Technology Transfer: door opener for collaboration opportunities 

With targeted technology transfer, PSI pursues the goal of strengthening the competitiveness and innovative strength of Swiss companies in particular through an active exchange between research and industry. New knowledge and findings from research should lead to new ideas, problem solutions and marketable innovations.

The technology transfer team at PSI represents the interface between research and third parties and is a door opener for collaborations with industry, SMEs or academic partners.


Expertise and Services

The Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) provides a comprehensive range of Research- and Development-Services. Our experts knowledge as well as the qualified laboratories of PSI are appreciated and frequently used by industry.
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Technology transfer

PSI strives to make new findings from research accessible to the industry to strengthen the competitiveness of Swiss industrial enterprises. As a result, firms can launch innovations on the market, secure existing jobs and even create new ones.

ANAXAM: Technologytransfer Center for Advanced Manufacturing

The newly founded technology transfer centre ANAXAM forms a bridge between research and industry. Find out here how you can use the new possibilities to optimize products and processes for your company.

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Spin-off companies

The activities in research and technology at PSI open up a great variety of opportunities for commercial exploitation.
If these technologies or services apply to an entrepreneurial scientist the foundation of a start-up company is a potential next step. PSI fosters and encourages the foundation of spin-off companies through advice and coaching from the transfer centre and with various different support tools.
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Park innovaare: innovation park @ PSI

Park innovaare is a unique innovation center situated in close proximity to the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and its state-of-the-art accelerator-based large research facilities. Here, driven by the PSI’s expertise, innovations in the fields of accelerator technology, advanced materials and processes, humans and health, and energy are transformed into marketable products and solutions.

Together with companies

The expertise and infrastructure of the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) are open to companies. Many partners have profited from the collaboration with PSI, as shown by the following references.

18 September 2023
Araris made it to TOP14 in this year's edition of the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award (source:

TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award: Araris Biotech AG ranks TOP 14!

Araris Biotech AG is a spin-off company from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and ETH Zurich focusing on the commercialization of a novel antibody-drug conjugate (ADC)-linker technology.

At the this year’s edition of the TOP 100 Swiss Startup Award, where Switzerland’s best startups with the greatest potential are celebrated, Araris ranks TOP14!

It is now the fifth year in a row, starting 2019, that Araris is selected by a Jury of investors and startup experts.

What a great success for Araris, after positions 19 in 2022 and 11 in 2021. 

We congratulate Philipp Spycher (CEO) and his team for this great achievement!

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Technology Transfer
John Millard

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