film transistors and high voltage Ics Lab (prof. Min-Koo Han), microsystems & nano yechnology lab (prof. Kukjin Chun), nano/micro systems & controls lab (prof. Dong-Il Cho), nano/micro systems lab (prof. Jung Hoon Lee), nano fusion technology lab (prof. Kahp Y. Suh), biophotonics & nano engineering lab (prof. Sunghoon Kwon), electro-medical fusion engineering lab (prof. Jong Mo Seo).


Valtion Teknillinen Tutkimuskeskus (VTT) Technical Research Centre of Finland
2780 employees, 233 microturnover in 2006 (35% basic goverment 51% private and public sector (domestic), 14% income from abroad), 5700 customers (domestic & foreign companies, public organisations in Finland and abroad, ~ 1000 domestic and ~1300 foreign patent applications and more than 40000 publications during past 20 years.

NAMIS new core partners


Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal (EPM)
6000 students, 220 professors, 800 employees.


Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials (KIMM)
Provide technical transfer and assistance to industries, Provide innovative technology to small and medium-sized business.


Universite Paris-Est
40 professors.


National Tsing Hua University
Cellular & molecular bioMEMS lab (Pr. L.-S. Fan), advanced LIGA lab (Pr. C.-C. Fu), nano-optoelectronics & biomedical lab (Pr. M.-F. Lai), RF microsystems lab (Pr. S.-S. Li), flexible printronics lab (Pr. C.-Y. Lo), bioelectronics and nanosystems lab (Pr. Y.-L Wang), bio-medical thermo-fluidic lab (Pr. D.-J. Yao), quantum microsystems lab (Pr. J. A. Yeh), molecular mechanisms lab (Pr. Y.-C. Chang), integrated and control of microsystems lab (Pr. R.-S. Chen), micro device lab (Pr. W. Fang) nano device lab (Pr. S. Gwo), green tech. & mass spec. analysis lab (Pr. Y.-C. Ling), MEMS design lab (Pr. S.-C. Lu), nano-bio-opto-electro-mech. systems lab (Pr. F.-G Tseng).

United States

United States
5 professors.


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