The link between academic research and companies


Swiss Cyber Security Days

HEIA-FR will be exhibiting at the Swiss Cyber Security Days, Fribourg - 27&28.02.2019.







«Du bois et du ciment pour un béton plus écolo»

Il y a un peu moins d’un mois, Daia Zwicky parlait des recherches de l’Institut des technologies de l'environnement construit dans CQFD, sur La Première. A entendre ou à réentendre.

Journée de la recherche 2018

La journée de la recherche du domaine Ingénierie et Architecture de la HES-SO (I&A) et de la Haute école d’ingénierie et d’architecture de Fribourg (HEIA-FR) se veut itinérante et futuriste. Accédez à votre carte d’embarquement et découvrez les défis de la digitalisation.


Workshop on Stimulating Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Le mardi 17 avril 2018, une présentation d’Innosuisse, Agence suisse pour l’encouragement de l’innovation, aura lieu à la Haute école d’ingénierie et d’architecture Fribourg HEIA-FR. C’est avec plaisir que nous vous invitons à cet événement.

Workshop on Stimulating Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship (copie 2)

Encouraging student entrepreneurship and training future innovators at Swiss cantonal Universities and Universities of Applied Sciences through a high-level exchange of ideas and experience


November 23, 2017 in Fribourg



BÂTIR : Une contribution positive à l'environnement

16 novembre 2017

Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture Fribourg Auditoire Edouard Gremaud

[Translate to English:] Swiss Plastics Cluster: Plastics Update

2nd edition of the conference


Thursday 9th, November 2017, 08h30-16h15

Who we are

To be the link between academic research and companies
is the aim of TechTransfer Fribourg, the technology
transfer office of Fribourg University, Adolphe Merkle
Institute and the School of Engineering and Architecture
of Fribourg.

In collaboration with its clients which include researchers
as well as companies, its mission is to increase the added
value of search results by enabling the transfer of skills
and technology as well as developing collaborations with
the industry.

— To have a good knowledge of the academic partners’ skills, as well as their strong points and their technologies.

— To develop a network of potential partners and understand their needs of the industry.

— To set up successful collaborations and create win-win situations.

— To help partners deal with financing issues, intellectual properties (IP), negotiation of agreements and contract drafting while taking into account the interests of each partner.

— To advise researchers on the strategy of intellectual property (IP) protection and possibilities of technology licensing.

— To foster a culture of innovation within academic institutions.

— To support the creation of technological start-ups thanks to tailor-made counselling.


TechTransfer Fribourg
c/o Adolphe Merkle Institute
Chemin des Verdiers 4
CH-1700 Fribourg

- Haute école d'ingénierie et d'architecture

Bacher Jean-Philippe
+41 (0)26 429 67 55

- Université de Fribourg

Jean-Marc Brunner
+41 (0)26 300 65 00

- Adolphe Merkle Institute

Valeria Mozzetti
+41 26 300 95 57

- Haute école de gestion Fribourg (HEG-FR)

Philippe Bubenzer
+41 26 429 63 65