The Technologie Manufaktur GmbH & Co. KG was founded by us in 2014.
Dirk Hönig [Ph. D], Managing Director
Optical Technologies, Software, Electronics
Dirk Hoenig studied physics at the University of Goettingen (Lower Saxony, Germany) and completed postgraduate studies in 1994 with a doctoral dissertation in the optics of ultra-thin films at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. He is a co-founder of a number of companies in the fields of optics, measurement technologies, and high-tech engineering. The main focal points of his work are polarization and thin-film optics, image processing and scientific-technical software development in LabVIEW.
Jan Thirase [Ph. D], Managing Director
Jan Thirase studied mathematics and physics at the University of Goettingen (Lower Saxony, Germany) and completed postgraduate studies with a doctorate in mathematics. On leaving university he joined the Microscopy division of Carl Zeiss and was employed in the company for 10 years – initially as an optical designer, later as project leader on development projects, and subsequently for over five years as divisional head in development. From 2013 to 2016 he worked freelance as an optical designer and system engineer in space projects.