A vast network of excellence which brings together academic players and business support organisations.
- Icare Research Institute & RFID Center
- University of Applied Sciences Valais (HES-SO Valais) with its Institutes of Business Information Systems and Economics & Tourism
- Idiap Research Institute
- University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)
- FFHS with its institutes IFel (Institute for Research in Open, Distance and eLearning) and LSMS (Laboratory for Semantic and Mulitmedia Systems)
- EPFL (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne)
- ETHZ (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich)