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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 field of life sciences. Why not have a look, too, at Information and communication sciences and Energy and environment ! 



Natural products to cure female infections

The Ark Foundation deals with a very diverse range of technological subjects. Advances in scientific research mean that it is also becoming involved with more unusual problems, such as those related to...

Improving the quality of cosmetics with alpine plants

On contact with air, cosmetic products undergo some particularly rapid oxidation reactions. These reactions can spoil the products, causing a rancid smell and browning. With this in mind, The Ark Foundation...

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