• High-quality services from a single source

    Comprehensive assistance for the implementation of your innovative ideas.


The Mst.factory dortmund offers start-ups sophisticated equipment and attractive infrastructure for the product development in the micro-and nanotechnology. The infrastructure facilities include:

  • adequately furnished laboratories
  • either with physical or chemical standard equipment
  • clean rooms
  • attractive office space
  • state-of-the-art production plants and equipment
  • analysis and testing equipment
  • seminar and meeting rooms
  • comprehensive infrastructure management


Together with further competence centers at the Dortmund location, as e.g.:

  • the center for production technology Dortmund (ZfP) and
  • the biomedicine center Dortmund (BMZ)

 the MST.factory dortmund forms a powerful infrastructure network, which is highly interdisciplinary and offers start-ups support close to the market.

We have the tailor-made infrastructure for your F&E projects: space and technology - scope for development of new and existing processes, as well as for planning reliability for young companies and investors. Rental or leasing of laboratories and machines in a technological environment offers calculated company growth:  infrastructure

Business Support

Being incorporated in an efficient network of experts, mentors and consultants, the centre management helps and advises the start-up firms in almost all organisational and strategic issues. The companies can concentrate on their core competencies and push and accelerate their product developments.

  • evaluation of business concepts
  • access to private financing and public funding
  • technology search and market intelligence
  • feasibility studies
  • preparation of project proposals within public support programmes
  • assistance in patent issues
  • marketing and commercialization assistance
  • cooperation management
  • initiation of potential business cooperations
  • basic business services

MST.factory dortmund is the driving force within the local micro and nanotechnology cluster. The centre is closely linked with the local companies, science and research institutions, investors, public administrations and policy decision-makers.