LASSIE-FP7 consortium consists of 8 partners from 6 countries with complementary background know-how in order to achieve challenging goals of the project. The consortium is led by the Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM).


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Main contact: Rolando Ferrini
Key staff: Oscar Fernández, Frédéric Zanella, Christian Andreas Bosshard
WP participation: WP1, WP2 (leader), WP4, WP5, WP6, WP7, WP8
The Swiss Centre for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), founded in 1984, is a private research and development centre, which has specialized in microtechnology, nanotechnology, microelectronics, systems engineering and communications technologies. It offers its customers and industry partners tailor-made innovative solutions based on its technological expertise from applied research. Furthermore, in founding start-ups, it actively contributes to developing Switzerland as an industrial location.


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Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft zur Förderung der angewandten Forschung e.V. (FhG): IIS + IISB



Main contact: Stephan Junger (IIS), Peter Evanschitzky (IISB)
Key staff: Norbert Weber (IIS), Viviana Agudelo Moreno (IISB)
WP participation: WP1, WP2, WP3 (leader), WP4, WP5, WP6, WP8
The Fraunhofer Gesellschaft (FhG) is the leading organization of institutes for applied research in Europe, undertaking contract research on behalf of industry, the service sector and the government. At present, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft maintains more than 80 research units in Germany, including 66 Fraunhofer Institutes. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS in Erlangen, Germany, ranks first among the Fraunhofer Institutes concerning headcount and revenues. As the main inventor of mp3 and universally credited with the co-development of AAC audio coding standard, Fraunhofer IIS has reached worldwide recognition. The Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Systems and Device Technology IISB conducts applied research and development in the fields of micro- and nanoelectronics, power electronics, and mechatronics.



Teknologian Tutkimuskeskus (VTT)



Main contact: Kimmo Keränen
Key staff: Olli Tapaninen, Harri Kopola
WP participation: WP1, WP4 (leader), WP5, WP6, WP8
Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT) is a public multidisciplinary industrial technologies research institute in Finland, the largest research establishment in the Nordic Countries and one of the largest in Europe. VTT has 2800 employees in its seven knowledge clusters covering most fields of technology. VTT is certified to conform to the quality management system standard ISO9001:2000 in research, testing, analysis, consulting and development of new technology.


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Main contact: Thierry Dreyfus
Key staff:
WP participation: WP1, WP2, WP4, WP5, WP6 (leader), WP7
REGENT Beleuchtungskörper AG, the leading lighting manufacturer in Switzerland specializing in architectural, office and retail lighting, has been a major source of innovative lighting ideas since 1908. REGENT’s multilateral product range of indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures covers every need, from indirect and direct lighting systems, to freestanding uplighters, from recessed, surface mounted and pendant luminaires, to special and emergency luminaires; and from projectors and spotlights to LED lighting sources. REGENT has been one of the first manufacturers of Minergie (low energy consumption/ highest efficiency) luminaires.



BASF Schweiz AG



Main contact: Adrian von Mühlenen
Key staff: Andreas Hafner, Ralf Nörenberg
WP participation: WP1 (leader), WP2, WP7
BASF Schweiz is a member of BASF Group, the world’s leading chemical conglomerate: Its portfolio ranges from chemicals, materials, performance products, agricultural products and fine chemicals to crude oil and natural gas. BASF develops new technologies and uses them to meet the challenges of the future and open up additional market opportunities. It combines economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. BASF’s integrated research system (Verbund) is made up of the central technology platforms, and the global research and development units of the various business segments, Group companies and affiliates. In addition, BASF scientists are involved in numerous alliances with leading universities, research institutes, start-ups, partners from industry, and customers, more than 1300 of which are based in Europe.





GAIKER-IK4 Centro Tecnológico





Main contact: Leire Barruetabeña
Key staff: Clara Delgado, Oscar Salas
WP participation: WP1, WP5 (leader), WP8
GAIKER-IK4 Technological Centre, located in the Technological Park of Bizkaia, is devoted to the up-take of own knowledge and to the development of new technologies that are later transferred to customers from various sectors (Electronics, Automotive, Construction, Chemical, Public Administrations, etc.). From 1985, the Centre has carried out close to 1.500 R+D Projects related to its Knowledge Areas: Biotechnology, Environment and Recycling and Plastics and Composites. Besides its activity in R+D, GAIKER-IK4 offers to its customers Advanced Technological Services, Analysis and Tests and Technological Dissemination Services.


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LFoundry S.r.l.

Main contact: Andrea Del Monte
Key staff: Davide Pestilli, Sergio D’Alberto
WP participation: WP1, WP3, WP4, WP5, WP7
LFoundry S.r.l. (former Marsica Innovation & Technology S.r.l., MIT) located in Avezzano, Italy is focused on the manufacturing of CMOS image sensors, used in several markets: from medical to automotive sectors, from gaming to camera devices. MIT (ex-Micron Technology Italia) was part of Micron Technology Inc. that is among the world leaders in innovative electronic technologies. In February 2013 MIT was acquired from Micron Technology Inc. by European leading foundry dedicated to analog mixed signal and specialized technologies LFoundry (headquarter in Landshut, Germany). All semiconductor fabrication facility assets in Avezzano became LFoundry and MIT officially changed its name to LFoundry S.r.l. on April 1, 2014. LFoundry Germany is a project’s third party with smaller involvement.



AMIRES s.r.o.

Main contact: Elena Turco
Key staff: Lenka Bajarová, Rudolf Fryček
WP participation: WP1, WP7 (leader), WP8
AMIRES is a consulting company for EU research, development, and innovation (R&D&I) projects, technology scouting, and business innovation. It specializes in the creation of consortiums of partners with a common aim of product or service innovation with significant potential for know-how commercialization. Unique and profound knowledge of the European public funding environment (e.g. the EU Framework Programmes for research and technological development) as well as a broad network of market key-players contribute to the high quality of entrusted projects. AMIRES follows projects from their initiation and planning, through negotiation, execution, and management to the final stage, where the exploitation of new technologies, products, or services is facilitated.