UniNE

With its friendly atmosphere, excellent staff/student ratio and dynamic spirit, the University of Neuchâtel provides exceptional conditions for innovation in exact, natural, human and social sciences.

It hosts over 4,000 students and several hundred researchers across some 40 disciplines, and offers a range of cutting-edge courses. Its research activities notably cover areas such as time/frequency and optical metrology, complex systems and big data, and intellectual property and innovation law.

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Perpetuating Swiss excellence in research, the UniNE offers a broad range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary skills, which provide exceptional conditions for innovation in exact, natural, human and social sciences.
Every year, around 150 new research projects are launched, whether assigned as the result of a competition (SNSF, CTI and European projects) or based on mandates concluded with private companies or public authorities. Around 500 researchers (teaching staff and assistants) and 600 PhD students are involved in these projects, which also serve as a basis for the continuous updating of teaching content.

Nine internationally renowned skills centers bring researchers together around the following areas of study:

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Research at UniNE in figures

  • 800 research projects currently underway ;
  • 150 new projects per year, generating revenue of 35 million Swiss francs ;
  • 500 researchers (teaching staff and assistants) and
  • 600 PhD students.

Microcity is intended as a unifying force, an incubator for innovative ideas, and a catalyst for giving these ideas tangible form. Together with the other innovation stakeholders involved, the University of Neuchâtel will contribute to the dynamism generated by Microcity. Our skills centers, all of which represent areas of excellence, give the canton a competitive advantage and provide a favorable framework for encouraging closer local collaborations and broader exchanges of ideas and services. Given the wealth of skills it encompasses, Microcity promises to become a unique innovation platform whose impact will be felt far beyond its regional base.