ILT is an Institute of the OST - University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland in Rapperswil. ILT focuses on application-oriented research and development in the interdisciplinary field of mechatronics. ILT maintains close cooperation with companies and thus ensures the transfer of technology to industry.
Process station for detaching photovoltaic cells from the carrier film for subsequent processing for applying the solar elements to textiles.
Multihead 3D Printer
3D printer with multiple print heads designed for the architecture and construction industry.
Cascadable absolute position linear drive system
Cost-effective, cascadable linear drive system for use in laboratory automation and similar applications.
Energy saving, system diagnosis and advanced control strategy in the heating burner application through the use of a real-time simulation of the pump system.
Special machine for braces production - Fully automated aligner production
ILT Institute for Laboratory Automation and Mechatronics has developed a special machine for the production of braces in cooperation with bestsmile, the Swiss market leader for dental corrections. Through this digitalisation, bestsmile now produces in larger volumes and works even more efficiently.
Development of a measuring system to predict a possible failure of plant components in sorting logistics (predictive maintenance).
CoBot-based pick and place application
Implementation of a production system using a collaborative robot for handling housing lids for feeding into a printing station
Collaborative Robotics (CoBot)
We support companies in the evaluation and implementation of collaborative robotics solutions. Our competences include the design of automated robotic systems, simulation and programming of collaborative robots (CoBots) as well as image processing and human-machine interface.
Smart Factory @ Techpark
The ILT and other institutes of the OST are currently working on the construction of a Smart Factory in the new Techpark. One highlight will be the fully automated production cell for customised floorballs.
Robotics in Farming
Exploring the possibilities of full automation in food production and general agricultural tasks such as weed detection, localisation and treatment.
Big Data and 5G in agriculture
Five partners pool their competences for a sustainable future of Swiss agriculture, media release of 30 March 2021
enhanced Teams CYBATHLON
The CYBATHLON is a championship for pilots with disabilities who are using advanced assistive devices including robotic technologies.
Body function models
Simulation of body functions in physiological exceptional situations for the validation of monitoring devices - Mechatronic devices that sweat or run