With the new format Industry-Innovation-Dialoge (IID) the State Develop Agency of Thuringia (LEG) has brought together private enterprises and research organisations to foster cooperation and innovation The research landscape in Thuringia is based on an excellent knowledge base, equipment, and sites. Not only basic research is the top focus but the transformation of knowledge to industrial application and services is of a prime interest of the scientist involved in this dialogue. The location chosen, the  DFG Core Facility “Micro-Nano-Integration” at the Center of Micro and Nano Technologies, clearly underpinned this approach. Please contact us to get an English review of the topics discussed and the applicability to your own business.