Industry & Economy 

Mit einem gezielten Technologietransfer verfolgt das PSI durch einen aktiven Austausch zwischen Forschung und Industrie das Ziel, die Wettbewerbsfähigkeit und Innovationskraft insbesondere von Schweizer Unternehmen zu stärken. Neues Wissen und Erkenntnisse aus der Forschung sollen zu neuen Ideen, Problemlösungen und marktfähigen Innovationen führen.

Der Technologietransfer am PSI stellt die Schnittstelle zwischen Forschung und Drittparteien dar und ist Türöffner für Zusammenarbeiten mit Industrie, KMU oder akademischen Partnern.  


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.

30 January 2023
Swiss PIC will be located in the Park Innovaare, in the immediate vicinity of PSI (photo: PSI)

Swiss PIC to support Swiss photonics industry

The technology transfer centre Swiss PIC was founded at the beginning of January 2023. Swiss PIC will be located in the Park Innovaare, in the immediate vicinity of PSI, one of its founding partners alongside other industry and research stakeholders. The new centre aims to facilitate innovation in packaging and integration of optical systems and to make these accessible to industry.

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Technology Transfer
John Millard

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