Research and Development

On behalf of industrial companies, we realise application-oriented research and development projects and support them with innovative solution proposals.


Your advantages of working with us

Independence, professionalism and discretion

As a public research institution, we are independent and committed to discretion.

Innovation promotio

In Switzerland, cooperation between industry and universities is financially supported for innovative projects. The respective research fund takes over part of the university's expenses. As a recognised research centre, we can apply for corresponding funding. You benefit in two ways: firstly, your project costs are reduced by the external funding. Secondly, you benefit from the competence and experience of an established university institute.


We are available for longer-term projects as well as for short-term analyses or studies.


Project forms

  • Project thesis as a first approach (Bachelor, Master)
  • Projects directly financed by the industrial partner
  • State-subsidised projects (CTI, EU)

Contact ILT

ILT – Institute for Lab Automation and Mechatronics  | Oberseestrasse 10 | 8640 Rapperswil-Jona | Switzerland | Tel. 058 257 47 25 | |

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