In July 2019 MicroNova receives the "Partnerstein" from the hands of the Bavarian president of the state parliament Ilse Aigner - an award for companies that foster and exemplify the compatibility of family and career. The prize is awarded by the Dachau associations of Frauenunion (FU), Mittelstandsunion (MU) and Christlich-Sozialen Arbeitnehmerunion (CSA) to companies based in the district.
The new MicroNova building was selected by the Bavarian Chamber of Architects as a showpiece for the so-called Architektouren in June 2019. In this context, anyone interested in architecture could take a look at the building. The architect’s drawing came from the Obereisenbuchner office in Pfaffenhofen (Ilm), which also took part in the guided tours through the building.
In May 2018, MicroNova moved into the newly completed building number 6 in the campus-like Vierkirchen Business Park. With 3,500 sqm of office space, the new headquarters are located directly opposite company building #17, which has been in use since 1994 and now houses the Testing Solutions division. About 160 employees work together in both buildings.
In May 2017, MicroNova celebrates the foundation stone ceremony for its new “Business Park Vierkirchen”. On approximately 3,500 square meters of office space, the new Building #6 will offer three floors and a capacity for 100 work places.
The milestone birthday in April is not only the occasion for a small celebration, but also for a special edition of the corporate magazine InNOVAtion summarising many informative figures, facts and data as well as some special, worth reading anecdotes of the company’s history. By now around 230 employees are working for the MicroNova Group, including the AG as well as the subsidiary in the Czech Republic and the affiliate in Kassel, Germany.
On January 1, MicroNova founder Josef W. Karl resigns from his position as CEO of MicroNova AG and becomes chairman of the Supervisory Board. Orazio Ragonesi is named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Mangaging Board of MicroNova; Dr. Klaus Eder continues to serve as Chief Operating Officer(COO).
In November 2015, MicroNova AG founds the first foreign subsidiary: cz.MicroNova s.r.o takes care of clients at its location in Mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic).
With effect from May 1, 2015 the Supervisory Board of MicroNova appoints Dr. Klaus Eder and Orazio Ragonesi as members of the Managing Board of the company. Orazio Ragonesi is named deputy CEO. Josef W. Karl, so far sole member of the Managing Board, presides as CEO. Moreover, Dr. Klaus Eder complements the management of the subsidiary carts GmbH (since January 2017: ks.MicroNova GmbH) headquartered in Kassel and joins Josef W. Karl and Orazio Ragonesi as Managing Director.
MicroNova unveils the networking solution ViViAN, which paves the way for a secure exchange of medical information between medical practices, clinics, care establishments, and other stakeholders within the healthcare system. The company creates the technological basis for an integrated, cross-sector patient care.
In April, employees, customers, and management celebrate a quarter of a century of MicroNova. A glance at the company history shows that there have been many successes and that MicroNova has always been on a solid footing even during times of economic downturn. 110 employees now stand for quality and the power of innovation at offices in Ingolstadt, Vierkirchen and Wolfsburg.
MicroNova AG establishes the new business unit eHealth & Medical IT for the sales and distribution of the medical documentation solution VisioDok. The software was developed by P&L EDV-Systeme GmbH, whose solutions have belonged to MicroNova since January 2012.
MicroNova and carts (since January 2017: ks.MicroNova) introduce the modular designed HiL system NovaCarts, which facilitates the flexible testing of Electronic Control Units.
MicroNova AG begins a cooperation in the field of IT Management with Controlware, a renowned German systems integrator and IT service provider.
EXAM, the test automation software used across the Volkswagen Group is immediately available in the new Version 3.0.
From this moment, MicroNova begins a close cooperation with the HiL-manufacturer carts GmbH (since January 2017: ks.MicroNova GmbH) from Kassel, Germany. MicroNova owner Josef W. Karl has taken over carts Real-Time Solutions GmbH within the framework of a 'transferential restructuring' and has re-founded the company under the name carts GmbH, retaining all of its 35 employees. At the time of the takeover, the company has significant potential, a good structure, and a solid order book.
During this year, MicroNova takes on the official distribution of the test-automation solution EXAM, to be deployed worldwide, across the entire Volkswagen Group. The company releases EXAM 2.0 and assumes the responsibility for training. The company publishes its own EXAM website to facilitate the downloading of the solution. Furthermore, MicroNova takes over the responsibility for the EXAM implementation and adjustments with suppliers, as well as the further development of EXAM as a whole.
MicroNova electronic GmbH and the TWT AG Technologie and Wissenstransfer (technology and knowledge transfer) merge to become MicroNova AG. MicroNova founder Josef W. Karl took over TWT AG in 2003 from ITW e.V./Munich University of Applied Sciences, with a view to further developing what was then a purely higher education portal into a university-related consulting company for the areas of automobile and information technology.
MicroNova AG founds a subsidiary in Wolfsburg in order to support the implementation of EXAM in the Volkswagen Group.
MicroNova develops a management solution for o2 for the neighborhood relationships of radio cells, which, among other aspects, regulates the transfer of a telephone call from one radio cell to the next; the genesis of what would later be the 'Common Planning & Configuration Manager (CPCM)'.
From a position as a purely service-based company, MicroNova develops more and more into a provider of products and standard solutions. For this purpose, the company defines a product management process under ISO 9001, which manages the entire life cycle of a product. At the same time, the company celebrates its 15th birthday.
MicroNova delivers a true to life, system-related software for driving simulators, which, among other factors, recreates the effective acceleration, the driver view, and driving sounds. The company also takes on the responsibility for the specification, creation, and testing of software for a brake-system manufacturer. The tested brake-management system is deployed on rail vehicles including, for example, the Munich tram system and the ICE (InterCity Express) trains.