September 27, 2022


A dynamic alliance between the Institute of Electricity and Microtechnology (IEM) of EPFL and CSEM. The M2C connects diverse stakeholders to accelerate the innovation of manufacturing processes.

The official inauguration of the M2C will highlight the center’s capabilities and research directions, providing opportunities for industry to engage.


The inauguration  take place at EPFL-NE associated campus in NeuchâtelRue de la Maladière 71, 2002 Neuchatel  (Switzerland).


This event will be held in French and English.

Date & time

Tuesday, September 27, 2022. The ceremony starts at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 14:00 p.m.



Welcome coffee


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


Vivek Subramanian, EPFL, Scientific Director M2C


Dominique Piguet, Medtronic, Engineering Director, and Vincent Collier, Medtronic, Site Leader SMOC


Michele Palmieri, CSEM, Vice President, Micro&Nano Systems


Serge Hauert, Cartier, Manufacturing Organization Director


Konstantin Silberzahn, Sonova, Project Leader R&D


Conclusion & cocktail reception


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