Swiss measurement tech multi-national opens first UK R&D office at Milton Park

Kistler Group secures space on UK’s largest single ownership business community

Kistler’s systems measure for pressure, force, torque and acceleration, spanning a diverse range of applications – with the company working across areas including electrified drive technology, autonomous driving, emissions reduction and Industry 4.0.

Kistler Fiber Technology’s new space on the Park will allow them to develop its optical fiber sensing technology further, delivering fast and accurate measurements in applications such as electric vehicle and structural health monitoring. Kistler joins a range of other high-growth green energy and tech innovators at Milton Park, including Tokamak Energy – pioneers in developing fusion energy technology – and Nexeon which optimises rechargeable lithium-ion batteries for electric cars.

“We’re thrilled to welcome Kistler Fiber Technology to the Milton Park community. Its position as a global leader in measurement technology reflects our 2040 Vision for the Park to become a pioneering research and innovation district. Milton Park’s single-ownership model and streamlined 10-day planning process enables the Park to be a giant incubator, providing occupiers with the opportunity to scale up quickly in support of their ambitious growth journeys. We’re excited for Kistler to benefit from that environment and look forward to seeing them network and collaborate with other exciting innovators at the Park.” – Clare Fleet, Commercial Surveyor at MEPC Milton Park


“Kistler Fiber Technology is a recently established part of Kistler Group AG, serving customers in a range of applications including electric vehicles and structural health monitoring. Our products are based around an exciting new optical fiber sensing technology that allows the measurement of temperature, strain and shape of surfaces and structures with exceptional speed and precision. We are pleased to have made our home here at Milton Park and look forward to growing along with our new neighbours.” Dr. Michael Summers, Research and Development Team Leader at Kistler Fiber Technology

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