mstnews is a journal for the micro and nano community worldwide. The aim of mstnews is to disseminate information on world-wide developments in micro and nano technologies, focusing particularly on the integration of different technologies in complex, miniaturized systems.
The target audience includes developers and managers of industrial companies as well as researchers from institutes and universities and students. mstnews is an application-oriented magazine and strives to fill the gap between academic journals on the one hand and commercially oriented, industrial magazines on the other hand.
The printed version has a circulation of over 12,000 and is distributed to nearly 10,000 qualified readers in Europe free of charge. Furthermore 5,000 people worldwide are registered for access to the electronic version of mstnews that is downloadable as pdf from our web server www.mstnews.de free of charge.
mstnews provides a platform for the exchange of information on state-of-the-art developments, new applications, market opportunities and events in the in (currently mainly European) micro nano community. Every mstnews issue has a selected main topic, such as the application of microsystems in the automotive, space or medical fields. The main topic articles are supplemented by reports on events, projects and networks as well as by reviews on the state of technology and technology politics in American, Asian and European countries and regions.
mstnews is published by VDI/VDE-IT, Berlin, Germany.
Amongst the regular customers are the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the European Commission via different programmes, networks and projects (such as MNT-EraNet) , that are giving orders to mstnews to publish regular News Pages.