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mAm 2016 Final Program  

Sunday 31 January 2016
18:00 Registration open
Welcome drink in the hotel lobby (dinner afterwards on your own)
Monday 1 February 2016
9:00 - 09:30


• Danick Bionda, Secretary General, Micronarc
• Prof. Dr. Volker Saile, Chief Science Officer, Karlsruhe Institute of
    Technology, President, Mancef
• David Tolfree, Vice President – Europe, Mancef
• Christine Reiley, ASME / COMS 2016
• Yvan Dénéréaz, Office for Economic Affairs, Canton of Vaud

09:30 - 10:00

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing I

Chair: Prof. Volker Saile, Mancef; KIT

Prof. Richard Leach, Professor in Metrology, Faculty of Engineering, The University of Nottingham (United Kingdom)
Next generation optical micro-metrology: beating the current barriers

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & Exhibition Visit
10:30 - 12:15

Micro-manufacturing Applications I – Watchmaking

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Keynote: Dr. Jens Kraus, VP, Systems, CSEM (Switzerland)
Enabling micro-technologies for smartwatches: low-power, embedded, connected

Dr. Rainer Kling, Business Unit Manager / Laser Micromachining, AlphaNov (France)
Femtosecond lasers for ultra-precision watchmaking applications

Dr. Csaba Laurenczy, Haute-École Arc, Lab. d'ingénierie horlogère (Switzerland)
Functionality and attribute driven process control and quality inspection for watch production

Silvio Dalla Piazza, Vice President Research & Development, Micro Crystal AG [Swatch Group] (Switzerland)
Quartz Tuning Forks: A high-volume, low-cost, high-tech MEMS product

12:15 - 13:30 Lunch in the hotel
13:30 - 15:00

Micro-manufacturing Applications II – Medtech

Chair: Pierre-André Grandchamp, FSRM

Keynote: Dr. John T. McDevitt, Chair, Department Biomaterials, New York University College of Dentistry, Bioengineering Institute (USA)
Development of the Programmable Bio-Nano-Chip: Bridging the Gaps in Micro-Manufacturing for A New Class of Medical Devices

Dr. Ben Whiteside, Director – RKT Centre for Polymer MNT, University of Bradford (United Kingdom)
Microinjection moulding for microneedle drug delivery devices

Dr. Vincent Dessenne, General Manager, Heraeus Materials SA (Switzerland)
Innovative cermet ceramic composites for miniaturized medical applications

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) - FEMTOprint


15:00 - 15:30 Coffee & Exhibition
15:30 - 17:30


Chair: Dr. Sebastian Gautsch, EPFL

Keynote:  Benedetto Vigna, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Analog, MEMS & Sensors Group, ST Microelectronics (Italy/Switzerland)
Sensors and..... actuators

Dr. Thomas Overstolz, Senior R&D Engineer, CSEM (Switzerland)
A MEMS-based miniaturized atomic clock

Dr. Christophe Gorecki, Directeur de Recherche CNRS, Institut FEMTO-ST (France)
Miniature Mirau interferometry for swept-source OCT imaging with applications to cancer diagnosis

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Helmut F. Schlaak, Technische Universität Darmstadt (Germany)
Micro Nano Integration - Iontrack Template Technology for Future MEMS

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min)Lyncée Tec

17:30 Adjourn for the day
19:00 Conference Dinner ~ Meet in hotel lobby at 19:00
Tuesday 2 February 2016

Novel Manufacturing I - Energy Harvesting

Chair: Dr. Christine Neuy, microTEC Südwest

Keynote: Prof. Adrian Ionescu,   EPFL / NANOLAB (Switzerland)
Energy harvesting and storage for smart autonomous systems

Prof. Dr. Uli Lemmer, KIT / Light Technology Institute (LTI) and Institute of Microstructure technology (IMT), (Germany)
Fully printed thermoelectric generators

Dr. Simone Marasso, Chilab, Materials and Microsystems Laboratory, Department of Applied Science and Technology (DISAT), Politecnico di Torino (Italy)
3D flexible micro-supercapacitors

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) -

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee & Exhibition
10:30 - 12:00

Novel Manufacturing II - Printing Technologies

Chair: David Tolfree, Mancef

Keynote: Dr. Martin Raditsch, Managing Director Business of InnovationLab GmbH (Germany)
Printed sensors for the IoT

Dr. Giovanni Nisato, Business and technology development senior manager CSEM Basel (Switzerland)
CSEM submicron printable technologies

Dr. Dario Mager, Institute of Microstructure Technology (IMT), KIT, (Germany)
Printed MEMS – getting micro manufacturing out of the cleanroom

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) - microTEC Südwest


12:00 Lunch in the hotel
13:30 - 15:00

Novel Manufacturing III - Assembly and Laser Methods

Chair: Danick Bionda, Micronarc

Keynote: Prof. Yves Bellouard, Galatea Lab, Richemont Chair in Micromanufacturing, EPFL (Switzerland)
Femtosecond laser processing of dielectrics: a micro-manufacturing platform for single-material multifunctional microsystems

Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dieter Lang, Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM (Germany)
Advanced Assembly and Integration Technologies for Miniaturized Electronic Systems

Prof. Dr. Boris N. Chichkov, Leibniz Universität Hannover and Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. Head of the Nanotechnology Department (Germany)
3D laser nanoengineering and printing of nanoparticles


15:00 - 15:30 Coffee & Exhibition Visit
15:30 - 16:15

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing II

Prof. Dr. Andreas Manz, Head of Research, KIST Europe Forschungsgesellschaft mbH (Germany)

» European Inventor Award 2015 for lifetime achievement

Beyond Microfluidics, biomimetics or self-assembly?

16:15 - 16:30

Final Remarks

Prof. Dr. Volker Saile, Chief Science Officer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), President, Mancef

Danick Bionda, Secretary General, Micronarc


Conference adjourns

Farewell reception in hotel lobby