Guiding Principles of PSI

Quality:

PSI is committed to scientific excellence, promotes and practises interdisciplinary research, is market-oriented, and develops quality of leadership.

User Laboratory:

PSI co-operates with national and international research communities in the design, construction and operation of large research facilities, for their benefit.

Research:

PSI uses its complex facilities for its own research in physics, chemistry, biology, energy technology, environmental science and medicine.

Further Education and Training:

PSI provides further education and training, in close collaboration with universities.

Transfer of Skills:

PSI acts in partnership with industry to promote the transfer and application of research results into new products, techniques and processes.

Social Aspects:

PSI strives for social relevance by performing research into matters of national and international significance, cultivates open dialogue with the general public, and is accountable.