Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) is Japan’s leading funding agency and is largely funded through annual subsidies from the Japanese Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). Established in 1932, JSPS promotes the advancement of academic research in all disciplines from social sciences and humanities to natural sciences and engineering. Additionally, JSPS administers a number of bilateral and multilateral programmes for scientific cooperation and exchange under memorandums of understanding concluded with its various counterpart foreign academic institutions around the world.
JSPS main functions are:
CryoVac low temperature technologies (CryoVac GmbH & Co KG)
CryoVac low temperature technologies, is the leading supplier for customized cryogenic systems for a wide range of applications.
Scienta Omicron GmbH
Scienta Omicron, brings together the two leading innovators in Surface Science – the former VG Scienta and Omicron NanoTechnology. We provide customized solutions and advanced technologies for fundamental research in surface science and nanotechnology in the fields of:
Sigma Surface Science GmbH
SIGMA focuses on the development and fabrication of instruments for surface science in UHV. The activities range from various SPM solutions, to hemispherical energy analyzers and X-Ray sources for electron spectroscopy including electronics and software. Analysis components are integrated into custom-tailored multitechnique systems including thin film or nanoparticle deposition facilities.