About the company

Type
Startup or self-employed

Members type
innovator

Headquarters
8640 Hurden, Switzerland

Company size
750

Founders

Founded
1972

SDG's

  • Clean water and sanitation

  • Affordable and clean energy


Social

Website
hsr.ch

Alliance member

HSR College of Technology


Bachelor's and Master's Program in Engineering. Specialization in Renewable Energy and Environmental Technology.

The organization of the HSR is divided into the following areas:
- training
- further education
- Application Oriented Research & Development (aF & E) and Service
- administration

The HSR is borne by the sponsoring cantons St. Gallen, Schwyz and Glarus, which is based on a sponsoring agreement. Political representatives as well as exponents from the business world form the university council, which leads the HSR strategically. The university council comprises 4 representatives from the canton of St. Gallen, 2 representatives from the canton of Schwyz and one representative from the canton of Glarus. The representatives of the economy are at the same time the presidents of the specialist committees of the study courses.

The university management leads the university operationally. It consists of the Rector, the Vice-Rector for Education and the Vice-Rector aF & E as well as Continuing Education and the Administrative Director. Quality management, didactics / methodology and gender equality are attached to the school management as staff positions.

The 9 departments of the Administrative Directorate provide services for students and staff, and partly for external interested parties. These include departments such as university services, IT services or the library.

Offers

Description

Categories of application
Clean water and sanitation, Affordable and clean energy

Sector of application
Water treatment, Water distribution and use, Clean energy production, Energy storage, Renewable fuels

Status
Concept


Research in Renewable Energy

Description
Competence in wind power, solar power, and energy storage.

Two research institutes with a total of 8 professors and 70 employees conduct research in the areas of wind power, solar power, power-to-gas, and battery storage.

Available in
Austria, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Germany,

Categories of application
Affordable and clean energy

Sector of application
Clean energy production, Energy storage

Status
Concept