KNAUER is proud to announce, that it is one of the most attractive employers in Germany according to a recent meta-study (top 1% of more than 74,000 employers surveyed).
12.10.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
On October 1, 2023, the Governing Mayor of Berlin Kai Wegner on behalf of the Senate awarded the Order of Merit of the State of Berlin to citizens who have rendered outstanding services to the city. Alexandra Knauer was honored for her achievements as a successful and socially particularly committed entrepreneur.
01.10.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
At the same time as the UN Sustainability Summit in New York, laboratory measuring instrument manufacturer KNAUER launched this year's Sustainability Week on September 18, 2023. Resource-saving use of energy and raw materials, fair trade, biodiversity, regional supply chains and much more generally attract a great deal of attention from entrepreneur Alexandra Knauer and the workforce. So what is the role of a campaign week on this topic?
22.09.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
Berlin, August 28, 2023: The manufacturer of high-tech laboratory equipment KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH has passed the certification audit according to EN ISO 13485. With the introduction of this quality standard for medical devices, KNAUER raises its quality management to a new level and facilitates its access to more market segments.
28.08.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
The renowned business magazine WirtschaftsWoche awarded the Berlin-based laboratory equipment manufacturer KNAUER for its innovative strength in its August 2023 issue.
17.08.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
Knauer Wissenschaftliche Geraete invests in Better Basics Laborbedarf - Both companies will offer integrated solutions in the field of material separation and laboratory organization.
17.08.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
The Separation Science Slam held by laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER with the support of The Analytical Scientist magazine on June 19 at the HPLC Conference 2023 in Düsseldorf, Germany, was a great success!
19.06.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
The management of KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, a well-known Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments, had the honor of welcoming Berlin's Senator for Economic Affairs, Ms. Franziska Giffey (SPD), and State Secretary Michael Biel to the company's headquarters on June 14.
14.06.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
On May 9, 2023, the VORSPRUNG Business Award, an accolade of the East German Business Forum OWF, was presented at the Federal Chancellery. Patron Carsten Schneider, Minister of State and Federal Government Commissioner for Eastern Germany presented the VORSPRUNG Award for Berlin to entrepreneur and Managing Director Alexandra Knauer and Managing Director Carsten Losch.
09.05.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
Berlin, Germany, March 30, 2023 – KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, a leading provider of scientific instruments and solutions in the field of liquid chromatography (LC), today announced a new distribution partnership with AB Sciex LLC for the distribution of SCIEX mass spectrometers (MS) through KNAUER across the DACH region.
30.03.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
In this year's calculation of the gender pay gap for the company KNAUER, the management had expected a value of less than two percent, in line with the development of recent years, but were surprised by the figure.
15.02.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
The institutions Gattefossé, InProcess-LSP, KNAUER, Microfluidics, Skyepharma, and the University of Graz join the RCPE-led European Consortium for Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing (ECCPM) to jointly develop a modular, flexible toolkit to advance industrial-scale production of lipid nanoparticles.
08.02.2023 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER celebrated its sixtieth company anniversary with a big party on July 1, 2022 under the motto "Science with Passion". The company had invited about 100 guests from science, politics, and business to celebrate together the long-standing business success. Maren Schellenberg, district mayor for Steglitz/Zehlendorf (Green party) was also present.
04.07.2022 | KNAUER NEWS
This year KNAUER is celebrating the 60th company anniversary and there is more reason for joy. The management is excited to announce that KNAUER has just taken an important step. They aquired a company based in Vlissingen in the Netherlands. This hightech company is an expert in the field of lab automation.
21.06.2022 | KNAUER NEWS
The German Innovation Award 2022 was presented in Munich on April 29. A very large number of research-intensive companies had applied for the prestigious award, which is conferred annually by the renowned weekly business magazine WirtschaftsWoche.
02.05.2022 | KNAUER NEWS
War has been raging in Ukraine for over a month now – with the devastation caused resulting in an outpouring of sympathy for those impacted and a desire to help from Europe and from the rest of the world. How exactly Ukraine should be assisted during direct conflict is a political question, but that does not mean that businesses and individuals cannot do anything to help.
