Subsidies and awards
Due to the universality and purity of the colloids, Particular's production method is ideal for applications in the life science field.
In 2012, the founders were nominated for the Berthold Leibinger Award für applied laser technology, and Particular received an award by the German Nanotechnology Association (DV-Nano) as the "Newcomer of the Year".
In June 2010, Particular was one of the Top 5 teams in the final phase of the nationwide business plan competition by Science4Life with 54 participating teams. In December 2009, Particular won the all-German STARTBAHN competition for business plans from the medical economy by Startbahn MedEcon Ruhr with 66 contestant teams.
From 2008 to 2011, the founders received subsidies within a program line called "Transfer of Research" as part of the EXIST support programme from the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi).