Interstaatliche Hochschule für Technik Buchs NTB

Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs NTB


The Interstate University of Applied Sciences Buchs (NTB) is a part of the University of Applied Sciences of Eastern Switzerland (FHO). The University has 190 employees, therein the institute for Production Metrology, Materials and Optics (PWO) which offers applied research and development within the framework of the on-campus technology and knowledge transfer with 20 professors, scientists and technicians.

The Institute PWO carries out development and research projects in cooperation with industry in the fields of production metrology, machine vision, materials and optics. The institute offers an extensive education program for industry customers thereby using new learning methods successfully for not only but also for vocational training. The institute has experience in hosting and using learning platforms and in developing learning material for eLearning.

PWOs competencies are bundled in:

  • Precision coordinate metrology
  • Surface metrology
  • Accredited calibration laboratory
  • New learning methods
  • Process Optimization
  • Materials and technical optics
  • Digitalization and reverse engineering
  • Measurement uncertainty
  • eLearning


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Marxer
Phone: +41 81 755 33 39