Amphacademy 2017

After a very successful second edition last year, the Amphacademy 2017 will be again an international meeting for experienced researchers, leading scientists, opinion leaders and experts in the Amphasys community. Initiated as a platform for the worldwide Amphasys community, the Amphacademy offers the possibility for discussing new perspectives in research, discovering fascinating visions and exciting developments of the Ampha Z32.

The two-day program will start with an interactive symposium meeting on Friday September 15, 2017. Renowned keynote speakers will highlight the developments and discuss new trends in single cell analysis. This year's focus will be on interactive workshops. In the evening, a delightful dinner in the wonderful old town of Lucerne will take place. The second day will be devoted to an excursion. You will have the opportunity to discover a beautiful part of Switzerland together with like-minded people.  



Friday, September 15

Have a first glimpse at the preliminary program below. You may also refer to last year's event.

Amphasys will welcome all participants in the morning and kick-off the Amphacademy 2017. Guest speakers will introduce you to new applications and amazing results of their field of study. In several practial workshops you will be able learn from the experts, train advanced features and discuss your questions with others. In addition, you will have the opportunity to present or discuss results during the poster sessions and the breaks. 


Keynote Speakers

Patrick Baldet, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture, Irstea, France


Workshops and Breakout Sessions

New features in AmphaSoft 2.0

Best practice tips and tricks, including maintenance

Basic training für new or unexperienced users

Expert training for setup of new experiments and optimization of parameters

High throughput and automation

New applications: Ploidy, yeast viability, insect cells, ...


Poster Session

More details will follow soon.


Saturday, September 16

We take you to a wonderful excursion. Please plan the whole day for this activity and either take a late night travel option or stay until Sunday. It’s worth it. 




Join us at the Amphacademy 2017 on September 15 to 16. Please register by e-mail at Registrations are limited, admission will be granted in the order of registration. This exclusive event is open to our customers, researchers and anyone interested in our technology.

Attendance is free for customers with a support and maintenance contract. For all other attendees the registration fee is CHF 175 (excl. VAT) per participant. The price includes the full two-day program (meeting, coffee & tea during breaks, lunch, Friday evening dinner, excursion including lunch). 




The location in Root, Lucerne is nicely embedded in the Swiss Alps most beautiful summits and offers spectacular scenery. Lucerne is not only a historically amazing town. Situated on the shore of lake Lucerne, it offers one of Switzerlands most breath-taking sceneries. You will enjoy your stay!



You can book a room with in several hotels near Amphasys at the Technopark Lucerne. If you are interested in booking through us, please let us know and we will gladly recommend you a selection of hotels. The hotels located in Lucerne allow easy travel to Root by train (10 min). We are more than happy to help you find your accommodation. Just contact us at



Our tour on Saturday will lead us to typical Swiss scenery.