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Dresden Silicon Exit

Exit since August 2007.

Sector: Semiconductors
In portfolio 23. Nov 2005 – 01. Aug 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.

Sector: Semiconductors
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
Added to portfolio 05. Sep 2012

FMC – Ferroelectric Memory Company

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.

Sector: Semiconductors
HTGF-Manager: Yann Fiebig
Added to portfolio 26. Oct 2017


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.

Sector: Semiconductors
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Olaf Joeressen
Added to portfolio 01. Jul 2022

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).

Sector: Semiconductors
HTGF-Manager: Dr. Andreas Olmes
In portfolio 22. Nov 2006 – 21. Nov 2011


SciEngines offers massively parallel FPGA based Computers as a platform technology for Software vendors to accelerate their existing algorithms and software. Besides that SciEngines offers consulting services and services in porting third party software to their machines.

Sector: Semiconductors
HTGF-Manager: Klaus Lehmann
Added to portfolio 29. Oct 2009