The CSEM is an independent research and development company, partially funded by the Swiss confederation. Established in 1984, CSEM (Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique SA) is a private R&D centre specializing in microtechnology, nanotechnology, microelectronics, systems engineering and communications technologies. It provides its industry customers and partners with tailored, innovative R&D and product development services based on its commercial and technological expertise, further expanded by the results of its applied research. More than 400 highly-qualified employees from varied scientific and technical backgrounds work for CSEM in Neuchâtel, Zurich, Alpnach, Basel and Landquart. They represent more than 20 different nationalities and constitute the basis of the company’s creativity, dynamism and innovation potential. Thanks to strong national and international partnerships CSEM opens opportunities to access to high-level collaborations in fundamental research also for their industrial customers.
EPFL's Institute of Microengineeringis the biggest Swiss academic institute, with 28 laboratories and more than 520 members.
IMT has extensive experience in collaborating with industrial partners at all stage of the innovation process, from fundamental academic research to pre-industrial prototyping.
Its interdisciplinarity and its ability to develop devices and microcomponents and to integrate them into functional microsystems makes it particularly attractive for partners active in fields as diverse as health, security, communications, space applications or time measurement.
It is located on two sites : Lausanne and Neuchâtel.
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FSRM – Crossroads of Microtechnology.
The foundation promotes micro technology and its applications with offers in continous education, project management and organization.
Micronarc is the micro-nanotech cluster of Western Switzerland.
Micronarc is the dedicated micro-nanotech cluster and communication platform created by the governments of the seven cantons that constitute Western Switzerland. Its primarily role is the development and promotion of the regional scientific, industrial and economic base in the sectors of micro and nanotechnology, as well as its educational structures, R&D facilities, technology transfer and inward investment. To achieve its objectives, Micronarc manages and operates its internet portal www.micronarc.ch, organises grouped booths at industry trade shows and scientific conferences; organises professional and public events locally; provides information and networking possibilities and acts as a facilitator in establishing business relations.