MICROSENS invests in its new "Smart Building Solutions" business unit with the appointment of Nikolaos Zacharias

With the new "Smart Building Solutions“ division, the euromicron subsidiary MICROSENS completely merges building automation and IT. Nikolaos Zacharias heads the new business unit whose objective is to digitalise the intelligent building.

Nikolaos Zacharias (50) has headed the new "Smart Building Solutions" business unit at MICROSENS since June 2017. He contributes over 20 years of experience from the automation industry. His career has led him from project manager posts at Johnson Controls and Mitsubishi Electric and leadership positions at WISAG, Imtech and ROM-Technik on to Hamm in Westphalia (Germany).

With the new business unit, MICROSENS translates its experience from 20 years of network technology into building automation. The declared goal: Digitalisation of automation processes in the entire building. After having celebrated successes in the field of automation with Smart Lighting (PoE lighting systems) and Smart Office – with Smart Building Solutions, MICROSENS now opens up a division that resolutely pursues the philosophy of the intelligent building.


Transmitting information via fiber optic connections offers numerous benefits. MICROSENS GmbH & Co. KG recognised this very early on. As one of the pioneers, the company has developed and produced high-performance communications and transmission systems in Germany since 1993. Individually matched to the demands of diverse usage areas and embedded in comprehensive concepts for individual sectors. But, above all, close to the customer. Technical challenges from customer projects are incorporated directly into product development. This way, IP-based automation solutions are created for modern buildings, cost-efficient network concepts for the office and workspace, robust and fail-safe solutions for industrial environments, optical transport systems future-oriented wide area networks and efficient coupling of sites and computer centres.