Facing the challenges of our time

CSEM is a public-private, non-profit Swiss technology innovation center. CSEM enables competitiveness through innovation by developing and transferring world-class technologies for the industrial sector.

CSEM at a glance

Founded in 1984 and headquartered in Neuchâtel, CSEM is an internationally recognized innovation specialist with over 600 employees across six locations in Switzerland and more than 200 registered patents. We develop disruptive technologies with a high societal impact in the fields of precision manufacturing, digitalization, ultra-low-power electronics, optical elements, AI, and sustainable energy. We then transfer these innovations to industry partners in a variety of sectors, including renewable energy, healthcare, watchmaking, and aerospace, or encourage start-up creations.

As a public-private, non-profit organization, our mission is to support innovation in Swiss companies and strengthen the economy through ongoing collaboration with leading universities, research institutes, and industrial partners.

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Digital technologies: We help convert digital dreams into real products by providing state-of-the-art IoT, wearables, edge computing, artificial intelligence, and industry 4.0 solutions.

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