Training day 

Participatory methodologies, in the framework of the Innovation Booster Technology and Special Needs calls for projects.

The next training day will take place on Saturday September 23rd 2023, in Bern.

The training day is organized in the framework of the Innovation Booster Technology and Special Needs. This booster promotes social inclusion in Switzerland by supporting innovative project ideas that enable people with disabilities to solve a problem or meet a need. 

The participants are in front of the Fab Lab Neuch

The training day also allows you to work on your project proposal for the call for projects, which is open until 15 October 2023.

Participation to the day is free.

Registration is currently closed. Thank you for your understanding.

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Saturday 23 september 2023


Berner Generationenhaus
Bahnhofplatz 2
3011 Bern


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Presentations are given in French or German.
Simultaneous oral translation is available in French, German, Italian and English.
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Please indicate your accessibility and translation needs in the registration form.


9h30 Welcome coffee and croissants Berner Generationenhaus
10h Introduction Benjamin Nanchen, HES-SO Valais-Wallis

Participatory methodologies

  • Participation, user needs, systemic approach

Emmanuel Fragnière, HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Rafaël Weissbrodt, HES-SO Valais-Wallis
Gaëtan Bussy, HE-Arc

11h00 Participant round table  
11h30 Practical application and discussion with the speakers  
12h30  Lunch offered  

Project continuity

  • Scientific barriers, development models

Stéphane Rullac, HETSL
Jérôme Mizeret, HE-Arc


Feedback from teams who have carried out a project

  • Tips and tricks
  • Implemntation of the principles
  • How to manage your project
15h00 Break  
15h30 Preparation of project proposals  
16h30 Conclusion Benjamin Nanchen, HES-SO Valais-Wallis
16h45 Aperitif and networking  



Registration is currently closed. Thank you for your understanding.

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