Innovation & Development

HEIG-VD, a partner of choice in terms of innovation and competitiveness

Through the Applied Research & Development of our 13 institutes and cross-functional teams, we make a significant contribution to new competencies and new products in many technological and economic fields.

This enables us to revitalise the industrial fabric of the region through ground-breaking scientific and technical expertise but also through the latest-generation infrastructures made available through our collaborative partnerships.


From institutes to start-ups

We make it our priority to stimulate, boost and facilitate new business creation in our Applied R&D institutes, through a variety of services.

A system of coaching for start-ups, risk-sharing as well as business partnerships are offered for the most promising projects. To date, we have assisted in the launch of 19 start-ups.