At the heart of infinite precision

Offering education, fundamental and applied research, technology transfer, and industrialization strategies, Neuchâtel can pride itself on a standard of excellence along the innovation chain in all things related to the infinitely precise.

A recognized SIP West EPFL site

We are here Pole of innovation

The Microcity network brings the key stakeholders in innovation, design, training, research, and technology together in Neuchâtel. Its member organizations and institutions work together in reaction to industrial transformations, offering a ‘lab-to-fab’ collaborative space in order to meet the challenges of this new industrial revolution. Their skills and expertise are recognized far beyond our borders. Every day, we help to enhance the reputation of both the canton and the city at an international level.

Mario El-Khoury - CEO of CSEM

What is Microcity?

A network of specialists working in the field of the infinitely precise, who have chosen to join their forces.

A pole aiming to boost the region's industrial fabric and help local businesses to strengthen their competitiveness.

An entity with national and international reach in terms of innovation capacity, particularly through Switzerland Innovation.

  • Education


  • know-how


  • Fundamental research

    Fundamental research

  • applied research

    applied research

  • product


  • Industrialisation


  • Intellectual property

    Intellectual property

  • Technology transfer

    Technology transfer

  • Value Creation

    Value Creation


WT - Wearable Technologies Picnic

CSEM is innovating in a novel type of event called the WT Picnic.

In Neuchâtel on Wednesday 17 May, at EPFL building from 16h00 to 18h30 with the participation of the Canton of Neuchatel.

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Master in innovation

A Master’s degree in Innovation at Neuchâtel: an innovation in itself

From this autumn, the University of Neuchâtel (UniNE) will offer a new programme in the field of innovation: a Master’s degree, bringing together expertise from all four of its Faculties.

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CSEM - Swatch Group

Swatch Group and CSEM are developing a Swiss made ecosystem for connected objects

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