Nestlé R&D Konolfingen is an integral part of the Swiss innovation ecosystem
Nestlé has inaugurated a new R&D Accelerator to drive innovation and speed-to-market of sustainable dairy products, as well as plant-based dairy alternatives.
Located at Nestlé’s R&D center in Konolfingen, Switzerland, the R&D Accelerator provides a world-class platform for start-ups, students and scientists to leverage Nestlé’s unique dairy and plant protein expertise to quickly bring products from ideation to commercialization.
Nestlé R&D Konolfingen is an integral part of the Swiss innovation ecosystem. It is the company’s largest research and development center for dairy products and plant-based dairy alternatives. The R&D center develops new product concepts for Nestlé’s dairy and infant nutrition businesses before they are introduced to consumers around the world.
The R&D Accelerator in Konolfingen features a fully equipped test kitchen, as well as a co-working office space. Internal, external and mixed teams will leverage Nestlé’s capabilities to bring novel ideas from concept to test shop in only six months. They will have access to Nestlé expertise and key equipment such as small to medium scale production equipment to facilitate the rapid upscaling of products for a test launch in a retail environment.