Industrial Hardtech Spin-off
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.
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.
Product & Technology
Finance & Operations