NIL Technology ApS (NILT) is an optical solutions company designing, developing, and manufacturing optical elements and components using high-precision nanoscale features. 

NILT is recognized as a leading supplier of advanced nanostructured masters for various replication technologies, including nanoimprint, UV-replication, hot embossing, roll printing, and injection molding.

In 2019, NILT was named one of the 25 top European IoT and hardware start-ups to watch. In 2022, NILT was selected from more than 3,000 candidates to be part of the EIC ScalingUp program, a project by the European Innovation Council for the most promising deep-tech companies in Europe. In March 2023, NILT was again selected to join the list of the Top 50 European tech companies with the biggest potential for high growth. 

NILT has a long history of participating in national and European-funded research projects where we work with academic institutions and industry leaders to develop nanotechnology solutions for the present and future.

Ensuring Excellence

Ensuring excellence is about knowledge, experience, and competencies. We strive to deliver
superiority and quality in everything we do. Consequently, excellence is one of our core values.
As a global market leader, NILT is committed to ensuring excellence by providing solutions that meet
every customer’s expectations. We have a profound technical understanding of nano-lithographic
processes, and we develop fabrications in state-of-the-art silicon processing cleanrooms.
By working with NILT, you are ensured that excellence is a value that we always endeavor to deliver.

Ensuring the future

Excellence is rooted in the enthusiasm and skills of our employees. Our passion for groundbreaking solutions is driven by involvement, knowledge sharing, mutual respect, and listening to our customers. Together, it creates a strong foundation for continuous improvement and innovation to the benefit of our customers. We are proud of the solutions we make for and together with our customers, and we continue to innovate ourselves to develop and deliver world-class technology and knowledge - to enable a smarter and better future."

Theodor Nielsen, CEO & Founder


6 ongoing National and EC funded R&D projects


Brian Bilenberg

Founder & EVP Mastering

Theodor Nielsen

Founder & CEO

Thomas Haals Løndorf


Ulrich Quaade

Head of Optics & IP

Brian Orr

VP Sales

Martin Balimann

Manager, Project Management Office


Jens Peter Due Olsen


Henrik Nielsen

CEO at 5th Planted Games

Ali Al-Hasan

Jean Schmitt

Managing Partner at JOLT CAPITAL

Theodor Nielsen

Founder & CEO at NILT

Bo Ilsøe

Partner at NGP Capital

Christian Tang-Jespersen

Partner at ACME Capital

Scientific Advisors

Dr. Techn. N. Asger Mortensen

Professor & Villum Investigator, D-IAS Chair of Technical Science, Fellow of APS, OSA, SPIE & IOP


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