The general public are well aware of The Ark Foundation’s activities in connection with start-ups – and yet this is not the main aspect of its contribution to the Valais economy. It provides active support for innovation by SMEs in the form of specific projects, the majority of which result in products or services launched on the market. These projects contribute to the dynamism and diversification of the fabric of the Valais economy.

You will find here a selection of projects from the fields of information and communication sciences. Why not have a look, too, at the Life Sciences or Energy and Environment ! 

Stimulating innovation in “traditional” SMEs

The Ark’s Innovation service has launched a project in January 2015 which aims to stimulate the development of products by “traditional” SMEs, that is those which are more involved in...

Supporting growth in a Valais SME with potential

The period when an SME is growing is just as tricky as the launch of a start-up, and what is more, the financial issues are much more significant. This has been demonstrated by one of The Ark's projects,...

Building bridges between IT interfaces

Krios Info Sàrl was created in 2004 in Sierre. A product of the Incubator at TechnoArk in Sierre, it is now based at Sion and has six employees. It specialises in information technology, particularly...

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