Bern Hub, Switzerland

Towards a Future-Proof Life Style

Switzerland faces many challenges that affect its various natural and cultural landscapes. In order to meet these challenges, the projects of the Wyss Academy for Nature's Bern Hub address a variety of interconnected topics such as biodiversity decline, climate and energy equilibrium, increased mobility for work and leisure, population growth and aging, increasing spatial needs and conflicts, and increasing demand for ecosystem services.
 

All these developments impact both nature and people in the Swiss cultural landscapes. These challenges are far-reaching and include specific practices as well as society’s lifestyle in general. Here, we hope that the Bern Hub will become a source of inspiration for other European regions facing similar challenges.

© Samuel Bucheli

The Bern Hub's project portfolio currently consists of 15 incubator concepts. More projects will be developed during and after the Wyss Academy’s startup phase during the years 2020 and 2021. Over the next ten years, the Parliament and the Government of the Canton of Bern will assume a particular role in partnering with the Wyss Academy for the implementation of incubators and further project development at the Bern Hub. 

HUB Bern Projects

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HEAD OF HUB BERN

Olivier Jacquat