The Institute of Systems and Technologies for Sustainable Production (ISTePS) has been established in the beginning of 2013, integrating the previously existing labs of Automation Systems & Technologies and of Sustainable Production Systems.

ISTePS is part of DTI (Department of Innovative Technologies) of SUPSI (University of Applied Science of Southern Switzerland) grouping professores, researchers and engineers with many years of experience in education and training as well as research and technology transfer of innovative technologies towards industry.