14th - 16th December 2016, Tokyo (Japan)


SEMICON Japan is one of the largest international exhibition of semiconductor equipment and materials. Our partner LayTec AG will exhibit at Booth 4603.

27th November - 2nd December 2016, Boston (USA)

MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

At the fall meeting and exhibition of the Materials Research Society the recent advances in the field of materials science will be presented in more than 50 symposia. Prof. Dr. Michael Kneissl (Technische Universität Berlin) will present „Exploring the Wavelength Limits of AlGaN-Based Deep UV Emitters”.

22nd - 24th November 2016, Nuremberg

SPS IPC Drives

SPS IPC Drives is Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation and covers all components down to complete systems and integrated automation solutions. Our partner Emerson Process Management GmbH & Co. OHG will be represented in hall 4A booth 544.

16th-17th November 2016, Hamburg

Tank Storage Germany

Tank Storage Germany is the leading fair of the german tank storage industry. Exhibitors present their newest products like corrosion protection, measuring devices, protective coating and tank cleaning. Our partner Emerson Process Management GmbH & Co. OHG will exhibit at booth B13.

15th - 18th November 2016, Hanover

EuroTier 2016

EuroTier is the world’s leading trade show for animal husbandry and livestock management. Our partner PURION GmbH will present their innovative UV systems in hall 17, booth D17.

14th-17th November 2016, Düsseldorf


COMPAMED is the internationally leading trade fair for the medical supplier industry and product development. Following partners will be represented:

  • Asclepion Laser Technologies GmbH as exhibitor in hall 10 booth A 60
  • CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH as exhibitor in hall 8a booth H23

Furthermore Dr. Olaf Brodersen, scientist of our partner CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH, will give the lecture  "UV-LEDs in Medical Applications" on Monday at COMPAMED High-Tech Forum by IVAM.

8th - 11th November 2016, Munich

electronica 2016

electronica is the international trade fair for electronic components, systems and application. The following partners will be represented at the trade fair:

  • CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH in Hall B1 Booth 225
  • OSA Opto Light GmbH in Hall A1 Booth 461
  • OSRAM Opto Semiconductors GmbH in Hall A3 Booth 107

30th October - 2nd November 2016, Orlando (USA)

29th IFSCC Congress

The scientific program of the 29th Congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists will provide the latest breakthroughs in cosmetic science as they go “Beyond Dreams into New Frontiers”. Our partner Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin will present a talk on "New Methods for SPF Determination“ and Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will exhibit his products.

25th - 27th October 2016, Grenoble (France)


SEMICON Europa is the largest microelectonics event in Europe and a showcase for business and exploration in areas like flexible hybrid electronics, MedTech, automotive, imaging, design and fabless, SMART Manufacturing, materials, power electronics, and more. Our partner micro resist technologies GmbH will exhibit at booth 503.

22nd - 23rd October 2016, Munich


The BEAUTY FORUM MUNICH ist the leading fair for cosmetics in Germany. Exhibiting companies and branches of the care cosmetics, decorative cosmetics and apparative cosmetics will present their products and services. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will preset its newest products in hall C2 booth B18.

14th - 18th October 2016, Shenzhen (China)


At the International Conferences on Laser Applications in Life Sciences (LALS2016) current developments of biomedical imaging, laser spectroscopy, laser- tissue interactions, light microscopy as well as novel optical imaging techniques, sensors and devices for clinical applications will be presented. Our partner Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin will give the lecture "Reflectance spectroscopy for non-invasive determination of the sun protection factor of sunscreens and antioxidant status of the skin" (invited talk).

12th - 15th October 2016, Munich

expopharm 2016

The expopharm is the largest pharmaceutical trade fair in Europe where the current major manufacturers present their latest innovations in the industry and provide the foundations for the future of the market. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will be on site.

12th - 14th October 2016, Fulda

SEPAWA Congress

The 63rd SEPAWA Congress includes the european detergents conference and is a must-attend congress for the detergents, cosmetics and perfumery industry. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will exhibit at booth 507.

