PARK TICINO

With the Innovation Park, we are creating in Ticino a unique platform for the collaboration of researchers, high-tech companies, and startups to spark inventive activities, develop and test sustainable and innovative ideas.

COMPETENCE CENTERS

Driving force of the Park

Serving as the Park’s core, Competence Centers perform innovation through collaboration with local research institutes and companies.

SITE

Towards the future district

The future operational headquarter of the Park will be located in the heart of the coming “Quartiere Officine” district developed in Bellinzona.

COMMUNITY

A perfect innovation hub

The spirit of coexistence and sharing of ideas will be the basis of the community and
will act as a stimulus for new innovations.

ABOUT

A shared project

The project was born thanks to a strong political will and the academic and industrial excellences already present in the region.

COLLABORATION BETWEEN THREE PARKS

A WINNING SYNERGY

Ticino, Zurich, and Central join their forces for a powerful innovation system along the North-South axis.

MISSION

ACCELERATE TECH INNOVATION

Enable and promote the creation of technological innovation clusters in a joint and open collaboration approach between the scientific and the business communities. Strengthen the local excellences with dedicated resources and the power of the Switzerland Innovation national network. Attracting innovative enterprises from abroad for their settlement in Ticino.

VISION

BE AN INNOVATION HUB

To be the place where enterprises, researchers and startups convene and interact to actively develop ideas into market-ready products, leading to the creation of highly skilled jobs and having a positive impact on the local economy.

VALUE PROPOSITION

THE PARK WILL GUARANTEE

Speed up innovation

By reducing bureaucracy and speeding up innovation processes

Efficient networking

By finding the right academic and business partner to collaborate with

Visibility

Get visibility for your company and projects at local, national, and international level

Activate financing

At Bellinzona SBB station, easily reachable by train or car from Zurich and Milan and attractive location for your employees

Knowledge-exchange

Between academia researchers and managers from companies in an open innovation approach

Strategic location

At Bellinzona SBB station, easily reachable by train or car from Zurich or from Milan and attractive location for your employees

EXCELLENCES OF TERRITORY

Ticino is a region with a high degree of innovation thanks to the excellences already present. To date, it represents the headquarter of top companies and high-level academic institutes of worldwide significance.

FOCUS AREAS

THE SWITZERLAND INNOVATION PARK TICINO WILL HAVE ITS ACTIVITIES IN THE FOLLOWING FOCUS AREAS

LIFE SCIENCES

The excellence of the local research institutes in the field of biomedicine, immunology, oncology, regenerative medicine, pharmacology and computational methods create the perfect competences match for the translational research in collaboration with pharma, biomedical and medtech industries.

ICTs

Our computer science research excellence coupled with the distinctive know-how from the academia and from the IT and advanced technologies companies in digital media and communication forms the fertile ground for innovation.

MECHATRONICS, ELECTRONICS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY 

Digital electronics, microelectronics, advanced human-machine interaction, additive manufacturing, hybrid materials just to mention some of our project-based and real-case experience of the partner research institutes.

NEWS

ALL ABOUT PARK TICINO

GRAND COUNCIL APPROVED MEASURES TO SUPPORT INNOVATION 2560 1707 Fiorenza

GRAND COUNCIL APPROVED MEASURES TO SUPPORT INNOVATION

SIP-TI AND VIRGINIA TECH FORGE STRATEGIC COLLABORATION IN AI AND DRONE TECHNOLOGIES 1920 2560 Fiorenza

SIP-TI AND VIRGINIA TECH FORGE STRATEGIC COLLABORATION IN AI AND DRONE TECHNOLOGIES

SDBC MEETS INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES AT RIVIERA AIRPORT 3840 2160 Fiorenza

SDBC MEETS INDUSTRIES AND SERVICES AT RIVIERA AIRPORT

Joining the Park

ARE YOU READY?

The motivation for companies to join the Park is represented by the privileged access to key people and knowledge, the active networking, and the availability of dedicated equipment and spaces: all factors which contribute to the acceleration of your innovation.

Are you a company that focuses on technological innovation?
Are you attracted by Ticino’s academic excellences?
Do you need privileged access to state-of-the-art knowledge and subject matter experts?
Have you thought to be part of a specialized network with the chance to exchange your project ideas with open-minded people and diversified backgrounds?
Do you need shared specific equipment and/or spaces for your R&D activities?