Chipmetrics Oy develops and delivers metrology solutions for manufacturing processes for the semiconductor industry. The company’s business is based on the sale of innovative metrology chips and measurement services whose applications are focused on ALD technology. The company’s main product is the PillarHall® metrology chip for thin film process conformality measurement. The company was founded in 2019 and its head office is in Joensuu, Finland. In addition, the company has employees and sales partners in Japan, South Korea, the USA, and Germany.
Dresden Silicon Exit
Exit since August 2007.
EXTOLL develops its own semiconductor IP for network components as well as its own ASIC chips for high-performance computing (HPC). EXTOLL networks are direct networks that can be operated without external switches or hosts for computing nodes.
FMC is the provider of extremely efficient FeFET memory solutions for non-volatile storage. FeFET is ultra-low-power, high-performance, very dense, and extremely temperature stable. It will scale to transistor sizes ranging from 28nm to 5nm and below. The FMC team has been supported by “EXIST Forschungstransfer”, a program of the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. The company is based in Dresden, Germany.
InCirT is a deep-tech start-up which provides semiconductor IP solutions for high-speed wireless networks. The core product of the company is a digital-analog / analog-digital converter (a so called “transceiver”), which in its final version will enable data transmission of up to 1 Tbps. The company was started at RWTH Aachen. It was founded in the beginning of 2022 while participating in the EXIST technology transfer program. The InCirT founder team consists of Dr. Oner Hanay, Dr. Erkan Bayram, Dr. Mohamed Saeed Elsayed, Sebastian Waters und Univ.-Prof. Dr. sc. techn. Renato Negra.
Nanda Technologies Exit
Nanda sells wafer inspection systems to chip manufacturer world wide. The innovative optical design allows for faster inspection speed. This reduces costs dramatically and increases yield in the production process.
Exit since Nov. 2011. Purchaser: Nanometrics Inc. (Nasdaq: NANO).