Welcome to MinacNed

the association that brings Nano to Society

MinacNed is a trade association with the aim of strengthening economic activity based on microsystems and nanotechnology. The members consist of research institutes, the manufacturing industry, suppliers, integrators and end-users of products and services that are made possible by, or make use of, micro and/or nanotechnology.

The core activities of MinacNed contribute to providing a platform for sustainable economic and social value creation and the provision of an ecosystem for researchers, entrepreneurs and policy makers. This platform is created by organizing events and the international MicroNanoConference for our members.

MinacNed Membership

1. Encourages innovation with and for members

  • Ecosystem where members, companies, knowledge institutions and government can work together optimally to realize innovations
  • Knowledge sessions & cluster events for its members
  • Platform for consultation and cooperation between members
  • Possibility to realize innovations together with members (knowledge institutions & companies)

2. Network

  • Connection with (inter)national industry-related networks, partners and government
  • Access to a wide network of experts
  • International innovative and match making missions to stimulate international business opportunities, innovation missions
  • Connection with public-private partnerships

3. Leading member base

  • The strong players in the market are connected
  • Participation of all enabling technologies
  • All major knowledge institutions are members and make knowledge available to MinacNed network

Membership benefits

As MinacNed member you benefit from many advantages:

  • Great discounts on the participation in workshops, table-top stands sponsorships and visitor entrances for the iMNC. The benefit varies between €50,- for entrance and between €250 and €1500,- as a participant.
  • MinacNed keeps you informed of relevant new technological developments.
  • Access to a wide network of experts.
  • Free access or access at a reduced rate to the MinacNed events.
  • Meet new customers, high-tech experts and providers of technical solutions in the MinacNed network and network events.
  • Member meetings to build and strengthen networks. As a MinacNed member you have a say in prioritization, positions and activities of the MinacNed association.
  • International fact finding and match making missions to stimulate international business opportunities.
  • MinacNed is affiliated with FHI, federation of technology branches this cooperation provides us with extra services.

FHI Services

Members of MinacNed provide of the FHI membership services

These services concern:

  • Legal support
  • HRM-support
  • Business support services
  • Model agreements, general term and conditions, supplier agreements
  • Workshops
  • Market information

For more information about the services of FHI please click here.

Membership fees

  • Membership
  • Number of employees (fte)
  • 1 to 5 employees
  • 6 to 9 employees
  • 10 to 25 employees
  • > 25 employees
  • Start-ups: (founded less than 3 years ago) first 2 years 50% discount on membership fees.
  • Contribution 2020
  • excl. VAT
  • € 686,-
  • € 1.372,-
  • € 1.637,-
  • € 1.918,-
  • Start-ups: (founded less than 3 years ago) first 2 years 50% discount on membership fees.
  • Contribution 2021
  • excl. VAT
  • € 707,-
  • € 1.413,-
  • € 1.686,-
  • € 1.976,-
  • Start-ups: (founded less than 3 years ago) first 2 years 50% discount on membership fees.


Read more about the membership and the role that MinacNed has for the micro- and nanotechnology clusters in the Netherlands in this presentation. You can download the brochures direct both in Dutch and English (PDF).


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