Scalable and Volume Manufacturing in Sensors, MEMS/NEMS and Microfluidics


Date : 23-Apr-2018
Time : 1.30pm - 4.00pm
Venue : MPH 1, Level 1, Innovis, Fusionopolis 2, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology
Registration : Registration Closed

ABOUT THE TALK
In this talk, a group of scientists and industry leaders from Switzerland will be giving talks on the recent technological advancement in micro- and nano-technologies. They will be sharing on the latest trends of manufacturing technologies in sensors, MEMS, NEMS and microfluidics.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Senior management, R&D managers, engineers from industry.
Professors, researchers, graduate and post-graduate students from universities and A*STAR RIs.

PROGRAMME

1.30pm

Registration

2.00pm

Welcome Address
by Dr Wang Zhiping, Director, Emerging Applications Division, SIMTech
by Prof Nice de Rooji, Professor Emeritus of École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)

2.10pm

How MEMS Technologies can support SME’s Innovation
by Dr. Frédéric Loizeau, Business & Technology Development Manager, CSEM SA, Switzerland

About the Speaker

Dr. Frédéric Loizeau is Business & Technology Development Manager for the Micro&Nano Systems Division at CSEM and has held this position since August 2017. Prior to joining CSEM, Frédéric Loizeau earned his PhD at EPFL in the laboratory of Prof. Nico de Rooij. He then pursued a postdoctoral research at Stanford University. He then accepted a position at Sensirion near Zürich where he supported Sensirion’s key customers in the medical field. His role at CSEM focuses on developing partnerships to transfer mature technologies to the industry and identify key enabling technologies for the future.

2.30pm

MicroOptics - A Mature Key Enabling Microtechnology for Optical Systems
by Dr Wilfried Noell, Chief Scientist at Susss MicroOpitics SA, Switzerland

About the Speaker

Wilfried Noell joined SUSS MicroOptics SA in May 2014 as Chief Scientist.  He is responsible for R&D, optical design and advanced client requests. For the preceding two years, he was an R&D scientist and process engineer in the industrial x-ray business unit of the COMET AG, Switzerland. From 1998 through 2012 he worked as Senior Scientist and Team Leader in the IMT-SAMLAB (Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems Laboratory) of the University of Neuchâtel and later at the EPFL, Neuchâtel, Switzerland in the group of Prof. Nico de Rooij. From 1991 through 1998, he was a master and later PhD student at the TU Darmstadt (Germany) and the Institute for Microtechnology Mainz (IMM) (Germany), respectively.

2.50pm

MEMS & Microfluidic Commercialization by IMT Microtechnologies
by Dr Alexios Paul Tzannis, Business Development Manager, IMT Masken und Teilungen AG, Switzerland

About the Speaker

As a Business Development Manager in the emerging microfluidics and life science business at IMT, Dr Tzannis is responsible for the complete market development. In the last 8 years he has been active in microfluidics and he has initiated and coordinated various development and industrial projects from prototyping to serial production. Dr Tzannis studied electrical engineering at the Technical University of Copenhagen and received a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the ETH Zürich.

3.10pm

Status of the MEMS industry : What are the Drivers for the next 10 years (and who will take benefit of it)?
by Mr Jean-Christoph Eloy, President and CEO, Yole Development, France

About the Speaker

JC Eloy has created YOLE Développement in 1998 and is the President and CEO of Yole Développement. He is directly involved in the Mems fields as advisor of YOLE customers and for M&A activities. JC Eloy and the 30 analysts of YOLE Développement are working directly with the key players of the industry from equipment and materials suppliers to device manufacturers and system integrators in Mems, power electronics, LED, photovoltaic and compound semiconductor business. JC Eloy is also today board member of several companies in Europe and North America. Jean-Christophe Eloy is involved since 1991 in the MEMS and semiconductor areas. JC Eloy is Engineer from INPG/ENSERG (semiconductor and telecommunications) and has a MBA from EM Lyon.

3.30pm

Tea Reception & Networking

4.00pm

End of Seminar