11th - 13th October 2016, Berlin

micro photonics

Micro photonics is an international congress expo that will present the entire value chain starting from the application-related research and technique to the completed systems and machines. Furthermore the congress will combine the newest trends from micro- and nanophotonics and biophotonics.
In cooperation with the partners micro resist technology GmbH, OSA Opto Light GmbH, sglux SolGel Technolgies GmbH and UVphotonics NT GmbH the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut is presenting the consortium and the newest developments in hall 7.2c, booth 207.
Further our partners CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH (Hall 7.2 b, booth 126) and Technische Universität Berlin (Hall 7.2 c, booth 207) will be on site.

5th - 6th October 2016, Sao Paulo (Brazil)

in-cosmetics, latin america

The in-cosmetics is an exhibition exclusively dedicated to personal care ingredients. It brings together over 200 exhibitors of ingredients, fragrances, lab equipment, testing and regulatory solutions with over 3,000 cosmetic manufacturers. Our partner Courage + Khazaka Electronic GmbH will exhibit at booth D90.

2nd - 7th October 2016, Orlando (USA)

IWN 2016

The International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors is a premier biennial-held meeting covering all aspects of III-Nitride Semiconductor science, engineering and industry. Contributions of our partners are inter alia:

Invited Speakers:

  • Michael Kneissl, Technische Universität Berlin "UV Device Design and Performance Characteristics"
  • Markus Weyers, Ferdinand-Braun-Institut "Low Defect Density AlN and AlGaN for UV LEDs"


  • LayTec AG
  • Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ)

27th - 29th September 2016, Nuremberg

FachPack 2016

FachPack is one of the most important European packaging exhibitions whether you're looking for packaging materials and supplies, packaging machines, labelling and marking equipment, packaging processing or packaging logistics. Our partner PURION GmbH will present its newest products in hall 3 booth 613.

19th - 23rd September 2016, Vienna (Austria)

MNE 2016

Mirco And Nano Engineering  2016 is the 42nd international conference on micro- and nanofabrication and manufacturing using lithography and related techniques. The conference brings together engineers and scientists from all over the world to discuss recent progress and future trends in the fabrication and application of micro- and nanostructures and devices. Applications in electronics, photonics, electromechanics, environment, life sciences and biology are also discussed. Our partner micro resist technology GmbH will exhibit at booth 33.

19th - 22nd September 2016, Warsaw (Poland)

E-MRS Fall Meeting and Exhibit

The conference will consist of 27 parallel symposia with invited speakers, oral and poster presentations and a plenary session to provide an international forum for discussing recent advances in the field of materials science. The conference will be augmented by an exhibition of products and services of interest to the conference participants. Some of our partners will be represented at this event:

Leibniz Institute for Crystal Growth (IKZ):

  • "Strongly improved UV transparency of bulk AlN crystals by impurity gettering during the PVT process" no. F.01.2
  • "Generation of dislocations at the substrate interface during ho-moepitaxial growth of bulk AlN by physical vapour transport" no. F.01.3
  • "The PVT growth of bulk Al1-xScxN as lattice matched substrate for AlGaN-UV LEDs" no. F.F.1.11

Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik (FBH) partly in collaboration with other partners:

  • "Improving the performance of UVB and UVC LEDs" no. F.02.1
  • "Fundamental aspects in the growth of AlGaN based UV-emitters" no. F.03.1
  • "Separation of contact and active region degradation effects in (InAlGa)N-based UV-B light-emitting diodes" no. F.03.2
  • "Investigation of atomic layer deposited AlN and Al2O3 on sapphire as basis for AlN/sapphire substrates" no. F.F.1.8
  • "AlGaN layers grown on patterned sapphire by HVPE" no. F.06.2
  • "Growth of Al(Ga)N layers by hydride vapor-phase epitaxy" no. F.06.3

12th - 15th September 2016, Kobe (JPN)

25th International Semiconductor Laser Conference (ISLC)

The 25th International Semiconductor Laser Conference is dedicated to latest developments in semiconductor lasers, amplifiers and LEDs, including: Semiconductor Optical Amplifiers, Silicon compatible lasers, VCSELs, Photonic band-gap and microcavity lasers, Grating controlled lasers, Multi-segment and ring lasers, Quantum cascade and interband, Sub-wavelength scale nanolasers, Mid IR and THz sources, InP, GaAs and Sb materials, Quantum dot lasers, High power and high-brightness lasers, GaN and ZnSe based UV to visible LEDs, Communications lasers, Semiconductor integrated optoelectronics. Our partner Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik will be on site with the lecture "Experimental and theoretical studies into the limits to peak power in GaAs-based diode lasers".

