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Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Institute of Microstructure Technology

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Tel.: +49 721 608 26840 (IMT)
Tel.: +49 721 608 47173 (IPQ)
Fax: +49 721 608 28848

E-Mail: infoUbg6∂pilot-3d de
Web:   www.pilot-3d.de

Christian Koos
+49 721 608-42491 (IPQ)/+49 721 608-22770 (IMT)
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Philipp Dietrich
+49 721 608-26840 (IMT) / +49 721 608-47173 (IPQ)
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Our Concept

PILOT-3D aims at advancing industrial application of three-dimensional (3D) additive nanofabrication in optics and photonics with a special focus on wafer-level micro-optics and photonic multi-chip integration.
our concept and cooparation model

What We Offer

A platform for lean and fast evaluation of disruptive ideas, providing:

  • a one-stop partnership for explorative technology projects and proof-of-concept demonstrations,
  • proven expertise in design, fabrication, characterization, and demonstration of photonic micro- and nanosystems,
  • a comprehensive service, ranging from basic feasibility studies to first prototypes, technology transfer, and ramp-up of production,
  • the innovative spirit and scientific infrastructure of one of Europe’s largest research institutions in the field of engineering and natural sciences

Who We Are


Prof. Dr. Christian Koos, Philipp Dietrich, Muhammad Rodlin Billah, Matthias Blaicher

PILOT-3D builds upon the expertise of leading research groups in the area of photonic integration and the associated applications: