Switzerland Innovation Cleantech Ecosystem


Switzerland Innovation Cleantech Ecosystem

Switzerland Innovation is facilitating collaborations for companies, startups, and universities to find solutions to world’s most pressing challenges. Together with its partners, Switzerland Innovation forms an ecosystem accelerating the transformation of research results into marketable products and services. 


The research fields cover Life Science, Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, Robotics, Computational Science and many others. On this page, we focus on energy-efficient technologies as Switzerland is one of the most innovative countries and an important global economic and research hub of energy innovation.

More and more Japanese companies join forces to deliver disruptive innovation by placing a team at the Switzerland Innovation Parks. The Switzerland Innovation network welcomes you to join it!

Park Basel Area

University of Basel
University of Bern
Bern University of Applied Science
Research groups, test facilities & incubators :

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Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI )
University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW)
Swiss Nanoscience Institute  (SNI)
The Institute of Biomass and Resource Efficiency (IBRE)
Institute of Polymer Nanotechnology (INKA)
KATZ (Plastics Training and Technology Center)
Research groups, test facilities & incubators :

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Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL) 
HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Swiss Competence Center for Energy Research (SCCER)
Université de Lausanne
University of Geneva
University of Fribourg
The School of Management and Engineering Vaud (HEIG-VD) 
Scuola Universitaria Professionale della Svizzera italiana  (SUPSI)
Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)
The Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

Switzerland Innovation Parks Service Offers and Benefits

  • Private office space
  • Coworking space
  • Laboratories, Cleanrooms
  • Test facilities with 3D printers, laser cutters
  • Events/Workshops
  • Access to partner network and innovation ecosystem
  • Support in funding and marketing
  • Consultation in entrepreneurship, creating a business model and forward-looking technology solutions to push sustainability and circular economy
  • Collaboration/Partnership projects with the top universities and research institutions
  • Access to community of startups and companies
  • Start-up accelerator programs and support
  • Business coaching program
  • Technology scouting within the SIP’s research partner network

Switzerland Innovation Parks at glance

  • Personalized Health
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • AI

Success Stories – How Japanese Companies benefits from Swiss Innovation Ecosystem





The energy research programmes managed by the SFOE (Swiss Federal Office of Energy)

Energy research and innovation report

Key Swiss Circular Economy Features

Database of Swiss cleantech companies