Accelerating neurotechnology for human benefit

Neural microsystems

The Neural Microsystems Platform provides a cutting edge environment in which novel neurotechnologies, such as flexible electronics or novel neural sensors can be developed.

The neural microsystems platform comprises a 200m² ISO 5 to ISO 7 med tech cleanroom, an advanced microscopy area and a laser micro-machining facility.

The platform includes state of the art equipment for:

  • Photolithography with mask and maskless aligners and semi-automated coater and developer units
  • Deposition with co-focal sputtering
  • Etching with plasma etcher for thin metal films (Pt, Ti), oxides, silicium, plastics and silicone and microwave and RF strippers
  • Advanced microscopy with a Hitachi variable pressure SEM for conductive, non-conductive and biological specimen and conventional Nikon microscopes
  • Metrology with an optical and a mechanical profiler
  • Laser cutting with high definition Optec femtosecond laser equipment

A dedicated area for silicon / PDMS process with appropriate equipment will also be available.

Experienced process engineers are on hand to train and support users throughout every step of their project.


Neural Microsystems Platform manager