In the summer 2000 Dr. Stephan Haubold founded Nanosolutions GmbH together with Prof. Dr. Horst Weller, Prof. Dr. Marcus Haase, and Armin Geibel. This spin-off from the Department of Physical Chemistry at Hamburg University provided the basis for turning scientific results from the field of nanomaterials into commercial products.
In 2001 the company won the first prize in the business plan competition "science4life" for its strategic concept. Other awards for innovative products have followed since.
Since its foundation, Nanosolutions collaborates with many well-known national and international industrial partners, as, for example, with Bayer AG on the development of biolabels for medical diagnostics.
In 2004 Nanosolutions was chosen as "Founder Champion of Hamburg 2004" at the "Deutsche Gründer- und UnternehmerTage" (deGUT) under the patronage of Bundeskanzler Gerhard Schröder.