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Tilo baumbach
Director ANKA
Prof. Dr. Tilo Baumbach
Clemens Heske
Director ANKA
Prof. Dr. Clemens Heske
Manuella Werp
Commercial Director ANKA-CoS
Dr. Manuella Werp

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+49 (0)721 608 28664

Michael Drees
Sales Manager ANKA-CoS
Michael Drees

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+49 (0)721 608 26866

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
ANKA Commercial Services (ANKA-CoS)
Campus North

Platz 1
D-76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Tel.: +49 (0)721 608 28664
Fax: +49 (0)721 608 28677

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ANKA is the synchrotron light source of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, providing solutions by use of light from hard X-rays to the far-infrared for research and technology.
ANKA focuses on specific fields of science, it forms a key element for the embedded in-house research and provides scientific research capabilities and cost adapted industrial research.

To further enhance the industrial use at ANKA, ANKA Commercial Services (ANKA-CoS) acts as an intermediate between industrial customers, scientists working at and with ANKA and KIT Services Units (purchasing, innovation management, financial management and legal affairs) for:

  • commercial access to ANKA synchrotron facility and to laboratory infrastructure to industrial customers
  • valorization and licensing of ANKA technologies
  • cooperations partly funded by industry
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ANKA-CoS guarantees users from industry an exclusive and fast access to synchrotron radiation and provides a professional carrying out of projects. You decide:

  • whether you wish a full service including the analysis and interpretation of the results
  • or whether you are only interested in the data collection as such
  • or whether you wish to purchase shifts of beamtime and realize the measurements by yourself

Non-disclosure is guaranteed at any time.



Business Fields for industrial activities at ANKA:

  • Synchrotron Analytics & Diagnostics
       - Chemical analytics
       - Material diagnostics
       - Non-destructive testing

  • LIGA Micro Fabrication and NDE
       - Direct LIGA prototyping
       - Replication e.g. from polymer
       - Development for serial production

  • Synchrotron Technology
       - Superconducting Undulators
       - X-ray Compound Refractive Lenses

The professional, customer oriented approach of ANKA-CoS has been improved by going through the DIN EN ISO 9001:2008 certification process. Since May 2008 ANKA-CoS is certificated and provides now quality certificated services and thus covers the needs of industrial customer in an appropriate way. LOgo Zertifakat ISO 9001 DQS