MESA+ is one of the world’s largest
nanotechnology research institutes. A total of 525 researchers work together on
cutting-edge research at the highest level; including research in the fields of
materials science, lab-on-a-chip technology, nanophotonics, nanoelectronics and
nanofluidics. The aim for excellence is always the focal point with scientific
publications in leading international journals. On average, every
single day, one article is published by a MESA+ scientist.
Multidisciplinary collaboration between the various research directions of
MESA+ is stimulated by the unique structure of Strategic Research Orientations
, in which a large number of researchers collaborate in a specific
research program. This method of interdisciplinary research leads to ground-breaking
results, it reinforces the cohesion between ongoing high-quality research and
it provides excellent opportunities for external partners.
MESA+ offers a state-of-the-art NanoLab with a floor area of 1250 square
meters. Users are offered a unique laboratory with a wide variety of
technologies and equipment to develop an almost unlimited number of
applications. Next to scientific researchers is the laboratory space and
equipment of the MESA+ NanoLab used for 40% by industrial partners.