2016






neaspec wins the IF DESIGN AWARD 2016 in the category product.

Each year the iF International Forum Design awards particularly well-designed industrial products to communicate the importance of design. The iF DESIGN AWARD is a symbol for excellent form, aesthetic quality and user-focused, efficient design around the world.


2014



CeNS


neaspec wins a CeNS publication award from the Center for NanoScience in Munich. The award honors the discovery of phase coexistance in organic thin-films using infrared nano-imaging based on neaspec’s neaSNOM microscope.



Ludwig Genzel Prize 2014


Dr. Rainer Hillenbrand (neaspec Scientific Advisor & Co-Founder) wins the Ludwig-Genzel-Prize 2014 for the design and development of infrared near-field spectroscopy and the application of this novel spectro­scopic method in different areas of natural sciences.



Chinese Award for outstanding new scientific product 2013


Quantum Design China and neaspec win the chinese award “Outstanding New Scientific Product” for nano-FTIR and the neaSNOM microscope

2013



step-award


neaspec wins the STEP award competition 2013 for best product & technology



Microscopy Today Award


nano-FTIR from neaspec wins the prestigous Microscopy Today Innovation Award 2013



Deutscher Gruenderpreis


neaspec is selected as a top 10 finalist of the “Deutscher Gründerpreis 2013”, Germany’s most prestigous Start-Up award

2012



CeNS


neaspec wins two(!) CeNS publication awards from the Center for NanoScience in Munich. One for demonstrating the nano-FTIR technology, the other for neaspec’s uniquie Graphene plasmon interference mapping technology.



step-award


neaspec is selected as a Top 20 finalist of the Step Award competition 2012

2011



CeNS


neaspec wins a CeNS publication award from the Center for NanoScience in Munich. The award is based on neaspec’s early work on infrared spectroscopy technology.



step-award


neaspec is selected as a Top 20 finalist of the Step Award competition 2011



MBPW


neaspec is one of three winners of the Munich Business Plan Competition 2011

2009



KennethJButton


Dr. Keilmann, founder and scientific advisor of neaspec wins the Kenneth J. Button Price 2009 “for outstanding contributions to the field of infrared condensed matter physics and for bringing the power of infrared and Terahertz spectroscopy to nanoscience by implementing near-field microscopy and frequency-comb spectroscopy”.