7th - 12th August 2016, Nagoya (Japan)


At 18th international conference on crystal growth and epitaxy the latest technologies and developments will be presented. Our partner LayTec AG will participate with a booth and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik will present ists contribution about "Advanced In-situ Monitoring of Nitride-based Epitaxy" in the Topical Session T07 Materials for Electron Devices with the number Mo1-T07-1.

27th - 31st July 2016, Beijing (China)


The international workshop on UV materials and devices will focus on deep discussion of growth, physics and devices on Ultraviolet (UV) materials including AlN, BN, Ga2O3 and so on.  The workshop will be a satellite conference of the International Conference on the Physics of Semiconductors(ICPS2016). Sven Einfeldt from our partner Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik will present "Overcoming performance limits of current UVB and UVC" (I-8, invited talk).

10th - 15th July 2016, San Diego (USA)


At the 18th International Conference on Metal Organic Vapor Phase Epitaxy the latest advances in science, technology and applications of MOVPE and related growth techniques will be presented.

Tim Wernicke, scientist of our partner Technische Universität Berlin and awardee of the »2016 Harold M. Manasevit Young Investigator Award, will be one of six »Plenary Speakers at the ICMOVPE Conference on Friday, July 14. Together with our partner Ferdinand-Braun-Institut he will also present "MOVPE of UVB-LEDs on Metamorphic Al0.5Ga0.5N:Si" in session 1B-1. Our partner LayTec AG will present among others "A Tentative Look into the Future of In Situ Metrology for MOCVD" in session 2E-1.

Further LayTec AG invites its customers to »21st In-situ Seminar organized in conjunction with ICMOVPE XVIII. At this meeting latest measurement results, experiences and practical advices on how to use in-situ systems to the maximum of their capability will be presented.

14th - 16th June 2016, Stuttgart

UNITI expo

UNITI expo is the leading European trade fair for the retail petroleum and car wash industries. Our partner Haase GFK-Technik GmbH will exhibit in hall 3, booth 3C90.

7th - 9th June 2016, Frankfurt

13th Optatec - International trade fair

Optatec is an international trade fair for optical technologies, components and systems where exhibitors display future technologies from the field of industrial optics. Our partner OSA Opto Light GmbH will be represented.

6th - 10th June 2016, Aveiro (Portugal)


At the 40th WOCSDICE ‐ Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits held in Europe  and 13th EXMATEC ‐ Expert Evaluation and Control of Compound Semiconductor Materials and Technologies latest technologies and developments will be presented. Our partner Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik presents the following lectures:

  • Combination of Si doping and epitaxial lateral overgrowth for defect reduction in AlN layers (10.06., category Growth and Nanostructures 2)
  • Transparent conductive electrodes of multi‐layer graphene for UV‐C light emitting diodes (06.06., category Photonics)
  • Combination of Si doping and epitaxial lateral overgrowth for defect reduction in AIN layers(10.06., category Growth and Nanostructures 2)

5th - 8th June 2016, Freiburg

Loss Prevention 2016

The 15th international symposium on loss prevention and safety promotion in the process industries and accompanying exhibition takes place in Freiburg and is organized by DECHEMA, a scientific society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. Our partner Emerson Process Management GmbH & Co. OHG will exhibit at booth E5.

31st May - 3rd June 2016, Lisbon (Portugal)

ISBS 2016 World Congress

During the world congress International Society for Biophysics and Imaging of the Skin (ISBS) the latest informations of non invasive measurement techniques and skin bioengineering techniques will be transferred to experts from Europe and the world. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will be represented.

30th May - 3rd June 2016, Munich

IFAT München

IFAT is the world's leading trade fair for water, sewage, waste and raw materials management. Our partners BKP Berolina Polyester GmbH & Co. KG (hall B4, booth 210), Fraunhofer IOSB - Institutsteil Angewandte Systemtechnik AST (hall A5, booth 217/316), Haase GFK-Technik GmbH (hall A1, booth 305) and Xylem (hall A6, booth 451/550) will exhibit.