24.03.2022 | KNAUER NEWS
This year, KNAUER celebrates its 60th anniversary and runs special promotions throughout 2022. Particulary exciting is the founding of the “Herbert Knauer Science Award” – a prize named in honour of the company’s founder that will be awarded for an outstanding contribution towards the field of liquid chromatography.
24.02.2022 | KNAUER NEWS
On November 26, 2021 KNAUER received the prestigious Berlin Brandenburg Innovation Award for its technology enabling the large-scale production of lipid nanoparticles (LNP). The systems developed and manufactured in Berlin play a crucial role in the production of mRNA vaccines against the coronavirus.
26.11.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
The Berlin-based company makes sure its employees are well looked after, providing support for employees and their families, especially throughout the difficult times of the pandemic.
03.11.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER are proud to announce that they are one of 10 key nominees for the Berlin-Brandenburg Innovations Prize. The company has been recognized for their Impingement Jets Mixing (IJM) Technology, which can be used for the high-flow production of lipid nanoparticles. This technology is currently being used in the production of mRNA vaccines.
08.10.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
Evaporative light scattering detectors (ELSD) are needed in liquid chromatography whenever the target substances do not show UV absorption and are therefore undetectable with conventional UV and DAD detectors. KNAUER has had the LT-ELSD detectors from SEDERE in its sales portfolio for some time – and from now on became the exclusive distributor for Germany.
06.10.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER took part in the European Sustainable Development Week under the motto: "We want to get better and better!"
29.09.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER was awarded the "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes 2021" of the Oskar Patzelt Foundation on Saturday, September 18, 2021 for the Berlin/Brandenburg region. Alexandra Knauer and Carsten Losch (Management) and Katharina Pohl (Head of Human Resources) were delighted to accept the prize at the Maritim Hotel in Würzburg, Germany
22.09.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
On Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, Dr. Angela Merkel visited laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER, that also produces equipment for corona vaccine production. Managing director and owner of the family business with 160 employees Alexandra Knauer, together with her managing director Carsten Losch, welcomed the Chancellor in the best weather at the company's headquarters in southwest Berlin.
13.09.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
On 28 August 2021, Kai Wegner the CDU party’s top candidate for the position of Governing Mayor of Berlin, as well as the two members of the House of Representatives Stephan Standfuß and Dr. Adrian Grasse exchanged views with the management and employees of KNAUER on important future issues.
30.08.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
Every Summer at the Berlin based KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH employees have more to look forward to than just the beautiful weather. Each July all of KNAUER’s employees are invited to the company’s quarterly financial presentation, where they can find out how the company is performing and, consequently, how much of this success will be shared with them via the company’s profit-sharing bonus scheme.
30.07.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
The manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments, KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, has committed to helping the victims of the West Germany’s recent flooding disaster with a donation of €15,000.
23.07.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
The leader of the FDP parliamentary group in the Berlin House of Representatives, Sebastian Czaja, visited the manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments, KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, in Zehlendorf.
04.06.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
To further strengthen diversity in the workplace, the European Commission is proclaiming European Diversity Month for the first time this May. The 9th German Diversity Day on May 18, initiated and organized by "Charta der Vielfalt e.V.", is the highlight of the action month in Germany. As a signatory of the Diversity Charter, the laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER organized a special event for all employees that focused on the topic of diversity.
18.05.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
The Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH has appointed its previous head of global sales Carsten Losch as managing director effective April 1, 2021.
31.03.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER is proud to announce that the gender pay gap of its employees has decreased again to a value of only 2.2%. By comparison, the German average wage gap between women and men is currently 19%.
05.03.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER has opened offices in Austria and Switzerland with immediate effect - for greater customer proximity and direct specialist advice on site. KNAUER, a family business known for its sustainable approach, previously only had its own customer advisors in Germany and relied internationally on a network of specialist dealers.
02.02.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
Alexandra Knauer, Managing Director of KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH, celebrated her birthday on January 28. That in itself is nothing special - roughly eight thousand Berliners have that in common with her - her gift is all the more so.
