Bern University of Applied Sciences

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Location: Bern
Falkenpl. 24, 3012 Bern

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.


Innovation - Nov 8, 2018
Researchers at the Institute for Rehabilitation and Performance Technology IRPT have developed novel systems that allow people paralysed by spinal cord injury to activate their muscles and propel a tricycle. The innovative work of two young IRPT researchers was recently rewarded through successful defence of their PhD theses.
Social Sciences - Sep 6, 2018

The University Board of the Bern University of Applied Sciences has elected Anna Maria Riedi as the new Director of the Department of Social Work. Mrs Riedi has been in charge of the master's degree programme in social work at the Bern University of Applied Sciences since February 2018, a course which is organised and run in cooperation with three other Swiss universities.

Materials Science - Apr 20, 2018

The eDumper dump truck is the largest electric vehicle in the world and will be in operation in the quarry from 20 April. In cooperation with industry partners, the Bern University of Applied Sciences BFH, the NTB Interstaatliche Hochschule für Technik Buchs and Empa have developed the environmentally friendly truck.

Health - Apr 24, 2018

Pollen season: The new app called Ally Science has been designed for the two million or so allergy sufferers in Switzerland .

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