30th - 31rst May 2016, Pécs (Hungary)

UV4Plants 2016

At the 1st UV4Plants Network Conference our partner Leibniz-Institut für Gemüse- und Zierpflanzenbau Großbeeren/Erfurt e.V. (IGZ) will give the lecture "Flavonoid glycosides in legumes dependent on the cultivar and UV-B".

22nd - 26th May 2016, East Lansing (Michigan, USA)

8th International Symposium on Light in Horticulture

Topics of the International Symposium on Light in Horticulture are for example electrical lighting technologies including light-emitting diodes (LEDs), high-pressure sodium lamps and many more. Our partner Leibniz-Institut für Gemüse- und Zierpflanzenbau Großbeeren/Erfurt e.V. will be represented with two posters.

17th - 20th May 2016, Yokohama (Japan)

OPIC 2016

OPTICS and PHOTONICS International Congress is the largest opto-science international meeting in Japan. Our partners Technische Universität Berlin and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut für Höchstfrequenztechnik will present "AlGaN-based Deep UV LEDs - from Research to Real-World Applications" at May the 20th in the category LED7 and further TU Berlin will present "Strongly TE-Polarized Emission from Deep UV AlGaN Quantum Well LEDs" in the same category.

10th - 12th May 2016, Nuremberg

Sensor+Test 2016

The SENSOR+TEST is the world-wide leading trade fair for sensor, measurement and testing technology. Our partner CiS Forschungsinstitut für Mikrosensorik GmbH will present his latest developments in hall 5, booth 5-364.

3rd May 2016, Lausanne (Switzerland)

CMi Annual Review Meeting

Our partner micro resist technologies GmbH will participate in the MicroNanoFabrication Annual Review Meeting at the Center of MicroNanoTechnology and will inform about their innovative photoresists, special polymers and ancillary materials for micro- and nanolithography applications.

27th - 28th April 2016, Padova (Italy)

Gallium Nitride Marathon

At the Gallium Nitride Marathon and workshop on Gallium Nitride technology in Europe two of our partners will be on site. Michael Kneissl (TU Berlin) will present the lecture "Deep UV LEDs – The Long Road to Shorter Wavelengths" and Berthold Hahn (OSRAM Opto Semiconductors) will present "LEDs: Status and Future Trends".

17th - 21st April 2016, Baltimore (USA)

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing

SPIE Defense + Commercial Sensing (formerly SPIE DSS), is the leading global technical conferences, courses, and exhibition on sensing, imaging, and photonics technologies for defense, security, industry, and the environment. Our partner sglux SolGel Technologies GmbH will exhibit at booth 537.

13th - 16th April 2016, Taipei (Taiwan)

LED Taiwan

LED Taiwan will be collocated at Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, showcasing a wide range of technology innovations and solutions across from high-brightness LED to LED components, sapphire, smart-lighting, power devices, and lighting applications. Our partner micro resist technologies GmbH will be represented.

12th - 14th April 2016, Brussels (Belgium)

Emerson Global Users Exchange

Our partner Emerson Process Management GmbH & Co. OHG organizes the Emerson Global Users Exchange, an industry-leading technical conference for automation products and services.

12th - 14th April 2016, Istanbul (Turkey)

BeautyEurasia 2016

BeautyEurasia is the region's leading international exhibition for the cosmetics, beauty and personal care industry. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will present their latest developments and products.

12th - 14th April 2016, Paris (France)


At the leading global business event for personal care innovative cosmetics ingredients, technologies and scientific advances will be presented. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will exhibit at booth R130.

7th April 2016, Berlin

Seminar: Plasma Process Technology

For the 10th time the Plasma Seminar will take place in Berlin-Adlershof and will be hosted by our partner SENTECH Instruments GmbH. Experienced individuals from industry and research & development will offer the latest news on topics such as on applications of ICPECVD, PEALD, RIE, DRIE and cryogenic etching.

6th - 8th April 2016, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)


Widely recognised as the Region’s Leading Water Industry event, new products and the latest trends in the water and wastewater industry will be presented. Our partner BKP Berolina Polyester GmbH & Co. KG will participate and exhibit at the water trade event.

5th - 8th April 2016, Nuremberg


IFH/Intherm is the most important trade fair for sanitation, heating, air conditioning and renewable energies in 2016. 700 exhibitors demonstrate their practical solutions, products and innovations. Our partners Haase GFK-Technik GmbH (Hall 4, Booth 4.134) and Xylem (Hall 5, Booth 5.336) will be represented.