27.01.2021 | KNAUER NEWS
All Good Things Come in Threes: KNAUER supports the Berlin City Mission's help for the homeless, the Plan International children's charity and the UN Refugee Aid
21.12.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
In connection with the development of mRNA-based vaccines against Corona, lipid nanoparticles (LNPs) have shown to be a suitable delivery form. LNPs encapsulate and protect the delicate active ingredient and allow its transport to the target cells in the human body. This will be the first large-scale use of mRNA and lipid nanoparticles in vaccination history.
07.12.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH and its new subsidiary 'Das Labor. GmbH' cooperate in a development partnership with the 'Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH' to produce reliable Corona antibody tests in Sub-Saharan Africa.
16.10.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
With the project "Breaking the wall of exploiting finite resources", Svea Stephan wins the 1st place at the Falling Walls Lab Adlershof!
07.10.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
Jana Judisch, spokeswoman of the Studierendenwerk Berlin, a public institution to provide the necessary services for studying at the Berlin universities, accepted a donation cheque in the amount of 5,800 Euros for the "Technikfonds" (technology fund). This fund enables needy students to participate in the corona-related new online semester offers of Berlin's universities and colleges.
20.07.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
The European Sustainability Week is a political initiative whose aim is to initiate projects and events that contribute to the achievement of the so-called Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
02.06.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
Alexandra Knauer, managing director and owner of the Berlin-based laboratory instrumentation manufacturer KNAUER, has been recognized by the jury of the "Frauen unternehmen" initiative ("Women Entrepreneuring") to be a role model female entrepreneur. Ms. Knauer received a certificate signed by the German Federal Minister of Economics and Energy Peter Altmaier.
22.05.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
On May 13th, 2020, Burkard Dregger, member of the Berlin House of Representatives and chairman of the CDU parliamentary group in Berlin, and Cerstin Richter-Kotowski, district mayor of the district Steglitz-Zehlendorf, visited KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH to get an up-to-date picture of the situation of the family business. (Read the entire article, which we reproduce here with permission of the author Jacqueline Lorenz)
19.05.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
With urgently needed protective equipment such as disposable gloves, goggles, and surface disinfectants, KNAUER supports the employees of the neighboring refugee shelter Hohentwielsteig.
10.04.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
Entrepreneur Alexandra Knauer pays attention to equal pay and is convinced that companies and the economy in Germany will benefit from this.
06.03.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
There is reason to be happy at KNAUER, because the company is once again among the top 1% of employers in Germany. The award is the result of evaluations that were determined in an independent meta-study by the Düsseldorf "Institute of Research & Data Aggregation".
10.02.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER supported the work with homeless people on the company´s social day. On January 23, 2020, a group of dedicated employees of the Berlin based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER spent their annual “Social Day“ at the Berlin City Mission of the Protestant Church.
24.01.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
On January 2, 2020, the Berlin-based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH was awarded the "CrefoZert" credit certificate for the first time by the business information service CreditReform.
08.01.2020 | KNAUER NEWS
What do beer, many vaccines or treated wastewater have in common? Biotechnological processes are involved in the production of all these substances and must be monitored and controlled so that they can work optimally. For this purpose, it is necessary to analyze the processes very precisely and preferably without gaps and in real time. It is the goal of the Bio-PAT network to further develop the necessary process analytical technologies (PAT) specifically for bioprocesses.
13.12.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
Initiated by the Berlin-based company KNAUER, the Run4WASH charity run for the benefit of Viva con Agua de St. Pauli e.V. recently took place for the third time in Berlin Zehlendorf. In the meantime, the letter of thanks for the donation has already arrived – reason to report about this event here.
25.10.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
More than 50 users, technology visionaries and laboratory experts met on Monday, September 30, 2019 for a regional chromatography industry meeting in Berlin Zehlendorf to discuss opportunities and challenges of this analytical laboratory technology.
03.10.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
Starting September 2019, KNAUER is now part of the EU funded IMPRESS research program, with the goal to advance the sustainable production of chemistry raw materials. The research program which is driven by a consortium of ten member companies and research institutions received a total grant of 13 million Euros.
02.09.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
On June 18, 2019, the 48th HPLC Conference (University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy) played host to the debut of the Separation Science Slam, sponsored by KNAUER, Merck and The Analytical Scientist. Six scientists under the age of 35 were given the opportunity to present their scientific work in under seven minutes to a large and cheering crowd and jury.
