Research institutes

Research is conducted in the canton of Valais in a wide variety of scientific fields, ranging from energy, tourism, health, social affairs, management and ICT to biotechnology and industrial systems. The research conducted in Valais has global implications, as well as being a central factor in economic growth and playing a key role in creating highly skilled jobs for the canton's students. In the last resort the canton's research institutes, working together with local small to medium-sized businesses, develop innovative solutions with a high degree of excellence, thus creating significant added value for the Valais economy.