Alpine Foundation for Life Sciences


The Alpine Foundation for Life Sciences is located in Olivone (Blenio valley). Their goal is to support, coordinate and promote education and research in the field of biosciences.

Group activities

de, en, fr, it

1/2 day

10 - 20


Whole year

Share contents

Thanks for your rating
The Foundation
In particular, it explores the medicinal and aromatic plants and their therapeutic effects in human and veterinary medicine. For this grounds the Alpine Institute organises trainings and scientific conferences in Switzerland and abroad.

The structures of the Foundation
Hereafter the fondation's organs, which can be visited in Olivone:
  • Alpine Institute of Chemistry and Toxicology - AICT
  • Laboratory of Phytopharmacologx - LPHYTO
  • Laboratory of Chemistry and Toxicology - LCTOX
  • Centre of competence in Life Sciences, Music and Sport
  • Medicinal herbs - COFIT

The visit
All the year round it is possible to visit the various structures of the Alpine Foundation for Life Sciences. Many activities are possible during the visit, such as botanical excursions, creation of ointments, oils and handcreams. Businesses, schools, universities and groups interested are all warmly invited to reach Olivone to know closely the activities of the Foundation. Contact the Center for a visit tailored to your personal needs.

Select a different view for your results: