Application-oriented research and development

Strategic cooperation for safer photovoltaic systems

Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH) at Stäubli
Prof. Urs Muntwyler, BFH, Head of PV lab; Matthias Schuerch, Stäubli, Head of Global Product Management for Alternative Energies; Prof. Dr. Christof Bucher, BFH, Dozent; Matthias Mack, Stäubli, Director of Global Alternative Energies
Cooperation of Stäubli and Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)
Signing of the agreement between BFH and Stäubli at the Headquarters of Stäubli Electrical Connectors in Allschwil
Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH)

Stäubli, the pioneer and market leader in electrical connectors for photovoltaic systems, invests in application-oriented research and development. The Electrical Connectors division (formerly Multi-Contact) enters into a multi-year cooperation with the Laboratory for Photovoltaic Systems (PV Lab) of the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH.

Stäubli Electrical Connectors is an expert in reliable, dependable electrical connection solutions for many industrial sectors. The Original MC4 PV connector set the standard for photovoltaics (PV). With a proven track record of more than 330 GW of installed photovoltaic capacity, accounting for almost 50 percent of the total global PV capacity, Stäubli has more than 25 years of experience in this area.

The Department of Engineering and Information Technology at the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH integrates forward-looking topics like alternative energies, new technologies and digitalization into its research, development, and teaching. Its photovoltaics laboratory, under the supervision o