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mAm 2017 Final Program

Sunday 5 February 2017
18:00 Registration open
Welcome drink in the hotel lobby (dinner afterwards on your own)
Monday 6 February 2017
09:00 - 09:30


Danick Bionda, Secretary General, Micronarc

Prof. Dr. Volker Saile, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, President, Mancef

David Kappeler, Office for Economic Affairs, Canton of Vaud

Christine Reilley, ASME

09:30 - 10:15

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing I

Chair: Prof. Volker Saile, Mancef; KIT

Dr. Bharat Bhushan, Ohio Eminent Scholar and The Howard D. Winbigler Professor and Director, NLBB (United States)
Biomimetics: Bioinspired Hierachically Nanostructured Liquiphilic/phobic Surfaces.

10:15 - 10:45 Coffee & Exhibition Visit
10:45 - 12:00

Micro-manufacturing Applications I – Watchmaking

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Keynote: Claude Jeannerat, Team Leader - Production Design Team & Max Monti, Partnerships and Valorisation Manager, Haute Ecole Arc Ingénierie (Switzerland)
2030 - Eco-manufacturing is no longer a utopia

Dr. Hubert Lorenz, CEO, Mimotec SA (Switzerland)
Innovative LIGA design for watchmaking applications.

Dr. Ilan Vardi, INSTANT-LAB, EPFL (Switzerland)
New concepts in traditional watchmaking.

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) – FEMTOprint SA
Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) – Lyncée Tec

12:00 - 13:45 Lunch in the hotel
13:45 - 15:30

Micro-manufacturing Applications II – Medtech

Dr. Matthias Krieger, CSEM

Keynote: Ludger Bodenbach, Head of R&D Point-of-Care at Roche Diagnostics Mannheim GmbH (Germany)
Trends in in-vitro diagnostics with microfluidics

Dr. Erol Harvey, CEO, MiniFAB (Australia) & Julien Déglon, CTO, DBS System (Switzerland)
Microfluidic manufacture for healthcare. Foundry model versus packaging problem with a practical example of a blood sample collection device

Prof. Dr. Per Magnus Kristiansen, FHNW (Switzerland)
Injection molding of complex (opto-)microfluidic devices – opportunities, challenges and pitfalls

Ronny van 't Oever, Managing Director, Micronit (The Netherlands)
Latest advancements in microfluidic flow control and microfabrication technologies for Diagnostic, Organ-on-Chip and MEMS applications

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) – CIPOSA

15:30 - 16:00 Coffee & Exhibition
16:00 - 17:30


Chair: Dr. Sebastian Gautsch, EPFL

Keynote: Benedetto Vigna, Executive Vice President, General Manager, Analog, MEMS & Sensors Group, ST Microelectronics (Italy/Switzerland)
Carrying the MEMS torch in a new era

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Martin Hoffmann, Chair, Micromechanical Systems Group, TU Ilmenau (Germany)
Micro-Nano-Integration – from materials to integrated systems

Dr. Todd Christenson, Chairman & CTO, HT MicroAnalytical, Inc. (USA)
Metal MEMS

Exhibitor elevator pitch (3 min) – POLYTEC

17:30 Adjourn for the day
19:00 Conference Dinner ~ Meet in hotel lobby at 19:00
Tuesday 7 February 2017
09:00 - 09:45

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing II

Chair: Prof. Volker Saile, Mancef; KIT

Prof. Dr. Jan G. Korvink, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Microstructure Technology (Germany)
Micro-scale solenoidal inductors: manufacturing and applications

09:45 - 10:15 Coffee & Exhibition
10:15 - 11:45

Energy Systems for Microproducts

Chair: Danick Bionda, Micronarc

Keynote: Cyril Marti, Technical leader of Intelligent Power Solutions (IPS), EM Microelectronic SA (Switzerland)
Energy Harvesting for Autonomous Objects

Dr. Ulrich Paetzold, IMT, KIT (Germany)
Printed Perovskite Photovoltaics

Dr. Danick Briand, Team Leader, Printed MEMS and Microsystems, EPFL (Switzerland)
Green, low-cost and large area piezoelectricity and triboelectricity for sensing and harvesting


11:45 - 13:30 Lunch in the hotel
13:30 - 15:15

Novel Manufacturing – Printing and Packaging

Chair: David Tolfree, Mancef

Keynote: Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Reinhard R. Baumann, Department of Digital Printing and Imaging Technology, TU Chemnitz, (Germany)
Printing Beyond Color- Towards Integrated Manufacturing of Flexible and Printed Electronics

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Mohrdiek, Head of Packaging & Optics, CSEM (Switzerland)
Packaging solutions for long-term active implants

Dr. Patrick J. Smith, Laboratory of Applied Inkjet Printing, University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Silk Rockets and Tougher Composites made by Inkjet

Dr. Dr. Michael Hirtz, Group Leader, Dip-Pen Nanolithography, KIT (Germany)
Polymer Pen Lithography for Sensor Functionalization

15:15 - 15:45 Coffee & Exhibition Visit
15:45 - 16:15

Invited Keynote on the Future of Micro-manufacturing III

Chair: Philippe Fischer, FSRM

Dr. Michel Despont, Manager MEMS Products, CSEM (Switzerland)
Optical MEMS: The Bright Side of MEMS

16:15 - 16:30

Final Remarks

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

Danick Bionda, Secretary General, Micronarc


Conference adjourns

Farewell reception in hotel lobby