EPIC Meeting on Wafer Level Optics at SUSS MicroOptics

7-8 November 2019

Neuchatel, Switzerland

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The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the benefits and motivation of migrating towards wafer level manufacturing of optical diffractive, refractive or reflective components. The main goal of the meeting is to discuss applications in CMOS image sensors, automotive lighting, AR/VR headsets, medical, datacom, consumer electronics etc. between technology providers, system integrators and users. Some manufacturing processes will also be discussed including large area master fabrication using a step and repeat UV-NIL (ultra-violet nanoimprint lithography) systems, the working stamp material and its fabrication. Furthermore, processes to evaluate the quality of the wafer level optics and lens stacking will be evaluated according to the lens-to-lens and wafer-to-wafer alignment accuracy, quantitative optical/surface measurements and lens shape fidelity, depending on each of the application fields.


7 November 2019 Thursday

11:30 Optional bus transfers from the recommended hotels to SUSS MicroOptics
12:00 – 13:00 Registration & light lunch @ SUSS MicroOptics
13:00 – 13:05 Welcoming words by Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
13:05 – 13:15 Welcoming words by a representative of SUSS MicroOptics (SWITZERLAND)
13:15 – 13:45 KEYNOTE presentation by a representative of SUSS MicroOptics (SWITZERLAND)
13:45 – 14:45 Session 1: Setting up the scene
14:45 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:30 Session 2: Automotive
17:45 – 18:15 Bus transfer from SUSS MicroOptics the a dinner place
18:30 – 22:30 Dinner @ Restaurant La Maison Des Halles
22:40 Walk / bus transfer (TBA.) from restaurant La Maison Des Halles to the recommended hotels

8 November 2019 Friday

07:30 – 08:00 Check out of the hotel
08:00 Departure by bus transfers from the recommended hotels to  SUSS MicroOptics
08:20 – 08:55 Morning coffee @ SUSS MicroOptics
08:55 – 09:00 Recap by Jose Pozo, CTO, EPIC – European Photonics Industry Consortium
09:00 – 10:30 Session 3: Lighting 
10:30 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 12:45 Session 4: Consumer electronics
12:45 – 13:45 Lunch @ SUSS MicroOptics
13:45 – 14:45 Session 5: Supply chain
15:00 – 16:30 Company visit @ SUSS MicroOptics
16:40 End and optional departure by bus transfer from SUSS MicroOptics to Neuchatel central station


The bus transfers will be organized from / to these hotels to / from SUSS MicroOptics and the dinner place only:

  • Hotel Alpes et Lac (address: place de la Gare 2, 2000, Neuchâtel, Switzerland). This hotel is only available for 7-9 November. Bookings can be made by email: hotel@alpesetlac.ch or phone: :+41 32 723 19 19. Please mention the code: EPIC. The price ranges from 134 to 172 CHF rate per person.
  • Hotel Touring au Lac (address: Place Numa-Droz 1, CH – 2001 Neuchâtel). Booking is only available via email: hotel@touringaulac.ch. Please notify them that you are booking your room in relation with the conference happening at SUSS MicroOptics. Price ranges from 128 to 160 CHF, depending on the room class.

You can also book another hotels that are within a walking distance of these hotels to be able to use the bus transfers. After booking your accommodation, please inform Jasmine by jasmine.vlietinck@epic-assoc.com [close to] which of the two hotels you booked your rooms at.


The meeting will be held at SUSS MicroOptics, auditoire of EPFL MicroCity (address: Rue de la Maladière 73, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland).
The dinner on 7 November will be held at the Restaurant La Maison Des Halles (address: Rue du Trésor 4, 2000 Neuchâtel, Switzerland).


Early bird ticket price for EPIC members and invited companies: 250 EUR (excluding VAT);  non-members: 450 EUR (excluding VAT) available until 30 September. By filling in the registration form below you agree your email to be used to keep you updated about the event. We will also share the registered participants list with the other participants or interested parties. Attendance is limited to 1 person per company, decision makerParticipation is confirmed only when received a confirmation email from the EPIC staff

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EPIC Events Manager Neringa Norbutaite, email: neringa.norbutaitaite@epic-assoc.com, mobile: +370 624 389 91.