THEVA is a specialist for high temperature superconductor (HTS) materials and physical vapour deposition technology. The company was established in 1996 as a spin-off from the Technical University of Munich and commercialized superconductor coatings for electronics, sensors and medical technology. For more than a decade profits of the business have been invested to develop a proprietary, cost-efficient manufacturing technique for HTS coated conductor tape. THEVA uses a consistent and cost-effective tape coating technology protected by a broad patent portfolio. As an experienced OEM manufacturer of physical vapour deposition equipment, THEVA is also unique in designing proprietary, cutting-edge machinery for tape coating and quality assessment.