EPHJ: Photonics 4 Industry

Mittwoch/Wednesday, 13.06.2018, Genève

12.06. to 15.06.2018 Palexpo Genève

EPHJ Conference:
Photonics 4 the European Industry of the Future

This Workshop organized by Swissphotonics, the Swiss National Thematic Network (NTN) for photonics, will take place in the framework of the Salon International EPHJ - EPMT - SMT, the most important annual exhibition for Swiss suppliers of watch industry and micro technology EPHJ.

The event will be of value to companies that are established in the sector or are looking to develop products there, as well photonics academics with an interest in industrial collaboration and commercialisation.

Date Conference

12:00 to 18:00

12:00 Arrival and Welcome Coffee
13:00 Talks
14:30 Networking Break
15:00 Talks
16:40 Apéro Riche

Conference language
Slides and discussion English

This workshop is free of charge

Palexpo Genève-Airport
Salle T, halle 3
Route François-Peyrot 30
1218 Grand-Saconnex GE
Public transport
walking distance from Genève-Aéroport (railway station and airport)

To be opened in May

In the same context there is a Roundtable EPMT 2018

Le comité scientifique d’organisation
- Prof. em. Dr. René Salathé, Expert with Expertinova AG, Ecublens VD
- Prof. Dr. Patrik Hoffmann, Head Laboratory Advanced Materials Processing, Empa, Thun BE
- Jean-Jacques Goy, Directeur GMP SA, Renens VD

Coordinator SNAP
Swiss National Application Laboratory for Photonic tools and manufacturing, a Swiss National Photonics Lab
Prof. Dr. Patrik Hoffmann
+41 58 765 62 62
EMPA Abt. 126
Feuerwerkerstrasse 39, 3602 Thun BE

Contact Swissphotonics
Dr. Christoph S. Harder
President Swissphotonics NTN
+41 79 219 90 51

Co-sponsored by Photonics21 / Europho21:


19.04.2018, Beni Muller + Iris Bollinger/jp

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Prof. Dr. Patrik Hoffmann; Head Laboratory Advanced Materials Processing, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology EMPA, 3602 Thun BE Moderation Icon (52 KB) 
Maximilian Warhanek; Research Assistant at the Institute of Machine Tools and Manufacturing IWF, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH, 8005 Zürich Laser processing of diamond tools for ceramic watch components Icon (52 KB) 
Pascal Dupriez; CEO and Co-founder of Spark Lasers, F-33400 Talence, Bordeaux, France Advanced Temporal Control in High Energy Ultrafast Lasers Dedicated to Micromachining and Biomedical Applications Icon (52 KB) 
Philippe Chavanne; Directeur Lasea Switzerland SA, 1040 Echallens VD Micromachining Using Pulse-bursts: Influence of the Pulse Duration and the Number of Pulses in the Burst on the Specific Removal Rate Icon (52 KB) 
Dr. Christian Freitag; Group leader precision machining at Institut für Strahlwerkzeuge IFSW University of Stuttgart, D-70569 Stuttgart, Germany OCT – Assisted Microprecision Machining Icon (52 KB) 
Nicoletta Casanova; CEO Femtoprint SA, 6933 Muzzano TI 3D Microfabrication Platform: New Achievements in Industrial Applications Icon (52 KB) 
Dr. Christian Leinenbach; Head Alloy Design for Advanced Processing Technologies ADAPT Laboratory for Advanced Materials Processing, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology Empa, 8600 Dübendorf ZH Additive Manufacturing of Precious Metals – Challenges and Opportunities for Watch and Jewelry Applications Icon (52 KB) 
Dipl.-Ing. Steffen Roerentrop; European Sales Manager Technical Manufacturing Corporation TMC (a Unit of Ametek Ultra Precision Technologies), Ametek GmbH, D-40670 Meerbusch, Germany Antivibration Systems – High Precision Optics Icon (52 KB) 
Catherine L’Allain; Environment, Health and Safety Engineer on the NanoSafety Platform of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission CEA Grenoble, F-38000 Grenoble, France New Health and Safety Issues about Occupational Particle Exposure During Metal Additive Manufacturing Icon (52 KB) 
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Johannes Henrich Schleifenbaum; Chair of Digital Additive Production DAP at RWTH Aachen University's Faculty of Mechanical Engineering. He also took over management of the competence area Additive Manufacturing and Functional Layers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT in 52074 Aachen Germany Future Trends in Digital Additive Manufacturing Icon (52 KB) 
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