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Projektbeschreibung

Verbesserte Technik zum dreidimensionalen Drucken im Nanometerbereich

Der Begriff Nanolithografie umfasst immer mehr Verfahren innerhalb der Nanotechnologie, mit denen sich Strukturen in der Größenordnung weniger Nanometer erzeugen lassen. Das Gebiet ist von besonderem Interesse für die Computertechnik, da mit seiner Hilfe Mikroprozessoren und Speicherchips mit sehr hoher Integrationsdichte hergestellt werden können. Zu den größten Marktherausforderungen auf diesem Gebiet gehören die Kostensenkung und die Verkürzung des Zeitaufwands für Prototypentwicklung und Herstellungsprozess sowie die Möglichkeit, eine breitere Werkstoffpalette verwenden zu können. Das EU-finanzierte Projekt ATOPLOT will diese Herausforderungen angehen und die Kapazitäten des für 3D-Nanodruckverfahren geeigneten ATLANT3D-Nanofabricators verbessern.

Ziel

Micro- and nanofabrication represents important mainstream manufacturing processes across several industrial fast-growing sectors, such as MEMS & sensors, optics & photonics, RF devices, semiconductors, printed electronics, which in turn are significant building blocks in e.g. advanced healthtech, biotech, cleantech, and electronics. Yet, to improve the market stance, the micro-/nanofabrication sector is looking for solutions able to reduce costs and time spent on the prototyping and fabrication process, as well as more flexible, efficient and sustainable solutions, able to utilize a broader range of materials permitting custom-built components. While the most promising technology to address these challenges is found in the 3D printing market, there are currently no available 3D printers or technologies with the capabilities to address these challenges. To this purpose, ATL (DK) has developed the ATLANT3D Nanofabricator, a 3D nanoprinting technology with improved resolution and flexibility, while costing less 27% than the closest 3D printing competitor, and up to 92% less than conventional competitors. It will enable rapid prototyping, shorter time to market and lower barriers for companies and researchers already working in this field, as well as those for whom micro-/nanoprototyping is currently not feasible.

The overall aim of ATOPLOT project is to mature, extend capabilities and prove full functionality and benefits of the ATLANT3D Nanofabricator. ATOPLOT brings together a consortium of three SMEs (ATL, FEM, SEMPA) and two academic partners (FAU, SAS) – in unison representing a technical side specialized in nanofabrication, and a business side with experience in business development and B2B sales & marketing. The consortium expects a successful market introduction of the Nanofabricator within the next 3 years, tapping into a large business opportunity, from which the partners stand to capture more than 400M€ as profit and directly creating 165+ new jobs.

Finanzierungsplan

IA - Innovation action

Koordinator

FRIEDRICH-ALEXANDER-UNIVERSITAET ERLANGEN-NUERNBERG
Netto-EU-Beitrag
€ 814 946,25
Adresse
SCHLOSSPLATZ 4
91054 Erlangen
Deutschland

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Region
Bayern Mittelfranken Erlangen, Kreisfreie Stadt
Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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Gesamtkosten
€ 814 946,25

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