The Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH carries out applied research and development. To this end, the BFH works closely with commercial enterprises, public institutions, creative artists, administrative bodies and the community.


The applied research and development carried out by the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH is characterised by market-oriented key areas and close collaboration with companies as well as with public institutions, administrative bodies and the field of culture. Knowledge and technology transfer constitute a particular focus.
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BFH Centres

With the BFH centres, the BFH pools and networks established research skills to form selected key topics. They develop innovative responses to current and future challenges in technology, commerce and society, while at the same time providing solution-oriented support from a single source to companies and further partners.
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Research areas

All departments of the Bern University of Applied Sciences carry out applied research and development. The strategic research focuses and specific fields of research represent the diversity of BFH and give its research a distinctive profile. They make the BFH the ideal hub for interdisciplinary solutions.
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Range of services

The BFH carries out application-oriented and market-oriented research services for companies and public institutions. The services range from planning and implementation of development projects to coaching, consultancy, expert opinions and audits. The BFH facilitates customised access to expertise and infrastructure.
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The skills of the BFH in terms of applied research and development fully unfold in the research projects. The project database provides insight into current research projects including information on project content, team and partners from commerce and the community.
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Research and Development Office

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