EcoData Initiative

EDI - Become part of the EcoData Initiative

What data potential lies in your company currently unused?

EDI is an ecosystem of partner companies who want to drive forward their own sustainability strategy with artificial intelligence and the research team at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (HSLU). Partners and third-party companies benefit from applied research innovations in the fields of sustainability, technology (AI) and communication. Become part of EDI and find out more about the specific potential for your company. 

How EDI works

Application partner

A well-established company would like to offer its customers a new service and is looking for suitable solution or suppliers.


Implementation Partner

A startup or SME offers a new service for corporate customers and needs support in research and development.


Hochschule Luzern

The university develops the solution together with the startup or SME and conducts a pilot at the company.

Success Stories


Sustainable Consumer Advisor

In this research project, the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts has developed the AI-based Sustainable Consumer Advisor (SCA) together with the financial services provider Yapeal AG. The AI-based application helps customers to make financially and environmentally sustainable decisions in their everyday lives.



Become part of EDI

We are happy to accept interested companies into our EDI ecosystem and discuss the specific potential and cooperation framework that EDI can offer you. With this survey you are on board.




Prof. Dr. Ingo Gächter



Dr. Sarah Seyr