AMO is a research oriented company efficiently closing the gap between university research and industrial application. AMO identifies those topics from basic research that seem particularly suitable for industrial implementation and demonstrates these in application-oriented technology. In joint projects and bilateral cooperation, research and development results are transferred to industry. Nanotechnology is expected to provide considerable potential for application areas such as information technology, biotechnology and environmental technology. Headed by Prof. Max Lemme, AMO operates a high level 400 mē cleanroom. Furthermore AMO offers a range of services from consulting to prototype development.