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Latest on the COVID-19 Situation

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, ZEISS has taken comprehensive measures to protect employees and maintain smart business continuity.

In order to continue supporting customers and partners as best as possible, at ZEISS we are doing everything we can to protect our employees’ health and safety as well as maintain production in our plants and ensure our service operations.

In January, ZEISS set up a dedicated task force. We are closely assessing the latest developments together with government agencies and healthcare authorities on an ongoing basis. Decisions are made daily regarding the most sensible measures for ZEISS to take.

Of course, we will continue to be available for our customers as best we can. Some employees in individual areas are currently working remotely but can still be reached at their usual phone numbers and email addresses.

However, should our customers experience any disruptions in service at some of our sites and sales offices, we can also be contacted on these numbers.

All over the world, the company and its employees are joining the fight against the spread and consequences of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more

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News from the ZEISS Group

29 & 30 September 2020

ZEISS European Autumn School Lithography Optics


Optics is a key technology with inspiring applications – such as in the production of increasingly powerful microchips. Many of the devices we use in our daily lives contain microchips, from computers and cellphones to cars and household electronics. The semiconductor industry utilizes optical lithography to pattern wafers for manufacturing of integrated circuits.

09 September 2020

Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2020: Two ZEISS Teams Make Shortlist

Press Release

The Office of the Federal President announced today in the Hall of Fame at Munich's German Museum the nominations for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis. ZEISS is the first-ever company to have two teams nominated for the award. The team from Carl Zeiss Meditec has been nominated for its robotic visualization system, the ZEISS KINEVO 900 – and thus shortlisted for the award. The team from the ZEISS Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology (SMT) segment was also shortlisted for developing EUV lithography.

09 September 2020

ZEISS Medical Technology Nominated for Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2020

Press Release

ZEISS experts Dr.-Ing. Michelangelo Masini and Frank Seitzinger represent the ZEISS team and, together with Prof. Dr. med. Andreas Raabe from the Swiss Inselspital (University Hospital of Bern), have been nominated for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2020 (The Federal President's Award for Innovation and Technology). Their project: The Robotic Visualization System® – aka the KINEVO® 900 from ZEISS – which improves the efficiency and effectiveness of surgical procedures. With this award, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier honors those scientists and their innovations that unlock scientific potential and create jobs.