ABB is a pioneering technology leader that works closely with utility, industry, transportation and infrastructure customers to write the future of industrial digitalization and realize value.


Artanim is a foundation specialized in motion capture technologies. We conduct R&D projects in the fields of virtual and augmented reality, 3D animation, orthopedic and sport medicine.


Cadwork is the leading 3D-CAD/CAM software for all fields of timber construction. Using a variety of specialized modules, it offers a complete solution from drafting to manufacturing.

Swiss Center for Affective Sciences (CISA) – University of Geneva

Established at the University of Geneva/Campus Biotech since 2005, the Swiss Center for Affective Sciences is already recognized as one of the largest multidisciplinary research centers in the world devoted to the study of emotions, in terms of both basic and applied research. The goal of the Center is to understand emotions and their effects on individuals and societies.

Dreamscape Immersive

Dreamscape Immersive untethers its audience members from the computer, and allows them to walk freely with friends within a virtual world, where they see themselves, interact with objects and each other, and experience worlds previously accessible only in their imaginations. It utilizes ground-breaking technology developed by Swiss researchers of the Artanim Foundation.

EPFL / Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne – Immersive Interaction Group (IIG)

IIG’s researches focus on involving users through full-body movements to ease the evaluation of potentially complex environments. The team also investigates how to impersonate a full range of potential users (ergonomic evaluation) or characters (performance animation).

FHNW / University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland – Institute for 4D Technologies

Our institute generates more knowledge, more choice, and more personalization from big data and provides these results to the data users, by combining computer science with the expertise from mathematicians, physicists, designers, architects, civil engineers, communication specialists and artists.

ETHZ - Game Technology Center

The ETH Game Technology Center (GTC) provides an umbrella over ETH research, teaching, and outreach in the area of game technology. It connects research groups across ETH that are working on technology relevant and impactful for the game industry, both from an academic and industrial perspective. Initiatives spearheaded by the GTC directly address the unique way in which gaming can impact real-world challenges through gamification of socio-economic behavior.

Fondation Cie Gilles Jobin

Gilles Jobin is a Swiss choreographer whose uncompromising vision has helped to shape contemporary dance for two decades and revolutionized it both in Switzerland and far beyond. He has, since then, received many awards and praise for his work. Besides his own productions, he has made of his company, and his headquarters – the Studios 44 in Geneva -, a pioneering place for the recognition of contemporary dance in Switzerland and its development.

Fritz Menzer MNSP

MN Signal Processing is a startup company specialized in developing and providing audio signal processing solutions. Our areas of expertise include artificial reverberation, digital allpass filter design, sound synthesis, and binaural audio.

HEdS Geneva / University of Applied Sciences in Health Sciences – Medical Radiology Technology Research Institute

High quality applied R&D is the mission of this Research Institute, in the shape of national as well as international interdisciplinary collaborations, but also to nourish the intra-sector pole of excellence for continuing education.

HEPIA Geneva / University of Applied Sciences in Landscape, Engineering, and Architecture – Institute of Landscape Design, Architecture, Construction and Territory (InPACT)

As a multidisciplinary research platform, inPACT’s mission is to develop innovating solutions for future built environments. It is active in Architecture, Landscape Artchitecture, Civil Engineering, and Building Technologies, which represents unique skills in the Romandie.

HES-SO Valais-Wallis / University of Applied Sciences, School of Engineering – Institute of Information Systems

The Institute is active in high value-added areas of the local economy such as eHealth, eServices (digitization of services), eGovernment, eEnergy (energy management) or ERP (Enterprise resource planning).

The specialist skills of the Institute cover such varied areas as the Semantic Web, data intelligence, agile project management, the processing of medical information and software engineering.

HES-SO Valis-Wallis / University of Applied Sciences, School of Management and Tourism – Institute of Tourism

The School of Management & Tourism is involved with the Institute of Tourism whose activities are directly relevant to the courses it offers, since all the teaching staff at the School also undertake research. It is dedicated to leading the path toward a tourism industry 4.0!


Executing 3D pictures allowing to “walk” through a space, with the possibility to enrich this 3D picture with video, text and audio file. Main activities are museums, real estate, tourism, architecture.

Inspacion AG

Inspacion provides a virtual reality collaboration and design platform for enterprises. With our virtual reality software, our customers can literally step into their designs and work there. We make designing and evaluating spaces easy and fast – no matter if you are building shops, factories, hospitals, or kitchens.

Logitech Europe SA

Focused on innovation and quality, Logitech designs personal peripherals to help people enjoy a better experience with the digital world.


The data of the future is 3D. Nomoko calls it “artificial reality”: Photorealistic 3D models with embodied physics, lighting conditions, materials and context. We are building the technological backbone by combining reality capturing camera, with ultra-optimized 3D modelling software. Our vision is to map the entire world in 3D at a millimeter accuracy, building the biggest database of real life 3D assets.

Ozwe Sàrl

In partnership with Oculus Studios, Ozwe invents and develops VR gaming technologies that transform radically the interactive experience. It creates disruptive gaming interfaces that lay the foundations for new interactive systems and patterns within virtual reality. Ozwe Games is a major player in the growing business of VR technologies, aiming to serve its demands and lead by example.


Prophysics provides comprehensive solutions for motion capture and analysis, and supply customers with the latest technology, software, and provide skilled support when they need it, throughout the system’s entire lifespan.

SICAS Jura / Swiss Institute for Computer Assisted Surgery

The mission is bringing together scientists, engineers, surgeons, and entrepreneurs for innovative partnerships. SICAS helps to empower projects and their impact of Computer Assisted Surgery from the bench to the bedside to improve the outcome and for patients benefit.

Somniacs (Birdly®)

The intention of Birdly® is to fulfill people’s ancient dream of flying. With virtual reality (VR) and robotics technology, SOMNIACS creates an extremely vivid full-body experience that makes you instantly forget the mechanics and computer codes behind this spectacular apparatus.

Stories AG

Media Agency, strong story-telling focus and prize-winning commercials and campaigns.

Swisscom AG

Swisscom Event and Media Solutions has developed and brought forwards Live Virtual Reality in Switzerland. It immortalizes your events, ideas, and projects as an interactive Virtual Reality experience – live and on demand. Swisscom Event and Media Solutions supports and consults customers’ needs all the way from conceptualization to production.

Spooklight Studio

Pixels have left the two dimensional space to fill your every day’s life.
We’ll make it magical.


TotalYmage is a visual and interactive application that helps employees of industrial companies work from their computer/tablet as if they were on the distant/secured facilities. Processes such as maintenance, internal training, audit & reporting and other daily operations are improved through the creation of geopositioned multimedia content in high quality images, connected to the information system of the company. This results in huge cost savings.


Simulators for medical training and education – design your own highly realistic virtual reality simulator for your specific medical device. Physician training and live presentation of your products has never been this easy!

With the Knowledge and Technology Transfer support

of the Commission for Technology and Innovation, period 2017-2020.


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