Being an active partner of many scientific, technical and trade associations, Polytec remains at the forefront of laser and optical measurement technologies.

The Italian Association of Laser Velocimetry

The Italian Association of Laser Velocimetry and non invasive diagnostics was founded in July 1991 to develop the exchange of information among scientists, associations, and companies and to promote technical education in the field of laser velocimetry.

AMA Fachverband für Sensorik e.V.

The AMA Association for Sensor Technology was founded in 1980 as an AMA working group for transducer technology.

ASAM (Association for Standardization of Automation and Measuring Systems) provides standards for data models, interfaces and syntax specifications for a variety of applications, such as testing, evaluation and simulation.


The European Machine Vision Association is a non-profit organization supported by Polytec and many other companies helping ensure that cutting-edge machine vision technology is known and applied worldwide.

Fraunhofer VISION

Fraunhofer Vision Alliance, joined by Polytec in 2011, is a research network for industrial quality insurance. Automatic image processing and machine vision are basic activities of the Vision institutes.


Being an international association of companies and institutes in the field of microtechnology, nanotechnology and advanced materials, IVAM makes every possible effort to create essential competitive advantages for our about 300 member institutes and companies like Polytec.


MEMUNITY is an association of well-known companies and institutes that operate in the field of Microsystems Technology, with Polytec as a founding member.

MEMS Industry Group® (MIG) is the trade association advancing MEMS across global markets. MIG'S approach is to promote greater commercial development and use of MEMS and MEMS-enabled devices.

The competence network "Photonics BW e.V." was founded in July 2000 as a non-profit association with the goal to support and promote optical technologies in the German state Baden-Württemberg.

SPECTARIS is the German industry association for the high-tech business sector and representative body in the areas of medical technology, optical technologies and analytical, biological, laboratory, and ophthalmic devices.