The Ark Foundation is an innovation support agency investing in forward looking entrepreneurial projects to diversify the regional economy and strengthen its competitiveness.
A special attention is given to ground breaking projects in the areas of Energy, Life Sciences and ICT. The Ark is backing new knowledge originating from Switzerland’s universities and research institutes and draws together different networks of excellence at national and international level. The foundation has also initiated a regional innovation park with one common strategy and central operations but physically spread over the region. All activities are deeply anchored into the economy and based on targeted and hands-on support.