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SWITCH Innovation Labs

A new platform for collaboration with partners from the higher education community, with the aim of expanding the foundation’s innovation base.

The SWITCH Innovation Labs work on promising topics related to the overall strategic orientation of SWITCH. The foundation awards contracts to partners from the education, research and innovation communities in Switzerland. These contracts are then implemented swiftly and agilely together with the foundation.



Linked Archival Ontology and Pipeline

Partner: University of Applied Sciences Grisons

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Exploration of Security Monitoring Data

Partner: IDSIA - Istituto Dalle Molle di Studi sull'Intelligenza Artificiale, SUPSI

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Linked Data Pipeline

Partner: eXascale Infolab, Université de Fribourg

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Self-Sovereign Identities

Partner: Institute for Data Applications and Security IDAS, BFH

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Social Sciences and Digital Humanities data ecosystem

Partner: Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften, ZHAW

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Comprehensible data quality transparency

Partner: Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)

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Research Data Connectome technologies

Partner: eXascale Infolab, Université de Fribourg

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FAIR data connected for the future

Our vision to connect repositories and the research data they contain: the research data Connectome.