Swissbau Innovation Lab

Swissbau Innovation Lab – experience digital transformation

The Swissbau Innovation Lab is the Swissbau platform for digital transformation in the construction and real-estate industries. Here you can see right up close which digital solutions have already become reality today and which new technologies are set to shape the future of the industry. The Swissbau Innovation Lab is not only a live event at Swissbau 2022 in Basel but is also a digital community platform where the entire sector engages in networking – it is here that the leading companies jointly draw up the roadmap for the planning, construction and building operation of the future.

Digital community platform

The Swissbau Innovation Lab community platform has been online since November 2020. This digital marketplace offers numerous different options for networking, profiling and interacting with the community. The partners and their digital-use-case innovations are showcased here – in combination with a smart matchmaking function.

Our community brings everyone together:

  • Planning / Architecture
  • BIM / Digitalisation
  • Building owners / Investment
  • Real-estate industry / Operation
  • General contractors / Construction industry
  • Financial services / Consultancy
  • Education / Research
  • Startups / Scaleups
  • Authorities / Associations / Politics

Register on the platform and network with the Swissbau community.

Focal theme 2022: The value chain in the context of digitalisation

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We show how the value chain in the construction and real estate industries is changing as a result of digitalisation and highlight the latest technologies and digital use cases that are determining this development. The focus is on cooperation, and the partners together show how they are jointly constructing the high-performance building of the future.

iRoom Show – a shared vision

Keyvisual iRoom
The iRoom is a 270-degree cinema where new ideas are brought to life. It constitutes the highlight and central element of the Swissbau Innovation Lab. Experience the digitalisation of the construction industry live here and immerse yourself in the world of tomorrow.

Partnership-based and interdisciplinary 
The contents of the show staged in the iRoom are compiled in co-creation with the partners. An impressive presentation of innovative projects for digital design, construction and building operation is compiled in partner workshops, with everyone working closely together.

Innovation Village – interactive showcase for partners’ products and solutions

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More than 60 partners presenttheir digital use cases in the Innovation Village, offering visitors a compact overview of the latest innovations. The start-up hub gives future-oriented young companies a platform on which to present their developments and ideas.

Speakers’ Corner – live presentations of current digital use cases in the industry

Keyvisual Speakers Corner
Speakers’ Corner enables partners to showcase their digital use case in an appealing manner in the middle of Communication Square. Three or four partners present their innovation pitch and this is followed by a brief moderated discussion with technical experts.

Preview event for interested partners

Live-stream of 26 January 2021:
Trailer iRoom film 2022:

Partners of Swissbau Innovation Lab 2022

Swissbau Innovation Lab 2022 is being developed and implemented together with over 70 partners from industry, research, planning, construction and operation. The main partners Bauen Digital Schweiz / buildingSMART Switzerland and the Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects SIA play a leading role in developing the content.
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Main Partner

Bauen Digital Schweiz  Logo SIA

Innovation Partner

Labor Partner

Senn S-TATES Uptown Basel

Network Partner

ABB     DormakabaFellerJohnson Controls Kilchenmann Siemens Xella

Research and Planning Partner

Infopoint Partner


Startup und Scaleup Partner

Startup Netzwerkpartner

Project management


Architectural concept

Review of Swissbau Innovation Lab 2020

Find out more about the cooperation with our partners in the review of Swissbau Innovation Lab 2020.  
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iRoom show Swissbau Innovation Lab 2020:


Diva Bacci
Diva Bacci
Project Manager Swissbau
+41 58 206 27 26
Fabian Cortesi
Project Manager
+41 61 927 55 00
Hans Jörg Luchsinger
Project Manager
+41 61 927 55 00

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