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Research and development cooperations

Our research activities are being further expanded by our greater focus on issues relating to the digital transformation (interdisciplinary) and the development of a new research focus area, namely Technology (Advanced and Smart Sensors / Internet of Things). A Centre for Data Analytics, Visualisation and Simulation (DAViS Centre) is also to be initiated. DAVis is the realisation and implementation of profile field 6 (Computational Science) of the cantonal University and Research Strategy.

 

Principles

  • Joint performance of projects
  • Financing: often supported by public grants
  • Regulation of rights between the research and development partners and HTW Chur by means of a consortium agreement.

Contract research and development

Business partners and public organisations can issue orders – for so-called contract research – to HTW Chur for clearly defined issues from the world of practice (e.g. for the development of a prototype). All rights to the results generated from the project are assigned to the R&D partner.

 

Principles

  • HTW Chur undertakes the project
  • Principal pays all costs, excluding public funding
  • Rights assigned to the principal