In its wish to actively support the exploitation of research results and to encourage the collaboration with external partners, USI implemented a knowledge and technology transfer policy regulating intellectual property rights.
Innosuisse supports science-based innovation projects carried out by companies (particularly SMEs) working with research institutions. The proposed project must meet a market need and provide economic benefits or create social value.
BRIDGE Proof of Concept helps young researchers to apply their research results and gain the confidence needed to make a market entry. The projects may target innovations of all kinds from all research areas.
The Active & Assisted Living Programme (AAL) aims at developing ICT-based solutions targeting any application area(S) within the AAL domain. The 2019 call is focused on sustainable smart solutions for ageing well. It supports innovative, transnational and multi-disciplinary collaborative projects.
EUREKA supports market-driven international research & development projects which aim to develop marketable products, services or processes. At least two partners from two different EUREKA countries must be involeved.