Smart Process Lab

The Smart Process Lab Research Group is an academic facility serving the industry in their digitalization efforts since 2018. The software and hardware team develops industry 4.0 applications.

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Expert Knowhow

Our experts are working for years with industial partners. Together we create projects and solutions suitable for your individual needs.

Cross Financing

Get access to external financing from Innosuisse, Horizon and more. That is one reason why Switzerland is innovation leader every year.

Innovative Solutions

Our goal is to create and innovate incrementally and in addition help you in your digitalisation efforts.

Research Areas

  • Industry 4.0Industry 4.0

    Industry 4.0 is the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology. Large-scale machine-to-machine communication (M2M) and the internet of things (IoT) are integrated for increased automation, improved communication and self-monitoring, and production of smart machines that can analyze and diagnose issues without the need for human intervention.

  • Datascience (Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning)Data Science

    Data science is an inter-disciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from many structural and unstructured data. Data science is related to data mining, machine learning and big data.

  • Smart ManufacturingSmart Manufacturing

    Smart manufacturing is a broad category of manufacturing that employs computer-integrated manufacturing, high levels of adaptability and rapid design changes, digital information technology, and more flexible technical workforce training.

  • Process OptimisationProcess Optimization

    Process optimization is the discipline of adjusting a process so as to optimize (make the best or most effective use of) some specified set of parameters without violating some constraint. The most common goals are minimizing cost and maximizing throughput and/or efficiency. This is one of the major quantitative tools in industrial decision making.

  • DigitalisationDigitalisation


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HES-SO Valais-Wallis Smart Process Lab Research Group, a collaboration between Constellium Valais and HES-SO Valais Wallis for Education and Industry 4.0 applications.