4th - 7th April 2016, Brussels (Belgium)

Biophotonics: Photonic Solutions for Better Health Care

During the conference for biophotonics in Brussels the latest informations and research results will be presented in 21 sessions. Our partner Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin will give a paper about "Sunscreens: UV or light protection" in session 15 "Diagnosis and Therapy IV".

19th - 22nd March 2016, Tokyo (Japan)

JSAP Spring Meeting 2016

At the 63rd Spring Meeting of the Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP), our partner SENTECH Instruments GmbH will introduce the new spectroscopic ellipsometer SENresearch 4.0 (booth B-6, hall B).

15th - 17th March 2016, Shanghai (China)

SEMICON China 2016

Our partner LayTec AG is sponsor of the LED China Conference 2016 - a communication platform within the entire LED manufacturing chain - and will give two lectures:

  • 'Epitaxy in-situ process control in UV LED application', LED China Conference on March 16th at 2:45 PM
  • 'Reliability and yield limiting variances in power-electronic manufacturing – early detection by advanced in-situ monitoring', Power Semiconductor Forum on March 17th at 4:10 PM

15th - 16th March 2016, Coventry (UK)

Making Cosmetics

Making Cosmetics features seminars, workshops, demonstrations and a major exhibition about cosmetics and personal care products and taking them from concept to consumer. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH will be represented with a booth.

14th - 16th March 2016, Berlin

International Conference on Dermal Drug Delivery by Nanocarriers

Our partner Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin is represented with the paper "Triggered release of drugs from nanoparticles in theskin: New perspectives for drug delivery".

8th - 10th March 2016, Paris (France)

JEC World 2016

JEC World is the largest international gathering of composite professionals. Our partner Fraunhofer-Institute for Applied Polymer Research, Research Division Polymeric Materials and Composites PYCO will present their latest developments.

4th - 6th March 2016, Dusseldorf

Beauty Düsseldorf

Beauty Dusseldorf is the leading international trade fair cosmetics, nail, foot, wellness and spa. Our partner Courage + Khazaka electronic GmbH can be found in hall 11/D29.

01st - 02nd March 2016, Brussels (Belgium)

CS International Conference

CS International 2016 will provide timely, comprehensive coverage of every important sector within the compound semiconductor industry. Our partner LayTec is a sponsor of the conference and will also be represented with a booth.

17th - 20th February 2016, Indianapolis (USA)

WWETT 16 - Water & Wastewater Equipment, Treatment & Transport Show

The WWETT Show offers the latest products, technologies, and knowledge related to the water, wastewater and environmental service industry. Our partner BKP Berolina Polyester GmbH & Co. KG will be represented at booth 6538, hall K.

13th - 18th February 2016, San Francisco (USA)

Photonics West

Our partners Ferdinand-Braun-Institut, Leibniz-Institut fuer Hoechstfrequenztechnik (FBH), LayTec AG and the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin are presenting research results at the world's leading conference for optics and photonics.

FBH will present two papers about UV-LEDs:

  • Advances in AlGaN-based deep UV LED technologies (invited paper), Conference 9748 - Session 12
  • Influence of the LED heterostructure and chip package on the lifetime of high power UV-B and UV-C LED, Conference 9748 - Session 12

LayTec AG will present the “Process control of MOCVD growth for LEDs by in-situ photoluminescence” (invited talk), Conference 9768 - Session 10 at the congress.

And Charité will give lectures about:

  • Topical application of nanoparticles: Prospects and safety aspects (invited paper), Conference 9709 - Session 5
  • Sunscreens: UV or light protection

31st January - 3rd February 2016, Vancouver (Canada)

IUVA World Congress

The focus of this conference is to present the recent advancements in technology and research addressing the environmental, health, and treatment process challenges of today, as well as to discuss the current trends in UV regulations and new applications. Our partners  Xylem und DVGW - Technologiezentrum Wasser will talk about current topics in short technical sessions .

27. - 29. Januar 2016, Tokyo (Japan)

Nano Tech

The Nano Tech event showcases the recent advancements in materials, IT & electronics, biotechnology, nano fabrication technology and many more. Our partner micro resist technologies GmbH will be represented.