Inauguration of the Micromanufacturing Science and Engineering Center (M2C)


Event details

Date 27.09.2022 09:3014:00  
Speaker Intervenants académiques et industriels
Category Miscellaneous
Event Language French, English
M2C is an alliance between EPFL’s Institute of Electrical and Micro Engineering and CSEM, serving as a vehicle for advanced manufacturing innovation, bridging academia and industry.

The official inauguration of the M2C will highlight the center’s capabilities and research directions, providing opportunities for industry to engage. It will take place on Tuesday 27 September at EPFL-NE associated campus. A cocktail reception will be served after the conferences.


9h30 - 10h00 : Welcome coffee

10h00 - 10h30 : Introduction & Opening
  • Alain Ribaux, Conseiller d'Etat, Département de l'économie, de la sécurité et de la culture
  • Ursula Oesterle, EPFL, Vice President for innovation
  • Alexandre Pauchard, CSEM, CEO
10h30 - 11h00 : "Advanced manufacturing of functional microsystems: innovations at the intersections"
  • Prof. Vivek Subramanian, EPFL, Scientific Director M2C

11h00 - 11h30 : "Manufacturing pacemakers in Switzerland thanks to advanced technologies"
  • Dominique Piguet, Medtronic, Engineering Director

11h30 - 12h00 : “Additive Manufacturing, the hard work behind the hype. The role of Research & Technology Organizations in the ecosystems”
  • Michele Palmieri, CSEM, Vice President, Micro&Nano Systems

12h00 - 12h30 : "Cartier, First Class Manufacturer"
  • Serge Hauert, Manufacture Cartier Horlogerie, Manufacturing Organization Director
  • Jérémie Aubert, Manufacture Cartier Horlogerie, Directeur de Production

12h30 - 13h00 : "Additive Manufacturing and Mass Customization in the Hearing Aid Industry"
  • Konstantin Silberzahn, Sonova, Project Leader R&D

13h00 - 14h00 : Conclusion & cocktail reception

Registration required, invitation only.

Practical information

  • General public
  • Invitation required