About CactuX

CactuX is developing and producing addons for industrial and laboratory X-ray Computed Tomography (CT) systems and offers the services of CT expertise.

CactuX Company

Based in Brno, Czech Republic, CactuX was founded by a team of experienced researchers with long term expertise in X-ray micro and nano computed tomography (CT). Our focus is on developing, producing, and selling innovative accessories for industrial micro and nano CT systems.

With a strong emphasis on research and development, we are dedicated to push the boundaries of what is possible in our industry.

  CactuX was founded in


ISO 9001 certified company


We envision CactuX

  • to be an innovation-driven company developing and providing beyond state-of-the-art technologies worldwide,

so we

  • utilize the potential of the european research institutions creating ecosystem for talents development and a multi-disciplinary team.

Our strategy is to

  • transform inspection technologies into modern, adaptive, high-performance and user-friendly analytical tools.

Our Team

We aim to futher develop a multi-disciplinary team with strong technological experties.
Tomáš Zikmund

‏‏‎ ‎‏‏Tomáš Zikmund‏‏‎

Assoc. Prof. Tomas Zikmund is a co-founder of CactuX and current leader of the Computed Tomography (CT) laboratory on CEITEC VUT. He builds expertise in Computed Tomography (CT) analysis in academic and industry settings. His research concentrates on the utilization of CT in material engineering, biology, and medicine.

During his career, he made significant advancements in the CT field in the Czech Republic, and his work gained international recognition. In CactuX, he is responsible for R&D direction and strategy.

Advisory Board Member

Jozef Kaiser

Jozef Kaiser

Prof. Jozef Kaiser is a co-founder of CactuX and current leader of the Advanced Instrumentation and Methods for Materials Characterization Group at CEITEC (VUT). His main research fields are Laser-induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) and X-ray computed tomography (CT).

Besides his scientific achievements, which include more than 256 highly-cited articles, he significantly focuses on the technology transfer of applied science results into the industry. He established numerous effective collaborations of his research group with industrial partners internationally. In CactuX, he also ensures technology transfer and effective partnerships with academia.

Advisory Board Member

Martin Zadražil

Martin Zadražil

Martin Zadražil is a former COO and member of the board of directors of one of the major companies in electron microscopy, Tescan and later Tescan Orsay Holding. He has a strong technological background and held numerous positions, from R&D leader to General Director. Moreover, his expertise lies in building and scaling the business from a small local startup to a global company.

Nowadays, he actively contributes to the industry by offering his vast experience to emerging technology startups as a mentor and consultant at the South Moravian Innovation Centre (JIC). In CactuX, he also provides valuable advice, focusing on business development.

Advisory Board Member

Jakub Šalplachta CEO

Jakub Šalplachta


Zuzana Štubianová COO

Zuzana Stravová


Markéta Tkadlecová CT service salesperson

Markéta Tkadlecová

CT services

Daniel Ožvoldík Mechanical Engineer

Daniel Ožvoldík

R&D Mechanical Engineer

Adam Skalník

Adam Skalník

R&D Mechatronics Engineer

Petr Černý

Petr Černý

Software Developer

Patrik Pajer Logisctics at CactuX

Patrik Pajer

Process Engineer

Pavol Hudák

Pavol Hudák


Pavol Hudák

Andrej Slávik


Patrik Pajer Logisctics at CactuX

Štěpánka Topičová

Back Office Assistant

Our Distributors

Our goal is to provide solutions to day-to-day problems of Computed Tomography operators globally.

IMT Technologies & Solutions s.r.o.

Our distribution partner for Czech Republic, Slovak Republic and Poland.

Kpt. Macha 1371

Valašské Meziříčí 757 01

Česká republika

Phone: +420 576 130 557


Web:     www.imtts.cz

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Beijing Top-Unistar Science & Technology Co., LTD

Our distribution partner for China.

Room 1305, Building 2, West Area of International New Venture Garden

No.1 Xinxi Road,

Hai-Dian District, Beijing, China 100085

Phone:  010-86467571-811/812


Web:     www.top-unistar.com


CactuX News

Stay informed on latest news about our products, knowledge and achievements.
The Power of Computed Tomography in Plastics Manufacturing
Plastics play a significant role in our daily lives. Due to their versatility, lightweight nature, and adaptability, they are useful for a wide range of applications – from packaging materials, transportation, and construction to consumer goods.  The production of...
With Jakub Šalplachta on CT technology, our second product line and CactuX
Since its founding, CactuX focused on transferring new technologies in the field of CT from research to industry. In 2021, the second product line – Calibration Phantoms was introduced.  In this interview, we are taking a closer look at the technology from the...
Most widely used Non-Destructive Techniques
Non-Destructive Techniques (NDT)have emerged as powerful tools for quality control, safety assessment, and innovation across various industries. Unlike traditional Destructive Techniques (tensile testing, hardness testing, etc.), they enable the control materials and...
Computed tomography revealing secrets of battery cells
In today's fast-paced world, the significance of portable electronic devices is undeniable. The gadgets like phones, laptops, smartwatches, or wireless headphones have seamlessly integrated into our lives. But this narrative doesn't just end within these devices; it...
CactuX has an Advisory Board with a new member, Martin Zadražil.
CactuX was established in 2020 and, since then, has experienced a growth trajectory. Today we would like to share the news that is and in the future will influence the further development of the company.  At the start of this year, we took a strategic decision to...

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CactuX team visit at Control Messe 2023 in Stuttgart

The Control Trade Fair 2023 in Stuttgart has just concluded, and we are thrilled to have been a part of this prestigious event. It was a fantastic opportunity for CactuX to showcase our latest products and technologies in the field of Quality Assurance.Our team was...

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Enhance your submicron CT precision

Conducting measurements via Computed Tomography (CT) imaging, especially nanoCT does not come easily. There are many factors influencing a CT measurement causing measurement uncertainty, and they are challenging to overcome. To achieve accurate precision results and...

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MicroCT Sample Positioning Made Simple

X-ray Computed Tomography, also known as CT scanning, is a powerful tool used in both industrial and laboratory or medical settings for NDT (non-destructive testing) and analysis. It enables the creation of detailed 3D images of a sample by using X-rays to scan it...

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