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About the the Institute for Lab Automation and Mechatronics

The ILT Institute for Lab Automation and Mechatronics is an institute of the HSR University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland. The focus of the ILT is applied research and development in the interdisciplinary field of mechatronics. The ILT works closely with industrial companies and further institutions in collaborative projects. Collaboration forms vary from professional service to larger research projects.


Thanks to its systematic approach, the ILT supports its partners throughout the entire innovation process of mechatronic systems - from feasibility studies to pilot production.


The fields of competence of the ILT are:

  • Laboratory Automation
  • Mechatronics
  • Robotics
  • Internet of Things / Cyber-Physische Systeme
  • Medical Engineering