Contact address

Lucerne University
Shipyard road 4
CH – 6002 Lucerne
+41 41 349 36 02


The concept of the map was developed in collaboration with Michael Breiter from Innovatis-Club, Ruedi Fehlmann from Seedcapital & Genisuisse and was coordinated in the *zünder collective.

Design & Programming

Digital Friends AG
Weystrasse 26
CH – 6006 Luzern


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Liability claims regarding damage caused by the use of any information provided, including any kind of information which is incomplete or incorrect, will therefore be rejected.

All offers are non-binding. The author expressly reserves the right to change, supplement or delete parts of the pages or the entire offer without prior notice or to cease publication temporarily or permanently.

Liability for links

References and links to third party websites are outside our area of responsibility. Any responsibility for such websites is disclaimed. Access to and use of such websites is at the user’s own risk.


The copyright and all other rights to the content, images, photos or other files on the website belong exclusively to the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU) or to the specifically named rights holders. For the reproduction of any elements, the written consent of the copyright holders must be obtained in advance.


Based on Article 13 of the Swiss Federal Constitution and the data protection provisions of the Swiss Confederation (Data Protection Act, DPA), every person is entitled to protection of his or her privacy as well as protection against misuse of his or her personal data. We comply with these regulations. Personal data is treated as strictly confidential and is neither sold nor passed on to third parties.

In close cooperation with our hosting providers, we make every effort to protect the databases as well as possible from unauthorized access, loss, misuse or forgery.

When you access our web pages, the following data is stored in log files: IP address, date, time, browser request and general. transmitted information about the operating system resp. Browser. This usage data forms the basis for statistical, anonymous evaluations so that trends can be identified, which we can use to improve our offerings accordingly.


You can ask us whether personal data is stored by us about you, request a copy or listing and have incorrect data corrected. Provided that there are no legal or regulatory requirements (e.g. legal obligations to retain business-relevant data), you can also request the deletion of your personal data.
Please note that we cannot be obliged to delete data stored in our IT systems due to automatic archiving and backup procedures, provided that such deletion is not possible or at least not possible without unreasonable efforts and the relevant data has been marked as blocked.
Please note that we can only process written requests for information, editing, correction and/or deletion with proof of your identity. In case of deletion of your data, the use of our services and products may not or only partially be guaranteed.
You can submit queries regarding data processing at the above-mentioned e-mail address.


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In your browser, you can disable cookies in full or in part at any time in the settings. If cookies are deactivated, you may no longer be able to use all the functions of this website.

Google Analytics

This website uses the web analytics service Google Analytics, a program of Google Inc. (“Google, USA”). The information about your use of this website collected by the tracking is stored on a Google server in the USA. By means of IP anonymization, your IP address will be truncated by Google within member states of the European Union and in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Thus, the location of your browser is only regionally visible, but not that of your person. Google may evaluate visitor behavior to compile reports on website activity. Other services associated with website and Internet use can also be provided to the website operator in this way.

Privacy policy for the use of Facebook plugins (Like button)

Plugins of the social network Facebook, 1601 South California Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA are integrated on our pages. You can recognize the Facebook plugins by the Facebook logo or the “Like button” (“Like”) on our page. An overview of the Facebook plugins can be found here:

When you visit our pages, a direct connection between your browser and the Facebook server is established via the plugin. Facebook thereby receives the information that you have visited our site with your IP address. If you click the Facebook “Like” button while you are logged into your Facebook account, you can link the content of our pages on your Facebook profile. This allows Facebook to assign the visit to our pages to your user account. We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Facebook. For more information, see Facebook’s privacy policy at

If you do not want Facebook to be able to associate your visit to our pages with your Facebook user account, please log out of your Facebook user account.

Privacy policy for the use of Twitter

Functions of the Twitter service are integrated on our pages. These functions are offered by Twitter Inc., 795 Folsom St., Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA. By using Twitter and the “Re-Tweet” function, the websites you visit are linked to your Twitter account and made known to other users. In the process, data such as IP address, browser type, domains called up, pages visited, mobile phone provider, device and application IDs and search terms, among other things, are transmitted to Twitter.

We would like to point out that we, as the provider of the pages, have no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data or its use by Twitter. Due to ongoing updates of Twitter’s privacy policy, we refer to the latest version at (

You can change your privacy settings on Twitter in your account settings at For questions, contact

Privacy policy for the use of Google AdSense

This website uses Google AdSense, a service for embedding advertisements of Google Inc. (“Google”). Google AdSense uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Google AdSense also uses so-called web beacons (invisible graphics). Through these web beacons, information such as visitor traffic on these pages can be analyzed.

The information generated by cookies and web beacons about the use of this website (including your IP address) and the delivery of advertising formats is transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. This information may be shared by Google with Google’s contractors. However, Google will not merge your IP address with other data stored by you.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Privacy policy for the use of Google +1

Using the Google +1 button, you can publish information worldwide. Via the Google +1 button, you and other users receive personalized content from Google and its partners. Google stores both the information that you gave +1 for a content and information about the page you viewed when you clicked +1. Your +1s may be displayed as notices along with your profile name and photo in Google services, such as search results or on your Google profile, or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.

Google records information about your +1 activities to improve Google services for you and others.

In order to use the Google +1 button, you need a globally visible, public Google profile, which must at least contain the name chosen for the profile. This name is used in all Google services. In some cases, this name may also replace another name you used when sharing content through your Google Account. The identity of your Google profile may be displayed to users who know your email address or have other identifying information about you.

In addition to the uses explained above, the information you provide will be used in accordance with the applicable Google Privacy Policy ( Google may publish aggregate statistics about users’ +1 activity or share these statistics with our users and partners, such as publishers, advertisers, or affiliated websites.

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The legal process is excluded. The place of jurisdiction is Lucerne. Swiss law applies. Lucerne, 12.06.2018