RhySearch supports the innovative capacity of industrial companies and is thus a valuable building block for securing the future of Liechtenstein as a business location.

Klaus Risch,
President Liechtenstein Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Cooperation partner

Our cooperation partners strengthen the competencies and innovative approaches already present in the Alpine Rhine valley. This cooperation deepens the informal and personal exchange of ideas among the researchers and other parties involved. Potential synergies are exploited to develop new products and services together with the industry in the region.

Our strategic research partners are:


Empa is an interdisciplinary research and services institution for material sciences and technology development of the ETH Domain. The activities of EMPA focus on the requirements of industry and the needs of society and combine application-oriented research and practical implementation, science with industry and science with society.

inspire AG

As a strategic partner of ETH Zurich, inspire AG is the leading Swiss competence centre for the transfer of technology to the MEM-industry (mechanical, electrical and metal industries). It provides research for industry, develops state-of-the-art technologies, methods and processes and solves problems in all areas of product innovation and production technology.

inspire brings together the best partners of industry and universities for joint projects and has the skill, knowledge and experience for successfully implementing ideas in innovations. inspire can provide solutions where new frontiers are to be broken, where there is a lack of expertise in technology or project management and where unbiased judgement is required.

inspire is a technology competence centre funded by the federal government, created by a common initiative of Swissmem and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH).

Eastern University of Applied Sciences OST

OST is the university of applied sciences for the six cantons of Eastern Switzerland (St. Gallen, Schwyz, Glarus, Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Appenzell Innerrhoden and Thurgau) and the Principality of Liechtenstein. With around 3,800 students in six departments, 1,500 professionals continuing their education, and over 1,000 current research projects, we are the educational hub of the region. The OST combines over 170 years of educational and research tradition.

University of Liechtenstein

The University of Liechtenstein is a leading university in the international Lake Constance region. It is a place for personal development and for encounters. In the fields of architecture and planning, entrepreneurship, finance, business law and information systems, it is an important place for critical and creative thinking and a center of innovation for shaping the future. In numerous projects and programs it provides stimulus for business, politics and society. For more than 50 years, it has been training and educating sought-after specialists. Studying takes place in a very personal environment.

Have a look at some statements in the film of University of Liechtenstein, which were captured by RhySearch, the University of Liechtenstein and ETH Z├╝rich to show the cooperation in our joint dissertation project. In the project sponsored by the Hilti Family Foundation, the doctoral student is researching the digital construction and operation of buildings.

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