ZEISS and RIKEN Innovation establish partnership
Synergizing RIKEN's excellence in basic research in bioengineering with ZEISS's expertise in imaging and sensing
RIKEN is Japan’s largest and most comprehensive research organization that covers a vast array of science and technology including physics, engineering, chemistry, mathematics and information science, computational science, bioscience and medicine. It conducts cutting-edge research in these areas, as well as R&D that contributes to Japan’s industrial development. It has 10 research locations in Japan including Wako, Kobe, Osaka, Tokyo, Harima and Yokohama. For more information go to https://www.riken.jp/
About RIKEN Innovation Co., Ltd.
RIKEN Innovation was established on September 5, 2019 as a company wholly owned by RIKEN, according to the new Japanese Law of Active Creation of Scientific Technology and Innovation. It is in charge of work related to collaborations between RIKEN and its industrial partners, with the mission of returning to society the fruits of research and innovation. For more information go to www.innovation-riken.jp
ZEISS is an internationally leading technology enterprise operating in the fields of optics and optoelectronics. In the previous fiscal year, the ZEISS Group generated annual revenue totaling more than 6.4 billion euros in its four segments Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets (status: 30 September 2019).
For its customers, ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, and medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery. The name ZEISS is also synonymous with the world's leading lithography optics, which are used by the chip industry to manufacture semiconductor components. There is global demand for trendsetting ZEISS brand products such as eyeglass lenses, camera lenses and binoculars.
With a portfolio aligned with future growth areas like digitalization, healthcare and Smart Production and a strong brand, ZEISS is shaping the future of technology and constantly advancing the world of optics and related fields with its solutions. The company's significant, sustainable investments in research and development lay the foundation for the success and continued expansion of ZEISS' technology and market leadership.
With over 31,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 60 sales and service companies, 30 production sites and 25 development sites. Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany. The Carl Zeiss Foundation, one of the largest foundations in Germany committed to the promotion of science, is the sole owner of the holding company, Carl Zeiss AG.
Further information at www.zeiss.com