Centre Suisse d’Electronique et de Microtechnique (CSEM)


Private research and development center

Development of networking platform and interfaces

Centre Suisse d‘Electronique et de Microtechnique CSEM is a private research and development centre specializing in microtechnology, nanotechnology, microelectronics, system engineering and communications technologies. It offers its customers and industry partners custom-made innovative solutions based on its knowledge of the market and technological expertise derived from applied research. Having founded several start-ups, it contributes to developing Switzerland as an industrial location. To date, a total of 29 such enterprises, with more than 500 employees, have been launched by CSEM. In addition, CSEM has acquired an international dimension by establishing a presence in the Arab Emirates in 2005, and in Brazil in 2007, in order to speed up and encourage the transfer of knowledge and new technologies beneficial to the local economy of these countries. Approximately 400 highly qualified and specialized employees from various scientific and technical disciplines work for CSEM in Neuchâtel, Zurich, Basel, Alpnach and Landquart. They represent more than 30 nationalities and constitute the basis of the company’s creativity, dynamism and potential for innovation. CSEM has long term and widespread competencies in the development of complex systems and microsystems with medical monitoring applications, and a strong R&D axis in signal processing, control algorithm and control platform development.