New Sustainability Report Published

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03 March 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Quantum Challenge Winners Honored

The winners of the ZEISS Quantum Challenge 2020 have been chosen: Prof. Dr. Friedemann Reinhard, Professor of Quantum Technology at the University of Rostock, and Dr. Gabriel Puebla-Hellmann, CEO of QZabre AG in Zurich, impressed the expert judges with their ideas. ZEISS uses this prize to honor outstanding approaches to solving real-life problems in medical technology, microscopy and industrial metrology through quantum technology.

08 February 2021 | Press Release

Successful start to FY 2020/21 for Carl Zeiss Meditec

Carl Zeiss Meditec generated revenue of €368.9m in the first three months of fiscal year 2020/21 (prior year: €369.7m), corresponding to a decline of just -0.2% (adjusted for currency effects: +2.6%) compared with the year-ago period, which had not yet been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

03 February 2021 | Press Release

New Workflow Solution for TEM Lamella Preparation and Volume Imaging Under Cryogenic Conditions

With the release of ZEISS Correlative Cryo Workflow, ZEISS provides the life science research community with a new combined hardware and software solution for cryogenic microscopy.

03 February 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Quantum Challenge: Problem-Solving through Quantum Technology

Things are getting interesting! The winners of the ZEISS Quantum Challenge 2020 have been chosen, and will be announced on 2 March 2021 during the "QuApps Online: Workshop on Applications on Quantum Technologies."

29 January 2021 | News

New Sustainability Report Published

ZEISS it taking responsibility in many ways. As a foundation-owned company, ZEISS promotes scientific and technological progress, and campaigns for better living conditions worldwide. Whether in the interests of social and societal engagement, its employees, the environment, products and the value chain or integrity and compliance, responsible action has always been a top priority at ZEISS.

28 January 2021 | Press Release

ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

The ZEISS Innovation Hub @ KIT on the North Campus of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) commenced operations back in January 2020, but has not been able to hold an official opening due to the pandemic – until yesterday, that is, when the opening was honored in a virtual ceremony.

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Infinity Tour

Infinite inspiration
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ZEISS Symposium 2018

Optics in the quantum world

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ZEISS Press Contacts

Corporate Communications

Jörg Nitschke – Head of Corporate Brand & Communications

Jörg Nitschke
Head of Corporate Brand & Communications and Group Press Spokesman
joerg .nitschke @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-3242

Ralf Langen – Head of External Corporate Communications

Ralf Langen
Head of External Corporate Communications
ralf .langen @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20 87999

Gudrun Vogel – Jena Site Communications

Gudrun Vogel
Jena Site Communications
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology

Bernd Balle – Pressekontakt für die Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Jeannine Rapp
Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
jeannine .rapp @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 7364 20 75435
Mobile: +49 151 17210759

Industrial Quality Solutions

Bernd Balle – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH

Bernd Balle
Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH
bernd .balle @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-8148

Research Microscopy Solutions

Vybhav Sinha – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

Vybhav Sinha
Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
vybhav .sinha @zeiss .com 
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-3949

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Medical Technology

Sebastian Frericks – Director of Investor Relations and press contact for Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

Sebastian Frericks
Director of Investor Relations
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG

General Inquiries:
press .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
investors .meditec @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 220-116

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Vision Care

Joachim Kuss – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

Joachim Kuss
Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH
joachim .kuss @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)151 42112288

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Consumer Products

Christina Mayer – Press contact for Camera Lenses & Sports Optics

Christina Mayer
ZEISS Consumer Products
christina .mayer @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)7364 20-62074

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Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel – Press contact for Planetariums

Gudrun Vogel
Carl Zeiss AG
gudrun .vogel @zeiss .com
Phone: +49 (0)3641 64-2770

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Press Conferences

Press Conference Fiscal Year 2019/20

ZEISS Looks Back on Overall Good Fiscal Year 2019/20
Revenue reaches 6.3 billion euros (-2% vs. prior year) – EBIT at 922 million euros (-141 million euros vs. prior year)

Annual Report

Annual Report 2019/20 for the ZEISS Group

Overall, the ZEISS Group had a good fiscal year 2019/20 (end of reporting period: 30 September 2020): revenue totaled 6.297 billion euros (prior year: 6.428 billion euros). With a slight decline of 2% due to the COVID-19 pandemic, revenue almost reached last year's level.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2018/19 for the ZEISS Group

The ZEISS Group continued its growth trajectory, with revenue and earnings reaching new heights in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended 30 September 2019. Revenue grew by 11 percent, reaching 6.428 billion euros (previous year: 5.817 billion euros). Adjusted for currency and consolidation effects, revenue rose by 8 percent.