The MIW2023 will take place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The region – cradle of the Swiss watchmaking industry – is today a national and international hotspot in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. At the heart of the Microcity pole of innovation, EPFL and CSEM will host you during these 2 days workshop.
EPFL’s Electrical and Microengineering Institute (IEM) which research activities covers topics such as health, microsystems, photovoltaic or watchmaking. Neuchâtel building today hosts 10 Chairs, 2 centers and over 230 EPFL employees.
CSEM is an internationally recognized innovation specialist developing disruptive technologies with a high societal impact in the fields of precision manufacturing, digitalization, ultra-low-power electronic, optical elements, AI and sustainable energy
Rue de la Maladière 71C,
Phone +32 (0)89 699 599
A lift for disabled people is available.
Going to the venue
By public transport:
Microcity building is at a 10min. walk from Neuchâtel train station
Train timetable & ticket sales
Local bus network (line 101, stop Microcity)
Motorway A5, exit 13 towards Neuchâtel/Maladière.
Arriving at Geneva Airport
Information about Geneva Airport: https://www.gva.ch/en/
We suggest you take the train. The CFF Railway Station of Genève Aéroport is directly accessible from the Check-in and the Arrivals of Genève Aéroport. Trains departing from/going to Genève-Aéroport serve directly Neuchâtel.
Neuchatel is only 1h30 from Geneva Airport using train or car.
Swiss train tickets can be purchased via:
- the SBB mobile app,
- the SBB website, see:
- timetable for trains to the airport
- timetable for trains from the airport
Arriving at Zurich Airport
Information about Zurich Airport: https://www.flughafen-zuerich.ch/en/passengers
We suggest you take the train. Public transport provides a direct link between the airport and Neuchatel.
Neuchatel is only 2h from Zurich Airport using train or car.
Hôtel des Arts
Rue J.-L. Pourtalès 3, 2000 Neuchâtel
Hôtel Alpes et Lac
Place de la Gare 2, 2000 Neuchâtel
Esplanade du Mont-Blanc 1, 2000 Neuchâtel
Best Western Premier Hôtel Beaulac
Esplanade Léopold-Robert 2, 2000 Neuchâtel