• 14:15 – 14:35

CSEM, a MEMS and PICs powerhouse in the Swiss industrial ecosystem

CSEM is a non-profit-oriented public-private Swiss technology innovation center renowned for developing advanced micro- and nanotechnologies. From high-performance materials to innovative processes, CSEM pushes the boundaries of microfabrication technologies to develop unique MEMS solutions. During the talk some of our most recent developments will be presented, including wafer scale micro-lens arrays, rubidium vapor cells for atomic clocks, our unique thin film lithium on niobate insulator (TFLN) PIC platform or the aerosol jet printing technology.

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Dr. Andreas Charles Voelker

Business Development, Micro- & Nanotechnologies

CSEM

  • Scientist (PhD in physics) with 20+ years of experience in Photonics\
  • Expertise in development of photonic based analytic/diagnostic devices in regulatory environment
  • Extensive knowledge in interdisciplinary R&D project management, technology transfer, business development, coaching and consulting specifically at the interface of industry and research
  • Start-Up coaching
  • Married, two children

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Nanophotonics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland, 2007

Diploma in Physics, Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany, 2002

 

SOME WORK EXPERIENCE

CEO, LS Instruments AG, Fribourg, Switzerland (12 years)

Roche Diagnostics, Germany

Ypsomed, Burgdorf, Switzerland

CSEM, Neuchatel since 2021

CSEM is a non-profit-oriented public-private Swiss technology innovation center renowned for developing advanced technologies with profound societal impact. Our mission is to transfer these innovations to industries, strengthening the economy. We are changing the face of the MEMS field by developing and industrializing processes for emerging materials and devices. With a multidisciplinary team and ISO-9001 standards, we provide a comprehensive one-stop-shop for the entire innovation chain. About CSEM – MEMS for a smarter future

CSEM is a non-profit-oriented public-private Swiss technology innovation center renowned for developing advanced technologies with profound societal impact. Our mission is to transfer these innovations to industries, strengthening the economy. We are changing the face of the MEMS field by developing and industrializing processes for emerging materials and devices. With a multidisciplinary team and ISO-9001 standards, we provide a comprehensive one-stop-shop for the entire innovation chain. From high-performance materials to innovative processes, we push the boundaries of microfabrication technologies. Our unique lithium on niobate insulator (LNOI) platform enables nonlinear photonic integrated circuits (PIC). In addition to our cutting-edge R&D we offer tailored devices including MEMS and LNOI PIC foundry services, and MEMS characterization and reliability testing. CSEM contributes to the development of reliable and advanced MEMS that pave the way for a smarter future.

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