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Our Sponsors

The 2021 annual ASB meeting is sponsored by several of our ongoing partners in science and innovation. Please take the time to look through their products and have a chat either in person or online with their reps if you have any questions. 


Coherent Scientific specialises in the sale and support of lasers, optical and atomic force microscopes, nanoinstruments and other optics related equipment. We have supported our customers throughout Australia and New Zealand for over 30 years with our highly experienced team.

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Olympus corporation is a global technology leader, crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies; life sciences; industrial solutions; and cameras and audio products. Throughout our history of over 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling. Our Life Sciences business is dedicated to meeting and exceeding the evolving needs and expectation of life science professionals through a comprehensive range of clinical research, educational, and life science research microscopes and microscope systems. 

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NewSpec Pty Ltd was established in December 2004 as an Australian owned company and the exclusive Australasian distributor for the Newport Corporation. We specialise in the marketing, sales, importation, installation and service of scientific research equipment, primarily in the fields of lasers, optics, electron microscopes and surface metrology.

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The Lastek Group of Companies was formed in 1988 and operates today from a large, fully-restored factory located in the University of Adelaide's Commerce and Research Precinct at Thebarton, Adelaide.Lastek is the distributor in Australia and New Zealand for over 70 leading laser, imaging, and photonics technology companies. Our portfolio includes such leading companies as Toptica, Ocean Insight, Thorlabs, Gentec-EO, Raptor Photonics, Ekspla, Abberior Instruments, Light Conversion, Laser Quantum, and many more. 

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ZEISS is an internationally leading technology company operating in the optics and optoelectronics industries. ZEISS is shaping technological progress and through its solutions is extending the horizon of the world of optics and associated areas. ZEISS develops, produces and distributes highly innovative solutions for industrial metrology and quality assurance, microscopy solutions for the life sciences and materials research, as well as medical technology solutions for diagnostics and treatment in ophthalmology and microsurgery.

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Since its establishment in 1917, Nikon has been focusing on developing optical technologies to harness the power of light. The Nikon Microscope Solutions Unit belongs to the Nikon Corporation Healthcare Business Unit whose mission is to advance healthcare and provide a better quality of life, through a century of expertise in optical technology. Nikon Australia is pleased to announce the expansion of the Australian subsidiary with addition of the Healthcare Business Unit, focusing on the microscopy market across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region.

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PicoQuant is a worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality photonic components and instruments for a broad range of scientific applications. With more than 25 years of experience in research and development, 125 people in all major regions of the world we realize and support outstanding innovations inspired by our customers' needs.

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