The PVinMotion 2024 will take place in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. The region – cradle of the Swiss watchmaking industry – is today a national and international hotspot in the fields of precision manufacturing, digital technologies and sustainable energy. At the heart of the Microcity pole of innovation, EPFL and CSEM will welcome you during the conference.


EPFL’s Electrical and Microengineering Institute (IEM) which research activities covers topics such as health, microsystems, photovoltaic or watchmaking. Neuchâtel building today hosts 10 Chairs, 2 centers and over 230 EPFL employees.


CSEM is an internationally recognized innovation specialist developing disruptive technologies with a high societal impact in the fields of precision manufacturing, digitalization, ultra-low-power electronic, optical elements, AI and sustainable energy.


All premises are barrier-free accessible.

Address: Microcity-EPFL

Rue de la Maladière 71C,

2002 Neuchâtel

Phone +32 (0)89 699 599


How to get to Microcity-EPFL?

By public transport:
Microcity building is at a 10min. walk from Neuchâtel train station
Train timetable & ticket sales
Local bus network: line 101, stop Microcity

Attention: on the train line from Neuchâtel to Biel (direction Zürich) there will be a disruption on Sunday and replacement traffic by bus: check the local transport information system.


By car:
Motorway A5, exit 13 towards Neuchâtel/Maladière.



Arriving at Geneva Airport

Information about Geneva Airport:
We suggest you take the train. The CFF Railway Station of Genève Aéroport is directly accessible from the Check-in and the Arrivals of Genève Aéroport. Trains departing from/going to Genève-Aéroport serve directly Neuchâtel.

Neuchatel is only 1h30 from Geneva Airport using train or car.

Swiss train tickets can be purchased via:


Arriving at Zurich Airport

Information about Zurich Airport:
We suggest you take the train. Public transport provides a direct link between the airport and Neuchatel.

Neuchatel is only 2h from Zurich Airport using train or car.


Please find the list of hotels found within the walking distance from the venue.

Hôtel des Arts

Rue J.-L. Pourtalès 3, 2000 Neuchâtel


Hôtel Alpes et Lac

Place de la Gare 2, 2000 Neuchâtel


Beau-Rivage Hotel

Esplanade du Mont-Blanc 1, 2000 Neuchâtel


Best Western Premier Hôtel Beaulac

Esplanade Léopold-Robert 2, 2000 Neuchâtel


The hotels from the list are a recommendation only, the Conexio-PSE team does not assist in making any reservations.