Services for industry portfolio of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. now online

Figure 1: Now online: the LZH services for industry portfolio. (Figure: LZH)

The Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. carries out successful and innovative research and development in the three focus areas optical components and systems, optical production technologies and biomedical photonics. An important field of activity of the research institute is transferring knowledge to industry. But how exactly is the LZH supporting partners in industry and small and medium-sized enterprises? Which services offers the LZH to its customers? Answers to these and other questions can be found in the new services for industry portfolio that is now available on the LZH website.

There, potential customers can find information about more than 60 services for industry. Grouped into the six areas manufacturing processes and materials processing, laser development, optical components, analysis techniques and consulting, the LZH makes its know-how available to external customers.

The digital services portfolio contains detailed information about the various services and the contact persons. Should any service be missing, the LZH welcomes email requests to


Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH)
As an independent, non-profit research institute, the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) stands for innovative research, development and consulting. The LZH is supported by the Lower Saxony Ministry for Economics, Labour and Transport and is dedicated to the selfless promotion of applied research in the field of photonics and laser technology. Founded in 1986, over 170 employees are now working for the LZH.

The focus of the LZH lies on the fields of optical components and systems, optical production technologies, and biomedical photonics. Interdisciplinary cooperation between natural scientists and mechanical engineers makes innovative approaches to challenges from the most different areas possible: from the development of components for specific laser systems to process developments for the most diverse laser applications, for example for medical technology or lightweight construction in the automotive sector. Seventeen spin off companies have emerged from the LZH up to now. Thus, the LZH has created a strong transfer between fundamental science, application oriented research, and industry.