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SPECTARIS – German Hightech Industry Association
Deutscher Industrieverband für optische, medizinische und mechatronische Technologien e.V.
Werderscher Markt 15
10117 Berlin Germany

Wenko Sueptitz, Ph.D.
Phone: +49 30 414021-0
Fax: +49 30 414021-33
Website: www.spectaris.de


SPECTARIS is the German industry association for the high-tech medium-sized business sector and representative body in the areas of medical technology, optical technologies and analytical, biological, laboratory, and ophthalmic devices. Innovation and growth characterize the different industry sectors and their 235,000 strong workforce. Technologies developed here are used in almost all branches of industry, making them an important motor for the German economy.

SPECTARIS pools the interests of more than 400 member companies from Germany, associated in four different sector-specific associations. Through its political activities, public relations and industry marketing, the association gives its members a voice, formulates new responsibilities and opens up new markets. This ensures the international competitiveness of German industry in these sectors and thus safeguards locations and jobs.

SPECTARIS Photonics Division
The Photonics Division of SPECTARIS represents companies from the sector for lasers, optical components, imaging & photo technology, geodesy, microscopy, measurement instrumentation and sensor technology. The SPECTARIS Photonics represents some 120 manufacturers of the optical and photonics industry in Germany. Associated members come from Switzerland and Austria.

Foreign Trade and Export Promotion
SPECTARIS is involved in numerous industry specific project activities for the support of German companies abroad, all focused on one single objective: initiation and expansion of contacts with industry associations as well as industrial enterprises in other countries. SPECTARIS is also very active in organising trade fair participation worldwide, in the removal of non-tariff barriers and providing market data and market information to its members.