BUILDING EXCELLENCE

A COOPERATION THAT PAYS OFF

The innovation ecosystem around Park Central is committed to the open innovation philosophy. This allows you to make fast and resource-focused progress in your future-oriented projects.

  • Within our labs you will find collaboration partners with whom you can tackle specific issues and develop solutions together.
  • You will receive support in finding experts and implementation partners as well as in the necessary innovation methodology.
  • An inspiring setting on site and exciting events and workshops complement our offer.

SERVICE PACKAGES

Our service packages allow you to tailor your use of the park. Core members take advantage of the on-site setting by having their teams use space, workstations, and our network to tackle daily innovation challenges. Active members advance projects through regular lab sessions at the park. Basic members stay up to date by participating in events and our news. Start-ups benefit from preferential conditions.

VENTURE DESK

The Venture Desk supports start-ups from the climate tech sector that are currently in the start-up phase or want to start operations and grow. The aim is to provide start-ups with 360° support during the relevant phases. This is intended to facilitate the management of the company so that the founders can concentrate on the core business and on the growth of their company.

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BUILDIFY.EARTH

Buildify.earth invests in circular and cleantech
start-ups. Together with the innovation ecosystem
from Switzerland Innovation and Empa NEST
the start-ups in the growth phase are
supported.

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NETWORK AND EVENTS

NETWORK ACCESS

Switzerland Innovation Park Central is a joint initiative of business, science and the public sector. Participants include the six cantons of Central Switzerland, leading companies from the region and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, NEST, FH Ost and CSEM. Of the more than 80 members, a large proportion come from industry - a first in Switzerland.

We are a strong innovation network in the construction and energy sector with partners from business, science and the public sector. Participants include the six cantons of Central Switzerland, leading companies from the region and the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Empa with NEST, ETH, FH Ost, FHNW and CSEM. With our community platform, we offer you direct access to all partners and their Open Innnovation projects.

WORKSHOPS AND EVENTS

We offer various event formats with impulses around the energy and construction sector, innovation and collaboration. The formats provide topics for discussion, offer suggestions and serve as inspiration for forward-looking projects.

PROJECT SUPPORT

OUR CO-CREATION PLATFORM JOINTCREATE

Our co-creation platform jointcreate.com makes organizations, teams, challenges, projects and events easily visible and accessible. This allows you to efficiently find the right partners, people and relevant information. In addition, the platform allows you to post problems and collect solution ideas from the community. If you have your own open innovation projects, you can submit them to ongoing calls for financial support and gain access to experts.

METHOD SUPPORT

The right path from idea to innovation is a decisive factor in transforming new insights into marketable solutions. We help you to walk the path better and faster. Our innovation expertise helps you to identify relevant topics, to start projects with partners and to explore topics. Through fast prototyping and customer-oriented testing, marketable concepts are created. This enables you to introduce new products and services to the market faster.

With tailor-made workshops, we offer you methodological support and take you further - be it for project initiation, ideation by means of design thinking, business model innovation or innovation strategy. Contact us now.

LABS

OUR FIVE LABS AS WORK VESSELS

We see ourselves as an innovation ecosystem and are convinced that better solutions can be created faster by innovating together. With our labs, we cover the ecologically, technologically, economically, digitally and socially relevant aspects in the context of the built environment.

Our labs serve as working vessels in which we bring various stakeholders together thematically. Regular lab sessions ensure exchange and provide impetus with the aim of launching projects together. The lab teams provide methodical support in the early phase and accelerate the activities in the innovation process.

SPACES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BOOK INSPIRING SPACE

Modern workshop rooms, co-working workstations, various lounges and various 25m2 offices are available to you on an area of 1,500m2. The creative setting offers (thinking) space for all phases of the innovation journey - from the idea to the market launch.