News

Farewell and Welcome!Chris Milne leaves for the European XFEL, Camila Bacellar takes over
SY-GAIA expedition - measures aerosols in the North-Atlantic
Synergy grants for MUST-AssociatesSylvie Roke (EPFL) and Gebhard Schertler (PSI/ETH).
Promotion to Associate Professor of Photonicscongratulations to Rachel Grange!
First light in the SwissFEL Maloja endstation- on track for first experiments in 2021
New scientific highlights- by MUST PIs Chergui, Milne, Wörner, Vaníček and Röthlisberger
New scientific highlights- from MUST researchers at PSI

Industrial Project Program

IPP calls and explanations


Most of MUST research concerns fundamental research questions and is distant from industrial interests. However, at the forefront of research new equipment and methods are being developed that are of interest to the photonic instrumentation industry, pharmaceutical companies, and for environmental monitoring and detection.

The NCCR MUST Management selects and funds with true seed money so called “industrial projects”. Such a project can be submitted by an NCCR MUST PI together with a project leader/CTO of a company (small or large). The “industrial project” allows the PI to carry out the work necessary to be able to submit an Innosuisse project proposal at a later stage.

The industrial project is limited to a maximum of 50 kCHF, as described in the submission guidelines (Submission Guidelines-2020). The three calls during Phase I resulted in five IPPS, the two calls of Phase II resulted in six IPP. We have now opened a new call for Phase III (IPP Submission Form-2019).
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Granted IPP projects

Two IPPs are currently running
  • DemoLas (2020-2022, Thomas Feurer)
  • SMALA (2019-2020, Jean-Pierre Wolf, AGROLASE)
Finished IPPs
  • LAWC (2016-2020, Jean-Pierre Wolf, TIBIO sagl.)
  • ENDOTERA (2017-2019, Jacques Moser, Aekip SA)
  • Ultrafast-UV (2016-2018, Thomas Südmeyer, Thin Film Physics AG)
  • Stadil (2011-2012, CSEM, Time Bandwidth Products)
  • Hydrogen-like Interactions (2011-2014, Markus Meuwly, Novartis)
  • Pollentracker (2013-2015, Jean-Pierre Wolf, PLAIR)
  • fs-IONIGHT (2013-2015, Thomas Feurer, IONIGHT)
  • CEOstab (2014-2015, Ursula Keller, Zurich Instruments)
  • Fitting Wizard (2014-2016, Markus Meuwly, Super Computing Systems)
  • CALE (2015-2016, Thomas Feurer, ESA)
  • LAMPTA (2015-2016, Thomas Feurer, AME GmbH)
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