Unique R&D Value chain of HES-SO Valais-Wallis
HES-SO Valais-Wallis has an exceptional value chain that includes research groups in diagnostics, optics, embedded communicating systems, ehealth, nursing, readaptation, physiotherapy. This value chain is complemented by competencies in management and entrepreneurship. These research groups are established in both the academic and industrial sectors, at local, national and international levels.
Furthermore, HES-SO Valais-Wallis has the capacity to enable transfer to companies through the development of real prototypes for this whole chain of technologies, which makes it an singular applied academic research partner in this field.
The main goal of the Health Innovation Center is to allow Technology transfer. To achieve this:
The Center fosters ethically-driven technology development to fully respect and serve human life, during health technology development and during its use. The Center also fosters protection of privacy of health data. Furthermore, before any new development, an evaluation of the social implication of the technology choice and its relevance may be done.