Industrial Hardtech Spin-off

from Leibniz-Institute

qCoat is a performance materials company from Leipzig. Founded in 2019 as a spin-off from the Leibniz-Institute for Surface Engineering (IOM).

qCoat applies a patented technology to functionalize polymer filter membranes. With lifetime lasting performance effects, roll-to-roll on pilot production level. Clean, without resorting to toxic chemical auxiliaries.

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2021

functionalized membranes proof of concept

various functional prototypes, Roll-to-Roll (RtR)

pilots in operational environments

first patent granted; RtR process maturity TRL7

company formation qCoat GmbH

patent portfolio expansion

TGFS joins qCoat; offering membrane functionalization as a B2B service and license model

qCoat plans to scale up and commission a 40-inch industrial grade membrane treat-ment facility in Saxony in 2026.

Alexander Braun, Ph.D.

Managing Director
Product & Technology
sales@qcoat.de

Christian Wunderlich

Managing Director
Finance & Operations
contact@qcoat.de