Company details

Company name Silmeco
Company type Micro Enterprise (less than 10 employees and revenues less than 2 MEUR)
Industry sector Photonics General
Activity description

Silmeco, short for SILicon MEtal Coating, is a nanotechnology company founded in 2013. They coat silicon wafers with a metal like gold or silver on the nano scale, producing high quality SERS substrates for ultrasensitive molecular detection.

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Project information

Technology platform TP-4: Micro-Opto-Electro Mechanical Systems (MOEMS) integration
Application domain Biomedical
Project scope

To test the capabilities of a SERS sensing platform for medical diagnosis such as the detection of antibiotics in blood plasma

Project leader Dr. Dana Cialla-May (IPHT)
Project start September 2021
Project duration 12 months