SSOM promotes the technical sciences in Switzerland, notably in the fields of optics, microscopy and nanotechnology. It represents its members to the outside world, exchanges experience, fosters national and international cooperation and provides specialist knowledge.
The SSOM is a member of:
The SSOM is also a member of:
International Commission for Optics (ICO)
International Federation of Societies for Microscopy (IFSM)
International Committee on the Science of Photography (ICSP)
European Optical Committee (EOC)
European Optical Society (EOS)
European Microscopy Society (EMS)
SSOM members are automatically member of these associations.