Lunch Chat: The Swiss Chip Act

Tue, 28.11.2023, online


We are pleased to announce and invite you to one of our weekly online zoom events.

The Swiss Chip Act

The US and the EU recently launched their Chip Acts to ensure security of supply, resilience and technological leadership in semiconductor technologies and applications. A similar initiative is on-going in Switzerland. Join us for next week's Swissphotonics lunch chat by Reinhard Voelkel , CEO of SUSS MicroOptics who will talk about the Swiss Chip Act, its goals and perspectives.


Dr. Reinhard Voelkel, CEO of SUSS MicroOptics SA
Dr. Reinhard Voelkel received his Diploma in Physics in 1989 and his PhD in 1994 from the University of Erlangen-Nuernberg, Germany, worked at the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, is co-founder and CEO of SUSS MicroOptics SA, expert for Innosuisse – the Swiss Innovation Agency, member of the DGaO, SSOM, EOS, Senior Member of OSA, SPIE Fellow and member of Sand Hill Angels. He is author or co-author of more than 200 scientific publications.


Dr. Christian Bosshard, Managing Director Swissphotonics
Dr. Christian Bosshard received his degree in Physics (1986) and his doctorate (1991, Silver medal award) from ETH. From 2001-2021 he was working at CSEM, first as Section Head and then as Vice President and Head Photonics. Since 2013 he is Managing Director of Swissphotonics. Christian is a Fellow of Optica, Board Member of EPIC, and Member of the Board of the University of Basel.

Tuesday, 28 November 2023

12:00 - 12:45


free of charge

Registration only necessary once
This event series requires registration (see link above). We will send you the access information (Zoom-link and ID) by email after the registration. As the Zoom link remains the same every week, you do not need to register again for the following meetings.

Dr. Reinhard Völkel
CEO of SUSS MicroOptics SA

Contact Swissphotonics
Dr. Christian Bosshard
Managing Director Swissphotonics
+41 79 405 1826

28 June 2023, Christian Bosshard
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