Open to direct and indirect exhibitors registered in the official catalogue, the Microns and Nano d'Or reward innovative microtechnical achievements presented for the first time at Micronora. They are awarded by a jury made up of industrialists and researchers active in the field of microtechnology.
In 2022, 4 Microns d'Or and 2 Special Mentions of the jury were awarded.
The award ceremony was organized on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at the end of the inauguration of Micronora by Marie-Guite Dufay, President of the Bourgogne-Franche-Comté Region, Ludovic Fagaut,1st Vice-President of the Doubs Department, Anne Vignot, President of Grand Besançon Métropole and Mayor of Besançon and Thierry Bisiaux, President of Micronora, in the presence of Pascal Vairac, President of the Jury and Jean Verillac, Director of Business and Engineering of the Banque Populaire Bourgogne Franche-Comté who will offer a check for 1,500 euros to each winner.
Microns d'Or Winners
Category: Microtechnical Components
Vulkam : New industrial manufacturing process for more efficient and resilient watch movement parts, based on the thermo-molding of amorphous metal alloys: Vulkalloys.
Category: Microtechnical equipment for production or laboratory machines
Symmetry: Innovative positioning system: the Mauka hexaglide, with a small footprint, allows loads of up to 5 kg to be positioned with an accuracy of 0.5μm in translation and 5μrad in rotation according to the 6 degrees of freedom.
Category: Machines for the production, assembly and measurement/control of microtechnical products
Specifies France – Pracartis Group: Mini 3-5 axis machining center – the Precibot – takes up the challenge of ensuring very high precision despite a weight (less than 100 kg) and very small dimensions, while taking into account current economic and environmental trends.
Category: Demonstrators and prototypes micro and nano systems reserved for laboratories
Femto-ST : Optical micro-clamp assembled at the end of a 50 μm x 40 μm x 25 μm stretched optical fiber: first demonstrator of a new generation of nanorobotic structures.
Special Mentions of the Jury
Amada Machinery Europe
System for programming profile rectification operations, reproducible and precise to μm.
I said Polytool
Patented watering system directly integrated into the tool, allowing to optimize the cutting process.