• Molecularly thin SEM image of a NanoBarrier™ membrane SiMPore brings the sophistication and elegance of nanotechnology to membrane science.
  • Maximum permeability TEM image of a NanoBarrier™ membrane In contrast with sponge-like conventional membranes, NanoBarrier™ membranes are the ideal sieve for biomolecules and other nanomaterials.
  • Scalable nanotechnology Hundreds of NanoBarrier™ membrane devices SiMPore takes advantage of the semiconductor manufacturing infrastructure to bring membranes into the 21st century.

The world's thinnest and most permeable nanoporous membrane - Saving time, money and resources

Materials Science

The world's thinnest plasma cleanable membrane is already enabling researchers to better understand properties of novel materials at synchrotrons and electron microscopes around the globe.

Biological Separations

SiMPore's NanoBarrier™ technology brings the precision of nanotechnology to membranes reducing the cost for basic laboratory separations and purifications.

Cellular Assays

Nanometer thinness results in unparalleled permeability and imaging quality, enabling miniaturized membrane-supported assays for stem cell differentiation, drug permeability and other in vitro studies.

We help make discoveries

SiMPore's NanoBarrier™ technology is utilized at leading academic, government and industrial research & development facilities. Applications range from studying the smallest matter using synchrotrons and electron microscopes to understanding the blood-brain barrier to improve delivery of therapeutics targeting central nervous system diseases.


Our customers include:

  • R&D facilities at Fortune 500 companies
  • Many of the US DOE National Laboratories
  • National Laboratories in Europe and Japan
  • Leading universities in 20 countries