Applied Research & Development

Partnership for Innovation

One of our key missions at the School of Engineering and Management (HEIG-VD) is to support and revitalise the economic and industrial fabric through Applied Research & Development.

On average, over 200 research projects are undertaken every year in our 13 Applied R&D institutes and cross-functional teams.
Over 300 professors, researchers, lecturers and scientific and professional collaborators from the economic and industrial world are involved in these activities, in the form of assignments, expert reports, consulting, in-house training courses or actual research projects.

A real driver of innovation.

Let our R&D Centre guide you

Our Applied R&D, Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre oversees Applied Research & Development activities and acts as a gateway to the expertise of our 13 institutes and cross-functional teams.

It can guide you to the institute you're looking for.

Quantitative assessment

The 13 institutes and multidisciplinary Applied R&D groups at HEIG-VD are genuine innovation drivers. As of 31st December 2016, there were :

  • 3325 projects with outside funding,
  • 1714 man-years or 3,198,217 productive hours,
  • Roughly 249MCHF of applied research and development contracts,
  • 19 start-ups registered with the register of businesses.