The iPrint Institute is well aligned with the academic strategy of the HEIA-FR. The Institute runs several HES-SO funded projects and also collaborates with several academic partners outside the HES-SO network. iPrint can count not only on very strong industry collaborations with material, equipment and device suppliers, but also on academic collaborations with other top univiersities in Switzerland and around the world, as for instance: EPFL, ETH, EMPA, UNIFR, AMI, HES-SO, FHNW, Politecnico di Torino, UGA, Pohang University of science and technology, Harvard medical school, University of Cambridge, etc.
With these systematic collaborations, the iPrint Institute gets early access to a higher level of science, taking over new approaches and technology in TRL 2-3, initializing projects of applied research along TRL 4-7 involving industry for supporting a faster market impact of fundamental research.
If you are an academic institute and would like to access iPrint infrastructure do not hesitate to contact us. We are always looking forward to pushing the boundaries of this research further.