Company History

2017 Acquisition of all relevant patents from IBM

2016 NanoFrazor Scholar introduced and first order received

2015 Global distribution network established

2014 First NanoFrazor Explore delivered to a customer

2013 SwissLitho relocates to Technopark in Zurich

2012 Incorporation of SwissLitho AG by Felix Holzner and Philip Paul

Origin at IBM Research Zurich

2011 High speed NanoFrazor patterning and imaging published in Nanotechnology IOP

2010 NanoFrazor proof of principle published in Advanced Materials and Science

1995 Millipede Memory project started by Peter Vettiger and Gerd Binnig

1986 Nobel Prize for Gerd Binnig and Heinrich Rohrer for the invention of the STM


2017 Swiss Excellence Award

2016 Scholarship from Ernst-Göhner Stiftung for HSG St.Gallen Executive School

2016 Frost & Sullivan – Global New Product Innovation of the Year award for Lithography

2015 R&D 100 Award

2014 CTI Startup label

2014 Swiss Technology Award (Final 3)

2014 MNE Startup Award

2014 Guinness World Record for smallest 3D magazine cover

2013 ZKB Technopark Pionierpreis

2013 ETH Pioneer Fellowship

2013 Heuberger Winterthur Jungunternehmerpreis

2012 ETH Spin-off label

2012 McKinsey Venture Best Business Idea

2012 Guinness World Record with smallest 3D world map and Matterhorn

2011 Venture kick awards (I, II and III)