TechnoArk encourages interaction between SMEs, start-ups and research organisations. In addition, it offers:

  • international promotion of the site and its players
  • integration into an environment and networks with an international reputation
  • an area dedicated to SMEs and start-ups
  • an R&D area which includes the Institute of Business Information Systems and the Institute of Economics and Tourism of the HES-SO Valais, the ICARE institute and its RFID Center
  • events and networking
  • start-up funding and regional support 


At this site, SMEs and start-ups also benefit from the following services:

  • Accelerator: assistance in the commercial development of new technologies
  • Incubator: professional help in starting business projects
  • Innovation: support in the development of business innovation



TechnoArk is based at the Techno-Pôle which offers a palette of services to  residents and to external companies:

Fondation The Ark - Rue de l'Industrie 23 - 1950 Sion - Suisse