The Research Institute of Informatics of the HES-SO Valais-Wallis is closely related to the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses of the same name and specialises in the development of information systems for companies in any industry. 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. The Institute of Informatics oversees the continuing education programmes in information technology.
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. The Institute is successful because it develops and integrates innovative information systems that meet the needs of the economy.
The Institute also encourages knowledge and technology transfer between universities and the economy, develops an interdisciplinary approach and promotes international collaboration by participating in European and international research programmes.
Prof. Laurent Sciboz, Head of Institute of Informatics