Where innovation accelerates



PARK INNOVAARE is an innovation center situated in close proximity to the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and its state-of-the-art accelerator-based large research facilities. Here, driven by the PSI’s expertise, innovations in the fields of accelerator technology, advanced materials and processes, humans and health, and energy are transformed into marketable products and solutions.

The purpose of PARK INNOVAARE is to develop and offer newly established and relocating companies an exceptional, focused support program, to continuously adapt the program to the needs of those companies, and to market requirements, with the aim of quickly transforming investments and technologies into marketable innovations.

The companies located at PARK INNOVAARE benefit from an access to the PSI’s large research facilities and the opportunity to collaborate with a number of highly qualified specialists, researchers, and engineers as well as an international network of institutes, universities, development partners, and knowledge transfer platforms based nearby.



Located in Villigen in the Canton of Aargau, in close proximity to the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and its large research facilities, PARK INNOVAARE benefits from a scientifically rich and economically prosperous environment. Innovators from the fields of fundamental research and industrial research and development profit greatly from the advantages offered by this location; as an industrial center, the Canton is home to a number of innovation-driven companies and provides the ideal breeding ground for the transfer of technology.

The Paul Scherrer Institute

Research and innovation focus

The large research facilities of Switzerland’s largest scientific and engineering research center provide the inspiration for PARK INNOVAARE’s research focus areas. Driven by leading expertise in accelerator technology, PARK INNOVAARE concentrates on innovations in the following four fields: accelerator technology, advanced materials and processes, humans and health, and energy. Each of these fields is involved in the development of a broad range of innovations that benefit society in areas such as renewable energy, nanotechnology, materials research, and cancer treatments.