Mission

PICC's profile is determined by three strategic themes that are pursued bringing together the competences of the Fribourg science & technology hub.


  • Fabrication : The transformation of plastic resins into finished or semi-finished products by injection moulding and extrusion for the development of high value-added applications.

  • Enhancing : Adding value by functionalizing plastic products, developping novel synthetic organic plastics and processing technologies to foster a circular nature-inspired economy.
  • Digitalisation : Modelling and numerical simulation of plastic processing and product performance to speed up innovation.


PICC supports the members of the Swiss Plastics Cluster (SPC) with technical consulting and specialized trainings :

    • PICC delivers industry-relevant technology solutions to foster economic growth.

    • PICC leverages science and technology knowledge with the innovative power of global partnerships in high value-added applications.

    • PICC performs world-leading R&D in plastics material development, processing and application design.

    • PICC’s international top-talent is committed to provide building blocks that better the quality of life in a sustainable environment.
    • PICC transfers knowledge and technology through training and specialized courses.


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