Automotive Lighting

SUSS MicroOptics

SUSS MicroOptics produces high-quality refractive and diffractive micro-optics for fiber coupling, collimation and beam homogenizing based on extensive experience in optical design, engineering, wafer-level manufacturing, metrology and packaging. SUSS MicroOptics is automotive qualified and key supplier for innovative photonic solutions in telecom, datacom, life science, laser, semiconductor equipment and automotive lighting.

SUSS MicroOptics SA was formed in 1999 with the remit to supply its parent SUSS MicroTec AG with micro-optical elements for their lithography equipment. As the market for micro-optics grew, SUSS MicroOptics expanded to meet the new and diverse requirements, developing its product portfolio and expertise to become one of the leading producers of precision refractive and diffractive micro-optics in the world.

SUSS MicroOptics is recognized by Carl Zeiss SMT GmbH as a Preferred Supplier and first became ISO 9001 certified in 2008. It is currently ISO 9001:2015 and IATF 16949:2016 certified. In 2013 it moved to its current premises, complete with state-of-the-art cleanroom, from where it continues to deliver excellence to its international customer base.

SUSS MicroOptics is a wholly owned subsidiary of SUSS MicroTec SE, a leading supplier of products and solutions for backend lithography, wafer bonding and photomask processing. Visit for more information.

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Board & Management


Dr. Reinhard Völkel
Chief Executive Officer

Co-founder and CEO. Executive with profound background in technology and digital. Strong interpersonal and networking skills, inspirational leadership, strategic thinking, and execution skills. Experienced with all stages of the development cycle of innovative startups, scaleups and tech companies.

Fellow SPIE, Senior Member OPTICA (OSA), EPIC CEO Award 2022, Swiss Manufacturing Award 2021, Expert Innosuisse, member of several industrial, conference and company boards.

Dr. Martin Eisner
Chief Operations Officer

Co-founder and COO. Senior executive with more than 25 years of experience overseeing and optimizing the company's operational capabilities. Proficient in manufacturing and semiconductor process technology. Six Sigma Black Belt certified. Diploma in Physics and PhD from the University of Erlangen, Germany.

Dr. Patrick Heissler
Chief Strategy Officer

Experienced leader, innovator and optics guy with more than a decade of success in bringing innovation to markets in start-up, SME and corporate environments. Skilled in setting up and leading global, cross-functional teams, with international work experience. Proficient in innovating business models, building networks, and designing market landscapes to create strong strategic alliances and thriving market environments.

Dr. Sylvain Roth
Director of Administration

Director with more than 20 years of experience and leadership skills to manage and improve the efficiency of the organization's operations. Experienced in the administrative, operational, and financial support of the organization, including long-term strategic planning, daily operational functions, streamlining management systems, monitoring budgets, supervising managers, improving business efficiency and requesting audits.

Board of Directors

Dr. Bernd Schulte


Dr. Thomas Rohe


Quality Statement

SUSS MicroOptics is committed to providing the highest quality products and services.

Our Quality Policy

Our Certifications

SUSS MicroOptics is certified in accordance with the international quality standard ISO 9001:2015 and the technical specification IATF 16949:2016.

ISO 9001:2015 Certificate for downloadIATF 16949:2016 Certificate for download

Technical Publications

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