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Jenoptik starts digital imaging project with major life science partner

Date Announced: 13 Mar 2019

Jena, Germany -- Jenoptik has signed a long-term agreement to develop and produce microscopy imaging instrument with leading life science company (unnamed) based on the technology platform JENOPTIK SYIONS. The scope of the agreement is anticipated to exceed €30 million for the coming years.

The SYIONS system allows customers to take advantage of a range of imaging technologies and predefined modules to reduce time-to-market. Combining partially standardized optical, opto-mechanical and electronic modules with powerful imaging and control software enables easy integration into existing instruments or completely new developments.

The versatile, miniaturized platform can be adapted to a variety of bio-imaging applications to increase productivity in scientific and clinical laboratories.

“With SYIONS, Jenoptik is focusing its extensive expertise in digital imaging on the fast growing biophotonics market, and we are very excited about this partnership with a leading company in the global life sciences market,” said Dr. Stefan Traeger, President and CEO of Jenoptik.

Jenoptik’s Light & Optics division

Jenoptik is a globally operating technology group, which is active in the three photonics-based divisions Light & Optics, Light & Production and Light & Safety as well as with VINCORION for mechatronics solutions.

The Light & Optics division is a global OEM supplier of solutions and products based on photonics technologies. Jenoptik provides a broad portfolio of technologies combined with deep experience of more than 25 years in the fields of optics, laser technology, digital imaging, opto-electronics and sensors.

Our customers are leading machine and equipment suppliers working in areas such as semiconductor equipment, laser material processing, healthcare & life science, industrial automation, automotive & mobility and safety, as well as in research institutes.

As a development and production partner, the Light & Optics division focuses on advancing cutting-edge technologies to improve our customers' system performance and ultimately realize product outcomes that reach new heights enabled by our highly-integrated photonic solutions. The systems, modules and components based on photonics technologies help our customers overcome their future challenges.


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