25.06.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
The European Sustainability Week is a Europe-wide initiative that aims to trigger activities, projects and events that contribute to sustainable development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year's activities range from May 30 to June 10 at the latest.
03.06.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
On May 28, 2019 the German Diversity Day took place for the seventh time and on this occasion the Berlin-based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER organized a special campaign for the employees.
28.05.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER introduces three new chiral stationary phases (CSPs), that are typically applied in production or quality control of pharmaceuticals with chiral active ingredients.
06.05.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
It is now almost exactly one month since the so-called Equal Pay Day on March 18, 2019 attracted a lot of attention in Germany. Entrepreneur Alexandra Knauer reports on how she dealt with the campaign.
15.04.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
On March 28, 2019, the Girls’Day, intended to support schoolgirls with their professional orientation, took place again nationwide. The Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments KNAUER took part in this event for the thirteenth time this year.
28.03.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
The new Sepapure® columns and media represent high-quality alternatives for common protein purification tasks like size-exclusion (SEC), affinity (AC) and ion-exchange (IEX) chromatography.
15.03.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
In the study "Leading Employers Germany 2019", the Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory measuring instruments KNAUER was ranked as one of the best employers for the second time.
22.02.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
Alexandra Knauer, CEO of KNAUER, was among the 50 nominees for the "Berlin personality of the year 2018" election of Berliner Morgenpost newspaper.
09.01.2019 | KNAUER NEWS
Christmas letter from KNAUER CEO Alexandra Knauer
16.12.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER's HPLC / UHPLC System wins the ANTOP 2018 Award at Analytica China 2018
12.11.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
15 employees of KNAUER met in Zehlendorf, Germany, to explain paper chromatography to children aged 5-15 at the World Children's Day in the joint accommodation Lisbonallee.
04.10.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH traditionally celebrates its birthday on 1 October. This year KNAUER planted a new walnut tree and celebrated with pumpkin and cake.
04.10.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
The metering pumps played an important role in the development of the groundbreaking new manufacturing process of methanesulfonic acid (MSA) directly from methane and sulfur trioxide.
28.09.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
On Saturday, the 8th of September 2018, the awards gala of the "Großer Preis des Mittelstandes 2018" took place in the "International Congress Center" of the Dresden Maritim Hotel. The Berlin-based laboratory instrument manufacturer KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH was selected as a finalist for the region Berlin / Brandenburg in the competition with 4917 nominated small and medium-sized enterprises throughout Germany.
12.09.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
Purifying proteins easily using ion exchange chromatography (IEC)
01.07.2018 | Newsletter
Without doubt ACHEMA is the world forum and leading trade show for the process industry. It is taking place in Frankfurt from June 11 – 15, 2018 for the 32nd time. The Berlin based manufacturer of liquid chromatography equipment KNAUER will be showcasing their latest systems and devices.
08.06.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
Carbonyls in air: How to optimize the determination method
01.05.2018 | Newsletter
On April 9th, 2018, the VICTRESS awards were presented in Berlin for the thirteenth time. This award honors outstanding women, who are role models and pursue visionary paths, proving that success, leadership and femininity are compatible.
10.04.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
Peak recycling elongates the separation length of your column
05.04.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
How to prepare samples for better analysis results?
01.04.2018 | Newsletter
KNAUER successfully convinced the jury and wins in the categories "Best website (Chemical industry)", "Entrepreneur of the year (Manufacturing and Production)", and "Corporate social responsibility". Winners to be celebrated at awards ceremony on 27 April 2018 at the Hotel Adlon Kempinski in Berlin.
09.03.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
Get to know the AZURA® Bio purification portfolio: highly flexible FPLC platform, variety of detection technology, easy scale-up, and intuitive software PurityChrom®.
09.03.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
On February 19, 2018, the Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments underlines its commitment to responsible corporate governance on an international level.
19.02.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
On February 6, 2018, the Berlin-based manufacturer of high-tech laboratory instruments received the Leading Employer 2018 award.
