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ZEISS and Argolight announce partnership to enhance microscopy imaging quality control

23 April 2024

Jena/Germany | 23 April 2024 | ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions

Today, ZEISS and Argolight announced their strategic partnership. The collaboration aims to seamlessly integrate cutting-edge quality control solutions of the French company into the extensive line of ZEISS microscopes. This will enable users to accurately measure and assess the performance of their microscopy systems.

An indispensable solution for comprehensive quality control

With a shared commitment to empowering customers and advancing scientific research, this partnership brings together the expertise of ZEISS and the innovative technology developed by Argolight. By utilizing Argolight's quality control solution with ZEISS microscopes, users will gain a powerful tool to document and verify the performance of their systems, subsequently ensuring the quality of their acquired images.

ZEISS recognizes the critical importance of precise and consistent imaging results in scientific research and manufacturing processes. Through this collaboration, the company aims to further support researchers, scientists, and professionals in numerous industries in achieving superior imaging outcomes by enabling them to assess and enhance the quality of their microscopy systems.

"We are excited to partner with Argolight to advance the field of microscopy," said Michael Albiez, Head of ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions. "By integrating Argolight's quality control solution for use with our microscopes, we enable our customers to document the reliability and reproducibility of their imaging, ultimately driving scientific progress and discovery."

"We are delighted to join forces with ZEISS, a true pioneer in the field," said Arnaud Royon, CEO at Argolight. "Our shared vision of improving the reliability and reproducibility of microscopy imaging will undoubtedly bring immense benefits to users worldwide. This partnership signifies a significant step forward in setting new standards for automated quality control in microscopy."

The partnership between ZEISS and Argolight marks a significant milestone in the quest for more precise and reliable microscopy imaging. By integrating Argolight's microscope quality control solution into ZEISS microscopes, customers can expect enhanced confidence in their results and an improved understanding of the performance of their imaging systems.

Press Contact Vybhav Sinha ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions
Press Contact Audrey Egron Argolight


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 10 billion euros in its four segments Semiconductor Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Quality & Research, Medical Technology and Consumer Markets (status: 30 September 2023).

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. ZEISS invests 15 percent of its revenue in research and development – this high level of expenditure has a long tradition at ZEISS and is also an investment in the future.

With around 43,000 employees, ZEISS is active globally in almost 50 countries with around 30 production sites, 60 sales and service companies and 27 research and development facilities (status: 30 September 2023). 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.

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ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions

ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions is the leading provider of light, electron, X-ray microscope systems, correlative microscopy and software solutions leveraging AI technologies. The portfolio comprises of products and services for life sciences, materials and industrial research, as well as education and clinical routine applications. The unit is headquartered in Jena. Additional production and development sites are located in Germany, UK, USA and China. ZEISS Research Microscopy Solutions is part of the Industrial Quality & Research segment.

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Argolight is a French company specializing in quality control solutions for microscopy. By developing advanced calibration and quality control tools, Argolight empowers users to assess and enhance the performance of their imaging systems, leading to improved reliability and reproducibility in scientific research, industrial processes, and medical diagnostics.

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