Industry & Economy Transfer and collaboration opportunities

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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.

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.

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.

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.
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Swiss Technology Award 2017: Apply now and win!

The Swiss Technology Award is presented to excellent technology based innovation and development in three categories: «Inventors», «Start-ups» und «Innovation Leaders». Seize the opportunity, and apply online on or before the deadline on the 25th of August.


Technology Transfer
Giorgio Travaglini

+41 56 310 27 21