12.02.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
The Analytical Scientist selected the AZURA® GPC Cleanup system for "The Innovators 2017" product.
15.01.2018 | KNAUER NEWS
Around the world we want to deliver a fast search result. Our new website offers a product finder that makes it easy to search online among our 7,000 products using filters.
07.12.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
Simple HPLC analysis to safeguard health worldwide Innovative product from KNAUER was one of the finalists at the Future Health Economy award
29.11.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
The Berlin-based laboratory equipment manufacturer KNAUER celebrates its 55th anniversary and awards a science prize worth 25,000 US dollars
02.10.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
On Monday 2017/09/11, around 300 cheerful runners from six Zehlendorf companies, the 4b class of Buschgraben elementary school and several african inhabitants from the accomodation center of Hohentwielsteig gathered for a charity run. Under the motto „All for water, water for all“, they collected over 7.000 Euro by foot.
19.09.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
The Humanity in Science Award is an international research prize worth USD 25,000 that recognizes and rewards scientific breakthroughs that can substantially benefit human lives.
31.07.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
Initially kept secret by management and officially announced at KNAUER's summer festival on June 29th, 2017, KNAUER signed the Diversity Charter in May, 2017.
01.07.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
The UV nano flow cell with fiber optics technology from KNAUER received the Best of Industry award 2017 from Huber Verlag für Neue Medien GmbH.
30.06.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
Since May 1st, 2017, KNAUER is a partner in the project "Media Competency in Digitization - A New Agile Learning Culture for Vocational Qualification" (MeDiAL-4Q).
12.06.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
The K-7400S Semi-Micro Osmometer from KNAUER allows fast and easy analysis of aqueous solutions.
10.04.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER was awarded again as one of the best employers 2017
23.02.2017 | KNAUER NEWS
RID kit now for OEMs available
05.12.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
The cable-free device control Mobile Control was honored with the Best of industry award 2016.
18.11.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER Wissenschaftliche Geräte GmbH and 3B Pharmaceuticals GmbH today announced the successful completion of a federal grant program exploiting the potential of camelid antibodies.
09.11.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
Scientific instrument manufacturer KNAUER wins the "biodiversity" special prize in corporate garden contest in Berlin
30.09.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
Am Mittwoch, 21.9.2016 schlossen sich insgesamt 232 gut gelaunte Mitarbeiter mehrerer Zehlendorfer Unternehmen sowie die Klasse 4 B der Buschgraben Grundschule zusammen und erliefen unter dem Motto „Alle für Wasser, Wasser für Alle“ bei einem gemeinsamen Spendenlauf insgesamt 7.200 Euro.
21.09.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
As the German chemist Justus Freiherr von Liebig once said "The secret of all those who make discoveries is that they regard nothing as impossible."
12.09.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
What should we run our cars with in the future? The need for an alternative to fossil fuels is an issue that is elaborated heatedly all over the world.
08.08.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
KNAUER introduces a new column selection valve that enables the automated selection of five columns and one bypass.
01.07.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
During the 3rd German Summit for medium-sized businesses at UNESCO World Heritage Zeche Zollverein in Essen, mentor Ranga Yogeshwar awarded this year’s Top-Innovators on June 24.
24.06.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
During the SWOPS final event on May 18, 2016, KNAUER was assigned the quality award for Berlin-Brandenburg.
19.05.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
The Application “Determination of lactose in lactose-free products via HPAEC-PAD” won over the jury of industry experts and technical editors of LABORPRAXIS.
12.05.2016 | KNAUER NEWS
50 Jahre KNAUER - pure Neugier: Berliner Labormessgerätehersteller wird für sein beispielhaftes Engagement im Bereich Corporate Social Responsability (CSR) ausgezeichnet
28.08.2012 | KNAUER NEWS
On May 3rd, 2010, Veuve Clicquot, the premium champagne house based in Reims, France, chose the recipient of its "Prix Veuve Clicquot" in Berlin, an award focused on honoring socially responsible female entrepreneurs. The jury, consisting of eleven prominent figures from business, government, industry and the media, chose KNAUER's CEO and Owner, Alexandra Knauer, as this year's winner.
04.05.2010 | KNAUER NEWS