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ILT Institute for Lab Automation and Mechatronics

Oberseestrasse 10,
8640 Rapperswil
Tel. 055 222 47 25
Fax 055 222 44 00

Welcome to the Institute for Lab Automation and Mechatronics

The ILT is your professional partner for complex projects in the interdisciplinary field of mechatronics and automation. 


Our Competences are:

Lab Automation

  • Development of instruments nd technologies for the automatic execution of processes and analyses in the life-science and diagnostics sector
  • Realisation of complex processes in the demanding field of laboratory automation



  • Realisation of complete mechatronic solutions – from feasibility studies to pilot production
  • Integration of state-of-the-art technologies in sensors, actuators, process control, identification, optics, material technology, electronics and software engineering
  • Image processing to fulfill highest requirements in process quality and safety
  • Examples: Smart Pump, CASCAD

Medical Engineering

  • Development and optimization of devices for applications in medical technology
  • Design and realisation in close collaboration with physicians and therapists to best suit anatomical and physiological conditions
  • Example: Knee Reha Device

Cyber-physical systems

  • Internet of Things (IoT), Industry 4.0
  • Development of connected devices that communication with their environment and with each other
  • Integral solutions for cyber-physical systems
  • Project Example: SmartBag

Continuing education "collaborative robotics in practise"


ILT at automation & electronics 2017


The ILT presented its competencies in the field of collaborative robotics at the automation &...


ILT is part of the Swiss Mechatronics Day 2017


The ILT is part of the Swiss Mechatronics Day on June 29th 2017 in Zurich Technopark. Professor...


HSR ENHANCED wins recognition award


ILT professor Christian Bermes received the FUTUR recognition award for his project HSR ENHANCED....