The harsh environment in life science laboratories in combination with the demand for highest accuracy and precision require robust and reliable tools and equipment. When it comes to sample positioning tasks for super-resolution microscopy or lab automation scientists rely on the advantages of SmarAct's positioning solution.
Our positioning devices and metrology components are available in a broad range of product series with options that allows you to operate them in cryogenic environments, under vacuum and ultra-high vacuum conditions or in high magnetic fields.

These options allow us to customize our products to almost any application requirement.
Whether your field of application is medical research, surface science, biology, chemistry or any other subject matter, our SmarAct sales team scientists will help you select or customize the best positioning solution for your specific application.

Featured Products

Microscope Stages

Microscope stages and manipulatores for presice positioning of slides and well plates for in-situ sample manipulation.

Microscopy Accessories

Versatile accessories for microscopy stages from SmarAct.

Superresolution Kits

Plug-and-play kits for different open-source microscopes.

Focus Stages

Objective manipulators for focusing on the Z-axis


Versatile gripper solutions for handling small and fragile objects.

Application Examples

CFM Setup based on SmarActs SLC17 series linear positioners on an inverted microscope

The Cellular Force Microscope

Based on SmarActs SLC-17 series linear positioners on an inverted microscope.
Functional ultrasound image of a rhesus monkey’s brain using a 6 MHz probe (adapted from [1])

Ultrasound-Based Brain Scanning

Lightweight probe positioning system for primate brain research

Ophthalmologic Drug Delivery Platform

For the Ophthalmology department of Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Life Science & Light Microscopy Brochure

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