Students Shaping Their Own Future

Burkina Faso, located in West Africa, is one of the world’s poorest countries. Almost two-thirds of the population is illiterate. For many years, the Stern Stewart Institute has been promoting economic independence in the region through different projects. A key aspect of this strategy is increasing the number of educational opportunities.

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Press Release
07 December 2018

Carl Zeiss Meditec continues on growth course in fiscal year 2017/18

Carl Zeiss Meditec AG increased its revenue further in all strategic business units and regions after twelve months of fiscal year 2017/18. Revenue increased by 7.6 percent (adjusted for currency effects: 11.1 percent), to €1,280.9m (prior year: €1,189.9m). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose to €197.1m (prior year: €180.8m). The EBIT margin remained stable at 15.4 percent (prior year: 15.2 percent). Earnings per share reached €1.41 (prior year: €1.57).

Press Release
04 December 2018

ZEISS Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM introduced

ZEISS is introducing ZEISS Elyra 7 with Lattice SIM, a new flexible platform for fast and gentle 3D superresolution. Lattice SIM expands the possibilities of structured illumination microscopy (SIM): illuminating the sample with a lattice pattern rather than grid lines gives higher contrast and allows a more robust image reconstruction.

ZEISS Stories
28 November 2018

Students Shaping Their Own Future

Burkina Faso, located in West Africa, is one of the world’s poorest countries. Almost two-thirds of the population is illiterate. For many years, the Stern Stewart Institute has been promoting economic independence in the region through different projects. A key aspect of this strategy is increasing the number of educational opportunities.

Press Release
22 November 2018

ZEISS Photography Award

ZEISS and the World Photography Organisation invite photographers worldwide to enter the 2019 ZEISS Photography Award. Now in its fourth year, the ZEISS Photography Award is an international photography competition that challenges photographers to submit bodies of work addressing a selected theme.


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ZEISS Photography Award
“Winning the ZEISS Photography Award 2018 has given great extra visibility for my project”: Last year’s winner Nick Hannes from Belgium wowed the judges with his photos series “Garden of Delight” on leisure and consumerism in Dubai.
ZEISS and arivis AG intensify strategic partnership
Advanced software is needed to visualize and analyze ever increasing amounts of data produced by modern microscopy systems.
Organizing and managing digital classrooms efficiently: New software module ZEISS Labscope Teacher
Organizing and managing digital classrooms efficiently: New software module ZEISS Labscope Teacher
A new high-tech site: presenting the final result
The architectural concept for ZEISS' new high-tech site is aligned with the work environments of the future. The building materials and the use of prism shapes and lines resembling beam paths reflect ZEISS' history and brand values: precision, innovation, transparency and modernity.
ZEISS EXTARO 300
ZEISS EXTARO 300
ZEISS ZX1
First full-frame camera from ZEISS with first-class image quality and the familiar, intuitive image editing and connectivity of a smartphone.
ZEISS Batis 2/40 CF
With a 40 millimeter fixed focal length, the ZEISS Batis 2/40 CF (Close Focus) is the latest addition to the product family.
ZEISS TIVATO 700: Transforming possibilities into realities
ZEISS TIVATO 700: Transforming possibilities into realities
50 Years of Semiconductor Manufacturing Technologies from ZEISS
Dr. Michael Kaschke, President and CEO of ZEISS, Dr. Dieter Kurz, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Carl Zeiss AG and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Carl Zeiss Foundation, Martin van den Brink, President and CTO of ASML, Dr. Karl Lamprecht, Member of the Executive Board of ZEISS and Head of the SMT segment, and Dr. Herbert Zeisel, Ministerial Conductor in the Key Technology for Growth Department at the BMBF (from the left), in front of the model of a Starlith® 19xyi lens from ZEISS.
New Industrial Lenses ZEISS Dimension for C-Mount Cameras
The six focal lengths of the ZEISS Dimension family range from 8 to 50 millimeters and have been designed for cameras with a sensor size of up to 4/3 inches.
Jugend forscht Regional Competition in Jena Held for 6th Time
Call to enter 6th Jugend forscht regional competition in Jena: Dr. Ulrich Simon, Head of Corporate Research & Technology at ZEISS and competition sponsorship representative, with Kenneth von Bünau, Michael Boin and Sabine Eisenbrand, Regional Competition Manager (from left)
Start of Vocational Training at ZEISS in Jena
Today, 20 young people received their contracts for specialist training at ZEISS in Jena.

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Infinity Tour

Infinite inspiration
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ZEISS Symposium 2018

Optics in the quantum world

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Jörg Nitschke – Head of Corporate Brand & Communications

Jörg Nitschke
Head of Corporate Brand & Communications and Group Press Spokesman
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Head of External Corporate Communications
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Jena Site Communications
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Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH
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Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH
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Karin Gretz-Köhler – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH

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Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH
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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
Tel.: +49 (0)3641 220-331

Investor Relations:
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Tel.: +49 (0)3641 220-116

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Joachim Kuss – Press contact for Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH

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Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH
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Camera Lenses & Sports Optics

Jörn Leonhardt – Press contact for Camera Lenses & ZEISS VR One Plus

Jörn Leonhardt
Carl Zeiss AG
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Tel.: +49 (0)7364 20-4694

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Carl Zeiss AG
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ZEISS Half-Year Figures 2017/18

High Tech Drives Growth

Half-year revenue grows to EUR 2.8 billion – EBIT at prior-year level despite negative currency effects.

Annual Report

Annual Report 2016/17 for the ZEISS Group

ZEISS focused sharply on the subject of networking in fiscal year 2016/17.