The ZHAW provides consultancy services to companies and organisations as well as to managers, individuals and private clients. This is in line with the legal mandate which requires all universities of applied sciences to offer business services alongside their teaching and research activities.
Our business and consultancy services
The business and consultancy services provided by the ZHAW are tailored to your specific needs. We offer support in solving complex issues in the context of existing knowledge, and our expertise and modern infrastructure is available to you for analyses, simulations, expert opinions, training courses, workshops, etc. Our experts offer managers, individuals and private clients consultancy services such as careers guidance, crisis management, coaching, media training and language tests. All our services are provided at market rates.
Please contact the Registrar’s Office if you are interested in discussing customised services or check these links to find out more about our services for companies and organisations as well as for individual or private clients. Here you will also find the details of the ZHAW staff you can contact direct in the relevant Institutes and Centres.
Urban climate simulation study "Zurich West"
The city of Zurich is investigating ways to improve the quality of life with regard to the heat stress that the population has to endure within the framework of the specialist planning for heat reduction. To this end, the City of Zurich has presented a catalogue of measures that contains a variety of approaches to achieve this goal. Heat-reducing ...
Kyburz stress test rear suspension
The rear suspension of the DXP chassis is subjected to a stress test on the ZHAW test bench. The results are used by Kyburz to improve the life of the individual components and the overall system.
Radar digital energy landscape Switzerland
The rapidly advancing digitalization does not stop at the energy industry and will require far-reaching adjustments. For this reason, the Swiss Federal Office of Energy wants to evaluate the development of a "Radar digital energy landscape Switzerland". The planned radar observes and illustrates new digital products and services in the Swiss energy ...
Assessment of derivatives-based hedging solutions
The industry partner asked ZHAW to perform an assessment of the application of derivatives for the protection of equity portfolios. The project covers broad research and analysis on the effectiveness of Put-options on single stocks versus stock indices for tail-risk management.
Research note on the Swiss public pension system and its treatment in public sector accounting
Preparation of a research note summarizing the treatment of public pensions (social benefits) in public sector accounting in Switzerland on behalf of the Government Accounting and Finance Statistics Center at Korea Institute of Public Finance (KIPF). A jurisdiction’s public pension system can have a substantial impact on public finances and ...