Heia Fr Icosys 2000X1000

The partner of choice for industrial digitalization

iCoSys leverages artificial intelligence and complex systems to boost industrial innovation. Our solutions draw on the latest developments in informatics, data science, distributed computing, software engineering and mathematical modeling.

Research focus areas

iCoSys projects stand out for their emphasis on responsible development. iCoSys prioritizes sustainability-focused initiatives that contribute to the development of the economy and of the educational system.

    • Artificial intelligence
    • Machine learning
    • Big data analysis
    • Signal processing
    • Algorithms, and, more generally, information systems involving complex data processing

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  • Architecture and programming of parallel and large-scale distributed systems
  • Middleware for programming and monitoring of large-scale distributed systems
  • Mobile systems

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  • Data management and processing for sensor networks
  • Web of Things
  • Machine learning applied to smart cities, smart buildings and smart living
  • IT for efficiency approaches

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  • Smart solutions for industries including anomaly detection, simulation of systems, quality assessment and prediction, information indexing and predictive maintenance

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The iCoSys institute relies on state-of-the-art infrastructure for its advanced research and development projects, including computation clusters, Kubernetes clusters and object storage clusters.



Bachelor in Computer science and communication systems

Master HES-SO en Engineering

Custom training programs on the topics of Data Science, Machine Learning, Software Engineering and Agile Team Structures are available at the request of companies and partners.


Jean Hennebert
Full Professor UAS/Institute Head


+41 26 429 65 96



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