Neaspec has gained worldwide attention in the scientific community for inventing a series of breakthrough technologies in nanoscale analytics. Founded in 2007 by the world’s leading experts of near-field microscopy as a spin-off from the the Max-Planck-Institute of Biochemistry, neaspec’s engineers have developed the neaSNOM microscope, an easy-to-use optical near-field microscope platform using ground-breaking and patented optical background-filtering techniques.